Junior Research Fellow

Posted: 07/28/17 | SHARE:

Description:

The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation develops and seeks to implement legislative and regulatory reforms that would reduce the cost of raising capital for non-financial companies, provide investors with increased opportunities to earn a return on their savings, and strengthen the resiliency of the financial system.

Committee members include senior executives at banks, asset managers, insurance companies and private funds, noted academics, and legal and accounting professionals. The Committee members are actively involved in the research and development of the Committee’s research agenda and policy recommendations.

The Committee’s research agenda includes: liquidity and capital requirements for the largest banking organizations, systemic importance of non-bank financial companies, equity and bond market structure, and enforcement of laws governing the financial system.

Job Description:

The Junior Research Fellow researches, drafts, and assists senior staff in the development of the Committee’s research reports, comment letters, statements, op-eds and other publications.

The Junior Research Fellow is also responsible for managing a team of part-time Research Associates, consisting primarily of Harvard Law School students.

The Junior Research Fellow would report directly to the Committee’s Executive Director of Research, John Gulliver, and also the Committee’s Director, Hal S. Scott (Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School).

Hours:

The position is a salaried, full-time position based in Cambridge, MA.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a top-tier college with work experience at a top-tier financial or professional services firm.
  • Recent graduate from a top-tier law school or graduate program in economics or finance.
  • Gathering data and maintaining datasets.
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and policy. 

To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to Brent Speed, bspeed@capmktsreg.org.

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