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The Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance (s/bf-HSG) is known for its innovative research and executive education activities in the field of banking and finance and, as a reliable partner and part of the University of St.Gallen, promotes the dialogue between science and practice. The institute with its approximately 30 employees cooperates on an interdisciplinary basis with a number of institutes and universities in Switzerland and abroad. You can find more information about us on our website.

Before you submit your application, please ensure that your degree matches the formal requirements to enroll in a PhD program at the University of St.Gallen.

Please upload a single PDF file including your CV, a short motivation letter, transcript of Bachelor and Master grades, and an exemplary piece of academic writing (your Master thesis or a term paper) in the application platform. In addition, please provide contacts of at least two references.
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Research Associate / Ph.D. Student in Private Markets (m/f/d)

Your tasks

The Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance (s/bf-HSG) at the University of St.Gallen seeks to hire a Research Associate (PhD Position). This position should be of particular interest to candidates interested in pursuing an academic-oriented PhD at the Chair of Private Markets and Alternative Investments. The researcher will benefit from hands-on experience with research methods and opportunities to work closely with national and international corporate partners and potential references at the world's leading academic institutions.
This position provides excellent opportunities to develop valuable analytic skills and gain deep insights into diverse areas of Private Markets that are applicable to a broad spectrum of exciting career paths ranging from academia to central banking and financial services industry.
The Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance work environment is informal, intellectually stimulating, and exciting.

Your profile

Candidates for this position are expected to enroll in the PhD program in Finance at the University of St.Gallen (GPEF), with the doctoral supervisor being Prof. Dr. Tereza Tykvová. Since recently, University of St.Gallen is a member of the Swiss Finance Institute.

The candidate should fulfill the following qualifications:
• Outstanding Master's degree in economics/finance or a related field from a leading university or business school
• Strong interest in private markets
• Demonstrated suitability to work on analytical problems and solid empirical analysis skills
• Previous research experience in private markets or corporate finance is a definite plus
• First practical experience in a profession closely related to private markets is a plus

"A place where knowledge is created" - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 9800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff
St Gallen Switzerland


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