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Department: Mathematical/Statistical Modelling
Duration: Permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: Working closely with scientists across many disciplines, mathematicians at NPL develop mathematical and statistical capability to improve our understanding of the world from measurement data. You will develop and apply mathematics, modelling, data analysis and associated computational tools to further science at NPL. The successful applicant will be required to work on projects, contribute to new project ideas and grow their own area of expertise to enable NPL to deliver the ambitious strategy for the laboratory
Minimum Requirements: The candidate will ideally hold an MSc in Statistics and have knowledge and experience of using R, Matlab and Mathematica

Deadline: January 21, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   11:35

Department: Primary Care and Public Health
Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for a PhD level statistician with experience of the design and analysis of applied health research, particularly cohort studies and time series, to join the Research Partnership Team of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North Thames. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who wishes to develop their career in applied health research and develop an interest in methods in a particular area
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking an individual with skills that will complement the existing expertise of statisticians (currently 14) within the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry where the post will be based

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   11:09

Department: Department of Applied Mathematics
Duration: 29 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aim of this post is to carry out research on these problems, using analytical and numerical techniques, in support the current Head of School of Mathematics and his work on turning qualitative understanding into quantitative understanding. You will join the Leeds Applied Nonlinear Dynamics research group, in the Department of Applied Mathematics, which has in addition interests in understanding complex systems interacting on networks (inspired by social interactions and human behaviour), in the dynamics and statistics of evolutionary game theory, and in stochastic dynamics, mixing and ergodic theory
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD in the fields of theoretical pattern formation, nonlinear dynamics or related areas, and will ideally have experience in the methods of bifurcation theory and numerical work with both ordinary and partial differential equations

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   11:07

Department: Department of Earth Science and Engineering
Duration: 6 m +        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will contribute to the development, application and testing of a range of sophisticated open source modelling tools, liaising closely with fellow researchers and software engineers primarily at Imperial College but also at partner institutions. Specifically, our focus will be on fluid dynamical simulation tools based upon multi-scale unstructured meshes and finite element discretisation methods
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should be educated to PhD level (or equivalent) and have a strong background in computational physics, engineering or mathematics. They should have knowledge of geophysical fluid dynamics, multi-physics physics and model coupling approaches, and techniques to automate the generation of finite element based discretisation models. Experience in software engineering, including version control systems, build testing and model verification, as well as parallel computation will also be highly advantageous

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   11:06

Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to work on: Epidemiological models to inform strategies for detection, management and inoculum reduction of wheat stem rust. In addition to developing mathematical, statistical and computational models of the pathosystem, the successful applicant will work with collaborators in Africa, India and elsewhere to deliver practical solutions to reducing disease threats to food security
Minimum Requirements: Applicants will have a PhD in mathematical biology, applied mathematics, or economic modelling. Experience in scientific programming and a scripting language is essential. Familiarity with mathematical modelling of biological and/or meteorological systems is desirable

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   10:51

Department: Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Section, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 3 m        Workload: min 35 h a week
Duties: The Research Associate appointed will work in the rapidly developing field of surfactants and interfacial modeling at the interface between Mathematics and Engineering Research and must be able to communicate with modellers using molecular dynamics
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Material Science, Applied Mathematics, Chemical Engineering or a closely aligned discipline, or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experiences; experience and strong research potential in the following research area: Surfactants, superspreading and the wetting and spreading of liquids on various substrates

Deadline: January 22, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   08:01

Department: Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Section, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: min 35 h a week
Duties: Work in the rapidly developing field of stochastic gene expression at the interface of Mathematics and Systems Biology: high throughput and time-lapse imaging in microfluidics devices to acquire measurements of protein amounts in single cells; stochastic modelling of biochemical networks, Bayesian inference, and construction of course-grained whole cell models
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Biology, or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience; a clear research track record in Systems Biology, Mathematical Biology, or a related discipline; excellent theoretical, statistical and computational skills and/or exceptional molecular biology and imaging skills

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 21, 2014   08:00

Department: School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A postdoctoral position is available at Heriot-Watt University to work on quantum digital signatures, within an EPSRC-funded Quantum Technology Hub focused on Quantum Communication. The work is theoretical but will take place in collaboration with experimentalists. Digital signatures are widely used to guarantee the integrity and transferability of messages
Minimum Requirements: Candidates with a PhD and a strong research record in a relevant field of physics, mathematics or computer science are invited to apply. Excellent mathematical and theoretical skills and proven ability to work independently are essential. Desirable criteria include research experience in quantum information science, in particular the security of quantum key distribution, and/or knowledge of classical encryption, authentication or digital signature protocols

Deadline: January 30, 2015 | Published: December 20, 2014   10:49

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Aim of the project is the investigation of statistical methods and models for the evaluation of different aspects of the academic work: teaching, research and human resource programming. In particular, after a review of the current tools used in the literature the project aims at gaining insights on and developing methods fom temporal evolution of the performance measures, pointing out critical aspects and ordering the interventions
Minimum Requirements: Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:52

Department: School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: To contribute to the maintenance of lab computing resource and network as appropriate. Conduct research activity in the area of computational chemistry approaches to engineer biotechnology-related enzymes, with the aim to achieve desirable functions. Perform protein structure simulations and bio-catalytic mechanism studies. Rational design of enzyme libraries. The individual will be expected to work as part of a team of researchers composed of biologists and chemists at all stages of the program. Make periodic presentations and contribute actively to the overall discussion on the directions of the projects as his/her input will be critical to the projects’ success
Minimum Requirements: An Honours degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a closely related area. At least 1 years’ post-graduate experience in protein structure simulation and enzymatic mechanism calculation. Scripting skills (e.g Python, Perl). Linux and network environment experience. Must display clarity of thinking and ability to address a variety of research topics. Organised and attentive to detail and ability to meet deadlines
Preferred Requirements: Appropriate MSc (awarded) or PhD (awarded or about to be awarded) in Computational Chemistry or Computational Biology or Biophysics or Bioinformatics. At least 3 years’ post-graduate experience in protein structure simulation and enzymatic mechanism calculation. Experience in one or more of the following: Experience in homology modelling. Experience in using various biological molecular modelling software package; Extensive expertise in molecular dynamics including free energy calculation and coarse-grained MD simulation; Experience in QM/MM calculations; Experience in machine learning techniques

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:34

Department: Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A position is available for a post-doctoral research worker to apply state-of-the-art technologies to determine subcellular proteomes in apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. High-resolution spatial and temporal proteome maps will be developed by extended versions of Localisation of the Organelle Proteomics using Isotope Tagging (LOPIT). A novel family of mitochondrial RNA-binding proteins has recently been identified and implicated in the specialization of apicomplexans as parasites. The location, behavior and molecular interactions of these proteins will be a particular focus of this work in order to better understand their significance in this devastating group of parasites
Minimum Requirements: Candidate should have a PhD in mass spectrometry and quantitative proteomics and also have a good knowledge of cell biology and 'omics informatics pipelines

