Research Associate (Web Scraping)

Published Date November 04, 2019  Last Date to Apply January 01, 1900 

CAFRAL is a research institution set up by the Reserve Bank of India.  Our focus is on the areas of banking, finance and macroeconomics. Within these broad areas, our interests include credit risk, monetary economics, mortgage markets, open economy macroeconomics and consumer finance. 

CAFRAL aims to build intellectual capacity in these areas through its own internal hires, by hosting researchers of international repute, and facilitating collaborative research by building data resources and analytical capabilities. The selected candidates –

•     Will assist and work with CAFRAL researchers and research visitors on a particular project related to inflation

•     Will assist in handling day to day tasks on this particular project

Research associates can expect a vibrant research environment, exposure to issues of policy and academic interest, and the chance to work with interesting mathematical and statistical toolkits used to address research and policy questions. Candidates will gain industry-relevant experience in addition to exposure to high quality research.

We prefer applicants who have completed their Bachelors’ degree or higher in data analytics, statistics, finance, economics, engineering or computer science. Programming skills in R or Python and skills related to web scraping are necessary.

Not required

Selected candidates will be offered contracts of up to two years with some chance of renewal for a third year. Compensation will be about INR 6.5 lakhs per year + performance related bonus after successful performance of one year.
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