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Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: Le Groupe AXA a décidé de confier à AXA Global P&C, et à la Direction des Opérations de Réassurance IARD en particulier, la mise en place d’un transfert de risques internes au Groupe AXA, des entités AXA vers AXA Global P&C, via des cessions facultatives. La mise en place effective de ce nouveau projet baptisé Fac Desk se fera en janvier 2015. Votre rôle: 1) Apporter un support technique et de souscription: Définir le périmètre du Fac Desk et des affaires pouvant y être cédées, soit de manière automatique, soit au cas par cas; Analyser et évaluer les risques des affaires nouvelles et en renouvellement (études techniques des risques, des engagements); Décider des exclusions ou des sous-limites à mettre en place; Conseiller les entités d’AXA sur les conditions tarifaires et les garanties proposées; Apporter un support technique aux entités d’AXA qui en émettraient le besoin. 2) Effectuer le suivi contractuel, technique et administratif des affaires a...
Minimum Requirements: Formation supérieure de type Bac +5 en Assurance/Actuariat/Finance ou Juridique; Expérience professionnelle significative en Souscription (de préférence Dommages) dans le domaine de l’Assurance IARD ou de la Réassurance

Published: September 17   14:14

Aufgaben: Datenanalyse und -aufbereitung von Massendaten für Marketingzwecke, Erstellen von ad-hoc- und Standard-Reports für verschiedene Fachbereiche, Mitverantwortlich bei der Entwicklung und Erweiterung bestehender BI-Applikationen auf Basis verschiedener Datenquellen wie Data Marts, Files und zukünftig auch Big Data, Mitarbeit bei der Durchführung von Marketing-Kampagnen - auch unter Anwendung statistischer Verfahren, Schnittstellenfunktion zwischen externen Auftraggebern bzw. internen Bereichen und der IT, Beraten und Unterstützen bei analytischen Fragestellungen und BI-Anwendungen und selbständiges Bearbeiten von Incidents
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsinformatik oder einer technischen/mathematischen Fachrichtung (Studium mit Fokus auf quantitative Datenanalyse), Mehrjährige nachweisbare Erfahrung in der Analyse und Aufbereitung von Massendaten, Sie kennen sich mit relationalen Datenbanken aus und besitzen sehr gute Kenntnisse in SQL und in den MS Office Produkten, Beherrschen von Aufsetzen und Bedienen von professionellen BI-Anwendungen und Data Mining Tools (bspw. Oracle BI, SPSS), Fundierte Kenntnisse in der Anwendung statistischer Methoden

Published: September 17   14:11

Aufgaben: Ihre Tätigkeit wird geprägt sein durch die Internationalität und die Vielfalt an Aufgabenstellungen, die Sie in einem dynamischen und kooperativen Team wahrnehmen werden. In Abhängigkeit von Ihrer Qualifikation und Ihrem Vorwissen wirken Sie bei der Erstellung und Analyse der Konzernabschlüsse sowie der Konzern-Erwartungsrechnung mit. Darüber hinaus entwickeln Sie das konzernweite Berichtswesen weiter und betreuen unsere internationalen Standorte in Fragen der Rechnungslegung und des Reportings. Die Umsetzung neuer Anforderungen im Bereich der internationalen Rechnungslegung könnte ebenso zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören wie die Mitarbeit in den derzeit verfolgten Projekten, wie zum Beispiel Solvency II
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Master-Studium mit den Schwerpunkten Wirtschaftsprüfung, Steuerrecht, Ver­sicherungsbetriebslehre oder Wirtschaftsmathematik, Berufserfahrung im Rechnungswesen von (Rück-)Versicherungsunternehmen, Gute Kenntnisse der IFRS-Rechnungs­legungs­vor­schrif­ten, Theoretische und/oder praktische Erfahrung in der Erstellung von Konzernabschlüssen ist von Vorteil, Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache

Published: September 17   14:10

Aufgaben: In dieser Rolle wirken Sie einerseits bei der Entwicklung und Implementierung der Standards zur Preisbildung mit. Darüber hinaus erstellen und überwachen Sie im Team für die Inter Hannover die Reserveermittlung nach HGB und IFRS, sowie zukünftig auch gemäss Solvency 2 nach den für die Hannover Rück gültigen Standards und Guidelines mit den entsprechenden Besonderheiten für die Erstversicherung
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-) Mathematik, Fundierte Berufserfahrung als Aktuar mit Kenntnissen zum Thema Preisbildung, Reserven, ökonomische Bewertungen und Solvency 2, Fliessende Kenntnisse der englischen und deutschen Sprache in Wort und Schrift, Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit

Published: September 17   14:08

Department: AXA Graduate Opportunities
Duties: You know you’ve got the aspiration and determination to want to become a qualified actuary and join a small yet elite and well respected profession
Minimum Requirements: A Grade Maths at A Level or equivalent. Minimum 2: 1 in a numerical related degree

Deadline: November 11 | Published: September 17   13:41

Abteilung: Verkehrswissenschaftliches Institut
Dauer: 2+2 y        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Bearbeitung von Forschungsprojekten im Bereich der Eisenbahnbetriebswissenschaft, insbesondere im Bereich der Fahrplanerstellung und der Disposition. Mitarbeit in der Lehre. Betreuung von Studierenden im Bereich des Eisenbahnwesens
Anforderungen: Mit überdurchschnittlichem Erfolg abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium (Master oder vergleichbar) der Fachrichtungen Informatik, Mathematik oder vergleichbar. Programmierkenntnisse, idealerweise in Delphi. Beherrschung der deutschen und englischen Sprache. Fähigkeit und Bereitschaft zum eigenständigen und wissenschaftlich fundierten Arbeiten

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 17   09:45

Duration: 3 years        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will work in an international collaborative project which aims to create tools to facilitate the transformation from routinely collected health information into a standardized reporting format. Such reporting format builds upon the understanding of health as depicted in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and a psychometrically sound architecture for data collection and reporting. Typical tasks include: Psychometric analysis of available clinical data. Identification of methodological challenges in psychometric studies and development of approaches to address those. Support in the data management of an international collaborative project. Writing of scientific papers. Enrollment as PhD candidate is foreseen at the Graduate School of Lucerne, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in mathematics or statistics. High affinity for current developments in modern psychometric methods and their applications for the health sciences. Be at ease with bridging health and rehabilitation concepts and measurement perspectives. Proficiency in application of statistical software packages (e.g. R, STATA, SAS, SPSS, RUMM). Excellent proficiency in English and German

Deadline: September 30 | Published: September 17   08:01

Abteilung: Bereich Business Analytic Services
Aufgaben: Die nachfolgenden Hauptaufgaben werden in enger Zusammenarbeit mit den Fachabteilungen Marketing und Vertrieb wahrgenommen: Durchführen von Ad-hoc Selektionen und Back-end Analysen im Rahmen eines professionellen Kampagnen Management Prozesses. Erstellen von Kundenstruktur- und Potentialanalysen inklusive der zielpublikumsgerechten Aufbereitung der Analyseresultate zur Unterstützung des Fachbereichs bei der Neukundengewinnung. Statistische Analyse und prognostische Modellierung des Kundenverhaltens bezüglich Affinitäten zu spezifischen Angeboten, Produkten oder Dienstleistungen zur Optimierung von Direkt Marketing Kampagnen. Entwickeln und Pflegen von Kundensegmentierungen. Fachliche Unterstützung und Beratung des Fachbereichs und externer Partner bei der Gestaltung und dem Design von Kampagnen und der statistisch korrekten Auswertung und Interpretation der erzielten Resultate. Mithilfe bei der Pflege einer Wissensdatenbank im Bereich der Entwicklung und Nutzung von wirkungsvollen...
Anforderungen: Sie haben ein Hochschulstudium in Physik, Mathematik oder ähnlichem abgeschlossen und verfügen über gute Kenntnisse in Statistik. Allenfalls haben Sie bereits erste Berufserfahrung in einer ähnlichen Position gesammelt und bringen Programmier-Skills in SAS oder einer anderen Statistik-Software mit. Zudem zeichnen Sie sich als eine lösungsorientierte Persönlichkeit mit einem hohen Qualitätsbewusstsein aus, welche sich sowohl in Deutsch als auch Englisch in Wort und Schrift gewandt auszudrücken vermag

Published: September 17   08:01

Dauer: 18 Monate        Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Aktive Involvierung bei der Prüfung und Auswahl neuer Anlageprodukte/-klassen; Performancereporting und Risikoanalyse des bestehenden Portfolios; Weiterentwickeln von bestehenden Modellen für die Optimierung des Portfolios; Möglichkeit für ressort- und länderübergreifende Zusammenarbeit; Regelmässiger Austausch mit externen Portfoliomanagern; Vorbereiten der Präsentationsunterlagen für das Anlagekomitee
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Master- Studium in Naturwissenschaften, Banking oder Finance; Anwenderkenntnisse in Excel und Programmierkenntnisse; Interesse an Finanzmärkten; Stilsichere Deutsch- sowie sehr gute Englischkenntnisse; Hohe Eigeninitiative, Überzeugungs- und Durchsetzungskraft; Offenheit in einem Umfeld zu arbeiten in dem Meinungen hinterfragt werden

Published: September 17   08:00

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Aufgaben: Der Schwerpunkt Ihrer Tätigkeit wird auf der operativen Betreuung von bestehenden Kundenbeziehungen sowie der Akquisition von Neukunden in den GUS-Staaten, insbesondere Russland, und Bulgarien liegen. Darüber hinaus erarbeiten Sie Rückversicherungsangebote, inklusive Pricing und Profit Testing, erstellen Rückversicherungsverträge, analysieren Vertragsverläufe und erarbeiten entsprechende Vertragsanpassungen. Weiterhin werden Sie unsere Kunden bei der Entwicklung von Produktlösungen unterstützen. Abgerundet wird Ihre Tätigkeit durch die Mitwirkung bei Seminaren und Schulungsmassnahmen für Kunden
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder vergleichbares Studium mit einem mathematischen Schwerpunkt; Sehr gute, gern muttersprachliche russische Sprachkenntnisse sowie sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zur gelegentlichen Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung wünschenswert

