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Associate Quantitative Researcher

Location: Boston Salary: $120000 - $150000 per annum + bonus
Sector: Banking and Finance Type: Permanent
Role overview

We are seeking an Associate Quantitative Researcher to develop and improve quantitative investment strategies in financial markets. Responsibilities include the following:

* Identifying new investment ideas or innovative data sources
* Gathering and refining complex data for modeling
* Coding and performing statistical analysis to build and refine models
* Interpreting, presenting, and implementing the results
* Conduct research on various implementation aspects of investment strategies such as trading cost models, risk models, optimization, and portfolio construction

Qualifications

* PhD degree (or candidate) from top program in Physics or similar field
* Experience with equity research preferred, but not required
* Independent thinker with good economic intuition and strong record of original research
* Demonstrated problem solving ability
* Excellent quantitative skills from formal training in econometrics or statistics, and extensive experience in utilizing those skills in empirical research
* Strong programming skills analyzing large and complex data with statistical tools (e.g. Python, R, SAS)
* Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly
* Passionate about investing, hard-working, self-motivated with strong attention to detail. Eager to learn in a highly intellectual, collaborative environment

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