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Research Assistant

Imperial College London - Imperial College Business School

Location: London
Salary: £36,694 - £39,888 per annum (pro-rata 0.8 FTE)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 4th November 2021
Job Ref: BUS00402

Department/Faculty: Department of Finance, Business School

Salary: £36,694 - £39,888 per annum (pro-rata 0.8 FTE)

Campus: South Kensington

Job summary

The Department of Finance at Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for a Pre-doctoral Research Assistant in an area relevant to the department’s research profile. Of particular interest are candidates with an interest in Corporate Finance.

Situated at the heart of London, Imperial College London is a research-focused university that has been consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world and the top five institutions in Europe in the past ten years.

Duties and responsibilities

You will work in the ERC project grow that studies the impact of financing frictions on small and medium firm growth and performance. This position will be suitable for you, if you have recently completed or be near completion of your MSc and wish to further develop your research skills and advance your ongoing research before applying for PhD programs. Part of the data processing and analysis needs to be performed on site (in Portugal) so will require occasional travel to Portugal.

Essential requirements

You must hold an MSc or be near completion in Finance or a related field. You should also have excellent data skills (Stata proficiency is required) and it would be desirable if you have some knowledge of the Portuguese language. Previous experience working with Portuguese Administrative data is highly preferred. You will benefit from an active research environment and exposure to leading senior scholars that support the development of a research profile commensurate with a leading business school, whilst gaining valuable teaching experience.

Further information

This is a part-time (28 hours per week) and fixed-term contract for 24 months.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Anna Wilhelme –

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