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:32

Department: The National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to recruit an applied mathematician to work on several related international projects and shape our EO data analysis research programme. Our projects include uncertainty propagation through optimal estimation retrieval algorithms, uncertainty analysis for classification steps (e.g. cloud/not-cloud), satellite-to-satellite cross comparisons and scaling data sets from ground-based point-measurements to the large area of a satellite observation pixel. To support work on the quality assurance of Earth Observation data for climate science
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Statistics with strong mathematical and statistical skills and experience of applying those skills to problems in remote sensing and/or metrology

Deadline: January 21, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:31

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Readership in Mathematics. We require an experienced academic who will play a central role in setting up the new BSc programme Mathematics with Actuarial Science, and contribute to its delivery, in close cooperation with relevant departments, institutes, and industries. Preference will hence be given to candidates with established contacts and collaborations with the relevant industry
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an excellent profile of research in any area of Mathematics, with preference given to Actuarial Mathematics, Probability, Financial Mathematics, or Statistics, as evidenced by publications in major journals, invited talks at major conferences, or a sustained record in generating grant income. The post will substantially contribute to and broaden the existing research profile of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability and flexibility to teach across a wide range of topics in mathematics

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:31

Department: Department of Child Development and Education
Workload: 100%
Duties: The new faculty member will work in the Methods and Statistics group of the Department of Child Development and Education. He or she will contribute to the section’s teaching in methods and statistics; he or she will conduct research in psychometrics or statistics for the social and behavioral sciences; and through methodological and statistical support he or she will contribute to the research in child development and education conducted by the other research groups in the department
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for a researcher with a PhD degree in the social sciences, behavioural sciences or applied statistics, who has specialized in the development and/or application of advanced research methods for the social or behavioral sciences. The candidate has demonstrated his or her research qualities by publications in international journals and presentations on international conferences, and is prepared to make efforts towards the acquisition of research funds

Deadline: January 10, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:31

Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Statistics for a fixed term period of one year and full time. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to both teaching and research within the Statistics Group. Teaching may involve undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a doctorate in Statistics or closely aligned field with a research record in Statistics evidenced by publications in good quality Statistics journals, conference presentations, etc. You will have some experience of teaching Statistics at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level and the ability and willingness to work with colleagues

Deadline: February 8, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:27

Department: School of Life Sciences
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be expected to generate a series of predictive models for aggressive behaviour and tail-biting in pigs. Aggression and tail-biting are a major cause of health and welfare problems in commercial pigs. Being able to accurately predict which groups are likely to have outbreaks of aggression and tail-biting, and even which individuals within those groups are likely to be the aggressors or the victims, would provide a first step towards controlling the problem. You will analyse behavioural and physical health data collected on-farm at two levels: at the individual-animal level and at the group level, for key indicators of poor health and welfare
Minimum Requirements: PhD or equivalent (good candidates may be accepted with a PhD pending, subject to publication record) in a relevant area. Extensive experience of relevant research methods, including the development of data-based mathematical or statistical models

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   11:19

Department: Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This post represents an exciting opportunity to conduct and develop research at the forefront of bioinformatics, epidemiology and statistical genetics, contributing to the prediction, prevention and better understanding of disease causation. As Senior Bioinformatician, you will contribute to integrated analyses of different genomic, metabolomic, proteomic, biomarker, environmental and phenotype data for the China Kadoorie Biobank, one of the largest population datasets currently available
Minimum Requirements: To be considered for the role, you will have a good higher degree (PhD or equivalent experience) in a subject such as bioinformatics, statistical genetics or computer science. Additionally you will require knowledge of human genetics, metabolomics and/or proteomics and experience of developing computational methods for integrated analysis of multiple datasets

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:56

Department: Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: An opportunity has arisen for two talented epidemiologists/statisticians to contribute to a programme of research to investigate the relevance of novel risk factors to cardiovascular diseases. This will constitute applied statistical research to data from large epidemiological databases (eg, EPIC-CVD, NHSBT Blood Donors Cohort) and national datasets (eg, Hospital Episode Statistics, CPRD and Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project). Such analyses will provide internationally unique and unusually detailed insights into the relevance of novel risk factors to cardiovascular disease. These roles will involve contributing importantly to a series of high-impact publications
Minimum Requirements: We invite applications from candidates (i) either with a PhD, or who have submitted their PhD, in epidemiology/medical statistics (or related field), or an MSc in statistics (or related field) and relevant work experience; (ii) experience in statistical packages such as STATA or R; (iii) good interpersonal skills to develop working relationships inside and outside the multi-disciplinary group; (iv) a strong interest in chronic disease epidemiology and BIG data

Deadline: January 25, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:52

Department: Chemical Engineering
Duration: 22 m +        Workload: 100%
Duties: A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to carry out research in the area of Molecular Systems Engineering developing model-based approaches to the design of solvents to enhance reaction performance (kinetics, selectivity). The post holder will be working at the interface between process systems engineering, molecular thermodynamics, and computational chemistry, developing and applying novel models of the impact of solvents on reaction kinetics. The models will combine first-principles elements (ab initio calculations and molecular thermodynamics approaches) with statistical elements
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have expertise and experience in at least two of the following: optimisation, statistical analysis, development of quantitative structure-property relations (QSPR), thermodynamic modelling, and the modelling of reaction kinetics. The applicant will be proficient in a programming language. Experience of quantum mechanical calculations is desirable but not essential

Deadline: January 19, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:49

Department: The Division of Health and Social Care Research
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The postholder will engage in primary research and research review with colleagues in the Division and those within the Population Sciences Cluster of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. The role will involve working on recently funded clinical trials, undertaking systematic reviews with a focus on drug harm and long term conditions, and supporting the development of funding applications. The main health areas of focus will be in long-term conditions including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular diseases, and drug harm. The postholder will be expected to provide expert advice and guidance on the use of appropriate research methods and study designs to investigators targeting NIHR funding

Deadline: January 13, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:32

Department: Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: As Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) Medical Statistician you will contribute to the design, analysis and presentation of results of collaborative clinical research projects. This will involve learning to interact directly with researchers, helping to ensure the completion and delivery of projects within deadlines and contributing to maintaining the projects’ scientific quality and integrity
Minimum Requirements: You will have a postgraduate degree in statistics, be familiar with key aspects of study design and analysis and aware of the latest statistical techniques. You will have substantial medical statistics experience, supported by a publication record. Good communication skills, an ability to grasp clinical research problems and project management skills are essential
Preferred Requirements: Specialist knowledge in all aspects of running clinical trials, experience of teaching or formal training in medical statistics and understanding of research grants and contract processes would be desirable

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:29

Department: Population, Health & Wellbeing
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to appoint a researcher to undertake research in accordance with a Flowminder Foundation and UN Foundation project on mapping women’s welfare at high spatial resolution. Develop the spatial statistical methods used to produce the high resolution maps. Manage the gridded spatial covariate layers and household survey data underlying the map production approaches. Regularly disseminate findings by contributing to the preparation of publication materials for refereed journals, presenting results at conferences, or exhibiting work at other appropriate events
Minimum Requirements: You will have either a PhD/MSc in a computational/quantitative discipline, or relevant industry experience and a willingness to travel occasionally for overseas meetings

