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Department: The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE)
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Harvard Graduate School of Education(HGSE) invites applications for two faculty positions in Quantitative Methods, at the rank of Assistant Professor of Education, Associate Professor of Education (untenured), or Professor of Education (tenured), depending on qualifications and experience
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking candidates who are trained to a high level in quantitative methods and who have a thorough understanding of the theoretical and statistical underpinnings of those methods. Candidates should have a doctorate in a relevant field, such as statistics, sociology, or education. Successful candidates will have an excellent record of rigorous scholarship and a commitment to teaching and mentoring

Published: October 23   18:36

Department: Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Senior Data Manager will be responsible for managing analytics projects, integration and analysis of complex data, and leading the development and implementation of data tools that support strategic decisions. Managing Analytics Projects: manage projects that focus on understanding how data is created and used to inform decision making; and working collaboratively with programmers to develop analytical tools. Leading Data Management: lead the research, design, and implementation of data models to find the best ways to turn data into insight. We are looking for people who can maintain a high degree of rigor and hyper attention to detail but who also experiment in their approach and methodology
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. 3 years of experience. Expert knowledge of complex relational database applications and database design. Thorough understanding of database structures, theories, principles and practices. Expertise with MySQL, MS-SQL, Sybase, and/or Oracle databases. Experience with high-level Web and other programming languages such as: HTML, Java, JavaScript; .NET; SAS, SPSS; Excel. Experience with managing multiple complex projects. Good analytical and problem solving skills
Preferred Requirements: Graduate degree (PhD, MS, or equivalent) in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or another quantitative discipline. 7+ years of experience managing teams and complex analytics projects (e.g., leading the conceptualization, design and implementation of complex databases). 7+ years of experience leading the analysis of data to uncover trends. 5+ years of experience leading information design and visual storytelling to craft the visualization of data and insights utilizing data visualization software/tools. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (or equivalent)

Published: October 23   18:35

Department: Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Senior Data Analyst will work within the Planning, Evaluation, and Tracking program (PET) under the direction of the Director, Strategic Implementation, and Senior Data Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating analytics projects, integration and analysis of complex data, and coordinating the development and implementation of data tools that support strategic decisions. Coordinating Analytics Projects: coordinate projects that focus on understanding how data is created and used to inform decision making; and working collaboratively with programmers to develop analytical tools
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. 1 year of experience. 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

Published: October 23   18:34

Duties: Participate in various quantitative projects as needed to help support overall Hedge Risk Management goals & objectives. Participate in technical reviews or studies on key topics related to risk management and hedging to help drive innovation. Build tools to help analyze complex problems related to risk, hedging. derivatives and to support special projects. Leverage technical expertise within HRM to help streamline, optimize and adapt operational processes to evolving strategies. Provide support to help build presentations for management and to help develop or enhance risk management policies and procedures. Partner, collaborate & communicate with various teams in order to build synergies & participate in cross functional projects
Minimum Requirements: 3-5 years in experience in risk management dealing with various derivatives. Strong understanding of options pricing models, derivatives, financial engineering concepts. Masters in Quantitative Field (Mathematics, Financial Engineering) or equivalent. Strong Programming, database management and computer skills (ie: VBA, Bloomberg, MS access, etc..). Detail-oriented, multi-tasking, excellent communicator

Published: October 23   17:02

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: October 23   16:15

Department: Mathematics
Duration: Until 31 May 2018
Duties: Applications are invited for postdoctoral research fellowships in an ERC Advanced Grant project "Stochasticity in Spatially Extended Deterministic Systems and via Homogenization of Deterministic Fast-Slow Systems". This project involves a mathematically-rigorous study of the probabilistic and stochastic properties of deterministic dynamical systems. Specific projects can be tailored to your interests and background
Minimum Requirements: Possession of a PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a closely allied discipline; A strong background in one or more of the areas of ergodic theory, stochastic analysis and probability theory; Good effective communication (oral and written) skills, presentation and training skills

Published: October 23   14:43

Department: Physics & Astronomy
Workload: 100%
Duties: The project is to carry out research on the equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium properties of many-body system, for example cold atomic gases, quantum optical systems or classical colloidal systems. One focus will be on the study of the emergence of correlated states and collective phenomena in the presence of dissipation and/or (coherent) driving. The main responsibility of this post will be to carry out independent theoretical research on quantum or classical many-body systems, and to apply and/or develop analytical and numerical methods for exploring their strongly correlated dynamics
Minimum Requirements: We seek a researcher with PhD in physics and background in classical and/or quantum many-body systems to complement our team

Deadline: November 19 | Published: October 23   14:42

Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A Research Associate position is available for an outstanding person to undertake theoretical development and modelling of coupled thermo-mechanical and transport properties of graphene-based membranes. The main function of these materials is not structural, but in applications they will be subject to thermal and/or mechanical stresses
Minimum Requirements: You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in engineering, physics, materials science or mathematics. Knowledge of non-linear boundary value problems and computational methods in natural sciences, as well as programming experience are essential for the post

Deadline: November 17 | Published: October 23   14:41

Abteilung: Retrocessions & Capital Markets
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 die Strukturierung und Verhandlung von diesbezüglichen Transaktionen, insbesondere von Retrozessionen, die selbstständige Betreuung der Geschäftsbeziehungen einschliesslich der Kommunikation mit allen beteiligten Parteien wie z. B. Zedenten, Rückversicherungsmaklern, Investoren, Banken und externen Service-Providern. Die Prüfung von Rückversicherungsver­trägen sowie die allgemeine Vertragsabwicklung gehören ebenso dazu wie die Überwachung der Besicherungen, die Betreuung des Berichtswesens und die Umsetzung geeigneter Marketingaktivitäten
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder eine vergleichbare Ausbildung; Mindestens drei Jahre relevante Berufserfahrung, zum Beispiel im Underwriting oder im Rechnungswesen; Verhandlungssichere Englisch- und Deutsch­kenntnisse; Bereitschaft zu (auch spontaner) Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Kenntnisse von Rückversicherungszweckgesell­schaften und deren aufsichtsrechtlichen Anfor­derungen sind wünschenswert

Published: October 23   08:05

Duties: 1) Vous aurez en charge le suivi actif des marchés de capitaux dettes et actions avec pour finalité l’élaboration d’un report hebdomadaire pour le Senior Management; Vous suivrez en particulier: L’évolution des taux et des indices de crédit; Les performances sur le marché secondaire des souches du groupe et des émetteurs comparables ainsi que les dernières émissions obligataires; L’évolution des niveaux de pricings indicatifs fournit par les banques partenaires; L’évolution des novelles structures d’obligations hybrides liées à la mise en place de Solvency 2. 2) Support des équipes pour la structuration et l’exécution des opérations de marchés, notamment de financement. 3) Participation active au déploiement du standard cash management du groupe 4) Maintien des outils de reporting/pricing 5) Participation aux projets ad-hoc sur des problématiques transverses liées à la gestion de la liquidité du groupe
Minimum Requirements: Issu(e) d’une formation bac +4/5 de type grande école (commerce/ingénieur) et/ou Master financier, vous souhaitez effectuer un stage de fin d’études ou une année de césure. Solides connaissances en finance d’entreprise, en finance de marché et en mathématiques financières. Bonnes connaissances économiques. Anglais et Français courant
Preferred Requirements: Expérience type DCM fortement appréciée. Connaissances de Bloomberg appréciées. VBA et autres langages de programmation appréciés

Published: October 23   08:05

Department: Equipe Analyse Risques et Performances et Expertise Crédit
Duration: fixed-term contract
Duties: D’aider à la production des reportings réguliers; De faire évoluer les programmes d’alimentation des données (notamment la base CRDB), d’aider à les automatiser et les rendre plus souples (plan d’investissements, tests de liquidité), proposer les outils adéquats (Excel, requêtes VB, Access, SAS, …); De développer des contrôles de cohérence pour assurer la qualité des données et la cohérence entre les reportings (dans le cadre du plan d’investissements, des tableaux de bords, de la CRDB, de l’attribution de performances); De participer aux réflexions sur les indicateurs de qualité de gestion des mandats, implémenter le cadre de suivi; Des proposer des optimisations; De documenter ces process
Minimum Requirements: Expertise sur les outils informatiques (Excel, VBA, Access, SAS); Connaissances en matière de marchés financiers
Preferred Requirements: La connaissance des process Group (notamment Investissements et Risk Management) serait un plus

Published: October 23   08:04

Department: Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology
Duration: 6 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aim of the position is to be the principal responsible for the analysis of a longitudinal dataset where 2 worm infections in cattle were monitored over a 7-year period, to describe potential time trends, assess correlations between the 2 infections and relate these trends and correlations to meteorological and environmental variables. Prepare the dataset to extract and obtain the relevant parameters concerning parasite infection data, meteorological and environmental data. Conduct the data-analysis and regularly report intermediary results and determine the strategy together with the research team. Involve with other running projects to provide statistical support
Minimum Requirements: Master in Statistics or Statistical Data Analysis; Experience in longitudinal data-analysis is an asset

