Research Associate for Center for Research towards Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT)
Set forth below is a general description of this position and the related responsibilities associated with Center for Research towards Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT). Additional duties may be assigned.
- Participate in interactions with industry members and prospective members on Zoom calls and where appropriate in person.
- Work with industry members and the School's Communications department to develop joint publicity and press releases for the Center.
- Complete the CRAFT survey and develop a new Request for Proposal (RFP} for the fall Industry Advisory Board (IAB) meeting. Effort needs to coordinate with our Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI} partner with feedback obtained from IAB members. The RFP should go out before the summer so that academic faculty can start to develop new projects.
- Plan and organize two workshops on (1) Quantum technology in finance and (2) Ethics in Fintech. These workshops are based on industry feedback from the IAB meeting. Invite faculty members from both Stevens and RPI to participate. The quantum workshop planning is underway and will happen in May; the ethics workshop should be arranged in September.
- Develop a university partnership outreach plan and identify prospects. Efforts have been initiated with the University of Memphis, and our next target is University of Florida. Plan and organize meetings with these potential prospective partners, and others, over the summer.
School of Business
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