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FRIC Seeks Student Assistants

Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC) is looking to hire one or more student assistants who are interested in supporting us in our research via data collection and cleaning, calculations, model implementation and information retrieval. 
Ideal profile  
We are looking for a student who has taken courses in Financial Economics, Mathematics, Probability, and Statistics and who enjoys working with data and/or the implementation of models in e.g. Excel, Stata, Matlab, R, or SAS. In order to be considered for the position, students should have achieved top grades (10 or 12, or international equivalent) in most subjects and have excellent communication skills in both written and oral English. 
Working at FRIC 
In this position, students work approximately 10-15 hours a week, but we are flexible with respect to courses and exam periods. FRIC offers students an opportunity to figure out on the job whether or not a career as a researcher might be interesting. Furthermore, the position may also serve as inspiration for a thesis. 
How to apply 
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an electronic application no later than May 28, 2018. 
Please apply online by clicking on the Apply link below.
Start date can either be in June or in August 2018. 
Your application must include the following: 
  • Motivation Letter (short) 
  • CV: please also include a description of the following competencies: 
    • Programming languages (C++, SAS etc.) 
    • Numerical methods 
    • Data bases (Compustat, Bankscope etc.) 
    • Other software (Access etc.) 
  • Exam record 
Applications without exam records will not be considered! 
We are looking forward to receiving your application. 
More information
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact:
Center Coordinator Julie de Molade
Tel: 38153737

Closing date: 28 May 2018.

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How to apply

1. Enter the vacant position you wish to apply for
Click on the link Apply online at the bottom of the page. You will then be directed to an external webpage which is the recruitment system.

2. Application form
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