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Research Economist Positions at PIER, Bank of Thailand

In Job openings, Uncategorized on December 9, 2015 at 11:18 pm

Research Economist Positions at PIER, Bank of Thailand

The Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research (PIER) of the Bank of Thailand seeks economists at various experience levels for the positions of Economic Analyst/Research Economist/Senior Research Economist.

Candidates are required to have an advanced degree in a quantitative field, preferably a Ph.D. degree in economics or finance. Applicants should have a strong interest in delivering high-quality policy-relevant economic research; demonstrable ability to identify and address complex policy issues; competence in econometric and statistical methodologies; and excellent writing and communication skills in Thai and English. A strong track record of research publications and/or work experience in an academic or research institution is a plus.

About PIER

PIER operates as a semi-autonomous unit unitwithin the Bank of Thailand. PIER endeavors to foster and promote high-quality economic research in Thailand through a centralized platform for collaboration and dissemination of policy-relevant research. To learn more about PIER, please visit:http://www.pier.or.th/.

Interested and qualified candidates should email a current CV and a sample of recent research to pymm@bot.or.th.

Quantitative Researcher Position in Bangkok

In Job openings on September 13, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Quantitative Researcher (in Bangkok, Thailand)

WorldQuant Research (Thailand) Co., LTD., seeks 10 mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering (Chemical, Petroleum, Automotive, etc.) majors for quantitative researcher positions involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets.

Candidates need not have prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets. Our highly accomplished senior staff will provide the new hires with mentoring and guidance to help them succeed.

We offer outstanding career opportunities, which include:

–     Competitive financial rewards, relative to performance and position

–     Friendly and collegial working environment

–     Opportunity for promotion to Vice President in 2 to 4 years

–     Rare opportunity to learn from highly successful investment experts

Job requirements:

–     Possess or expect a BS degree from one of Thailand’s top 2 universities (or from one of the top 50 universities in the world) with top class ranking, awards or distinctions – in a highly analytical field, such as:

–  Mathematics

–  Computer Science

–  Physics

–  Engineering (Chemical, Petroleum and Automotive)

–  or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative

–     Ranked as top 20% in class for bachelor’s degree

–     Have a research scientist mind-set, i.e., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart, a self-starter, etc.

–     Be competent in a programming language (C++ or C)

–     Possess good English language skills

–     Have a strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets

–     Have a strong work ethic

Additional preferred qualifications:

–     Preferably possess or will soon have a Masters or Ph.D. degree from one of Thailand’s top universities or a leading foreign university

–     Several years’ work experience in financial industries or quantitative research is a plus

–     Possession of an international or regional Mathematical Olympiad medal is a plus

Position based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV (or any questions) in ENGLISH and local language to WQThailandjobs@worldquant.com

 

 

Quantitative Strategist Position at Phatra Securities

In Job openings on February 8, 2012 at 12:59 am

Job Opening: Quantitative Strategist Position at Phatra Securities 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement systematic (quantitative) equity trading strategies, including high-frequency strategies.
  • Assist in developing new investment trading ideas.
  • Monitor the development in financial markets and the performance of the strategies.

Qualifications

  • High caliber Bachelor’s degree or above graduates in finance or economics or related field.
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skill.
  • Highly developed quantitative skills including basic programming languages and statistics/econometrics.
  • Knowledgeable in finance.
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in the equity market, especially in proprietry trading and/or executions, is preferred.
  • Strong passion for investing.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Fluent in Thai and English is preferred.
  • Mature, team oriented and self-confident.

Interested candidates can contact Jon Wongswan at jon@phatrasecurities.com

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