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Department: Life Sciences
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop new statistical and machine learning algorithms for the analysis of multiple datasets from single cells including DNA and RNA sequencing, CyTOF mass cytometry, multi-photon and confocal microscopy and high-throughput imaging; develop robust analytical pipelines, combining new and established analysis tools, to support the high-throughput analysis of single cell clinical and research data
Minimum Requirements: Undergraduate or Masters degree with a significant mathematical or computational element, e.g. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Statistics etc. PhD with a significant computational and/or statistical element, e.g. in Machine Learning, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Engineering, Systems Biology etc. Experience of scientific programming. Good scientific publication record given career stage. Good organisational and communication skills. Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred Requirements: Experience of developing probabilistic modelling and machine learning algorithms. Experience of applying probabilistic modelling and machine learning algorithms. Good understanding of Bayesian inference principles and non-parametric modelling. Experience of statistical analysis of molecular datasets. Experience of working in R/python/C++/linux. Experience of developing code for use with a High Performance Computing environment. Experience of scientific software development and publishing

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 22, 2014   14:59

Department: Public Health Sciences
Duration: 6+ m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The position involves applied work in epidemiologic research in the area of maternal & neonatal health in relation to two large scale health care interventions in India. The assistant will support the preparation of data sets and the analysis of epidemiologic data sets from a large project as well as course activities at the department
Minimum Requirements: A Master's degree in epidemiology, medical science or related field; 1 year experience in quantitative data analysis using large epidemiological data sets; proficiency in one statistical software package such as STATA or SPSS; excellent written and oral communication skills in English
Preferred Requirements: Specific experience in the field of maternal and child health; published work in the area; teaching/course assistant experience

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 22, 2014   13:20

Department: The High Performance Computing
Duration: 1 y +        Workload: 100%
Duties: Contribute to the development/adoption of a performance modeling framework for HW/SW co-design in the context of High Performance Computing. Performance analysis, characterization and modeling of relevant massively parallel neurosimulation codes and kernels. Contribute to the on-going performance characterization, hardware benchmarking and co-design activity of the Blue Brain Project’s HPC team. Intimate collaboration with the Blue Brain Project’s HPC efforts on applications, use cases and compute substrates
Minimum Requirements: PhD degree in computer science or applied mathematics obtained in the last 2 years. Professional experience of state-of-the art HW/SW co-design methodologies and performance modeling literature in High Performance Computing. Deep knowledge of modern computing architectures, massively parallel supercomputing systems and large memory/storage systems. Strong scientific track record. Good experience in performance analysis and code optimization using state of the art profiling tools. Experience in distributed and concurrent programming and debugging parallel applications
Preferred Requirements: Experience in data-intensive computing and applications as well as novel memory technologies. Experience on neuromorphic hardware

Deadline: January 1, 2015 | Published: November 22, 2014   08:01

Department: Global Corporate Marine Business
Workload: 100%
Duties: Input to and assistance with LOB Financial and Strategic Plan. Establishing pipeline of Marine Cargo opportunities. Building and enhancing Zurich’s market presence in a manner that increases the volume of desirable risks presented. Evaluation of risks to determine acceptability and appetite, feeding back to Brokers in a manner that supports strategic plan. Full underwriting of risks presented, including establishment of potential loss. Opportunities for mutual growth with key Brokers identified and considered. Identification and exploitation of cross sell opportunities
Minimum Requirements: Wide experience of dealing at a senior level with domestic and international brokers and customers and their requirements. Individual well embedded within Marine Cargo Broker networks. Proven track record of underwriting Cargo accounts within a London Market environment. Extensive knowledge and relationships with members of the International London Market broking houses. Comprehensive knowledge of Cargo coverage and potential exposures. Good knowledge of London Market environment, practices, procedures and emerging trends. Good knowledge of potential exposures inherent or associated with a wide range of industry and commercial operations

Published: November 22, 2014   08:01

Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop and maintain pricing methodologies and parameters. Drive an efficient pricing tool landscape and delivery of pricing tools. 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. Provide business insight and contribute to portfolio optimization and global or local pricing strategies. Support the development and use of business performance analytics. Support the development of consistent pricing practices and methodologies across regions and business units
Minimum Requirements: One to two years of actuarial pricing experience or experience relevant to Financial Lines. Pursuing actuarial qualification with some exams already passed. A strong track record of getting things done and delivering results. 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: November 22, 2014   08:01

Department: UCL Business PLC
Duties: We are seeking to recruit a Project Development Manager to undertake the management of various research and commercially related projects. The individual will play an active role in projects, assisting the key stakeholders in managing the full life cycle of a project and will cultivate successful working relationships with internal and external key people and organisations
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should have a scientific background and have experience of developing medical device projects in industry or in academia. They should be able to demonstrate considerable experience of medical device development and CE marking
Preferred Requirements: A further desirable attribute would be in monitoring, progressing and completing complex drug development projects

Deadline: November 26, 2014 | Published: November 22, 2014   08:00

Abteilung: Fak. IV, Inst. fuer Softwaretechnik und Theoretische Informatik
Dauer: 18 m
Aufgaben: Das Fachgebiet Übersetzerbau ist im Projekt AMSUN für die Entwicklung von Sprachkonzepten zur Beschreibung differential-algebraischer Gleichungssysteme mit variabler Struktur beteiligt. Schwerpunkt ist die Erweiterung der existierenden Modellierungssprache Modelica um die Möglichkeit, Strukturdynamik auszudrücken. Dabei kommt es im Wesentlichen darauf an, existierende Lösungen aus der Numerik Ingenieuren und Bibliotheksentwicklern zugänglich zu machen
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium (Diplom, Master oder Äquivalent) der Informatik, Mathematik oder verwandter Fachrichtungen; Umgang mit funktionalen Programmiersprachen (Scala, Haskell, OCaml, Opal); gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit formalen Sprachen
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Kenntnisse in systemnaher Programmierung (C/C++), Linux und numerischen Simulationssprachen (SimuLink/Modelica)

Published: November 21, 2014   12:13

Department: Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit
Duration: -3 y        Workload: 0.5 FTE
Duties: Determining the Impact of Smoking Point of Sale Legislation Among Youth (DISPLAY) Study. The role of the post holder will be to synthesize the data from the different research strands of the study, lead on the longitudinal analyses of the data sets and coordinate statistical analyses across the four strands
Minimum Requirements: PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Extensive experience in the management and manipulation of large health or behavioural datasets. Advanced multi-variate statistical expertise, including training and skills in longitudinal analysis. A record of peer-reviewed pipeline/publications, forming a REF profile appropriate to career stage. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in working in multidisciplinary teams
Preferred Requirements: PhD in Statistics or Mathematics. Working experience and knowledge of GIS analyses. Experience of working with SPSS, STATA, SAS or R

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 21, 2014   12:12

Department: School of Mathematics
Duration: 18 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Research Grant “Homogeneous Flows and their Application in Kinetic Theory”. The postholders will investigate a range of cutting-edge techniques in the theory of flows on homogeneous spaces, and use these to attack long-standing problems in the kinetic theory of gases
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Mathematics or Mathematical Physics
Preferred Requirements: A strong background in Pure Mathematics

