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Department: Life Science Division
Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide leadership within the group that develops, tests, maintains and supports the GDA software on Diamond’s beamlines, in collaboration with beamline staff, other members of the Data Acquisition group, and the Scientific Software and other groups; Provide direction and support to other Data Acquisition scientists. Encourage the consolidation of workflows and software used across beamlines that use overlapping techniques. Keep the user experience across beamlines consistent
Minimum Requirements: First degree in engineering or science; Experienced professional with post-qualification experience in experimental science. Experience of object oriented languages such as Java, C, C++ or Python; Ability and initiative to get to the heart of the problem and take it effectively through to completion; Good interpersonal, communication and presentational skills

Deadline: March 8, 2015 | Published: February 1, 2015   08:00

Department: School of Biological Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Developing novel methods to design and assemble synthetic yeast neochromosome(s). Developing methods to evolve synthetic yeast genome under various industrial interesting conditions (e.g., high pH, high temperature) using the SCRaMbLE system. Analysis of whole genome sequencing data to de-convolute the winner genomes. Supervising/training and advising visiting research staff and postgraduate staff/students undertaking project work in the laboratory
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or soon obtain a PhD) in molecular biology, yeast genetics, computational biology or other relevant field. Demonstrated experience in yeast genetics. Experience in standard molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning. Experience in yeast genetic experiments, including dissection, microscopy and yeast transformations
Preferred Requirements: Experience in analysing deep sequencing data

Deadline: March 4, 2015 | Published: February 1, 2015   08:00

Department: Public Research
Workload: 100%
Duties: When dealing with systemic risk, researchers and investors need to face the challenges posed by the occurrence of changes in the relationships describing risk and uncertainty in financial markets. From a methodological perspective this amounts to model multivariate time series under time-varying moments and to develop new methods for dimension reduction. This research project will address the issue of modeling latent variables for multivariate time-series according to both perspectives, considering methodological and empirical issues also through the development of suitable estimation algorithms
Minimum Requirements: Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: February 1, 2015   08:00

Department: MRC Network for Hubs for Trials Methodology
Duration: 3 y
Duties: Projects are available for statisticians, mathematicians, biologists, health economists, qualitative researchers, epidemiologists, psychologists, social scientists, health service researchers, and those with appropriate qualifications currently working in trials. Some projects are suitable for Clinical Research Training Fellowship support. Find out more about which projects are available online (eligibility requirements apply)

Deadline: March 26, 2015 | Published: February 1, 2015   08:00

Abteilung: Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften/Mathematik
Dauer: 1 Semester
Aufgaben: Die Vertretung des o. g. Faches in Lehre und Forschung
Anforderungen: Wissenschaftliche Qualifikationen sowie weitere Voraussetzungen gemäss § 15 Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   14:35

Duration: 2-2.5 ans
Duties: Vous participerez, au sein d’un marché compétitif et en évolution, à la définition de la tarification et du suivi de la ligne de métier Assurance auto et habitation digitale: Réaliser des modèles statistiques et actuariels pour mieux se charger des risques (nouvelles structures tarifaires, nouveaux produits, nouveau critères, nouvelles méthodologies - modèles non paramétriques …); Modéliser le comportement client et mesurer l’élasticité prix pour optimiser le niveau tarifaire; Réaliser des simulations pour analyser la profitabilité et les résultats des mesures recommandées (évolution des tarifs et actions commerciales); Evaluer la valeur des contrats pour optimiser la profitabilité à long terme
Minimum Requirements: Diplômé(e) Bac+5 en finance, actuariat, mathématiques, statistiques ou similaire; Diplôme obtenu en 2014 ou 2015. Maîtrise des calculs actuariels. Anglais et français parlé et écrit courant. Etant disposé(e) à s'implanter à l’étranger après 12 ou 18 mois (la mobilité internationale sera décidée en fonction de votre motivation et de votre performance)

Published: January 31, 2015   08:43

Duties: Contribuer à la détermination du capital Risques Opérationnels: Contribuer aux calculs du capital Risques Opérationnels en respectant la méthodologie définie par Solvabilité 2 et par AXA; Evaluer la sensibilité du capital aux scénarios de risques et aux paramètres du modèle interne (ex: lois de distribution, méthode de corrélation); Synthétiser les résultats des analyses pour en faire une présentation. Participer aux mises à jour des cartographies de risques majeurs. Participer aux travaux de reporting et d'analyse sur les incidents. Participer à la documentation des scénarios de risques. Rédaction d’articles dans le cadre d’une newsletter à destination du réseau de correspondants
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: licence en mathématique/statistiques, IEP, école d’ingénieur ou école de commerce. Word, PowerPoint, Excel (VBA souhaité), Anglais niveau intermédiaire

Published: January 31, 2015   08:42

Department: Département Gestion Actif/Passif de la Direction des Investissements
Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: Revue et définition de l'allocation stratégique d'actifs des différents portefeuilles afin d'optimiser le rendement de l'actionnaire sous contrainte de risque et dans le respect des dispositions réglementaires; Revue et définition de stratégies de couverture taux; Contribution à la modélisation des actifs financiers et à leur projection; Maintenance et enrichissement des outils de projection utilisés pour les études actif/passif
Minimum Requirements: Diplômé(e) Bac+5 en finance, actuariat, mathématiques, statistiques ou similaire; Diplôme obtenu en 2014 ou 2015. Excel/Access et Langages de programmation VB, C/C++. Anglais et français parlé et écrit courant. Etant disposé(e) à s’implanter à l’étranger après 12 ou 18 mois (la mbilité internationale sera décidée en fonction de votre motivation et de votre performance)

Published: January 31, 2015   08:41

Workload: 100%
Duties: Primary responsibilities will include: Supervision of a tutorial group (5 x Fridays, 9: 00–13: 00h); Correction of exercise sheets; Assistance during the examination process and for correction of exams
Minimum Requirements: Have at minimum a B.A./B.Sc. degree (recognized in Germany). Be familiar with the theoretical background and application of basic descriptive and inference statistics (e.g. data illustration, correlation, regression, parametric and non-parametric test statistics)

Published: January 31, 2015   08:02

Department: The School of Computing and Engineering
Workload: 100%
Duties: This post will also be responsible for another member of staff who undertakes data and quality administration
Minimum Requirements: You will need to have significant and recent experience in data mining, collation, interrogation and in providing analysis of data sets to others. It is expected that you will be experienced in working with large record systems and databases and be able to manage a complex and demanding workload

Deadline: February 16, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   08:02

Department: Department of Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Research within the Applied Functional Analysis Group of the DFG project “Discrete-Valued Sparse Signals – Theory, Algorithms and Applications“
Minimum Requirements: As a successful candidate you should hold a university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) or PhD in mathematics, computer sciences or electrical engineering; strong background (excellent grades) in discrete mathematics, good programming skills

Published: January 31, 2015   08:02

Department: Department of Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Research within the Applied Functional Analysis Group of the DFG project “Discrete-Valued Sparse Signals – Theory, Algorithms and Applications“
Minimum Requirements: As a successful candidate you should hold a university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) or PhD in mathematics, computer sciences or electrical engineering; strong background (excellent grades) in discrete mathematics, good programming skills

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   08:02

Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will contribute to two international collaborative projects aiming to determine the genetic basis of infectious disease outbreaks in aquaculture. In particular, we will analyse epidemiological data from diverse fish disease challenge experiments generated within these projects with the aim to quantify genetic susceptibility, infectivity and tolerance of fish to diseases of major importance to the aquaculture industry
Minimum Requirements: PhD (or near completion) in computational statistics or in a subject with substantial quantitative component. Experience of Bayesian statistics, Markov chain Monte Carlo or related techniques for statistical inference of dynamic processes. Programming skills and experience in writing computational code for analysing or modelling dynamic processes. Experience in a range of statistical techniques for mixed model analyses of multivariate data. A track record of research outputs, publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and presentations at scientific conferences
Preferred Requirements: Experience in statistical analysis of genetic or epidemiological data. Basic knowledge of quantitative genetics applied to livestock

Deadline: February 27, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   08:02

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 3 y
Duties: Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD position to work at the intersection of privacy-enhancing technologies, machine learning, and cryptographic engineering in the Information Security Groupю
Minimum Requirements: Candidates are expected to have at least a strong 2: 1 (or equivalent mark) degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related MSc course. A good engineering mathematics background and a willingness to become fluent with network security, machine learning, and modern cryptographic constructions is necessary. A solid software engineering, compilers, networking and/or distributed systems background is desirable

