Duties: We are looking for an editor to continue to develop a successful existing publishing programme concentrated on undergraduate and master’s level textbooks in mathematics, but also eventually including some advanced monographs and some journals, under guidance of and in coordination with the Editorial Director for mathematics. Main Duties: To communicate externally with authors, series editors, and referees through the evaluation process of each submission; To prepare accepted proposals for all phases of the publishing process; To communicate internally with other editorial functions, production, marketing and other divisions of the company
Minimum Requirements: Educated to university degree level in Mathematics; Publishing experience; Spoken and written English at native-speaker level; Availability to travel to international conferences
Preferred Requirements: Postgraduate level in Mathematics

Published: January 21, 2015   08:03

Department: Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution
Duration: 2+1 y        Workload: 65%
Duties: We are looking for a motivated PhD student for a tree ring stable isotope study within a Swiss-German project on "Improving Late Glacial European tree-ring chronologies for accurate climate archive dating – Consolidation and extension of the Swiss-German pine chronology back to 14, 000 BP". Your Tasks: development of annually resolved composite δ13C and δ18O isotope chronologies from Central European pine trees between 14, 300 and 12, 200 BP; tree-ring dissection and cellulose extraction using UV laser microdissection and other novel methods (e.g. Schollän et al. 2014); climate reconstructions from tree-ring δ13C and δ18O for different climatic events/oscillations as identified by δ18O of ice and varved lake sediment records; assessment of the impact of the Laacher See volcanic eruption (LSE, 12, 880 BP) by combining inter- and intra-annual stable isotope signals of tree rings
Minimum Requirements: MSc in Chemistry, GeoSciences or Physics; a strong interest in tree ring stable isotope as climate proxies, experiences are an asset; experiences with dendrochronological/-climatological methods and statistical analyses; very good English skills

Deadline: February 9, 2015 | Published: January 19, 2015   13:52

Aufgaben: anspruchsvolle Aufträge (Planung, Organisation, Einsatzführung in den Bereichen Nachrichtendienst, Logistik, Operationen, etc.)

Published: January 19, 2015   08:58

Anforderungen: Berufliche Flexibilität: Möglichkeit 1 y Einsatz anzutreten, Oblt mit Vorschlag, Hptm, Maj, Oberstlt, Englisch, motivierte Offiziere, welche bereit sind, nach erfolgter Ausbildung als Militärbeobachter zugunsten der UNO einen Einsatz zu leisten, 25-50 y

Published: January 19, 2015   08:58

Duties: Tutoring in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Languages & TOEFL, Economics, Calculator Technical Assistance, GMAT & SAT, Others; you pay 100 CHF, Euro or US$ for your advert to appear on www.all-acad.com/Tutoring for one year

Published: January 19, 2015   08:58

Department: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research
Duties: The appointee will work closely with colleagues in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, where they will be based, as well as with the School of Economics and Finance, which shares responsibility for the actuarial science programme. They will be expected to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, to contribute to supervision of postgraduate research students and to develop a research programme in keeping with the university’s emphasis on highquality scholarship
Minimum Requirements: We seek a dynamic person, with a professional actuarial qualification and preferably experience in tertiary actuarial education and research to help implement the programme, to work with the profession in New Zealand and overseas to ensure its successful accreditation and to develop a postgraduate programme in line with the University’s strategic plan

Deadline: January 30, 2015 | Published: January 17, 2015   09:43

Duties: Fellowships are awarded in all areas in the sciences & humanities. Applicants must be US citizens, permanent residents, nationals or individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Annual deadlines are in mid-November. Applications will be available online in early September 2015

Published: January 16, 2015   10:00

Duties: Research Associateship awards for graduate, postdoctoral & senior research are offered in all areas of chemistry, earth & atmospheric sciences, engineering, math & applied sciences, life & biomedical sciences, space & planetary sciences, physics. Programs are conducted by the US National Research Council of the National Academies. Annual deadlines are February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1. Many opportunities in this program are open to non-US citizens