Deadline: December 1 | Published: October 23   08:00

Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has well established links with industry and other external partners. In order for the department to increase its activity with these partners, and to develop new collaborations with external partners, we seek to appoint a Knowledge Exchange Associate. Knowledge exchange encompasses activities such as consultancy, licensing and other commercialisation routes, conferences, and providing Continuing Professional Development courses. To take a lead role in relation to specific knowledge exchange projects or part of a broader project, with guidance from senior colleagues as required, and plan and manage his or her own workload; to establish a personal knowledge exchange portfolio and plan knowledge exchange proposals; to engage where required in relevant research and teaching; and input to administrative activities
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD (or equivalent professional experience) in mathematics or statistics or a closely related discipline with experience to undertake specific knowledge exchange projects under the general guidance of a knowledge exchange/research leader. You will establish a personal knowledge exchange portfolio and plan knowledge exchange proposals, with assistance from senior colleagues as required, and engage, when required, in relevant research and teaching and contribute to administrative activities

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 23   08:00

Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Tarifberechnung von Versicherungsprodukten im Nicht-Leben-Bereich, mit Schwergewicht Motorfahrzeug-Versicherungen (Privatgeschäft und Flotten); Erstellen statistischer Analysen; Mitarbeit und Beratung bei der Produkte-Entwicklung; Unterstützung und Beratung der IT beim Umsetzen der Tarife; Vertreten von Resultaten und Ergebnissen von AXA Schweiz gegenüber der AXA-Gruppe und allenfalls Mitarbeit in Gruppen-Initiativen und länderübergreifenden Projekten
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in Mathematik oder Naturwissenschaften, von Vorteil mit Vertiefung in Versicherungsmathematik, Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik; Aktuar SAV resp. Bereitschaft, den Aktuar SAV zu erlangen; Erfahrung in der Tarifierung von Nicht-Leben-Produkten, vorzugsweise in der Motorfahrzeugversicherung; Flair für Programmieren in SAS und Entwickeln von Tarifmodellen mittels der Spezial-Software EMBLEM; Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; Französisch von Vorteil

Published: October 23   08:00

Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide professional actuarial support including insights into underlying performance and implications for the business; Ensure that processes and standards are consistent with internal Zurich actuarial policies and guidance as well as existing regulations; Make informed actuarial recommendations based on professional judgment and experience; Coordinate, prepare and perform actuarial analyses including loss and premium projections, consultation on actuarial models, and risk based capital issues; Support Finance, market-facing business units, Claims, Risk, Capital Management, and other functions on reserving, portfolio pricing, and strategic business decisions; Support actuarial services related to risk based capital model development, parameterization and allocation activities; Coordinate data analytics and/or reinsurance analysis
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Statistics; Fully qualified actuary in a recognized actuarial body; 5 or more years of experience in related field; Knowledge of insurance industry coupled with experience gained in the insurance sector and in multiple functions; Advanced understanding of actuarial reserving and pricing concepts; Advance knowledge regarding finance and accounting; Experience with statistics and actuarial modeling; Strong English language skills (written and spoken)

Published: October 23   08:00

Workload: 100%
Duties: Lead the actuarial valuation function across all products except variable and payout annuities, including statutory, IFRS, GAAP and tax valuation of reserves, DAC and other intangibles; loss recognition testing/Liability Adequacy Testing; and lead coordination of statutory asset adequacy testing (NY Regulation 126) and C-3 Phase I testing for all legal entities. Provide commentary on results and assist in forecasting results
Minimum Requirements: Education: Bachelor’s and FSA or equivalent preferred; Experience: 5+ years; Strong understanding of actuarial principles and analysis. Solid understanding of financial reporting, key metrics. Solid interpersonal/relationship management skills

Published: October 22   17:26

Dauer: 3 y
Aufgaben: In SWIP (Projekt "Sustainable Water Infrastructure Planning") wurde ein fundiertes MCDA-Verfahren entwickelt, mit dem komplexe Entscheidungen zur Planung von Infrastrukturen unterstützt werden können. Ziel dieses neuen dreijährigen Projektes ist es, robuste und praxisrelevante MCDA-Verfahren zu entwickeln. Dabei stützen Sie sich auf Interviews mit Akteuren, Gruppenentscheidungsprozessen und Online-Umfragen ab. Die praktische Anwendung wird in mehreren Fallstudien in der Schweiz getestet. Die Auswertung wird mittels qualitativer und quantitativer Methoden gemacht (Modellierungen, Statistik, Sensitivitätsanalysen)
Anforderungen: Universitätsabschluss (Masters) in Ingenieur- oder Naturwissenschaften – oder in Sozialwissenschaften mit solider mathematischer/statistischer Ausbildung; Vertieftes Interesse für sozialwissenschaftliche Methoden; Freude am Modellieren und an Statistik; Gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Kenntnisse in Siedlungswasserwirtschaft oder MCDA sind von Vorteil

Deadline: December 10 | Published: October 22   13:36

Abteilung: Fakultät III Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wirtschaftsrecht
Dauer: 2+ y
Aufgaben: Entwicklung und Implementierung von Algorithmen für Produktionsplanungsprobleme. Ansprechpartner bei Industrieprojekten im Bereich der Produktionsplanung. Vorbereitung und Mitarbeit bei Publikationen in relevanten Fachzeitschriften
Anforderungen: abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium (Diplom, Master) im Fach Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Mathematik, Wirtschaftsmathematik. Erfahrungen im Bereich des Operations Research, der Produktionsplanung oder Ähnlichem. Programmierkenntnisse (z. B. in Visual Basic, Java, C++ oder C#). gute Englischkenntnisse

Deadline: December 8 | Published: October 22   09:33

Abteilung: Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik IWES
Dauer: 2+ y        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Sie bearbeiten deutsche und internationale Forschungs- und Entwicklungsprojekte im Bereich der Energieinformatik. Weiterhin arbeiten Sie an verschiedenen Industrieprojekten zu Fragen der Energieversorgung mit erneuerbaren Energien. Die Themen umfassen: Entwicklung von intelligenten Softwarelösungen zum Betrieb von Netzen und Energieanlagen für das zukünftige Smart Grid; Mitarbeit an der Konzeption und Entwicklung virtueller Kraftwerkslösungen; Weiterentwicklung von Standards in der Energiewirtschaft; Einsatz von Big-Data-Methoden und Werkzeugen zur effizienten Analyse, Bewertung und Verwaltung von grossen Datenmengen in der Energiewirtschaft
Anforderungen: abgeschlossene wissenschaftliche Hochschulbildung, vorzugsweise im Studiengang Informatik, Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau, Mathematik. sehr gute Kenntnisse im Bereich Softwaretechnik, vorzugsweise Softwareentwicklung mit Java, Erfahrung im Umgang mit Build-Management-Tools (z .B. Apache Maven) und Versionsverwaltungen (z. B. Apache Subversion). Erfahrung im Entwuf von Softwarearchitekturen. Erfahrungen im Bereich Datenbanken (vorzugsweise MongoDB und Oracle 11g). Vorteilhaft wären Kenntnisse der Energiewirtschaft und Energiesystemtechnik

Deadline: November 15 | Published: October 22   09:17

Department: Assurance IARD Entreprises
Duration: 6 mois
Duties: Suivi des indicateurs de performance (croissance & profitabilité) et du plan d’actions des entités en marine (conception du rapport trimestriel de performance, animation des échanges, minutes). Production d’analyses du potentiel marché en assurance marine sur différents pays. Organisation du séminaire international marine du groupe AXA qui aura lieu en avril/mai 2015. Construction d’un outil de tarification assurance caution. Le stagiaire contribuera à la définition, à la mise en place et au suivi de la stratégie assurance marine (assurance des marchandises transportées par voie terrestre, fluviale, aérienne ou ferroviaire) du Groupe AXA
Minimum Requirements: Actuellement en dernière année d'Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieur ou d'Ecole Supérieure de Commerce ou encore étudiant(e) en Master 2 Universitaire (dominante actuariat ou stratégie & marketing), vous recherchez un stage de fin d'étude d'une durée de 6 mois
Preferred Requirements: Avoir des connaissances en actuariat est un véritable atout

Published: October 22   08:15

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: October 22   08:06

Department: Equipe Pilotage & Optimisation Financière
Workload: 100%
Duties: Participer au processus prévisionnel des revenus financiers par poche d’actif (tel que immobilier, actions, taux, dérivé) et par segment des contrats d’assurance IARD. Analyser et commenter les écarts entre les prévisionnels et le réel par poche d’actif sur l’évolution des encours et des conditions économiques. Participer à la validation des arrêtés réels. Participer à l’amélioration des processus et de outils, et à leurs documentations. Etudes ponctuelles, notes méthodologiques. Mise en place et développement d’outil de projections d’actif financiers. Réaliser et/ou mettre à jour les outils d'automatisation des analyses financières
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé à la rentrée 2014: Contrôle de gestion/Mathématiques (financières de préférence)/Finance; Ecole de Commerce/Ecole d’Ingénieur/Master, Bac +4/5. Compétences spécifiques attendues: Logiciel: Excel, Connaissance de SAS sera un plus

