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Duration: 1 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a highly motivated bioinformatics analyst to provide bioinformatics support for research based on next-generation sequencing, including ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq and bisulfite-Seq. These techniques generate large amounts of sequence data that need managing, analyzing and interpreting using state-of-the-art computational methods. Working closely with biologists of various institutes of the University and computational scientists at S3IT you will contribute to research projects as well as provide support and training to members of the UZH research groups. You will use existing tools and develop novel approaches for the analysis and visualization of data from high throughput sequencing projects
Minimum Requirements: Ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. with a strong background in bioinformatics, biostatistics, and large-scale dataset analysis, excellent communication and programming skills. Statistical analysis and visualization using Python, Matlab or R. Genomic data analysis and visualization using specialist tools and programs
Preferred Requirements: Experience in any of the working areas ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, bilsulphite-Seq and de novo assembly will be considered an advantage. In particular familiarity with any of the data analysis tools: - read alignment (bowtie, STAR or similar), differential expression (Cufflinks, EdgeR or similar), de novo assembly and postprocressing (Abyss, Trinity, Abacas/mugsy or similar), de novo sequence annotation (Prokka or similar), phylogenetic analysis (MrBayes or similar)

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   14:04              

Department: BWL und Betriebliche Umweltökonomie
Duration: 3 y        Workload: Vollzeit oder Teilzeit
Duties: Die Forschungsschwerpunkte der Abteilung BWL und Betriebliche Umweltökonomie liegen in den Bereichen Entscheidungstheorie und Experimentelle Ökonomik. Die anwendungsbezogene Forschung bezieht sich auf betriebliche Entscheidungen mit Umweltbezug. Die Möglichkeit zur Promotion ist gegeben
Minimum Requirements: Gesucht werden Hochschulabsolventen der Studiengänge Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Wirtschaftsmathematik oder Wirtschaftsinformatik mit überdurchschnittlichem Abschluss und vorzugsweise quantitativer Studienausrichtung

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   14:03              

Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project will investigate innate lymphoid cells, dendritic cells and macrophages differentiation in steady state hematopoiesis and during infection, as well as collaborations on cancer development
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate has expertize in mouse experiment, in particular bone-marrow transplantation, multi-color facs analysis, deep sequencing. Previous experience in genetic cloning or lineage tracing will be an advantage. The candidate should be willing to work in an interdisciplinary field, in interaction with the part of the group working on theory

Deadline: April 13, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   13:55              

Minimum Requirements: mehrere y Erfahrung im Bereich Business Intelligence/Data Mining, Vertrautheit mit: Aufbereitung von Daten für analytische Aufgaben, Statistische Modellierung für Kundenmgmt, Risikomgmt od ähnliche Anwendungen, Datenqualität als integralem Bestandteil jedes BI Projekts, Prozess- und Organisationsberatung, Anforderungsmgmt, Projekt-Mgmt, Einsatz von Data Mining Produkten (zB SAS, IBM-SPSS, S-PLUS, R, Knime etc)

Published: March 5, 2015   11:16              

Department: School of Mathematics & Statistics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The School of Mathematics & Statistics is seeking a high calibre scholar who will strengthen the research base in statistical methodology and contribute to collaborative research. The postholder will have no teaching duties for up to five years after appointment
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have an outstanding record of research, preferably with a blend of theory and practice, together with a track record of successful research supervisions and income generation

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:25              

Department: The Roslin Institute
Duration: 18 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project focuses on the development of novel computational methods for reconstructing causal gene networks from large-scale omics data to understand how the genotype determines the phenotype. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a highly interdisciplinary and stimulating environment with access to unique datasets of genotype, RNA-sequencing and phenotype information across hundreds of individuals
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in a computational science (e.g. informatics, statistics, bioinformatics, statistical genetics, engineering, applied mathematics, physics) with expertise in developing algorithms for analysing large-scale omics data
Preferred Requirements: Experience in reverse-engineering gene regulatory networks from large-scale omics data. Experience in statistical genetics, e.g. expression quantitative trait loci mapping or related techniques. Experience of working within an interdisciplinary research environment