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   12:11

Department: Environment
Duration: 6 m
Duties: Undertake model testing and research into atmospheric chemistry. Researchers in Leeds maintain and use the TOMCAT-GLOMAP off-line 3-D chemical-aerosol model; particularly, test the implementation of an updated tropospheric chemistry-aerosol scheme
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or almost completed PhD) in a relevant branch of atmospheric science chemical modelling .e.g. atmospheric composition, climate science, land-surface modelling; proven experience in numerical programming with Fortran, the TOMCAT 3-D model, data visualisation using IDL and experience with Linux operating systems

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   12:07

Abteilung: Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
Dauer: ab 1. Januar 2015        Pensum: 9, 5 Wochenstunden
Aufgaben: Aufbau und Pflege von Datenbanken, Auswertung mit Hilfe statistischer Analyseverfahren und tabellarische Aufbereitung; Unterstützung der wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter in diesen Bereichen sowie Datenerfassung institutseigener Befragungen und am amtlicher Statistiken
Anforderungen: Kenntnisse statistischer Methoden und Praxis in Statistiksystemen, z.B. Stata oder SPSS; sicherer Umgang mit der deutschen Sprache
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrungen mit Online- und E-Mail-Befragungen

Published: November 21, 2014   11:16

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The research project will concern nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) arising in important areas of mathematical physics, such as nonlinear optics, statistical mechanics, nonlinear water waves. PDEs are a natural language to describe most physical phenomena and they present a wide variety of challenging problems to the mathematical analysis. The candidate will become familiar with the methods of nonlinear functional analysis, which will be used to study nonlinear PDEs. A special emphasis will be put on bifurcation techniques. The candidate may also address the physical consequences of the mathematical results when relevant. The position includes modest teaching duties
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate must have an MSc degree in Mathematics or Physics with a strong curriculum of functional analysis and differential equations. (S)he should have a keen scientific curiosity and a strong commitment to research. (S)he should also be an enthusiastic team player, with very good communication skills and fluent spoken and written English

Deadline: January 15, 2015 | Published: November 21, 2014   10:59

Workload: 40%
Duties: preparation of regular financial analysis and performance reports for the Group Chief Investment Officer and various internal and external stakeholders. assisting with the collection of planning and budgeting data and variance analysis of plan versus actual performance of investments. gaining insights into billing, budgeting and controlling activities. having exposure to local investment and finance teams, in-house IT specialists and accounting experts
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and recently enrolled in a Master in accounting, economics or in a quantitative discipline at a top rank University. solid foundation in your chosen subject. understanding basic accounting concepts. showing a keen interest in the financial markets. proficiency in the use of Excel and PowerPoint. very good English skills (written/spoken)

Published: November 21, 2014   08:54

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: November 21, 2014   08:54

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

Published: November 21, 2014   08:52

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

Published: November 21, 2014   08:48

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

Published: November 21, 2014   08:46

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

Published: November 21, 2014   08:46

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

Published: November 21, 2014   08:45

Department: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Section has strong research groups in Geometry, Analysis, Algebra and Number Theory
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in Topology, or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience. The project involves developing new knot theoretic and/or graph theoretic methods to answer questions arising from DNA-protein interactions, and a demonstrable research track record relevant in 3-manifold topology is essential. An interest in molecular biology, but not necessarily experience, is also essential. Applicants must also have previous experience in at least one (and ideally several) of the following areas: 3-manifold topology, particularly; dehn surgery; knot homologies; topological graph theory; knot theory. v Spatial graph theory

Deadline: December 22, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:20

Department: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Section has strong research groups in Geometry, Analysis, Algebra and Number Theory
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in a subject close to Number theory, or have an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience. You must have a demonstrable research track record in Number Theory or a related discipline, and have experience of working with either p-adic Hodge theory, the Langlands program, or p-adic automorphic forms (including automorphy lifting theorems)

Deadline: December 22, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:19

Department: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder will work on a number of different statistical analyses within projects. Tasks will include analyses of multi-dimensional omics datasets (including metabolomics, transcriptomics and epigenomics) in order to understand etiological pathways in relation to cardiometabolic and other disease traits. The post holder will integrate omic data and eludicate potential mechanisms mediating disease, novel statistical approaches might need to be developed. This includes generalised mediation analyses, unsupervised approaches (e.g. machine learning algorithms), and parametric approaches (e.g. structural equation models)
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent in Statistics, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Mathematics or related field and have experience in conducting statistical analyses in observational studies with omics data

Deadline: December 21, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:19

Department: Medical & Human Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be involved in the GetReal project and develop the statistical approaches for this novel type of trials in order to evaluate the real-world effectiveness of interventions. Our work in GetReal will specifically explore how databases of routinely collected data (such as electronic health records) could be used to perform pragmatic trials on drugs being developed - minimising confounding by randomisation. This project will provide an exciting opportunity to work with different stakeholder groups across Europe (namely industry, academia, regulatory agencies, HTA bodies, reimbursement agencies, healthcare budget holders, and patient groups)
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will be educated to Post-Graduate degree level Statistics or a related field (PhD level for appointment to Research Associate) and have previous relevant experience of the analysis of large complex datasets related to healthcare. You will be expected to publish work in peer-reviewed journals therefore an emerging track record publication is expected. A broad-based experience in randomised trials, statistical modelling and simulation methods, and Bayesian inference would be a distinct advantage

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:18

Department: School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Carry out scoping and formal systematic reviews around the use of routinely collected data to enhance the efficiency of conducting clinical trials, particularly in asthma research. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator and project team, develop strategies and implement emerging strategies of using routinely collected data for enhancing the efficiency of conducting clinical trials, using asthma as an exemplar disease condition. Obtain necessary permissions to access and interrogate routinely collected data
Minimum Requirements: A degree and a PhD in epidemiology, statistics, health economics or a related discipline. Strong record of publication in peer-reviewed journals. A sound understanding of research methods in healthcare. Significant experience of managing and analysing routinely collected data. Experience of project management. Experience in conducting systematic reviews
Preferred Requirements: Experience of patient involvement in research and public engagement/knowledge transfer. Clinical experience in health and social care. Understanding of asthma and clinical trials

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:15

Department: The Department of Philosophy
Duration: 1 y        Workload: part-time
Duties: This research project deals with the question of whether there is mathematical content to national mathematical cultures: clearly, there are differences in the mathematical styles of researchers from different countries. The research project links mathematics (the object of the study), philosophy, formal methods in the humanities (such as literary studies), and empirical methods in the social sciences (such as sociology and cognitive psychology)
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for a talented and dedicated young researcher with a Masters degree in philosophy or another relevant subject (e.g., logic, sociology, psychology) with a strong philosophical background and interest in mathematics. Some mathematical background, as well as experience in empirical research in a social science context are desired

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:15

Department: Office of PVC Academic
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised data analyst to join the Analytics Project team within our Study Experience strategic change programme. You will be responsible for undertaking new analyses of student performance, activity and feedback data and to create the insight our faculty and student support staff require to support our students achieve their study goals
Minimum Requirements: First degree or equivalent or work experience at a comparable level. Experience of creating andmaintaining visualisations to present complex data in a meaningful way. Experience of data manipulation using SAS, SPSS or a similar analytical tool to prepare and analyse large datasets. Experience in managing and updating a range of web presences. Proven ability in translating complex data specifications into organisation-specific requirements and in analysing and explaining statistical and other complex data and ideas to others who do not have a technical background
Preferred Requirements: SAS Certification. Experience of using Tableau to create data visualisations

