JOE - February 2014

PDT Partners
Quantitative Research & Trading
Quantitative Research Associate -- PhD & Postdoc
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Quantitative Research Associate -- PhD & Postdoc
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, NY, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: quantitative research, hedge fund, algorithmic trading, systematic trading, proprietary trading, quantitative strategies, modeling, economics, econometrics, statistics, finance, trading execution, quant, algorithms,
Deadline Date: 03/1/2014

JOE ID Number: 201402_400163

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PDT Partners is hiring upcoming or recent PhD graduates to create and improve proprietary trading models and strategies while working closely with a deep bench of senior researchers. We have a highly-successful record of hiring, challenging and retaining talented researchers from diverse academic backgrounds.

We are a global investment manager. We deploy quantitative, model-driven strategies to trade liquid assets globally. Composed of a tight-knit community of researchers, technologists and business professionals, we strive to build one of the best quantitative trading firms in the world.

Work collaboratively with experienced researchers on a variety of trading strategies and research projects, with the opportunity to conduct independent research and originate research topics over time
Contribute to the long-term success of our research-driven altorithmic trading business

Skills/attributes required:
PhD in Finance/Math/Economics/Sciences
Strong mathematical and analytical ability
Strong research intuition
Exceptional problem-solving and modeling ability
Excellent communication and collaborative white board skills
Experience with/interested in working with large data sets
Solid programming skills
Meticulous/detail-oriented, and innately driven to understand issues deeply
Self-motivated, highly-productive with a strong sense of ownership and urgency
Enjoy working collaboratively with others in team environment
Interested in contributing to a fun and dynamic work culture
Entrepreneurial and intellectually-curious
Application Instructions:

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Sonsorship for work visas provided

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For more information, phone: 212.621.0400

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