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:25              

Department: London Centre for Nanotechnology
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: he postholder will develop nano- and macro-scale switchable transistors and light-emitting devices as new solutions to (nanoscale) multifunctional organic-based logics. More specifically the post-holders will be trained on the time-resolved and spatially-resolved spectroscopy characterisation and will gain expertise on the use top-down nanofabrication techniques (SNOL, SThL, FIB, e-beam) to pattern semiconducting nanostructures on a lengthscale suitable for display and logic applications. The ESR will also be trained through lecture courses, dedicated international schools and workshops, topical conferences, secondments to other consortium nodes and an ambitious and carefully planned research activities benefiting from the expertise of world-leading senior
Minimum Requirements: The Successful candidate will have a BSc or equivalent in Engineering, Physics, Materials Science, or Physical Chemistry. The successful applicants will be energetic individuals with a strong “can-do” attitude, very strong academic record (e.g. UK first-grade degree equivalent, complemented by publications, where possible) and specific experience in the area of organic electronics, as well as an MSc/MSci degree or equivalent programme (or in fact a PhD student at other institutions who is about to obtain the degree, but has not yet completed the course) in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or Physical Chemistry

Deadline: March 9, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:25              

Department: Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: ULTRA-DD seeks to validate new protein targets by generating and testing high quality chemical probes and antibodies in models of human inflammatory disease based on clinical samples to facilitate drug discovery and greater understanding of disease pathology. You will play a key role in the identification and prioritisation of potential targets for ULTRA-DD through integrative bioinformatic led approaches. We seek an exceptional individual who will be able to combine expertise in bioinformatics and the biology of inflammation and immunity, combined with effective project management skills to ensure delivery of milestones and excellent inter-disciplinary interactions
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD in statistical genetics, statistics, bioinformatics, mathematics, physics, computer science or a related discipline together with relevant research experience in statistical genetics and/or bioinformatics, excellent analytical and quantitative skills, experience of project management and collaborative interdisciplinary research and a strong publication record

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:25              

Department: DTU compute
Duration: 3 y
Duties: The PhD project is to develop algorithms and data structures for constraint-based design in the architectural context, in particular for the hot wire and hot blade technology for producing architectural formwork currently being developed by Odico A/S. The basic premise of Digital Factory is that the efficient path from designer to realization is to incorporate production constraints into the design tools themselves. The PhD project is to develop a useable alternative to rational splines using elastic curves, and to develop the algorithms that allow one to use these in an architectural context
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have a master degree in mathematics or applied mathematics, computational science and engineering (CSE), or equivalent academic qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who can document knowledge, and have an interest in, some or all of the following areas: geometry of curves and surfaces, computational geometric processing methods, splines, implementations of mathematical algorithms. Furthermore, a good command of the English language is essential

Deadline: March 29, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:25              

Department: Medicine & Health
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented academic researcher who will focus on decision modelling to enable the economic evaluation of healthcare interventions. You will support the further development of our portfolio of research in evidence synthesis, technology appraisal and model-based economic evaluation
Minimum Requirements: You must have experience or training in the quantitative and computational methods needed for decision modelling including competence with relevant software or programming tools. Those applying at Research Fellow level should have significant experience in decision modelling. A suitable background might include economics, statistics, business, operations research, informatics, decision science or applied programming
Preferred Requirements: Experience in health economics is desirable but not essential if you can bring alternative valuable skills to the position

Deadline: April 19, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:20              

Department: Institue of Child health
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post-holder will be a key member of the data analysis team involved with the analysis and integration of distinct multiple ‘omics’ data and clinical phenotype information in collaboration with Prof Sami Kaski, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology. The main aim of the programme is to identify clinical diagnostic markers of treatment outcome or disease severity/complication. The post offers a unique opportunity to develop innovative computational and statistical methods to fully exploit large scale, cutting edge biological datasets
Minimum Requirements: Applicants will ideally hold a PhD in computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics and/or engineering, or in a biological science with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical work. Proficiency with a high-level programming language (e.g. C++, Java) and/or appropriate scripting languages, and statistical data analysis tools such as R, MATLAB or Python is required. Expertise in the statistical analysis and interpretation of next-generation sequencing datasets as well as developing computational methods and implementing them in a scientific context is expected. A background in human biology or previous experience tackling biological questions

Deadline: March 9, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:20              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Project Themes: Bioengineering and human factors, Computational Engineering. This PhD studentship offers a unique interdisciplinary programme of collaborative work strongly supported by shared supervision from Medicine and Engineering at a world class research centre. The PhD candidate will benefit from the exceptional opportunity to gain expertise in cutting-edge bioimaging technologies and computational modelling methods applied to relevant health questions