Published: September 17   08:00

Abteilung: Retrocessions & Capital Markets, Insurance Linked Securities
Aufgaben: Ihre Haupttätigkeit liegt in der Betreuung von Geschäften, bei denen Rückversicherungsrisiken zum Zwecke der Weiterleitung an Kapitalmarktteilnehmer akzeptiert werden und die Kapitalmarktteilnehmer die übernommenen Risiken besichern. Zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören im Detail die Prüfung und Administration der übernommenen Verträge. Dabei kommunizieren Sie mit allen beteiligten Parteien wie z.B. Rückversicherungsmaklern, Investoren und Banken. Darüber hinaus werden Sie in unsere Marketingaktivitäten mit eingebunden, unterstützen die Strukturierung und Verhandlung der Abgabeverträge und überwachen die Besicherung
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, der (Wirtschafts-)Mathe­matik oder eine vergleichbare Ausbildung; Idealerweise gute re7- und DMS-Kennt­nisse; Verhandlungssichere Englisch- und Deutsch­kennt­nisse; Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Berufserfahrung, beispielsweise im Underwriting oder im Rechnungswesen, ist wünschenswert

Published: September 17   08:00

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Dauer: 2.5 y
Aufgaben: Hierbei sind Sie für den Länderbereich Nordamerika sowie unsere internationalen Standorte der Personen-Rückversicherung in Amerika, Irland und Bermuda verantwortlich und dort für die aktuarielle Überprüfung, Sonderanalysen und die Überprüfung der Quartals- und Jahresabschlussarbeiten zuständig. Kreativität ist bei der ständigen Überprüfung und Vereinfachung der Retrostruktur, Verhandlung von Rückzügen und Automatisierung der zugehörigen Prozesse gefragt. Sie stehen in direktem Kundenkontakt und besuchen insbesondere den Standort in Amerika regelmässig
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der Mathematik oder Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit mathematischem Schwerpunkt; Praktische Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung; Kenntnisse der Themenbereiche Financial Solutions und Bilanzierung nach HGB und IFRS; Sehr gute Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache; Teamfähigkeit und Bereitschaft zu Reisetätigkeit

Published: September 17   08:00

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Aufgaben: Der Schwerpunkt Ihrer Tätigkeit liegt auf der Mitwirkung beim Aufbau und der kontinuierlichen Betreuung von Kundenbeziehungen in der Schweiz, Liechtenstein, den Niederlanden und Luxemburg. Darüber hinaus erarbeiten Sie Rückversicherungsangebote, inklusive Pricing und Profit Testing, erstellen Rückversicherungsverträge, analysieren Vertragsverläufe und erarbeiten entsprechende Vertragsanpassungen. Weiterhin werden Sie unsere Kunden bei der Entwicklung von Produktlösungen unterstützen. Abgerundet wird Ihre Tätigkeit durch die Mitwirkung bei Seminaren und Schulungsmassnahmen für Kunden
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder vergleichbares Studium mit einem mathematischen Schwerpunkt; Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zur gelegentlichen Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erste Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung ist von Vorteil

Published: September 17   08:00

Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Workload: 100%
Duties: Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring doctoral and master’s students, conducting and disseminating research, and collaborating with other faculty on projects requiring methodological expertise
Minimum Requirements: An earned doctorate in measurement or quantitative research methods is required. Preferred qualifications include university teaching experience, the ability to teach doctoral-level courses in quantitative methods including item response theory (IRT) and survey development, interest in interdisciplinary collaboration, strong mentoring capabilities, and a record of (or strong potential for) consequential scholarship and externally funded research

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 16   20:51

Department: Centre for Cancer Prevention
Duration: 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for an experienced Senior Bioinformatician to provide leadership and guidance in the implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of a fully integrated bioinformatics system. The role will involve defining the hardware, software and data storage requirements. The post-holder will be expected to employ methods directly applicable to existing and reasonably anticipated future CCP genomics and epigenomics projects
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a good BSc (First or upper Second) and a higher degree in a scientific or mathematical subject and substantial experience in high-throughput data mining and management, including array and next-generation deep sequencing
Preferred Requirements: Experience in breast and/or prostate cancer research would be an advantage

Deadline: October 14 | Published: September 16   12:43

Aufgaben: Ihre Tätigkeit wird geprägt sein durch die Internationalität und die Vielfalt an Aufgabenstellungen, die Sie in einem dynamischen und kooperativen Team wahrnehmen werden. Sie unterstützen uns beim Aufbau der künftigen quantitativen Gruppen-Berichterstattung nach Solvency II Säule 3. Dabei betreuen Sie unsere internationalen Standorte in Fragen regulatorischer Anforderungen und planen Schulungsmassnahmen. Sie analysieren die Solvency II-Daten auf Gruppenebene, leiten auf die IFRS-Abschlüsse über und schaffen damit die erforderliche Transparenz für Aufsichtsbehörden, Öffentlichkeit und Management
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Studium der Wirtschafts­wissenschaften, Wirtschafts­mathematik oder Wirtschafts­informatik mit den Schwer­punkten Rechnungs­legung, Versicherungs­wirtschaft oder Ver­siche­rungs-/Finan­zmathematik, Solvency II- und/oder Basel III-Kenntnisse, Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im Rechnungswesen oder Risikomanagement eines (Rück-)Versicherungs­unternehmens, Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache

Published: September 16   09:02

Department: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Duration: 2+ y
Duties: The postholder will be contributing to new developments in modelling large scale brain connections, linking the organisation of connections to brain function, and validating in vivo tools against invasive methods
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a doctorate in a relevant discipline, together with knowledge of statistics, with the necessary mathematical and computational skills to put these into practice. Knowledge in methods for analysing neuroimaging data is desirable but not essential. Skills in computer programming (e.g. Matlab, C/C++) are highly desirable

Deadline: October 20 | Published: September 16   08:18

Abteilung: Philosophische Fakultät; Institut für Sportwissenschaft
Dauer: 2 + y        Pensum: 60%
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit in Forschungsprojekten des Arbeitsbereiches "Sport und Bewegung/Training", u.a. zur Gangrehabilitation. Geboten wird die Einbindung in eine breit vernetzte interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe in der Wahrnehmungs-Handlungsforschung mit Bezug zur klinischen Forschung
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in einem der Bereiche "Sportwissenschaft", "Medizintechnik", "Informatik", "Ingenieurswissenschaften", "Medizin", "Neurowissenschaften", oder eng benachbarten Studienrichtungen. Fundierte Programmierkenntnisse in C++ und Matlab. Erfahrung mit kinematischer Bewegungsanalyse und –modellierung
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Wünschenswert sind zudem Erfahrungen in einem der Bereiche: Universitäre Forschung (z.B. in einem der Forschungsfelder Wahrnehmungspsychologie, Motorikforschung oder Biomechanik). Inertial- oder Druckmesssensorik; elektronische Soundsynthese

Deadline: September 30 | Published: September 16   08:12

Abteilung: Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informatik
Dauer: 5 y        Pensum: 100%, auf Wunsch Teilzeit
Aufgaben: Der/die zukünftige Stelleninhaber/in soll das Gebiet Intelligente Systeme in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Aktive Mitarbeit, Einwerbung von Drittmittelprojekten und Forschung im Forschungszentrum L3S ist möglich und erwünscht. In der Lehre ist eine Mitarbeit in den Masterstudiengängen Informatik sowie Internet Technologies and Information Systems erwünscht
Anforderungen: Die Bewerberin/der Bewerber sollte im Bereich Intelligente Systeme in einem oder mehreren der Schwerpunkte: Data Mining und Analytics; Machine Learning; Recommender Systeme; NLP und Text Mining; Reasoning under Uncertainty; Human Computation und Crowd Sourcing in Forschung und Lehre hervorragend ausgewiesen sein

Deadline: November 14 | Published: September 16   08:11

Abteilung: Finance & Accounting, Group Accounting & Consolidation
Dauer: unbefristet        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Ihre Tätigkeit wird geprägt sein durch die Internationalität und die Vielfalt an Aufgabenstellungen, die Sie in einem dynamischen und kooperativen Team wahrnehmen werden. Sie werden uns unterstützen beim Aufbau der künftigen quantitativen Gruppenberichterstattung nach Solvency II, Säule 3. Dabei betreuen Sie unsere internationalen Standorte und beobachten die Entwicklung regulatorischer Anforderungen. Sie analysieren die Solvency II-Daten auf Gruppenebene, leiten auf die IFRS-Abschlüsse über und schaffen damit die erforderliche Transparenz für Aufsichtsbehörden, Öffentlichkeit und Management
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wirtschafts­mathematik oder Wirtschaftsinformatik mit den Schwer­punkten Rechnungslegung, Versicherungs­wirtschaft oder Versicherungs-/Finanzmathematik und/oder Berufserfahrung im Rechnungswesen oder Risikomanagement, idealerweise in einer Erst- und/oder Rückversicherung; Solvency II-Kenntnisse und Projekterfahrung sind wünschenswert; Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache

Published: September 15   16:50

Department: Astronomisches Institut
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The three key objectives of the project are: 1) to establish a scientific combination service to deliver the best gravity products for applications in Earth and environmental science research based on the unified knowledge of the entire European GRACE community, 2) to establish a near real-time and regional service to reduce the latency and increase the temporal resolution of the mass redistribution products, and 3) to establish a hydrological and early warning service to develop gravity-based indicators for extreme hydrological events and to demonstrate their value for flood and drought forecasting and monitoring services. The tasks of the Ph.D. Candidate at AIUB will focus on the consistent reprocessing of gravity field solutions using the in-house developed Celestial Mechanics Approach and on the establishment of algorithms and strategies to combine the individual gravity field solutions of the EGSIEM analysis centres in the frame of the scientific combination service
Minimum Requirements: The candidate is expected to have successfully completed a master thesis (diploma/“Lizentiat”) in astronomy, geodesy, physics, mathematics, or a related topic. The candidate should speak and write English fluently
Preferred Requirements: Experience in gravity field determination and in computer science (coding in Fortran90, C++, or perl) are not a requirement, but an advantage

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 15   13:25

Aufgaben: Es ist Ihr Anspruch, vielfältige Aufgaben zu durchdringen? Dann kommen Sie als Mitarbeiter (m/w) im Financial Accounting für die in Gründung befindliche Inter Hannover SE, deren Sitz in Hannover geplant ist, zu uns. Ihre Hauptaufgabe im Rahmen des Solvency II-Projektes wird die zukünftige quantitative und regulatorische Berichterstattung inhaltlich sein, sowie diese prozessual aufzubauen und sie anschliessend in der Linie zu betreiben. Dabei analysieren Sie die regulatorischen Anforderungen fachlich und entwickeln die bestehenden IT-Systeme weiter. Sie analysieren die Solvency II–Daten, leiten sie auf die IFRS-Abschlüsse über und schaffen damit die erforderliche Transparenz für Aufsichtsbehörden, Öffentlichkeit und das Management der Inter Hannover und der Hannover Rück Gruppe. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt bildet darüber hinaus die Zusammenstellung der Informationen für die regelmässige Bericht­erstattung an die US-Behörden (Surplus Lines Filings)
Anforderungen: abgeschlossenes Studium der Wirt­schafts­wissenschaften, Wirtschaftsmathematik oder Wirt­schaftsinformatik mit den Schwerpunkten Rech­nungs­legung, Versicherungswirtschaft oder Versicherungs-/Finanzmathematik; Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im Rechnungswesen oder Risikomanagement von (Rück-)Versiche­rungs­unternehmen; Erfahrung in der Mitarbeit in komplexen Projekten und hohe IT-Affinität; Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache; Bereitschaft zu Reisen
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Solvency II- oder Basel III–Kenntnisse

