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Duties: Au sein de la Direction group Risk Management, vous rejoindrez l’équipe «Financial Risk Management», en charge de la gestion des risques financiers du groupe. Activités: Assister l’équipe dans le pilotage des limites de crédit, de concentration, de contrepartie et de trésorerie; Travailler avec l’équipe sur la réalisation des rapports de risque sur différentes classes d’actifs physique ou de produits dérivés; Optimiser les outils de suivi des risques afin d’améliorer les processus de production des rapports; Participation à la gestion de projets transversaux visant à améliorer les risques de crédit ou à la réponse aux exigences Solvabilité II
Minimum Requirements: Profil école de commerce, Université ou école d’ingénieur; Connaissances en Finance de marché poussées; Bonne maîtrise d’Excel; Très bon niveau d‘anglais (langue de travail à 80%)
Preferred Requirements: une connaissance VBA serait un plus

Published: September 18   16:50

Department: Global Life
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will support the Head of Proposition Management in setting and monitoring principles for retail, banking and corporate propositions governance and oversight globally. Main responsibilities: Execution of Global Proposition Oversight Frameworks: Provide input to shaping the product development pipeline process in line with BUR requirements & key product KPIs; Provide input to defining the GLPAC & GLARC processes for adequate proposition governance; Define and delegate Scheme and Affinity pricing authorities; Provide proposition relevant input to the Business Unit Reviews; Define, monitor and communicate relevant policies and guidelines through ZRP, TZW, intranet and other communication tools. Ensuring effective proposition development and management: Coordinate product development pipeline inputs, with specific focus on GLPAC relevant products; Review and challenge the GLPAC product submissions in respect of commercial positioning, technical product design including pricing a...
Minimum Requirements: 10+ years industry experience and 5+ years of experience in hands-on product development in a BU or central role, including pricing; University/MBA graduate or equivalent; Certified Actuary or Mathematician with expertise in actuarial pricing and product development; Recent responsibility (i.e., last 2-3 years) in product development, underwriting and pricing; Ideally previous experience in the management of product related governance processes; Good product knowledge within the Life Insurance industry and associated products; Good knowledge of proposition management, incl. actuarial pricing and underwriting techniques; Good knowledge of the key financial metrics and their dynamics; Good understanding of risk management and corporate governance practices; Good understanding of Zurich's internal procedures and the key aspects of Global Life`s strategy; Good knowledge of ZIG internal stakeholders and decision makers; Proficiency in English, both written and oral skills

Published: September 18   16:48

Duties: Processing and analysing large datasets to detect hidden signals and patterns, Using a data-driven approach to design and develop innovative statistical models which predict price movements, Acquiring a sophisticated understanding of our proprietary research techniques for financial data, Spending more time sharpening your research skills than applying for grants, Attending internal lectures, workshops and training events and presenting your research for peer review
Minimum Requirements: PhD in an applied science, e.g. Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Signal Processing, Machine Learning, etc, Experience of analysing real-world data in a first class research environment, Exposure to a variety of datasets would be an advantage, An advanced level of statistical and mathematical knowledge, with the ability to develop original measures and tests fit for purpose

Published: September 18   16:44

Department: Global Life
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will support the Head of Product Innovation in enhancing the Global Life product offering. You will develop solutions to meet a wider range of customer needs, especially in relation to the growing demand for post-retirement solutions, and propositions with an element of financial protection. The exact responsibilities will need to be refined: Next Generation Product Strategy: Identify key market developments and then define appropriate next generation products in the context of Zurich’s profitability hurdles and risk appetite; Consider up-to-date customer, distributor and competitor insights in the product development process and ensure new propositions are benchmarked against those; Identify gaps in the GL propositions offering and identify new products and propositions to fill these gaps; Clearly articulate what the next generation product strategy is, where it might differ between territories, and where it will be implemented during the plan period. Influence Pricing Philosoph...
Minimum Requirements: 5-10 years life insurance experience in a product development, actuarial or asset-liability management role; Post-graduate business qualification or equivalent is a plus, actuarial or mathematical background is preferred; Certified actuary with expertise in life insurance product development combined with actuarial pricing, including modeling skills; Recent direct execution experience and proven track record of successful product development; Detailed understanding of pricing and risk management approaches for investment and retirement products, including economic capital and profitability frameworks, hedging, longevity management; Extensive Product knowledge within the Life Insurance industry or related experience; Expert knowledge of Investment and Retirement products, including pricing and risk management approaches (ALM, Hedging, Longevity); Broad knowledge of the insurance industry and associated products as well as proposition development techniques in insurance