Published: October 22   08:02

Abteilung: Institut für Informationsverarbeitung
Aufgaben: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst wissenschaftliche Mitarbeit und Projektarbeit an einem geförderten Forschungsprojekt, in dem video-realistische Gesichtsanimationen mit natürlichem Gesichtsausdruck für interaktive Dienste entwickelt werden. Möglichkeit zur Promotion
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung ist ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in den Bereichen Elektrotechnik, Informatik, Mathematik oder Physik. Wir wünschen uns fundierte Kenntnisse aus den Bereichen Computergrafik und Bildverarbeitung, sowie Selbstständigkeit, Lernbereitschaft und berufliches wie soziales Engagement
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift sowie Programmiererfahrung (z.B. in C++ oder Matlab) sind wünschenswert

Deadline: November 30 | Published: October 22   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: Under general direction, lead small Finance project teams or manage a discrete workstream within a large project to improve or redesign business processes that increase productivity, efficiency, or reduce expenses. Act as a business partner and a trusted advisor to the Finance business area leaders in transforming the efficiency and effectiveness of their business. Assist in the research, update and maintenance of project plans and metrics. Provides calendar support, scheduling & managing logistics of meetings, prepares and distribute minutes. Assists in development and distribution of status reports. Runs project time tracking/costs reports. Handles small project tasks and coordinates or performs activities as needed. Facilitates all project logistical and facilities needs
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required. 2-5 years of business experience and demonstrated depth of knowledge in discipline(s) applicable to AXA Equitable’s business model. Comfortable leading multiple resources in a fast paced environment. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to facilitate meetings and communicate results to project team and management. Must have strong excel skills with a passion for analytics - proven strategic and analytical problem solving skills
Preferred Requirements: Major in finance, mathematics, operational research, or business is preferable

Published: October 21   20:34

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

Published: October 21   17:00

Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will experimentally study the activity of neurons and populations in the brain of behaving mice. Our group investigates the circuits and computations that lead from vision to recognition, decision, action, and navigation. We rely on a multidisciplinary approach including advanced computational methods, massively parallel neuronal recordings, optogenetics, imaging (both widefield and two-photon), and sensory-driven behavior in virtual environments. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in all aspects of the project, from designing and performing experiments, to data analysis, to the presentation of the results
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in neuroscience, engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a similar field, and an ability to work in a diverse group including computational and experimental neurobiologists. Experience with in vivo electrophysiology, imaging, surgery, and behavioral training is desirable, but outstanding candidates who are willing to learn these skills are also invited to apply. Essential requirements are also experience with analyzing data in MATLAB (or possibly Python), and experience of writing scientific manuscripts as evidenced by a solid record of publications

Deadline: November 20 | Published: October 21   16:57

Department: Infection & Population Health - Centre for Sexual Health & HIV Research
Duration: 2-3 y        Workload: 66-100%
Duties: This prestigious fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in developing a career in medical statistics who wish to acquire experience and develop practical skills in the field of population health survey analyses. The post-holder will receive high-quality, structured training in medical statistics and health-related research and research methods generally, within a supportive and dynamic research environment in order to develop as a well-rounded, health research focused statistician. The fellowship includes funding for tuition costs for a suitable MSc course (unless the post-holder already holds a suitable MSc qualification such as an MSc in Medical Statistics, Social Statistics, Epidemiology or a related discipline containing a substantial mathematical or statistical content)
Minimum Requirements: Good (2: 1 or above) honours degree (or non-UK equivalent), in mathematics or statistics, or in a related discipline containing a substantial mathematical or statistical content. A careful and systematic approach to checking data, reviewing statistical analyses, and administrative tasks is essential, while a familiarity with the management and analysis of large, complex datasets is desirable

Deadline: November 4 | Published: October 21   16:56

Department: Mathematical Sciences
Duties: The objective is to develop multiscale computational methods for complex granular systems, which will allow for accurate, and computationally tractable, predictions of critical failure mechanisms in granulate systems. The focus will be on resolving singular events by considering, simultaneously, models at different scales in a partitioned-domain manner. Important ingredients are scale relations, particle–continuum coupling and modelling-error analysis
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking a talented, highly-motivated PhD student who is inclined to work in an exciting interdisciplinary field combining engineering, mathematics and computation. We also expect exceptional writing skills and a strong interest in computer-code development
Preferred Requirements: A candidate with a strong background in continuum mechanics, computational engineering and applied mathematics will have an advantage

Deadline: December 31 | Published: October 21   11:23

Department: Mathematical Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project “Topological field theories, Baxter operators and the Langlands programme” aims at development of number theory and arithmetic geometry, using new methods and constructions from algebraic geometry, harmonic analysis, mathematical physics and representation theory. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the publication of research papers, and to their dissemination at relevant workshops and conferences
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (obtained or near completion), or equivalent, in a relevant branch of analytic number theory or representation theory.; good communication skills
Preferred Requirements: A good background in more than one of the following areas is highly desirable: local/global class field theory, higher local fields, adelic analysis, L- and zeta-functions of arithmetic schemes, algebraic K-theory, algebraic geometry, harmonic analysis, representation theory over local fields, quantum integrable systems, symplectic geometry and geometric quantization

Deadline: November 17 | Published: October 21   10:00

Abteilung: Global Life
Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Entwicklung und Revision von Tarif- und Kalkulationsgrundlagen neuer Einzellebensprodukte, Entwicklung von Tools zur Berechnung relevanter KPI’s, Selbständige Erarbeitung von Entscheidungsgrundlagen und Handlungsempfehlungen für das Senior Management, Erstellen von Rentabilitätsberechnungen, Überprüfung und Interpretation von Margen- und Regeländerungen, Kontinuierliche Überprüfung der Margensituation pro Produktsegment, Mitarbeit in Projekten
Anforderungen: Universitäts- oder Fachhochschulabschluss einer natur- oder wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Richtung, vorzugsweise Aktuarswissenschaften, Mathematik oder Statistik, 3 bis 4 Jahre berufsrelevante Arbeitserfahrung, Fortgeschrittene Kenntnisse des schweizerischen Lebensversicherungsmarktes, bestehender Regulationen sowie über aktuelle Produkte- und deren Trends, Erfahrung mit unterschiedlichen Versicherungsbereichen (Pricing, Reserving, Produktmanagement), Ausgezeichnete Deutsch- und gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift

Published: October 21   09:59

Department: School of Mathematics & Statistics
Workload: 100%
Duties: To pursue a world-class research programme in Mathematics; to teach Mathematics or related subjects at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to carry out allocated administrative tasks
Minimum Requirements: A good first degree in a relevant discipline. A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a related field. Research expertise of international standard within an area of Mathematics that matches or complements existing activities of the School. Comprehensive knowledge of research issues and future directions within subject related area. Experience of successful teaching, tutoring or demonstrating at undergraduate or postgraduate level. 5 yrs postdoctoral research experience or equivalent. Established track record of academic publications of international quality
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge transfer, industrial or practical experience in Mathematics, where appropriate. Ability and willingness to take on appropriate administrative duties within the School

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 21   09:58

Duration: Unlimited Contract
Duties: Missions principales: Vous avez la responsabilité entière d’un portefeuille de contrats frais de santé et prévoyance et réalisez les activités suivantes: Tarification: étudier le cahier des charges transmis par l’apporteur (généralement un courtier spécialisé sur ce marché), analyser le risque, calculer le tarif, élaborer la proposition, contribuer à la négociation technique en soutien des inspecteurs commerciaux; Rédaction du contrat, analyse juridique et technique; Surveillance du portefeuille et maîtrise des risques: analyser la rentabilité des contrats, proposer les études et actions nécessaires (opérations de redressement, aménagements des garanties…), négocier celles-ci avec l'inspection et l'apporteur et les mettre en œuvre; Réalisation et analyse des comptes de participation aux bénéfices des clients importants
Minimum Requirements: Vous justifiez d’une expérience confirmée (au moins 4-5 ans) en qualité de souscripteur en santé et prévoyance. Maitrise des techniques statistiques et actuarielles

Published: October 21   09:58

Department: Public Health and Primary Care
Duration: until 31.12.2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop and lead projects that involve analyses of various risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a portfolio of studies involving large epidemiological databases. (Specific examples: assessing novel and emerging risk factors, including biochemical, genetic and lifestyle factors, for association with cardiovascular disease in multi-study consortia; investigating the incremental benefit of adding novel risk factors to existing cardiovascular risk prediction scores; integrating genetic data with cardiovascular risk factors to assess causality of associations.) Coordinating work to achieve a series of high-impact publications
Minimum Requirements: A relevant quantitative background (eg, PhD in Epidemiology and at least three years' post-doctoral experience); a sound understanding of epidemiological and statistical concepts, particularly in relation to cardiovascular epidemiology; experience in working with large, complex epidemiological datasets; a strong track record of authoring scientific publications (including first-author publications), ideally including high-impact journals; experience of leading research projects; experience of supervising junior staff or students; excellent organisational and communication skills