Deadline: December 11, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:14

Department: Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main purpose of the research is to disentangle and characterize the neurobiological, genetic, psychological and environmental factors contributing to the development of severe mental disorders. The research area is computational biology/biostatistics, with a focus on analysis of large amounts of brain imaging and whole genome data. The project will investigate polygenic effects in psychiatric disorders, and relationship to brain function using MRI
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate: is ambitious and highly motivated for pursuing a career in science; holds a PhD in molecular genetics, biostatistics, computational neuroscience or equivalent; has a strong background and interest in molecular genetics, neuroscience and statistics, and an excellent publication record; has methodological and/or applied expertise, experience with multivariate analysis, statistical modelling, and MatLab, R or Python. Background in population or evolutionary genetics or microarray statistic can also be useful, as well as some knowledge of molecular genetics

Deadline: December 10, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:14

Workload: 100%
Duties: anaging the global planning core team on a weekly basis. Organizing the global communication on the planning process. Preparing and managing the global planning calendar. Preparing and developing of the planning guidelines and principles. Coordinating the global planning community, including organization of workshops, leading meetings, web casts and calls. Creating global plan deliverables on behalf of group controller (e.g. GEC global segmented plan, group board plan, etc.). Being responsible for ad-hoc analysis with respect to plan related requests from M&A, FINMA, Auditors and other stakeholders. Being involved in projects to improve the planning process and platform. Collaborating with the performance reporting analysts and supporting the quarterly reporting process as appropriate
Minimum Requirements: A university degree (e.g. Master in Finance) with a quantitative background. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with the business, either in the finance industry or other quantitative background. Great organizational and project management skills. Knowledge of the corporate financial consolidation in a global environment is very important. Knowledge of planning & performance management (PPM)/controlling/management, accounting principles and processes are important. Knowledge of Finance/Accounting (if possible in Re-/Insurance) is important. Knowledge of EPM/BI and consolidation software (e.g. SAP BPC/BW; Cognos/Hyperion) are important. Excellent language and communication skills in English are key
Preferred Requirements: Experience in global cross-team interaction and working closely with financial accounting teams is an advantage. Experience with MS Office applications: in particular excel and power point are essential, word is desired. Spanish and German are an advantage

Published: November 21, 2014   08:07

Department: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will lead computational efforts aimed at creating a pipeline for automatic analysis of data acquired using high-resolution single-molecule Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) methods (smFISH, HD-FISH). The project will rely on high-end image processing techniques designed to extract fine details of genome architecture from 3D images of chromosomes in their natural context. The candidate will use mathematical modeling to develop a quantitative framework capturing the behavior of DNA inside human nucleus
Minimum Requirements: A person is eligible for a position as postdoctoral research fellow if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc. A PhD in physics, mathematics, engineering or computational science is required. The candidate should have an expertise in 3D image processing and analysis, preferably with experience in deconvolution methods. Available computational tools in the Bienko lab include custom-made scripts developed in MATLAB and Python, hence proficiency in these languages is required. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in mathematics and physics with passion for biology and desire to learn new methods

Deadline: December 9, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:06

Department: Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology
Duration: 1, 5+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A key requirement of this role is to assist with the efficient collection, processing, validation and quality assurance of study data from various trials. The role holder will also work closely together with the Trial Manager to ensure an efficient service of communicating with trial recruiting sites and replenishing any necessary supplies at sites
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for someone with experience of data entry and data management, excellent communication skills and experience of working on a clinical trial or in a medical research environment. Experience of word processing, using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access are also essential requirements for this post

Deadline: December 4, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:05

Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Workload: 100%
Duties: Under the general leadership of the relevant senior statistician in the ESH theme and the GSK co-supervisor (Prof Nicky Best), to be responsible for all aspects of the research projects, including defining the direction of the work, conducting the research, analysing the data, preparing the work for publication and disseminating the results at meetings. To present their work at seminars within the MRC BSU, at internal GSK meetings, and at external meetings. To contribute to unit-wide discussions on developments within the MRC BSU, particularly in the use of new techniques
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Statistics or a relevant quantitative subject or be in the final stages of obtaining their PhD. Some research experience in an area of medical statistics. Sound knowledge of statistical software. Demonstrable ability to extend existing statistical methodology to new situations. Able to plan and manage tasks to a timetable. Experience in presenting scientific work, both written and orally. Demonstrable ability to effectively communicate novel statistical concepts to a non-statistical scientific audience
Preferred Requirements: PhD in Statistics in methodological aspects of meta-analysis or other forms of quantitative evidence synthesis/bias modelling or in applied Bayesian biostatistics. Considerable postdoctoral research experience in meta-analysis, quantitative evidence synthesis, bias modelling and/or Bayesian biostatistics. Experience in statistical programming and examples of developing software that is publicly available in either Stata or R

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:03

Department: School of Informatics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Plan and undertake original research in data science, including securing external research funding and leading post-graduate and post doctoral researchers within a personal research programme. Maintain a demonstrably high level of high quality research activity by disseminating research findings by producing first author and co-authored papers for publication, presentation at conferences etc. Supervision and guidance of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers. Teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral level courses. Make significant contribution to the School’s teaching (course/module offerings and methods)
Minimum Requirements: PhD and experience as an established academic in specialist area. Ability to attract research funding as an independent researcher. A track record of first author and/or collaborative publications in high quality journals and international conferences. Have experience of initiating and leading research. Strong relevant research and teaching skills

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 21, 2014   08:03

Abteilung: Invest­ment & Colla­teral Mana­gement
Dauer: 2-3 m
Aufgaben: Das Investment Management-Team ist verantwortlich für die strategische Steuerung und Analyse der Kapitalanlagen des Hannover Rück-Konzerns im Hinblick auf ausgewogene Risiko-/Ertragsverhältnisse. Sie arbeiten an der Schnittstelle von Mathematik und Programmierung und werden durch die Entwick­lung, Implementierung und Dokumentation von finanzmathematischen Algorithmen, meist in Matlab, zu diesem Ziel bei­tragen
Anforderungen: Sie befinden sich im Master-Studium der (Wirt­schafts)-Mathematik oder der Wirtschafts­informatik mit mathematischem Schwerpunkt; Sie verfügen über sehr gute Kenntnisse in der Programmierung (idealerweise in Matlab) und in der numerischen Mathematik; Sie bringen sehr gute Deutsch- und mindestens gute Englischkenntnisse mit

Published: November 20, 2014   16:53

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: November 20, 2014   16:44

Department: Institute for Mathematics
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: It is desired that the candidates are willing to cooperate on one of the research topics of the chair of Prof. A. Schlömerkemper, e.g., on formation of microstructures in materials: defects, fracture or martensitic phase transformations in shape-memory alloys, on complex fluids or on magnetic materials
Minimum Requirements: The candidates should have or be about to get a PhD degree in mathematics or a related subject. Candidates should have a strong analytical background in the calculus of variations and/or in partial differential equations and should be interested in applications in the sciences. The position also includes teaching of five hours per week during term times. At the beginning, teaching can be provided in English, but the candidate is expected to teach in German after a certain time (to be negotiated)

Published: November 20, 2014   16:40

Department: Faculty of Mathematics and Economics
Duration: 3+3 y
Duties: Teaching includes courses for students in our mathematical programs and our teacher training program as well as mathematical courses for students in other programs of study. Collaboration within the faculty and the university as well as the acquisition of third party funding is desired
Minimum Requirements: A successful candidate should be an excellent young researcher with a focus in computer algebra specializing for example in number theory, algebraic geometry, cryptography, combinatorics, or symbolic computation

