NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SECURITIES MARKETS
FACULTY POSITION AT NISM - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a Public trust established in 2006 by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator of the securities markets in India.
NISM’s mission is to engage in capacity building among the stakeholders in the securities markets through, professional education, financial literacy, enhancing governance standards and fostering policy research.
The Institute carries out a wide range of capacity building activities at various levels aimed at enhancing the quality standards of and increase the participation in the securities markets.
The Institute conducts one-year full-time Post Graduate programmes in Securities Markets (PGPSM), Post Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Finance (PGDQF), part-time Post Graduate programmes in Financial Engineering and Risk Management (PGFERM), Certification in Data Science (PGCDS), Certificate in Treasury Management (CTM) and Certificate in Securities Law (CSL). Further, the Institute also conducts several short-term programmes, workshops, seminars and certification courses for various market participants in the securities markets. NISM also acts as an Academic partner with several institutes of repute. For more details, please visit NISM’s website www.nism.ac.in
Currently, NISM is functioning from Vashi, Navi Mumbai. A state-of-the-art campus on a 70-acre plot of land at Patalganga (around 45 minutes drive from Vashi, Navi Mumbai) is under construction and is nearing completion. To augment its faculty resources, NISM invites applications for the following positions. Specific eligibility conditions for each position are given below.
Position & Maximum
Age as on
Ph.D or equivalent in appropriate branch with First class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) at the preceding degree with a very good academic record throughout
Minimum 6 years teaching / research / industrial experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor in IITs, IIMs or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or foreign institution/s of comparable standards
Adequate relevant publications in high quality refereed journals
Note: Mere fulfillment of eligibility conditions does not guarantee further short-listing. Preference shall be given to those candidates who are having qualifications and experience related to Financial and Securities markets.
Candidates applying for a faculty position should have a demonstrated ability to make their intellectual contribution accessible to experienced managers through teaching, training and published work. Candidates should have a strong understanding of current developments in the related field. Faculty members are responsible for carrying out research, designing and teaching courses, conducting continuing education programmes and web-based education, institution development, and consultancy.
Teaching: The following are the functional teaching areas for candidates seeking faculty position
Corporate Finance, Securities Analysis, Financial Management, Derivatives, Algorithmic Trading and Quantitative Strategies, Fixed Income Securities, Portfolio Management, Mutual Funds, Behavioral Finance, Operations including Quantitative methods (Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research), Project Management, Strategic Management including M&A, Joint Ventures & Alliances, Operations Strategy, Corporate Governance, Commerce and Economics, Financial Engineering, Risk Management, Econometrics, Data Sciences, Analytics, Computer Science, etc.
Research: Faculty is expected to contribute towards Project Research Studies or academic papers, publications, content writing etc.
Administration: Design and delivery of Trading on Simulated Software (TOSS) programs in PG, conduct of other training programs / workshops / seminars, conduct of examinations including evaluation / assessment, grading, consultancy etc.
Expectation from selected candidates:
Selected candidates are expected to teach across various programmes, particularly in the PGPSM/PGPERM/PGDQF/PGCDS etc. and engage in high quality research to be published in leading academic journals. In addition, they are expected to contribute to academic administration as per the norms set by the institute from time to time.
Note: NISM reserves the right to modify the selection process at any point of time.
Remuneration: As per industry standards.
Duration: Selected candidate shall be offered contractual appointment of one-year to five-year period. Further extension will be subject to maintaining high standards of performance to the satisfaction of the management.
For processing the applications, the last date for receiving application is 3RD March 2017.
Interested candidate may submit their applications online in the prescribed format along with the detailed CV - Click here