Published: January 16, 2015   10:00

Abteilung: Sektion "Datenmanagement und Statistik"
Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Diese Sektion ist für das Zusammentragen, die Bearbeitung und Interpretation zahlreicher Statistiken im Bereich Krankenversicherung, Spitäler und Heime zuständig. In dieser Funktion stellen Sie eine grosse Vielfalt an Informationen für die Öffentlichkeit bereit (Kostenentwicklung, Qualitätsindikatoren, Schlüsselzahlen usw.) und koordinieren die statistischen Projekte im Amt. Sie führen Wirkungsstudien durch, erstellen Prognosen und beantworten gesundheitspolitische oder wirtschaftliche sowie verschiedene statistische Fragen. Sie arbeiten mit verschiedenen internen Teams wie auch mit anderen Bundesämtern, kantonalen Stellen oder weiteren Beteiligten zusammen
Anforderungen: Sie verfügen über einen Hochschulabschluss in Wirtschaft, Gesundheitsökonomie, Wirtschaftsmathematik, Statistik oder Mathematik und können Erfahrung im Projektmanagement sowie in der Personalführung nachweisen. Sie kennen sich in den Bereichen öffentliche Statistik, Gesundheitswesen und/oder Versicherung gut aus. Sie sind mit den üblichen Statistikprogrammen und der Verarbeitung grosser Datenmengen vertraut. Zudem verfügen Sie über sehr gute IT-Kenntnisse und beherrschen zwei Amtssprachen und haben passive Kenntnisse der dritten Amtssprache

Published: January 16, 2015   09:13

Workload: 100%
Duties: Modeling of IFRS, statutory and tax reserves for variable annuity and life reinsurance business. Manage risk management and dynamic hedging programs of GMxB reinsurance business. Perform projections and determine appropriate levels of capital. Lead experience study and inforce data analysis. Analyze underwriting results for all business lines
Minimum Requirements: 8 + Year of experience. Bachelor's degree
Preferred Requirements: Experience in liability modeling, valuation and hedging in variable annuity, is highly desirable. Proficient in VBA. Experience in C++ and MG-Hedge is desirable. Master degree preferred but not required, in Actuarial Science, Mathematics or related field. FSA preferred

Published: January 15, 2015   00:26

Department: Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment
Duration: 1+2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will dedicate the scholarship to his/her personal research with the aim to (re-) launch an academic career. The position is at the level of First Assistant. The candidate’s nomination must be supported by a professor of the Faculty. The successful candidate will be a member of one of the three institutes of the Faculty: Institute of Earth Sciences, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics or Institute of Geography and Sustainability. At least 90% of the regular working hours will be devoted to personal research work. A maximum of 10% of the regular working hours will be spent assisting with teaching or research tasks
Minimum Requirements: The candidates need to have a PhD degree and a research project in the field of geosciences and the environment that is of interest to one or more of the professors of the Faculty. The candidates have to demonstrate that they have the required research potential (through the quality of their publications and a 3-year research plan) to re-enter a research career

Deadline: January 21, 2015 | Published: January 9, 2015   08:00

Anforderungen: mehrere y Erfahrung im Bereich Business Intelligence/Data Mining, Vertrautheit mit: Aufbereitung von Daten für analytische Aufgaben, Statistische Modellierung für Kundenmgmt, Risikomgmt od ähnliche Anwendungen, Datenqualität als integralem Bestandteil jedes BI Projekts, Prozess- und Organisationsberatung, Anforderungsmgmt, Projekt-Mgmt, Einsatz von Data Mining Produkten (zB SAS, IBM-SPSS, S-PLUS, R, Knime etc)