Deadline: January 2, 2015 | Published: November 20, 2014   09:05

Duration: 2 y
Duties: Within the project of a third-party funding, the applicant will develop new algorithms for special technical applications and put these into software
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must at a minimum hold a master’s degree in mathematics, physics or computer science. Applicants with PhDs are welcome. The successful candidate should have profound knowledge on at least two of the fields: Modeling of time-harmonic waves, Efficient numerical methods for the solution of Maxwell’s equations, Numerical methods of nonlinear optimization and optimal control

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 20, 2014   08:00

Department: Institute of Child Health
Duration: 22+ m        Workload: 40%
Duties: The Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative care seeks to appoint a Research Associate interested in pursuing research which contributes to the understanding and improvement of the lives of children with-life limiting conditions and life-threatening illnesses and their families. A background in any of a number of health related or social science disciplines would be appropriate
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. public health, epidemiology, medical sociology, health psychology, nursing, education) & a BSc or MSc in a quantitative subject. The successful applicant will also have experience using quantitative methods alone as well as part of mixed methods studies. Excellent communication and organizational skills along with the ability to be flexible and adaptable are a must

Deadline: December 2, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   13:53

Department: Department of DTU Wind Energy
Duration: 3 y
Duties: The goal of the research is to develop new and improve existing probabilistic methods for wind turbine design which lead to reduced uncertainties and improved reliability. The main focus areas will be probabilistic models for environmental conditions, design loads and material properties, Impact of aeroservoelastic models on design, structural reliability and predictive O&M with health monitoring
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent in Mechanical engineering or allied discipline. Specialization in structural reliability. Good knowledge in at least one and preferably all of these disciplines: Statistics and probability theory; Reliability; Time series analysis; Structural dynamics; Aeroelastic modelling and design; Wind turbine design standardization; finite-element modelling
Preferred Requirements: Work experience with wind energy is an advantage. Good teaching skills are an advantage

Deadline: December 2, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   13:43

Department: Department of Statistical Science
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Biostatistician to collaborate on various health research studies and clinical trials conducted at UCL and the associated NHS Trusts. The post holder will be based in the Department of Statistical Science and will be accountable to Professor Rumana Omar (Head, Biostatistics Group). Health research at UCL, UCLH and the Royal Free Hospital provides a dynamic environment and excellent opportunity for the right applicant to develop a career as a Medical Statistician
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should possess a PhD in Statistics/Medical Statistics or equivalent work experience and an MSc in Statistics/Medical Statistics. It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of working as a statistician in a health research environment, previous involvement in clinical trials and/or observational studies in health research and strong organisational and communication skills

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 19, 2014   11:33

Department: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Duration: 14 m
Duties: CFD modelling of multiphase fluid flow and heat transfer using OpenFOAM
Minimum Requirements: A background in Computational Fluid Dynamics, multiphase flow or heat transfer; sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop new models and methodologies
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of the open source CFD code OpenFOAM

Deadline: December 18, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   11:12

Department: Singapore-ETH Centre
Duties: This project develops a holistic perspective on the various aspects of security of energy supply and resilience of energy systems by coupling multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) with the application of resilience indices to typical planning problems, including uncertainty analysis for long-term energy planning, exemplified by dedicated case studies. In this way it can be ensured that state-of-the-art scientific analyses and developments can be made available to decision and policy makers
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate has a Bachelor or Master’s degree in an Engineering and/or Decision Science discipline (e.g. Civil, Industrial, Operations Research, Systems), or other relevant discipline like Computer Science, a good research background, and strong analytical and operations research skills.. Additionally, the candidate has good scientific writing skills (English)
Preferred Requirements: Good experience with relevant programming language is a plus

Published: November 19, 2014   08:47

Department: Diabetes Trials Unit (DTU)
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The postholder will carry out the following duties; 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: You should have 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 is essential for these positions. Experience with R would be an asset

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:24

Department: Cell & Developmental Biology
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Deep sequencing, data management, data analysis, feature extraction from large-scale biological datasets. Novel algorithm development for presenting and analysing RNA structure, related software solution implementation. To establish novel bioinformatics analysis pipelines for newly collected transcriptome data. To interact with lab collaborators, NBI bioinformatics research community; to prepare and present research results, presentations, reports and manuscripts, to attend internal and external meetings
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Bioinformatics. Understanding of analysing big biological datasets. Understanding of data-driven algorithm design and related software solution implementation. Proficiency in computer programming, e.g. Java, Python, or C. Proficiency in statistical analysis on big datasets using R or MATLAB
Preferred Requirements: Understanding of genome analysis and data mining skills. Modelling and simulation. Data driven algorithm design. Data mining, machine learning. Extensive experience in genomic data analysis. Extensive experience in data mining

Deadline: December 18, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:19

Department: Medical Research Council Project
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder will collaborators to develop methods for phasing large human data sets. The developed methods will combine heuristic methods such as long-range phasing and probabilistic methods such as Hidden Markov Models and will need to scale to data sets with sequence level information on millions of individuals and needs to be able to handle highly heterogeneous input data (no pedigree information, pedigrees of different depth, population structures of different type, and a wide variety of genomic data (e.g. SNP, GBS, low-coverage and high-coverage sequence)
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in Human Genetics, Quantitative Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics, Biology, Mathematics or some related area. Computer programming will form a significant component of the research and so she/he will be expected to have relevant experience or be willing to learn

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:19

Department: Computational Genetics Research Group
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder will work with collaborators to develop strategies related to the application of genomic selection and phenomics in wheat breeding programs. This will involve genomic prediction of breeding values, genotype imputation, genome wide association studies, and the development of methods for analysing “phenomics” and genomic selection data simultaneously. The post-holder will join a computational genetics research group within the Division of Genetics and Genomics at the Institute
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in Animal or Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics, Biology, Mathematics or a related area. Data analysis will form a significant component of the research and so she/he will be expected to have relevant experience or be willing to learn

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:15

Department: DTU Compute
Duties: The professor will play an active role in defining, developing and profiling the future research in Data Science and Complexity at DTU Compute. This includes planning, collecting, handling, analysis and presentation of big data arising from social networks and large scale databases to physical and medical experiments, and real time monitoring. A key challenge is to use data to understand complex systems from physical and technical systems to social systems. This requires invoking one or more disciplines from the department’s research areas. To ensure the basic foundation of the research area of data science and complexity as well as its practical use for society we welcome applicants oriented toward basic science as well as application oriented research. The teaching duties of the professor encompass development of study programmes within Data Science and Complexity at bachelor, master and PhD level. The professor is expected to advance e-learning as an important pedagogical tool in ...
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should demonstrate the ability to combine theoretical knowledge with the development of computational methods in order to address problems arising in Data Science and Complexity. Applicants must demonstrate leading-edge research in one or more disciplines directly relevant for Data Science and Complexity. The ability to obtain research funding and form industrial collaborations. Notable achievements will be expected within research/innovation and research-related leadership, and generally, high achievements are expected in extension to the qualifications stipulated for the position

Deadline: January 10, 2015 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:13

Department: Institute of Insurance Science
Duties: The duties include contributing to the teaching activities of the institute. For a half position the teaching duty is max. two hours per week during the teaching period. The language of the courses is usually English
Minimum Requirements: Prerequisite is a very good master degree in a mathematical or economic field of study or a comparable degree, and interests in future research in at least one of the areas: financial mathematics, life and pension insurance, or optimal control theory