Published: September 18   16:40

Department: Global Life
Workload: 100%
Duties: You manage a team of 4 direct reports and together you will enhance the Global Life product offering by developing solutions to meet a wider range of customer needs, especially in relation to the growing demand for innovative post-retirement solutions, and propositions with an element of financial protection. Main responsibilities: Next Generation Product Strategy; Identify key market developments and then define appropriate next generation products in the context of Zurich’s profitability hurdles and risk appetite; Consider up-to-date customer, distributor and competitor insights in the product development process and ensure new propositions are benchmarked against those; Ensure strategy is value focused and supportive of our business performance targets; Identify gaps - in cooperation with BUs, global businesses and other Market Management teams - in the GL propositions offering and identify new products and propositions to fill these gaps; Clearly articulate what the next generati...
Minimum Requirements: 15+ years post-graduate experience in relevant operational discipline; 10+ years life insurance experience in product development, actuarial, asset-liability management role; Extensive Product knowledge within the Life Insurance industry or related experience; Subject matter expertise of Investment and Retirement products, including pricing and risk management approaches (ALM, Hedging, Longevity) and broad knowledge of the insurance industry and associated products; Broad knowledge and practical expertise of proposition development techniques in insurance; Certified actuary with proven expertise in product development and actuarial pricing; Detailed understanding of pricing and risk management approaches for investment and retirement products, including economic capital and profitability frameworks; Recent direct execution experience (i.e., last 2-3 years) in product development (preferably as head of a country PMD function or similar)

Published: September 18   16:28

Department: Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health/Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care - International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS)
Duration: 2 + y, available from 01/01/15        Workload: 100%
Duties: The collaborative project focuses on how inequalities across the life course relate to paid work in later life in the UK and involves a comprehensive analysis of the lifecourse determinants and consequences of undertaking paid work in later life, especially beyond state pension age (SPA), with a particular focus on the impacts on health and income, across time and cohorts using a variety of large scale national datasets; The postholder will be based in ICLS at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (UCL Bloomsbury Campus); The work-package focuses on how trigger events, longer term biographies and childhood factors combine to influence biomarkers of health; how changes in biomarkers predict employment until or beyond SPA; and how the progression of pathophysiology is related to labour market activity; The postholder will be responsible for data preparation and analysis using data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Understanding Society, and preparing manuscript...
Minimum Requirements: a PhD in a biomedical subject such as epidemiology or a numerate discipline, preferably with a sizable biomedical component or equivalent research experience; A strong quantitative background and an interest in lifecourse research are essential. The successful candidate should have a proven ability to carry out statistical analysis of complex survey data. Experience of longitudinal analysis is highly desirable;

Deadline: October 19 | Published: September 18   15:44

Duties: This doctoral scholarship aims to develop a computational model of sociotechnical systems. The model will be designed to have ability to simulate critical conditions and mechanisms for recovery
Minimum Requirements: A master's degree in physics, mathematics, or engineering; excellent computational skills
Preferred Requirements: Combination with a degree in social sciences

Published: September 18   08:01

Department: National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication
Duties: Support the development of digital interfaces and tools to control robotic manipulation directly from conventional CAD systems; high-level programming, network interfacing and integration of proprietary automation languages; oversee the doctoral research in the subsection “Computational Design Environment”
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Architecture (with a strong focus on digital programming), Computational Sciences, Software Engineering, or equivalent; excellent programming skills and deep knowledge of the C# and/or Python programming environments; experience with professional CAD and 3D modelling software packages; English and German language skills
Preferred Requirements: Experience in CNC/CAM and robotic fabrication

Published: September 18   08:01

Department: School of Computer Science
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will undertake research in the development of algorithms and standards for computational systems biology. You will join an international team of computational systems biologists that are developing the popular modelling and simulation software COPASI. The position will involve software development in a geographically distributed team (with collaborators in Germany and the USA) and thus requires frequent communication via email, mailing lists and teleconferencing
Minimum Requirements: You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in systems biology, computer science, physics, applied mathematics or related areas. Experience of programming in C++ or another object-oriented language, as well as modelling with differential equations are essential
Preferred Requirements: Previous experience of using the software COPASI is desirable but not essential

Deadline: October 16 | Published: September 18   08:00

Department: Department of Psychiatry
Duration: 2 y
Duties: As part of our team, you will work with experienced clinical academics to carry out research that aims to improve the psychological care of patients with medical problems This will include analysis of a large dataset and substantial contribution to the design and analysis of new observational studies and clinical trials
Minimum Requirements: The postholder will have or be working towards a PhD in applied statistics or a PhD with a substantial statistics component. The postholder will benefit from our existing collaborations with statisticians in other departments of the University of Oxford as well as those in other universities

