Introduction to a Basic “Quant” Match Making Service

Introduction to a Basic “Quant” Match Making Service

April 13, 2017 Business Updates
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(Last Updated On: April 13, 2017)

We were recently asked by Aaron Brask, one of our guest bloggers, why we don’t provide a “job board” on our site. Aaron works for several large family offices and he says it is incredibly difficult to find intellectually honest talent.

Aaron also pointed out that we have a unique community of savvy, curious, and genuinely engaged readers both on the job seeker side and on the employer side.

For example, perhaps you’d like to be a taxidermist and simultaneously calculate differential equations on a white board at the same time? We can probably find the person who will hire you, but it is unlikely a typical job recruiter could say the same…

Source here and changes were made

In fact, when we posted a job request from an Alpha Architect family office client, we received overwhelming response, and the family was able to get a placement within a few weeks. So maybe we can help out in this regard!

Anyway, I thought Aaron raised a good point so we went ahead and set up a basic functionality “job board” for our community. Feel free to post jobs.

We’ll be posting our currently available positions as well.

You can always access the links via our sidebar:

Good luck.


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Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned a PhD, and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and a number of academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to multiple industry outlets, to include the following: Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ETF.com, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Bertrand

    A great addition would be a subscription service for the offers posted.

    I am reading your blog through RSS feeds (Feedly all the way!) and would find it handy if you could generate one for any new job added. I think it could help spread the word.

    Cheers,

  • Hannibal Smith

    Very cool. I’ve actually been thinking for quite some time that AA would be that impossibly possible firm I would ever be motivated to give up early semi-retirement to have a job with. It’s not a job when you’re having fun! But, still not enough motivation to get those silly letters after my name just to get any attention. It sounds like your family offices do see beyond the B.S..

  • Hannibal Smith
  • ha! yes, as a former intelligence officer i can attest to that statement…

  • i’ll have to dig in and figure out how to do this. we’re buried in a pile of various ops at the moment but we’ll tackle it over summer

  • Bertrand

    Thanks, no rush though! I guess an email subscription would also do the trick.
    Cheers,