Published: September 15   10:16

Department: Astronomisches Institut
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Group for Optical Astronomy of the Astronomical Institute, University of Bern is inviting applications for a PhD position in the field of Space debris attitude state characterization obtained from optical passive measurements. The successful candidate shall study the attitude behavior of space objects based on optical light curve observations. The work will include the design and implementation of algorithms to determine the main rotation periodicities of objects from their light curves, the generation of synthetic light curves using realistic physical models of the attitude motion, as well as the determination of attitude states for a set of objects based on observations to be acquired at the Zimmerwald observatory. The fusion of the optical data with Laser Ranging and Radar data for the purpose of attitude determination shall also be investigated
Minimum Requirements: University degree (master or equivalent) in astronomy, geodesy, physics, mathematics or a similar discipline. Fluent English; basics in German are an advantage

Deadline: November 9 | Published: September 15   09:07

Department: Astronomisches Institut
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The focus of the research activities will be in the field of Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Data Analysis. Current activities at AIUB in this field cover a wide range from reference frame establishment using data of the LAGEOS and Etalon satellites to the analysis of observations to low geodetic SLR satellites to, e.g., determine the low-degree terms of the Earth’s gravity field. In the frame of this project a fully combined analysis of measurements from SLR and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) shall be performed by the successful candidate using satellite co-locations
Minimum Requirements: The candidate is expected to have successfully completed a master thesis (diploma/“Lizentiat”) in astronomy, geodesy, physics, mathematics, or a related topic. Experience in SLR and/or GNSS data analysis (preferable with the Bernese GNSS Software) is an advantage. Background in computer science (coding in Fortran90, C++, or perl) is not a requirement, but beneficial for working in this project. The candidate should speak and write English fluently

Deadline: November 9 | Published: September 15   09:06

Department: Institute of Microengineering
Duties: This new position is aimed at reinforcing the leading position of the Swiss microengineering industry by giving it the means to further strengthen its competitiveness by continuous innovation. Specific areas include, but are not limited to: Design of innovative ultra-high precision machining, manipulation and metrology systems targeting additive manufacturing; New kinematics, quasi-perfect guidings, actuators, transmission systems, sensors and methods targeting ultra-high precision additive manufacturing; New calibration techniques and new metrology devices for nanometric precision and sub-tens of nanometers accuracy; Design of tools targeting high-precision with excellent cleanness, e.g. microfactories and vacuum chambers
Preferred Requirements: Experience in successful collaborative research programs with industry is highly desirable

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 15   08:00

Department: Learning & Teaching Centre
Duration: 10 m
Duties: To deliver activities in accordance with the remit of the Student Learning Service (SLS) Mathematical Support, including the key requirement to maintain its reputation as a user-friendly, supportive service to help undergraduate students throughout the University of Glasgow as they seek to gain and apply skills in numeracy, mathematics and statistics relating to the school or first year mathematics or statistics syllabus
Minimum Requirements: A first degree in Statistics or Mathematics with Statistics or a numerate discipline with a substantial statistical component. An understanding of the role of technology in supporting student learning. Familiarity with virtual learning environments. A firm understanding of the mathematics and statistics taught at secondary school and/or at Further Education colleges. Currently in years 1 - 3 of PhD study. Experience of delivering workshops, seminars, conducting one-to-one and small group discussions
Preferred Requirements: A postgraduate qualification or higher degree in a numerate and/or scientific discipline (or equivalent). A postgraduate teaching qualification and/or Associate Fellowship or Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy Experience of working in Higher Education. Development of learning resources

Deadline: September 21 | Published: September 15   08:00

Duration: 1+1 y
Duties: The successful candidate will further develop numerical methods for deterministic global optimization and collaborate with researchers in AVT.SVT to apply these to problems in chemical engineering. Contributions to teaching and to general duties of AVT.SVT are expected
Minimum Requirements: A university degree (master or equivalent) in computational engineering, chemical engineering or a related field with above average grades is required
Preferred Requirements: Excellent project management and communication skills in English are expected. Experience with deterministic global optimization or bilevel/semi-infinite/robust programs is a plus

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 15   08:00

Department: European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Duties: Would you like to contribute your creativity to an international team of scientists from all disciplines focusing on basic research in the area of molecular life sciences?
Minimum Requirements: We invite candidates with background in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Molecular Medicine to apply

Deadline: November 10 | Published: September 15   08:00

Abteilung: International Office
Dauer: ab Dezember 2014        Pensum: 86 Stunden/Monat
Aufgaben: Sie betreuen und beraten ausländische Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler, die an die TU Braunschweig kommen und stehen als Ansprechpartner vor der Ankunft und während des Aufenthalts zur Verfügung. Sie bearbeiten die eingehenden Bewerbungen und bereiten die Immatrikulationen vor. Sie arbeiten bei der Organisation von Veranstaltungen mit und führen Veranstaltungen selbständig durch. Sie begleiten Gastwissenschaftlerinnen und Gastwissenschaftler zu Behörden und anderen Einrichtungen (Bank, Kindergärten, Schulen...). Sie unterstützen die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit im Bereich Social Media, Erstellen von Flyern in englischer Sprache und Mitgestaltung des Newsletters. Die Stelle ist zur Finanzierung einer Promotion geeignet
Anforderungen: Studentische/Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft mit oder ohne Bachelor- bzw. Master-/Diplom-/Magister-Abschluss. Sie sind eine aufgeschlossene, kommunikative Persönlichkeit und der Umgang mit Menschen macht Ihnen Spass. Sie verfügen über gute EDV-Kenntnisse (MS Office) und über sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse, Kenntnisse in einer weiteren Fremdsprache sind von Vorteil. Idealerweise haben Sie selber schon mal im Ausland studiert oder gearbeitet und bringen Ihre dort gemachten Erfahrungen in die Arbeit ein

Published: September 15   08:00

Department: Department of Energy
Workload: 100%
Duties: Initiate, develop, design, perform and document a broad range of economic analysis assignments involving current and projected pricing, production, supply and distribution patterns, conditions and problems pertaining to Energy. Evaluate different economic analysis approaches and methods. Manage the formulation, programming and guidance of projects or continuing programs involving economic issues of great importance and significance to EIA. Lead staff in developing modern, automated quality assurance and quality control systems and procedures, in order to verify the accuracy of collected data. Manage special studies, such as the production of Congressional testimony. Supervise a team that collects and interprets data related to the electric power and renewable energy sectors
Minimum Requirements: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience directing teams performing energy data analysis or collection activities such as quantitative analysis of electricity, natural gas, or renewable energy data. Experience in providing leadership and management to staff and subordinates; Demonstrated skill in presenting technical information in written and oral form to general audiences and providing comprehensive management advisory services to senior management. Degree: economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus. Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses...

Deadline: October 2 | Published: September 14   21:25

Duration: 5+4 y
Duties: We are seeking an outstanding computational biologist to establish a new research group to complement our current research programme. Current research topics include sequence analysis, computational genomics, phylogeny, structural biology, regulatory control networks, functional genomics, neurobiology and literature/text mining
Minimum Requirements: The advertised research position is suitable for outstanding candidates from any area of computational biology, but we are keen to strengthen our research in translational bioinformatics, genomic sequencing analysis, systems biology, cellular modelling and literature and data integration. The candidate will join a strong and supportive group of young research group leaders and will interact closely with the large database service teams, benefiting from their technical expertise and scientific knowledge

Deadline: October 19 | Published: September 14   10:09

Department: Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Duration: 1, 5 y
Duties: You will be responsible for advancing the quantitative analysis of in vitro cell culture systems, working within an interdisciplinary team. Focus of the work is the development of algorithms that allow a more automated analysis of the organoid formation process, quantify their structure and the biological functions observed
Minimum Requirements: You will have (or be near to completion of) a PhD in medical imaging, computer vision, biomedical engineering, or another related area, and have a strong interest in interdisciplinary research. You will also demonstrate good programming skills, for example in Python and C++. Knowledge of ITK and VTK would also be an advantage, as would experience in biological imaging

Deadline: October 13 | Published: September 14   09:53

Department: School of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will help to achieve the Knowledge Transfer Partnership’s objectives to generate capacity and web-based tools to convert raw spatial agronomic data into coherent spatial agronomic information to better serve the UK precision agriculture community
Minimum Requirements: An Honours Degree in a relevant subject and good interpersonal skills
Preferred Requirements: A Masters Degree in Computing Science or similar with programming skills

Deadline: October 12 | Published: September 14   09:10

Department: Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide academic and managerial leadership in the area of Finance
Minimum Requirements: Doctorate level qualification or equivalent in a relevant field

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 14   09:10

Department: School of Computer Science
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding researcher. The position is part of ambitious international project to change the way science is done. You will integrate the Robot Scientist ‘Eve’ with research into ‘Big Mechanism’ for cancer biology. You will be responsible for adapting Eve to work with mammalian cells A Robot Scientist is an autonomous laboratory automation system that applies artificial intelligence to automate the discovery of scientific knowledge through cycles of experimentation. The Big Mechanism program aims to develop technology to read research abstracts and papers about cancer to extract pieces of causal mechanisms, assemble these pieces into more complete causal models, and reason over these models to produce explanations. I
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in laboratory biology, and you should be capable of working under your own initiative and as part of a team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required

Deadline: October 4 | Published: September 14   08:01

Department: Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
Duration: 5+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Responsibilities will include contributing to the design and delivery of clinical trials across a range of different clinical settings and phases. You will work closely with the OCTRU Senior Team as well as clinicians and researchers to increase the number of externally funded clinical trials, ensure success in terms of funding applications to a wide range of UK and international funding programmes, and advise on the successful delivery of trials in NHS settings. You will also contribute to a thriving, world class research programme on trials methodology led by Professors Doug Altman and Sallie Lamb
Minimum Requirements: You will hold a PhD with a substantial relation to medical statistics and clinical trials or equivalent qualifications and experience. Good project management skills and experience of managing trials and formal training in research management are essential. You will also be highly computer literate and have a good publication record
Preferred Requirements: Experience of teaching, facilitating and delivering formal training in clinical trials, and previous involvement in the strategic or business development of a research unit or group would be desirable