Deadline: March 30, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   08:01

Abteilung: Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 910 „Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems“
Dauer: 2+2 y
Aufgaben: Numerische Simulationen gekoppelter nichtlinearer partieller Differentialgleichungen. Modellierung der Elektrophysiologie des Herzens sowie von biologischen Reaktions-Diffusions-Gleichungen. Anwendung von Methoden der nichtlinearen Dynamik mit Hinblick auf Strukturbildung und Wellen in Reaktions-Diffusions-Systemen. Entwicklung von Kontrollverfahren in räumlich ausgedehnten Systemen, z. B. mit Hilfe von zeitverzögerten Rückkopplungen. Bereitschaft zur Kollaboration mit anderen Projekten des SFB910 sowie mit experimentellen Partnern
Anforderungen: Einschlägiges Hochschulstudium (Diplom oder Master) und für Postdocs Promotion mit sehr gutem Abschluss. Einschlägige wissenschaftliche Publikationen. Erfahrungen in der numerischen Simulation partieller Differentialgleichungen und/oder in Methoden der nichtlinearen Dynamik. Fähigkeiten zur mathematischen Analyse und Modellierung von physikalischen Systemen und Experimenten. Freude am selbstständigen wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, sowie an Team- und Projektarbeit. Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse und die Fähigkeit, Resultate überzeugend in Wort und Schrift zu präsentieren

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 31, 2015   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: The Momentum project is about creating emergent social intelligence based on computational evolution and learning. It aims to model and simulate social interactions between sophisticated agents with cognitive capabilities and the resulting complex social dynamics on the macro-level, including phenomena such as self-organization, emergence of cooperation, social norms, and culture
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should possess excellent programming skills; experience with computational social science, agent-based computer simulations, and/or distributed high-performance computing is a plus. In addition, the applicant should be interested and ideally already have experience in Artificial Intelligence, collective intelligence, Big Data analytics, cognitive modeling, complex systems, genetic algorithms, evolutionary game theory, computational anthropology, or similar fields

Published: January 31, 2015   08:00

Duration: 3 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Understand and implement the X-ray correlation algorithms described in the references of above. Validate the algorithms by applying them to simulated multi-particle diffraction images. Apply the algorithms to real X-ray diffraction data
Minimum Requirements: You should be a physics, mathematics or informatics student (5 semesters). You have to know the SO(3) representation theory. You need scientific programming skills (preferably MATLAB)

Published: January 31, 2015   08:00

Department: Epidemiology, Crisis Organisation and Diagnostics of the Central Veterinary Institute
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Many of projects provide a scientific basis for policy development concerning mitigation and control of infectious diseases in livestock. The modeller will analyse complex research questions using mathematical modelling and/or risk analysis. Important in these analyses are the use of relevant quantitative data for parameter estimation, the execution of analytical and numerical model calculations, and the interpretation of the mathematical results in terms of the epidemiological and/or practical problem of interest. On the basis of mathematical-epidemiological expertise the researcher is actively involved in and/or manages national and/or international multidisciplinary projects and plays a pro-active role in initiating new research projects
Minimum Requirements: Academic training in a quantitative field, such as physics, theoretical biology, ecology, applied mathematics, bio-informatics or chemistry, preferably completed with a PhD degree. Required are an interest in veterinary-epidemiological research, a research background showing scientific creativity and the ability of developing and applying mathematical models
Preferred Requirements: Experience in mathematical modelling in the context of population biology or infectious-disease epidemiology is desired but not necessary to be considered for this position

Published: January 30, 2015   15:48

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This new generation of worker-robots will be capable of autonomously executing infrastructure inspection and maintenance works. The main task of the PhD candidate will be to contribute to the development of the Arial Robotic Workers from both hardware and software point of view, specifically concerning the integration of the physical interaction capabilities with the perceptual capabilities in order to allow robust physical interaction in uncertain environment. The position involves close collaboration with other partner of the project, implementation of real system and experimentation on field
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant has completed a master's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer science with focus on control of robots, or a closely related degree. He or she should have excellent skills and practical experience in several of the following: mechatronic design for robotic or mechatronic systems, modelling and control of robots, robust controller design and implementation, aerial robotics and manipulation
Preferred Requirements: Additional knowledge and previous experience with control of the physical interaction of robotic systems is a plus

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:48

Department: School of Chemistry
Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to make an academic appointment in the broad area of theoretical and computational chemistry in the Centre for Computational Chemistry. The scientist appointed will be or have ambition to be world-leading in their research field. The research areas for this post are not strictly defined: we are seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist in the Centre for Computational Chemistry to strengthen and build research capacity and to complement existing activity across the School of Chemistry and the University of Bristol. Our overriding objective, however, is to appoint an individual with clear vision and ambition to drive growth and development in the broad area of computational and theoretical chemistry

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:32

Department: Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will, in addition to strong research qualifications, have documented qualifications and interests that can support the development of the department’s research group in mathematical finance and econometrics. The successful applicant will undertake teaching duties at the department’s own mathematical programmes (which comprises mathematics-economics, mathematics/statistics, and mathematical-engineering). The successful applicant will, in collaboration with colleagues from the mathematics department and other departments, be actively involved in acquiring funds for research. This includes both funds for theoretical research but also funds for more applied and strategic research activities
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant can demonstrate a documented high level of original scientific production at an international level, including proven further development of the research areas in question. An assessment of the candidate’s undertaking of research management and/or other possible management functions will also be taken into account
Preferred Requirements: Special contributions to and development of educational and teaching related areas will be considered in the overall assessment

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:31

Duration: 30 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: This is a dynamic role, applying social science and data mining to a social norms database, in order to make an impact on the lives of young people. The project takes advantage of the data collected, as part of one of the largest social norms programmes in the world, by applying data mining to understand the relationships between the social and environmental factors that affect negative perceptions in young people, and the benefits of an improvement programme based on social norms theory. The successful candidate will deliver this 30 month collaborative project between Social Sense Ltd, and the University of Salford. Based primarily at Social Sense Ltd offices in Manchester (M15) the project will lead to an evidence base and predictive model that provides a basis for increasing uptake of the programme by Local Authorities and Schools, thereby increasing the long term benefits

Deadline: March 6, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:31

Department: Engineering
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Research areas include: building an automatic statistician- working on developing algorithms for the automated analysis and interpretation of statistical models; probabilistic programming and bayesian nonparametrics, working with Zoubin Ghahramani in collaboration with MIT; inference in graphical models- novel approaches, including message passing and approximations of partition functions
Minimum Requirements: Candidates will have completed a PhD in computer science, information engineering, statistics or a related area, and will have extensive research experience and a strong publication record in machine learning, including ideally papers in top machine learning conferences such as NIPS, UAI, ICML, and AISTATS. Candidates must have sufficient breadth/depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline of research methods and techniques to develop research objectives, projects and proposals. Experience supervising projects, staff and students is also required
Preferred Requirements: Administrative skills or experience to manage project/s including financial management is desirable

Deadline: March 6, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:31

Department: Engineering
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a highly creative and motivated Postdoctoral Research Assistants/Associate to join the Machine Learning Group in the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK. Research areas include: building an automatic statistician- working on developing algorithms for the automated analysis and interpretation of statistical models; probabilistic programming and bayesian nonparametrics, in collaboration with MIT; inference in graphical models- novel approaches, including message passing and approximations of partition functions
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicants will have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in computer science, information engineering, statistics or a related area, and will have extensive research experience and a strong publication record in machine learning, including ideally papers in top machine learning conferences such as NIPS, UAI, ICML, and AISTATS. Candidates should have experience in two or more of the following areas: probabilistic modelling and scalable approximate inference; probabilistic programming and bayesian nonparametrics research on an existing probabilistic programming language; MCMC methods; message passing and approximations of partition functions in regards to inference in graphical models

Deadline: March 6, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:31

Department: GeoSciences
Duration: 1 +4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We wish to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of atmospheric modelling to interpret satellite observations of atmospheric composition (gases and aerosol particles). Job purpose is to interpret observed variations of reactive trace gases and aerosol particles measured by Earth-orbiting satellites. You will join a group of researchers studying various aspects of atmospheric composition, including land and ocean surface processes that help drive observed variability. The group uses in situ and remotely sensed measurements, computers models, and advanced data analysis techniques to gain a better fundamental understanding of the atmosphere composition
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or a PhD close to completion), or equivalent, in a relevant field, or equivalent experience. Potentially this includes a wide range of possible disciplines such as atmospheric science, land-atmosphere processes. • Experience in developing and running an atmospheric chemistry transport model. • Experience in interpreting data. • Experience with FORTRAN and IDL/Python computer languages. • Proven ability to work independently and efficiently. • Excellent skills in writing for academic and/or other audiences. • Peer reviewed publications in a relevant field

