Academic Coordinator
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Academic Coordinator/Assistant Director of Applied Projects & MQE Quant Lab - Master of Quantitative Economics Program

Job #JPF07643
  • ECONOMICS / L&S Social Sciences / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Assistant Director of Applied Projects & MQE Quant Lab

Application Window

Open July 8th, 2022 through Monday, Aug 8, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Master of Quantitative Economics (MQE) Program at UCLA invites highly qualified applicants to the Assistant Director of Applied Projects & MQE Quant Lab position effective immediately. This is a full-time, one-year contract position (with possibility to extend).

Responsibilities will include designing and delivering applied workshop and technical training activities, supervising applied student projects, and contributing to the MQE Quant Lab. Design hands-on workshops, tutorials, training materials, and assessments to help students apply their academic knowledge to solve complex business problems. Generate and support applied project partnerships with outside firms. Conduct complex financial analysis and generate reports summarizing results. Advise and oversee MQE students involved in the Quant Lab.

Qualified candidates must possess a master’s degree in a quantitative field. Ability to conduct financial research and financial analysis using complex data sets. Must be proficient in Python, SQL, Excel, Tableau, and other analytics tools. Ability to develop high-impact educational programming as well as translate applied learnings into creative real-world practices through collaborative partnerships. Ability to design and deliver effective trainings and workshops. Demonstrated ability to provide coaching and training to masters-level students. Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills to convey complex concepts to applied practice. Self-starter with a team-player attitude. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualified candidates must possess a master’s degree in a quantitative field. Ability to conduct financial research and financial analysis using complex data sets. Must be proficient in Python, SQL, Excel, Tableau, and other analytics tools. Ability to develop high-impact educational programming as well as translate applied learnings into creative real-world practices through collaborative partnerships. Ability to design and deliver effective trainings and workshops. Demonstrated ability to provide coaching and training to masters-level students. Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills to convey complex concepts to applied practice. Self-starter with a team-player attitude. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)

Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the analyst requests them

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07643

Help contact: mgossiaux@econ.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA
 


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