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Research Assistant / Research Associate / Post-doctoral Fellow (Equity Markets and Quantitative Investment) - various positions

Job Posting Details The appointees will work closely with a faculty team on the role of traditional and alternative data in equity markets and investments. They will be required to perform specific research tasks including but not limited to identifying stock market anomalies and testing quantitative investment strategies, and performing any other duties as assigned.Applicants should have a PhD degree (for Research Associate / Post-doctoral Fellow positions) or a master's degree (for Research Assistant positions) in economics, finance or a related discipline. The ideal candidates should be familiar with security valuation/pricing and modern portfolio theories; be able to read/present academic literature on the capital markets; have strong quantitative skills and experience in data cleansing, data manipulation, and analysis; be proficient in python programming; have a proactive and research mindset; and be able to work independently and team-oriented with good interpersonal skills. Knowledge of machine learning will be an added advantage. (Duration: 1 year, renewable)Fringe benefits such as medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.Interested applicants are requested to send a curriculum vitae with a letter of intent describing their motivation, qualifications, skills and experience relevant to the position, as well as at least one academic paper/writing sample.Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.var RichTextValue = PTRTEFillcache('/psc/hrmsxprod_newwin/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL','PT_RTE_IMG_DB_LOC','record://PTRTDB','HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$0','1');var TextAreaObject = document.getElementById('HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$0');if (typeof(TextAreaObject) != 'undefined' && TextAreaObject != null) TextAreaObject.innerHTML = RichTextValue;

Research Assistant / Research Associate / Post-doctoral Fellow (Equity Markets and Quantitative Investment) - various positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Full time

Published on 06/28/2024

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