Research Assistant in Quantitative Finance - Rabat

Gestion / Comptabilité / Finance - Secteur Enseignement / Formation

  • De 3 à 5 ans
  • 1 poste(s) sur Rabat et région - Maroc
  • Bac +5 et plus Minimum

Conventionnel Respect des règles Rationalisme Organisation Besoin d'objectivité

  • CDD
  • Télétravail : Non
Publiée il y a 27 jours sur - Postulez avant le 05/11/2023

Entreprise :

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Poste :

Job Title: Research Assistant in Quantitative Finance


The Africa Business School (ABS) within Mohammed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P, Morocco) is recruiting two research assistants.


The Africa Business School is dedicated to creating a rigorous and inclusive center for the development of research and learning in the continent. Drawing on strong private and public support, and in partnership with Columbia University, HEC Paris, and Ecole Polytechnique, ABS aims to become a trendsetter for shaping the social and business landscape in Africa and beyond.


The school is seeking candidates with ambitious career goals, preferably with direct relevance for the African continent. Readiness to be a self-starter is essential.


Job Duties may include, but are not limited to:


· Performing research in the field of quantitative finance.

· Conducting data collection and literature reviews.

· Providing statistical and analytical support to the research team.

· Simulation and Modeling: Developing mathematical models or equations based on research objectives and incorporating concepts of quantitative finance as necessary.

· Writing code: Developing and implementing algorithms, numerical methods, or statistical models using programming languages such as R, Python, MATLAB, and more.

· Collaborating on the production of research publications.

· Working in conjunction with other research team members to ensure the achievement of project goals and deadlines.

· Collaborating with fellow researchers to deliver quantitative research projects.

· Contributing to the publication of reports and articles in top-rated journals.

Required Skills:


· Applicants must have a master's degree in quantitative finance, engineering, statistics, operational research, mathematics, or an equivalent field.

· Candidates must possess strong programming skills in languages such as MATLAB, R, Python, or C++.

· Excellent command of English and strong communication skills.

· Critical and conceptual thinking skills are essential.


Location: ABS has its main campus in Rabat and is a part of Mohamed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P) which is in Ben Guerir, Morocco, near Marrakesh. This position will be based in Rabat.


The application must contain:


1. A Cover Letter

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae


In your profile please upload:


3. A List of Three References

4. One Recommendation Letter

Profil recherché :

Preferred Skills:


· Experience with quantitative research methods and models is preferred.

· Knowledge of financial markets (e.g., instruments, financial modeling, econometrics, financial risk management, etc.) would be advantageous.

· Demonstrated research activity and published work is desirable.

· Willingness to pursue Ph.D. studies is encouraged.

The position offers:


· Life & medical insurance

· Retirement

· Maternity leave

· Paid vacations


Competitive candidates will exhibit a desire to contribute to the formation of an emerging school.

Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to conduct research in English. The ideal candidate will also have a proven track record of previous experience conducting research on topics related to Finance or similar fields.

Adresse de notre siège :

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150

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