Deadline: January 19, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   10:29

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

Published: December 19, 2014   08:57

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: December 19, 2014   08:53

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: December 19, 2014   08:51

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: December 19, 2014   08:50

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

Published: December 19, 2014   08:48

Department: Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Duration: 13+ m        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a research assistant to develop bio-mechanical breast models to predict the cosmetic outcome of breast surgery. Models of surgical techniques, radiotherapy, and the healing process of sufficient complexity will be produced to inform the surgical planning process. Image reconstruction techniques will be developed to allow imaging modalities including x-ray mammography, MRI, tomosynthesis and 3D ultrasound to be combined for the purpose of surgical planning
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have an honours degree or equivalent in mathematics, physics, computer science or similar. Applicants must have experience of breast cancer imaging and surgery. Experience in scientific programming using C, C++, Java or other widely used high level programming languages is essential. A good understanding of the principles and practice of medical imaging is required

Deadline: January 9, 2015 | Published: December 19, 2014   08:01

Department: The Ocean Forecasting Research & Development (OFR&D)
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will be responsible for the maintenance and support of the ocean/sea ice component of the Met Office’s operational coupled data assimilation system and contribute to its improvement and evaluation. They will also contribute to the development of an ocean ensemble forecasting capability. Operational implementation of low resolution coupled data assimilation systems (with support from atmospheric and operational suite teams). Carry out trials of the coupled data assimilation system and assess the ocean component (in conjunction with other ocean groups). Implement developments and maintain/support the ocean and sea ice components of the coupled data assimilation system
Minimum Requirements: Degree (2: 1 or above, a 2: 2 may be considered in exceptional circumstances) in mathematics, physics, meteorology, oceanography or related subject with a significant mathematical content. A PhD in ocean science, data assimilation, ensemble forecasting or a closely related area. A good knowledge and/or substantive productive experience working with scientific computer codes
Preferred Requirements: Experience with Met Office systems such as NEMO and NEMOVAR. Proven ability in developing and using ocean models. Relevant scientific papers published in peer-reviewed literature

Deadline: January 12, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   13:25

Department: Department of Business Administration, Chair in Quantitative Methods
Duration: 5 y        Workload: part-time
Duties: The position involves teaching and research in the area of Quantitative Methods/Operations Research. Teaching should address topics in Operations Research and applications of Operations Research in data analysis
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a Ph.D. or an equivalent qualification and a promising research plan

Deadline: January 23, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   13:00

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics
Duration: 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are welcomed across all areas of medical informatics and population health sciences research and we especially encourage those in the following areas: Application of informatics, mathematics, data science and/or high performance computing to medical research including the interface with epidemiology, global health, medical statistics and clinical trials. Clinical informatics, mathematics, data science; building new foundations for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients through data-intensive methods and algorithms. Computational biomedicine, fundamental research in the space between clinical and biological sciences to address problems of data quantity and complexity that span multiple scales of biological organization. Social science and data science interface. For example the role of social science in shaping and analyzing developments in data science in relation to health, care and policy. Computational social science and social artificial intelligence, in which n...
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for highly talented academics who will contribute to our continued achievement of excellence in research and have the opportunity to flourish in a high energy research environment. You will already be working in an independent research capacity and will be developing your reputation for high quality research

Deadline: January 30, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:51

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Research in the Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy covers the fields of intelligent electrical power grids, electrical power processing and photovoltaic materials and devices. This thesis will combine Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and multiscale co-simulation, based on the department's existing RTDS (real time digital power system simulator) and open source software. The thesis involves modelling, software development and occasional work with laboratory hardware
Minimum Requirements: MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related field; good mathematical modelling and programming skills; good English speaking and writing skills

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:42

Department: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Intelligent Electrical Power Grids group develops smart grids that are resilient, self-organising, communicating, efficient and capable of mastering the challenges of the future: large shares of renewable generation, electric mobility, new energy markets and active loads. This thesis will develop a co-simulation based method to shed light on the interdependencies of these two worlds in Smart Grids. Open-source simulation engines will be linked to expose behaviour and mechanisms that are invisible otherwise. The method will be used to estimate random threats as well as cyber attack risks
Minimum Requirements: MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related field; good mathematical modelling and programming skills; good English speaking and writing skills

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:41

Department: Department of Chemical Engineering
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main role of the post holder will be to carry out research in the area of numerical modelling of multiphase flows. The purpose of the project will be to create the next generation modelling tools for complex multiphase flows. The numerical tools will incorporate advanced computational techniques, the use of adaptive mesh-refinement, and massive parallelisation
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate should hold, or be near completion of a PhD in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, applied mathematics or a closely related discipline. (S)he should have a strong background in fluid mechanics, applied mathematics, and numerical modeling; knowledge and experience in multiphase flows (S)he should have considerable experience in developing models, numerical tools, and writing computer programs to implement numerical methods to solve partial differential equations, and in adaptive mesh refinement, parallelization. (S)he should have knowledge of programming languages (e.g. FORTRAN, C++)

Deadline: January 5, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:39

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Department seeks candidates with an outstanding research record in a current field of Algebra and Geometry, for instance, in Algebraic or Arithmetic Geometry. Successful candidates are expected to teach classes in German in all mathematical degree schemes. An adequate participation in the basic mathematical training of engineering and science students is also required
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should be qualified as university lecturers or have an equivalent scientific qualification. Besides the scientific qualifications, this makes didactic skills a basic requirement

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:38

Department: AVT. Process Systems Engineering
Duration: 1 + 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Our research covers different topics of process systems engineering which link chemical engineering with computational engineering science. It is focused on the development of basic principles of mathematical modeling, the combination of experiments and modeling, conceptual process design, process operations and control as well as the development of numerical algorithms and software-tools. Another topic pertains to mobile waste heat recovery. The scientific tasks relate to conceptual design (process synthesis) and to optimization of dynamic operation. The successful candidate will collaborate with researchers in AVT.SVT and with the project partners. Contributions to teaching and to general duties of AVT.SVT are expected
Minimum Requirements: A university degree ( Master or equivalent ) in computational engineering, chemical/process engineering, mechanical engineering or a related field with above average grades is required. Experience with optimization or energy processes is a plus

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   12:37

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

Published: December 18, 2014   11:57

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

Published: December 18, 2014   11:52

Department: Chemical Engineering
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited by researchers for a Research Associate position funded by the EPSRC Grant “Fluid Processes in Smart Microengineered Devices: Hydrodynamics and Thermodynamics in Microspace. The project concerns the theoretical-computational investigation of hydrodynamics of smart microengineered devices in the presence of complexities such as vapour-liquid interfaces and critical phenomena-phase transitions, thus ultimately bridging the gap between microfluidics and modern theoretical physics
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate should have a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or other related area and a strong foundation on general mathematical modelling and mathematical techniques (analytical and numerical). A good knowledge of interfacial fluid mechanics and critical phenomena theory is highly desirable

