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Subject Research Assistant - Centre for Financial Innovation & Development,
From Brenda Ng
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:51:34 +0800
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Research Assistant Recruitment
The Centre for Financial Innovation and Development (CFID)
Faculty of Business and Economics

The Centre for Financial Innovation and Development (CFID) is aimed to
enhance Hong Kong's competitive edge as a regional financial centre in
an age of global capital flow.

The Centre is always looking for curious, dedicated people interested in
getting involved with research projects. The current projects in the
Centre are related to Financial Technology (FinTech) and other empirical
research. For current projects, we are recruiting research assistants
with following expertise.

1. Basic knowledge in financial systems
•        familiar with institutional details in Chinese capital market
•        or experienced in collecting and cleaning all kinds of data

2. Programming skills
•        familiar with programming languages, such as Python, R or others
•        Implementation of machine learning, managing large datasets, and web
crawling

Students majoring in finance/economics/accounting/statistics/computer
science are encouraged to apply. Any candidate who is hired will be paid
on an hourly basis. The research experience will help the student in
further quantitative research in the financial market or graduate
program applications. Those who perform well will be recommended by the
Centre. Former research group members have matriculated to top graduate
programs at MIT, LSE, Imperial College London and etc. Other members
have obtained positions in financial institutions, such as Hang Seng
Bank, Jingdong Finance and etc.

Interested applicants should email a current CV to Mr. Sibo Liu
(sibo@hku.hk).

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