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Careers at HFR, Inc.

Careers Opportunities at HFR

Current openings:
Quantitative Research Intern

Hedge Fund Research, Inc. (HFR) is a research firm specializing in the aggregation, dissemination and analysis of alternative investment information. The company produces HFR Database, the industry's most widely used commercial database of hedge fund performance as well as HFR Industry Reports, a quarterly offering of hedge fund industry stats and graphs. HFR also produces and distributes the HFRX Indices and HFRI Monthly Indices - industry standard benchmarks of hedge fund performance.

HFR is a rapidly growing firm with many exciting career opportunities, both for recent graduates and experienced professionals. We invite you to look through our current openings and contact us for additional details. We offer competitive salaries, health benefits, and 401(k) plans. Our main office is located in the center of downtown Chicago, near public transportation.

We are looking for individuals who will provide a diverse range of talent, perspectives, experience, and backgrounds.

At HFR, our business is built on our people. We work hard to provide a challenging work environment. We believe that to be successful, we must understand our clients and provide solutions for each unique situation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: HFRINC_position@hfr.com

Current Openings
Quantitative Research Intern   Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

The HFR Inc. Intern will report to President, Index Division. Primary duties include:
  • Evaluate current HFR Index Methodology and become familiar with HFR structure, quantitative analytics and processes.
  • Review representative optimization process and recommend improvements.
  • Propose enhanced stochastic model and effectiveness.
  • Any special projects and additional duties as assigned by supervisor or HFR Inc. leadership.
  • Adheres to all company procedures and policies.
  • Represents the company's best interests in their individual actions.

Job Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing PhD in applied mathematics, physics, or economics.
  • Skilled at manipulating data utilizing tools such as Excel and Access database programs.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.

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