The position will suit a candidate who intends to gain experience of research in finance before applying to graduate school in finance, economics, or another social science. As a research analyst, you will be working on cutting-edge research projects in finance. You will work in close contact with researchers at the Department of Finance. 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 the US or working in industry as data scientists or financial analysts.
The successful candidate will be based full time in Stockholm for the duration of the position.
Applicants should be completing (or have recently completed) a Master’s degree in a field related to economics, finance, or computer science and have strong quantitative and programming skills. Solid programming skills are expected in a minimum of two of the following: Stata, SAS, SQL, Matlab, or R. Proficiency in Python, familiarity with Natural Language Processing, and experience in web scraping are a plus. Excellent spoken and written English is a requirement.
About the School
The Stockholm School of Economics is a private and independent institution located in central Stockholm. It is the premier place for undergraduate, graduate and executive education in Sweden, with a unique relationship to the Swedish business and financial community. The Department of Finance is one of the leading centers of financial research in Europe.
SSE 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 gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.