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Quantitative Researcher - PhD - Global Quantitative Strategies (Intern & Full-Time Roles available)

Chicago, Illinois
For intern roles the expected base salary range for this role is $4,300.00 to $5,300.00 per week.
Closing date
Jan 9, 2023

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Finance Industry
Fund Management, Risk
Government & Institutions
Economist, Researcher, Analyst
Contract Type

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Global Quantitative Strategies (GQS) is the systematic investment business within Citadel. The business trades Equities, FICC and Volatility products globally in an automated fashion with varying investment horizons. We apply leading-edge research techniques and technology to generate and monetize insights about the future. The business has grown materially since its inception and has continued aggressive growth plans.

At Citadel, our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researchers play a key role in this mission by developing next-generation models and trading approaches for a range of investment strategies. You’ll get to challenge the impossible in quantitative research by applying sophisticated and complex statistical techniques to financial markets, some of the most complex data sets in the world.

As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in research through an 11 week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship.


Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. Citadel manages the capital of prominent investors from around the world including retirement programs, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. For more information, visit

We analyze global markets with discipline and focus, and employ a range of strategies in an effort to deliver market-leading investment returns to our capital partners. We empower the most talented minds in finance with an unparalleled combination of deep fundamental research, predictive analytics, and leading-edge technology to identify and capture new opportunities. Our world-class global team brings together the art of investing with the science of finance to help our capital partners achieve their financial goals. We drive our mission through a culture of excellence: constantly improving, continuously learning, rewarding results, and winning with integrity.


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