Deadline: March 3, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:30

Department: School of Biological Sciences
Duration: until 14/01/2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: A position is available for a computational biologist with experience in analysing next generation sequenced data relating to chromatin immunoprecipitation, DNA methylation analysis by bisulfite sequencing and RNA sequencing. Identify novel biological questions that can be addressed from the high-throughput data being generated by lab members and form collaborations so that these questions are thoroughly investigated. Assist in providing bioinformatics support to members of Adrian Birds group in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology through advice and collaborative analysis
Minimum Requirements: Should have or soon to obtain a Ph.D. in a relevant science subject and/or extensive demonstrable experience in key areas of bioinformatics and biology. The candidate should have knowledge of "wet" and "dry" aspects of high throughput genomics with particular emphasis on data analysis. Background in biology and data analysis. Experience in the Linux command line and at least one scripting language (R, Perl, Python or Ruby)
Preferred Requirements: R-language including BioConductor, background in statistical analysis and experimental design

Deadline: March 3, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:27

Department: Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate for this role will join the Finance Sector group within the Business Platforms team and will play a key role in managing the design and delivery of the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI)'s work programme. You will contribute to strategy development, manage and develop projects and related events and develop strong relationships with senior business leaders, academic experts, policy makers and others. All of this will support our mission to help 'tilt' the global provision of finance to favour a sustainable future
Minimum Requirements: Qualification to at least degree level or equivalent. Deep understanding of sustainability issues and how they affect leadership in the finance sector. Ability to think strategically. Confident facilitator and excellent communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills, able to make complex content accessible to a wide range of audiences. Experience of helping organisations reach consensus on key actions and communicate aims effectively to peers and other stakeholders. Experience of working in a fast-paced pressured environment, leading a project team. Strong project management skills, including financial planning and budget management
Preferred Requirements: Degree or further qualifications with specific relevance to sustainability and/or the banking/finance sector. Experience of engaging confidently and authentically with business, policy and thought leaders around the banking/finance sector to build strong relationships and high levels of trust. Direct business development or sales experience. Experience of developing innovative opportunities for positive, business-led change for sustainability. Experience of working in a virtual team. Experience of engaging in public policy or financial regulation development at the national or intergovernmental level

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:25

Department: School of Social Sciences
Duration: Until 30 Sept 2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are sought for a full-time or part-time Research Associate to join the UK Data Service User Support and Training team with a particular focus on Big Data. The post would be based in the University of Manchester, and will involve close liaison with researchers in partner organisations and others working in the Big Data field (including the University of Essex, Big Data Centres and the Administrative Data Service). You will work with the project lead to develop and deliver a programme of training events and online training materials to meet the needs of researchers using Big Data

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   15:24

Department: Physics
Duration: until 30 September 2016 in the first instance        Workload: 100%
Duties: Theoretical Condensed Matter research group, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, invites applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate to investigate the physical processes that allow the operation of rotary molecular motors in cells. A part of this project is to theoretically model mechanical sensitivity at cellular level. The project will run in collaboration with colleagues in the Cambridge Brain Repair Centre and the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should have a PhD in physics (with the thesis in soft matter and polymer physics), and strong theoretical skills in statistical physics, mechanics and viscoelasticity, demonstrable computing skills in high-end use of Mathematica and image processing/analysis, and proven track record of scientific publication and/or presentation at international research meetings. Experience in working with rubber elasticity, swelling of gels and mechanical instabilities is especially important

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   11:41

Department: School of Social and Community Medicine
Duration: 18 m        Workload: 100%; part-time is possible
Duties: The post will adapt existing infectious disease models and develop new models on the transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and use these models to project the impact of HCV treatment and other HIV prevention interventions on the transmission of these infections amongst injecting drug users and the general population in various international settings
Minimum Requirements: A strong mathematical background with preferably a PhD degree in a relevant quantitative subject; experience in mathematical modelling, hopefully in the field of infectious diseases; strong IT and communication skills
Preferred Requirements: Skills in reviewing the non-modelling literature and undertaking data analyses (using STATA or similar packages) to develop and parameterise models

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   11:41

Department: Institute of Health & Society
Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Assistant/Associate to work with a recently appointed Professor of Epidemiology whose research programme spans ageing epidemiology through to statistical methods in ageing research. You will undertake statistical/epidemiological analysis of cohort studies as well as contribute to writing for publications. Further to this you will present results as required at local, national or international scientific meetings
Minimum Requirements: You will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, plus MPH/MSc/MA in medical statistics, epidemiology, public health, health sciences, health services research, or research experience showing equivalent knowledge by significant contribution to several research projects. You should have formal training in statistical methods if not part of an UG or PG qualification, and a PhD in a relevant field is essential for appointment at Associate level

Deadline: February 26, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   11:40

Department: DTU Compute
Duties: The new associate professor will contribute to research and teaching in the field of statistical modeling. The associate professor will participate in development of statistics courses at the department and in creating related teaching material. The research tasks will be centered around the applications of time-series analysis, with special focus on application of stochastic differential equations for probabilistic modeling and forecasting in diverse areas of applications. Non-parametric methods (e.g. dynamic quantile regression) for probabilistic forecasting and modeling is also a focus area for the position
Minimum Requirements: Hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an Assistant Professorship. Document didactic/pedagogic training. The candidate should have documented research experience within the following areas: Statistical modelling, especially of dynamical systems using both parametric and non-parametric methods; Stochastic dynamical systems, in particular stochastic differential equations for probabilistic forecasting and modeling in diverse areas of technical applications; Probabilistic wind power forecasting; Teaching at bachelor, and master level

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   11:07

Department: Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research
Duration: 31 m
Duties: Lead the development of a user support and training programme to meet the needs of Big Data users and lead on other UK Data Service User Support and Training projects as require
Minimum Requirements: A social science first degree (or other relevant discipline); a strong quantitative research background (PhD or equivalent experience) in the social sciences or another relevant quantitative discipline; a strong statistical background; experience of using intermediate to advanced statistics to analyse large datasets; experience in using statistical packages such as STATA, R or SPS S
Preferred Requirements: Desirable expirience: managing a team; supporting data users; handling ‘big data’ such as biomedical, administrative, transactional or social media data; using large-scale government survey datasets; handling sensitive data; organising and running training events

Deadline: February 26, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   09:40

Abteilung: Cancer Epidemiology
Dauer: 3 y
Aufgaben: Planning, conduct and data analysis of research on the influence of genetic and lifestyle factors and their interactions on colorectal cancer risk and prognosis. Preparation of scientific manuscripts and reports
Anforderungen: A degree (Diploma) in natural sciences or Mathematics and an additional degree/training in/or Epidemiology. Excellent knowledge of statistical evaluation methods of epidemiologic studies as well as application of statistical software and programs (SAS, R). Experience in performing epidemiological/clinical studies and excellent writing and communication skills in English

Deadline: February 18, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   09:28

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

Deadline: February 23, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:41

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

Published: January 30, 2015   08:41

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

Published: January 30, 2015   08:34

Department: Public Health
Workload: 100%
Duties: The department of Public Health at Aarhus University is looking to appoint a post-doctoral researcher in the field of longitudinal epidemiology with focus on diabetes, its causes and complications. The position will focus primarily on the analysis of trajectories of diabetes risk factors and their interaction in longitudinal epidemiological datasets and registries. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop his/her own research profile focusing on the application of novel data analysis strategies in high dimensional epidemiological data
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a strong academic background: a degree in mathematics, statistics, epidemiology, medical sciences or public health, and a completed PhD are a prerequisite. Experience in independently planning and executing epidemiological data analysis of longitudinal datasets using statistical packages such as SAS, R or Stata is essential. The candidate should be familiar with epidemiological concepts and have an interest in the application and development of novel data analysis modalities. Candidates should be fluent in spoken and written English, have published at least three peer-reviewed papers as a first author and have demonstrable experience in explaining and teaching statistical and epidemiological concepts and in the presentation of research results

Deadline: February 18, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Department: Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research
Duration: until 30 September 2018 in the first instance        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to investigate the regulation of chromatin, genome organisation, and gene expression in C. elegans through the analysis of high throughput sequencing data and other genome-wide data types
Minimum Requirements: A sound understanding of molecular biology and expertise in computational approaches for analysis of genome-wide information derived from high-throughput sequencing is essential. This should include an understanding of statistics and its application to large data sets. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Department: Clinical Trials Unit
Workload: 100%
Duties: As a Principal Statistician, you will develop and lead the statistical direction and strategy for the Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU). You will work in close collaboration with principal investigators of hosted trials to develop approaches to the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of high quality clinical trials. Working closely with the CTU Director, Operations Director and the CTU management team you will be responsible for increasing LCTU capacity and activity
Minimum Requirements: You will have experience in Medical Statistics applied to Clinical Trials and substantial previous experience as a statistician either working in the NHS, Pharmaceutical, or University setting

