Research Associate at University of Manchester

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Sarah Zhang

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Apr 25, 2018, 5:45:11 AM4/25/18
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The University of Manchester invites applications for the position of

Research Associate - Experimental Assessment of the Societal Impact of Algorithmic Traders in Asset Markets

This post is to support the ESRC funded project, “Experimental Assessment of the Societal Impact of Algorithmic Traders in Asset Markets”, working with the grant holders, Dr. Sarah Zhang, and Prof. Jason Shachat and Prof. Julian Williams from Durham University and Prof. Tibor Neugebauer from University of Luxembourg, and the other support staff members. The main tasks are to: i) design and execute laboratory experiments, ii) contribute to the econometric analysis of the data, iii) provide programming assistance to help achieve the research objectives of this grant. Excellent programming skills in one or more programming languages (such as Java, C++) are essential to this post.


As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.  


Further particulars: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=15088


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr. Sarah Zhang

Email: sarah...@manchester.ac.uk

Sarah Zhang

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Apr 26, 2018, 2:56:08 AM4/26/18
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The University of Manchester invites applications for the position

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Apr 26, 2018, 3:00:00 AM4/26/18
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Dear EF Society,

 

I would like to bring your attention, and for you to share with others,  two research-associate/post-doctoral positions in the area of Experimental Finance and asset markets; one position will be based at the University of Manchester and the other at Durham University.  We are looking for qualified candidates with an interest in experimental finance.  These two year posts are to support the ESRC funded project, “Experimental Assessment of the Societal Impact of Algorithmic Traders in Asset Markets”, working with the grant holders, Dr. Sarah Zhang, and Prof. Jason Shachat and Prof. Julian Williams from Durham University and Prof. Tibor Neugebauer from University of Luxembourg. Successful applicant will have opportunities of collaborative and independent research, broadly related to the topics of the project. 

The start dates are flexible but with a strong priority for a date prior to December 1, 2018. Note the position in Manchester is open to those who haven't completed their PhD. but expect to by Sept 1, 2019. This position is already been officially posted and  you can find further details and the process to apply at the official posting https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=15088. Please note this closing date for application for this position, April 30, is fast approaching.  The post at Durham will be advertised and opened for applications in the coming weeks. Please contact Prof. Jason Shachat at jason....@dur.ac.uk or Dr. Sarah Zhang: sarah...@manchester.ac.uk if you have further questions or inquiry.

 

Best Wishes,

 

Jason

 


Jason Shachat

Professor of Experimental Economics

Co-Director Behavioural and Experimental Northeast Cluster (BENC)

Durham University Business School

Mill Hill Lane, Durham City

DH1 3LB, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 3345895    

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