Deadline: October 3 | Published: September 14   08:01

Department: School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will join the Modelling and Simulation Centre, which brings together leading numerical modelling expertise in all areas of engineering and materials science. Your role will be focused on Computational Weld Modelling with applications to energy generation and engineering infrastructure design and durability. In particular you will be working closely with the team responsible for the EPSRC programme grant "New Nuclear Manufacturing" (NNUMAN), and with Professor Mike Smith, recently awarded the EPSRC Manufacturing Fellowship “A whole-life approach to the development of high integrity welding technologies for Generation IV fast reactors”, centred around the extension of conventional computational weld mechanics into a multi-disciplinary, multi-scale tool capable of predicting the whole life structural performance of high integrity welds
Minimum Requirements: You will have research expertise in computational mechanics as applied to the modelling of welding processes. Educated to PhD level you will have a developing track record of research with significant outputs in terms of journal and conference publications. Your area of expertise will preferably in one of the following areas: Conventional continuum computational weld mechanics; Weld pool modelling; Microstructural modelling; Elasto-visco-plasticity; Material constitutive laws
Preferred Requirements: In addition, you will also have relevant IT/ICT and engineering software skills, particularly ABAQUS and/or Code_ASTER. You will have experience of using programming languages (Unix or Linux, FORTRAN or C, PYTHON or other command scripts), and experience in high performance computing and managing large simulations

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 14   08:00

Department: Data Science Institute
Duties: You will be expected to engage actively in the research of the Data Science Institute. In addition, you will be placed within the Department of Computing, and be expected to teach within the Computing Framework and help to develop our undergraduate provision in Data Science
Minimum Requirements: You will be qualified to Doctorate level or equivalent in a relevant field

Published: September 14   08:00

Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences
Duration: until 31.03.2016        Workload: 100%
Duties: undertake research in the field of numerical solution of stochastic optimal control problems with applications in electrical power systems
Minimum Requirements: (working towards) a PhD or equivalent in probability or mathematical finance; expertise and experience in both least squares Monte Carlo regression methods and power systems; excellent communication and organisational skills

Published: September 14   08:00

Department: you'll also be assigned a mentor to help you gain your CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualification
Duration: 2+ y
Duties: Support of the statistical and clinical trial activity: power calculations and sample-size estimations, development of statistical analysis plans, interim analyses plans, database specifications, provision of study performance metrics and production and validation of interim and final trial results
Minimum Requirements: An MSc or above in Statistics or a related subject with experience in medical statistics and/or epidemiology and expertise in advanced survival analysis, multivariate modelling and exploratory data analysis techniques. Familiarity with SAS or STATA
Preferred Requirements: Experience with R

Deadline: October 13 | Published: September 14   08:00

Department: Department of Physics, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Predictability of Weather and Climate group
Duration: until 31.03.2017 with a possibility of extension
Duties: Advance the science leading to the development of a prototype probabilistic Earth System Model. Build on developments in stochastic parametrisation and inexact computing using the ECMWF IFS weather forecast model and the EC-Earth climate model
Minimum Requirements: A postgraduate degree in meteorology, computing science or a related field; a strong numerical modelling background

Deadline: October 8 | Published: September 14   08:00

Duties: Meet with residents and fellows to assist in study design, including statistical analysis plans, power and sample size estimates, provide guidance on database options, provide statistical analyses, and writing of statistical outcomes for inclusion in primary and secondary manuscripts for publication
Minimum Requirements: MS in Biometry, Biostatistics or Statistics. 2-year experince. Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. Working knowledge and/or experience SAS, R, STATA, Epilog, BMDP, GLIM or SPSS. And, statistical and data management experience relevant to clinical trials research
Preferred Requirements: Experience with clinical trial

Published: September 13   18:17

Department: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
Duration: 5+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL will commence operations in early 2015 bringing together world-leading scientists to investigate how brain circuits process information to create neural representations and guide behaviour. The appointees will be expected to generate and pursue independent and original research ideas, designing and conducting a successful programme of investigation and developing innovative, world-class research with other scientists in the area of neural circuits and behaviour. Fellows will also be expected to develop research networks locally, nationally and internationally in support of the research programme
Minimum Requirements: The Centre invites Fellowship applications from scientists with backgrounds in neuroscience as well as related physical and biological sciences. Given the technologically-advanced research proposed for the Centre, we are particularly interested in scientists wishing to extend the boundaries of technological development in areas such as high-density electrophysiological probes, telemetry, optical recording, molecular and genetic tools, new anatomical mapping techniques, and the use of virtual reality and other novel behavioural approaches such as video image analysis; Tailored research space and generous research support packages will be offered as part of the Fellowships

Deadline: October 13 | Published: September 13   16:43

Abteilung: Institut für Geld und internationale Finanzwirtschaft
Dauer: 2+ y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Sie forschen zu Themen im Bereich Geld und internationale Finanzwirtschaft, insb. Finanzstabilität, Geldpolitik, Wechselkurse oder Finanzmärkte. Ihre Forschungsarbeiten sollen auf internationalen Konferenzen vorgestellt werden. Das Erstellen einer kumulativen Dissertationsschrift ist zentraler Bestandteil Ihrer Aufgaben. Zudem halten Sie Lehrveranstaltungen, betreuen Abschlussarbeiten und wirken an der akademischen Selbstverwaltung mit
Anforderungen: Sie haben Ihr wirtschaftswissenschaftliches (oder artverwandtes) Studium mit überdurchschnittlichen Leistungen abgeschlossen und verfügen über solide Kentnissse in quantitativen Methoden

Deadline: October 3 | Published: September 13   16:20

Department: Zoology
Duration: 18 m
Duties: Updating and maintenance of a bespoke malaria database; obtaining data from a range of sources including published articles, personal contacts and direct from public health agencies; clean up incoming data so it is checked and standardised for use in the group’s mathematical models (including geopositioning data); select, follow and adapt data extraction and manipulation protocols; support the group’s programme of data dissemination, and contribute to scientific reports and manuscripts for publication while maintaining the confidentiality of unpublished research data
Minimum Requirements: A first class or upper second class undergraduate degree and experience in a relevant scientific subject; strong data manipulation skills, proficiency in data extraction and database use; evidence of proficiency in scientific writing, as well as the ability to take advice and constructive criticism and a responsible nature with clear evidence for strong skills in decision-making, problem-solving, planning and organising

Deadline: October 6 | Published: September 13   12:58

Department: Global Life; Zurich International Group Risk Solutions (ZIGRS)
Workload: 100%
Duties: Underwrite, price, and accept group life and disability insurance risk for IGP, supporting our distribution teams servicing international customers introduced through our European markets; Coordinate activity in one of our European markets, including delivery of daily activity, relationship management, and providing market expertise; Accept risk in conformity with established guidelines and authorities, make well reasoned and documented risk acceptance and pricing decisions while effectively communicating these decisions; Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the IGP proposition and develops expertise in underwriting international group protection business; Provide active support to Distribution in support of both growth and profitability objectives; Represent the underwriting function with external stakeholders, including brokers and customers; Establish and maintain good working relationships with key internal customers and ensure they receive expert help and support; Provide assi...
Minimum Requirements: Strong analytical and problem solving skills, evidenced by a Bsc or MS in a technical subject; A minimum of 2 years experience in insurance underwriting or a minimum of 2 years experience working with group life and disability products; A basic background in group risk insurance; project models and techniques; Very good level of spoken and written English; Computer experience, including Windows XP/MS office (and a high experience in Excel use)
Preferred Requirements: ability to read Dutch and German is preferred but not required

Published: September 13   08:59

Workload: 100%
Duties: Supporting large Finance programs and projects within our Group Finance; Supporting the program manager in creating integrated project plans, identification of project dependencies and risks; Supporting the program manager in the reporting and monitoring of the project as well as in resource management and cost and benefit tracking; Acting as a service provider to workstream leads; Liasing with program and project managers to: Understand project status, issues, risks and mitigations actions as well as impact to other projects; Support the regular reporting to the Global PMO as well as ad-hoc requests; Communicate and create awareness of changes to global standards related to project management and support the application of these standards
Minimum Requirements: University degree in Business Management, Finance, Mathematics or equivalent; 3+ years of practical experience in PMO work and/or project management; English fluent both verbal and written, additional languages, esp. Spanish or Portuguese, would be an advantage
Preferred Requirements: Experience of the financial service and/or insurance industry

Published: September 13   08:58

Department: Zurich Employee Benefits Network (ZEBN) Underwriting team
Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop basic understanding of pooling and captive underwriting philosophies, documentation and techniques; Demonstrate ability to apply the concepts learned above to formal employee benefits applications; Take part in Pool and Captive Exhibits; Support risk assessment of new local contracts to be included in ZEBN portfolio; Using strong analytical ability to process data in a concise manner highlighting and translating the data into usable figures for senior Management; Support portfolio reviews and risk analysis; Support Network Partners (NWP) performance management monitoring; Support gathering of technical information from NWPs
Minimum Requirements: University degree in Mathematics, Finance or equivalent; 1-2 years of relevant work experience, ideally in a multicultural work environment; English fluently (oral and written)
Preferred Requirements: German, French and other languages are an advantage

Published: September 13   08:58

Workload: 100%
Duties: To overview and facilitate monthly reporting of Business Units (BUs) to the central data warehouse, improve data quality, enhance data granularity and claims history. This all to improve effective performance management; To roll out enhanced reporting and analytics capabilities to the BUs including embedding efforts to ensure effective usage of claims analytics applications; To identify deep dive areas in close collaboration with local Bus, provide and independent view of the issues, drive resolution, follow up and learning; To drive the capability and up-skilling efforts in BUs with adequate measures; To foster the claims contribution in the Virtuous Circle discussion and foster the cross functional collaboration with UW/Pricing, Reserving, Operations and Finance
Minimum Requirements: Masters or PhD in Business Administration, Quantitative Economics, Finance or Mathematics; Multiple years (ideally 5-7) insurance experience in Finance, Claims, Operations and ideally in UW; Experience in education and training in technical disciplines; Fluent in written and spoken English, any other language would be a benefit; Fully versed in the application of mathematics, statistics, analytics and its impact on designing appropriate KPIs and metrics; Strong knowledge of Microsoft ® Office 2010 Suites (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)

