Research Assistant in Finance

Imperial College London Business School

Job summary

Situated at the heart of London, Imperial College London is a research-focused university that has been consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world and the top five institutions in Europe in the past ten years. The Department of Finance at Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for a Pre-doctoral Research Assistant in an area relevant to the department’s research profile. Of particular interest are...

Job listing information

  • Reference BUS00580
  • Date posted 2 March 2023
  • Closing date 30 March 2023

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus - Hybrid
  • Position type Part time, fixed term
  • Salary £38,194 – £41,388 (pro rata) plus benefits
  • Department Business School
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

Situated at the heart of London, Imperial College London is a research-focused university that has been consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world and the top five institutions in Europe in the past ten years.

The Department of Finance at Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for a Pre-doctoral Research Assistant in an area relevant to the department’s research profile. Of particular interest are candidates with an interest in Corporate Finance. Applicants must hold an MSc or be near completion in Finance or a related field.

Duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will work in the ERC project grow that studies the impact of financing frictions on small and medium firm growth and performance.

This position will be suitable for candidates who have recently completed or be near completion of their MSc and wish to further develop their research skills and advance their ongoing research before applying for PhD programs. Part of the data processing and analysis needs to be performed on site (in Portugal) so will require occasional travel to Portugal.

Essential requirements

You will have excellent data skills (Stata proficiency is required) and ideally you will have some knowledge of the Portuguese language. Previous experience working with Portuguese Administrative data is highly preferred. You will benefit from an active research environment and exposure to leading senior scholars that support the development of a research profile commensurate with a leading business school, whilst gaining valuable teaching experience.

Further information

This is a Part-Time (0.8 FTE) and Fixed Term contract for 18 months.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Anna Wilhelme – a.wilhelme@imperial.ac.uk