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Senior Research Fellow

The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation is an independent 501(c)(3) research organization that conducts empirical research on the U.S. and global financial system and develops and advocates for financial policy reforms to enhance opportunities for U.S. investors and promote real economic growth. The Committee’s membership includes thirty-eight leaders drawn from the finance, academic, legal, business, and accounting communities. Through its research and policy work, the Committee provides U.S. and global policymakers with intellectual leadership on the most critical financial regulatory policy issues.

Job Description:

The Senior Research Fellow researches and drafts the Committee’s reports, comment letters, statements, op-eds and other publications. In doing so, he or she collaborates with Committee members and other experts on the Committee’s research and policy recommendations. The Senior Research Fellow may also meet with high-level policymakers to assist in advocacy efforts. The Senior Research Fellow is also responsible for managing junior members of the research staff and a team of part-time research associates, consisting primarily of Harvard Law School students.

Experience:

  • Attorney with 2-10 years of experience practicing law, including at least two years at a Vault 100 law firm.
  • Experience practicing in-house or working in a business-side role at a top financial services firm is preferred, but not required.
  • JD and record of academic excellence from a top law school.
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and policy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to John Gulliver, jgulliver@capmktsreg.org.

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Research Fellow

The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation is an independent 501(c)(3) research organization that conducts empirical research on the U.S. and global financial system and develops and advocates for financial policy reforms to enhance opportunities for U.S. investors and promote real economic growth. The Committee’s membership includes thirty-eight leaders drawn from the finance, academic, legal, business, and accounting communities. Through its research and policy work, the Committee provides U.S. and global policymakers with intellectual leadership on the most critical financial regulatory policy issues.

Job Description:

The Research Fellow researches, drafts, and assists senior staff in the development of the Committee’s research reports, comment letters, statements, op-eds and other publications.

The Research Fellow is also responsible for managing a team of part-time Research Associates, consisting primarily of Harvard Law School students.

The Research Fellow would report directly to the Committee’s Executive Director of Research, John Gulliver, and also the Committee’s Director, Hal S. Scott (Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School).

Experience:

  • Graduate of a top-tier college with work experience at a top-tier financial or professional services firm.
  • Recent graduate from a top-tier law school or graduate program in economics or finance.
  • Gathering data and maintaining datasets.
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and policy.

Hours:

The position is a salaried, full-time position based in Cambridge, MA.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to John Gulliver, jgulliver@capmktsreg.org.

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Research Associates

The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation is an independent 501(c)(3) research organization that conducts empirical research on the U.S. and global financial system and develops and advocates for financial policy reforms to enhance opportunities for U.S. investors and promote real economic growth. The Committee’s membership includes thirty-eight leaders drawn from the finance, academic, legal, business, and accounting communities. Through its research and policy work, the Committee provides U.S. and global policymakers with intellectual leadership on the most critical financial regulatory policy issues.

Job Description:

Research Associates (RAs) assist with the development and drafting of Committee Reports, statements, comment letters, op-eds, and quarterly releases. RAs work with the Committee’s staff, including the Director, Hal S. Scott (Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School).

Details:

Depending on level of interest and availability, Research Associates may work between 1-20 hours per week, at $20-30 per hour. Work may be performed remotely from anywhere in the United States. Opportunities for advancement are available for Research Associates performing at an exceptional work level.

Qualifications:

Open to entering and current law students and economics graduate students with demonstrated interest in securities, finance, or banking. Wall Street or other financial experience preferred. Incoming 1L or grad students are strongly encouraged to apply.

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