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Research Scientist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Salary: US$13000 - US$350000 per year
  • Job reference: 316581/011_1563454117
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 18/07/2019

Title: Research Scientist

Salary: $150000-$350000

Company Summary:

My client is a boutique, fully systematic hedge fund located 1 hour outside of New York City. They rely on fully quantitative models developed by the research team to find an edge in the markets. Their growing collaborative research team focuses on finding alpha through the use of advance statistical analysis and machine learning techniques.

The Research Scientist will be responsible for:

  • Develop models for systematic investing
  • Generating ideas around strategy improvement
  • Source and analyze complex and large data sets
  • Collaborate with dedicated software developers on software implementation of their models
  • Maintain and optimize legacy research models

The Research Scientist should have:

  • a PhD degree in Physics, CS, Stats, Math, ETC
  • Strong coding skills in Python or C++
  • Advance statistical analysis and machine learning knowledge
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and innate curiosity
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Great communication skills


  • The ability to work with like-minded colleagues from scientific backgrounds
  • Competitive salary and significant upside bonus potential
  • 401k, catered lunches, office gym, all the perks!
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