## Tuesday, May 12, 2009

### Come work for us

Come work for the NIPFP-DEA Research Program:

Policy analyst
• A Masters or a Ph.D.
• Exposure to economics / finance
• Exposure to the world of public policy
• Experience with regulations / law will be a plus point
• Should have read the Percy Mistry and Raghuram Rajan reports, and have some familiarity with the things being talked about in this blog
• Good quality written English
Quantitative analyst
• A Masters or a Ph.D. in a quantitative field (e.g. economics, statistics, mathematics, engineering)
• Skills in statistics / econometrics
• Experience of being part of a similar team doing applied economics
• Computer programming that is required for doing applied economics - e.g. R / gauss / matlab / scilab.
Research Programmer
• Knowledge of programming languages such as C, perl, shell, R
• Software engineering environment e.g. make, svn
• Role will be partly to build and maintain software systems, and partly to learn new things and pass them on to the researchers
• Comfort with living on the Unix commandline
• Ability to install and admin Linux
• Ability to interact with high IQ people in a research environment; Interest in being in a research environment
This could be particularly appropriate for a person who is at present a computer engineer but desires knowledge of economics and finance.

1. Ajay - Is this for full time permanent employment?

Any ballpark salary figure will be helpful. 5 yrs experience in policy consulting for state govts.

2. No, these are not tenured positions. They are contract appointments, to be renewed from time to time.

Salary - really depends on the person. Give me your resume and we can think.

3. Why did you leave Physics from the list of Quantitative Subjects

4. I do say `e.g.' when enumerating a few subjects.

5. Ajay - Procedure to go ahead? Should I send you resume?

Any approximate salary figure for research programmer? I work in private sector as software engineer with 4 years of experience mainly in Linux and C.

6. Ajay: Yes, send me a resume.

7. Ajay, you said that it will be a contract employment. How long will a project last? If I can commit about 2 months right now can I apply?

Rakesh

9. what mail-id should I send in my resume Ajay? This is for research programmer.
thanks ..

10. Hi Ajay,
Intersted in following profile, I am listing down my fit to the requirement
Quantitive Analyst
1. Masters - MBA ( from ISB ), course work in Financial Engineering and Asset pricing based on GBM
2. Skills in Stats and Econometrics - Fair experience in asset pricing including path dependent options and other exotics. Trained at ISB and Risk Latte hongkong in financial modelling. Can program in VBA and Octave ( like R )
3. Experience in Applied Economics - None.

Please let me know if I should send you my resume, and please also send me your id. I can be contacted at k.kumarneeraj@gmail.com

11. Hi,
For the position of senior programmer is it required to be staying in Delhi?
santanu

12. Dear Mr. Shah,
LaTeX mathematics works. This means that if you want to say $10 you have to say \$10.