Published: September 13   08:56

Workload: 100%
Duties: 1. Technical Price and actuarial pricing support for Financial Lines: Develop and maintain pricing methodologies and parameters; Drive an efficient pricing tool landscape and delivery of pricing tools; Lead the Technical Price Certification and continuous improvement process. 2. Actuarial Business Partner for Financial Lines: Provide analytical support and insight for business unit profitability reviews; Provide technical support for analysis and studies across the portfolio, driven by pricing, reinsurance, portfolio needs or underwriting initiatives; Support the development and pricing of new/revised products and propositions. 3. Business Insight and Portfolio Optimization for Financial Lines. 4. Pricing Consistency & Transactional Excellence: Support the development of consistent pricing practices and methodologies across regions and business units; Support the reduction/consolidation in numbers of tools to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency; Support the development...
Minimum Requirements: 3+ years of actuarial pricing experience or experience relevant to Financial Lines; Certified actuary or pursuing actuarial qualification; A proficiency in English with a preference for proficiency in at least one other language; Advanced knowledge of and ability to use spreadsheet software; Advanced knowledge of statistical and actuarial tools and techniques, and the ability to apply modelling processes and techniques to facilitate risk management decisions

Published: September 13   08:56

Abteilung: Life & Health
Aufgaben: Im Rahmen des Ausbaus der Geschäftsschwerpunkte im Nahen Osten und in Microinsurance wirken Sie an Produktentwicklungen, Quotierungen von Geschäft und Reporting mit. Sie bauen gute Beziehungen zu den Aussenstellen in Paris, Delhi und Manama auf und beraten diese tatkräftig bei der Analyse des Marktpotentials und der Entwicklung von Produktideen. Ausserdem unterstützen Sie die Akteure im Life & Health-Netzwerk beim Marketing unserer Produkte und sind die unternehmensinterne Schnittstelle für beide Themen
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit guten mathematischen Fähigkeiten; Analytisches Denkvermögen und sehr gutes Zahlenverständnis; Souveräner Umgang mit Microsoft Office insbesondere Excel und möglichst VBA; Kommunikationsstärke in deutscher und englischer Sprache sowie einer romanischen Fremdsprache; Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Mehrjährige Tätigkeit in der Lebenserst- oder Rückversicherung oder im Bereich islamische Finanzdienstleistung ist wünschenswert

Published: September 13   08:55

Duration: 2 y
Duties: Applications for training fellowships in 2015-2016 are invited from junior scientists wishing to complete their training in those aspects of cancer research related to the Agency’s mission: to coordinate and conduct both epidemiological and laboratory research into the causes and prevention of cancer. Disciplines covered are: epidemiology (including genetic and molecular), biostatistics, bioinformatics, and areas related to mechanisms of carcinogenesis including molecular and cell biology, molecular genetics, epigenetics, and molecular pathology. There is an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects
Minimum Requirements: Candidates are required to have finished their doctoral degree (Ph.D.) within five years of the closing date for application, or be in the final phase of completing their doctoral degree. The working languages at IARC are English and French. Candidates must be proficient in English at a level sufficient for scientific communication

Deadline: November 30 | Published: September 13   08:00

Abteilung: Institut für Konstruktionstechnik
Aufgaben: Mithilfe bei der Weiterentwicklung der MultiMaterial Optimierung; Anpassung der Schnittstelle zum FE-Solver; Implementierung neuer Routinen zur Auswertung
Anforderungen: Programmierkenntnisse in C++ erforderlich
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrungen im Umgang mit Linux; Programmierkenntnisse in Python

Published: September 12   15:29

Department: Life Division Finance
Duties: Specialist in Solvency 2 reporting requirements; Participates in on-going initiatives to enhance analytical tools, including building of reports and analytics; Supports implementation of group-wide reporting and controlling processes; Analyses quarterly financial results predominantly related to Solvency II, including comparisons between various accounting regimes (IFRS, Solvency II, local GAAP); Provides assistance to local finance teams aiming consistent reporting across the group; Supports qualitative disclosure process
Minimum Requirements: at least 4 years of experience in financial accounting/controlling in an international (re-)insurance company, preferable in the life segment; Knowledge of Solvency II requirements related to Pillar 3 for group and solo companies; Experience of dealing with various accounting regimes and related cross-analyses; Proficiency in MS office ( in particular Excel, Powerpoint, Word); Good communication skills

Published: September 12   14:01

Department: Institute of Neurology - Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Duration: 1.5 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will be part of a team developing and applying methods for in vivo histology of human brain microstructure using MRI. To characterize the microstructure of the cortex, the team will develop a novel quantitative multi-contrast imaging approach at ultra-high resolution that will be complemented by a unified model of MRI contrasts, cortical anatomy and tissue microstructure. The post holder will have access to the latest MRI hardware. S/he will develop an image processing framework that fully integrates the different imaging modalities (eg, relaxometry data, DWI and fMRI) and represents them in a 3D cortical model. This will allow for multi-modal laminar mapping and multi-contrast data integration. Particular challenges will be accurate registration of data with different resolution; correction of physiological noise, distortion and motion; precise delineation of the cortical sheet based on multi-spectral segmentation; The post holder will also work on integrating the biop...
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in physics, computer science, biomedical engineering, mathematics or a comparable subject. A strong background in image processing and/or data analysis, plus high-level programming languages (eg, C/C++, Matlab), is essential. Applicants must also be specialists in at least one of the following areas: computational neuroanatomy; SPM, FSL or FreeSurfer; cortex-based analysis; distortion correction; super-resolution imaging

Deadline: October 12 | Published: September 12   08:01

Department: Institute of Neurology - Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Duration: 1.5 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will be part of a team developing and applying methods for in vivo histology of human brain microstructure using MRI. To characterize the microstructure of the cortex, the team will develop a novel quantitative multi-contrast imaging approach at ultra-high resolution that will be complemented by a unified model of MRI contrasts, cortical anatomy and tissue microstructure. Super-resolution diffusion and susceptibility imaging will further enhance the effective image resolution. High-resolution functional MRI will complement the anatomical imaging methods and will be used for cross-validation. The post holder will have access to the latest MRI hardware. S/he will develop a unified model describing the relationship between cortical tissue characteristics and different MR measures of relaxation (such as R1, R2*), magnetization transfer saturation, susceptibility and diffusion. The modeling will aim at estimating features such as the layer-specific myelin concentration from ...
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in physics, biomedical engineering, computer science, or a comparable subject. A strong background in high-level programming languages (eg, C/C++, Matlab), and experience in one of the following areas: biophysical modeling, MR physics contrast mechanisms, theoretical physics, are essential. Applicants must also be specialists in at least one of the following areas: computational modeling, Bayesian modeling, non-linear inverse problems, MR physics, advanced diffusion models beyond DTI

Deadline: October 12 | Published: September 12   08:01

Department: Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We wish to recruit a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate from the 1st November 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, to work on an EPSRC funded project, ' Fast and Massively Distributed Electromagnetic Solver for Advanced HPC Studies of 3D Photonic Nanostructures.' In this project we aim to develop parallel high-performance computer (HPC) scientific codes for modelling the linear and non-linear interaction of electromagnetic waves with large systems of metallic/dielectric nano-particles, as well as photonic and plasmonic metamaterials
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate should hold a first degree in physical sciences or engineering as well as a PhD in a relevant area of scientific computing. Applicants should also have proven capability and expertise in parallel scientific computing as well as in-depth knowledge of Electromagnetic Theory. Expertise in MPI and OpenMP programming - C/C++ or FORTRAN is essential and for Senior Research Associate level, applicants should also have sufficient programming experience to work independently as well as the ability to translate mathematical algorithms into parallel code

Deadline: October 10 | Published: September 12   08:00

Department: Institute of Technology Management
Duration: by February 2015
Duties: The Institute of Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen wishes to appoint a Post Doc/Assistant Professor in Technology Management, with special focus on Innovation Management. The ideal candidate will be able to publish his/her research in the leading management, TIM and strategy journals. At the same time, the candidate will contribute to the teaching and practitioner oriented activities at the University of St. Gallen
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a Ph.D. and a promising track record in research in business models, innovation, entrepreneurship and/or strategy

Deadline: December 15 | Published: September 11   14:33

Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 80-100%
Duties: Provide statistical input into the development of protocols for observational studies and clinical trials; Conduct statistical analysis and interpret data from large national and international cohort studies (mainly in HIV infection), registry data and clinical trials; Maintain the highest standards of quality across all statistical work performed; Act as the lead biostatistics contact with principle investigators (from the team and externally), addressing statistical issues and managing client expectations; Mentor and support other members of the biostatistics and ceb team; Develop your own (methodological) projects and innovative approaches for difficult aspects of observational data analysis; Some (limited) consulting and teaching of clinical researchers and PhD students in epidemiology
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking a Senior biostatistician with a PhD or MSc in statistics or mathematical sciences, profound experience in applied statistics in a medical field (industry or academia), and excellent skills in SAS, or R. You should be fluent in English, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to explain complicated statistical issues to non-statisticians. Fluency in German is not a must

Published: September 11   14:30

Department: Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
Duration: 2 - 3 y
Duties: In particular, the successful candidates will analyze genome-wide gene expression and chromatin binding datasets to investigate how gene expression is controlled to determine cellular fate during development and tissue differentiation. The specific tasks will include: Generation and analysis of RNA-seq and ribo-tagged RNA preparations. Analysis of protein-DNA interactions using ChIP-seq. Development of computational algorithms to integrate different sources of genomic data. Integration of available datasets relevant to the systems under study
Minimum Requirements: Training and previous experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, (bio)-statistics, mathematics, or related fields, and with a strong drive to excel in a highly international and collaborative environment

Published: September 11   14:06

Department: Institut für Theoretische Physik
Duration: time limited contract until 31.10.2017        Workload: 50%
Duties: The primary task is to work on many-body electronic structure theory and its application to quantum physics problems relevant to the research carried out within the cluster of excellence 'The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging'. The goal of the doctoral training is to develop efficient algorithms for investigation of correlation effects in high- temperature superconductors and simulate dynamics of complex materials by means of the first-principle numerical methods. A research associate’s duties include academic service for the above project. Within this framework associates have the opportunity to further their academic education, in particular through the completion of a doctoral. dissertation. Own results obtained in the project can be used for the dissertation
Minimum Requirements: Background in solid state theory, knowledge of computational methods