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:20              

Department: Institute of Child Health
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: he post-holder will be a key member of the data analysis team responsible for developing methods for the analysis and integration of distinct multiple ‘omics’ data and clinical phenotype information. The main aim of the programme is to identify clinical diagnostic markers of treatment outcome or disease severity/complication. The post offers a unique opportunity to develop innovative computational and statistical methods to fully exploit large scale, cutting edge biological datasets
Minimum Requirements: Applicants will ideally hold a PhD in computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics and/or engineering, or in a biological science with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical work. Proficiency with a high-level programming language (e.g. C++, Java) and/or appropriate scripting languages, and statistical data analysis tools such as R, MATLAB or Python is required. Expertise in the statistical analysis and interpretation of next-generation sequencing datasets as well as developing computational methods and implementing them in a scientific context is expected. A background in human biology or previous experience tackling biological questions in relation to human disease

Deadline: March 9, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:20              

Department: Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited from researchers in the following fields: history and sociology of medicine, philosophy of medicine, history and sociology of social science and psychology, philosophy of social and psychological sciences, moral and political philosophy. Researchers with related distinct projects are also encouraged to apply. The RAs will conduct research, working closely with the project leaders. They will write research papers and manuscripts on the topic of the project
Minimum Requirements: A good first degree and a PhD in a relevant field of research. Familiarity with current digital humanities research and technology (e.g. databases) is desirable Familiarity with image research, academic blogs and podcasts is desirable. Experience in presenting research findings to both scholarly and non-scholarly audiences. Experience of ability to organise and participate in in collaborative research initiatives/projects

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:20              

Department: Department of Zoology
Duration: 2 y
Duties: The main responsibilities will be to review and refine theories as appropriate, regarding innovative applied research in development and application of malaria models; adapt existing and develop new computational and statistical methods; contribute and develop ideas for new research projects; collaborative research projects; provide advice to other members of the group and collaborate with senior colleagues to help raise research funds
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field of science (e.g. statistics) together with relevant experience, such as spatial and spatio-temporal modelling using Bayesian methodologies. They must also have experience of scientific computing using at least one programming language (C, C++, JAVA, R are preferred)

Deadline: April 8, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:15              

Department: The Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV)
Workload: 100%
Duties: s a postdoctoral student you will primarily devote yourself to your research. As a postdoctoral student you are limited to work with education and administration up to 20 percent of full time. Since the origin of medical imaging, its major focus has been the understanding of anatomical structures. Only more recently medical imaging modalities support acquisition of patient-specific functional data embedded in a high-resolution spatial context
Minimum Requirements: The position requires a doctorate or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. The doctorate shall have been obtained no longer than three years before the expiration date of the application. Good knowledge in calculus, linear algebra, statistics and multidimensional signal processing is required. Previous experience from medical imaging is a merit

Published: March 5, 2015   08:15              

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Our groups work on a variety of topics in both modern condensed matter physics and mathematical aspects of quantum information theory. These topics include quantum transport, topological systems, non-equilibrium dynamics, many-body theory, quantum cryptography and quantum communication theory
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should have a strong foundation in theoretical physics and/or quantum information theory, exhibited through past performance in coursework and/or a Masters thesis. Familiarity with the concepts of topology in condensed matter systems is desirable for the physics related scholarships

Deadline: May 1, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:15              

Department: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project will form one of the integral parts of a collaborative UK/India research grant, which is funded by the EPSRC and the Government of India. The candidate is expected to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
Minimum Requirements: A good honours degree or Masters (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering/Materials Science/Physical Science/Applied Mathematics or other relevant discipline with s ome experience and understanding of plasticity and micromechanics is essential. Some experience in finite-element analyses and use of commercial software packages is desirable