Deadline: February 19, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Department: Computing
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Research Associate will be responsible for developing new graph theoretic models and algorithms for some of the foremost problems in computational systems biology, including network alignment and network integration of various types of data. The successful candidate will design and implement the models and algorithms, apply them to real-world biological and economic network data from public and private sources, statistically analyse the results, write papers, present work at international conferences, have the opportunity to supervise students and undertake some teaching, and contribute to updating our open source software package, GraphCrunch, with the new methods
Minimum Requirements: You must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline. You should have a proven knowledge and track record in several of the following areas: graph and complexity theory, algorithms, bioinformatics, programming in C, C++, a scripting language and Matlab, using a parallel computing environment, scientific computing, data analysis, statistics and machine learning
Preferred Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Duration: 16 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder is expected to carry out research in quantitative genetics underlying infectious disease outbreaks in livestock. In particular the post-holder is expected to contribute to the genetic analysis of infectious disease data generated from diverse fish disease challenge experiments and to the development of novel methods in statistical genetics to analyse disease data. Furthermore the post-holder is expected to disseminate results in scientific publications and conferences. The post holder will be involved in core-funded projects in mathematical modelling and statistical analysis of infection processes in genetically heterogeneous populations
Minimum Requirements: PhD (or near completion) in computational statistics or in a subject with substantial quantitative component. • Experience of Bayesian statistics, Markov chain Monte Carlo or related techniques for statistical inference of dynamic processes. • Excellent programming skills and experience in writing computational code for analysing or modelling dynamic processes. • Experience in a range of statistical techniques for mixed model analyses of multivariate data. A track record of research outputs, publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and presentations at scientific conferences
Preferred Requirements: Experience in statistical analysis of genetic or epidemiological data. • Basic knowledge of quantitative genetics applied to livestock. • A strong interest in multi-disciplinary research and in acquiring new skills. • Experience in collaboration with scientists from other disciplines

Deadline: February 27, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Department: Computer Science
Duration: from May to September        Workload: 100%
Duties: Summer jobs in computer science research are waiting for students. Several salaried research assistant positions are available in a range of research projects. There are jobs available for computer science and information technology students. In some projects there are also jobs available for students of bioinformatics, or mathematics. The research assistants are needed from May to September. Contracts can also be made for a shorter period. Jobs are available at: Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT; University of Helsinki, Department of Computer Science
Minimum Requirements: Successful applicants are required to have Bachelor’s degree or gained around 150 credits from their studies – on the Bachelor level - to be interested in research work and to be active in contributing to the projects. Positions also available for bioinformatics and mathematics students

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Department: Computing
Duration: 1 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The purpose of the project is to develop and apply sophisticated graph theoretic algorithms and models, carefully tuned to extract biological knowledge from topologies of real-world biological networks, including protein-protein interaction, metabolic, transcriptional regulation, and disease association networks. The Research Assistant will be responsible for developing new graph theoretic models and algorithms for some of the foremost problems in computational systems biology, including network alignment and network integration of various types of data. The successful candidate will design and implement the models and algorithms, apply them to real-world biological and economic network data from public and private sources, statistically analyse the results, and contribute to updating our open source software package, GraphCrunch, with the new methods
Minimum Requirements: You will have a good first degree or Masters degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline. You should have a proven knowledge and track record in several of the following areas: graph and complexity theory, algorithms, bioinformatics, programming in C, C++, a scripting language and Matlab, using a parallel computing environment, scientific computing, data analysis, statistics and machine learning
Preferred Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:01

Abteilung: Cancer Epidemiology
Dauer: 3 y        Pensum: Part time is possible
Aufgaben: Planning, conduct and data analysis of research on the influence of genetic and lifestyle factors and their interactions on breast cancer risk and prognosis. Preparation of scientific manuscripts and reports
Anforderungen: A degree (Diploma) in natural sciences or Mathematics and an additional degree/training in/or Epidemiology. Excellent knowledge of statistical evaluation methods of epidemiologic studies as well as application of statistical software and programs (SAS, R). Experience in performing epidemiological/clinical studies and excellent writing and communication skills in English

Deadline: February 18, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:00

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will carry out leading edge research in statistical methodology related to the five-year project "Focus Driven Statistical Inference With Complex Data". The themes and topics for the project are broadly defined, inside the theory and applications of modern statistics for complex data structures. These themes in particular include Bayesian nonparametrics, model selection and averaging, methods that combine or bridge parametrics and nonparametrics, confidence distributions, new ways of combining statistical information, high-dimensional data, etc
Minimum Requirements: The candidate must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in statistics or in a related quantitative field with a solid and proven expertise in statistics. We seek a highly motivated and skilled person, able to work effectively as part of a team, focused on publishing papers in leading, international journals

Deadline: March 2, 2015 | Published: January 30, 2015   08:00

Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Durchführen von komplexen, strategischen Kundenbestandsanalysen und Erarbeiten von Handlungsempfehlungen inkl. Präsentation in Entscheidungsgremien; Mitwirken in verschiedenen Marketing-internen wie auch ressortübergreifenden Projekten (auch international); Identifizieren von Businessherausforderungen, welche mit «Big Data-Lösungen» (z. Bsp. Datamining) adressiert werden können. Umsetzen der Lösungen und Einführen in den verschiedenen Fachbereichen; Mitarbeit bei der Weiterentwicklung und dem Umsetzen der Business Intelligence-Strategie, d.h. beispielsweise Aufbau einer 360°Kundenkontakthistorie, Anbinden der Onlinesysteme an das zentrale Enterprise Datawarehouse und Weiterentwicklung unserer «analytical sandbox»
Anforderungen: Hochschulabschluss mit Vertiefungsrichtung in BWL, Finance, Mathematik, Statistik oder Operations Research; Erfahrung im Bereich Analytics/Data Mining und Business Intelligence, vorzugsweise in der Dienstleistungsindustrie; Vertiefte Anwenderkenntnisse von SAS Base/Enterprise Miner/R und MS Excel, idealerweise SAP BI-Kenntnisse, weitere Toolkenntnisse von Vorteil; Fähigkeit Erkenntnisse aus der Analyse von Daten und Zahlen mit der Business Realität zu verknüpfen; Sehr gute mündliche und schriftliche Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse

Published: January 29, 2015   14:44

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Aufgaben: Sie wirken beim Ausbau unseres Engagements im weltweiten Seniorenmarkt mit, indem Sie uns bei der Identifizierung und Erschliessung neuer Märkte unterstützen. Sie erarbeiten zusammen mit den Kolleginnen und Kollegen unserer weltweiten Standorte neue Marketingstrategien und -konzepte für Rentenrückversicherungen und stellen diese auch Ihren Kunden vor Ort bei entsprechenden Veranstaltungen vor. Die sich anschliessenden Bewertungen der Portefeuilles, die Datenaufbereitung und -analyse sowie die Angebotserstellung gehören ebenfalls zu Ihren Aufgaben
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder (Wirtschafts-)Informatik; Kenntnisse beziehungsweise die Bereitschaft, sich in die Programmiersprachen C/C++ einzuarbeiten; Erfahrung im Umgang mit Microsoft Office, insbesondere Excel; Interesse an ökonomischen Zusammenhängen und Erfordernissen; Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zur internationalen Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Praktische Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung ist von Vorteil

Published: January 29, 2015   14:42

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Dauer: 2 y
Aufgaben: Sie wirken mit am Ausbau unseres Engagements im weltweiten Seniorenmarkt, indem Sie uns bei der Identifizierung und Erschliessung neuer Märkte unterstützen. Sie erarbeiten zusammen mit den Kolleginnen und Kollegen unserer internationalen Standorte neue Marketingstrategien und -konzepte für Rentenrückversicherungen und stellen diese auch Ihren Kunden vor Ort bei entsprechenden Veranstaltungen vor. Die sich anschliessenden Bewertungen der Portefeuilles inklusive der Datenaufbereitung und -analyse sowie die Angebotserstellung gehören dabei ebenfalls zu Ihren Aufgaben
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder (Wirtschafts-)Informatik; Interesse an ökonomischen Zusammenhängen und Erfordernissen; Kenntnisse bzw. die Bereitschaft, sich in die Programmiersprachen C/C++ einzuarbeiten; Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zur internationalen Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Praktische Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung ist von Vorteil

