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TIAA Dir, Quantitative Research in SAN FRANCISCO, California


Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at


As a Director for Nuveen’sQuantitative Strategies team you will have the opportunity toarchitect and influence the direction of our quantitative research. Partnering with Portfolio Managers, key stakeholders and technology, you will lead in the identification, planning, and prioritization processes that will drive high-level functional concepts from roadmaps through proof-of-concepts to production. Your role will be engaged in theresearch associated with quantitative and index strategies that span global public markets in fixed income, equity, and responsible investment.


  • Research new ideas to enhance existing quantitativemulti-factor stock selection models.

  • Work with Quantitative Portfolio Managers to enhance allfacets of their strategies from alpha models, risk management, portfolioconstruction, trading to performance attribution and reporting.

  • Manage and enhance the quantitative investmentinfrastructure


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’sdegree required; master’s degree orPhD in a technicalfield of study such as computer science, computational linguistics, statistics,mathematics,or engineering preferred

  • Five or more years of fixed income or equityquantitative research experience

  • CFA preferred

Desired Experience

  • Experience working withartificial intelligence and machine learningwithnatural language processingpreferred

  • Excellentclient-relationship management, communication, networking and influencingskills

  • Self-motivated with strongproject management and analytical capabilities

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1721469

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Jan 22, 2020