PCAOB Solicits Candidates for Economic Research Fellowships for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

Washington, DC, Oct. 14, 2014

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that it is seeking candidates for economic research fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Up to four Fellows will be chosen to conduct research within the Center for Economic Analysis, which was established to study the role and relevance of the audit in capital formation and investor protection, and to encourage related economic research.

The fellowships will start in August 2015 or a mutually agreed-upon date and will continue for 12 months with the possibility of a single one-year renewal.

Candidates should have an active interest in auditing, the capital markets and regulatory oversight matters. Additional details on the fellowship positions and the application process are available on the PCAOB website.

Applications are due no later than January 15, 2015.