Deadline: January 14, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   11:52

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

Published: December 18, 2014   11:49

Workload: 100%
Duties: You will support, coordinate and undertake research projects in accordance with ADRC-E programme of internal and supported research under the supervision of the award holder. Its mission is to transform the way that administrative data, routinely collected by government departments and other agencies, are converted into knowledge and evidence for public and economic policy
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD or equivalent experience and knowledge and experience in an area of administrative data linkage or statistical modelling and proven data analysis skills using appropriate software, such as SPSS, R/Splus or STATA

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   11:09

Department: Departmentt of Oncology
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The purpose of the role is to develop and deliver integrative approaches to dissect the complexity of cancer as a genomic disease. The research will focus on development and application of effective strategies for mining and integration of complex human *omics datasets and clinical/phenotypic data in cancer studies
Minimum Requirements: The role sits at the critical interface between genetics and cancer systems biology, and would suit a candidate who is interested in developing a career at the confluence of Statistics/Data Mining/Machine Learning and Biology. Ideally, you will have experience in development of analytical approaches to high-throughput and multivariate data mining and integration gained through a PhD (or equivalent) in a quantitative subject (e.g. mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or computer science). Experience of statistics and/or machine learning techniques is highly desirable as is evidence of prior experience of developing bioinformatics software and/or analysing complex *omics data sets

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   10:59

Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to appoint two researchers to undertake research in accordance with the Clinton Health Access Initiative subcontract that funds analyses of population and malaria mobility in Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. You will work on the assembly, processing and analysis of these malaria and mobility data for the Southern Africa and Southeast Asia regions. Moreover, you will construct and develop spatiotemporal models of malaria connectivity and mobility to support strategic planning and surveillance efforts
Minimum Requirements: You will have either a PhD/MSc in a computational/quantitative discipline, or relevant industry experience and a willingness to travel overseas occasionally to visit national malaria control programs and for other overseas meetings

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   10:58

Department: Space & Climate Physics
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will work within the Astrophysics group conducting original research within the field of inverse problems, with specific emphasis on compressed sensing and sparse regularisation techniques, using advanced convex optimisation algorithms and high-performance computing architectures
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate would be expected to undertake original research in the field of inverse problems contributing to the development of a professional software platform for solving generic inverse problems in the context of big-data. He/She would also be expected to disseminate the results of the research through peer-reviewed journals and attendance at relevant conferences promoting the work of the group to the general public where appropriate. Contribution to the scientific planning and coordination of the project and to the application of the techniques developed in various fields, including radio interferometry and neuron-imaging, are also requirements for this post

Deadline: February 1, 2015 | Published: December 18, 2014   08:00

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of algebraic number theory, funded by a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize jointly awarded to the two investigators. The responsibilities of the post will include: conducting research in the area of algebraic number theory, regularly submitting publications to refereed journals and participating in national and international conferences
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should either have a PhD or equivalent qualification in mathematics, or should be finalising their PhD or awaiting their viva date. It is essential for the successful candidate to have experience in the area of algebraic number theory. The successful candidate is also expected to have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: December 17, 2014   16:08

Abteilung: Kundenkompetenzzentrum
Pensum: 80-100%
Aufgaben: Als Marketing Data Analyst führen Sie zu strategischen Fragestellungen aus Marketing und Vertrieb selbständig komplexe statistische Analysen durch, interpretieren die Daten, leiten Empfehlungen daraus ab, stellen Ihre Ergebnisse zielgruppengerecht dar und präsentieren sie in den relevanten Entscheidungsgremien. Sie arbeiten an der konzeptionellen und technologischen Weiterentwicklung von Instrumenten und Leistungen des analytischen CRM und setzen die daraus resultierenden Anforderungen um. Sie überwachen Nutzung und Erfolg der Leistungen des analytischen CRM, die das KKZ innerhalb der Mobiliar zur Verfügung stellt, kommunizieren sie und leiten daraus mit den relevanten Stakeholdern Empfehlungen für Optimierungsmassnahmen ab und setzen diese um
Anforderungen: Sie verfügen über einen Hochschulabschluss mit Schwerpunkt Statistik, quantitativen Datenanalysemethoden, Data Mining oder einen Hochschulabschluss in Betriebswirtschaft mit Schwerpunkt Marketing und haben sich im jeweils anderen Themengebiet auf Hochschulniveau weitergebildet. Sie haben Programmierkenntnisse in SAS, SPSS, R oder SQL. Ausserdem bringen Sie mehrere Jahre Berufserfahrung in der Analytik von Kundendaten für Marketing- und Vertriebsthemen mit
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Erfahrung mit operativen CRM-Systemen (z.B. Siebel) und Reportings-Tools (z.B. Business Objects) sind erwünscht

Published: December 17, 2014   15:13

Department: Department of Engineering Science
Duration: 30 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project is entitled “Intelligent Management of Multiple Decentralised Energy Storage Systems”. You will be responsible for research into non-parametric time-series prediction techniques, with a particular focus on networked, peer-to-peer, decentralized software implementations. You will develop scalable non-parametric Bayesian models for sequential inference, fusing information from a network of nodes reporting noisy, local, measurements
Minimum Requirements: You should possess a good first degree in engineering or mathematics/statistics, with specialisation in probabilistic models and have or are about to complete a PhD in a relevant area. Experience in Bayesian inference and practical application in uncertain domains as well as expertise and experience in computer programming are essential

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 16, 2014   08:43

Department: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This role covers working from the analysis of sequence data quality and genome accessibility, exploration and evaluation of methods for calling SNPs and other classes of polymorphism, methods for haplotype estimation, producing high quality data on genome and haplotype variation, and the analyses of those data to generate new insights into the mutation and recombination processes that shape Anopheles genomes. The publication of high quality data resources in addition to scientific papers is an important component of this role
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in a subject with a substantial quantitative component in a relevant subject such as malaria biology or genome variation, previous experience in processing and analysis of working with large scale genomic data, e.g. next generation sequencing data, computational skills using a high-level computer programming language (e.g.Python/R/MATLAB) as well as prior training in Statistics and Bioinformatics