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 21   09:56

Department: School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This project aims to understand the molecular-genetic response to environmental challenges over short and evolutionary timescales. The post holder will analyse Illumina RNAseq data resulting from the exposure of bees to multiple pesticides and population genomics data to identify the impacts of pesticide exposure on bees in the laboratory and in the wild. Duties may also include assisting in the training and supervision of PhD and project students
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or equivalent) in Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics or a related field. Strong experience in bioinformatics, biostatistics, molecular evolution and/or genomics. Experience with Illumina sequence data for genomics or transcriptomics, relevant analysis tools and statistical approaches. Experience in experimental design and implementation. Quality published work in international peer reviewed journals as first author. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Published: October 21   09:55

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 38 hours per week
Duties: This PhD position will contribute to the development of a multicore platform consisting of off-the-shelf components, such as CPUs and GPUs, as well as custom-made hardware using FPGAs dedicated for high-quality image/video processing applications. Furthermore, various applications will be investigated for their suitability for acceleration on these multicore platforms. The models developed will subsequently be used to predict and manage hardware resources to achieve an optimal system-wide behaviour for the target applications
Minimum Requirements: An MSc degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with a specialisation in Computer Engineering and an affinity for computer architecture research and hardware design; excellent spoken and written communication skills; programming skills (C, C++, VHDL, etc.)
Preferred Requirements: Experience in resource management

Published: October 21   09:53

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: October 21   09:42

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: October 21   09:40

Duties: Le marché de la retraite collective se caractérise par une concentration forte de notre encours sur quelques grands clients. Les 100 contrats les plus importants représentent plus de 90% des encours sous gestion. Totalement intégré dans l’équipe Projet directement rattaché au Directeur des engagements, votre rôle sera de: Développer un outil sous Access de suivi de l’ensemble des projets de la direction; Rédiger une méthodologie; Déployer et former les équipes à l’outil
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme/Type d’école: Informatique, Statistiques, Econométrie, Actuariat. Niveau: Bac+ 3/4. Bonnes connaissances en code VBA sous Excel et Access
Preferred Requirements: La connaissance de l’Assurance Vie serait un plus

Published: October 21   08:17

Duration: 3+ y
Duties: Principal objective of this project is to develop rigorous mathematical and computational frameworks for determining compactly - represented, high-fidelity reduced models that accurately approximate the response of complex dynamical systems such as those describing the behaviour of pulsed combustion power systems. Such frameworks should include both a priori and aposteriori estimates of response error produced by such reduced models. An important objective of the project will be to provide accessible and scalable computational tools for model reduction that can be used by scientists and engineers in the analysis and approximation of dynamical systems
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a PhD in either Mathematics or a related field and will be expected to have a strong background in numerical analysis and computational fluid dynamics. Expertise in model reduction will be an asset. The capacity for independent work and critical judgment are essential. The candidate will be expected on occasion to act as a bridge between members of the collaborating centers and play a role in mentoring students in the group
Preferred Requirements: Experience in the modeling of turbulent reactive flows is desirable

Deadline: November 14 | Published: October 21   08:13

Department: Meteorology
Duration: -3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Conduct climate model experiments, and analyse decadal climate predictions, in order to improve scientific understanding of how changes in the AMOC affect climate and the extent to which such changes and their impacts are predictable
Minimum Requirements: PhD in physical or mathematical science. Strong scientific analytical ability. Interest in the role of the oceans in climate and climate prediction. Experience in computer programming and data analysis

Deadline: November 19 | Published: October 21   08:07

Department: Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Duration: 14 m or until 04.03.2016; extension possible        Workload: 100%
Duties: The goal of the project is to understand the cognitive and neural processes involved in musical preference decisions using computational modelling that incorporates the structure of the music, the psychological state and traits of the listener and the listening context. Responsible for the design and implementation of the model, data collection from human listeners in behavioural and EEG experiments, analysing the data to test the model predictions, and writing up the results for publication in peer-reviewed journals
Minimum Requirements: Undergraduate degree in a relevant field (computer science, electronic engineering, psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, etc.). PhD (obtained or shortly to be awarded) in a relevant discipline (Computational or Cognitive Neuroscience, Computer Science or Electronic Engineering, Music Information Retrieval, etc.). Expertise in computational modelling using symbolic methods, digital signal processing, and machine learning; substantial experience of experimental design, ideally using EEG or related neuroscientific methods. Significant knowledge of cognitive science or computational neuroscience, especially as applied to music

Deadline: November 14 | Published: October 21   08:07

Department: Health & Social Care Research
Duration: Fixed term        Workload: 100%
Duties: Leading on epidemiological data analysis; writing papers for peer-review publication. The main areas are obesity, chronic disease prevention, ageing and antimicrobial utilisation
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in a relevant subject, with training in epidemiology, statistics or an equivalent discipline

Deadline: November 4 | Published: October 21   08:06

Department: Biomedical Sequencing Facility (BSF)
Duties: We are looking for an experienced computational biologist/bioinformatician with strong background in the large-scale analysis of genome & epigenome data and keen interest in molecular medicine. The position is based at the joint NGS technology platform of CeMM & the Medical University of Vienna. For those candidates who would like to use this position as a stepping stone toward obtaining a faculty position at an internationally competitive university or research institute, we will provide the freedom to pursue and publish methodological and/or biomedical research of the highest quality. The exact job description, responsibilities and salary will be commensurable with experience
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate has an excellent track record in bioinformatics or a related field (typically including a PhD and/or postdoctoral experience, although outstanding Master-level applications will also be considered) and is looking for a longer term job perspective that includes software development and maintenance of high-throughput pipelines, data analysis service and collaborative research projects. All candidates should have prior work experience in world-class institutions

Deadline: November 30 | Published: October 21   08:06

Workload: 40%
Duties: Focus will be on supporting the global implementation of a new real estate management tool - which will significantly enhance the quality of risk analysis and reporting as well as help to further align our global processes; Support in other aspects of developing and implementing the Group wide investment strategy, such as liquidating non-strategic real estate positions, tracking market trends affecting the timing for investments and divestments, ensure best-practice reporting and performance measurement and risk analysis, and coordinating the investment strategies and activities in the different business units
Minimum Requirements: Successful completion of at least two years of study in economics, finance, accounting/controlling or in a numerical/quantitative or IT related discipline; Basic understading of real estate investments and capital markets; Keen interest in economic and financial market trends; Advanced analytical and quantitative skills are fundamental; Good communication skills - oral and written; Perfect command of English; Familiarity with PCs and Microsoft Office especially Excel and Power Point is particularly important
Preferred Requirements: Good communication skills in German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese or Malay an advantage

Published: October 21   08:05

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: The successful candidate will participate in the department’s doctoral program and will actively participate in the macroeconomics research group. He/she will also have opportunities to present his/her research results at international conferences and workshops
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree in economics or in a related field (e.g. Mathematical Economics). Good knowledge of macroeconomic theory (dynamic general equilibrium) is expected

Deadline: November 30 | Published: October 21   08:04

Minimum Requirements: all areas in the sciences & humanities; Applicants must be US citizens, nationals, permanent residents, or individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Annual deadlines are in mid-November 2014

Published: October 21   00:59

Minimum Requirements: Research Associateship awards for graduate, postdoctoral & senior research; all areas of chemistry; earth & atmospheric sciences; engineering; math & applied sciences; life & biomedical sciences; space & planetary sciences; physics; Annual deadlines are November 1, February 1, May 1 and August 1

Published: October 21   00:59

Department: Statistical Sciences
Duration: -5 y
Duties: The Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream position at the rank of Lecturer. The position start date is July 1, 2015
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have earned a PhD in Statistics, biostatistics, or related discipline by date of appointment; have significant experience in teaching a variety of courses in statistics at the University level; and a record of excellence in teaching
Preferred Requirements: Other experience in scholarship and, in particular, statistical collaboration or consulting, is considered an asset

Deadline: November 15 | Published: October 20   17:00

Department: Dept. of Medicine
Workload: 100%
Duties: 1. Coordinate and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to identify specific analyses to be performed. 2. Manage a data wrangler to effectively extract and manipulate clinical data sets for analysis. 3. Perform statistical analyses of clinical data to discover novel associations between clinical/environmental/socioeconomic factors and disease status and/or outcome. 4. Prepare and present project reports. 5. Formally document processes
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education. Experience with database design for a variety of platforms
Preferred Requirements: Ph.D. in statistics, computer science, information sciences or a related discipline Preferred Experience: 3 or more years’ experience in clinical data analysis and study design, 5 or more years’ experience performing statistical analyses of clinical data in R. Sample code required

Published: October 20   17:00

Dauer: 2 y
Aufgaben: Am WIAS sind in der Forschungsgruppe "Partielle Differentialgleichungen" und "Stochastische Systeme mit Wechselwirkung" zum frühestmöglichen Zeitpunkt zwei Stellen als wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in zu besetzen
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung ist ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium (Master/Diplom/Promotion) in der Mathematik. Dabei sollten fundierte Kenntnisse in den Gebieten Analysis und Stochastik vorliegen. Insbesondere wird von den Bewerbern erwartet, dass sie eine starke Bereitschaft oder schon Erfahrungen im Zusammenspiel von analytischen und stochastischen Methoden haben