Published: January 29, 2015   14:41

Duties: The Ph.D. programme in the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Lugano (Università della Svizzera italiana) promotes the development of new professionals interested in academic or industrial research careers. A successful Ph.D. student will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the general field of informatics, as well as an in-depth specialization in an area of interest. Working with one or more members of the Faculty, the student will contribute original, useful, and scientifically valid ideas in their chosen area of research. In addition, the student will develop professional skills that will serve them throughout their career

Published: January 29, 2015   14:41

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

Published: January 29, 2015   14:38

Abteilung: Lehrstuhl für Controlling und Interne Unternehmensrechnung
Dauer: 2+ y
Aufgaben: Wir erwarten von Ihnen grosses Interesse an quantitativer (empirischer und/oder theoretischer) Forschung und Freude an der Wahrnehmung von Aufgaben in der Lehre der Universität
Anforderungen: Sie sollten Ihr Universitätsstudium in Betriebswirtschaftslehre oder einem ähnlichen Studiengang mit sehr gutem Examen (Diplom oder Master) abgeschlossen haben oder unmittelbar vor dem Abschluss stehen und einen Schwerpunkt in Controlling, Rechnungswesen oder Gesundheitsmanagement aufweisen. Neben guten Englischkenntnissen und einem sicheren Umgang mit Standardsoftware wären Kenntnisse in Statistik-Software wie etwa Stata wünschenswert

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: January 29, 2015   13:50

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Readership in Computational Mathematics. We require an experienced academic who will play a central role in consolidating the School effort to build expertise in Computational Mathematics and/or Numerical Analysis and is able to teach computational modules supporting our undergraduate and graduate programmes
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an excellent profile of research in any area of Computational Mathematics and/or Numerical Analysis, as evidenced by publications in major journals, invited talks at international conferences, and a sustained record of attracting external research funding. The post will substantially contribute to and broaden the existing research profile of the School by expanding in the direction of Computational Mathematics

Deadline: March 8, 2015 | Published: January 29, 2015   13:23

Department: Computer Science Institute
Duties: We invite applications for a funded Ph.D. position and a funded post-doctoral position in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Neuchâtel on the topic of distributed storage systems, starting in Winter 2015
Minimum Requirements: Applicants for the Ph.D. position must have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent). Applicants for the post-doc position must have Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent). All applicants must have a good knowledge of English and strong team-working abilities. Candidates who enjoy solving applied problems supported by theoretical results allowing a better understanding of the behavior and limits of communication systems are particularly encouraged to apply. This includes candidates knowledgeable in coding theory and its applications, information theory, security, networking, and/or distributed systems with solid programming skills

Published: January 29, 2015   09:56

Department: Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Workload: 100%
Duties: To work on projects related to effectiveness of different methods for screening for cervix, breast and bowel cancer. Analyse data on different markers for prognosis of early prostate cancer and explore their potential role in screening
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a good degree (First or Upper Second) and an MSc or PhD or equivalent experience in statistics or a related quantitative field along with experience of working with large data sets. Candidates will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a working knowledge of statistical, mathematical and database packages. Knowledge and experience in using the STATA software would be an advantage

Deadline: February 27, 2015 | Published: January 29, 2015   08:01

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. Provide technical support for managing the in-force portfolio, e.g. setting appropriate assumptions for unit-linked fund growth rates, or implementing regulatory changes
Minimum Requirements: Qualified actuary, ideally with 2-3 years post qualification experience, though nearly qualified individuals will also be considered. 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

Published: January 29, 2015   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: Work collaboratively in a technical team of eight with responsibility to deliver accurate IFRS, UK GAAP and Solvency I reporting to set deadlines. Apply technical actuarial skills to reporting, problem solving and project tasks. Manage developments and projects to incorporate regulatory and business changes into the reporting, communicating effectively with impacted individuals and teams. Drive analyses of the results, providing insights and explanation of key drivers to the more senior members of the Finance team
Minimum Requirements: Fellow of IFoA with experience of working in an actuarial reporting team. Knowledge and experience of IFRS, UK GAAP and Solvency I reporting. Commercially aware with experience of the life insurance industry, including an understanding of the regulatory developments. Valuation experience including understanding of actuarial modelling, assumption setting, assessing data quality. Experience of reporting procedures, processes and robust delivery of reliable and accurate financial reporting to auditable standards. Experience of working with Prophet would be an advantage

Published: January 29, 2015   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: To calculate gross and net reserve estimates under direct guidance from more senior members of the team. To assist in preparing comprehensive actuarial management reports to actuarial managers and the Personal management team with guidance from more senior members of the team. Support Actuarial manager in their business partnering role at various business meetings and on a general day to day basis. Support the Actuarial manager and the team in the support and delivery of the business plan. To support the requirements of the Actuarial managers and the UKGI Chief Actuary outside the reserving scope
Minimum Requirements: Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics or equivalent. Studying towards an actuarial qualification. A high level of numeracy skills and an analytical approach to work is essential

Published: January 29, 2015   08:01

Department: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Workload: 100%
Duties: The department has a unique environment, encompassing research groups in mathematics and computer science, active in innovative, basic and interdisciplinary research. To undertake a significant role in the department, faculty and university management and administration in agreement with the Head of Department
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD, have a proven track record of leadership in research and should be able to contribute significantly to the teaching and management of the department

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: January 29, 2015   08:00

Department: he Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Workload: 100%
Duties: To carry out a research programme at high international standards. Solid track record of research in mathematics is required, documented with record of publications in reputable international journals, as well as with other evidence of excellence in research, e.g. awards, recognitions, invited addresses. To look for opportunities and actively seek external funding. Ability and willingness to apply for competitive external grants is required. A history of successful applications for competitive grants is a strong plus for this position. To build links and develop collaborations with international research groups and networks
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD, have a proven track record of outstanding research and should be able to contribute significantly to the teaching and management of the department

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: January 29, 2015   08:00

Dauer: 2 y
Aufgaben: Durchführung der mentoriellen Betreuung (insbesondere inhaltliche Beratung und didaktische Stoffvermittlung auf der Basis der schriftlichen Kursmaterialien) der wirtschaftwissenshaftliche Module in Form von Arbeitsgemeinschaften (Abend- und Wochenendveranstaltungen) in den Regional-/Studienzentren
Anforderungen: Ein mit Prädikatsexamen abgeschlossenes Universitätsstudium (Bachelor, Master, Diplom) und sehr gute (fachliche) Kenntnisse der Inhalte, auf die sich die jeweilige Bewerbung bezieht. Lehrerfahrungen und/oder Berufserfahrungen in Verbindung mit sehr guter Präsentations- und Kommunikationsfähigkeit sowie ausgeprägter analytischer Kompetenz. Soziale Kompetenz mit Teamfähigkeit, Empathie und Fähigkeit zur Motivation. Betreuer/innen der B- und C-Module bringen die Bereitschaft mit, Hybridveranstaltungen mittels Adobe Connect anzubieten

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   14:39

Department: Aerospace Engineering
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Astrodynamics and Space Missions (A&S) section is dedicated to the modelling and analysis of satellite orbits, planetary missions and their many planetary applications. The outcome of this work will help to improve our understanding of the energy balance of the atmosphere. Resolving the problem of deriving the true absolute thermosphere density scale from satellite dynamics measurements can also significantly improve orbit predictions, including long-term predictions of the space debris population. Within the contract period, the candidate is expected to produce a dissertation (PhD thesis) of sufficient quality for him/her to be awarded a PhD
Minimum Requirements: Applicants are expected to have a university degree (MSc) in physics, applied mathematics, earth and planetary sciences, geodesy or a related area, with a strong background in numerical modelling
Preferred Requirements: Experience in working with large satellite data sets and/or an affinity for upper atmospheric research would be assets

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   14:31

Department: Health Services Research
Duration: until 30 November 2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will provide methodological support to our projects, including the development of new projects. Our existing and future projects will have quantitative components, requiring support from our core research team. In addition, you will be expected to play an active role in identifying further research prospects relevant to our research interests and developing them into research proposals and projects. You will also be expected to make a major contribution to the submission of grant proposals and the publication of high quality research papers
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in a relevant subject and have a background in health services research with skills in the application of quantitative methods and an ability to collaborate within and across many organisations to complete research projects and advance thinking

Deadline: February 25, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   14:24

Department: Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: to start autumn 2015 or early spring 2016        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark invites well-qualified applicants for a faculty position in mathematics. The department has a unique environment, encompassing research groups in Mathematics and Computer Science, active in innovative, basic and interdisciplinary research
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD, have a track record of high quality research and should be able to contribute to the teaching and management of the department