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:12

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Duties: Identify and develop a coherent research strategy, through identifying and promoting individual and collaborative research opportunities. Contribute to developing and promoting the research culture of the Department and School. Take an appropriate part in the teaching activity of the University by various methods of delivery, to undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the discipline area. Undertake administrative, representative and associated tasks as required
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a strong research track record, at a high international level, in any branch of mathematics that will contribute to the dynamic research environment within the Maxwell Institute. They must also be able to engage in the standard Heriot-Watt undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics teaching programmes, including supervising PhD students

Deadline: December 18, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:10

Department: Information, Services and Systems
Workload: 100%
Duties: Leading the analysis and co-ordination of annual HESA, HEFCW, NSS and other statistical returns for submission to external bodies together with communicating findings from data analysis to staff/senior management. This will include analysing key outputs from student and other data from within the University. Managing cross cutting data collation and reporting projects, such as Key Information Sets. Leading on the production of regular management information reporting throughout the University, including student population, retention and completion statistics
Minimum Requirements: Good honours degree in a relevant mathematical related discipline e.g. Maths, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science. Proven experience of effectively working in a leadership management role in a HE environment. A working knowledge of the use of management information to support decision making. Relevant experience in high level data analysis and writing high level reports. Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Preferred Requirements: Postgraduate qualification in Mathematics or other numerate discipline. Equivalent relevant professional experience of data analysis and statistical reporting

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:08

Department: Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: To extend and develop secondary analytic practice in working with complex qualitative longitudinal data. Contribute to dissemination of findings by preparing publication materials for referred journals, presenting work at conferences, or exhibiting work at other appropriate events. Liaise/collaborate/work on original research tasks with colleagues at the University of Edinburgh and the wider NCRM
Minimum Requirements: You will have a demonstrated interest in methodology and insight into the intellectual challenge of working with large volumes of combined cross-sectional and longitudinal qualitative data. You will be confident with data analysis software, have some knowledge of the qualitative longitudinal research methodological literature and an ability to work collegially with others. Knowledge of the substantive literature around gendered caring for and about others would also be an advantage

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:07

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The candidate will have to develop independent research programs related to probability theory. The area of research is probability theory, including multi-disciplinary research with other areas of mathematics; the area of teaching is probability, statistics and mathematical analysis courses at bachelor-Master’s-doctoral level, and all basic courses in mathematics
Minimum Requirements: Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc). PhD or equivalent. Demonstrated ability in multi-disciplinary research is required
Preferred Requirements: Good knowledge of Italiani s preferred

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:07

Department: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Duration: 3 y +        Workload: 100%
Duties: Duties include: developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. The role holder will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required, and to assist in the preparation of proposals and applications to external bodies. You must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. You may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to research area
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Statistics or closely related discipline before commencing the Fellowship

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:03

Department: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holders will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating their research area
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidates will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Statistics or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 19, 2014   08:00

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

Published: November 18, 2014   10:02

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

Deadline: November 30, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   09:57

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: November 18, 2014   09:44

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: November 18, 2014   09:44

Abteilung: Aktuariat
Aufgaben: Nachkalkulation von Tarifen und Erstellung der technischen Berechnungsgrundlagen sowie Unterstützung beim Zustimmungsverfahren mit dem mathematischen Treuhänder; Neukalkulation von Tarifen mit Analysen und Grobkalkulationen zur Entscheidungsfindung; Mitarbeit in Arbeitskreisen und Projekten zur Produktentwicklung; Optimierung der Mittel aus der Rückstellung für Beitragsrückerstattung für die Limitierung von Beitragsanpassungen; Erstellen von Fachvorgaben bei Beitragsanpassungen, Limitierungen usw; Durchführung von Analysen und Sonderauswertungen zu Schaden- und Bestandsverläufen; Mitarbeit bei kalkulatorischen Grundsatzfragen/Projektarbeit zu aktuariellen Themen; Aufbereitung und Präsentation der erarbeiteten Ergebnisse vor Entscheidergremien
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium der Mathematik, Statistik oder in einem vergleichbaren Studiengang; Aufgeschlossenheit gegenüber vertrieblichen, betriebswirtschaftlichen und juristischen Fragestellungen; Gutes Ausdrucksvermögen in mündlicher und schriftlicher Form
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Laufende oder abgeschlossene Aktuarsausbildung bzw. versicherungsmathematische Ausbildung (ansonsten Bereitschaft zur entspr. Ausbildung auf Kosten der Gesellschaft); SAS-Kenntnisse; Projekterfahrung

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   09:33

Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop and apply new techniques using earth observation data to isolate key processes in surface-atmosphere feedbacks, analyse atmospheric model output on a range of scales to quantify, feedback processes and evaluate the models using observations, write scientific papers detailing research findings, collaborate with partners in UK and overseas
Minimum Requirements: Have a 2.1 degree in either physical sciences or mathematics with element/modules of computing, plus a PhD in a numerate science degree (preferably meteorology), or at least a Masters degree with relevant experience, demonstrate a solid understanding of meteorological processes, have proven ability in analysing scientific datasets to a high standard, and presenting results in scientific conferences

Deadline: December 4, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:33

Department: The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: In this position you will provide statistical leadership and high level and specialist biostatistical analyses, support, advice and training to clinical and laboratory researchers within the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and to participate in and lead research projects in the Department. You will also support and provide mentorship to other statistical staff employed in the Department through grants or other funding and supervise research students
Minimum Requirements: You will have a higher degree in biostatistics, medical statistics or applied statistics and have extensive experience working as a statistician in a biomedical setting

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:32

Department: Department of Health Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: In this position you will develop and carry out independent research, contributing as a team member to the Cancer Research UK project (“Development and application of statistical methods to maximize the increased opportunities made available in the UK with more detailed population-based cancer data”. The post will involve the development and application of statistical methods using population-based cancer data. The post will require high-level expertise in biostatistics/medical statistics/applied statistics
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD (or relevant MSc plus equivalent extensive research experience) in relevant area (medical statistics/cancer epidemiology) and be able to provide evidence of research productivity (including high-quality research publications, presentations)

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:32

Workload: 100%
Duties: Rejoignez la Direction Financière dont une des missions est de déterminer les indicateurs de rentabilité vie tel que l’European Embedded Value (EEV). Ces indicateurs s’inscrivent pleinement au coeur de la nouvelle norme de solvabilité des sociétés d’assurance (Solvabilité 2) en permettant notamment de déterminer les BEL (Best Estimate Liabilities). Afin de répondre aux exigences de Solvabilité 2, nos modélisations ont besoin d'être ajustées et revues. Rejoignez l’équipe RMMV où: vous participerez à redéfinir la méthodologie de projection; Vous intégrerez les changements de modélisation; vous calculerez et analyserez l’impact de ces changements: sur l’ensemble des branches (retraite, prévoyance, épargne); sur l'ensemble des indicateurs IRR/NBV/EEV/BEL
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: grande école de commerce ou diplôme universitaire équivalent. Connaissances techniques approfondies en analyse financière
Preferred Requirements: Expérience dans le secteur bancaire ou de l'assurance serait un plus

