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Workload: 100%
Duties: Au sein de la direction Gestion des risques, le stagiaire participera aux activités liées aux différents chantiers du projet Solvabilité II et au modèle interne en prévoyance collectives. Missions principales: Etudes actuarielles/modélisation des risques; Calibration des paramètres du modèle interne Solvabilité II; Automatisation d’outil dans le cadre des travaux de 2nde opinion
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: Actuaire; Universitaire profil statistiques. Compétences techniques: Bonne maîtrise des bases en actuariat; Maitrise des outils bureautiques (Excel notamment); Connaissance du logiciel SAS

Published: November 28, 2014   14:44

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

Published: November 28, 2014   14:37

Department: Direction Développement produit et planification stratégique
Duration: 3-6 mois
Duties: Dans un contexte caractérisé par le lancement de nouveaux projets DATA avec des attentes fortes en terme d’impact business, vous serez en charge: De l’extraction, du ciblage et de la préparation des fichiers de prospects pour les campagnes marketing en collaboration avec les campaigns managers des équipes marketing opérationnels et digital. Des analyses post-campagnes en lien avec le campaigns managers. Du développement de la connaissance client à travers la réalisation d’étude sur le portefeuille client/prospect, la construction de score d’appétence et d’attrition, la segmentation de nos prospects/client. De la réalisation de reporting et d’études ad-hoc pour la Direction générale
Minimum Requirements: Stages de fin d’étude. Etudiant en dernière année d’école d’Ingénieur ou master Universitaire en Statistique. Forte compréhension des enjeux du marketing relationnel. Expérience en gestion des bases de données ACCESS. La maîtrise d’un autre SGBD est un plus. Maîtrise parfaite d’Excel et du langage VBA. Expérience significative avec le logiciel SAS. Expérience dans l’utilisation d’une plate-forme de reporting et d’un CRM. Anglais opérationnel
Preferred Requirements: La maitrise d’un outil de WEB ANALYTICS est un plus. L’utilisation de Business Object et salesforce serait un plus

Published: November 28, 2014   14:33

Abteilung: Rechenzentrum
Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Aufbau des Themenfeldes HPC im Rechenzentrum: Mitarbeit bei der Koordination, Formulierung und Stellung von Anträgen; Begleitung von Ausschreibungen, Systemauswahl und Beschaffung; Entwicklung von Betriebskonzepten (Wartung, Consulting, Administration, Integration in die RZ-Betriebsprozesse). Betreuung des HPC im laufenden Betrieb: Administration; Wartung; Support, Beratung, Einweisung und Schulung der Anwender; Dokumentation; Fortlaufende Weiterentwicklung des Systems und der Organisation
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Studium (Master-Niveau) in einem naturwissenschaftlichen Fach, idealerweise Physik, Bioinformatik oder Informatik. Gute Kenntnis der Organisationsstrukturen und Prozesse an einer Universität (z.B. Antragsstellung/Finanzierung, Kommunikationsstrukturen im wissenschaftlichen Umfeld, Zusammenarbeit mit Planern/Firmen/Behörden). Idealerweise abgeschlossene Promotion zu einem HPC-relevanten Thema. Gute Kenntnisse von IT-Betriebsabläufen (Erfahrung im Rechenzentrums-Betrieb). Sehr gute Kenntnisse in verschiedenen HPC-Architekturen und –Ansätzen (z.B. GPU/CPU-basierte Systeme, Virtualisierung/Cloud-basierte Ansätze, versch. Betriebssysteme, Queuing/Job Scheduling)

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 28, 2014   13:05

Department: Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (DTU Compute)
Duties: The new assistant professor will contribute to the research carried out in the section for Scientific Computing at DTU Compute, in particular within theory and applications of partial differential equations and the associated computational methods. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to the strengthening of activities within PDE constrained optimization. The successful candidate is expected to teach and take part in the development of teaching at the bachelor, master, and PhD levels at DTU. Specifically, applicants should be interested in teaching introductory courses as well as advanced courses in applied mathematics
Minimum Requirements: Candidates for an Assistant Professorship must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). The preferred candidate must have a documented research experience within several of the following subjects in relation to partial differential equations: functional analysis. optimization. large-scale numerical computations. modelling and applications
Preferred Requirements: In particular experience with PDE constrained optimization and applications thereof are preferred

Deadline: February 1, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   11:10

Department: The Faculty of Engineering and the Environment
Duties: A PhD student will join a team studying human responses to whole-body vibration and optimisation of seating comfort. This project will develop a new technique for predicting subjective assessments of sitting comfort from measures of static and dynamic pressure distributions. The research will extend current understanding (used as the basis of standards for evaluating vibration in many forms of transport). The student will use existing equipment (including a unique six-axis motion simulator) in the motion simulation laboratory of the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research to reproduce the motions of high speed craft
Minimum Requirements: This multi-disciplinary studentship is available to candidates with the equivalent of a first class or upper-second class degree in a related discipline (e.g., engineering, physics, psychology, or physiology), having an interest in psychophysical phenomena, statistics, and appropriate mathematical skills

Deadline: May 27, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:55

Department: The Faculty of Engineering and Science
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The two technologies (WECs and OWTs), which are considered in this Postdoc position, need to decrease their cost of energy (COE) in order to become more competitive with other renewable electricity sources. The Postdoc position consists of participation within different larger ongoing research projects focusing on reliability assessments of wave energy converters and offshore wind turbines. Furthermore, this position may include small teaching activities. The position will, among other things, include theoretical work (statistics) and data analysis as well as documentation of research related progress in the form of scientific publications
Minimum Requirements: Experience with more than one of the below-mentioned techniques/topics is, therefore, a requirement for the position: Structural reliability assessments (FORM/SORM and MCS); Calibration of structural safety factors; Programming skills; Structural fatigue modelling (SN-curves, Miners rule, Fracture mechanics); Uncertainty modelling; Statistics and stochastic processes. It is essential that the applicant masters one or more high-level programming languages (Matlab, Fortran, Delphi, C++, Python or the like). Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. Master of Science/PhD

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:53

Department: School of Science & Technology
Duration: until 31.03.2016        Workload: 100%
Duties: The focus of the project element is the creation of accurate neuron and muscle models of the C.elegans nematode and their high-speed execution. The project seeks to deliver improved understanding of how the brain processes information and an exciting simulation environment for computational neuroscientists
Minimum Requirements: Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computing Science, Physics, Mathematics, or a closely related discipline, or a higher degree in the same or related subjects. PhD in a relevant discipline. Knowledge and experience in the creation of neural models for biological signal processing, ideally spiking neural models; expertise in modern neural network simulation environments and model development tools. A high level of software expertise (MATLAB, C, C++, Java, C#, Python and/or equivalent language)
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of FPGA design techniques on Xilinx or Altera devices. Knowledge of modern neural simulation environments such as NEURON, BRIAN, NeuroML, PyNN or equivalent. Membership of relevant professional bodies

Deadline: January 11, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:52

Department: Epidemiology & Public Health
Duration: until 30.09.2017        Workload: 36.25 h a week
Duties: Writing research protocols, devising appropriate literature search strategies, conducting pilot and master searches, retrieving, sifting for eligibility and reading papers, extracting and collating data from eligible manuscripts, conducting a narrative synthesis (and meta-analyses if the data are suitable), preparing Pandhub project reports and infection control guidance as detailed above, and manuscript/s for publication in peer-reviewed journals
Minimum Requirements: Appropriately qualification (i.e. MPH or MSc in Epidemiology/Public Health/Health Protection/Infection Control, or a postgraduate degree in an area related or relevant to infection control/communicable disease control)
Preferred Requirements: A PhD in a relevant area such as Epidemiology, Statistics or Health research

Deadline: December 16, 2014 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:52