Deadline: October 2 | Published: September 18   08:00

Abteilung: Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informatik
Dauer: 3 y        Pensum: 30 Std./ Woche
Aufgaben: Zu den Aufgaben der Stelleninhaberin/des Stelleninhabers gehört die Koordination, Organisation und inhaltliche Gestaltung der Studieneingangsphase im Bereich der Elektrotechnik und der Informatik. Für die Studierenden, die sich in den ersten Semestern ihres Studiums befinden, sollen Workshops und weitere Massnahmen zur Stärkung der personellen und sozialen Kompetenzen entwickelt und durchgeführt werden, wobei auf die bereits vorhandenen Angebote zum Teil zurückgegriffen werden kann. In Zusammenarbeit mit den Lehrenden sollen vorlesungsbegleitende Lehrangebote entwickelt werden, um die jungen Studierenden in ihrem Studium fachlich und methodisch zu unterstützen
Anforderungen: Wir erwarten ein hohes Mass an Eigeninitiative und die Fähigkeit, sich schnell und sicher in neue Aufgabenbereiche einzuarbeiten. Weiterhin ein abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium bevorzugt aus dem Fächerspektrum Elektrotechnik, Informationstechnik, Informatik, Physik oder Mathematik.Für den Umgang mit Dozenten, Studierenden sowie Studieninteressierten sind sehr gute Team- und Kommunikationsfähigkeiten sowie Freude an der Arbeit mit jungen Erwachsenen unerlässlich
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrungen im Bereich der Hochschullehre sind hilfreich. Eine pädagogische Ausrichtung des Studiums wäre ebenfalls von Vorteil. Bei entsprechender Eignung können sich auch Bewerber mit anderen Hochschulabschlüssen bewerben

Deadline: October 15 | Published: September 18   08:00

Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 3 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be involved in a project that involves the development and extension of computational models for the simulation of transport phenomena in the brain. More specifically we intend to extend and develop a multicompartmental poroelasticity model, involving the simultaneous numerical solution of a multitude of communicating porous compartments in a deformable solid matrix. Key duties and responsibilities will include conducting research into brain biomechanics and transport phenomena and developing and expanding a three-dimensional finite element computational platform for multicompartmental poroelasticity. You will be asked to engage in the project’s administration, liaise with project partners, write journal paper and project reports and present methods and results at conferences
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a similar field. You must be able to demonstrate proven experience in the development of Finite Element Methods for the solution of solid mechanics and fluid mechanics problems. You should also have excellent communication skills, broad knowledge of Numerical Analysis and publications commensurate with your career stage

Deadline: October 17 | Published: September 18   08:00

Department: Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
Workload: 7.3 hours per week
Duties: The Editorial Manager manages the manuscript review process from initial enquiry and receipt of manuscripts to the paper being accepted or rejected. The editorial manager is the main point of contact for authors, referees, editors and publisher. The manager works with the publishers and the editors in determining future policy concerning content of the journal and submissions - Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design was first published to cover the area involving the application of computer methods and mathematical models to spatial problems in built environments, with a focus on new approaches to generating and evaluating plans and policies. It has one of the fastest growing readerships of any journal in the field of urban planning and design. It receives 200-250 manuscripts annually
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate must have experience in using bespoke IT systems and experience of using, maintaining and reviewing administrative and computerised systems. Ideally they must have proven experience of providing effective administration in dealing with academic journals
Preferred Requirements: Social sciences or a built environment degree with an emphasis on subjects such as; statistics, geography, economics, sociology, epidemiology/public health, GIS, spatial analysis, transport. A science discipline with experience in social science applications, such as computer science, maths, physics, engineering, and any other relevant discipline

Deadline: October 1 | Published: September 18   08:00

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 1.5 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Accessible Routes from Crowdsourced Cloud Services (ARCCS) research project is aimed at improving the lives of wheelchair users through the use of IoT technologies. It has both engineering and experimental components and reflects a desire to undertake high-impact user-driven research that will deliver practical solutions to significantly change the lives of a portion of society who stand to benefit more than most from IoT technologies. The engineering vision is one in which information is collated from sensors on the chair, sensors in mobile devices and sensors in the environment. That sensor information is used both to populate a cloud-based database for the common good, and to target individual advice to the end user. We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate to undertake a programme of work that involves developing sensor systems, mobile phone applications, and back end systems capable of capturing data, classifying environmental features from this, and providing advice t...
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a cognate discipline. They must have: a history of building systems, conducting experiments and analysing data; excellent C programming ability; experience in building mobile applications