Deadline: January 12, 2015 | Published: December 16, 2014   08:39

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:26

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:26

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:25

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:23

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:21

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:17

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:16

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:07

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:06

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

Published: December 16, 2014   08:06

Department: Group Functions and Others
Workload: 100%
Duties: Portfolio responsibility for selected GLA-agreed deliverables in respect of Group’s Solvency II project, Swiss Solvency Test, and Zurich’s Internal Economic Capital model; Review, maintenance and development of existing actuarial methodology and related template tools; Training and support to wider teams on methodology and developments for global embedding in business units, within GLA and to non-actuarial teams; Keeping abreast of latest industry developments and best practice on life actuarial methodologies in respect of assigned aspects to provide corresponding advice and support, and inform development of methodology; Collaboration with local teams to support global implementation of selected group-level life actuarial methodologies
Minimum Requirements: Qualified actuary; A minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience of life insurance or reinsurance either in a life office or consultancy; Strong background in financial economics, statistics and/or actuarial science; Sound knowledge of risk and capital management techniques and theory; Expert knowledge of market-consistent valuation techniques in particular in respect of life business for both assets and liabilities; Proficiency in VBA essential; Fluent English and strong communication skills, both written and oral
Preferred Requirements: Detailed knowledge of one or more economic solvency regimes e.g. Swiss Solvency Test, Solvency II is a distinct advantage; Additionally proficiency in other mathematical software programming languages e.g. R, SPlus, Matlab would be beneficial

Published: December 16, 2014   08:00

Department: Group Functions and Others
Workload: 100%
Duties: As an ALM Actuary your main responsibilities will involve: Support the production of replicating portfolios; Produce reports and ad-hoc analysis; Provide peer review for ALM risk capital calculations; Maintain the control framework for production activities; Support maintenance and enhancement of existing Excel and Matlab based tools; Automate production tasks and review processes; Lead methodology projects under the supervision of a senior actuary; Provide actuarial advice and opinion on ALM-related issues
Minimum Requirements: Qualified actuary preferably with postgraduate degree in applied mathematics or statistical field; A minimum of 3 years of experience working in economic capital modeling and/or prior experience in life insurance; Strong background in financial economics, statistics and/or actuarial sciences; Sound knowledge of risk and capital management techniques and theory; Advanced IT skills, with particular focus on excellent Excel skills and VBA; Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English
Preferred Requirements: Previous experience with replicating portfolios or other proxy methodologies is a plus; Experienced in Matlab and/or SQL a strong plus

Published: December 16, 2014   08:00

Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Within research project you will develop the initial results into a general methodology for constructing B-spline based relaxations of robust optimization problems. In addition to the theoretical research this involves, you will develop a software toolbox for efficient spline manipulations and optimization, and validate the methodology on robust optimization applications such as robust control and motion planning in obstructed environments
Minimum Requirements: An ideal candidate holds a degree in engineering or applied mathematics.He or she has a solid background in numerical optimization, systems theory and control, a strong interest and experience in mathematical programming (Matlab, Python, C/C++), and enthusiasm for scientific research. Proficiency in English is a requirement and applicants whose mother tongue is neither Dutch nor English must present an official language test report

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   14:23

Aufgaben: Test and performance analyse of data fusion and tracking algorithms for on vehicle traffic perception system. The works involves test planning, statistics generation, result visualization as well as algorithm performance analysis
Anforderungen: Profound knowledge in probability theory, mathematics, and statistics. Base knowledge in C++ and Matlab programming. Ability to work independently

Published: December 15, 2014   14:14

Department: The Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Two classes of approaches exist to deal with this uncertainty: (i) model-based approaches that adapt the model parameters based on past input-output measurements; and (ii) signal-based approaches that directly estimate the disturbance signals. In previous research (1-2) we developed an optimization-based learning strategy that allows combining both approaches. In this research project you will apply and validate this learning strategy on industrial mechatronic test cases. In addition you will further extend the strategy to meet the learning speed and robustness requirements of these applications
Minimum Requirements: An ideal candidate has a degree in engineering and a strong background in control, numerical optimization, mechatronics, programming (Matlab, C/C++), a strong interest and experience for work on industrial mechatronic test cases and enthusiasm for scientific research

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   13:08

Abteilung: Institut für Quantitative Betriebs- u. Volkswirtschaftliche Forschung
Dauer: 2 y        Pensum: 19, 35 St
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit an der Organisation, Vorbereitung und Durchführung von Forschung und Lehre in den Fachgebieten „Deskriptive Entscheidungstheorie“, „Behavioral Finance“ und „Household Finance“
Anforderungen: Ein mit gutem Examen abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium mit einem quantitativ orientierten Studienschwerpunkt (z. B. BWL, VWL, Quantitative Finance, Finanzmathematik); Forschungserfahrung
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Kenntnisse eines Statistikprogramms (Stata und/oder R) sowie grundlegende Programmierkenntnisse

Deadline: January 16, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   11:45

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

Published: December 15, 2014   10:26

Duties: Le stagiaire aura pour mission de contribuer au cadre d’analyse et de contrôle des risques financiers liées à l’ensemble des opérations initiées par la holding du Groupe AXA (opérations de financement, instruments dérivés liés à la politique de couverture de taux et de change). Suivi continu des positions de nos dérivés: Compréhension des différents types d’instruments utilisés par la Trésorerie: émissions de dettes, prêts/emprunts auprès des filiales, lignes de crédit, swaps, CAP, options; Contrôles financiers quotidiens; Suivi des risques liés à nos positions dérivés OTC (taux et change); Valorisations mensuelles des dérivés de nos filiales. Analyse de l’impact financier de nos positions. Participation au projet Solvabilité 2 pour le compte d’AXA SA (capital économique basé sur des calculs de VaR)
Minimum Requirements: Bac + 5, issu d’une formation type Ecole de Commerce, Ecole d’ingénieur spécialisation finance. Maîtrise des produits financiers et de leurs valorisations. Excellente maîtrise des outils informatiques et de VBA

Published: December 15, 2014   10:24

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

Published: December 15, 2014   10:16

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

Published: December 15, 2014   09:53

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

Published: December 15, 2014   09:53

Abteilung: Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Dauer: 3 y
Aufgaben: Mitarbeit in der Forschung und Lehre in Höhe von 3 Semesterwochenstunden des Fachgebietes Banken und Finanzierung sowie in der Fachgebietsorganisation. Die Forschungsschwerpunkte des Fachgebietes liegen im Risikomanagement sowie der Regulierung von Banken. Die Möglichkeit zur Promotion ist gegeben
Anforderungen: Wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium der Betriebs- oder Volkswirtschaftslehre, (Wirtschafts-) Mathematik, Wirtschaftsinformatik oder vergleichbarer Studienrichtung, jeweils mit geeigneter Vertiefung (insbesondere Banken/Finanzierung und/oder Statistik/Ökonometrie), das mit Prädikatsexamen abgeschlossen wurde; Programmiererfahrung, Erfahrung im Umgang mit statistischer Software sowie gute Englischkenntnisse

Deadline: January 2, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   09:46