Duration: 3 y
Duties: Dveloping analytical strategies for tying together genetic associations with molecular traits such as gene expression levels (eQTLs) and epigenetic marks, integrating information on 3d chromatin interactions
Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree or equivalent qualification in computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, and/or engineering, or a degree in biological science with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical work. Previous experience in developing computational methods and implementing them in software in a scientific context. Proficiency with a high-level programming language (e.g. C++, Java) and/or appropriate scripting languages, and statistical data analysis tools such as R, MATLAB or Python
Preferred Requirements: Expertise in analysis and integration of multiomics data, statistical interpretation and analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets. rior experience in statistical aspects of matrix completion methods and/or Bayesian network learning, preferably in the context of biology. A good foundation in, and previous usage of methods in any of the following fields: statistics, machine learning, matrix factorization, non-parametric statistics, optimisation and mathematical modelling. A background in biology, or previous experience tackling biological question

Deadline: January 11, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:51

Duration: 3 y
Duties: Develop new statistical methods for tying together multi-layered omics data to predict gene/disease associations
Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree or equivalent qualification in computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, and/or engineering, or a degree in biological science with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical work. Previous experience in developing computational methods and implementing them in software in a scientific context. Proficiency with a high-level programming language (e.g. C++, Java) and/or appropriate scripting languages, and statistical data analysis tools such as R, MATLAB or Python
Preferred Requirements: Expertise in analysis and integration of multiomics data, statistical interpretation and analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets. rior experience in statistical aspects of matrix completion methods and/or Bayesian network learning, preferably in the context of biology. A good foundation in, and previous usage of methods in any of the following fields: statistics, machine learning, matrix factorization, non-parametric statistics, optimisation and mathematical modelling. A background in biology, or previous experience tackling biological question

Deadline: January 11, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   09:50

Abteilung: Institut für Datenanalyse und Prozessdesign (IDP)
Pensum: 50%
Aufgaben: Betreuung und Mitarbeit bei der Weiterentwicklung des Risk- & Finance Labs. Dokumentation und Präsentation von Ergebnissen. Mitarbeit im Unterricht
Anforderungen: Sie verfügen über einen Bachelor- oder Masterabschluss in einer natur-, ingenieur- oder finanzwissen-schaftlichen Disziplin und ausgeprägte Stärken im Bereich der mathematischen Modellbildung und Simulation und der Anwendung empirischer Techniken. Sie haben ein starkes Interesse, im Finanzbereich wissenschaftlich zu arbeiten und dabei Ihre Kenntnisse in den spezifischen methodischen Schwerpunkten und Anwendungsgebieten zu vertiefen. Neben der Assistenzstelle ist die Teilnahme an einem weiterführenden Ausbildungsprogramm (z.B. Master) möglich. Wir bieten Ihnen ein Arbeitsumfeld mit attraktiven Anstellungsbedingungen und der Möglichkeit, sich fachlich und persönlich weiterzuentwickeln

Published: November 28, 2014   08:00

Department: DTU Aqua
Duties: The main tasks will involve helping our dynamic team in data handling and analysis. We are working with large and complex datasets involving fishery and biologic data to support scientific work as well as managers, both nationally and internationally. We have a focus on data entry, handling and quality insurance as well as submission of data or data visualizations to end-users. As our group provides data for many different end-users and projects the work can be very diverse with routine tasks as well as more project oriented work
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for a person with good statistical and data handling skills. If you are familiar with R and/or SAS this is an advantage. We would like you to have a sound understanding of databases with a good eye for detail. You need to be able to play a key role in analyzing problems and come up with creative solutions as well as producing methodologies for effective data management. Handling, analysis and visualization of data are key elements in the job and skills within this area are highly relevant

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   08:00

Department: Group Functions and Others
Workload: 100%
Duties: As an Economic Capital Modelling Specialist your main responsibilities will involve: Lead development of key elements of Zurich’s economic capital models (SST/SII/RBC) in close collaboration with other capital modelling teams across the Group, in particular for assessing and allocating diversification effects and the aggregation across risk-types; Interact with FINMA and European regulators (what-if analyses, documentation, calls, etc) with regards to Zurich’s SST and SII capital models in collaboration with Group Legal and Compliance and ZIP; Perform semi-annually detailed analysis of SST/SII/RBC results; Participate in industry practice groups to form industry’s opinion on the solvency regulation; Work closely with the ECM Capital Planning team to support risk-based and economic decision making; Promote further equalisation of Zurich’s RBC and SII economic models; Be responsible for relevant economic capital model documentation
Minimum Requirements: As an Economic Capital Modelling Specialist your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Master in quantitative finance, mathematics or related subjects; One of MBA, CFA, FRM or qualified actuary is required; Several years of experience in the area of economic solvency, risk based capital models and insurance regulation; Solid financial acumen; Excellent understanding of regulatory (SST/SII ) requirements and of Zurich’s economic capital model (RBC/SST/SII); Understanding of Life and General Insurance; Pragmatic problem solver that can cope with imperfect world; Hands-on attitude (spreadsheet, modelling, S ); Critical thinking skills; English essential; Good oral and written presentation skills; MS office proficiency

Published: November 28, 2014   08:00

Department: Department of Engineering
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The key responsibilities and duties are generating Large Eddy Simulations, working with Computational Fluid Dynamics codes, generating complex geometry meshes, pre and postprocessing results, writing reports papers, attending meetings with sponsors and assisting where necessary with teaching
Minimum Requirements: The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are ideally a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics, or the applicant must be close to gaining a PhD

Deadline: January 2, 2015 | Published: November 28, 2014   08:00

Department: Département actuariat corporatif
Duties: L’objectif du stage est de définir/appliquer des méthodes stochastiques avancées pour modéliser la volatilité des réserves dans le cadre de Solvabilité 2 au sein d’AXA Global P&C. Pour ce faire, le stagiaire devra: Appréhender l’activité de réassurance et en particulier le Modèle Interne de Solvabilité (Internal Solvency Model) d’AXA Global P&C. Acquérir puis approfondir les méthodes stochastiques pour évaluer la volatilité des réserves. Comparer les différentes méthodes. Les résultats du stage pourront inclure: Le développement d’un outil permettant d’évaluer le SCR_Reserve (Solvency Capital Requirement for Reserve Risk) selon les différentes méthodes. L’implémentation de nouvelles méthodes stochastiques pour évaluer le SCR_Reserve dans le cadre du modèle interne d’AXA
Minimum Requirements: Type de formation académique souhaitée: Étudiant de dernière année ou année de césure en école d’ingénieur, d’actuariat ou master 2 équivalent. Connaissances techniques, logiciels: probabilités approfondies; statistiques; modélisation; développement informatique (R, Excel, VBA …)
Preferred Requirements: connaissance du marché de l’assurance, des techniques actuarielles classiques et de la directive Solvabilité 2 seraient un plus

Published: November 27, 2014   16:49

Workload: 100%
Duties: Au sein de la direction Gestion des risques, le stagiaire participera aux activités liées aux différents chantiers du projet Solvabilité II et au modèle interne en assurances collectives sur l'acivité internationale. Missions principales: Etudes actuarielles/modélisation des risques. Calibration des paramètres du modèle interne Solvabilité II. Automatisation d’outil dans le cadre des travaux de 2nde opinion
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: Actuaire; Universitaire profil statistiques. Compétences techniques: Bonne maîtrise des bases en actuariat; Maitrise des outils bureautiques (Excel notamment); Connaissance du logiciel SAS

Published: November 27, 2014   16:47

Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: 1) Build and promote data strategic assets for the business: marketing, products, services and tools. Evolve the part of the innovation process linked to data science. Put in place the metrics and the dashboards for data science activity. Define data management strategy: acquisition, flow, process. 2) Understanding operational needs (actuary, marketing, usage) by collaborating with specialized teams. Formalize needs into mathematical models and problems. Explore databases (including very big databases, unstructured or open, big-data like) to find correlation and relations. 3) Problem solving by leveraging adequate problem formalization, propose theoretical solutions based on available tools: Statistical: regression models and statistical analysis; Algorithmic: data mining, clustering, artificial intelligence neural networks, SVM
Minimum Requirements: Scientific education (engineering school, PhD). Deep knowledge in mathematics, statistics, signal processing, regression models and algorithmic. Good knowledge of Big Data architecture and technologies. English - Fluent in speaking and writing. 7 to 10 years of strong professional experience as a data scientist, a researcher or a data analyst in an innovating company. Leadership capability for community creation
Preferred Requirements: Professional experience in digital or actuary is a plus

