Applied Data & Financial Analyst Lecturer - Master of Quantitative Economics

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Applied Data & Financial Analyst Lecturer - Master of Quantitative Economics
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06288


The UCLA Master of Quantitative Economics program (MQE) is looking for a Lecturer with domain expertise in Data Science, Economics, Financial Markets and Asset Pricing for the 2021-2022 academic year (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). This position is non-senate and non-tenure track.

The Lecturer's main focus is to enhance the experience of MQE students with pragmatic applications of the industry's leading-edge techniques and software. The instructor will teach 2 lecture series, one in applied data management and one in financial analysis, for MQE students that will arm them with skills in modern data best practices (2 courses per quarter, to be taught over 3 quarters = 6 courses per academic year).

Applicants are expected to have:

-Master's degree or higher in Applied Economics or Applied Finance.
-Excellent verbal communication skills, capable of leading lectures of 100+ students.
-Advanced knowledge of Python, R, and SQL.
-APIs
-Experience using Google trends and social media data in sentiment analysis for financial forecasting.
-Proficiency with Bloomberg Terminal and Bloomberg API.
-Ability to automate web scraping and predictions.
-Expertise in machine learning and predictive modeling approaches such as Random Forests, Deep learning, Super Learners, GBM, etc.
-Aptitude for creative approaches to non-standard problems.
-Experience working on data science teams with a proven track record of projects.

The University of California, Los Angeles, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06288


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 6/13/2021
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