Workload: 100%
Duties: Reviewing and assessing the performance and strategic execution track record of Zurich Group as a whole as well as specific business segments and/or other assigned are based on internal analysis and competitive intelligence. Identifying emerging issues and reviewing them as agreed with the executive management. Preparing and assisting in conducting Business Reviews. Ensuring appropriate management of key stakeholders. Assisting in designing and leading a consistent and coherent state of the art performance management process across the Group. Building strong relationships with key executives and their representatives. Assisting the communication of performance-related contents to internal (and where appropriate external) stakeholders
Minimum Requirements: A Master degree from a reputable university. At least 4+ years of experience as a performance or equity analyst or another strategic Finance role in the insurance industry or an actuarial role (preferably Life insurance) or a minimum of 5+ years of experience at Zurich in a significant line or functional position. At least 5 years of relevant experience in performance management, a strategic Finance role, or at a top-level strategy consulting firm. Solid theoretical background in finance and preferably in one additional relevant field of experience. Profound know-how of the insurance industry. Ability to structure, communicate and provide clarity on complex subject matters at all levels within the organization (written text, slides and orally). Sound computer literacy and proficiency in major market software. Excellent spoken and written English

Published: December 15, 2014   08:03

Department: Direction Offer Corporate
Duration: Contrat à durée indéterminée
Duties: Organiser, animer et traiter toutes les réunions nécessaires avec toutes les parties participant au développement du produit; traduire les idées d’un nouveau produit en une description de produit concrète; définir, obtenir et analyser les statistiques nécessaires au suivi d’un produit. Cette fonction propose une vision très large de l’activité de Life avec des contacts nombreux et variés. Le Product Manager contribue également à l’innovation dans les activités de Life Corporate
Minimum Requirements: Formation de mastère en économie, ingénieur commercial, actuariat ou similaire; connaissance des outils Microsoft; néerlandophone ou francophone, avec une bonne connaissance de la 2e langue nationale et de l’anglais
Preferred Requirements: la connaissance des assurances de groupe est un atout

Published: December 15, 2014   08:03

Duration: 2-2.5 ans
Duties: Vous travaillerez sur le marché des grands comptes retraite (principalement des entreprises de plus de 1000 salariés): Comme activité principale, assurer le suivi des principaux comptes clients confiés. Vous serez le point technique de référence pour exécuter ces comptes techniques et le calcul de la participation aux bénéficies. Répondre à toute question technique des clients concernant l’évolution de leur contrat. Présenter les comptes annuels aux clients. Participer à la sécurisation de nos contrats avec entre autres, la validation de n'importe quelle liquidation d'annuité au-dessus de 30 K€. Participer à différentes études techniques sur le portefeuille retraite (rentabilité du portefeuille, analyses de longévité, le coût futur des taux techniques)
Minimum Requirements: Diplômé(e) Bac+5 en finance, actuariat, mathématiques, statistiques ou similaire; Diplôme obtenu en 2014 ou 2015. Première expérience professionnelle. Connaissances des calculs actuariels. Anglais et français parlé et écrit courant. Etant disposé(e) à s’implanter à l’étranger après 12 ou 18 mois (la mobilité internationale sera décidée en fonction de votre motivation et de votre performance)

Published: December 15, 2014   08:03

Abteilung: Mathematik, Natur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Dauer: ab 01.09.2015 oder n.V
Aufgaben: Vorlesungen im Bereich der Grundlagenausbildung in Statistik und Mathematik sind zu übernehmen. Ein Engagement in der angewandten Forschung sowie im Technologie- und Wissenstransfer zwischen Hochschule und Wirtschaft wird erwartet. Die Bewerberin/der Bewerber soll am Austausch mit unseren internationalen Partnerhochschulen mitwirken und in der Lage und bereit sein, englischsprachige Lehrveranstaltungen anzubieten
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. Erfahrungen mit statistischen Methoden aus dem Qualitätsmanagement

Deadline: January 23, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   08:00

Department: Biostatistics Unit
Workload: 100%
Duties: Under the general leadership of the Programme Leader, to be responsible for all aspects of the research projects, including defining the direction of the work, following up external collaborations, conducting the research, analysing the data, preparing the work for publication and disseminating the results at meetings. To present their work at seminars within the unit and at external meetings. To contribute to the overall preparation of research for publication, and to take responsibility for some publications
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Statistics. Good knowledge of Bayesian methods and associated simulation algorithms. Good knowledge of non-parametric Bayesian cluster models. Familiarity with methods for high dimensional data analysis. Strong skills in using modern modelling techniques. Strong skills in computational statistics, in particular simulation techniques such as MCMC algorithms. Experienced user for R and one other language suitable for large data set analysis
Preferred Requirements: Familiarity with Bioinformatics tools and data bases. Experience of managing collaborative projects. Knowledge of C++

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   08:00

Department: National Oceanography Centre (NOC)
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will develop robust simulation models for simulating the navigation of both autonomous underwater vehicles and surface marine vehicles. You will Implement and test different algorithms for improving AUV navigation accuracy for long range missions
Minimum Requirements: You will hold a Master’s degree in Physics, Computer Science, Planetary Science, Mathematics or related fields. You must be able to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams and have good communication skills. You will be willing to register for a PhD at the University of Southampton on the topic of Navigation Algorithms for Long Endurance Underwater Vehicles

Deadline: January 11, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   08:00

Department: Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics Research Group
Workload: 100%
Duties: The project consists of development of a CFD platform, including inflow boundary conditions, moving mesh techniques, gust effects in Large-Eddy Simulations, for modelling the aerodynamics of moving train and bridge systems
Minimum Requirements: This work will provide deep understanding and establish technology basis for improving aerodynamic stabilization for high-speed trains in complex winds

Deadline: December 11, 2015 | Published: December 15, 2014   08:00

Department: The Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE)
Workload: 100%
Duties: We are interested in the development and application of machine learning and data mining algorithms for biomedical data analysis. Alumni of the lab now hold positions which reach from faculty positions in mathematics to faculty positions in bioinformatics, which reflects the spectrum of research activities in the lab
Minimum Requirements: New group members should be highly motivated and creative, show an exceptional track record, and have a background in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields, and be interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment at the interface of Machine Learning and Biomedicine, in algorithm development for and/or applications of these algorithms to large-scale data analysis problems in biology and medicine

Published: December 15, 2014   08:00

Department: Urban Water Management
Duration: 18+ m
Duties: Your research will focus on developing a generic control strategy for integrated wastewater systems, consisting of sewers, wastewater treatment plants and receiving waters. To this aim, you will apply recent concepts from applied mathematics and control theory to urban hydrological rainfall runoff models. You will test them in selected real-world applications
Minimum Requirements: A recent master or doctoral degree in automation and control, electrical or mechanical, engineering, applied mathematics, physics or stochastic hydrology; excellent interpersonal skills
Preferred Requirements: Strong analytical and C/C++ programming skills and experience with rainfall-runoff or surface water quality modelling, several years of working experience in automation and control, excellent German and good English language skills