Published: November 27, 2014   16:46

Department: FamilyProtect
Duration: 3-6 mois
Duties: Le Data Scientist intern sous la direction du responsable datamining interviendra sur 2 projets analytiques stratégiques: Développement d’algorithme de machine Learning pour prédire la probabilité d’achat d’un produit d’assurance protection. De l’extraction, du ciblage et de la préparation des fichiers de prospects pour les campagnes marketing en collaboration avec les campaigns managers des équipes marketing opérationnels et digital. Du développement de la connaissance client à travers la réalisation d’étude sur le portefeuille client/prospect, la construction de scre d’appétence et d’attrition, la segmentation de nos prospects/client. De la réalisation de reporting et d’études ad-hoc pour la Direction générale
Minimum Requirements: La maîtrise de R et de SAS est obligatoire. Etudiant en dernière année ou année de césure
Preferred Requirements: Une exposition à la plateforme HADOOP est un plus ainsi qu’une familiarité avec les concepts de Machine Learning

Published: November 27, 2014   16:42

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

Published: November 27, 2014   16:38

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

Published: November 27, 2014   16:36

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

Published: November 27, 2014   16:33

Abteilung: Fakultät Mathematik, Natur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Aufgaben: Wir suchen eine Persönlichkeit, die fundierte Kenntnisse und praktische Fertigkeiten in dem für die Professur vorgesehenen Fachgebiet besitzt. Neben den Aufgaben in Lehre, Weiterbildung, Forschung und Entwicklung sollen sich die Professorinnen und Professoren in den Selbstverwaltungsgremien der Hochschule engagieren
Anforderungen: Die Bewerberin/der Bewerber soll Statistikerin/Statistiker oder Mathematikerin/Mathematiker sein und praktische Erfahrungen in der Anwendung biostatistischer Methoden insbesondere in der Medizin und/oder in der pharmazeutischen Industrie haben
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Sehr gute Kenntnisse in SAS und R sind erwünscht. Erfahrungen mit statistischen Methoden aus dem Qualitätsmanagement sind vorteilhaft

Deadline: January 23, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   14:22

Department: The Institute for Mathematics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Institute for Mathematics at the University of Münster is seeking to fill the post of a Research Associate. The research is expected to be in the field of geometric analysis, non-linear partial differential equations, differential geometry or mathematical physics
Minimum Requirements: A Diploma or Master degree in Mathematics is required. The successful applicant is expected to have a solid background in either analysis, differential geometry, partial differential equations or mathematical physics

Deadline: January 1, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   12:56

Department: George Institute for Global Health
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a Medical/Applied Statistician to work within the George Institute for Global Health. As a Medical/Applied Statistician you will provide statistical analysis support to the growing research teams and be actively involved in the design of clinical trials and other studies, data preparation and analysis and the preparation and presentation of research reports
Minimum Requirements: To be considered for the Medical/Applied Statistician role you will have a higher degree (PhD or MSc and relevant work experience) in a numerate or computation discipline involving a substantial application of statistics. You will also have excellent programming skills (with either R, Python or STATA) and a demonstrated understanding of statistical concepts and techniques

Deadline: January 12, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   12:54

Department: Research
Workload: 100%
Duties: As a data science Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate, you will be the conduit through which expertise from the University of Essex is transferred to the data science team at Profusion. You will work on developing cutting edge data science techniques using statistics and machine learning on multiple sources of data to uncover hidden business insights
Minimum Requirements: Recent MSc or PhD in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science or related discipline

Published: November 27, 2014   12:30

Department: The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applicants are expected to conduct research in geometry or mathematical physics. The following subjects are of particular interest: symplectic and contact geometry, knot theory, localization techniques in quantum field theory, topological strings, mirror symmetry and related subjects
Minimum Requirements: The holder of a position as postdoctoral researcher must have a PhD degree or equivalent. The PhD degree must have been obtained at the start of the employment and no more than three years prior to the application deadline; however, periods of e.g. sick leave or parental leave are deducted from this three-year period

Deadline: December 15, 2014 | Published: November 27, 2014   12:29

Workload: 100%
Duties: The main technical challenge is to develop and apply state-of-the-art statistical analysis to data from earthquake catalogues and strong ground motion records. The aim is to improve current practice, notably in model discrimination and uncertainty quantification, and to apply the results to a case study on seismic hazard in the UK. Conducting quality control checks on the basic catalogue data – providing a robust catalogue and identifying places where changes in practice have had a systematic effect. Developing algorithms for determining a single catalogue of seismic moment magnitude, calibrated for different time periods
Minimum Requirements: A PhD (or near completion) in a relevant field. Expertise in planning, undertaking and communicating the results of research programmes in statistical seismology, including relevant publications in high-impact relevant journals. Strong problem solving skills to allow you to deliver research objectives in challenging circumstances. Statistical knowledge and data management ability, using appropriate programming languages and technology. Proven ability to work independently and efficiently

Deadline: January 12, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   12:28

Department: Operational Research
Duration: 18 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will work on two main research areas of the Developing Integrated Tools to Optimise (DITTO) Railway System Performance project. First, stochastic scheduling techniques will be applied to rail scheduling. Second, multicommodity network design formulations will be developed for (re)designing scheduled services on the rail network, the solutions of which will require efficient algorithms to be devised based on integer programming techniques
Minimum Requirements: You will have a research background in Operational Research/Management Science with expertise in at least one of the areas: discrete optimisation; stochastic optimisation; scheduling; applications in transport. You will have a PhD, or have a reasonable expectation of such an award in the near future or equivalent qualification, and will be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track-record. Proficiency in computer programming is also required

Deadline: January 2, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   12:27

Department: Applied Mathematics
Duration: 15 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: This project involves the investigation of a number of astrophysically motivated problems involving magnetohydrodynamic turbulence. It will involve the medication and running of spectral codes on parallel computers. You will work in the Department of Applied Mathematics within the school
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD (or have submitted prior to starting the post) in the relevant discipline e.g. Computational MHD, Plasma physics, Fluid dynamics, Astrophysics and will possess experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics, along with excellent computational skills in Fortran and/or C

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   08:00

Abteilung: Institut Vorschul- und Unterstufe
Dauer: befristet bis zum 31.08.2016; Verlängerung möglich        Pensum: 50%
Aufgaben: Sie sind an der Planung und Durchführung mathematik­di­dak­tischer Forschungsprojekte beteiligt. Im Rahmen eines Projektes zu Deter­mi­nanten für Rechenleistungen entwickeln Sie Fragebögen und arbeiten mass­geblich bei der Datenerhebung und -auswertung mit. Zudem übernehmen Sie in kleinem Umfang administrative Aufgaben und unterstützen die Do­zie­ren­den in der Lehre
Anforderungen: Sie verfügen über einen Hochschulabschluss auf MA-Niveau in Mathe­matik(-didaktik) bzw. in Erziehungswissenschaften oder Psychologie mit Bezug zur Mathematik. Idealerweise haben Sie Erfahrung in Projektarbeit und verfügen über vertiefte Kenntnis quantitativer Forschungsmethoden. Sie haben Interesse, sich in mathematikdidaktische Themen der Unterstufe und Primarstufe ein­zu­arbeiten und arbeiten gern selbstständig und teamorientiert

Deadline: December 19, 2014 | Published: November 27, 2014   08:00

Department: Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will have day-to-day responsibility for the development of transmission models of infectious diseases aimed at estimating the cost-effectiveness of relevant interventions. This will include parameterisation of the models through critical reviews of relevant literature and analysis of appropriate datasets, identification of knowledge gaps and, where appropriate, primary research aimed at addressing those gaps
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in health economics or other closely related quantitative subject; experience of a broad range of cost-effectiveness modelling techniques; and experience of data management, analysis and reporting. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to tight deadlines and within budget constraints, is crucial

