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Equity Quant Research PhD (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 17, 2023

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Finance Industry
Analyst, Fund Management, Risk
Government & Institutions
Researcher, Analyst
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Equity Quantitative Research (EQR) is comprised of quant researchers and developers who are focused on optimizing various aspects of the investment, risk management, portfolio construction, and trade execution lifecycle on behalf of Citadel’s fundamental long short equities businesses. EQR sits at the intersection of fundamental and quantitative investing. EQR’s research teams focus on portfolio construction, optimization, risk modeling, alpha research, transaction cost analytics (TCA), market impact modeling, market microstructure, and everything in between. EQR’s research teams are small and highly collaborative – each member makes meaningful contributions to the research agenda and direction, and has visible impact in Citadel’s investments. EQR’s engineering teams are responsible for delivering a robust set of platforms and applications for large scale research, trading, and risk management.

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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