Investment Research Aide, Senior, Dumac

North Carolina, United States
23 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

*This is a temporary, limited-term position - This will be a summer internship. Job will run for ~10 weeks* 

Work Performed

  • Assist in the identification, evaluation, selection, and monitoring of money managers: including interviewing managers, performing on-site due diligence trips, attending conferences and annual meetings, completing reference checks.
  • Assist in determining the appropriate asset allocation for DUMAC's portfolios.
  • Perform quantitative analysis on current and potential investments.
  • Draft reports detailing investment recommendations and actions.
  • Undertake research projects related to portfolio management and new investment areas.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities    

Quantitative Proficiency (Excel)
General understanding of basic financial concepts  

Location Durham


Job Family Level 06

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, data collection and research principles normally acquired through two years post secondary education.


Work requires one year research or clerical experience to be familiar with the basic techniques and forms used to compile and store information in a manual or computerized research data file.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE* An optional typing speed of 40 corrected words per minute may be required.