Deadline: November 14 | Published: October 20   16:54

Abteilung: Institut für Financial Management; Fg. Unternehmensfinanzierung
Dauer: 2+ y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst die Vorbereitung und Durchführung von Lehrveranstaltungen, die wissenschaftliche Betreuung von Studierenden, die Mitwirkung an der Lehrstuhlverwaltung sowie die Mitarbeit an den Forschungsprojekten des Lehrstuhls. Die Bereitschaft zur weiteren wissenschaftlichen Qualifikation (Promotion), begleitet durch ein strukturiertes Promotionsprogramm, wird erwartet
Anforderungen: Ein mit überdurchschnittlichem Erfolg abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium. Fähigkeit zur überzeugenden Präsentation wissenschaftlicher Forschungsergebnisse. Vertiefte Vorkenntnisse in Corporate Finance. Sehr gute Kenntnisse in Statistik/Ökonometrie. Sichere Beherrschung einschlägiger Softwareprogramme zur Datenaufbereitung und -analyse (z.B. Stata). Sehr gute Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache in Wort und Schrift. Wünschenswert sind einschlägige Erfahrungen in der Lehre (z.B. als Tutor)

Deadline: November 15 | Published: October 20   15:59

Aufgaben: Verantwortliches Management der Ausschüsse der DGVFM: Forschung und Transfer, Aus- und Weiterbildung, Nachwuchsförderung, Kommunikation und Kontakte; Aktive Betreuung, Koordination und Weiterentwicklung der Projekte der DGVFM (z. B. Topic of the Year, International Congress of Actuaries 2018 in Berlin, Schulmaterialien, Zustandsbericht Altersvorsorge); Professionelle Unterstützung für die ehrenamtlich bei der DGVFM engagierten Hochschullehrer; Eigenständige Erarbeitung und Umsetzung von Konzepten für neue Projekte
Anforderungen: einen mathematischen Studienabschluss (Master, Diplom, Promotion) mit Vertiefung in Stochastik und idealerweise Kenntnisse in Finanz- oder Versicherungsmathematik oder dem quantitativen Risikomanagement; Erfahrungen in der wissenschaftlichen Dienstleistung an der Hochschule (Lehrstuhlassistenz, Gremienarbeit oder Tagungsorganisation); praktische Erfahrungen in der internationalen Fachkommunikation; Englische Sprachkenntnisse
Gewünschte Anforderungen: idealerweise erste eigene Forschungserfahrung

Published: October 20   14:14

Aufgaben: Betreuung von Fachausschüssen und Arbeitsgruppen zu Sparten des Versicherungsgeschäfts und der Altersvorsorge; Besprechungen vor- und nachbereiten auf Arbeitsgruppen-, Ausschuss-, und Vorstandsebene; Überwachung und Unterstützung bei der Umsetzung von Ausarbeitungen zu wichtigen Beschlüssen; Fachliche Begleitung der Kommunikation der Ergebnisse im Rahmen der Mitgliederkommunikation sowie der Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit; Koordination und Weiterentwicklung der Aktivitäten der Vereinigung; Erarbeitung und Umsetzung von Konzepten für neue Projekte
Anforderungen: Mathematisch orientierten Studienabschluss idealerweise mit dem Schwerpunkt Finanz-, Versicherungs- oder Wirtschaftsmathematik oder einen Abschluss aus verwandten Studiengängen (BWL, VWL) mit vertieften Kenntnissen in Statistik und Stochastik; insbesondere sprechen wir auch junge Aktuare bzw. in Ausbildung zum „Aktuar DAV“ befindliche Personen an; Englische Sprachkenntnisse

Published: October 20   14:11

Duration: 1, 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be responsible for undertaking regional climate model runs with the objective of providing atmospheric input data required for the ocean modelling components of the project. This will include an analysis of the impact of model resolution, development of statistical downscaling techniques and an assessment of the data uncertainties. In addition, you will run the model for various periods over the next century forced by different greenhouse gas emission and ozone recovery scenarios. This work is part of a collaborative NERC project between climate scientists and oceanographers at BAS, the National Oceanography Centre, University College London, the University of Exeter and the Met Office Hadley Centre
Minimum Requirements: You will have a Ph.D. in the atmospheric sciences, physics, mathematics, or a related discipline, together with experience running regional or global climate models and an understanding of atmospheric dynamics. Moreover, you will also have demonstrated an ability to conduct original, independent high-quality scientific research, with a track-record in the peer-reviewed literature. Finally, you will have experience of programming in a Linux/Unix environment and be familiar with data analysis and visualisation software (IDL/MatLab/Python/NCL)

Deadline: February 1 | Published: October 20   14:09

Workload: 100%
Duties: Responsible for ensuring numerical algorithms at AWE keep pace with new technology, techniques and best practice. Accountable to ensure efficient performance of linear solvers on modern High Performance Computing platforms. Code Custodian for AWE’s Parallel Linear Solver Interface Library
Minimum Requirements: MSc or BSc in Applied Mathematics or Computer Science or the equivalent qualifications or experience. Understanding of Applied mathematics and Numerical algorithms. Preferable involvement in developing or using linear solver capabilities in large scientific applications. Familiarity with software development life-cycle. An interest in processing technologies: software, hardware and algorithms together with their application. Use of debuggers and performance analysis tools advantageous. Experience of working in Unix/Linux environment. Familiarity with Implicit methods for solving systems of differential equations. Basic understanding of computer architectures. Ability to programme in C, C++, Fortran or similar high level language

Published: October 20   14:07

Department: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 35 h a week or more
Duties: In addition to pursuing research, Fellows will be expected to undertake a limited range of teaching duties in the Department of Mathematics
Minimum Requirements: A good honours degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics; a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related subject; proven research ability in Mathematics (in the field of Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Finance); an outstanding research record commensurate with their level of experience, as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications and conference presentations, etc.; a proven track record of successful research interaction; excellent written and verbal communication skills

Deadline: November 27 | Published: October 20   13:29

Department: Faculty of Economics and Business
Workload: 100%
Duties: The goal of the research project ‘Sustainable service logistics for offshore wind farms’ is developing new innovative methods for the sustainable design and operation of service logistics for offshore wind farms. This project is composed of several work packages that cover network design, advanced maintenance strategies, coordination of transportation, as well as collaboration and governance aspects. In each work package, new methods will be developed that can serve as enablers for an improved service logistics process, thereby combining theoretical challenges in Operations Research with practical and societal relevance. The postdoc researcher will be developing algorithms for coordinating the transportation of spare parts and tools (variants of the pickup-and-delivery problem and the orienteering problem). Any given maintenance activity requires a set of spare parts and tools (kit) to be available at the appropriate location before the scheduled start time of that activity
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (please note that candidates who will defend their PhD not later than 1 September 2015 are also invited to apply). strong academic record as evinced by curriculum vitae and list of publications. demonstrated competences for quantitative modeling (i.e., Operations Research. a background in logistics or supply chain management is appreciated. candidates should be fluent in English. affinity with or experience in working in business settings is a pre

Published: October 20   13:06

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: Give advice on statistics and quantitative research methods to researchers consulting RDS London (and occasionally those referred by RDS South East region); contribute to the work of the PCTU by providing statistical support to studies from their development through to publication. Do a small amount of teaching
Minimum Requirements: A higher degree in statistics or equivalent, and previous experience of research in healthcare; knowledge of sources of UK funding for health research

Deadline: November 17 | Published: October 20   12:53

Abteilung: Institut für Konstruktion und Festigkeit von Schiffen
Aufgaben: Durchführung von wissenschaftlichen Aufgaben im Rahmen des Projektes: High-Order Immersed-Boundary-Methoden in der Festkörpermechanik für generativ gefertigte Strukturen
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium, insbesondere der Fachrichtungen Maschinenbau, Schiffbau, Computational Mechanics, Computational Engineering, Technomathematik
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Praxiserfahrungen auf den Gebieten Numerische Mechanik, Finite Elemente Methoden, Programmierung sind erwünscht. Spezialkenntnisse auf den Gebieten C++, High-Order FEM sind von Vorteil

Published: October 20   12:32

Department: School of Public Health / Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: The principal purpose of the post will be to conduct quantitative economic and impact evaluations of global health programmes and policies. In addition the post holder will contribute to organising the Global Health stream of the Masters for Public Health
Minimum Requirements: A PhD or equivalent in economics, health economics, infectious disease epidemiology or other discipline relevant to quantitative evaluation of global health interventions. Experience of evaluating health programmes or policies. A track record in attracting high quality research funding, appropriate to the level of appointment. Proven ability to produce a body of high quality published research on infectious disease interventions in a global health context and with an economic perspective. Experience of training Postgraduate students. Good organisational and management skills
Preferred Requirements: Strong academic background in economics or health economics. Experience of organising or examining postgraduate university courses. Experience in investigating the social and political aspects of health in low and middle income countries. Experience in economic and/or impact evaluation. Knowledge of relevant econometric and statistical modelling. Active knowledge of another language other than English