Published: November 18, 2014   08:31

Department: Equipe Financial Risk Management
Duties: Assister l’équipe dans le suivi des risques de taux et risques sur produits dérivés du Groupe AXA en liaison avec les filiales. Travailler sur l’amélioration des outils de suivi des risques afin de réduire et optimiser les processus de production des livrables. Cette partie du stage fera appel à des compétences de programmation sous Excel/VBA. Participer à la documentation des processus
Minimum Requirements: Profil ingénieur, actuaire, école de commerce avec majeure en finance de marché, en fin d’étude. Une ou plusieurs expériences dans un environnement à forte culture financière. Maîtrise de Microsoft Excel obligatoire; Maîtrise de VBA fortement recommandée; Connaissances en finance de marché recommandée; Anglais courant

Published: November 18, 2014   08:28

Department: Warwick Medical School, Health Sciences
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will undertake research in order to support the work of the department and to develop and enhance its reputation, both internally and externally. You will assist the programme director and project collaborators in the successful development and execution of the project. To undertake epidemiological and quantitative health services research within CLAHRC WM. The CLAHRC WM undertakes high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and supports the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS
Minimum Requirements: A good first degree. PhD (or equivalent research experience) in epidemiology, medical statistics, or test performance. A developing research profile with the ability to publish and/or produce high quality research output. Breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in at least some of the following: epidemiology, medical statistics, test performance or a related field. Excellent ability in the use of a general statistical software package. For example: R, Stata, SAS or SPSS

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:27

Department: The School of Oral and Dental Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will work on a variety of projects primarily funded by the National Institute for Health Research; your main tasks will be to undertake data preparation and statistical analyses, to contribute to writing papers for publication, and you may be required to assist with the preparation of grant applications. You will also be encouraged to develop your own research interests. Although your main responsibility will be research, you may also contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes
Minimum Requirements: You should have some experience in medical statistics, a good first degree, and an MSc in medical statistics or a related discipline or equivalent research experience

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:24

Workload: 100%
Duties: Faire l’analyse de marge technico-technique (fiabilisation des ajustements, chargements sur primes..) sur une partie du périmètre des produits Vie Individuelle (détermination et justification de la marge), Identifier et effectuer les corrections à mener sur les bases techniques pour réduire la marge non expliquée (suivi mensuel); Mener des études pour affiner nos projections dans le cadre des exercices prévisionnels (provisions techniques, résultat de mortalité); Participer aux développements d’outils pour optimiser nos process
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: écoles d'Actuariat (ISUP, ENSAE, ISFA, ...)/Master Mathématiques et Statistiques/Master en Modélisation; bonne maîtrise de la programmation informatique, particulièrement SAS

Published: November 18, 2014   08:21

Workload: 100%
Duties: Au sein de la Direction Actuariat et Assurances de Personnes, vous aurez pour missions: Participer aux études sur la sinistralité en vue de fiabiliser les calculs de provisions pour sinistres à payer dans un cadre «Solvabilité 2»; Mettre en place et automatiser des tableaux de bords pour une meilleure maîtrise de nos engagements; Optimiser le processus des exercices prévisionnels (intégration de points de contrôle, automatisation des tâches récurrentes manuelles sous SAS)
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: écoles d'Actuariat (ISUP, ENSAE, ISFA, ...)/Master Mathématiques et Statistiques/Master en Modélisation; bonne maîtrise de la programmation informatique, particulièrement SAS

Published: November 18, 2014   08:19

Department: Equipe Group Claims
Duties: La mission est d’assurer la qualité et la mise à disposition d’indicateurs de suivi des Initiatives Sinistres (Fraude, Recours, Corporelle, Revue de sinistres clos, …) par la production de reportings trimestriels standardisés et/ou de demandes spécifiques. 1) Reportings trimestriels standardisés: Obtenir auprès des différentes entités les indicateurs de suivi des Initiatives Claims; Contrôler la qualité des données obtenues, et en particulier s’assurer de l’adéquation avec les méthodologies et définitions; Produire le reporting consolidé Group; Difuser les reportings; Etudier la possibilité d’améliorer le processus de reporting et sa mise en œuvre (automatisation). 2) Répondre à des demandes ponctuelles et spécifiques relatives à l’aspect qantitatif des Initiatives: Définition et mise en place de nouveaux indicateurs; Analyse et étude
Minimum Requirements: Ecole d’ingénieur ou Master 2 équivalent – Spécialité: statistiques; Maîtrise d’Excel et du langage VBA; Connaissance de l’Assurance Dommage et de ses principaux indicateurs

Published: November 18, 2014   08:15

Department: General Insurance
Workload: 100%
Duties: Structuring and implementation of alternative risk financing solutions for national and international corporate clients; Measuring exposure and analyzing risk; Determining technical price according to certified/agreed pricing process; Quoting and setting coverage; Negotiating terms & conditions; Staying abreast of regulatory framework development, specifically Solvency II; Building relationships in support of customer/business acquisition and retention; Proactively contributing ideas and work for the development of new or enhanced propositions based on technical, customer and distributor insights; Implementing agreed technical standards, controls, practices and procedures, thereby maintaining underwriting discipline; Contributing to short term, defined scope projects
Minimum Requirements: College or University degree (economics with a quantitative focus); 7+ years of professional experience in industrial insurance or reinsurance environment; Proven experience as a Captive Specialist; Solvency II literate, must particularly be skilled for pillar 1, preferably also pillar 2; Solid experience in working in a global, multi-cultural environment; Strong customer orientation and relationship building skills. The travel requirement is up to 30 %

Published: November 18, 2014   08:08

Abteilung: Institut für Mathematische Stochastik
Dauer: 3 y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Mögliche Promotionsthemen liegen im Bereich der Punktprozesstheorie und der mathematischen räumlichen Statistik. Die Stelle ist mit zwei Semesterwochenstunden Lehrverpflichtung (Übungstutorat) verbunden
Anforderungen: Erfolgreiche Bewerberinnen und Bewerber verfügen über einen sehr guten Master oder gleichwertigen Abschluss in Mathematik mit Schwerpunkt Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie oder mathematischer Statistik. Vorhandene Kenntnisse in der Theorie der räumlichen Punktprozesse oder in räumlicher Statistik sind von Vorteil, ebenso Programmiererfahrung in R oder einer ähnlichen Sprache des wissenschaftlichen Rechnens

Deadline: December 7, 2014 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:04

Department: Faculty of Environment
Workload: 100%
Duties: The University of Leeds is seeking to appoint a research leader to join the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy (CSAP) within the School of Geography. The successful candidate will play an important role in helping to lead the establishment of big data analytics in both teaching and research

Deadline: January 23, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:03

Department: School of Computing and Communications
Duration: 18 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: To work on the DIVIDEND project (Distributed Heterogeneous Vertically IntegrateD ENergy Efficient Data centres) funded by the CHIST-ERA scheme. To work on the DIVIDEND project (Distributed Heterogeneous Vertically IntegrateD ENergy Efficient Data centres) funded by the CHIST-ERA scheme. You will join a vibrant research team investigating novel compiler and runtime optimisations of energy-efficiency for data centre applications. Your primary duty will be to publish high quality research in journal/conference outlets of interest to the group
Minimum Requirements: You are expected to have a strong background in Computer Science, particularly in compilers or operating systems. You are expected to hold or be nearing completion of your PhD studies. Exceptional candidates with strong publications and a Master degree in related subjects can also be considered

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:03

Department: Department of Computer Science
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aim of this project is the design and analysis of algorithms/mechanisms that allocate goods or resources to a group of selfish parties that act in competition
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in the area of Computer Science or related discipline with research experience in the areas of Algorithmic Game Theory, Algorithmic Mechanism Design and/or Combinatorial Optimisation and/or Approximation Algorithms