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 27, 2014   08:00

Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 29,25 h/week
Duties: The position is associated with the research project "Activity patterns in delay-coupled systems" within the framework of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 910 "Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems: Theoretical methods and concepts of applications" of the German Research Council
Minimum Requirements: Necessary for employment is a university degree in mathematics or physics. Moreover, some background in nonlinear dynamics, delay differential equations, or coupled systems is desirable. The applicant is expected to work on a PhD thesis project

Deadline: December 14, 2014 | Published: November 26, 2014   15:37

Duration: 3 y
Duties: You will develop methodology relevant to the "Evidence Synthesis for Health" research theme. The specific focus of your research will include; Methods for utilising historical data and other sources of external evidence to supplement that, obtained in a planned future clinical trial (e.g. extension of existing approaches to historical borrowing to handle change of endpoints, different target populations etc; elicitation and use of expert judgement about commensurability of historical and future studies; development of decision tools to enable formal balancing of risks and benefits of historical borrowing; tools for model assessment/validation; development of ‘portfolio priors’)
Minimum Requirements: You will have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in statistics or related subject. Some knowledge/experience of methodology for clinical trials and/or meta-analysis/evidence synthesis and/or applied Bayesian methods would be highly desirable but not essential, as would statistical computing experience (e.g. Programming in R or Stata or SAS or BUGS). You must have excellent communication skills and show potential to publish high quality scientific papers

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 26, 2014   10:25

Duration: 2 m
Duties: During two full months corresponding to nine weeks (June-September 2015), the CERN openlab summer students will be given a series of IT lectures (link is external) especially prepared for them by experts at CERN. The students also have the opportunity to attend the CERN generic student programme lectures (link is external). Visits to the accelerators and experimental areas are part of the programme, as well as external visits. A report on the work project carried out is to be handed in at the end of the stay
Minimum Requirements: You must be a Bachelor or Master student in Computer Science or Physics. You have completed, by summer 2015, at least three years of full-time studies at university level. You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate during summer 2015, you are also eligible to apply. You have not worked at CERN before (ie as a User or a Technical Student). A good knowledge of English is mandatory
Preferred Requirements: knowledge of French would be an advantage

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: November 26, 2014   09:51

Department: Department of 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 aero-servoelastic models on design, structural reliability and predictive O&M with health monitoring
Minimum Requirements: Good knowledge in at least one and preferably all of these disciplines: Specialization in structural reliability. Candidates should have a PhD degree in Mechanical engineering or allied discipline: Statistics and probability theory; Reliability; Time series analysis; Structural dynamics; Aero-elastic modelling and design; Wind turbine design standardization; finite-element modelling. Ability to work independently towards the research goals. Fluency in communicating, reading and writing English
Preferred Requirements: Work experience with wind energy is an advantage. Good teaching skills are an advantage

Deadline: December 9, 2014 | Published: November 26, 2014   09:00

Department: Equipe Rentabilité et Réassurance
Duration: 6 mois        Workload: 100%
Duties: Vous participez aux travaux de calcul de la valeur d’un portefeuille de contrats Epargne, Mixte et Vie Entière. Vous aurez pour mission de: Réaliser des études statistiques sur le portefeuille des contrats mixtes, épargne et vie entière; Comprendre et analyser la modélisation actuelle; Calculer la valeur de nos contrats en portefeuille; Réaliser une étude critique de ces résultats; Faire évoluer le modèle existant pour une meilleure interprétation des résultats. Ce sujet mettra en eu différentes notions d’actuariat: comportement client, connaissance du fonctionnement d’un produit d’assurance vie, mécanismes de provisionnement…
Minimum Requirements: Formations recherchées: Ecole Polytechnique, Centrale, Mines, Ponts, ENSAE, formations en actuariat et/ou mathématiques financières. Compétences techniques: Connaissances de l’actuariat et des modèles financiers classiques (Black Scholes, Monte Carlo…), bonne maîtrise de SAS et d’Excel/VBA

Published: November 26, 2014   08:12

Department: Département Gestion Actif/Passif de la Direction des Investissements
Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: Maintenance et enrichissement des outils de projection utilisés pour les études Actif/Passif, pour les études R&D, ainsi que pour le modéle de projecton MoSes. Revue et définition de l'allocation stratégique d'actifs permettant une optimisation du rendement sous des contraintes de risque et de réglementation (Marché Vie Individuelle et IARD). Revue et définition de stratégies de couverture. Maintien de l'environnement de production des études Actif/Passif. Contribution à la modélisation des actifs financiers et à leur projection
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme: Ecole d’ Ingénieur, Actuaire, DEA/DESS Statistiques/Mathématiques Financières. Compétences techniques: Mathématiques financières, statistiques et actifs financiers et/ou Actuariat Vie; Excel/Access et Langages de programmation VB, C/C++; Expérience préalable de 2/3 ans dans le domaine de l'assurance (ALM/Risk Management) ou la finance
Preferred Requirements: Une connaissance de l'environnement réglementaire Solvency II serait un plus

Published: November 26, 2014   08:10

Department: Equipe Group Operational Risk Management
Duties: Participer au développement des principes de modélisation des risques opérationnels et justifier l’approche «modèle interne» du Groupe face aux exigence réglementaires (Solvency II); Assurer l’intégration et la cohérence de la charge en capital Risque Opérationnel Groupe; Suivre les pratiques de marché et les évolutions techniques de la modélisation des risques opérationnels, afin d’assurer un positionnement optimal du Groupe AXA quant à ces pratiques; Focus particulier sur les problématiques d’agrégation des risques opérationnels et de backtesting des hypothèses et des résultats; Amélioration constante des méthodologies, procédures et outils servant à supporter l’initiative
Minimum Requirements: Etudiant en école de commerce/actuariat/3ème cycle en Statistiques. Expertise en modélisation statistique des risques. Connaissance générale de l’organisation, des métiers et de la gouvernance des compagnies d’assurance et de gestion d’actifs. Connaissance générale de Solvency II. Bonne maîtrise de l’anglais (oral et écrit)

Published: November 26, 2014   08:10

Department: AXA Global Life (AGL)
Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: Volume and selectivity management for AXA’s worldwide new business in GA (General Account) products. Monitoring and analyzing flows and profitability in all entities. Definition and implementation of a GA strategy. Evaluation of action plans to influence and guide flows. Development of KPIs. Organizing an active sharing of best practices throughout the AXA world. Study of customer behavior in regards to products with a financial protection component. Assessing the Solvency II implications on the GA portfolio. Review and validation of product launches. Management of GA related projects & programs. Steering and preparing the communication of relevant GA actions. Organization, preparation and moderation of meetings and committees
Minimum Requirements: Minimum 8-10 years of professional experience. Very good technical knowledge of GA business and solvency II. Proven program management skills. Strong knowledge of product management business within a life insurance company. Fluent in English

Published: November 26, 2014   08:10

Abteilung: Institut für Analysis; DFG-Graduiertenkolleg "Analysis, Geometrie und Stringtheorie"
Dauer: 1+2 y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Die Stellen bieten die Möglichkeit zur Promotion in Analysis, Geometrie oder Mathematischer Physik. Eine angemessene Beteiligung an den Lehraufgaben des Graduiertenkollegs wird gewünscht
Anforderungen: abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium (Diplom/Master) in Mathematik oder Physik mit überdurchschnittlichem Erfolg in den bisherigen Studienabschnitten

Deadline: December 7, 2015 | Published: November 26, 2014   08:05

Duration: 3 y
Duties: You will develop methodology relevant to the "Design and Analysis of Randomised Trials" research theme. The specific focus of your research will include methods for adaptive clinical trials (e.g. comparison of strategies for enrichment/adaptive populations, optimal frequency of adaptations, design of adaptive dose-response studies, adaptive designs for preclinical studies) and/or methods for handling missing data in randomised studies (e.g. comparison of multiple imputation, Bayesian and weighting methods for non-normal, non-ignorable missing data, eliciting and incorporating expert judgement about missing data processes, methods to include retrieved dropout data, design and presentation of sensitivity analyses)
Minimum Requirements: You will have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in statistics or related subject. Some knowledge/experience of methodology for clinical trials and/or missing data and/or applied Bayesian methods would be highly desirable but not essential, as would statistical computing experience (e.g. Programming in R or Stata or SAS). You must have excellent communication skills and show potential to publish high quality scientific papers

