• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 16 Aug 17

Assistant Director Research

Location: New York, NY, USA

  • Conducting sophisticated theoretical and empirical research on measurements of credit risk, fixed income valuation, commercial real estate research, and enterprise risk management
  • Coordinating with financial researchers and data analysts on research projects
  • Providing research support to the firm's prototype implementation and software development activities
  • Assisting our marketing and client service teams and clients on the education and implementation of risk management technology
  • Present research findings to technical and non-technical audiences internally and externally


  • You will be part of the Quantitative Research Team


  • Ph. D., or have completed all coursework required by a Ph.D. program, in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics or a closely related field
  • 2+ years of research experience in asset pricing and/or corporate finance
  • Experience with statistical analysis and programming tools such as SAS, R, or Matlab


Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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