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:02

Department: Materials, Mechanics & Structures
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This research will explore and develop a novel coupled approach for the analysis of thermo-mechanical processes across multiple scales by considering recent advances in the field of finite element based methods and molecular dynamics
Minimum Requirements: Students should have, or expect to obtain, a first-class honours degree, or a distinction at MSc level in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics or a closely related discipline. Students should be able to demonstrate an interest in Computational Mechanics and Software Engineering, and should have good written and oral presentation skills. Previous experience with programming languages such as C++, Fortran and software tools such as Matlab and Abaqus would be beneficial

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:02

Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences
Duration: Permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: Primary duties will be research and teaching. You should have shown exceptional promise and ability and possess an excellent record of original research achievements commensurate with your stage of career. It is expected that you will develop a high quality research programme within pure mathematics
Minimum Requirements: Applications are sought from mathematicians with a PhD or similar research experience in any area of pure mathematics which interacts with or complements the research activities in the Pure Mathematics Group. You must have, or expect soon to be awarded, a PhD in Pure Mathematics (or have equivalent research experience)

Deadline: January 30, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:01

Department: Computing and Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder will be expected to deliver teaching in our data science and computing programmes, as well as demonstrate expertise across one or more of the following themes: Application of statistical models using tools such as SAS, R, SPSS or COGNOS. Big Data application architecture. Data Science tool/application development. Expertise in database technology, including SQL and NoSQL. Ability to translate and successfully communicate technical analyses to both technical and non-technical audiences. Additionally the post-holder will make an appropriate contribution to the development of the department’s curricula in relation to applied statistics/Big Data/data science
Minimum Requirements: First Degree or Masters in relevant subject. PhD in relevant subject. Commitment to and understanding of research and scholarship. Subject expertise in one or more of the following: SQL, NoSQL, SAS, R, SPSS or COGNOS. Evidence of an established research profile in databases, information retrieval, data science, big data. Experience of teaching at HE level
Preferred Requirements: Membership of professional bodies. Evidence of continuing professional development. Fellowship status with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Experience of PhD student supervision. Experience in preparing bids for external research funding. Knowledge and expertise in at least one other subject area (e.g. applied statistics, regression, simulation, data visualisation, etc.)

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:01

Department: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Duration: 3 y +        Workload: 100%
Duties: The role holder will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required, and to assist in the preparation of proposals and applications to external bodies. You must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. You may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to research area
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics before commencing the Fellowship and duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:01

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The PhD student will work on a project sponsored by the Dutch technology foundation STW and co-financed by industry. The goal of this project is to develop hearing aid noise reduction algorithms that maintain the spatial correctness or more generally, the naturalness of a given acoustical situation, in addition to the more conventional hearing aid goals of improving sound quality and speech intelligibility. This is expected to lead to binaural noise reduction algorithms which can fully exploit the tradeoff between noise reduction and spatial correctness and which generally perform significantly better than existing state-of-the-art noise reduction algorithms
Minimum Requirements: The applicant should have an MSc degree with a background in electrical engineering, physics, computer science or mathematics, and preferably strong knowledge and interest in speech processing. Programming experience in C/C++ and/or MATLAB is expected

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 18, 2014   08:00

Department: Fiduceo
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 65%
Duties: As FIDUCEO PhD student, you will work on recalibrating the satellite raw data in order to meet the requirements for a climate data records. Together with a FIDUCEO postdoc, you will develop techniques for the recalibration, validation, and scientific application of the data. You will also be associated with the PhD school of the Cluster of Excellence on “Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction (CliSAP)
Minimum Requirements: We expect a master’s or equivalent academic degree in physics, atmospheric science, meteorology, or some related field and the following skills: A strong background in meteorology/atmospheric science, and/or remote sensing. Demonstrated experience in computer programming. Ability to conduct independent work. Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills

Deadline: December 31, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   14:04

Department: Fiduceo
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: As FIDUCEO postdoc, you will work on recalibrating the satellite raw data in order to meet the requirements for a climate data records. Together with a FIDUCEO PhD student, you will develop techniques for the recalibration, validation, and scientific application of the data
Minimum Requirements: We expect you to hold a PhD in physics, atmospheric science, meteorology, or some related field and the following skills: A strong background in meteorology/atmospheric science, and/or remote sensing. Demonstrated experience in computer programming. Ability to conduct independent work. Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills

Deadline: December 31, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   13:30

Department: Department of Mathematics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: All PhD students at the department will be affiliated with one of our six research groups: Algebra and Number Theory, Geometric Analysis and Mathematical Physics, Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Insurance and Economics, Non-commutative Geometry, Statistics and Probability Theory, or Topology
Minimum Requirements: Candidates are expected to have obtained a Master´s degree, or equivalence thereof, before starting

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 17, 2014   12:18

Department: Institute for Mathematics
Duration: 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for a candidate with qualities on both research and teaching who could strengthen or complement the existing research directions in our research group (algebraic geometry, arithmetic geometry, representation theory, Lie theory, non-commutative geometry, integrable systems, and geometric aspects of quantum theory), and further enhance the cohesion within our research group. Besides research, the candidate will have teaching duties both at the bachelor and master level, and will supervise master and/or PhD candidates
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Mathematics or in an adjacent field; a deep and broad understanding of the research field, as is reflected in outstanding publications in the international literature and high profile research projects; experience with initiating, carrying out and supervising research projects; preferably a broad teaching experience reflecting in positive evaluations, a clear vision on education, and a passion for teaching

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 17, 2014   12:17

Department: Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan
Duration: 2+ y
Duties: The research of Professor Germann’s fluid dynamics group focuses on the rheology of viscoelastic fluids that are of industrial relevance (e.g. wormlike micelles, polymeric solutions). The reason for the unusual rheological properties of viscoelastic fluids is their microstructural dynamics. To establish a more fundamental understanding of viscoelastic fluids, her research group investigates the relationship between their rheology and their microstructure. The research approach combines thermodynamic modeling and numerical simulation with laboratory experiments
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for talented individuals who are excited about research. The applicant should hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in applied mathematics or physics. The project will mainly involve the numerical solution and analysis of viscoelastic fluid models. He/she should have a solid background in fluid mechanics. Previous experience with numerical simulations is required. Programming skills in Fortran 95 are beneficial. Fluent spoken and written English is expected

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: November 17, 2014   11:06

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

Published: November 17, 2014   09:56

Department: Centre for Health and Population Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will work to conduct the quantitative analysis from several studies contained within this programme of research. These include a study of the pathway to diagnosis for patients with head and neck and lung cancers, a study validating an assessment tool, for use by professionals in assessing patients with cancer and a database study exploring inequalities in access to hospice care in the region
Minimum Requirements: You will be post-doctoral and have expertise in health services research, in particular quantitative methodologies and data analysis

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:29

Department: Roslin
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The purpose of this position is to develop a novel phasing algorithm that combines heuristic methods such as long-range phasing and probabilistic methods such as Hidden Markov Models for application to large scale human data set. The algorithm needs to be scalable to data sets with sequence level information on millions of individuals and needs to be able to handle highly heterogeneous input data (pedigrees of different type, population structures of different type, and a wide variety of genomic data (e.g. SNP, GBS, low-coverage sequence). Conduct research into the development of the theoretical basis of the phasing algorithm. Implement the algorithm in beta software and test it on real and simulated data
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in Human Genetics, Quantitative Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics, Biology, Mathematics or some related area. Computer programming will form a significant component of the research and so she/he will be expected to have relevant experience or be willing to learn