Deadline: April 6, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:15              

Department: Division of Medicine
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) ideally with previous experience of pulse programming either for Philips or Siemens clinical systems. The successful applicant will join a dynamic multidisciplinary team of physicists, PDRA’s, clinical research fellows, PhD students, academic radiologists, urologists and clinical support staff within the UCL Centre for Medical Imaging. The challenge will be to design and implement clinically useful techniques to allow imaging of 13C hyperpolarised metabolites in vivo, in humans, within the limited lifetime of the hyperpolarized compound. The PDRA will be expected to implement techniques from the literature or collaborating sites and have a good understanding of MR sequences in practical applications. The PDRA will be encouraged to develop his or her own research which could be either clinically or technically orientated. The emphasis at UCL will be on the applications of these methods to revolutionise diagnosis, risk stratifica...
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must hold an upper Second Honours degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Maths or comparable subject from a recognised university. PhD or equivalent research experience in MRI physics, biomedical engineering, or a comparable subject is also required although applicants close to submission of a thesis will be considered. Strong expertise in programming or using high-level languages or packages (e.g. C/C++, Matlab, OsiriX) is essential

Deadline: March 9, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:15              

Department: Engineering and the Environment
Workload: 100%
Duties: All human food comes from plants and 80% of it is directly plants. Plants get their water and nutrients from the soil. So it is of paramount importance for us to understand how plants and soils interact to enable us to grow the crops in the changing climate. Within this project we will develop predictive fully calibrated mathematical models of plant soil interaction. We will use data from structural and chemical imaging to build new mathematical models. Then we will analyse these models using multiscale analysis and develop new computational image based models to predict how plants take up nutrients like phosphate
Minimum Requirements: Skills required for this project (which all will be developed further as part of the project) include: basic knowledge of mathematical modelling and model analysis, competence in computational methods to solve the models and experience (and love) of computer programming. Project Themes: Bioengineering and human factors, computational engineering, Energy and Climate Change, Geomechanics & Environmental, Geotechnics, Water and Environment

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Department: School of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: In this project we aim to tap into and build upon the hitherto underexploited statistical image processing techniques and Bayesian methods, coupled to robust modelling and high performance computing (HPC), to generate a probabilistic atlas of the variation observed in healthy human blood. The tools generated will be of great value for disease biology and biomarker validation, as well as generating a comprehensive molecular map of potentially great value to the biomedical community
Minimum Requirements: Strong Bachelors/Masters degree in a mathematical subject including EEE, computer science, physics or statistics, and who has an interest in biomedical signal processing, statistical image analysis and/or computational statistics

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Department: Institute of Computational Science; Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS)
Duration: 1+1 y
Duties: Analysis of large amounts of data and data-driven inference of causality relations between different components of complex systems is one of the central problems in modern computational finance, economics as well as in other application areas. Application of the standard stationary causality inference approaches may lead to biased results. An alternative intrinsically-multiscale causality inference approach designed to address the problems of standard approaches (like nonlinearity, nonstationarity, presence of unobserved/latent scales) was developed by one of the PI's. Main aim of this project will be in implementing and investigating this causality inference method on the HPC platforms, HPC implementation of alternative approaches for causality inference and their comparison on supercomputing platforms for the series of economical data sets of increasing complexity
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should possess a PhD degree in one of the disciplines from computational science domain and have a solid background in one or several of the following areas: computational applied mathematics, computer science, high-performance computing, computational economics. Excellent programming skills (Matlab and C/C++) and experience with HPC (MPI/openMP) are expected
Preferred Requirements: Background in Economics and/or Finance is desirable, but not a necessity

Deadline: May 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Department: Mathematics & Physical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a Chair of Data Analytics to capitalise on the current burst of activity world-wide in the area of Data Analytics, and to build on the recent major grants awarded to Leeds by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Medical Research Council
Minimum Requirements: We are particularly seeking applicants with excellent track records in the areas of Applied and/or Computational Statistics, statistical analysis of large data sets, Bayesian machine learning, modelling of complex real-world systems, or algorithms for large data sets

Deadline: April 3, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Duration: 14 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Work within a research project in the domain of Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computer Algebra; Interact with the other members of the research group; Develop international collaborations within the domain of the project
Minimum Requirements: PhD (not dating back more than 5 years) of high quality; Research experience in Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory or a related field; Very good written and oral skills in English; Some knowledge of German and/or French is helpful, but not required

Deadline: April 30, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Department: Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will perform a combined numerical/physical experiment to record and analyze elastic wave fields scattered from a vertical borehole in a layered medium. The analysis will emphasize signal detection and recovery at large distances (compared to wavelength) from the borehole. The successful applicant will perform field experiments to validate the theoretical results of earlier work, and to determine whether the low-frequency waves so generated can be employed in seismic imaging
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must hold a M.Sc. degree or equivalent within geophysics, physics, mathematics, electric engineering or computer science and must qualify for PhD study at NTNU. A good background in mathematics or physics is requested, and fluency in spoken and written English is required