Published: September 11   14:06

Department: School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Duration: as soon as possible, 2 + 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: To undertake research on a project entitled "A neural circuit approach to cognition and its limits in microbrains". The work involves the construction of artificial neural network (computational neuroscience) models of the visual system and cognition in bees, with the ultimate goal of whole-brain modelling (connectomics). The main aim of this project is to understand the impressive behavioural and cognitive performance of the honeybee in neural/computational terms. Specific tasks will include the building of computational neuroscience models inspired by experimental/neurobiological research on the insect brain, in tight collaboration with empirical neuroscientists and scientists studying the behaviour of bees. The building of minimal neural circuit models will have ample use in robotics applications
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD in neuroscience, theoretical biology, computer science, neural network modelling or a similar discipline. Experience with MATLAB programming and C++ is essential; Python programming and Parallel GPU programming (CUDA) would be an advantage, as would experience with (insect) computational neuroscience (especially building small circuit models), learning theories and mathematical skills. A good record of peer-reviewed papers in the field is essential;

Deadline: October 9 | Published: September 11   14:06

Department: Center for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 0.5 FTE
Duties: Contributing to trial protocols, participating in trial steering committees, developing statistical analysis plans, conducting statistical analyses, and liaising with other researchers and health professionals; a small amount of teaching and methodological work
Minimum Requirements: A higher degree in statistics or equivalent; experience of medical research in a clinical trials unit and a good knowledge of clinical trial design and analysis, particularly of cluster randomised trials; ability to write reports and papers

Deadline: October 5 | Published: September 11   14:05

Department: Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance
Duration: fixed term        Workload: 100%
Duties: To conduct research into mortality trends for the UK population, for all causes of death combined, and for the major cause of death groups, and to analyse and model differences in trends between important subgroups of the population
Minimum Requirements: Currently holds or is about to complete a PhD in the field of actuarial science/insurance. Academic research experience in the field of actuarial science/insurance. Experience of quantitative research methods (both in terms of developing appropriate research approaches and doing quantitative research). Experience of quantitative data analysis. Knowledge of online databases and library search engines. Knowledge of software for analysis of quantitative data

Deadline: September 26 | Published: September 11   14:04

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Work on a project in Ergodic Optimization. This is a project involving dynamical systems and ergodic theory
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in mathematics or a closely related discipline
Preferred Requirements: Experience in computer programming

Deadline: October 3 | Published: September 11   14:04

Department: Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Duration: indefinite        Workload: 100%
Duties: To work on projects related to effectiveness of screening for breast cancer and bowel cancer. To study patterns of PSA testing for prostate cancer, and of the impact of such testing
Minimum Requirements: A good degree or equivalent (First or Upper Second) and an MSc or PhD or equivalent experience in statistics or a related quantitative field along with experience of working with large data sets; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a working knowledge of statistical, mathematical and database packages
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge and experience in using the STATA software

Deadline: September 29 | Published: September 11   13:57

Department: Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Duration: indefinite        Workload: 100%
Duties: To work on projects related to biomarkers in colon cancer and screening tests for colon and cervix cancer; to study the predictive value of dense patterns on mammograms for breast cancer risk and the extent to which this is modifiable with preventive agents; to develop methods for assessing the breast density from digital mammograms and MRI scans; to work closely with the Centre for Experimental Arthritis Medicine as a trial statistician and to analyse epidemiological and high-dimensional data on rheumatoid arthritis
Minimum Requirements: A good degree or equivalent (First or Upper Second) and an MSc or PhD or equivalent experience in statistics or a related quantitative field along with experience of working with large data sets; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a working knowledge of statistical, mathematical and database packages
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge and experience in using the STATA software

Deadline: September 29 | Published: September 11   13:55

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute
Duration: starting as soon as possible, until 31 December 2018        Workload: part-time
Duties: This post will be based in the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry to allow the statistician to benefit from the comprehensive experience of a large (currently 13) and growing group of statisticians. The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit leads and supports clinical trials in which the primary question of interest relates to intervention effectiveness: whether an intervention works under real-life conditions. The unit has a very strong statistical section, currently numbering 14 statisticians and additionally conducts methodological research particularly related to cluster randomised trials and complex interventions
Minimum Requirements: Highly motivated and enthusiastic PhD level statistician

Deadline: October 5 | Published: September 11   12:57

Workload: 100%
Duties: Be responsible for production and timely and accurate reporting of reserves and actuarial intangibles under reporting matrices of local statutory reporting and IFRS reporting. Calculate APE and input files for MCEV calculations. Support role of appointed actuary with add-hoc analysis. Perform LAT. Correct implementation of methodology. Support larger projects in relation to IT systems implementation, development of accounting
Minimum Requirements: University Degree in actuarial sciences, mathematics, physic. Qualified Actuary (SAV or similar qualification). Minimum of 10 years of business relevant experience. 5 years of Leadership experience
Preferred Requirements: In-depth experience of Swiss traditional life insurance. Strong technical knowledge of Swiss traditional business, Swiss accounting and reserving guidelines and practices, Swiss solvency regulation and a network of Swiss actuarial professionals

Published: September 11   12:55

Department: Division of Medicine - Centre for Respiratory Research
Duration: 3 years
Duties: The project concerns novel use of domiciliary monitoring technology to detect exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This will be based on mathematical manipulation of physiological datasets. Special benefit of this studentship is joint academic and industrial supervision. In this way, the student will develop both academic and industrial skills with multiple career opportunities at the end of the PhD. The student is expected to spend at least 3.5 months in Philips Research
Minimum Requirements: You will likely have a background in biomedical engineering, preferably including experience in analysing complex data and some experience with data analysis and/or mathematical modelling is essential. You are expected to have at least an upper second class degree, a Masters degree or equivalent qualifications in a relevant subject area. As the project will involve visiting patients in their own homes, excellent communication and inter-personal skills are essential

Deadline: October 10 | Published: September 11   08:00

Department: Cancer Institute - Research Department of Cancer Biology
Duration: 2.5 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The newly established Computational Cancer Genomics Group is seeking a Research Associate to provide biostatistics support and expertise to the institute. In addition to providing bioinformatics support to the institute, the group will establish novel lines of research in computational genomics for the functional interpretation of somatic variants; The successful candidate will contribute statistical expertise to the design of studies and analysis of data generated from projects in the Cancer Institute. These include cancer classification, personal genomics, biomarker analysis and clinical trials among others. You will be using resequencing (targeted and whole-genome), RNA-seq and ChIP-seq data for these analyses. You will be advising on the experimental design and performing the analysis of the results. This includes the development of the novel models, tools or pipelines
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in mathematics, statistics or computational biology and a strong background in NGS-based genome, epigenome or transcriptome analysis

Deadline: September 24 | Published: September 11   08:00

Department: Institute of Child Health (ICH); Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E); Farr Institute for Health Informatics Research
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The research associate will join a team of experts to work on methodological developments to underpin widening of the use of linked administrative data for research and on exemplar studies to illustrate the value of linked data analyses for policy makers, services and the public. Initially the post holder will focus on studies related to services for children and young people, using data from health care and education sectors but will be expected to gain expertise across age groups and other data sources. S/he will also provide support to external approved users of ADRC-E linked data and will contribute to capacity building through teaching and supervision of postgraduate students
Minimum Requirements: PhD in statistics or epidemiology or related area or equivalent research experience, experience of analysing and conducting research involving quantitative data, plus a proven ability to carry out high quality research and to analyse large datasets is required

Deadline: September 24 | Published: September 11   08:00

Aufgaben: Mitarbeit in den Risk Management und Compliance Prozessen der Finaport; Interne Kommunikation von Risk- und Compliance Themen mit Kundenberatern, Portfolio Managern und der Geschäftsleitung; Weiterentwicklung unseres Risk- und Compliance Monitoring Systems; Weiterentwicklung interner Prozesse
Anforderungen: Guter Hochschulabschluss mit mathematischer Ausrichtung (Mathematik, Physik, Informatik); Interesse an Finanzmärkten mit Kenntnissen der gängigen Finanzinstrumente und Risikokonzepte; Sehr gute Programmierkenntnisse (SQL, Excel, C# oder Python); Stilsicheres Deutsch und Englisch

Published: September 11   08:00

Department: Division of Medicine
Duration: 4+ y        Workload: 18.25 (50% FTE)
Duties: We are seeking a research associate (post-doctoral) to develop and support the Magnetic Resonance Imaging of pregnant women. This is for a grant project in association with University College Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. The aim is to provide MR images that will support diagnosis and aid subsequent interventions. The MR images are intended to provide anatomical and functional information of the maternal and fetal anatomy, and localisation of the placenta in relation to maternal landmarks. These will assist with safe, optimal port placement to maximise access and the working volume of imaging probes and instruments during subsequent invasive therapeutic procedures
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have a strong background in MR Physics and a PhD or equivalent research experience in MRI physics, biomedical engineering, or a comparable subject, strong expertise in programming or using high-level languages or packages (e.g. C/C++, Matlab, OsiriX) and awareness of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and ethics issues

Deadline: October 3 | Published: September 11   08:00

Department: Institute of Neurology
Duration: 1.5+ y
Duties: The post holder will be part of a team developing and applying methods for in vivo histology of human brain microstructure using MRI, which is crucial for understanding the human brain in both health and disease. The project is funded by the ERC Consolidator Grant 'Non-Invasive In Vivo Histology in Health and Disease Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging'. To characterize the microstructure of the cortex, the team will develop a novel quantitative multi-contrast imaging approach at ultra-high resolution that will be complemented by a unified model of MRI contrasts, cortical anatomy and tissue microstructure. Super-resolution diffusion and susceptibility imaging will further enhance the effective image resolution. High-resolution functional MRI will complement the anatomical imaging methods and will be used for cross-validation. The post holder will be embedded in a unique world-leading research environment and have access to the latest MRI hardware
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in physics, biomedical engineering, computer science, or a comparable subject (if not already obtained, the PhD must have been awarded by the agreed start-date). A strong background in MR physics, pulse sequence programming and high-level programming languages (eg, C/C++, Matlab) is essential. Applicants must also be specialists in at least one of the following areas: Siemens MR scanners and software; Siemens IDEA pulse sequence programming; quantitative MRI; fMRI; advanced diffusion weighted imaging (DWI); motion and/or physiological noise correction; ultra-high field MRI/fMRI (>=7T)

Deadline: October 12 | Published: September 11   08:00

Department: School of Mathematics and Statistics
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be responsible for organising and coordinating the teaching program (lectures, tutorials, consultation times, examinations and room bookings) for all first year units of study. You will preside over a first year committee that will advise the Academic Program Committee on curriculum matters, including recommendations for changes to first year courses and be responsible for reviewing course content, texts, teaching methods and use of the computer laboratories. You will also be responsible for maintaining a student enquiry service providing general information and dealing with course and tutorial changes and assessment queries
Minimum Requirements: PhD in mathematics, statistics or mathematics education; significant record of research achievement; demonstrated high academic standards, excellence in undergraduate teaching; the ability to organise a complex teaching operation at the tertiary level; excellent communication skills and an ability interact well with students and staff
Preferred Requirements: familiarity with relevant student administration and academic board policies and procedures; previous experience as course coordinator or similar administrative role; a track record in successfully applying innovative teaching techniques