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:28

Department: Genetics and Genomics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project entitled “GplusE: Genomic selection and environment modelling for next generation wheat breeding”. The post-doctoral researcher will lead the statistical analysis of the data. This will involve genomic prediction of breeding values, genotype imputation, genome wide association studies, and the development of methods for analysing “phenomics” and genomic selection data simultaneously
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in Animal or Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics, Biology, Mathematics or a related area. Data analysis will form a significant component of the research and so she/he will be expected to have relevant experience or be willing to learn

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:28

Department: Centre for Biomedical Modelling and Analysis
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Fellows will work as a cohort in an exciting multidisciplinary research environment, where they will have the opportunity to work across disciplines, learning new skills and experience immersive training mentored by experts. Posts will be suitable for early-career researchers whose expertise spans one or more of the following areas: spatio-temporal modelling, complex networks, algorithm design and parallel architectures, data analytics and visualisation, optical microscopy and image analysis, high throughput -omics, causal modelling of observational data and uncertainty quantification
Minimum Requirements: Candidates, whilst required to have a high level of analytical ability, must be able to communicate complex and conceptual ideas to a range of groups, including scientists from outside the immediate research area and participate as part of an interdisciplinary team to develop new research ideas

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:28

Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will work on a Hub network project concerning the use and uptake of adaptive methods and on methods for multi-arm and multi-stage clinical trials in the first instance. You will also become involved in professional development courses associated with your expertise
Minimum Requirements: Experience of teaching and programming skills using software such as R are desirable, but training on these aspects of the job can be provided

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:28

Department: Energy & Climate Change Group
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Leading the University’s contributions to the design, implementation and management of a large scale longitudinal household panel survey (to be sub-contracted to a specialist agency) which will form the basis for three trial intervention groups and a control. Leading the University’s analysis of survey and fine grained temporal energy consumption monitoring (smart meter) data to establish baseline patterns and to assess the impact of the energy reduction interventions. Contributing to the development of a ‘customer behaviour’ microsimulation model; contributions to iterative intervention design and contributions to trial data documentation and management
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent research experience in a demonstrably relevant subject area and will also need experience and competence in the management and analysis of large scale survey datasets

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:27

Department: Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Numerical implementation of novel, globally convergent optimization algorithms designed for simulation of high-dimensional systems of chemical reactions. Specifically, numerical implementation of proposed algorithms involving a sequence of parametric, sparsely constrained, smooth, large-scale convex optimization problems
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, computational engineering, mathematical engineering, or a related discipline. A comprehensive understanding of and evidence of primary research within numerical optimization is essential. Experience with development of numerical software is essential. Experience with efficient numerical solution of large-scale variational inequalities posed as optimization problems is desirable. No knowledge of biology is expected, but a willingness to work as part of an interdisciplinary team is essential

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:27

Department: School of Social and Community Medicine
Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will study the associations of early life adversity with trajectories of health in mid- and later-life, and will investigate what factors mediate or moderate these associations. This will involve analysis of data from high-quality cohort studies using advanced statistical techniques for longitudinal modelling and mediation analysis, and writing up the results for publication
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD (or equivalent research experience) in Epidemiology, Medical Statistics or a related quantitative discipline and a track record of research published in high impact journals

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:27

Department: The Functional Genomics Software Development
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for a Data Manager/Developer to work with various databases, including ArrayExpress, the existing archive of functional genomics experiments, and BioStudy database, a new data resource that will serve as a generic data archive at EMBL-EBI for biomolecular datasets. Day-to-day management and maintenance of the current ArrayExpress data submission workflows, databases and software, including pipelines for data exchange with other EMBL-EBI resource (e.g. European Nucleotide Archive)
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have a degree in computer science, IT, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related field, or an equivalent of at least 5 years of relevant professional experience including: Minimum of 3 years experience in core Java and Perl programming. Minimum of 2 years experience with database applications and relational databases: SQL, Oracle and/or MySQL, PL/SQL. Implementation of workflows and/or pipelines, work with large-scale computing platforms, i.e. LSF

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:27

Department: School of Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The University of Bristol seeks an outstanding candidate to appoint as Professor of Statistical Science (Full Professor in the US system). The Professor of Statistical Science is expected to lead a research programme of the international standard and will be expected to contribute to the nurturing of research groups of academics, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, and to seek funding to grow such groups. The Professor will contribute to our existing comprehensive training in Statistical Science at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking applicants who have demonstrated, or shown potential for, the highest achievement in any area of mainstream Statistics or cognate areas (e.g. applied probability, machine learning, data science, biostatistics)

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:26

Department: School of Mathematics
Duration: Permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: The University of Bristol seeks candidates for one or more Lectureships (equivalent to assistant/associate professorships in US terminology) in Statistical science. The successful candidates will become members of the Probability and Statistics Group within the School of Mathematics
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking applicants who have demonstrated, or shown potential for, the highest achievements in research in any area of mainstream Statistics or cognate areas (e.g. applied probability, machine learning, data science, biostatistics). Successful candidates will have the skills to contribute to our existing comprehensive training in Statistical Science at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:26

Department: Academic Faculties
Workload: 100%
Duties: Improvement in animal and human health will increasingly be driven by the integration of large bioveterinary/biomedical data sets (patient data, surveillance data, epidemic/pandemic data) with next-generation, high throughput technologies, such as genomics, epigenomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and biological imaging. The potential for these approaches to contribute to improved animal and human health through new treatments, diagnostics and general healthcare, is transformational. Building the capacity in the skills needed for analysing these large datasets remains a major challenge
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record, will have an established history of attracting substantial research funding. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of scholarship in medically or biologically relevant Data Science, but will also be someone with enthusiasm for linking data sets derived from different domains within the areas of animal and human health and disease. An important consideration will be how the individual will add value to, help to coordinate and inspire the substantial community already working in the general field of Complex and Big Data at Bristol

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:24

Department: Life Sciences
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We seek an individual to develop cutting-edge analysis and data-mining techniques for multi-neuron recording data, and apply those techniques to the analysis of extensive data-sets. You will be expected to make major contributions to the real-time, high-throughput implementation of the algorithms; to analyse and interpret experimental data from collaborators; and take responsibility for meeting deadlines and milestones in the project
Minimum Requirements: You will hold a PhD in a related discipline (e.g. computational neuroscience, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering), have good programming skills and experience in either neurophysiological data or computational modelling of neural circuits

Deadline: December 11, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:24

Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will join a research team to work on an exciting project to develop a biophysically detailed computer model for the human heart at whole organ level funded by The University of Manchester Intellectual Property Ltd (UMIP)
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD or equivalent experience in computational cardiology, applied mathematics, physics or a related discipline, and experience in scientific computation and visualisation. Experience in parallel computations will be advantageous

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:15

Department: Faculty of Science
Duration: 2 + 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Perform original research in the field of Harmonic analysis on Lie groups and/or locally symmetric spaces. Limited teaching activity of 3 hours per week, limited administrative duties. Interact with the other members of the research group. Develop international contacts and collaborations
Minimum Requirements: Finished PhD of high quality. Interesting high quality publications (or at least preprints). Research experience in Harmonic analysis on Lie groups or a related field

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 17, 2014   09:15