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 20   11:29

Department: School of Economics and Political Science
Duration: 6 y
Duties: Analysis of big data in Statistics and Econometrics. The teaching load will be light (2-3 SWS, i.e.1 course per term)
Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in Statistics, Econometrics, or Computer Science
Preferred Requirements: A solid experience in working with huge databases

Deadline: December 31 | Published: October 20   10:54

Department: Zoology
Duration: 4.5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Undertake innovative applied research in the development and application of malaria models; develop and implement new computational and statistical methods, contribute and develop ideas for new and collaborative research projects, lead the publication and dissemination of research findings; provide scientific advice and support for group members and manage own area of a larger research budget
Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree in a relevant field of science (e.g. a relevant area of biology, computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, chemistry), postdoctoral research experience, and competence in at least one programming language (C, C++, JAVA, R are preferred

Deadline: November 24 | Published: October 20   10:54

Department: Psychiatry
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Analysis of a large dataset and substantial contribution to the design and analysis of new observational studies and clinical trials within the research that aims to improve the psychological care of patients with medical problems
Minimum Requirements: A PhD or working towards a PhD in applied statistics or with a substantial statistics component. Experience of contributing to publications and presentations
Preferred Requirements: Experience in analysing clinical databases

Deadline: November 20 | Published: October 20   10:52

Department: Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: -3 y        Workload: 35 h a week or more
Duties: Construct, maintain and mine a global database on metabolic traits. Write and maintain technical documentation of the database. Contribute to the planning and evolution of the research project. Prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Provide guidance to staff and students. Ensure the validity and reliability of data and analyses. Maintain records of findings. Prepare material for and assist with presentation. Present at relevant workshops and conferences. Prepare proposals and applications to external bodies. Develop contacts and research collaborations
Minimum Requirements: PhD or equivalent in a field of study relevant to big data science, bioinformatics and data mining in Biology. Experience in building and managing databases, in mining and analyses of large biological datasets (e.g., bioinformatics), in advanced (e.g., likelihood-based) statistical computing. Familiarity with SQL and with using versatile open-source computer languages, including Python (or a similar language) and R
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of physiological/metabolic ecology, biochemistry or population biology. Experience of managing research projects and research teams. Familiarity with developing database web interfaces. Familiarity with data visualization techniques

Deadline: November 17 | Published: October 20   10:52

Department: School of Social and Community Medicine
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This post provides an opportunity for a highly numerate graduate, who wishes to start an academic career in medical statistics, to gain a broad experience of working with academics and clinicians in the design, conduct and analysis of randomised controlled trials based in community and hospital settings
Minimum Requirements: A Master’s degree with a strong focus on quantitative analysis in both the taught and project components, OR an undergraduate honours degree (2i or above) with a strong statistical component and at least two years post-graduate experience as an applied statistician. Evidence of strong quantitative skills, with a good understanding of the core concepts of statistical inference. Ability to write a series of commands in a statistical software package, for data management and analysis; e.g. a Stata “do-file”. Good communication skills
Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree or Post-graduate Diploma in Medical Statistics. Experience of applying statistical methods to the analysis of clinical research data, and in helping other researchers and clinicians make sense of the findings. Knowledge of the regulatory framework within which clinical trials are conducted, and an appreciation of the sensitivity of clinical research data. Experience of using data management software

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 20   10:52

Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: 1) Conduite d’initiatives transversales liées à la stratégie IARD Particuliers: Définir/améliorer les standards techniques en accord avec les lignes stratégiques sur l’ensemble de la chaine de valeurs des produits Particuliers IARD comme: La définition des offres d’assurance (structuration de l’offre produit en tenant compte des attentes clients, définition des garanties, y compris exclusions, franchises et limites de couverture etc.); La souscription (meilleure identification des risques, pilotage de la souscription etc.); La tarification (segmentation, articulation prix technique/prix commercial, gestion du multi-accès, optimisation basée sur l’élasticité au prix des clients et sur le positionnement concurrentiel etc.); Le pilotage de portefeuille (reporting, gestion des renouvellements, pilotage technique des réseaux de distribution, surveillance de portefeuille etc.). 2) Suivi de performance et Analyse des marchés pays. 3) Apporter un support opérationnel a...

Published: October 20   09:31

Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: 1) Conduite d’initiatives transversales liées à la stratégie IARD Particuliers: Définir/améliorer les standards techniques en accord avec les lignes stratégiques sur l’ensemble de la chaine de valeurs des produits Particuliers IARD comme: La définition des offres d’assurance (structuration de l’offre produit en tenant compte des attentes clients, définition des garanties, y compris exclusions, franchises et limites de couverture etc.); La souscription (meilleure identification des risques, pilotage de la souscription etc.); La tarification (segmentation, articulation prix technique/prix commercial, gestion du multi-accès, optimisation basée sur l’élasticité au prix des clients et sur le positionnement concurrentel etc.); Le pilotage de portefeuille (reporting, gestion des renouvellements, pilotage technique des réseaux de distribution, surveillance de portefeuille etc.). 2) Suivi de performance et Analyse des marchés pays. 3) Apporter un support opérationnel au...
Minimum Requirements: Titulaire d’un diplôme d’Actuariat ou d’un Master 2 équivalent, vous démontrez une connaissance forte du domaine IARD Particuliers (Auto, MRH, etc.) que vous avez acquise via une expérience réussie de 5 à 10 années, en tant que souscripteur, responsable de marché, responsable actuariat ou technique dans les domaines de l’assurance IARD. Vous maîtrisez la chaine de valeurs de l’activité IARD particuliers: rédaction contractuelle, tarification, gestion des sinistres, souscription, etc. Vous montrez un fort esprit d’analyse (lecture et analyse de portefeuille IARD particuliers; compréhension/anticipation des tendances; Mesure d’impact sur les portefeuilles, etc.)

Published: October 20   09:31

Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: Participer à la création de la stratégie Big Data de l'entreprise: Construire et promouvoir les atouts stratégiques des données pour le business: marketing, produits, services et outils; Maintenir et développer la partie du processus d'innovation liée avec l'activité de data scientist; Promouvoir et développer le processus d'innovation dans la communauté R&D; Définir la stratégie de gestion de données: acquisition, flux, processus; Relier les besoins business aux solutions IT; Articuler le futur de la recherche par l'analyse de tendances, l'analyse de notre stratégie de recherche actuelle, les benchmark de nos laboratoires et des d'autres. Business Model: Comprendre les besoins opérationnels en collaborant avec des équipes spécialisées; Formaliser les besoins en besoins et problèmes mathématiques; Explorer les bases de données pour identifier des relations et corrélations. Statistique: modèle e r...
Minimum Requirements: Parcours scientifique (école d’ingénieurs, doctorat…). 5 à 10 ans d'expérience professionnelle comme chercheur dans un centre de recherche ou dans un laboratoire universitaire, ou comme un membre d’une équipe R&D dans une entreprise d'innovation. Expérience probante en datamining et intelligence artificielle. Statistique et traitement du signal: maîtrise; Algorythme informatique: connaissances approfondies; Programmation: connaissances approfondies; Outils et bibliothèques de big data et librairies: dataviz (Tableau, d3.js, iCharts, etc), systèmes de fichiers distribués (Hadoop, Redis, Riak, etc), noSQL Databases (Mango, couchDB), I/O architecture (node.js etc): connaissances approfondies; Bases informatiques: bonnes connaissances. Anglais: professionnel (C1/B2)
Preferred Requirements: Expérience professionnelle dans le web marketing et/ou en actuariat est un plus

Published: October 20   09:28

Duties: Prendre en charge des activités de souscription en prévoyance, santé et dépendance pour les salariés d’entreprises (cible Middle-Market). Evaluer et analyser (statistique et juridique) les risques; Elaborer des propositions de garanties et de tarifs en veillant à la rentabilité des affaires souscrites, contribuer à la négociation technique en soutien de l'inspection commerciale, rédiger des contrats; Suivre le portefeuille: contribuer à la maitrise technique du portefeuille en mettant en œuvre les études et actions visant l'équilibre du portefeuille; Proposer des aménagements contractuels pour répondre aux demandes des entreprises, maintenir la rentablité de nos opérations et le respect des obligations réglementaires
Minimum Requirements: De formation bac +5 en Statistiques, Mathématiques appliquées, Assurance ou école de commerce. Une expérience minimum de 5ans sur un poste similaire

