The Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics (SHoF) is accepting applications for a two-year pre-doctoral research analyst position. Candidates would ideally begin around June 1, 2019 and would work for two years before applying to graduate school in Finance, Economics or another social science.
SHoF is Sweden’s national research center in financial economics and is an internationally top ranked academic department. For more information about SHoF please visit https://www.houseoffinance.se.
As a research analyst, you will be working on cutting-edge research projects in such areas of finance as household finance, behavioral finance, corporate finance, and asset pricing finance. You will work in close contact with the researchers at SHoF and the SSE Finance Department. The program serves as an ideal bridge between university and PhD program for students interested in empirical finance research. Our previous research analysts are either enrolled in top PhD programs in Europe and US or working in the industry as data scientists and financial analysts.
Applicants should be completing (or have recently completed) a Master’s degree and have strong quantitative and programming skills. Candidates need not to have Economics/Finance degree, but you should have a strong interest in financial research and some experience with finance. Ideally you should have solid knowledge of Stata, Matlab/R, and Python, experience in web scraping would also be appreciated. Excellent spoken and written English is a requirement, Swedish language is a plus.
SHoF is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their country of origin, gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.
Applicants should submit their CV, transcripts and cover letter (optional) by March 10th, 2019.
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