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   14:22

Department: Centre for Data Analytics
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Studentships are open immediately to pursue research within the overall scope of the INSIGHT Centre. These positions will be open in the area of Recommender Systems. Recommender Systems make suggestions to users based on inferred user preferences - think of the recommendations you get in Netflix, Amazon and Facebook, for example. Recommender systems combine research from data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, HCI, and so on. Within the area, we are interested in research in, for example, recommendations to groups, recommendation in the face of limited inventory, event recommendation, and context-sensitive recommendations. However, there may be scope to accommodate interests beyond those that are listed here
Minimum Requirements: Applicant should hold a good honours undergraduate or Masters degree in computer science or a closely related discipline such as mathematics. Ideally applicant will be able to demonstrate an interest in both theoretical and software engineering skills, with a keen interest in algorithms, artificial intelligence, and related areas

Deadline: February 27, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   13:59

Department: Warwick Medical School
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will join an active statistics group within Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) and will provide statistical support on the design of large multi-centre randomised controlled trials, conduct analyses of datasets from the trials and contribute to the final reports. Current areas of research include musculoskeletal rehabilitation, orthopaedics, emergency care, critical care and cancer. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop their own research ideas and there may be scope to register for a PhD/MPhil
Minimum Requirements: You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline and have a high level of statistical skills. Experience of a range of analytical methods, and of systematic reviews and meta-analyses is essential. You will have a high degree of competence using statistical packages, such as SAS or STATA, and provide input into publications in top medical journals

Deadline: February 16, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   13:55

Aufgaben: Die Präsidentin oder der Präsident vertritt die Universität, hat den Vorsitz im Präsidium und verteilt im Benehmen mit den anderen Präsidiumsmitgliedern die Geschäfte. Sie oder er verfügt über die Richtlinienkompetenz
Anforderungen: Von den Bewerberinnen oder Bewerbern werden insbesondere Erfahrungen in der Leitung grosser wissenschaftlicher Einrichtungen, ausgewiesene akademische Leistungen, Kenntnisse der Instrumentarien zur Hochschulentwicklung, hochschulpolitisches Engagement und Durchsetzungsfähigkeit, strategisches Denken, Teamfähigkeit und Offenheit gegenüber internationalen Entwicklungen sowie Kenntnisse über die Strukturen und Funktionsweisen des Wissenschaftssystems und seines hochschulpolitischen Umfelds erwartet

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   13:49

Abteilung: Projektgruppe Wirtschaftsinformatik
Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: In angewandten Forschungsprojekten entwickeln die Projektgruppe Wirtschaftsinformatik des Fraunhofer FIT und das Kernkompetenzzentrum FIM ganzheitliche Lösungen an der Schnittstelle zwischen Finanzmanagement, Informationsmanagement und Wirtschaftsinformatik, deren Fokus auf den folgenden Grundsätzen liegt: Innovation, Interdisziplinarität und Nachhaltigkeit; Wertorientierte Unternehmensführung; Berücksichtigung der Herausforderungen und Chancen der Digitalisierung; Integration von Ertrags- und Risikomanagement
Anforderungen: Ein ausgezeichnet abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in Wirtschaftswissenschaften, (Wirtschafts-) Informatik, (Wirtschafts-) Mathematik, Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Naturwissenschaften oder verwandten Disziplinen Kenntnisse in den Bereichen Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Sehr gute analytische Fähigkeiten. Teamfähigkeit, Motivation, Eigeninitiative, Leistungsbereitschaft und Flexibilität. Eine lösungsorientierte Arbeitsweise. Freude an interdisziplinärer Zusammenarbeit sowie an der pflichtbewussten Übernahme von Verantwortung

Deadline: April 30, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   13:03

Duties: Research on the composition and chemical processes in the gas and aerosol phase using molecular tracers. Use of mass spectrometric techniques, including chemical ionisation, electrospray, ion mobility, gas chromatography, aerosol mass spectrometry. Lead of smog chamber and field campaigns. Acquisition of external funding. Co-supervision of PhD students and postdocs
Minimum Requirements: PhD degree and postdoc in the field of tasks. High level experience in experimental techniques as well as smog chamber and field experiments. Excellent publication record. Very good English language skills

Published: January 28, 2015   11:58

Abteilung: Institut für Algebraische Geometrie
Dauer: 2+ y        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Von der erfolgreichen Kandidatin/dem erfolgreichen Kandidaten wird erwartet, dass sie/er im Bereich der algebraischen Geometrie aktiv forscht und sich in angemessener Weise an den Lehraufgaben des Instituts beteiligt
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung für die Einstellung ist eine Promotion mit überdurchschnittlichen Ergebnissen in der Algebraischen Geometrie

Deadline: February 23, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   08:29

Department: Département CRM; Direction Marketing & Services Entreprises
Workload: 100%
Duties: Maximiser les investissements marketing consacrées à l’équipement de nos clients et la conquête de prospects et donc proposer «au bon client le bon produit par le bon canal de distribution au bon moment»: décrire les critères de ciblages; les parcours clients multicanaux; impacts de la connaissance sur la création des offres et des services; impacts sur les canaux de distribution physiques ou en ligne les mieux adaptés aux parcours clients. Définir clients à fidéliser les plus rentables: mettre en place un modèle de Valeur client Entreprise intégrant la rentabilité des clients, la détention client, la fidélisation. Modèle co-construit avec les différentes Directions techniques IARD, Collectives et avec la Direction marketing
Minimum Requirements: Bac+5, ENSAI: master filière data science, HEC big data e business analytics; Essec: mastère business analytics... Compétences techniques: Analyses intégrant le Big Data, Statistiques. Compétences spécifiques attendues: SAS – Pack office, Big Data
Preferred Requirements: Web CRM serait un plus

Published: January 28, 2015   08:05

Department: Statistical Science
Duration: 3, 5 y
Duties: This project aims to develop innovative statistical methods for medical image analysis, with applications to automated segmentation and classification of images for the diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer. Students with interests in statistics, image analysis and pattern recognition are strongly encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries to Dr Jinghao Xue are welcome
Minimum Requirements: The requirement for admission to the MPhil/PhD in Statistical Science is a 1st class or high upper 2nd class Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s degree with merit or distinction in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline. Overseas qualifications of an equivalent standard are also acceptable

Deadline: May 15, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   08:00

Department: Division of Medicine
Duration: 3, 5 y
Duties: The project concerns novel use of domiciliary monitoring technology to detect exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This will be based on mathematical manipulation of physiological datasets. You will likely have a background in biomedical engineering, preferably including experience in analysing complex data. Some experience with data analysis and/or mathematical modelling is essential
Minimum Requirements: The candidate is expected to have at least an upper second class degree, a Masters degree or equivalent qualifications in a relevant subject area

Deadline: February 9, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   08:00

Department: (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Duties: The main focus of the Basel group will concern Machine Learning models for reconstructing dependency models that encode the statistical relations between host and virus and for detecting causal relations between several longitudinal descriptors. The position will be associated with the PhD program "Image Understanding and Intelligent Data Analysis" at our department
Minimum Requirements: Candidates will have a Masters degree with background and experience in computer science, applied mathematics, physics or bioinformatics, interest to work in an interdisciplinary research environment and good communication skills (English)

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: January 28, 2015   08:00

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 1 + 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will perform research in the area of stochastic modeling and mathematical statistics. In particular, you will develop statistical methods for solving statistical inverse problems in the context of network dynamics, and assess the mathematical properties of these methods. The primary focus of the project is on proving mathematical theorems, possibly supported by application of the methods to real data. You will publish your results in quality peer-reviewed journals in the field, culminating in a PhD thesis to be defended in public. Aside from these research tasks, a minor part of the time will be spent on teaching duties within the Department of Mathematics
Minimum Requirements: The candidate must be talented, ambitious and highly motivated, in possession of a MSc. degree in mathematics with specialization statistics or in another relevant area. Candidates should have a strong demonstrable background in stochastics and excellent skills in mathematical statistics. In addition, we require proficiency in reading and writing mathematical papers in English
Preferred Requirements: Experience with computer programming and numerical simulation, especially with the statistical package R, is considered an advantage

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   11:34

Department: Faculty of Science, Mathematical Institute
Workload: 100%
Duties: This is a broad search that is open to outstanding applicants from all areas of mathematics, preferably related to the research areas represented at the institute. These are Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory, Statistics, Analysis and Probability Theory. Applicants with a different academic focus who can explain their added value for the institute are welcome to apply. The nature of the position will depend on experience and qualifications of the candidate
Minimum Requirements: Hold a Ph.D. in mathematics; Have demonstrated potential for excellence in research; Are able and willing to effectively teach graduate and undergraduate level courses

