Assistant Director - Research
Job Description As an assistant director in research department, you will have the opportunity to join our Quantitative Research team which has a rich history of providing leading edge research and thought leadership in the risk and valuation arena. Specific responsibilities may include:
• Conducting sophisticated theoretical and empirical research on measurements of risk and valuation
• Coordinating with financial researchers and data analysts on research projects
• Providing research support to the prototype implementation and software development activities
• Present research findings to technical and non-technical audiences
- PhD or Master's Degree in quantitative fields including but not limited to Economics, Finance, Statistics, Math, Accounting, Operations Research, ECE, Computer science;
- Research experience with large data and machine learning;
- Proficiency in statistical analysis and programming tools such as R, Python, or Matlab;
- Excellent written, oral and presentation communication skills.
- Knowledge in economic and/or financial modelling is a plus;
- Knowledge on ESG or climate risk is a plus
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