Deadline: January 4, 2015 | Published: November 26, 2014   08:02

Department: Department of Knowledge-Based Mathematical Systems
Duration: 3-4 y        Workload: 40 h/week
Duties: The basic task is to transfer knowledge from one or a number of original source tasks to one or more similar target tasks with little training data available for each, while achieving robust and consistent models. Thereby, the following related variants for transfer and representation learning should be considered throughout the PhD: Direct (classical) model transfer from one concrete source task to a target task, Multi-task learning as a variant of inductive transfer learning, Learning common transferable representations for a set of tasks
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should preferably have a completed master in Mathematics/Informatics/Mechatronics, 300 ECTS points received during her/his study (bachelor+master) and have prior experience in soft computing and/or machine learning techniques. We expect willingness for preparing publications in international journals and conferences, and clearly suppose an interest in transfer learning and adaptive systems. Working permission for the EU is requested

Deadline: December 5, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   13:59

Department: Faculty of Science and Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Department of Computer Science
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Project "Reachability problems for words, matrices and maps: Algorithms and Complexity"
Minimum Requirements: You will carry out research on decidability and complexity of reachability problems in various computational models including automata models, rewriting systems, matrix semigroups, iterative maps and hybrid systems
Preferred Requirements: A PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related area with relevant research expertise in theoretical computer science or in combinatorial, algorithmic and computational aspects of algebraic structures or dynamical systems

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 25, 2014   11:36

Department: Centre for Research on Ageing
Duration: 12 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Project on ‘Understanding the quality of life and well-being of older people: case studies of China, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh’. You will be responsible for the statistical analysis of large and complex survey datasets from the four case study countries
Minimum Requirements: A Master's qualification in a quantitative social science discipline; a PhD qualification in a quantitative social science discipline (or due to complete one); experience in the management of large and complex datasets; excellent statistical analysis skills
Preferred Requirements: Understanding of recent policy developments in the field of ageing; familiarity with household budget surveys such as the World Bank Living Standards Measurement Surveys

Deadline: December 24, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   11:35

Abteilung: Personen-Rückversicherung
Aufgaben: Der Schwerpunkt Ihrer Tätigkeit liegt auf der operativen Betreuung von bestehenden Kundenbeziehungen sowie der Akquisition von Neukunden in Deutschland. Sie erstellen Rückversicherungsverträge, analysieren Vertragsverläufe und erarbeiten entsprechende Vertragsanpassungen. Ausserdem beobachten und analysieren Sie den deutschen Versicherungsmarkt vor dem Hintergrund sich abzeichnender Trends und unterstützen in diesem Zusammenhang unsere Kunden bei der Entwicklung von Produktlösungen. Hierzu gehört auch die Ableitung von Rechnungsgrundlagen für biometrische Risiken und die Durchführung von Kundenworkshops
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Bachelor- oder Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik oder vergleichbares Studium mit einem mathematischen Schwerpunkt; Kreativität beim Entwickeln von Lösungen für komplexe Problemstellungen, z.B. im bilanziellen Kontext oder bei der Ableitung von Rechnungsgrundlagen; Verhandlungssichere Kenntnisse der deutschen Sprache und gute englische Sprachkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zur gelegentlichen Reisetätigkeit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Idealerweise einige Jahre Erfahrung in der Lebenserst- und/oder Lebensrückversicherung

Published: November 25, 2014   11:20

Abteilung: Group Risk Management - Dynamic Financial Analysis
Aufgaben: Sie unterstützen uns bei der Weiterentwicklung des internen Kapitalmodells im Bereich Personenrückversicherung und übernehmen in diesem Zusammenhang Aufgaben in den Anwendungsprozessen des Kapitalmodells, z.B. der Risikoberichterstattung und der Kapitalallokation. Diese Tätigkeiten erfordern eine enge Koordination mit unseren internationalen Standorten und den Aktuaren, die die technischen Rückstellungen bewerten. Zudem sind Sie auch für die Pflege und Weiterentwicklung von IT-Anwendungen zuständig
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Studium der Mathematik oder einer angrenzenden Fachrichtung mit deutlich quantitativer Ausrichtung; Gute Programmierkenntnisse; Kenntnisse in der Rechnungslegung; Sehr gute englische und deutsche Sprachkenntnisse; Bereitschaft zu gelegentlichen Dienstreisen
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erste Berufserfahrung oder Erfahrung durch Praktika im Risikomanagement oder Aktuariat eines Erst- oder Rückversicherers ist von Vorteil

Published: November 25, 2014   11:20

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

Published: November 25, 2014   11:15

Abteilung: Abteilung Informatik und Angewandte Kognitionswissenschaft
Dauer: 2 y        Pensum: 100%
Aufgaben: Mitwirkung an Forschungsprojekten mit dem Schwerpunkt eingebettete und adaptive Verbundsysteme, z.B. im Internet der Dinge, im Wearable Computing und bei Mixed Reality Systemen. Dies beinhaltet konzeptionelle ebenso wie praktische Arbeiten, beispielsweise den Entwurf neuer Algorithmen und Protokolle, die Entwicklung geeigneter Hardware- und Softwarekomponenten sowie die Evaluation der resultierenden Systeme
Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium im Fach Informatik, Mathematik, Elektrotechnik oder einem verwandten Fach von mind. 8 Semestern. Engagement und Freude an kreativer konzeptioneller und praktischer Forschungs- und Entwicklungsarbeit. Teamorientierung und Interesse an neuem werden vorausgesetzt. Sehr gute Programmierkenntnisse in mindestens einer Programmiersprache, z.B. Java, C, C++, JavaScript, etc
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrung mit mobilen und/oder eingebetteten Systemen, idealerweise mit Vorkenntnissen in der Mikroprozessorprogrammierung in C/C++, z.B. auf Basis existierender Plattformen wie Arduino, Raspberry Pie und Beagle Bone. Vorkenntnisse in verteilten Systemen, Wearable Computing sowie Robotik sind von Vorteil

Deadline: December 8, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   09:24

Department: DTU Food
Duties: The tasks of the position include research, public health consultancy and teaching within the fields of foodborne disease epidemiology. The main responsibility is to lead the institute’s development of models and tools to prioritise food safety interventions with particular focus on approaches for measuring the burden of foodborne diseases in humans, animals and the society
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding a position as Researcher or Postdoc. Didactic/pedagogic training. The successful applicant should have documented experience and qualifications with burden of disease methodology and/or quantitative source attribution, as well as microbiological risk modelling within the area of foodborne disease epidemiology. Experience with statistical analysis of large registry-based datasets is a requirement

Deadline: December 8, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:55

Department: DTU Compute
Duties: The candidate is expected to actively take part in the promotion, development and improvement of contemporary statistical methods and theory. The applicant should be able to document a strong research potential and profile. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to participate in one or more existing projects as well as actively applying for funding for new research projects of his/her own
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an Assistant Professorship; document didactic/pedagogic training

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:45

Duration: 6 mois        Workload: 100%
Duties: La modélisation des produits Epargne dans le cadre du calcul du capital en environnement solvabilité II. Etudes statistiques sur le portefeuille et mise en avant de leviers afin d’améliorer la rentabilité de l’in-force
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme/Type d’école: Grandes Ecoles, Ecoles d’Actuariat, MII en statistiques, actuariat ou mathématiques financières, Cible: 3ème Année. Compétences techniques: Statistiques (modélisation), Finance; Actuariat/réglementation en assurance vie; Maîtrise des outils bureautique: Word, Excel, Power Point; Logiciel: SAS, VBA (la connaissance de MoSes serait un plus)