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:10              

Department: The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research
Workload: 100%
Duties: Core member of the research team helping to link biodiversity sciences with computer sciences. This will include collaborating with the group head, postdocs and PhD students on a number of topics related to biodiversity sciences. This includes co-authorship of publications and the opportunity to lead research projects designed in consultation with the group head and others. Bridge the iDiv-based research group of ‘Biodiversity Synthesis’ with the Computer Sciences department at MLU. This will include co-teaching one or more courses in Computer Sciences at MLU with a focus on computational approaches in biodiversity sciences
Minimum Requirements: A PhD degree in computer science, or a related field such as mathematics, physics, or statistics, with a strong preference for those with experience in biodiversity studies. Ability to lead and provide supervision for computational projects aimed at uncovering patterns and processes of biodiversity from local to global scales. Fluency in powerful computational languages (e.g., Python, Perl, C++, Java), as well as programming skills in R (the active language for most biodiversity scientists)

Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We need a talented researcher to undertake a joint modelling and observational approach to understand monsoon processes over India, a topic of fundamental importance to weather and climate in the tropics and worldwide. You will participate in a unique observational field campaign of surface, upper air and aircraft measurements. You will also work closely with the Met Office, including extended visits, on high resolution modelling case studies to match the observational work
Minimum Requirements: PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences. Experience of running numerical models or of in-depth exploration of complex observational data. Strong scientific computing skills. Understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Department: School of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: In this project we aim to demonstrate a new approach to analysing datasets by learning overcomplete signal representations and developing sparse image analysis methodology to decompose the signal from noise while harnessing spatial structure and retaining all the rich dataset details. To achieve this, high performance computing (HPC) approaches with parallel and GPU implementation will be key. The resulting tools developed will be of great value to the disease biology and clinical pathology communities
Minimum Requirements: Strong Bachelors/Masters degree in a mathematical subject including EEE, computer science, physics or mathematics, and who has an interest in HPC, sparse signal processing and/or biomedical image analysis

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Duration: 1, 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Manage and curate a large primary store of medical imaging for a clinical research study. Ensuring its confidentiality, integrity and availability. ‘Housekeep’ the image data to ensure complete and accurate datasets are achieved and also that the appropriate quality standards are met for the study. Perform qualitative and quantitative image analysis according to pre-specified study protocols. Plan and execute data management
Minimum Requirements: A good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. physics, engineering, mathematics or computing). A PhD in a related subject is desirable, but not required. Programming experience and mathematical ability(experience with appropriate programming language, e.g. MATLAB, is desirable but not essential). Research experience within image analysis techniques for cross-sectional medical imaging (e.g. MRI, CT, PET, etc.)

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Department: School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Research Associate will work on the EPSRC project “A Multiobjective Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Parkinson’s Disease”. This project will develop computational tools that can perform objective accurate diagnosis and prognosis of neurodegenerative diseases using inexpensive devices, with a focus on Parkinson’s disease and its variants. The approach will make use of multiobjective evolutionary algorithms to search for and classify diagnostically relevant signals present within recordings of patients undergoing cognitive and motor assessments, and will be carried out in close partnership with our clinical collaborators in the UK and USA
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have, or be near to completing, a PhD in an appropriate area. Experience with data mining and classification is essential. Experience with multiobjective evolutionary algorithms, experimental data collection and analysis and interdisciplinary research is also desirable. Candidates should have good programming and software development skills
Preferred Requirements: We seek a candidate with experience in data mining, and ideally with knowledge of multiobjective evolutionary algorithms. Previous experience with handling medical data and/or movement data recorded on graphics tablets would also be an advantage

Deadline: March 30, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Our groups work on a variety of topics in both modern condensed matter physics and mathematical aspects of quantum information theory. These topics include quantum transport, topological systems, non-equilibrium dynamics, many-body theory, quantum cryptography and quantum communication theory
Minimum Requirements: The candidate should have a strong foundation in theoretical physics and/or quantum information theory, exhibited through past performance in coursework and/or a Masters thesis. Familiarity with the concepts of topology in condensed matter systems is desirable for the physics related scholarships

