New York University Research Scientist/Assistant (Professor Shan Ge) in New York, New York
Prof. Shan Ge (https://www.shan-ge.com/) at NYU Stern's Finance department is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research assistant for one year. The start date is negotiable and can be as early as August 1, 2021.
Professor Ge's research topics include corporate finance, financial intermediation, and household finance. The research scientist will receive mentoring, build relationships with faculty and fellow research scientists, gain valuable experiences, and be part of a stimulating intellectual environment.
An ideal candidate plans to apply to a PhD program in finance or economics in the future and is proficient in at least one of the following: SAS, Stata, R, Matlab, or Python. Training in economics or finance is not a requirement. The candidate should have at least completed BA or equivalent education by 2021 summer.
Research duties include, but are not limited to:
• Performing statistical analyses and write up results
• Data scraping from websites and other non-traditional data sources
• Proofreading and providing feedback
• Conducting literature reviews
• Communicating with Prof. Ge and coauthors about progress
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To apply, please upload your CV, including information on GPA and research experience, as well as complete undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts (unofficial is fine). Candidates are also encouraged to enclose a cover letter describing previous research experience, as well as sample research work, including term papers or thesis. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
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