Published: November 25, 2014   08:27

Duration: 6 mois
Duties: Sujet: Evolution des modèles en Solvabilité II. Totalement intégré dans l’équipe Appel d’offre et souscription multinationale, votre rôle sera de: Modéliser l’évolution du besoin en capital sur la durée de projection de nos flux techniques et financiers; Développer dans nos outils la modélisation choisie; Evaluer les impacts de cette modélisation
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme/Type d’école: Polytechnique, Centrale, ENSAE et Ecoles d’actuariat; Niveau: Bac+ 5 – stage de fin d’études; Options éventuelles: Actuariat/Stats/Economie. Bases en actuariat et notions de l’environnement Solvabilité II. Bonnes connaissances en code VBA, C++…
Preferred Requirements: La connaissance de l’Assurance Vie et de la modélisation financière seraient un plus

Published: November 25, 2014   08:26

Abteilung: Institut für Informationsverarbeitung
Aufgaben: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeit und Projektarbeit an einem geförderten Forschungsprojekt, in dem video-realistische Gesichtsanimationen mit natürlichem Gesichtsausdruck für interaktive Dienste entwickelt werden. Im Rahmen dieser Anstellung besteht die Möglichkeit zur Promotion
Anforderungen: abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in den Bereichen Elektrotechnik, Informatik, Mathematik oder Physik. Wir wünschen uns fundierte Kenntnisse aus den Bereichen Computergrafik und Bildverarbeitung
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift sowie Programmiererfahrung (z.B. in C++ oder Matlab)

Deadline: November 30, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:26

Abteilung: Institut für Statik und Dynamik
Dauer: 1+ y
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit in Forschung und Lehre. Das Forschungsthema behandelt das Schwingungs- und Festigkeitsverhalten von Bauteilen mit regenerationsbedingten Imperfektionen und Eigenspannungen. Zur wirklichkeitsgetreuen Abbildung des Schwingungs- und Festigkeitsverhaltens eines Bauteils sind numerische Modelle und Methoden unter Einbezug der Betriebsbedingungen und der Streuung der strukturellen Eigenschaften zu entwickeln. Das Projekt wird im Rahmen des DFG Sonderforschungsbereichs (SFB) 871 "Regeneration komplexer Investitionsgüter" in enger Zusammenarbeit mit anderen renommierten Instituten der Leibniz Universität Hannover durchgeführt
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung ist vorzugsweise ein abgeschlossenes Universitätsstudium des Bauingenieurwesens oder der Computergestützten Ingenieurwissenschaften, ggf. kommt auch ein vergleichbarer Universitätsabschluss (Mechanik, Maschinenbau usw.) in Betracht
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Gute Vorkenntnisse auf dem Gebiet der Mechanik und der numerischen Simulation sind wünschenswert

Deadline: November 30, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:25

Abteilung: Institut für Betriebswirtschaftliche Steuerlehre
Dauer: 3+ y        Pensum: 75%
Aufgaben: Von dem/der Bewerber/in wird erwartet, dass er/sie engagiert quantitativ orientierte Forschungsvorhaben im Bereich Betriebswirtschaftliche Steuerlehre bearbeitet, sich an der Lehre der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät beteiligt sowie an der akademischen Selbstverwaltung mitwirkt. Die wissenschaftliche Weiterqualifizierung (Promotion) wird ausdrücklich unterstützt und gefördert
Anforderungen: Voraussetzung sind ein ausgeprägtes Interesse an wissenschaftlichen Fragestellungen der Betriebswirtschaftlichen Steuerlehre und ein Prädikatsexamen in einem wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Studiengang oder in einem anderen Studiengang (z.B. Mathematik oder Statistik) mit wirtschaftswissenschaftlichem Schwerpunkt
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:24

Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: La/le Data Scientist a un rôle de leader dans la construction de la stratégie Big Data d’Axa: Construire et promouvoir les atouts stratégiques des données pour le business: marketing, produits, services et outils; Promouvoir et développer le processus d'innovation dans la communauté R&D; Définir la stratégie de gestion de données: acquisition, flux, processus; Mettre en place les tableaux de bord pour donner la visibilité et le contrôle au responsable R&D sur l’activité Data Scientist; Relier les besoins business aux solutions IT; Gérer la conformité de vie privée de données
Minimum Requirements: Parcours scientifique (école d’ingénieurs, doctorat, Master ..). Forte expérience dans le traitement de données (datamining, analyse réseaux sociaux, text mining). Bonnes connaissances en programmation (Python, R, Javascript, Java/C++, SQL, Pig, Hive). Bonnes connaissances dans les outils big data: datamining (R, scikititlearn, MLLib), systèmes de fichiers distribués (Hadoop, hdfs, Spark, Redis, Riak), noSQL Databases (MongoDB, couchDB), I/O architecture (node.js etc), dataviz (Tableau, d3.js, iCharts). Expérience probante dans les architectures distribuées appliquées au big data. Expérience professionnelle dans la recherche (fondamentale ou appliquée). 3-7 ans d'expérience professionnelle comme chercheur dans un centre de recherche ou dans un laboratoire universitaire, ou comme un membre d’une équipe R&D dans une entreprise d'innovation
Preferred Requirements: Expérience professionnelle dans le web marketing est un plus

Published: November 25, 2014   08:20

Duration: open-ended contract
Duties: Le Data Scientist participe à la création de la stratégie Big Data de l'entreprise: Construire et promouvoir les atouts stratégiques des données pour le business: marketing, produits, services et outils; Promouvoir et développer le processus d'innovation dans la communauté R&D; Définir la stratégie de gestion de données: acquisition, flux, processus
Minimum Requirements: Parcours scientifique (école d’ingénieurs, doctorat, Master ...). Forte expérience dans le traitement de données (datamining, analyse réseaux sociaux, text mining). Bonnes connaissances en programmation (Python, R, Javascript, Java/C++, SQL, Pig, Hive). Bonnes connaissances dans les outils big data: datamining (R, scikititlearn, MLLib), systèmes de fichiers distribués (Hadoop, hdfs, Spark, Redis, Riak), noSQL Databases (MongoDB, couchDB), I/O architecture (node.js etc), dataviz (Tableau, d3.js, iCharts). Expérience probante dans les architectures distribuées appliquées au big data. Expérience professionnelle dans la recherche (fondamentale ou appliquée). 1-3 ans d'expérience professionnelle comme chercheur dans un centre de recherche ou dans un laboratoire universitaire, ou comme un membre d’une équipe R&D dans une entreprise d'innovation
Preferred Requirements: Expérience professionnelle dans le web marketing est un plus

Published: November 25, 2014   08:19

Department: Data Innovation Lab
Duties: Cette offre couvre le domaine de l’assurance télématique (voitures connectées). Afin de pouvoir estimer le risque des conducteurs, nous souhaitons être en mesure de détecter des patterns de conduite "dangereuse" ou "prudent". Le stagiaire devra: Améliorer voire proposer de nouvelles représentations adaptées des séries temporelles de données enregistrées; Imaginer et implémenter des systèmes de clustering des séries temporelles et de prédiction de la sinistralité en fonction de celle-ci; Imaginer, implémenter et tester des systèmes de détection automatique d’accidents de la route à partir de données de conduite reçues en temps réel; Contribuer, en association avec les développeurs opérationnels, à l’intégration des systèmes précédents sur la plateforme télématique de production pour leur application à des clients réels
Minimum Requirements: Formation scientifique (école d’ingénieur, école d’informatique). Connaissance approfondie en mathématiques (statistiques & traitement du signal) et algorithmique (clustering & intelligence artificielle). Bonnes compétences en programmation (R, Python, Scala, etc.). Expérience en data mining ou intelligence artificielle (plus ou moins approfondie selon les sujets). Anglais courant

Published: November 25, 2014   08:18

Duties: Appropriation, recherche et manipulation de données. Intégration des bases de données internes et création de bases à partir de données externes. Prétraitement des données pour des traitements statistiques. Bonne compréhension des eneux: savoir comprendre rapidement de quelle manière un phénomène réel se manifeste dans les données. Création de modèles prédictifs. Proposition de variables explicatives originales, et d’un modèle d’intelligence artificielle/de régression adapté au problème. Analyse des impacts des variables sur lesquelles AXA dispose de marges d’action et proposition d’évolution du dispositif marketing actuel
Minimum Requirements: Formation scientifique en Grande Ecole: Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, centrale, ENSAE…; Connaissance approfondie en mathématiques (statistiques, traitement du signal) et économétrie; Compétences en programmation
Preferred Requirements: Des expériences (cours, projets…) en intelligence artificielle ou data-mining sont un plus

