The Wharton Initiative on Financial Policy and Regulation (WIFPR) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to support its activities in the field of bankruptcy and restructuring. WIFPR sponsors research, organizes conferences and events, and supports faculty and students at the intersection of finance, law, and policy.
The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for coordinating WIFPR’s work in bankruptcy/restructuring. More generally, responsibilities include: conducting original research on bankruptcy/restructuring, contributing to WIFPR’s academic programming, engaging with stakeholders, and assisting Faculty Directors and the Senior Fellow with WIFPR events and administration generally.
The postdoctoral fellow will receive a competitive salary and associated benefits. There is no teaching obligation.
The candidate must have a JD or PhD. The candidate should also have some experience with data analysis.
The term of appointment is two years, beginning July 1, 2023. The ideal candidate would have the intention of pursuing a research career in either law, economics, or finance.
To be considered as a candidate for this position, you must email WhartonIFPR@wharton.upenn.edu with a resume, cover letter, graduate school transcript, a writing sample, and contact information for two references. In addition, please arrange for these two references to email letters of recommendation on your behalf to WhartonIFPR@wharton.upenn.edu. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2023.
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