Published: October 20   09:27

Dauer: 3-6 m
Aufgaben: Sie wirken bei der Strukturierung alternativer Rückversiche­rungslösungen, bei deren Risikobeur­teilung und schliesslich bei der Preis- und Margenkalkulation mit. Dies umfasst die Sichtung, Aufbereitung und Analyse der Daten, die Vertragsmodel­lierung und -simulation sowie die Unterstützung bei Verhandlun­gen und Vertragsabschlüs­sen. Darüber hinaus assistieren Sie Ihren Kolleginnen und Kollegen bei verschiedenen aktuariellen und ökonomischen Fragestellungen
Anforderungen: Sie studieren (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik mit dem Schwerpunkt Stochastik und haben das Bachelor-Studium bereits erfolgreich beendet, Sie interessieren sich für versicherungstechnische Fragestellungen, Sie verfügen über sehr gute deutsche sowie konversationssichere englische Sprachkenntnisse

Published: October 20   09:26

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

Published: October 20   09:25

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

Published: October 20   09:25

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: October 20   09:22

Duties: Au sein du Risk Management, l’équipe Modèles & Valorisation est notamment en charge de valoriser les indicateurs tel que l’EEV (European Embedded Value), permettant de déterminer les BEL (Best Estimate Liabilities), provisions en norme S2 (Solvabilité 2) et le STEC, capital économique S2. Au sein de l’équipe EEV Vie individuelle, vous aurez comme mission d'améliorer notre modèle de dépendance: en développant le module des rentiers, en intégrant des spécificités des produits (réduction, revalorisation, ...), en automatisant les sensibilités, en analysant les résultats obtenus
Minimum Requirements: Bac +4/5 actuaire, ingénieur, universitaire avec une base actuarielle, mathématique ou économétrique. Connaissance des outils bureautiques, notamment excel
Preferred Requirements: La connaissance des contrats d’assurance vie serait un plus

Published: October 20   08:10

Department: Département Group Credit Team
Duties: Collecter des données financieres et economiques venant de sources variées (Site internet de source officielle telle banque centrale, OCDE, etc; Bloomberg; etc…) et construire un fichier de suivi. Construire des fichiers de données permettant de suivre des marches financiers ou des indices. Construire des modèles simplifies pour suivre des indices ou des marches (regression de plusieurs variables, etc). Etre capable d’effectuer des analyses PCA de façon ponctuelle
Minimum Requirements: Ingénieur en dernière année/Etudiant Master II; Spécialité en Finance de Marchés/Mathématiques appliquées ou Statistiques. Capacites de programmation informatique (VBA par exemple). Connaissances en statistiques, mathematiques financieres et/ou econometrie. Maitrise des outils informatiques (Excel, etc)
Preferred Requirements: Une bonne base en Economie et/ou en Finance serait un plus

Published: October 20   08:09

Duration: Internship        Workload: 100%
Duties: Le Groupe AXA a opté pour un modèle interne pour le calcul des besoins en capital réglementaire. Le modèle interne, appelé STEC (Short Terms Economic Capital) mesure l’ensemble des risques de la compagnie et s’appuie pour ce faire, sur des modèles probabilistes et financiers avancés. La Direction Gestion des Risques AXA CS est en charge de la mesure du STEC. Les missions du stage seront en lien avec l’ensemble des activités lié au calcul du Capital économique, à son automatisation, et à son optimisation: Poursuivre la fiabilisation du process de production du STEC et son industrialisation; Approfondir les ravaux d’interprétation, d’analyse et d’anticipation des résultats du modèle. Enfin, les missions qui vous seront confiées pourront inclure des activités variées selon les besoins les projets en cours
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: ENSAE, ISUP, ISFA, ULP Strasbourg. Grandes écoles d’ingénieur. Master de Statistiques, Finance ou Mathématiques. Compétences statistiques, actuarielles. Informatique: Excel y compris programmation VBA

Published: October 20   08:00

Workload: 100%
Duties: The goal of the program is to develop Fellows of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) who are well-positioned to become leaders of the company. The ADP provides a formal job rotation program, with one-year rotations & roles available in many different business units. This experience builds technical and business skills while also providing broad exposure to company operations and the various functions that actuaries perform. In addition, ADP members receive generous study time to help prepare for actuarial exams
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science or other relevant financial/mathematical major. Actuarial internship in insurance industry or Actuarial Internships in banking or other industry experience. 1-2 years full-time Actuarial work experience preferred

Published: October 19   12:39

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

Published: October 19   12:33

Duration: -3 y        Workload: 65%
Duties: Project “Urban areas in change - Development of a multi-sector urban development impact model (UrbMod)”. Preparation, integration and evaluation of selected (urban) stressors affecting health. Analysis of the influence of environmental factors on morbidity and mortality, taking into account socio-demographic and socio-economic conditions. Epidemiological modeling of health and health related quality of life in Hamburg
Minimum Requirements: Academic degree in a natural -, social or health sciences (focus in medical geography and/or epidemiology). Very good knowledge, ideally professional experience in the mentioned requirements. Good knowledge in epidemiology and statistics. Knowledge in statistical programs e.g. SPSS, SAS, R. Interest and motivation for interdisciplinary knowledge exchange is required. Willingness to participate in regular project meetings and retreats of a few days is a prerequisite for the advertised position. Very good knowledge of English, spoken and written
Preferred Requirements: Experience with GIS analysis are advantageous

Deadline: October 31 | Published: October 19   08:00

Department: Systems Biology Centre
Duration: 30 m
Duties: The main aim is to examine potential avenues for increasing plant (agricultural) productivity. You will use computational and data analysis techniques to model (photosynthetic) carbon fixation in cyanobacteria and plants. You will attend and present research findings and papers at academic and professional conferences and publish research outcomes
Minimum Requirements: Good honours degree or equivalent in a scientific subject; PhD in a relevant subject, such as Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics or similar; ability to program in a high level language (perl, C++, python, R, MatLab)
Preferred Requirements: Experience with statistics or spatial modelling; experience with analysis of biological data and collaboration with biologists; an ability to write scientific papers/reports, good communication skills with other disciplines

Deadline: November 16 | Published: October 19   08:00

Duties: Summer Students attend a series of lectures (link is external) (the 2015 timetable will be published later on) specially prepared for them. Visits to the accelerators and experimental areas are part of the Programme, as well as discussion sessions, workshops and a poster session. A short report on the work project carried out is to be handed in at the end of the student stay
Minimum Requirements: You are a national of a CERN Member State or Romania or Serbia. You have completed, by summer 2015, at least three years of full-time studies at university level. You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate during summer 2015 (as of May 2015), you are also eligible to apply

Deadline: January 28 | Published: October 18   16:28

Aufgaben: In dieser Rolle wirken Sie an der Entwicklung und Implementierung der Standards zur Preisbildung mit. Darüber hinaus erstellen und überwachen Sie im Team für die Inter Hannover SE zum einen die Reserveermittlung nach HGB und IFRS sowie zukünftig auch gemäss Solvency II. Zum anderen führen Sie aktuarielle Reserveanalysen zur Unterstützung der Quartals- und Jahresbilanzen durch. Diese anspruchsvolle Tätigkeit beinhaltet sowohl Freiraum als auch die Möglichkeit, Prozesse und Strukturen direkt mitzugestalten
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik; Mindestens fünfjährige Berufserfahrung als Aktuar (m/w) mit Kenntnissen zu den Themen Preisbildung und Reservierung; Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der englischen und deutschen Sprache; Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit

Published: October 18   09:32

Abteilung: FIR an der RWTH Aachen
Dauer: 1+ y        Pensum: 50%
Aufgaben: Recherche und Aufbereitung von deutscher und englischer Fachliteratur, Unterstützung bei Projektarbeit und der Organisation von Veranstaltungen, Erstellen von Flyern, Präsentationen, Dokumentationen und Auswertungen, Unterstützung des Projektmanagements
Anforderungen: Absolventin/Absolvent der Informatik, Mathematik, (Wirtschafts-)Ingenieurwissenschaften, Betriebswirtschaft o. ä., sicherer Umgang mit MS-Office-Programmen, Sprachkenntnisse (Language skills required) Deutsch (german): Muttersprache (mother tongue) Englisch (english): sehr gut (very good) engagierte, teamorientierte, selbstständige und leistungsorientierte Arbeitsweise, Interesse an interdisziplinären Themenstellungen

Deadline: November 14 | Published: October 18   08:04

Department: Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Duration: tenure-stream
Duties: The successful candidate for this position is expected to pursue innovating research at the highest international level; to establish a strong independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; to undertake graduate supervision; and to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Statistical Sciences
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, should show evidence of excellence in teaching, and must demonstrate excellence in research. Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in biostatistics

Deadline: December 15 | Published: October 17   21:18

Duration: Contrat à durée indéterminée
Duties: Le département Risk Management recherche un PMO qui sera spécifiquement responsable de la coordination, du suivi et du reporting concernant les projets globaux liés aux risques, et ce pour la gamme complète des outils de gestion financière et de gestion des risques. Il/elle interviendra comme Corporate Project Manager, à travers les départements Finance, Business Intelligence, Risk Management, Business Lines, Group Risk Management et Solvency II, et s'assurera que tous les sous-projets sont en bonne voie concernant le planning global et l'amélioration requise pour permettre une livraison de qualité et efficace; Il/elle travaillera en tandem avec un Risk Management Expert en vue de combiner l'expertise - ce qui est nécessaire compte tenu de la complexité et des nombreuses évolutions en la matière - et les compétences en gestion de projet
Minimum Requirements: Expérience pertinente en matière de gestion de projets et de programmes; bonnes capacités d’organisation et de planification; Diplomé en ingénieur commercial/ingénieur civil/sciences actuarielles; Excellentes connaissances en anglais, français et - ou néerlandais

