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JP Morgan Chase Institute- Research Associate for Financial Markets

Req #: 180077558

Location: New York, NY,US

Job Category: Corporate Staff

Job Description:

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers - policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders - appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase's unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Associate in its New York, NY, office who will help conduct original research on Financial Markets topics using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economics and statistics; be knowledgeable about financial markets, the current economic policy debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset. For an example of the types of Research the Associate will be involved in, please visit https://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/institute/research-financial-markets.htm.

Job Responsibilities

* Work alongside research team, PhD students, and academic advisors to create cutting-edge analyses using the Institute's anonymized administrative data (e.g., investor transactions data) alone or in combination with publicly-available data.


* Contribute to the identification of promising topics for the Institute's research agenda.


* Contribute to efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team.



Qualifications

* Master's degree and two years of related job experience preferred.


* Extensive statistical coding experience, especially experience using R, SQL, or Python.


* Strong background in quantitative empirical social sciences research using econometrics or other statistical/machine learning methods.


* Experience working with big data (e.g. 1,000,000 data points and more), especially administrative big data, and big data technology (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, etc.).


* Demonstrated understanding of financial markets and instruments.


* Strong writing and oral communication skills.


* Ability to work in a high-performance, fast-paced environment that requires quick turn-around.


* 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.



Application Requirements

* Current resume and cover letter


* Statistical coding sample and a writing sample that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper)


* Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan (www.jpmorgan.com) is the investment banking arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.5 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its JPMorgan and Chase brands.

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