Research Fellow - Economist
IO Global is searching for a Research Fellow to conduct high-quality research in the area of economics and finance as it relates to blockchain governance. The successful candidate will combine well-developed research skills with a passion for collaborating in innovative projects.
- Representing IOG at academic and industry conferences and explaining technical information to the public
- Writing research papers for submission to top-tier conferences and peer-reviewed journals
- Reviewing pre-prints and manuscripts related to blockchain technology
- Working independently as well as in groups with other IOG researchers and external collaborators
- Communicating with development teams, including preparing specifications for protocols and algorithms
- Participating in weekly research meetings
- Some international travel and short relocation assignments as required.
- A PhD in mathematics, economics, finance, or a related discipline
- At least two years post-PhD research experience
- An excellent record of peer-reviewed publications
- Fundamental understanding of computer programming
- Familiarity with blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies
- The motivation to work at a high level of excellence
- The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team
- A well-developed understanding of the need for cooperation and collaboration and a willingness to ask for clarification or help when needed
- An ability to be open and act with integrity when engaging in academic or technical discussions
IOG is a fully distributed organization but due to team distribution, we require someone to be based either in Ireland or the UK.
- Flexible schedule
- Remote work
- Laptop reimbursement
- New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
- Learning & Development opportunities
- Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan
UK & Ireland Employees
- Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
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