Published: January 8, 2015   11:34

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Readership in Mathematics. We require an experienced academic who will play a central role in setting up the new BSc programme Mathematics with Actuarial Science, and contribute to its delivery, in close cooperation with relevant departments, institutes, and industries. Preference will hence be given to candidates with established contacts and collaborations with the relevant industry
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an excellent profile of research in any area of Mathematics, with preference given to Actuarial Mathematics, Probability, Financial Mathematics, or Statistics, as evidenced by publications in major journals, invited talks at major conferences, or a sustained record in generating grant income. The post will substantially contribute to and broaden the existing research profile of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability and flexibility to teach across a wide range of topics in mathematics

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: January 7, 2015   15:51

Aufgaben: Sie arbeiten im Team mit erfahrenen Kollegen an analytisch anspruchsvollen Konzepten und Lösungen. Je nach Neigung stehen Ihnen die Spezialisierungsrichtungen Managementberater, Projektmanager, SAP-Managementberater, Experte Risikomanagement oder IT-Management offen
Anforderungen: Sehr guter natur- oder wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Hochschulabschluss, Klares analytisches Denkvermögen, Fundierte IT-Kenntnisse, Beherrschen einer Programmiersprache, Berufserfahrungen in Beratung oder Software-Entwicklung von Vorteil

Published: January 6, 2015   09:35

Dauer: 23. und 24. April 2015
Aufgaben: 2-tägiger Workshop mit Vorträgen zur Finanzmathematik, Fallbeispielen und Erfahrungsberichten aus unserer Consulting-Praxis. Erleben Sie eine Branche im Umbruch, in der die Verzahnung von Methoden aus Mathematik und Physik mit ökonomischer Expertise immer wichtiger wird. Bringen Sie Ihren mathematischen Hintergrund, Ihre analytischen Fähigkeiten und Ihre Kreativität in ein spannendes Umfeld ein!

Deadline: February 23, 2015 | Published: January 2, 2015   11:58

Workload: 100%
Duties: As Head of Actuarial Systems your main responsibilities will involve: Implementation and successful completion of above mentioned projects; Taking an academic and practical lead on actuarial system development within the group; Managing and coordinating projects; Coaching and training of Prophet developers; Quality assurance of programming and IT environment; Management of IT environment; Negotiations with third party software providers and IT suppliers; Management and oversight of production environment to ensure that it is running smoothly
Minimum Requirements: As Head of Actuarial Systems your skills and qualifications will ideally include: BSc in systems, informatics, mathematics, actuarial or equivalent degree; Prior experience working in a financial services organization, preferably within insurance; 10 years of experience developing IT solutions in the actuarial environment; Experienced in Prophet, MoSes or similar actuarial system; Experience of database management, IT environment setup, outsourcing, etc; Experience negotiating with third party service suppliers; Fluent English skills, German would be beneficial but not essential

Published: January 2, 2015   11:57

Aufgaben: Für unsere Lernförderungsabteilung suchen wir Lernförderungslehrpersonen für die Fächer: Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Italienisch, Mathematik, Chemie, Biologie, Physik, Latein, Geografie, Geschichte und Informatik

Published: January 1, 2015   11:35

Pensum: 60-80%
Aufgaben: Die Kantonsschule Romanshorn sucht für die Maturitätsschule auf Beginn des Schuljahres 2015/16 (ab 1. August 2015) eine Lehrperson für Physik. Wir bieten: Eine Anstellung als Hauptlehrperson oder Lehrbeauftragte/r, je nach Erfahrung resp. Qualifikation; Fachkundige Begleitung in der ersten Phase der Unterrichtstätigkeit
Anforderungen: Wir erwarten ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium im Unterrichtsfach (universitärer Master), fachliche, pädagogische und didaktische Kompetenzen, Persönlichkeit und Freude an den vielfältigen Aufgaben. Das Diplom für das höhere Lehramt (MAS Secondary and Higher Education) ist nicht Voraussetzung. Es kann berufsbegleitend erworben werden

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 27, 2014   12:11

Anforderungen: exzellenter HSA Math/Physik/(Wirtschafts-)Informatik/Wirtschaftswiss, überdurchschnittliche math Fähigkeiten, Vertrautheit mit Stat, Numerik und Finanzmath Vorteil, sehr gute IT-Kenntnisse, fliessend Englisch&Deutsch

