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CENTER FOR BIG DATA IN FINANCE (BIGFI) IS LOOKING FOR STUDENT ASSISTANTS Center for Big Data in Finance (BIGFI) is looking to hire 1-2 student assistants who are interested in supporting us in our research via data collection and cleaning, calculations, model implementation and information retrieval. Ideal profile  We are looking for a student who has taken courses in Financial Economics, Mathematics, Probability, and Statistics and who enjoys working with data and/or the implementation of models in e.g. Excel, Stata, Matlab, R, Python, or SAS. To be considered for the position, students should have achieved top grades (10 or 12, or international equivalent) in most relevant subjects and have excellent communication skills in both written and oral English.  Working at BIGFI In this position, students work approximately 10-15 hours a week, but we are flexible with respect to courses and exam periods. BIGFI offers students an opportunity to explore the world of research on the job, offering insights into a potential future career as a researcher. Working for BIGFI can also be a great stepping stone for an application to economics and finance PhD programs.  How to apply If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application via the “apply now button” no later than August 20, 2024. Your application must include the following: Short motivation letter, including a description of your experience working with data (max. 1 page) CV, including a description of the following competencies: Programming languages (R, Python, etc.) and possibly other software Databases (WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, etc.) Exam record with grades Conditions of employment Employment will be according to the HK-organisationsaftale and the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and Offentligt Ansattes Organisationer (OAO-S Fællesoverenskomsten). The salary currently amounts to between DKK 140.57 and DKK 147.46 and depends on previous clerical occupation and level of education. Pension contributions are made. The pension contribution amounts to 15% of the pensionable salary components. It is a prerequisite for employment that you are a student enrolled at a Danish institution in higher education or in a professional bachelor program; and that, at the start date at the latest, you have a physical address in Denmark, a Danish social security number and a Danish bank account. We are interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis until the candidates have been found, so please apply as soon as possible. We are looking forward to receiving your application! More information If you would like to know more about the position, please contact: Center Coordinator Nina Ivalu Sigurdsen Email:  Ansøgningsfrist: 20. august 2024.