Research Assistant

Updated: 26 days ago
Deadline: 22 Jul 2022

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a Research Assistant with a focus on big data in finance, in particular transactional level data on individual finances, at the Department of Finance. The research assistant position is a 1 year(s) position. The expected starting date is earliest possible.

Teaching responsibilities of the Department comprise undergraduate and graduate teaching in Finance.

The position includes data cleaning, preparing summary statistics, and regression analyses.

The candidate should possess a Master degree, or equivalent qualifications and have a professional proficiency in English (written and spoken).

The candidate should have experience in working with large transactional level data.

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

Terms of employment
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

For further information please contact: Arna Olafsson, e-mail . Information about the department may be found at .

Applications must be sent via the online recruitment system, using the link below.

Application must include:

  • A statement of application
  • Proof of qualifications and a full CV
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in the fields internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar
  • Recruitment procedure
    The Recruitment Committee expects to shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.

    Applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.

    Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

    Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

    Copenhagen Business School invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position. An appointment committee will review the applications and invite a selection of qualified candidates to an interview.

    One of CBS’ strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias. Applicants are therefore encouraged not to include a photo or unnecessary personal information in their application.

    Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at .

    Closing date: 22 July 2022.

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    CBS is a globally recognised business school with deep roots in the Nordic socio-economic model. We have a broad focus on business and societal challenges of the 21st century. As such we have a full portfolio of high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and education that has equipped generations of professionals and leaders in the private sector and beyond.

    Located at Frederiksberg, Denmark, the school has approx. 21.000 full and part-time students, 760 full-time faculty members, 210 PhD students and 680 administrative staff, and a full portfolio of Bachelor, Master’s, MBA/EMBA, PhD and Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish.

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