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.
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
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