Thursday, July 16, 2015

J.P. Morgan Chase Institute - Research Analyst Position for Recent Grad

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Analyst who will help conduct original research on consumer finance and small business topics using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economics and statistics; be knowledgeable about the current economic policy debate and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.
 Job Responsibilities
  • Conduct cutting-edge analyses using Institute data that add to both the public and academic discourse; develop insights and implications from the analyses in conjunction with PhD fellows, academic advisors, and internal thought-leaders
  • Responsible for identifying cutting-edge topics for the Institute’s research agenda.
  • Responsible for developing  research papers, slide presentations, and blog posts for both internal and external audiences; present research findings to communities of interest including think tanks, policy makers, and other decision-makers
  • Contribute to efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team

Qualifications

  • Candidates with quantitative social sciences research experience are strongly preferred, especially those with experience in R, Stata, Python or SQL.
  • Strong background in econometrics
  • Experience working with big data (e.g. 1,000,000 data points and more)
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial services and business issues is a plus
  • Strong writing and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a high-performance, professional environment, with quick turn-around and changing priorities
  • Experience working in a fast, paced changing environment; comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context
  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor.
  • Must be able to take initiative to explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly.
  • Must be team-player and able to work in small, collaborative environment, often at a fast pace and under time constraints.
  • Must have the flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field
Click here to apply.