Published: November 25, 2014   08:18

Department: Data Innovation Lab
Duties: Le ou la stagiaire rejoindra l’équipe objets connectés. Cette équipe a pour ambition de créer une offre de services en B2B à destination des entités d’AXA partout dans le monde afin de leur donner les briques technologiques (logiciels, plateformes, algorithmes, accès distants à des bases de données, etc.). Il/elle assistera le responsable de la plateforme objets connectés dans la définition de la stratégie de création de l’offre de services et interviendra systématiquement sur les activités transverses comme les sources de données externes/internes à acquérir, les échanges avec les entités d’AXA, la compliance avec les régulateurs en termes de data privacy, la définition de business model pertinents pour les nouveaux services, le développement de partenariats autour de la donnée avec des startups et grandes entreprise, etc
Minimum Requirements: Excellente connaissance des secteurs des services internet en B2C et B2B (notamment liés aux objets connectés) et des services financiers (assurance, assistance, banque, etc.). Excellente connaissance des fournisseurs de données sur le marché, de l’open data, et expérience d’utilisation de bases de données externes, voire publiques, pour concevoir des services innovants. Bonne connaissance des technologies de programmation, modélisation mathématique et de leurs usages, capacité à discuter techniquement avec des développeurs. Connaissance approfondie de la règlementation, au minimum française et européenne, en termes de: protection de la vie privée et des données personnelles (data privacy), protection de la propriété intellectuelle des entreprises (intellectul property)

Published: November 25, 2014   08:17

Dauer: 5 y
Aufgaben: Gesucht wird eine Persönlichkeit, die in einem aktuellen und zentralen Gebiet der Reinen Mathematik hervorragend ausgewiesen ist und deren Forschungsinteressen die vorhandenen Gebiete sinnvoll ergänzen und weitere Kooperationen erwarten lassen. Von den Bewerberinnen und Bewerbern wird die Bereitschaft vorausgesetzt, an koordinierten interdisziplinären Programmen mitzuwirken und sich in die Zusammenarbeit der Universitäten in Niedersachsen, insbesondere im Rahmen der Niedersächsischen Technischen Hochschule (NTH), in Forschung und Lehre einzubringen

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:16

Abteilung: Niedersächsisches Studienkolleg
Pensum: 3 bis 8 Wochenstunden
Aufgaben: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Vorbereitung ausländischer Studienbewerber auf die Feststellungsprüfung im Fach Mathematik, mit der die für ein Hochschulstudium notwendigen Kenntnisse nachgewiesen werden
Anforderungen: abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in Mathematik
Gewünschte Anforderungen: ein abgeschlossenes Lehramtsstudium oder eine Promotion sowie Erfahrungen im Unterricht mit ausländischen Studierenden

Deadline: December 5, 2014 | Published: November 25, 2014   08:15

Department: Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research-Supply of Electricity
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will work at the science-society interface and will analyze and develop research-informed risk communication and public engagement strategies for deep geothermal and hydro power. These strategies will be based on the quantitative assessment of electricity supply risks, monitoring of public perception, development and testing of different communication strategies, and exploration of the role of mass media. The PhD thesis will thus include mixed methods, such as quantitative modeling, interviews, focus groups, psychological experiments and media analysis
Minimum Requirements: In order to qualify for the position, candidates are required to have the completed Master’s degree. The candidates can come from (i) engineering, natural sciences or mathematics background with keen interest in social sciences and commitment to work at the science-society interface, or from (ii) social sciences or humanities background with proven quantitative skills (advanced statistics and/or modeling of social systems)

Published: November 25, 2014   08:07

Workload: 100%
Duties: The chair was recently awarded the Sinergia grant “Empirics of Financial Stability” (154445) from the Swiss National Science Foundation. The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to be part of this program conducting cutting-edge research and seeking to publish in leading academic journals
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold a university degree (Master or equivalent) in finance, economics, econometrics or related fields with excellent grades. The successful candidate is expected to enroll in the Ph.D. program in finance at the University of St. Gallen. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in money markets, or at least in one of the following areas: asset pricing, systemic risk, monetary policy or international finance

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: November 24, 2014   16:59

Abteilung: Gruppen-Controlling
Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Sie übernehmen in dieser interessanten und ausbaufähigen Funktion die Verantwortung für die bereichsübergreifende Sicherstellung und Durchführung der Planungs- sowie Planverfolgungsprozesse EVM auf Stufe Gruppe. Ein wichtiger Aspekt ist dabei, die aktuariellen Berechnungen und Annahmen nachzuvollziehen und zu plausibilisieren. Die (Weiter)-Entwicklung des EVM, die konzeptionelle Erarbeitung von Entscheidungsvorlagen, das Aufbereiten von Präsentationsunterlagen sowie das Durchführen von Ausbildungssequenzen gehören ebenfalls in Ihren Verantwortungsbereich. Sie übernehmen die Leitung von technischen Teilprojekten (technische Umsetzung der Konzepte im Rahmen des Economic Value Management)
Anforderungen: Um diese Aufgabe erfolgreich erfüllen zu können, bringen Sie einen Universitätsabschluss in Mathematik/Versicherungsmathematik oder Betriebswirtschaft mit, ergänzt mit einer aktuariellen Weiterbildung sowie einer mehrjährigen Berufserfahrung im Financial Reporting (Economic Value Management, IFRS, Solvency II) mit Fokus auf die Nichtlebensversicherung. Sie zeichnen sich durch einen hohen Qualitätsanspruch aus, können mit Belastungen gut umgehen und arbeiten gerne bereichsübergreifend

Published: November 24, 2014   14:56

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

Published: November 24, 2014   09:56

Duties: The Cat Validation Unit in the corporate risk department is tasked with developing Group-wide guidance on third party catastrophe model usage, utilizing the latest science and our internal underwriting and cat modelling expertise. This role is to provide scientific insights into wind hazard and to contribute to or fully lead validation projects for various peril regions, not limited to wind. Documentation and communication of results will be a relevant part of the role. The ability to transfer scientific knowledge to the business and explain your expert knowledge to the non-practitioner will be your crucial success factors
Minimum Requirements: To your advanced degree in a quantitative subject, we expect you to have a minimum of two years of research experience in a wind hazard related subject (part of your PhD or in another research function). You have knowledge in extreme value statistics, technical skills in programming in a higher programming language (C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran) and some work experience in either Matlab, R or Python, ideally from statistical analysis of large data sets

Published: November 24, 2014   09:53

Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: Travaux: Contribuer aux prévisions d'activité et de résultats Prévoyance-Santé remontés au groupe AXA (budget, visées, plan) en lien avec les directions Opérationnelles collectives et les différentes parties prenantes du processus prévisionnel (Direction des investissements, Direction Technique, Frais Généraux); participer à l’amélioration de ces processus; Mener les études de rentabilité répondant aux besoins du périmètre Collectives; axer ces études sur l’identification de leviers d’amélioration actionnables par les directions opérationnelles; Participer, sous la coordination de la Direction de la Stratégie/de la Direction de la sélection des projets IT aux travaux de ces directions (volets rentabilité) concernant le périmètre
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme d’ingénieur/d’école de commerce ou équivalent; 5-6 ans d’expérience professionnelle, préférablement dans des fonctions de direction financière assurance/fonctions d’audit ou de conseil; Maitrise du compte de résultat technique et financier d’assurance vie et des mécanismes de création de valeur; une formation actuarielle/la maîtrise des indicateurs «complexes» de rentabilité (EEV/NBV, TRI) est un fort «plus»