Published: December 25, 2014   09:21

Duration: March 2015 to July 2015
Duties: The CAASPP Assessment system consists of six components ─ the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics, the California Standards Tests (CSTs) in Science, the California Modified Assessment (CMA) in Science, the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA) in Science, the Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) in Reading/Language Arts, and the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments in ELA and mathematics. Raters will receive training and certification. Raters will be trained to appropriately apply rubrics for each prompt, following benchmark sample responses exemplifying the quality required for each score point so that every prompt is scored using the same general criteria
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in any field; Teaching experience strongly preferred; Graduate students and substitute teachers encouraged to apply; Bilingual English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply

Published: December 24, 2014   17:01

Duties: Development of algorithmic trading strategies; Construction of new trading indicators; Data analysis; Optimization of trading strategies
Minimum Requirements: University degree in a quantitative field; Programming skills; Interest in financial markets; Flair for maths and statistics; Strong problem solving skills
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of signal processing or pattern recognition is an advantage

Published: December 23, 2014   09:17

Department: School of Education
Duration: permanent
Duties: Reporting to the Head of College, the Professor will be expected to provide leadership and support for the School’s research and teaching activities. The Professor appointed will be responsible, for a minimum of three/five years, for the headship of the School, that is for its general leadership, including its staff, programmes and finances
Minimum Requirements: Applications are particularly welcome in areas of leadership, disability studies/SEN, early childhood, and assessment. The appointee will have an extensive track record of scholarship in the field of education and the capacity to provide strong academic leadership as well as the skills to develop new initiatives for the promotion and co-ordination of teaching and research across the School

Deadline: January 30, 2015 | Published: December 17, 2014   10:48

Workload: 100%
Duties: In close co-operation with both underwriters and client managers in Dublin, Munich and Zurich and close interaction with the global pricing team you will be responsible for the technical transaction pricing and support Allianz Re taking the right underwriting decisions; The business you’ll be pricing is a broad range of short- and longtail business as well as some complex structured business for European, American, Middle East and African markets for both, Allianz Group internal as well as external business; You will be responsible for performing longtail technical pricing assessments; You will be responsible for reviewing underwriter’s technical pricing assessments and providing input for referrals; You will liaise with our NatCat experts for the pricing of NatCat exposed transactions
Minimum Requirements: You have completed a university degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, actuarial science or similar; You have at least 5 years of experience in non-life reinsurance pricing, ideally in European longtail business, and you’re willing to share the gained expertise with others; You are familiar with Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and ideally VB programming experience; You are fluent in English
Preferred Requirements: Ideally you’re a qualified actuary (DAV, CAS or any other similar society); You are ideally fluent in one other European language

Published: December 13, 2014   00:00

Department: Department of Mathematics
Duties: Positions require a commitment to teaching excellence, research activities, student advising, willingness to participate in the department's general education program and department service. The successful applicants will teach a wide range of courses for majors and related disciplines and will contribute to the mathematics undergraduate research program
Minimum Requirements: Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics. Applicants in all specialties will be considered, but the department has an area of particular need and preference will be given to applicants specializing in Statistics. In addition relevant work experience with a strong research record would be helpful. All applicants must be fluent in English. Arabic is an asset

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 12, 2014   08:00

Department: Department of Statistics
Duration: 3 y/5 y
Duties: Lecturer: Will teach 4 undergraduate level courses annually and advise students at the undergraduate and Master’s levels. Senior Lecturer: The position includes teaching 3 undergraduate courses, advising senior theses, training instructional support staff (including leading our pedagogy course), coordinating departmental planning, and helping to shape and administer the undergraduate curriculum
Minimum Requirements: Lecturer: research record is required, including a doctorate by the start of the appointment in statistics or related field. Candidates should have demonstrated strong small and large group undergraduate teaching performance at a research-intensive university and have strong interests in statistical research. Senior Lecturer: Will have demonstrated strong performance in small and large group statistical teaching, especially at the undergraduate level and a strong track record in developing statistical methods