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 14, 2014   09:17

Department: Business Unit Creditor; Equipe Actuariat
Duties: Sujet: Support à la Refonte de l'outil CQS et Elaboration des Lois d'Incidence. Dans le cadre de la refonte de l’outil de rentabilité CQS (Italie), il est nécessaire de mener des études sur les bases de données et de supporter l'équipe dans la réalisation du nouvel outil. L’objectif principal de la mission sera donc d’élaborer des lois d'incidences à partir d’une méthode innovante, d’analyser l’impact sur les différents portefeuilles et de contribuer à la réalisation de l'outil de rentabilité CQS qui devra projeter les flux comptables et calculer les indicateurs de rentabilité utilisés en AXA.. Les lois devront être calculées sur tous les clients Italiens et nécessitent au préalable d’appréhender le type de prêt sous-jacent
Minimum Requirements: Diplôme préparé: Actuariat. VBA, Pack Office, SAS. Langue: Anglais, Italien (optionnel)

Published: December 14, 2014   08:33

Duration: Open Ended        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to contribute strongly to both teaching and research within the Statistics Group
Minimum Requirements: A doctorate in Statistics or closely aligned field with a strong research record in Statistics evidenced by publications in international Statistics journals
Preferred Requirements: Expertise in stochastic processes or applied probability who can demonstrate the potential to link with and enhance the current research interests of the Statistics group

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: December 14, 2014   08:00

Duration: Open Ended        Workload: 100%
Duties: Teach on existing programmes; Help develop and teach on the MMath integrated Masters UG programme; Help develop and teach on the MSc in Mathematics and its Applications
Minimum Requirements: A doctorate in Mathematics or closely aligned field with a strong research record in Mathematics evidenced by publications in international Mathematics journals, conference presentations, etc
Preferred Requirements: Research expertise in topology or analysis, which links with and enhances the current research interests of the Mathematics group

Deadline: March 1, 2015 | Published: December 14, 2014   08:00

Department: Ear Institute
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project will involve collection and analysis of behavioural (psychophysics and eye tracking) and EEG data, development of MatLab software for running and analysing the experiments, as well as the preparation of research findings for presentations and publications. There is the possibility (if UCL eligibility criteria are satisfied) to undertake a UCL PhD degree within the context of this research work
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold a 1st class, or upper 2nd (or equivalent) MSc degree in an engineering or Neuroscience-related subject
Preferred Requirements: Previous experience with neuroscience research, functional brain imaging and/or acoustics is desirable

Deadline: December 26, 2014 | Published: December 14, 2014   08:00

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 35 h a week
Duties: Responsible for the collection, organization and preparation of data, and will contribute to measurements of brain and retinal image data with existing, specialist packages. Responsible for the statistical data analysis in collaboration with CCACE experts and the external collaborators team (Univ of Genova, Italy), and of preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications
Minimum Requirements: A good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. psychology, statistics, quantitative biological or social sciences). PhD or near completion and extensive research experience in multi-variate analysis of data from biological, psychological or social sciences, ideally incl. structural equation modelling, experience of packages like R, Mplus, AMOS, OpenMx. Previous exposure to exposure to data preparation for statistical analysis in biological, psychological or social sciences studies. Experience in delivering research projects

Deadline: February 2, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   14:33

Duration: until 31.03.2018        Workload: 35 h a week
Duties: Contribute to the image measuring effort (brain MR and retinal OCT data) using existing software packages as well as interact closely with the wider, multi-disciplinary research team working on the project; contribute to the co-supervision of under and postgraduate students taking short-term projects related to this research; prepare manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications
Minimum Requirements: A good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. physics, engineering, mathematics or computing). Programming experience and mathematical ability, preferably in machine learning. Extensive research experience within image analysis techniques, preferably in MRI or retinal OCT supported by relevant qualifications (normally PhD or equivalent) and reflected in a growing research portfolio, publication record, and grant applications. Experience in delivering research projects

Deadline: February 2, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   14:28

Department: School of Social and Community Medicine
Duration: until 31.12.2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will work in to develop advanced evidence synthesis methods in a number of areas. Among the topic of interest are methods for: missing data; relative responsiveness of test instruments; alternatives to standardisation; and sensitivity of network meta-analysis to changes in data inputs
Minimum Requirements: A good first degree (2.1 or equivalent) in statistics or related quantitative discipline. Training or experience in statistical methods for evidence synthesis (meta-analysis). A good understanding of clinical trials and the systematic review process. Clear and concise scientific writing skills. Competence with Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) or equivalent software. Competence with statistical software
Preferred Requirements: PhD in medical statistics or other relevant quantitative discipline. Training or experience in Bayesian statistics. Experience with statistical software R and/or WinBUGS. Training or experience in multivariate and/or network meta-analysis (mixed treatment comparisons)

Deadline: January 28, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   14:23

Department: Mathematical Institute
Duration: 1-2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Work on aspects of the following projects or related topics: The prediction and analysis of microstructure arising from solid phase transformations; The Landau – de Gennes theory of liquid crystals. Teach up to four sets of undergraduate or graduate classes per year
Minimum Requirements: A PhD awarded or submitted, in mathematics or a related discipline, a good publication record judged by the stage of his/her career, expertise in analysis and other subject areas relevant for the projects (such as partial differential equations, the calculus of variations, continuum mechanics, scientific computation, dynamical systems)
Preferred Requirements: A research record in some aspect of nonlinear analysis applied to problems in mechanics

Deadline: January 14, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   12:02

Department: Clinical Effectiveness Research Group
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: The tasks will include participation in the planning, development, conduction and analyses of clinical trials and epidemiology studies. Duties will include both standard analyses of research data, power analyses for planned trials, and advanced methods for analyses of complex epidemiology projects
Minimum Requirements: A statistical PhD degree or similar background, experience in standard and advanced statistical methods, knowledge and expertise in clinical epidemiology and handling of large databases
Preferred Requirements: Experience from analyzing longitudinal data sets. Proficiency in a Scandinavian language

Deadline: November 20, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   10:56

Department: Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: 1+ y
Duties: You will lead a programme of research to develop geostatistical models that characterise spatial variation in mortality and three key disease syndromes
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in computer science, statistics, maths or another relevant subject, and postdoctoral experience of leading a programme of research; demonstrable competence in at least one programming language and a good knowledge of probability theory/statistics
Preferred Requirements: Experience of niche modelling and/or infectious disease epidemiology

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   10:56

Department: Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: 1+ y
Duties: You will lead a programme of research to develop species distribution/niche models that predict the occurrence of pathogens with different transmission modes (e.g. water-borne diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and so on)
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in computer science, statistics, maths or another relevant subject, and postdoctoral experience of leading a programme of research; demonstrable competence in at least one programming language and a good knowledge of probability theory/statistics
Preferred Requirements: Experience of niche modelling and/or infectious disease epidemiology

Deadline: January 26, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   10:56

Department: The Biomedical Sequencing Facility
Duties: Analysis of cancer genome, epigenome, and transcriptome data. Bioinformatic methods development for single-cell sequencing technologies. Computational prioritization of causal genes in rare Mendelian diseases. Contribution to Genom Austria, which is the Austrian Personal Genome Project
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate has an excellent track record in bioinformatics, human genetics, or a related field (typically including a PhD with or without additional postdoctoral experience although outstanding Master-level applications will also be considered). The exact job description, responsibilities, and salary will be commensurable with experience. All candidates should have prior work experience in world-class institutions. Because CeMM works in highly competitive areas at the forefront of biomedical research, intellectual curiosity, diligence, flexibility, and dedication to science are key success factors

