JESSE KENDALL, Ph.D.
123 Elm Street, NM 87144,
H:505-555-5555, C: 505-444-4444, email@example.com
Enthusiastic to take on challenging projects involving product
development, pricing, modeling, reserving, profit testing, and
financial reporting in support of key organizational business
objectives. Background as an economist with specialization in
finance and expertise in mathematics/probability/statistics.
Notable practical experience and success in applying modeling
skills to frontier research problems in investment, portfolio
analysis, and asset pricing.
Areas of Interest and Expertise:
Insurance Products...Net & Gross
Interest Rate Rick Management Using
Gap Analysis...Duration & Convexity...Matching & Immunization
Risk Management with
Analysis...Financial Reporting...Value at
Risk...Simulation...Stochastic Model Construction
UNIVERSITY OF ABC,
Division of Social Sciences,
Rio Rancho, NM - 8/20xx to 5/20xx
Teaching Specialist, Department of
Economics and Management:
Taught 160+ undergraduate students all aspects of investment and
portfolio analysis, transnational enterprise, macroeconomic
theory, and principles of macroeconomics. Collaborated with
senior faculty to teach economic growth and development. Covered
valuation of future cash flows, valuation of bonds, term
structure of interest rates, forward contracts, binomial option
pricing models, portfolio theory, exchange rates, and
globalization. Designed curriculum and conducted lectures.
Prepared class exercises, assignments, and exams. Effectively
communicated complex topics into layman's language. Supervised
teaching assistants and graders.
Gained expertise in people management
and motivation by leading students through mini-projects and
Tapped into strengths in time
management, multi-tasking and high-impact presentation
delivery to ensure success.
UNIVERSITY OF BCD,
Department of Economics,
Rio Rancho, NM - 8/20xx to 1/20xx
Instructor, 8/20xx to
1/20xx: Taught financial economics, macroeconomic policy, money
and banking, intermediate microeconomics, and principles of
microeconomics and macroeconomics along with honors.
recitations for principles of macroeconomics.
RESEARCH AND MODELING EXPERIENCE
Developed a dynamic asset allocation model in continuous
time to analyze trading and consumption strategies of an
investor with the option to choose retirement time. Employed
non-convex stochastic optimization, optimal stopping theory,
and martingale analysis to derive optimal portfolio weights
under multiple economic scenarios, including liquidity
constraints. Performed simulations and graphical analysis in
Demonstrated expertise in creating
Excel spreadsheets and programs in VBA and MATLAB to build
cash flow models, calculate duration of a portfolio,
formulate immunization strategies, and price financial
instruments such as options and derivatives using
Black-Scholes-Merton model, finite difference methods, and
Monte Carlo simulation.
HONORS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND
Department of Economics Fellowship | UNIVERSITY OF XYZ,
Rio Rancho, NM, 20xx to 20xx
Department | XYZ INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Rio Rancho,
NM, September 20xx
Economics, Department of Economics | UNIVERSITY OF XYZ,
Rio Rancho, NM, 2008
| XYZ INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, Rio Rancho,
M.Sc (Integrated) Physics,
XYZ INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Rio Rancho, NM, 1996
Microsoft: Excel, Access, Word,
PowerPoint, SAS, SQL, VBA, MATLAB