Deadline: May 1, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:06              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The Post-Doc will work in a project team that develops an environmental re-analysis, specifically on the scale of the urban environment (ERA-URBAN). This should result in a long-term archive of urban energy and water balances at very high resolution (down to ~100 m). Generating this archive requires a high performance computing effort by multi-model simulations, combined with a data-assimilation of large volume multi-source hydro-meteorological observations
Minimum Requirements: The Postdoc candidate is expected to hold a PhD degree in Atmospheric Sciences, Hydro-Meteorology or equivalent. A suitable candidate combines a proven ability in atmospheric mesoscale-modelling, preferably with the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF)
Preferred Requirements: The preferred candidate brings expertise on data assimilation on atmospheric mesoscales and has profound expertise on urban meteorology

Published: March 5, 2015   08:05              

Workload: 100%
Duties: In this impactful role, you’ll contribute to an important global system as you work with scientists and statisticians to turn statistical techniques into robust, efficient code that will enable the delivery of new EUSTACE products. Involved in the full development lifecycle, you’ll design, code, test and document the system under an appropriate configuration management system. We’d like you to work collaboratively with scientists and statisticians, understanding their methods and taking prototype code to development
Minimum Requirements: A good degree (2: 1 or above, or 2: 2 plus higher degree or equivalent) in computer science, computing, maths or physical science. Demonstrated ability to design, code, test, document and deliver scientific software systems or significant components to large systems with due consideration of appropriate configuration management. Demonstrated ability in more than one programming language, e.g. Fortran, Python, C++ and R

Deadline: March 29, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:05              

Department: The Department of Physics
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will be expected to conduct independent research programmes and to participate actively in the scientific exploitation of seismic inversion data with Shell. In particular, the project will focus on the use of nested sampling methods, embodied in the MultiNest software package, to estimate the Bayesian evidence for different physical models and explore the posterior probability of their parameters. The key aspects of interest are: efficiency; accuracy of the estimate of the posterior and evidence; capability to sample multi-modal distributions; and capability to sample a combination of continuous and categorical variables
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or another relevant scientific discipline. They should have a proven track record in independent research and scientific exploitation of data. The candidate must be familiar with Bayesian inference, machine-learning and data analysis in general. Experience with GPU programming is desirable

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:05              

Department: aculty of Science, Technology and Communication
Duration: 3 + m        Workload: 100%
Duties: Research in one or several of the following fields: Theory of operads and props; Deformation quantizaton; Non-commutative Geometr; Grothendieck-Teichmueller grou; Moduli spaces. A limited teaching activity of 2-3 hours per week
Minimum Requirements: PhD (not dating back more than 12 years) of high quality in a related field in mathematics. Independence in research. Good written and oral skills in English. Some basic knowledge of French or the willingness to acquire it during the stay at Luxembourg

Deadline: June 10, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:01              

Department: Institute for Cancer Research
Duration: 1 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking an exceptionally driven and motivated Computational Scientist with extensive experience in analysis of large and complex datasets (e.g. next generation sequencing, high throughput imaging, mass spectrometry) to lead a project focussed on functional and/or chemical genomics. You will have published as a first author in internationally recognised journals and will be expected to apply for research fellowships to secure funding after the first year
Minimum Requirements: You must hold a PhD in computational biology, computer science, systems biology, bioinformatics or other relevant discipline and have a basic understanding of cancer biology, cellular signalling and molecular biology. Candidates with a background in biology with proven proficiency in bioinformatics/computational biology would also be considered
Preferred Requirements: Experience with intersecting large datasets would be advantageous

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:01              

Department: Department of Oncology
Workload: 100%
Duties: The purpose of the role is to provide Biostatistical expertise to the Core and contribute to the design of studies, the analysis of data and the development of new analytical methods. The person appointed will be interacting directly with researchers to help identify project funding opportunities, to maintain the scientific quality and integrity of projects and ensure their timely completion
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have an MSc or PhD in statistics or related discipline or equivalent. Strong quantitative skills, including experience in analysing large-scale and high dimensional data (e.g. genomics, epigenomics, metabolomics, array-based technologies) using relevant software (e.g. R) are essential