Deadline: March 10, 2015 | Published: December 10, 2014   19:46

Department: Grants and Contracts Accounting
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Financial Reporting – compiles data and completes required complex financial reports for sponsors; Invoicing – compiles data and completes complex invoicing according to sponsor timeline and guidelines; Accounting of restricted expenditures – compiles data and completes accounting entries to resolve accounting discrepancies, close projects, posts interest and completes interim and yearend accounting entries; Transaction Review and Oversight – Reviews and approves various transactions to ensure proper accounting and supporting documentation provided by Grant Accounting and departmental staff; Process Analysis – Analyzes current accounting processes and internal controls to provide recommendations for process improvement
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field, or a combination of education and experience; A minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting; A minimum of 1 year of experience using an ERP system (i.e. Oracle, PeopleSoft, Banner); Ability to analyze Grant Accounts and provide financial status; Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word; Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Knowledge of federal and state regulations as they pertain to grants
Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree in Accounting or Business related degree

Published: December 9, 2014   17:01

Department: Department of Statistics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Representing the academic field of "Probability Theory" as a whole through research and teaching, with a focus on at least one of the following areas: "stochastic calculus", "stochastic differential equations", "stochastic numerical analysis" or "stochastic networks“, and applications thereof; Conceptual design and teaching of courses in the bachelor and master curricula of the study program of "Technische Mathematik"; Advising and mentoring of students at all graduation levels (including PhD level) as well as the promotion and qualification of our junior academic colleagues; Planning, acquisition and management of research projects and cooperations; Participation in academic self-governance and university management networks", and applications thereof
Minimum Requirements: Habilitation or equivalent qualification in mathematics/statistics; Excellent research and publication record in the areas relevant to the tasks of the position; Proven university teaching record covering a broad spectrum of topics related to stochastic processes; Experience in the supervision of academic theses; Experience in the acquisition, implementation and management of research projects with third-party funding; Experience with the organization of and cooperation in teams

Deadline: February 1, 2015 | Published: December 7, 2014   14:13

Duties: We are looking for several positions from junior/graduate level (Business Analyst/Consultant) up to senior level (Manager/Senior Manager). Job responsibilities will include: Project delivery; Building, maintaining and expanding your client network (senior); Business development and marketing (depending on seniority); Coaching and development of junior colleagues (senior); Development of new market offerings (senior and junior)
Minimum Requirements: Junior/Senior: Interested to work in different areas of consulting; Mother tongue German, fluent in English; French is advantageous; Willingness to travel. Junior: Master Degree in a quantitative field such as (applied) mathematics, physics, or econometrics; First experience in the Financial Services Industry is an advantage. Senior: Fully qualified actuary with minimum 6-8 years of experience, preferably at a top consultancy; Specialist for all aspects of capital modelling (in particular in Nonlife); Track record of successful project delivery and leadership

Published: December 4, 2014   09:09

Department: Institute of Mathematics
Duties: The Institute of Mathematics Academia Sinica Taiwan R.O.C. offers positions at the post-doctoral, assistant, associate and full research fellow levels in all fields of mathematics. The duration of these positions varies depending on the type of the position. An appointment of full research fellow automatically carries tenure, while those of assistant and associate research fellow are normally contract-based for up to 5 years and subsequently subject to review for possible tenure. There is no teaching obligation and this provides an opportunity to conduct research either independently or as part of a research team in a quality environment
Minimum Requirements: Applicants for postdoctoral positions should have obtained their PhD degree within the last five years. However, applicants who have completed their PhD degrees in mathematics in the last three years as of January 1, 2015, and who possess outstanding research records are invited to apply for the research scholar position, which is a position for 4-5 years at the post-doctoral level