Deadline: October 14 | Published: September 11   01:00

Department: Swiss Finance Institute
Duration: 1 + 2 y
Duties: The global financial crisis in recent years has uncovered fundamental weaknesses in the financial architecture of modern economies. Such financial fragility poses major challenges to the functioning of the financial system, the real economy, and society. The goal of this research project is to explore the sources, channels, and consequences of frictions in the financial sector for financial instability. Four research teams located in Geneva, Lausanne, and St. Gallen will cooperate to reach this ambitious goal
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Financial Economics (with strong quantitative background), Financial Econometrics, or Financial Mathematics. Excellent research record

Published: September 10   12:47

Duration: Unlimited Contract
Duties: La Business Unit Ceditor offre une gamme complète de produits emprunteurs (décès, chômage, incapacité, GAP auto, accidents de la vie) tant en France qu’à l’International (Europe, Asie). Job Purpose: Tarification de contrats d’assurance vie (accidents corporels, crédits…) en Allemagne, rédaction de documents contractuels, rédaction de notes de synthèse client; Conception et rédaction de pièces contractuelles liées aux produits d'assurance souscrits; Reporting mensuel et quotidien de l'activité de souscription
Minimum Requirements: 5-10 ans d’expérience dans le secteur de l'assurance. Bonne connaissance des opérations de souscription/opérations d'assurance/statistiques. Expérience internationale. Bilingue anglais ET allemand

Published: September 10   12:27

Aufgaben: Sie unterstützen uns bei der Umsetzung der neuen Herausforderungen, die im Zuge der Modernisierung der Versicherungsaufsicht (Solvency II) entstehen. In diesem Zusammenhang nehmen Sie die ökonomische Bewertung von Schäden, Prämien und Kosten in der Unternehmensbilanz vor
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Master-Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Betriebswirtschaftslehre oder Volkswirtschaftslehre mit starker quantitativer Ausrichtung, Erste Erfahrung im Themenumfeld von Solvency II, erlangt durch einschlägige Praktika oder eine erste berufliche Station, Hohe IT-Affinität und sicherer Umgang mit Access-/SQL-Datenbanken, Sehr gute Englisch- und gute Deutschkenntnisse, Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit

Published: September 10   12:26

Department: Research Training Group “Statistical Modeling of Complex Systems and Processes – Advanced Nonparametric Approaches”
Duration: 2+1 y        Workload: 75%
Duties: Research fields: high-dimensional models, time series analysis, continuous time processes, financial mathematics, spatial statistics, stochastic networks
Minimum Requirements: A first or good second class Master’s degree with a strong mathematical background, preferably in statistics or probability theory; a good knowledge of English

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Social & Political Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Take a leading role in the design and delivery of programmes and courses. Lead and engage in research and publication. Sustain internationally leading high quality research activity. Encourage research students to undertake doctoral research and to supervise them to completion. Supervise research projects. Deliver a range of teaching and assessment activity at all levels. Develop links with national and international organisations. Act in a senior role in administrative and other activities with particular emphasis of building quantitative and statistical expertise within the School. Perform appropriate administrative duties
Minimum Requirements: Good first degree in subject related area and PhD awarded (or equivalent research experience) in a related area (Politics, International Relations, Sociology, Criminology, Public Policy, Urban Studies). An established international reputation for research leadership and scholarship in a relevant subject area. An extensive track record of publications. Time, project, people and budget management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills
Preferred Requirements: Potential to foster collaboration in research across the social science disciplines and with other Schools in the College and, where appropriate, across Colleges

Deadline: October 20 | Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Cancer Institute - CR-UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC)
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The trial statistician is an essential member of the Trial Management Team, contributing to the definition of the research question, the design of the trial, the submission of grant proposals to funding bodies and the writing of papers for publication. He/she undertakes all the statistical analyses and has responsibility for the confidential reports to the Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee. All the CTC statisticians are encouraged to attend further training courses of interest, including national or international conferences, as part of their own professional education. They can also develop their own research interests; The CTC runs a series of short courses for postgraduate students within the medical school and is part of the MSc in Cancer from the UCL Cancer Institute. The post holder is expected to participate in these
Minimum Requirements: The post holder will have a post-graduate (MSc or above) in Medical Statistics or related subject, with experience of working with clinical trials and/or epidemiological studies and practical experience of using statistical methods of design and analyses in medical research. He/she will have a working knowledge of one or more statistical analyses packages, eg STATA, SPSS, SAS and experience of teaching medical statistics and/or epidemiology as well as knowledge of phase I/II trials

Deadline: September 23 | Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: In the SmartGeometry project, the PI and his group are developing algorithms for analysis and synthesis of 3D geometry with particular focus on function and usage of the objects. The group also develops algorithms and tools for structure-guided computational design with applications in architectural geometry; The RA will be developing algorithms for functional design of articulated and flexible surfaces with target usage in efficient and deployable architectural realizations. The RA is expected to work with the PI and his group to develop, implement, test, and deploy robust and scalable algorithms for the above problem
Minimum Requirements: The applicant should have a PhD in computer science, or applied mathematics, or related discipline. The applicant should be skilled in geometry processing algorithms with particular focus on architectural geometry. The RA should have a good background in differential geometry, multivariate analysis, and programming
Preferred Requirements: Background in kinematics and optimization techniques is desirable, but not strictly required

Deadline: September 22 | Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Research Department of Primary Care & Population Health; Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will contribute to statistical aspects of specific studies undertaken by the Research Department, Marie Curie Unit and the PRIMENT CTU. Such duties include developing statistical aspects of the protocol for trials, epidemiological studies and feasibility studies and contributing to statistical aspects of systematic reviews conducted in the Marie Curie Unit specialist team
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must hold a postgraduate degree in statistics or equivalent qualification in a related discipline and must have experience of carrying out statistical analyses of randomised controlled trials. They must have a working knowledge of using statistical packages and must be proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software. A willingness to travel to UK sites will be required for team meetings, training, support and monitoring
Preferred Requirements: Experience of statistical analyses of data from Primary Care & Mental Health and/or Community based studies would be an advantage

Deadline: October 17 | Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Global Life; Zurich Employee Benefits Network (ZEBN) Technical team
Workload: 100%
Duties: The position provides an opportunity to gain a basic knowledge of pooling and captives underwriting principals, practices and employee benefits insurance written by the different network partners. Responsibilities: Interacting with network partners to obtain necessary information in a timely manner; Reviewing this information and verifying its accuracy and upon verification processing that information and producing both pool and captive reports; Managing information and communication with network partners, ZEBN Sales, and customers; Working with Technical Team and Accounting to assure that accounting information, debtor balances, and invoicing to network and customers is correct; Using a strong analytical ability to process data in a concise manner highlighting and translating the data into usable for senior Management, Network Partners (NWP), and other related parties; Assisting in contract management; Supporting gathering technical information from NWPs
Minimum Requirements: Degree in mathematics, finance or similar; Solid general education; Fluency (orally and in writing) in English plus one additional language is mandatory (preferably German or French), any other additional languages are advantageous; 2+ years of work experience is privileged, specific work experience in reinsurance, scheme administration (underwriting), accounting, and general life insurance experience or similar business. Group life and actuarial experience a plus; IT literate with ability to work at advanced level with Excel and working knowledge with Access, Word, and PowerPoint

Published: September 10   08:00

Duration: Contrat à durée indéterminée
Duties: Prendre la responsabilité technique et organisationnelle des projets ALM (Asset Liability Management) pour déterminer et présenter l’allocation stratégique des actifs de tous les fonds d’AXA Belgique; Stimuler le développement des modèles ALM et la méthodologie ALM utilisée pour réaliser les études ALM; Définir des hypothèses économiques pour tous les modèles ALM en collaboration avec d’autres départements; Développer une compréhension profonde du modèle interne Solvabilité II d’AXA; Analyser des stratégies de couverture basées sur des instruments financiers de type dérivées; Participer à des groupes de travail sur l‘ALM et Solvabilité II au niveau du groupe AXA; Promouvoir une bonne relation de travail avec le Front Office, l’équipe de reporting, le risk management, le product management, les gestionnaires d’actifs, les banques d’investissement ainsi que les collègues ALM des entités AXA à l’étranger; Identifier les domaines d’amélior...
Minimum Requirements: Master ou équivalent dans un domaine à orientation analytique (mathématiques, physique, sciences actuarielles, économie avec un accent sur le quantitatif, etc.); Très bonne connaissance de la théorie de valorisation en l’absence d’opportunités d’arbitrage et des processus stochastiques; Très bonnes connaissances du fonctionnement des instruments financiers; Très bonnes compétences d’analyse et de conceptualisation; Bonnes compétences de présentation et d’écriture de rapports; Maîtrise de la 2e langue nationale, anglais parlé et écrit couramment
Preferred Requirements: De bonnes connaissances actuarielles sont un plus

Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Europäisches Neurowissenschaftliches Institut Göttingen (ENI-G)
Duration: 5+ y
Duties: We invite applications from outstanding junior investigators who are enthusiastic about pursuing an independent research program in an environment that supports cutting edge research. New group leaders will be associated with the Max Planck Society, and with the University Medical Center Göttingen. The ENI-G has an exceptionally strong program in Neurosciences and offers state-of-the-art research resources as well as unparalleled opportunities for scientific collaboration. There are many opportunities for interaction within the Göttingen Research Campus, including the University of Göttingen, its Medical School, the Max Planck Institutes for Experimental Medicine and for Biophysical Chemistry, the German Primate Center, and the Cluster of Excellence “Nanoscale Microscopy and Molecular Physiology of the Brain (CNMPB)”. Group Leaders are independent scientists with no formal teaching duties and minimal administrative responsibilities
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate should have received a Ph.D. within the last six years, with relevant research training and a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and is expected to develop a vigorous research program

Published: September 10   08:00

Department: Singapore-ETH Centre
Duration: 2+1 y
Duties: The particular research focus is to understand how people’s preferences (including social preferences- Social Value Orientation, and also risk preferences) change based on exogenous factors including stress and time/attention constraints. Laboratory methods (including physiological measures) and quantitive modeling will be central components of this research program
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate for this position will have finished his/her PhD in experimental economics, behavioral decision theory, experimental-, cognitive-, or social-psychology, management, or a closely related field by the end of 2014. He/she will have experience with experimental design, laboratory methods, and quantitative modeling. He/she will have knowledge and hands-on experience with MATLAB, R, SAS, STATA (or another advanced analysis software) and programming of experiments