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:07

Department: Medical Epigenomics Lab
Duties: The lab is driven by the ideas of all its members. If you already have a project in mind, we would like to hear from you. If not, here are a few topics for inspiration: (i) Why is leukemia a disease of the elderly? Can we identify an “epigenetic clock” that counts down toward leukemia? What is wrong with this clock in those rare cases of childhood leukemia? (ii) Can we construct a blood cancer from scratch, by inducing only epigenetic defects? Which combination of pathways provides the minimum core of an epigenetic leukemia? (iii) How can we make epigenome data useful for personalized medicine? Every physician uses Google – can we build a “Google for the epigenome”?
Minimum Requirements: An ideal candidate would have a background in molecular biology (including functional genomics, chemical biology, human genetics, molecular medicine, etc.) or in the computational sciences (bioinformatics, physics, engineering, etc.) and a strong interest in working together with collaborators in the entire spectrum of epigenetics, medical genomics, and bioinformatics

Deadline: January 31, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:06

Abteilung: Institut für Biostatistik
Dauer: 2, 5 y
Aufgaben: Thema: "Simultaneous inference in quantitative genetics and molecular biology" ist Teil einer Qualifikation (Habilitation) und erfolgt in Zusammenarbeit mit Gruppen der Fakultät und ausgewählten Gruppen in Österreich, Italien und den USA. Neben statistischer Methodenentwicklung und der Testung ihrer Anwendbarkeit auf Realdaten ist umfangreiche Programmierung in R vorgesehen. Weiterhin sind Lehre im Fach Biostatistik in den Studiengängen Gartenbauwissenschaften und Pflanzenbiotechnologie sowie Fachberatungen im dafür vorgesehenen Umfang zu erbringen
Anforderungen: Eine Promotion in Biostatistik, Statistik, Mathematik (mit Spezialisierung in Stochastik) oder ähnlichen Fächern ist erforderlich (wobei die zeitnahe Einreichung der Promotion ausreichend ist). Programmierfähigkeiten in R oder einer entsprechenden Objekt-orientierten Sprache sind ebenso erforderlich wie die Fähigkeit, statistische Probleme und Methoden für Agrar- und Naturwissenschaftler verständlich darzustellen
Gewünschte Anforderungen: Von Vorteil sind Erfahrungen in biostatistischer Beratung oder Lehre für Anwender statistischer Methoden

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:06

Workload: 100%
Duties: Apply Semantic Web technologies, such as Linked Data and related technologies, to network environmental data centres. Provide technical leadership and expertise in marine data management. Collaborate with the marine data community, secure funding and deliver projects to network data centres and make data discoverable
Minimum Requirements: In depth understanding of Semantic Web technologies and how they can be applied to oceanographic data. Knowledge and interest in both environmental science and in operational technologies developed in computer science. A track record of innovation and delivery. A PhD in a related discipline, such as marine, environmental or data science with a strong emphasis on data management and analysis

Deadline: January 25, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:04

Workload: 100%
Duties: Joining a team of climate experts, your scientific knowledge will help us break new ground in the rapidly evolving field of regional monthly to decadal climate variability and change. You’ll use dynamical and statistical analyses to understand the physical processes underlying predictability and assess the fidelity of their representation in climate model simulations and forecasts, leading to improved operational forecasts
Minimum Requirements: A good degree (2.1 or equivalent) in physical or mathematical sciences. A PhD or equivalent research experience in physical or mathematical sciences. A strong desire to understand climate variability and change. Demonstrated ability to perform scientific analysis using modern computer programming languages. Demonstrated successful written and verbal communication skills. Senior Scientist – an established research record including peer reviewed publications in this area. Senior Scientist – several years of post-doctorate research experience

Deadline: January 12, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:04

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Mathematical research in an interesting and stimulating environment. Teaching within the programme of courses offered by the department
Minimum Requirements: M.Sc.-degree or equivalent in mathematics or a related subject with final grades above average; interest in research and teaching (primarily in German)

Deadline: January 17, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:03

Department: The Department of Applied Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: These PhD projects will address the mathematical analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations arising in the study of water waves. In particular, the project will focus on aspects of nonlinear wave-current interactions in the nearshore. The analysis will employ a variety of mathematical approaches, ranging from the rigorous analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations to some numerical studies
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant should have a 1st or upper 2nd class honour degree from the Irish or UK system- or the relevant European equivalent- in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. A desirable, although not strictly necessary, background would include knowledge of partial differential equations, mathematical analysis and fluid dynamics. A high standard of written and spoken English is considered compulsory

Deadline: February 28, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:03

Department: The Faculty of Science
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will work as an independent researcher focusing on the development and application of mass spectrometric tools for quantitative network-scale analysis of proteins in model cell systems and quantitative methods to determine the abundance of proteins in tissues. You will work within a team of scientists to conduct both collaborative research in addition to your own research
Minimum Requirements: You must have a PhD in chemistry, life sciences or a computational background with a special focus on the use of quantitative mass spectrometry for proteomics. Publications in peer-reviewed international journals highlighting your experience will be carefully considered in the selection process and previous experience in quantitative MS is a particular advantage, as well as research on clinical samples. You are expected to exhibit the highest degree of reliability and accuracy to assure quality results. Additionally you will collaborate closely with analytical biochemistry, molecular biology, clinical and computational research staff to design, plan, and perform experiments, collect data, and conduct data analysis

Deadline: February 15, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:03

Department: The Department of Information and Computer Science
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: In addition to research work, persons hired are expected to participate in the supervision of students and teaching following the standard practices at the department
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should have a Ph.D. and solid technical experience in a field in computer science, machine learning, data mining, statistics, algorithmics, combinatorics, optimization and/or database engineering. The applicant should be enthusiastic and energetic in doing new research in machine learning for augmented science and knowledge work and have sufficient programming skills

Deadline: January 7, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:03

Department: Department of Mathematical Physics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The primary responsibility will be to conduct research in theoretical physics as part of a SFI-funded project on "Topological Order and Fault Tolerant Quantum Computation." The project involves a number of subprojects which focus on: Systems with competing topological phases, notably in the fractional quantum Hall effect, and novel ways to distinguish these phases, e.g. based on entanglement; Characterization of topological orders, which involves study of anyon models and CFT by algebraic and computational methods; Measurement and manipulation of topological quantum numbers, which concentrates on real and proposed devices, such as anyonic interferometers and quantum wire junctions
Minimum Requirements: PhD in theoretical physics, mathematics or a related subject
Preferred Requirements: Two years of relevant research experience and evidence of developing research independence; Previous research experience and interests in the physics of topologically ordered systems and/or in quantum information and computation; Experience with scientific writing, preferably publications in relevant refereed journals

Deadline: January 18, 2015 | Published: December 13, 2014   08:02