Deadline: May 31, 2015 | Published: December 4, 2014   01:00

Aufgaben: Ihr Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Leitung und Mitarbeit in Projekten zur Inventarisierung und Bestimmung von Eigenschaften radioaktiver Materialien. Speziell beraten Sie Abfallproduzenten zur Behandlung und Konditionierung radioaktiver Abfälle und bei der Erstellung von Abfallspezifikationen. Sie übernehmen die Projektleitung bei der Beurteilung der Endlagerfähigkeit von radioaktiven Abfällen, wobei Sie intensive Kontakte zu den Abfallproduzenten und der zuständigen Behörde ENSI pflegen. Ferner erarbeiten Sie Vorschriften zur späteren Übernahme der Abfälle in das geologische Tiefenlager und planen technische Arbeiten hinsichtlich deren Umsetzung
Anforderungen: Zur Erfüllung dieser anspruchsvollen Aufgaben benötigen Sie einen Hochschulabschluss in Naturwissenschaften (vorzugsweise Chemie). Erfahrungen auf dem Gebiet radioaktiver Materialien und Kenntnisse der Gesetzgebung und Richtlinien zu radioaktiven Materialien und Abfällen der Schweiz sind erwünscht. Deutsch als Muttersprache und gute Englischkenntnisse

Published: November 5, 2014   09:45

Duties: Installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment to ensure optimal workstation performance. OS: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8. Windows based applications, Microsoft office and other common applications; Email account administration, i.e., account creation and management and distribution lists on Exchange 2010; Customize desktop hardware to meet user specifications and site standards; Responsible for monitoring, operating, managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any terminal service client, personal computers (PC) or notebooks that has authorized access to the network; Install, upgrade, support and troubleshoot Enterprise Applications hosted on Windows Server 2000/2003/2008; Diagnose and quickly resolve a wide range of Windows applications and networking problems to help minimize downtime; Troubleshooting network connectivity in a LAN/WAN environment; User account administration, i.e., account creation and management and password res...
Minimum Requirements: A+ and N+ experience and knowledge; Basic knowledge of networking, understanding switches and firewall and cabling requirements; Swiss-German and English language skills

Deadline: February 2, 2015 | Published: November 3, 2014   13:49

Department: Actuarial Services
Duties: Lead small to medium sized projects and develop solutions to actuarial problems for insurance and reinsurance clients; Identify business opportunities by building relationships both internally and externally; Lead the audit of technical provisions for non-life insurance audit clients; Advise clients on risk and capital issues including Swiss Solvency Test (SST) and Solvency II; Undertake independent reserve reviews, pricing exercises or merger & acquisition due diligence projects; Assist with the development of proposals in order to win new business; Act as performance manager and develop junior team members
Minimum Requirements: University degree in mathematics, natural sciences or finance, major in actuarial mathematics is an asset; SAV/FIA/CAS or equivalent actuarial qualification completed or shortly before completion; 3 to 6 years of experience within the non-life insurance industry in an actuarial position; Strong IT skills, specifically in MS Office, experience with actuarial software a plus; Fluent German and English, French an additional asset

Published: October 28, 2014   00:00

Duties: We seek a Postdoctoral Associate to join our efforts to glean insights from large collections of images. This work is based on the hypothesis that there is much more information present in microscopy images than is commonly perceived by eye, and that there is a significant lack of knowledge about the appropriate targets for most diseases. We aim to harvest this information through profiling, developing novel methods to characterize cellular populations at single-cell resolution such that similarities and differences among treatments can be described productively. This work has the potential to transform how both the targets and treatments for disease are identified
Minimum Requirements: PhD in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Physics- or in Biology with a strong quantitative background; Experience in a programming language such as Python; Excellent communication skills
Preferred Requirements: Machine learning and/or large scale data mining experience is strongly preferred; Experience with scientific computational software such as Matlab or R is strongly desired; Prior experience developing image processing algorithms is a plus; Experience working with biological data and imaging data is preferred

Published: October 21, 2014   17:00