Deadline: September 30 | Published: September 18   08:00

Department: Institute of Child Health/Farr Institute of Health Informatics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) is an ESRC-funded collaboration between the University of Southampton and four Institutions within Bloomsbury (UCL, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Institute of Education and the Institute of Fiscal Studies).The ADRC-E aims to widen the use of linked electronic records for research, thereby opening up a new era in research to inform for policy, service development and understanding of people’s lives. The ADRC-E is looking to recruit an experienced data scientist to facilitate high quality research by establishing and working with novel linked datasets between administrative data sources (health, education, crime, environment, economic and welfare) in England. This is a key appointment, central to ADRC-England and the post holder will be working with a diverse set of researchers and data providers across England and across all aspects of the research data life cycle (linkage, methods, analysis, and cu...
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a strong academic background and hold a PhD in a relevant discipline or have equivalent relevant experience. Experience with statistical packages and managing and analysing large datasets is required, as is strong experience in relational database management systems

Deadline: October 30 | Published: September 18   08:00

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

Published: September 17   14:14

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

Published: September 17   14:11

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

Published: September 17   14:10

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

Published: September 17   14:08

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

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

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

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

Abteilung: AVT.Process Systems Engineering (AVT.SVT)
Dauer: 1+2 y        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Ein Themengebiet befasst sich mit der Analyse von Energiesystemen mit einem Fokus auf die Umwandlung von überschüssigem Strom in flüssige Brennstoffe. Ein weiteres Thema betrifft mobile Wärmerückgewinnung. Die wissenschaftlichen Aufgaben beziehen sich auf Prozesssynthese/Prozessentwicklung und die Optimierung des dynamischen Betriebs. Der/Die Bewerber/in wird mit Forschern in AVT.SVT und mit den Projektpartnern zusammenarbeiten. Weiterhin nehmen Sie an Lehre und sonstigen Lehrstuhlaufgaben teil. Unsere Forschung deckt unterschiedlichste Gebiete ab, wobei Methoden der klassischen Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatik und der Mathematik verbunden werden
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung für die Einstellung ist ein mit sehr gut abgeschlossener Hochschulabschluss (Master oder vergleichbar) in Computational Engineering, Chemieingenieurwesen/Verfahrenstechnik, Energietechnik/Maschinenbau oder einem verwandten Bereich. Exzellente Fähigkeiten zum Projektmanagement und kommunikative Fähigkeiten in Englisch sind unerlässlich
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrungen im Bereich der Optimierung oder innerhalb von Energieprozessen sind von Vorteil

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 17   09:39

Duties: The study on the forward model in algebraic reconstruction technique is quite necessary for the parallel X-ray computed tomography, and the same for other computed tomography applications. The study is mainly focused on the ray model and the calculation of the forward matrix used to build up equation system later. The ray can be modelled as a line with no width, and the aim is to finally find the effects of different ray model on reconstruction result
Minimum Requirements: MATLAB programming; signal and image processing. (Fields: master students from Electronics engineering, Computer science and information, or related fields). Overview of X-ray computed tomography and its reconstruction methods; Forward model in algebraic reconstruction technique (ART); MATLAB Implementation

Deadline: October 31 | Published: September 17   09:36

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

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

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

Published: September 17   08:01

Department: Neuroinformatics team
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Visualize remotely volumetric images. Integrating large scale and high resolution image processing. Image services development: serve large images to web. View volumetric data. Take part in the outreach and collaboration with groups developing atlasing and mapping tools. Take part in the training and adaptation of tools for specific use cases. Participate in the training of data producers to use atlasing tools. Participate in the training of data consumers on the use of atlasing tools
Minimum Requirements: PhD in computational neuroscience, computer science or related field. Large scale image processing. Expert in scientific computing (Python, C/C++, Linux, etc.), VTK. Strong knowledge in data bases and data management. Excellent English and French written and spoken

Published: September 17   08:01

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

Published: September 17   08:00

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

Published: September 17   08:00

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

Published: September 17   08:00

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

Published: September 17   08:00

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

Published: September 17   08:00

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

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

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

Published: September 16   09:02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 15   16:50

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

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

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

Published: September 15   10:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 15   08:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 14   08:00

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

Published: September 14   08:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 13   08:59

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

Published: September 13   08:58

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

Published: September 13   08:58

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

Published: September 13   08:56

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

Published: September 13   08:56

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

Published: September 13   08:55

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

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

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

Published: September 12   15:29

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

Published: September 12   14:01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 11   14:30

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

Published: September 11   14:06

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

Published: September 11   14:06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 11   12:55

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 11   08:00

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 10   12:47

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

Published: September 10   12:27

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

Published: September 10   12:26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published: September 10   08:00

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

Published: September 10   08:00