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   11:24

Abteilung: Group Risk Management - Life & Health
Dauer: 2 y
Aufgaben: Sie sind eingebunden in unsere aktuariellen Projekte, wie zum Beispiel die Umsetzung der Anforderungen von Solvency II Pillar 3 und IFRS 4 Phase 2 - auch in Zusammenarbeit mit unseren internationalen Standorten. Darüber hinaus nehmen Sie die Berichterstattungspflichten und das Monitoring von Solvency II für das Personen-Rückversicherungsgeschäft wahr und wenden Ihre Programmierkenntnisse an, beispiels­weise bei der (Weiter-)Entwicklung unserer internen Modelle
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik; Erste Berufserfahrung in der Lebenserst- oder Lebensrückversicherung; Interesse an ökonomischen Zusammenhängen und Erfordernissen; Interesse an der Ausbildung zum Aktuar; Sicherer Umgang mit Microsoft Office sowie Programmierkenntnisse; Sehr gute Englisch- und mindestens gute Deutschkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zu gelegentlicher Reisetätigkeit

Published: January 27, 2015   11:18

Anforderungen: Abschluss Math, Natwiss, Wirtschaft, Ing, möglicherweise schon erste Berufserfahrung, Programmierkenntnisse (von Vorteil Java), Deutsch, Englisch, fachspezifische Weiterbildung (Eidg Dipl Pensionsversicherungsexperte)

Published: January 27, 2015   11:05

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

Published: January 27, 2015   10:56

Department: University Department of Population Health (NDPH)
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a talented and ambitious post-doctoral Senior Bioinformatician/Statistical Geneticist to join a leading research programme in pharmacogenomic and other genetic studies of cardiovascular disease and its treatments. The successful candidate will bring bioinformatics and statistical genetic expertise to the team and will be responsible for all aspects of research ranging from study design to statistical analyses and public presentation of results as well as contributing to large-scale collaborations
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD or MSc in bioinformatics, statistical genetics (or closely related subject) and extensive experience in genomics, using bioinformatic and statistical tools, and analysing large-scale data. You will also have experience using programming languages such as Linux or Perl and statistical packages such as R

Deadline: March 4, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:54

Department: Humanities
Duration: Permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will join the Social Statistics Discipline Area and will provide academic leadership within the associated research institute, The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST), with respect to both research and the design and implementation of teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.You must have established a reputation in Social Statistics, supported by a strong record of published research output and a wider record of achievement
Minimum Requirements: It will be good if you have a background in Quantitative Social Science, but specialisations in one or more of the following will be particularly welcome: Quantitative demographic methods. Survey and census methodology. Small area estimation. Multilevel/hierarchical models. Development and application of computational statistical methods. Longitudinal data analysis. Missing data problems. Social network analysis

Deadline: February 26, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:36

Department: The Nuffield Department of Population Health
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: As Quantitative Researcher you will design, execute, analyse and publish survey findings in a number of key areas around the research that HeLEX carries out. In particular, you will advise on a survey that will be carried out in relation to a project focussed on diabetes and stratified medicine
Minimum Requirements: To be considered for this role you will have a graduate degree (in either social science, ethics, policy or law) and experience of designing, conducting and analysing surveys. You will also require experience in obtaining research ethics committee approvals, experience writing academic papers for publication and strong communication and presentation skills

Deadline: March 2, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:36

Department: Electrical Systems & Optics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Experimental part of the project will develop characterisation techniques for the correlation of noisy broadband fields from complex electronic sources. The theoretical part of the project will develop efficient analytical and numerical tools for the modelling of radiated transient electromagnetic fields inside and outside of multifunction electronic devices. A key theoretical approach will be to take advantage of the relationship between the correlation data used experimentally to characterise EM fields in such devices and density functions defined on the corresponding ray-dynamical phase space
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must hold or be near completion of a PhD, or equivalent, in a relevant branch of applied mathematics, physics or engineering. A good knowledge of experimental and theoretical approaches to dynamical systems and wave propagation is essential. In addition, background in more than one of the following areas is highly desirable: RF or Microwave laboratory measurements, high-frequency wave asymptotics, quantum chaos, ray theory, computational electromagnetics

Deadline: February 25, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:33

Department: Warwick Medical School, Health Sciences
Duties: You will jointly lead the clinical effectiveness reviewing and evidence synthesis of HTA projects for Warwick Evidence during the production of multiple technology appraisals (MTAs) and single technology appraisals (STAs) for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) appraisal process and you will contribute and lead other similar research projects. This will include clinical and cost effectiveness reviewing and advanced evidence synthesis methods (e.g., network meta-analysis)
Minimum Requirements: Good (upper second class or above) first degree in a quantitative medical, health related or scientific discipline (such as economics/econometrics, mathematics, statistics, or psychology). A PhD in a medical, health-related or scientific discipline. Experience of statistical software (e.g. SPSS, STATA or SAS) and knowledge of other relevant software (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel, TreeAge and equivalents)
Preferred Requirements: Proven track record in developing and writing grant applications. Familiarity with systematic review and literature searching techniques, including use of electronic databases or equivalent and of Reference Manager or equivalent. Familiarity with the policy context of Health Technology Assessment in the UK and the role of NICE. Ability to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical classes

Deadline: February 23, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:33

Abteilung: Zentrale Verwaltung
Dauer: 1, 5 y        Pensum: 75-100%
Aufgaben: Hochschulstatistik, insbesondere im akademischen Bereich. Kapazitätsberechnungen und Berechnungen von Zulassungszahlen sowie quantitative fachspezifische Analysen. Mitwirkung an der gesamtuniversitären Auslastungsrechnung. Erstellen von Berichten für das Ministerium. Weiterentwicklung des zielgruppenspezifischen Berichtswesens im Bereich Kennzahlen. Pflege der Kosten- und Leistungsrechnung
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Universitätsstudium oder abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium (Diplom/Master), idealerweise mit Schwerpunkt im Bereich quantitativer Methoden. Ausgeprägte schriftliche und mündliche Kommunikationsfähigkeit. Sicheres Auftreten und die Fähigkeit mit allen Personen des Wissenschaftsbetriebs kooperativ zusammenzuarbeiten. Sehr strukturierte, präzise und gewissenhafte Arbeitsweise. Versierter Umgang mit moderner Informationstechnik, insbesondere mit Excel und Datenbanken, sowie hohe Zuverlässigkeit bei der Analyse und Aufbereitung von statistischen Daten. Erste Erfahrungen im skizzierten Aufgabenfeld sind wünschenswert

Deadline: February 23, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:28

Duration: -13 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Project in the fields of computational neuroscience, nature-inspired computation and machine learning on "Structures of Learning Algorithms for Spiking Neural Networks"
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or be close to completion of a PhD) in a relevant area such as Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Engineering. Programming skills in C/C++ and/or Python are a must as well as excellent mathematical and analytical skills

Deadline: February 22, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:10

Department: Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will develop mathematical models to study the transmission of HPV and the progression of HPV-associated cancers. The models will be used to investigate the effect of geographical (cantonal) variation in vaccine uptake and different vaccination schedules on the prevalence of HPV and the incidence of HPV-associated cancers in Switzerland. In this project, you will work together with epidemiologists and biostatisticians at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern and researchers from The Netherlands
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for a highly motivated person to study for a PhD in a project to investigate the potential future impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination on HPV-associated cancers in Switzerland

Published: January 27, 2015   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: Leading the validation, challenge and interpretation of internal capital models. Communication of findings and recommending areas for development. Assessment of Standard Formula appropriateness for the UK Life business. Contribution to Board reports, Actuarial Function Reports and other committee reports. Leading business or regulatory change projects
Minimum Requirements: Qualified actuary, ideally with 2-3 years post qualification experience, though nearly qualified individuals will also be considered. Strong commercial awareness and experience of working in the life insurance industry. Experience of financial risk methodologies and good appreciation of modeling/actuarial techniques. Previous experience of capital modeling is preferred but not essential

Published: January 27, 2015   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to engage in fundamental research in Actuarial Science, including supervision of research students and projects, and to contribute to the School’s wide-ranging programme of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
Minimum Requirements: Possess a professional actuarial qualification or hold a PhD in Actuarial Science, or Statistics, or Financial Mathematics, or Applied Probability with financial applications, or another related field, before 1 September, 2015. Proven ability to teach at third level as demonstrated by either previous experience of third level teaching or demonstrated experience in communicating actuarial concepts to a nontechnical audience
Preferred Requirements: Preference may be given to applicants who are fellows of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland or possess an equivalent professional qualification. For applicants already holding a PhD, preference may be given to applicants who are in the process of, or are committed to, pursuing a professional actuarial qualification