Published: October 17   16:31

Abteilung: Dezernat Forschung und EU-Hochschulbüro, Technologietransfer, Sachgebiet Nationale Forschungsförderung
Dauer: 3+ m        Pensum: 100%; auf Wunsch Teilzeitbeschäftigung möglich
Aufgaben: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Information und Beratung zu den nationalen und internationalen Programmen der Forschungsförderung. Hierzu gehört die gezielte Informationsaufbereitung für Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler inklusive der Planung und Durchführung von Informationsveranstaltungen und Workshops; Im Rahmen der Beratung soll konkrete Unterstützung bei der Erstellung von Forschungsanträgen insbesondere der DFG geleistet werden. Die Koordination hochschulinterner Abläufe stellt einen weiteren Aufgabenbestandteil dar
Anforderungen: Voraussetzungen sind ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium, Erfahrungen in selbstständiger Forschung sowie sehr gute Kenntnisse der englischen Sprache. Die Promotion ist erwünscht. Vorteilhaft sind insbesondere Erfahrungen in der eigenständigen Beantragung von Drittmittelprojekten im Bereich Forschung. Die Stelle ist besonders geeignet für einen Einstieg ins Wissenschaftsmanagement

Deadline: October 31 | Published: October 17   15:49

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 38 h a week
Duties: The PhD candidate will investigate novel rendering solutions, partly coupled to perceptual phenomena, which rely on flexible data structures to enable manipulations of the standard image-generation process. The goal is to provide solutions to intuitively influence the rendering process and achieve artist-driven, yet visually plausible results
Minimum Requirements: Experience with computer graphics and image processing. Working knowledge of C++ and OpenG. Excellent programming skills and experience. Good communication skills. A good command of the English language
Preferred Requirements: A Master degree in Computer Science, (Applied) Mathematics, (Applied) Physics or Electrical Engineering

Published: October 17   13:37

Department: Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Glasstone Fellows are expected to conduct original research in one of the eligible fields (Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Mathematical Institute, Materials, Physics, Plant Sciences, Statistics) and may undertake teaching of up to a maximum of 6 hours a week
Minimum Requirements: A doctorate. A publication record in scholarly journals consonant with experience and field of study
Preferred Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who are at an early stage in their research career

Deadline: November 20 | Published: October 17   13:30

Department: Population Health
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to recruit a statistical programmer/statistician to develop statistical programming for investigations using large-scale resources. The project will investigate inter-relationships between biomarkers, anthropometric measures, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular disease in the large UK Biobank prospective study of 0.5M participants. The postholder will develop this line of statistical programming/analysis with a view to applying methods and performing comparisons across large biobank studies in diverse populations, such as in China and Mexico
Minimum Requirements: A PhD or MSc in a numerate or computational discipline, a demonstrated record in statistical programming (for example in SAS or R)

Deadline: November 17 | Published: October 17   13:29

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: October 17   08:15

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: October 17   08:12

Workload: 100%
Duties: Carry out analyses of claims and persistency experience, and use this to set appropriate assumptions for reserving and pricing purposes. Provide relevant insight to underwriters on emerging claims experience. Review claims experience on reviewable unit-linked protection business in order to recommend and implement changes to policyholder charges. Oversight of existing reinsurance arrangements and related activities. This will include liaison with both the Zurich Group and external reinsurers. Support asset-liability matching (ALM) activity, and implementation of hedging programmes. Provide technical support for managing the in-force portfolio, e.g. setting appropriate assumptions for unit-linked fund growth rates, or implementing regulatory changes. Work with the wider Risk & Capital Management team to ensure reinsurance and appropriate asset-liability matching and hedging are used to optimize capital within the business. Management of junior actuarial staff within the team
Minimum Requirements: Qualified actuary, with established post qualification experience. Excellent commercial awareness and experience of working in the life insurance industry. Strong IT skills, including Excel, Word and preferably actuarial modelling software. Experience of financial risk methodologies and good appreciation of modelling/actuarial techniques. Knowledge and appreciation of the financial services industry including regulatory developments. Previous experience of working on reinsurance arrangements, ALM or experience monitoring would be preferred

Published: October 17   08:10

Abteilung: Life & Health
Aufgaben: Sie wirken an Produktentwicklungen, Quotierungen von Geschäft und Reporting mit. Sie bauen gute Beziehungen zu unseren internationalen Standorten auf und beraten diese tatkräftig bei der Analyse des Marktpotentials und der Entwicklung von Produktideen. Ausserdem unterstützen Sie die Akteure im Life & Health Expertennetzwerk beim Marketing unserer Produkte
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit guten mathematischen Fähigkeiten; 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 Finanzdienstleistung ist wünschenswert

Published: October 17   08:10

Abteilung: Fraunhofer ISE
Aufgaben: Erfassung der möglichen Netzausbaumassnahmen. Anpassen der gängigen Planungsrichtlinien für eine spannungsübergreifende Optimierung. Entwerfen und Programmieren des Optimierers
Anforderungen: Studium der Elektrotechnik, Mathematik, Physik, des Wirtschaftsingenieurwesens. Grundkenntnisse über Stromnetze. Teamfähigkeit, strukturiertes Vorgehen, Selbstständigkeit. Gute MS-Office-Kenntnisse, Programmiererfahrung. Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, Kenntnisse in der Optimierung

Published: October 17   08:04

Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This post holder will be involved in research relating to the development and extension of computational models for the simulation of the deployment of interventional devices for vascular disease, the testing of these techniques in an adequately large patient dataset and the subsequent translation of the validated and verified techniques into clinical practice, through suitable commercial vehicles. It is envisaged that the work will involve the development and extension of computational methods for the appropriate mechanical characterisation of existing and new implants, the fast, near-real-time, virtual deployment of such devices in a variety of anatomically accurate, image-derived, diseased vascular segments and the subsequent evaluation of their performance through detailed structural and hemodynamic computational analysis
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Scientific Computing. Applied Mathematics or a related field. They will be able to demonstrate proven expertise in the computation modelling of endovascular devices for cardiovascular disease, regarding their deployment and performance and will have experience of numerical analysis and methods for the simulation of solid mechanics, fluid mechanics and their interaction

Deadline: October 31 | Published: October 17   08:01

Department: Primary Care & Population Health
Duties: We are currently seeking a full time Lecturer in epidemiology with a particular focus on physical activity epidemiology to expand Primary Care and Population Health’s (PCPH) high quality teaching and research activity in health of older adults. The person appointed will be required to pursue a programme of research related to physical activity epidemiology in older adults within PCPH, to supervise PhD students and to develop appropriate teaching modules in undergraduate/graduate taught courses
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in Epidemiology and must have experience of high quality academic research using advanced statistical methods to analyse complex data sets. They must have experience of running field studies on objectively measured physical activity in older people as well as experience of teaching at undergraduate levels and other forms of public presentation. For appointment at grade 8, candidates will need to have publications in internationally refereed journals on objective measured physical activity in older adults along with a proven ability to attract grant funding to support research

Deadline: October 31 | Published: October 17   08:01

Duties: New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Statistics, starting in August, 2015. New College has proposed a Master of Data Science program to begin in the fall of 2015 and we are looking for candidates capable of teaching courses and guiding research at both the graduate and undergraduate level in a highly interdisciplinary setting
Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in applied statistics or a related field is required. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service
Preferred Requirements: Postdoctoral or teaching experience is preferred and consulting experience is a plus

Published: October 16   17:00

Duties: New College of Florida invites applications for a tenuretrack open rank position in Applied Statistics, starting in August, 2015. New College has proposed a Master of Data Science program to begin in the fall of 2015 and we are looking for candidates capable of shaping and leading the program. Candidates are expected to teach courses and guide research at both the graduate and undergraduate level in a highly interdisciplinary setting
Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in applied statistics or a related field is required. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service
Preferred Requirements: Postdoctoral teaching and consulting experience are preferred

Published: October 16   17:00

Duration: Temporary        Workload: 100%
Duties: The applicant should have a Master in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. Doctorate in structural mechanics, applied mechanics, mathematics, physics or in related areas. In addition to an outstanding publication track record, international experience and post-doc research periods will constitute preferential titles. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory

Deadline: November 7 | Published: October 16   16:48

Duration: 3-5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Fields: System identification, machine learning, control systems; Research Area: Computer Science and Application. The successful candidate is expected to interact in research issues at the boundaries of system identification/machine learning, advanced optimization methods, and model predictive control
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Engineering or mathematics or in related areas. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory. 3+ years of postdoctoral research experience, with a focus on control and optimization. The successful candidate will be interested in both theoretical research and in applications to practical problems. Research experience is expected in the area of system identification (theory and algorithms) and machine learning

Deadline: November 7 | Published: October 16   16:42