Published: November 24, 2014   09:52

Aufgaben: Im Rahmen dieser Tätigkeit werden Sie bei der Vorbereitung von Anlageent­scheidungen, insbesondere zum Aufbau und Umbau der strategischen Asset-Allokation, mitwirken. Im Weiteren werden Sie an der Weiterentwicklung eines proaktiven Ansatzes zu Innovationen und der systematischen Auswertung von Marktoppor­tunitäten beteiligt sein. Darüber hinaus gehören die Erstellung, Weiterentwicklung und Plausibilisierung von Perioden- und Risiko-Reports, Stresstests und sonstigen Risikosimulationen oder Früherkennungssystemen zu Ihren Aufgaben
Anforderungen: Erfolgreich abgeschlossenens (volks-)wirt­schaftswissenschaftliches oder naturwissen­schaftliches Studium, Berufserfahrung im Investment und Risiko Controlling oder verwandten steuernden Bereichen eines Versicherers, Asset Managers oder einer Bank. Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse, Bereitschaft zu vereinzelten Reisen
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrung in der volkswirtschaftlichen Analyse ist wünschenswert

Published: November 24, 2014   09:49

Aufgaben: Ihre Hauptaufgabe besteht in der Entwicklung massgeschneiderter Rückversicherungsprodukte. Sie finden gemeinsam mit unseren Kunden individuelle Rückversicherungslösungen, um deren Kapital zu schützen. Hierzu beurteilen Sie Risiken und führen komplexe Preis- und Margenkalkulationen durch. Ihr kreatives Potenzial ist bei der Konzeption von Marketingstrategien gefragt
Anforderungen: Ein erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Master-Studium der (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik mit stochastischem Schwerpunkt, Idealerweise erste Berufserfahrung in der Versicherungs- oder Finanzwirtschaft, gern auch durch eine entsprechende Ausbildung oder längere Praktika, Interesse an ökonomischen Sachverhalten sowie Kenntnisse aus dem Bereich der Bilanzierung sind wünschenswert, Sehr gute Kenntnisse der deutschen und englischen Sprache
Gewünschte Anforderungen: weitere Fremdsprachenkenntnisse sind vorteilhaft

Published: November 24, 2014   09:49

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

Published: November 24, 2014   09:46

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

Published: November 24, 2014   09:46

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

Published: November 24, 2014   09:44

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

Published: November 24, 2014   09:41

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be based in the Polar Data Centre (PDC) working as part of a team of data managers who are responsible for the management of data collected by UK funded scientists in the polar regions. Your main responsibility will be to ensure that polar data arising from NERC grant funded projects are effectively managed for the long-term
Minimum Requirements: You will have experience and understanding of the data management lifecycle and will be committed to the concept of open data. Previous evidence of managing scientific data would be highly desirable as would a post-graduate qualification in a science or information related discipline. You will understand project management principles and will preferably have used a defined methodology. First and foremost you will have experience and understanding of the data management lifecycle and will be committed to the concept of open data. You will understand project management principles and will preferably have used a defined methodology

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics Research Group
Duration: 2+2 y
Duties: Collaborative research programme on the safety and efficiency of maritime and offshore structures. The student will be involved in developing sophisticated and efficient fluid dynamics models for flows of this type, and performing simulations to validate the methods by comparison with existing experimental and numerical results
Minimum Requirements: As well as academic qualifications and practical experience, we look for evidence of your interest in the programme and an understanding of the rigorous demands of postgraduate study. If you are an international student, you will need to ensure that your academic and English language qualifications meet our entry requirements

Deadline: November 2, 2015 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC)
Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be involved in managing data from national/international projects for which BODC is the designated Data Centre. The work is intellectually challenging and fulfilling. You will be expected to develop solutions for the management of data within your area of responsibility. You will also be expected to work closely with project scientists and to develop a clear scientific insight into the data being handled. Some seagoing work may be arranged to familiarise the successful candidate with data collection techniques
Minimum Requirements: To be successful in this role you will need to understand the value of sharing quality marine science data. You will have a degree or post-graduate qualification in marine science with experience of working with large scientific datasets. Well-developed computer skills will be required, ideally, including some scientific programming experience

Deadline: December 17, 2014 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: Signal Processing & Control Research Group
Workload: 100%
Duties: The current project will extend our previous work in this area by developing, testing and optimizing signal processing and statistical methods to detect the presence of Cortical Auditory Evoked Potential (CAEP)s in the recorded signals, using data from healthy adults and small groups of patients (obtained with the assistance of clinical audiologists)
Minimum Requirements: Successful applicants will have to demonstrate good knowledge of signal processing and statistics. While prior knowledge of audiology or evoked potentials is not required, some practical experience with biomedical applications of signal processing will be a distinct advantage

Deadline: November 2, 2015 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Abteilung: Institut für Angewandte Mathematik
Dauer: 6+ m        Pensum: 7-10 Stunde pro Woche
Aufgaben: Das Projekt ist eine Zusammenarbeit der Mathematik mit dem Exzellenzcluster CIM (Cells in Motion) zum Thema: Simulation von stochastischen Vielteilchensystemen auf Gittern
Anforderungen: Stundentische Hilfskraft

Deadline: December 12, 2014 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: Theoretical Physics
Duration: 2 + 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Non-Member State Fellowship Programme in Theoretical Physics awards two postdoctoral fellowships per year
Minimum Requirements: You should NOT be a national of a CERN Member State. Nationals from the CERN Member States (irrespective of their current place of study and/or residence) should apply to the 'standard' Fellowship Programme (link is external). You have a PhD in Theoretical Physics (or are about to finish your thesis) and are looking for a postdoctoral position. You have a maximum of 10 years of research experience after the degree which gives access to doctoral programmes (MSc or equivalent)

Deadline: October 15, 2015 | Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: Applied Physics
Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide statistically robust data analysis and data interpretation within Nuclear Forensics. Undertaking statistical research projects in data interpretation and visualisation. Develop methodologies for handling nuclear forensics data, including numerical, textual and unstructured datasets. Providing technical expertise and advice to the nuclear forensics programme
Minimum Requirements: A degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science, mathematical or physical sciences. Mandatory AWE safety and compliance training (will be provided for external recruits). Understanding of databases, their uses and their limitations. Good knowledge of statistical principles and methods. Familiarity in software development principles and writing applications. Understanding of scientific data and willingness to learn about basic physics underlying the data characteristics. Experience in textual analysis, data mining or statistical analysis. Numerical or scientific background related to data handling

Published: November 24, 2014   08:00

Department: Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Department of Mathematics wishes to appoint an Undergraduate Administrator. Responsible for teaching administration, this post involves assisting the Departmental Tutor in all aspects of his work including designing and maintaining databases, the use of various in-house systems and Engagement Monitoring. Based in the Departmental Office with 3 other members of staff, the post also involves general office duties and carrying out various tasks for the Departmental Manager
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a minimum education requirement: GCSE Mathematics and English Grade C, above or equivalent and have proven experience of using IT successfully to a high level of complexity including Excel/databases. Candidates should also have previous experience as an administrator which would enable them to carry out the duties of this post. Candidate should also be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Deadline: December 8, 2014 | Published: November 23, 2014   08:01

Department: Faculty of Environment
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This role provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to a major research project “Developing Integrated Tools to Optimise Rail Systems (DITTO)”, seeking to develop formulations and algorithms for optimised traffic management of the future railway. For the project, you will be a member of the DITTO consortium collaborating with the teams of researchers from Southampton University and Swansea University in the project
Minimum Requirements: Your qualifications and experience will include an honours degree followed by a PhD (or be very close to obtaining a PhD) in a relevant discipline (such as mathematics, computer science, physical science, engineering or transport studies). The opportunity would suit someone with skills in mathematical modelling and computer programming

Deadline: January 14, 2015 | Published: November 23, 2014   08:01

Department: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aims of this research project are to find new applications of Minimal surfaces or geometric flows in Geometry. The successful candidate will be expected to work effectively within a team, have the ability to develop and apply new concepts, and have a creative approach to problem-solving
Minimum Requirements: You must have a PhD in a subject close to Geometric Analysis, or have an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience. You must have a demonstrable research track record in Geometric Analysis or a related discipline, and have experience of working with solutions to variational problems (such as minimal surfaces) or parabolic flows (such as mean curvature flow) in a geometric context. The applicant must display clear evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research and have a good publication record

Deadline: January 10, 2015 | Published: November 23, 2014   08:01

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

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

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