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:01

Abteilung: Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik2
Dauer: 2+ y
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit an Massnahmen zur Verbesserung der Lehre, insbesondere Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Nachbereitung von Lehrveranstaltungen im Umfang von 10 LVS im Lehrgebiet Mathematik auch für andere Fächer nach Weisung des Studiendekans, sowie Mitarbeit bei der Koordination und Organisation von Übungen und der Anleitung von Hilfskräften. Die Forschungstätigkeit sollte sich in die wissenschaftlichen Projekte des Institut-Verbundes der Reinen Mathematik einbinden lassen
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung für die Einstellung ist ein abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium im Fach Mathematik. Erwünscht sind eine Promotion in Mathematik, Erfahrungen in der Lehre und der Leitung von Übungsgruppen, besondere didaktische und organisatorische Fähigkeiten sowie hohe Kommunikations- und Teamfähigkeit

Deadline: February 13, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:00

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Managing the team of Maths Support Centre (MSC) tutors. This includes the recruitment and training of tutors, weekly scheduling of tutors, evaluating tutor performance, and managing the tutor budget. Ensuring that the quality of teaching and mathematics support in the MSC is of the highest standard. Developing and enhancing learning support resource provision and modes of learning delivery within the MSC
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Mathematical Science or BSc in Mathematical Science and PhD in Mathematics Education. Publications in recognized journals in the area of mathematical science and/or mathematics education. Experience of third level teaching and/or tutoring
Preferred Requirements: Experience of managing a maths support centre

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:00

Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: UCD School of Mathematical Sciences is committed to research and teaching across the mathematical sciences, including mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and actuarial science. Engage actively in research and scholarly activity appropriate to the School and, where appropriate, contribute to interdisciplinary research programmes in the university. Contribute strongly to the teaching and continuing development of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mathematics, as requested by the Head of School
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Mathematic, or due for completion prior to 1 September 2015. Publications in (or accepted by) relevant recognised research journals. Experience of third level teaching
Preferred Requirements: Research in the area of Algebra and its Applications

Deadline: February 19, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:00

Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Play a key role in the delivery and administration of Online MSc and Professional Diploma in Data Analytics. Contribute strongly to the teaching and continuing development of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Statistics and Actuarial Science with particular emphasis on online courses as requested by the Head of School. Engage actively in research and scholarly activity appropriate to the School and, where appropriate, contribute to interdisciplinary research programmes in the university
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Statistics, or Actuarial Science, or Applied Probability with financial applications, or another related field, before 1 September, 2015. Publications in (or accepted by) relevant recognised research journals. Capacity to prepare and deliver online courses. Experience of third level teaching
Preferred Requirements: Experience with online teaching environments. Ability to teach statistical computing in languages such as R, Python, C/C++, SAS, Java

Deadline: February 19, 2015 | Published: January 27, 2015   08:00

Department: Institute for Neutron Physics and Reactor Technology (INR)
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aim of the PhD work is to extend and qualify the Monte Carlo toolkit GEANT-4, originally developed for the particle transport simulation in high energy physics, for nuclear design calculations of fusion power reactors. This requires the successful validation against benchmark experiments, proven capabilities to represent the DEMO geometry and the plasma neutron source, and the integration into a design computation scheme for performing coupled radiation transport/activation calculations and providing heating distribution data for thermal and structural mechanics analyses
Minimum Requirements: We seek applications from qualified scientists (f/m) holding a master degree (or diploma) in physics, mathematics, or mechanical engineering. Knowledge is assumed in the field of nuclear/neutron physics and/or particle physics and the Monte Carlo particle transport simulation technique. The candidate’s capabilities include knowledge of modern operating systems (Linux), programming languages (C++) and software techniques

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 26, 2015   16:50

Abteilung: Departement Technik und Informatik
Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Entsprechend dem Auftrag der Fachhochschulen, besteht diese Stelle aus Aufgaben in der Lehre, Haupttätigkeit sowie in der angewandten Forschung und Entwicklung, im Rahmen der Forschungsfelder der BFH-TI
Anforderungen: Wir erwarten von der Kandidatin bzw. vom Kandidaten eine Promotion in Mathematik oder Statistik. Lehrerfahrung oder eine (fach-)didaktische Ausbildung auf Tertiärstufe sind erwünscht. Wenn Sie zudem Erfahrung in der angewandten Forschung und Entwicklung oder in der Industrie mitbringen, so ist dies von Vorteil

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: January 26, 2015   14:16

Abteilung: Institut für Mathematik
Dauer: 25 m
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit an Forschungsprojekten im Bereich der Numerik partieller Differentialgleichungen, insbesondere der effizienten Lösung von grossen Gleichungssystemen. Analyse und Implementierung der entwickelten Methoden. Selbständige Forschung und wissenschaftliche Weiterqualifikation. Mitwirkung in der Lehre im Rahmen des Studiengangs Technomathematik sowie der Ausbildung von Ingenieurstudierenden
Anforderungen: Überdurchschnittlich abgeschlossenes universitäres Hochschulstudium (Master oder Diplom) in einem mathematisch orientierten Studiengang. fundierte Kenntnisse in der Numerik. gute Programmierkenntnisse (z.B. C/C++)

Deadline: February 27, 2015 | Published: January 26, 2015   14:09

Abteilung: Department Technik und Informatik
Dauer: 6 m        Pensum: 30-50%
Aufgaben: Wir erwarten von Ihnen einen Hochschulabschluss in Mathematik und Freude am Unterrichten von Studierenden

Published: January 26, 2015   12:37

Abteilung: Institut für Mathematische Methoden der Bildverarbeitung
Aufgaben: Die Bewerberin oder der Bewerber soll durch Forschungsarbeiten in einem aktuellen Gebiet der Angewandten Mathematik auf internationalem Niveau ausgewiesen sein – idealerweise im Bereich Partieller Differentialgleichungen, Optimierung oder Bildverarbeitung. Gewünscht sind Erfahrungen mit Industrie- und Drittmittelprojekten und eine hohe Affinität zu mathematischen Problemen in der Medizinischen Bildverarbeitung. Zu den Aufgaben gehört die Beteiligung an den Lehrveranstaltungen der Studiengänge der Sektion Informatik/Technik. Die Stiftungsuniversität zu Lübeck kennt keine Fakultätsgrenzen. Dieses erleichtert die erwünschte enge multidisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit in Forschung und Lehre mit Kolleginnen und Kollegen aus den Biowissenschaften und der Medizin

Deadline: February 26, 2015 | Published: January 26, 2015   12:14

Abteilung: Institut für Statistik und Wirtschaftsmathematik
Dauer: 2+1 y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Forschungstätigkeit zu einem hochschuldidaktischen Thema im Bereich Vermittlung von Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik mit engen Bezügen zur Mathematik in der Schule. Ziel ist Ihre Promotion auf diesem Gebiet. Mitarbeit in der Lehre des Instituts für Statistik und Wirtschaftsmathematik insbesondere in der Form des Blended Learning
Anforderungen: Sie haben einen sehr guten Hochschulabschluss im Lehramt Mathematik an Gymnasien/Gesamtschulen (Staatsexamen oder Masterabschluss) vorzugsweise mit Zweitfach Physik oder Informatik, fundierte Kenntnisse der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und der Statistik sowie Interesse an Blended Learning Konzepten

Deadline: February 20, 2015 | Published: January 26, 2015   11:51

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Aufgaben: Der Schwerpunkt Ihrer Tätigkeit liegt auf der Koordination und Weiterentwicklung von Pricing-Vorgaben und der Spezifikation von Mindeststandards für das Life & Health-Geschäft. Sie begleiten den Roll-out des neuen Pricing-Modells innerhalb der Hannover-Rück Gruppe und bilden die Schnittstelle zu ausgewählten Life & Health-Businesscentern. Ausserdem beobachten und analysieren Sie den Personen-Rückversicherungsmarkt vor dem Hintergrund sich abzeichnender Trends und beraten in diesem Zusammenhang bei der Zeichnung von Geschäft. Sie sollten Freude an der Zusammenarbeit mit Menschen haben, da es in Ihrer Aufgabe immer darum geht, Schnittstellen und Prozesse weiter zu optimieren
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder vergleichbares Studium mit einem mathematischen Schwerpunkt; Einige Jahre Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung; Erfahrung im Pricing von Lebens(rück)­versicherungsgeschäft; Ökonomisches und stochastisches Denkvermögen; Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache

Published: January 26, 2015   11:24