Research Associate/Research Assistant (Data Analytics) (Job ID: 5230)

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Information Technology > Database Administrator (DBA)
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 17/03/2020

Job Title:        Research Associate/Research Assistant (Data Analytics)
Department:    School of Business and Management (Fintech Research Project)
Job ID:              5230

Job Posting Details

The appointee will work closely with faculty to conduct and support empirical research in fintech areas, especially in quantitative modeling and analysis. 

Applicants should have a bachelor's or a master's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, or computer science with strong quantitative skills and experience in data cleansing, management, and analysis using packages such as R and SAS. Programing Experience in Java/Python programming preferred. The appointee should be independent and team-oriented with good technical background and interpersonal skills. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

(Applicants who have applied earlier to the same position need not re-apply.)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (https://hkustcareers.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Thursday, 16 April 2020. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

 

 

 

 

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal. For posts (1) and (2), a gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (http://jobs.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 4 November 2018, unless indicated otherwise. For post (3), applicants should also upload their curriculum vitae, a letter of intent describing their motivation, qualifications, skills and experience relevant to this position, and at least one writing sample to the online system. In the letter of intent, applicants should also indicate what languages they are proficient in reading. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.