ARPM – Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management › Researcher-in-training
ARPM – Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management is a privately held research and education company, directed by Attilio Meucci, based in New York City with virtual offices world-wide. ARPM’s mission is to set and disseminate the standards for advanced quantitative risk management and quantitative portfolio management across the financial industry: asset management, banking, and insurance.
ARPM is looking for a new:
for a minimum period of 6 months, indefinitely extensible.
The successful candidate will review and code practical case studies and theoretical examples in quantitative finance, contributing to the ARPM Lab. The successful candidate will work full-time, remotely (from home or any other location), constantly communicating via multi-media with the other members of ARPM.
The ARPM researcher-in-training position represents an opportunity for candidates with strong academic background, who wish to apply to real problems in finance the rigorous, research-oriented approach acquired in their schooling.
ARPM emphasizes the constant intellectual growth of its resources. For the first 6 months the researcher-in-training will be focused on specific projects. At the end of this period (s)he will conduct a presentation on the topics covered.
Then, (s)he will start broadening his/her scope, attending the presentations of their peers and seniors, working on broader projects, and acquiring hands-on-knowledge of all the topics of the ARPM Lab. The approximate time required to attain the required level of familiarity with the ARPM Lab is: two years for a recent master’s graduate; one year for a recent PhD graduate.
When ready, the researcher-in-training will be tested on all such topics with an exam. If successful, (s)he will conclude his/her training period, attaining the title of ARPM researcher. The ARPM researcher will then engage in highly quantitative projects with ARPM clients, becoming a profit center.
- Master’s or PhD degree in mathematics, theoretical physics, electrical engineering, or related disciplines
- Good knowledge of statistics and probability
- Proficiency in Python or similar programming languages
- Good command of English
- No knowledge of financial markets is necessary
When applying for the position, please submit the following:
- CV in English
- Motivational letter in English
- Other documents (certificates, etc) you consider relevant
Deadline for applications: 22.02.2019.