Deadline: November 1 | Published: September 10   01:00

Department: Earth Institute
Duration: 2 y, starting in the fall of 2015
Duties: The Earth Institute seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D. or Sc.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development. The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides scholars with the opportunity to acquire and apply the cross-disciplinary expertise needed to address critical issues of sustainable development such as food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation. Candidates who have developed cross-disciplinary approaches during their graduate studies will find numerous, unique opportunities to engage in programs at the leading edge of sustainable development research. Candidates may suggest contributing to or expanding on existing Earth Institute programs, or developing new projects that integrate the breadth of expertise of the Earth Institute

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 10   00:41

Workload: 100%
Duties: Perform and supervise projections and analyze, summarize, and communicate results for the MG-ALFA models that project IFRS/GAAP and Statutory Earnings. Specific projects include: Solvency II. These models are used calculate AFR (Available Financial Resources), EEV (European Embedded Value) and to provide various sensitivities for Short Term Economic Capital (STEC), Risk Appetite, Goodwill Testing. Oversee the transition of Capital Forecasting and Strategic Plan modeling to ABS (AXA Business Solutions). FAS 60 and FAS 120 DAC projections for Term, Open Perm, and the AXA Closed Block. Cash Flow Testing (NY Regulation 126) and Dividend Scale Setting (full asset and liability projections)
Minimum Requirements: ASA or near/new FSA with 4+ years of actuarial experience. Liability expertise or asset-liability modeling experience, especially regarding Life insurance. Exposure to leading actuarial projection systems, in particular GGY AXIS and MG-ALFA, is preferred. Desire to learn, take on responsibility, and assume ownership of various projects. Capacity to supervise one actuarial student and work within groups. Ability to handle deadline oriented work; highly motivated; strong verbal and written communication skills

Published: September 9   17:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: Conduct scholarly activities commensurate with expectations of a tenure-track mathematics education faculty member at a research-intensive university. Participate and collaborate actively with STEM and education faculty. Pursue external research funding. Publish in significant refereed journals. Advise, mentor and engage graduate students in research. Teach (face-to-face and/or online) undergraduate- and graduate-level courses. Participate in program development. Provide service to the program, school, college, university, and the profession
Minimum Requirements: Doctorate in mathematics education or closely related field, earned by August 2015 for applicants who are ABD. Record of scholarship in the field of mathematics education as demonstrated through publications and presentations at national conferences, commensurate with experience. Strong knowledge of a variety of research methods and statistics
Preferred Requirements: Record of P-12 teaching experience in the field of mathematics education or closely related subject area. Track record or evidence of potential to propose, secure, and successfully manage externally funded projects. Demonstrated commitment to collaboration with mathematics and education faculty, students and schools. Teaching, research, and/or service experiences with diverse populations (e.g., disability, cultural, linguistic diversity). Record of effectively mentoring graduate students. Ability to positively contribute to national visibility of the mathematics education program. Active engagement with and/or leadership in mathematics education professional organizations

Published: September 9   17:01

Duration: Summer 2015        Workload: 100%
Duties: Actuaries are business professionals who solve complex problems involving uncertain future events. Using mathematics, statistics, economics & financial theory, actuaries evaluate the likelihood of such events, design creative ways to reduce the likelihood and decrease the impact of adverse events when they occur. AXA US offers one of the most highly regarded summer actuarial intern programs in the country. Each summer, we invite a select group of talented college students to spend ten weeks learning from our actuarial team. Our program combines on-the-job training with structured learning opportunities. You will work on projects within an AXA business unit, gaining first-hand experience with the techniques used to solve insurance business problems. Working closely with members of our actuarial staff, you will receive the personal attention and guidance that will allow you to make a meaningful contribution. Supplemental events include classes on actuarial exams, presentations on cur...
Minimum Requirements: Strong math and communication skills. Flexibility to adapt to new situations. Ability to think creatively, to express thoughts clearly, and to work effectively with others. High academic standing with coursework in math, probability and statistics, computer science and economics. Preference given to Juniors, though Graduate-level are encouraged to apply. Preference given to candidates with at least one SOA exam passed

Published: September 9   17:01

Department: Management Science & Engineering
Duties: We invite applications from individuals working at the frontiers of Management Science and Engineering, broadly defined, including candidates from engineering and the mathematical, medical, physical, and social sciences. We are particularly interested in scholars who can strengthen our portfolio in decision making, economic analysis, financial engineering, operations management, operations research, and policy. Appointments are to tenure-line junior faculty positions at the Assistant or untenured Associate Professor level
Minimum Requirements: An earned Ph.D., evidence of the ability to pursue a program of research, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching are required. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research

Deadline: December 31 | Published: September 9   17:00

Department: School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Lead Programmer supervises a multi-university team of analysts who create and maintain data management and analysis software and perform the more complex analyses in support of research. Project involves collecting, aggregating, analyzing, and modeling a large set of forecasts of geopolitical events and profiles of the people making the forecasts. Work includes supervision of coders, analysis of complex multivariate data sets, creation of new codes for aggregation of data, writing optimization scripts, and collaboration with and support of a team of professors and students who are developing new methods for aggregating forecasts and analyzing what attributes make someone a good forecaster
Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree strongly preferred. R skills required. Programming experience, including use of version control such as GitHub, graduate-level statistics class(es). Familiarity with more advanced statistics, data analysis, software development in a team environment desired
Preferred Requirements: Experience leading teams including staff and external contributors strongly desired. Supervisory experience strongly preferred

Published: September 9   17:00

Department: USCHospitality
Workload: 100%
Duties: As a Business Data Analyst, you will perform data analyses and assists in interpretation of results using a variety of techniques to support business practices. Works with management to obtain and identify analytical requirements. Provides recommendations and conclusions gained from analyzing data using statistical methods and tools. Researches best practices, develops benchmarks, and provides dashboard metrics to management leadership. Develops a variety of reporting tools for distribution. Ensures data accuracy. Provides input into decisions affecting business operations and strategic initiatives. May lead staff or student workers, as assigned
Minimum Requirements: Proficient PC skills. Working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, word processing and statistical software programs. Knowledge of business statistics and data analyses techniques. Ability to manage and analyze data. Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
Preferred Requirements: Preferred Experience: 3 years. Bachelor’s Degree in disciplines such as statistics, economics, mathematics, accounting, business, computer science, information science or management information science. Knowledge of quality management methods (e.g., Six Sigma)

Published: September 9   17:00

Department: Perelman School of Medicine
Workload: part-time
Duties: This Part-time Data Manager position will support multiple projects for one health disparities investigator in the Department of Medicine. The Data Analyst will use SAS or STATA programming skills to create analytical datasets, construct and standardize analytical variables, conduct data cleaning, provide regular study reports, and perform general statistical analyses and statistical modeling. This position will support health services research projects. The Data Manager will use SAS and/or STATA programming skills to generate analytical datasets from behavioral intervention studies and surveys; to construct standardized outcome measures and other analytical variables through data cleaning, data manipulation, and survey data scoring; to provide descriptive and analytical reports; and to perform exploratory and specialized statistical analyses such as miss data imputation. The Data Manager will be responsible for maintaining integrity, confidentiality, and security of all datasets for t...
Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Math/Statistics, computational mathematics, epidemiology, or Public Health, with a minimum of 3 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience applying health services research methods through SAS or STATA programming is required. Strong statistical programming skills are required. Prior work experience in academic or research setting in health care is preferred. Prior experience with analyzing clinical trials is preferred. He/she should have a working knowledge of univariate and multivariate statistics: regression, anova, etc. and how these are implemented in SAS

Published: September 9   17:00

Department: School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology
Workload: 100%
Duties: Full-time staff researcher/data analyst sought for project that involves collecting, aggregating, analyzing, and modeling a large set of forecasts of geopolitical events and profiles of the people making the forecasts. Work includes analysis of complex multivariate data sets, collaboration with and support of a team of professors, researchers and students who are developing new methods for eliciting and aggregating forecasts. We are particularly interested in researchers who combine strong statistical and programming skills with psychological or social science background relevant to judgment and decision making and forecasting geopolitical events
Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. Programming experience in R, Matlab or similar language; undergraduate-level statistics classes (graduate-level preferred). A background in psychological or social sciences relevant to decision-making and geopolitical forecasting strongly desired. Familiarity with more advanced statistics and data analysis and experience with survey research also desired

Published: September 9   17:00

Workload: 100%
Duties: Responsible on the Marketing Analytics team for planning, managing, and executing strategic analyses of customer information for strategic and tactical initiatives across all of the lines of business (including annuities, retirement plans, life insurance and broker-dealer) and functional areas of AXA US. Leverage expert analytics skills in combination with strong business strategic thinking skills to deliver strategic analytics-driven insights and recommendations. Drive the understanding and implementation of strategic customer analyses within other areas of the organization
Minimum Requirements: Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a major consulting firm as a strategy consultant who contributed strong analytics skills to assigned projects (e.g., Bain, McKinsey, BCG, Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, PWC, etc.). Analytics expertise and work experience, including an in-depth and thorough knowledge of analytical methodologies. Preference for experience in insurance or financial services industry. Requirement for expert SAS skills, including expert in SAS for data access, data manipulation, analyses and reporting. Knowledge of UNIX and accessing relational databases such as Oracle is a plus. Expert in MS-Excel and MS-Powerpoint. Strong knowledge and appreciation of business dynamics and basic strategy frameworks. Strong consultative skills. Experience in dealing with non-technical associates to draw out and understand their business challenges and then integrate this learning with analytical expertise. Excellent judgment and reasoning skills. Superior interpersonal and team skills

Published: September 9   17:00

Workload: 100%
Duties: Under the direction of the Head of TPC & Governance, you contribute to the delivery of pricing assurance through the definition and execution of a strategy in relation to pricing governance, Technical Price Certification, actuarial pricing guidelines, global pricing reviews and global profitability reviews. This role requires proven stakeholder management, coordination and influencing skills, along with a high level of expertise in pricing methodologies and processes. Experience in governance and control processes, as well as with quality assurance, would be an asset
Minimum Requirements: Fully qualified or nearly qualified actuary in a globally recognised actuarial body. 5 - 10 years of experience in a non-life actuarial environment. Experience in multiple functions, cultures and business units preferred. Collaboration and influencing skills across a range of stakeholders within and external to the actuarial function

Published: September 9   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: September 9   15:39