Deadline: April 2, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:01              

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will use state-of-the art numerical flow models to simulate the effect of ocean ties on ice-stream flow and to determine the mechanical interaction between floating and grounded ice. Your modelling work will aim at determining the nature of basal control on ice flow upstream from the grounding line
Minimum Requirements: You will have a Ph.D in the earth sciences (for example glaciology, oceanography), physics or mathematics, some prior experience in running numerical models, and good programming skills (for example Matlab or Python)

Deadline: July 5, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:00              

Department: The Department of Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Duties include the applicant’s own research, development of the field, assessment tasks, grant applications, and research management such as supervision and training of research fellows and other staff. The successful applicant must also teach, supervise, prepare and participate in examinations, and fulfill other tasks requested by the Department
Minimum Requirements: Applicants are required to have university level teaching experience, documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is required

Deadline: March 22, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The mission is to provide advanced bioinformatics analyses to some of the most scientifically exciting projects across Sweden, and to provide national courses in bioinformatics. The general aim is to enable for Swedish scientists to analyse high-throughput data from different organisms in relation to health and environment. The Facility for long-term bioinformatics support (aka WABI) already has fifteen senior bioinformaticians employed, and you will join an ambitious team with long experience and high competence. Examples of scientific areas at SciLifeLab where WABI is expected to contribute expertise are cancer and complex diseases, evolutionary genomics, metagenomics, as well as ecological and environmental genomics
Minimum Requirements: PhD in bioinformatics, computer science or similar relevant working experience from advanced studies within bioinformatics, statistics or mathematics (either in academia or industry)
Preferred Requirements: Postdoctoral studies are a strong advantage but not a requirement. Experience in one or more of the following areas is an advantage: tool or algorithm development for bioinformatics and/or biostatistics methodologies for design and analysis of large-scale biological datasets; using graph theory to analyse biological networks, machine learning, and modelling and simulation of biological systems; functional analyses and experimental design within genomics, as well as research areas of interdisciplinary projects within SciLifeLab

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:00              

Department: Merchant Venturers' School of Engineering
Workload: 100%
Duties: The University of Bristol offers a position of post-doctoral Research Associate in a project focused on the development and use of methods from machine learning and bioinformatics, to devise improved predictors for estimating the functional impact of genetic variation in human disease
Minimum Requirements: You will have a strong background in machine learning, statistics or bioinformatics. You will be capable of developing novel methodology in addition to having a keen interdisciplinary interest in the given medical application domain. You will hold a PhD degree and excellent skills in programming (e.g. Python, C++, R, MATLAB) and mathematics

Deadline: April 5, 2015 | Published: March 5, 2015   08:00              

Department: School of Science & Technology
Duties: We are seeking an exceptional individual who will provide research leadership and engage in internationally excellent or internationally leading research which is clearly linked to - and significantly enhances - the activities of the Mathematics team
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an excellent research profile, as evidenced by high-quality publications and grant capture, with preference being given to activity that complements our existing research interests in mathematics. These include numerical analysis, mathematical biology, bioinformatics, combinatorics and quantum information theory and modelling in engineering and physics. The successful candidate will also contribute to course development and must have excellent communication and presentation skills, being capable of teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students on mathematics and other science programmes

Deadline: April 5, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   16:32              

Duration: 3 m        Workload: 10 Stunden/Monat
Duties: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Wissenschaftliche Unterstützung im Rahmen der Teilmassnahme und speziell im Rahmen eines Forschungsprojektes
Minimum Requirements: Gute Kenntnisse in SPSS. Erfahrung der Aufarbeitung von empirischen Daten. Erfahrung in der Literaturrecherche und Formatierung von Word-Dokumenten. Bevorzugt gesucht werden Studierende bildungswissenschaftlicher oder psychologischer Fachrichtungen

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   14:55              

Department: Oxford Department of International Development
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Research Officer will contribute to OPHI's multidimensional poverty measurement activities by adapting existing and developing new research methodologies and materials, including questionnaires and surveys as well as measurement design, and by supporting partners who are implementing OPHI methodologies. The postholder will undertake academic research on multidimensional poverty analysis, and disseminate the results in teaching, seminars, briefings, and presentations
Minimum Requirements: Qualifications include: a doctorate in economics or another social science with strong quantitative background (completed or due to be submitted before the start date of this post), and experience of using STATA; the ability to lead training activities and provide technical consultations and to collaborate in the preparation of research publications

Deadline: April 8, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   14:53              

Department: Aerospace Engineering
Duration: 2 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be developing motion planning algorithms for a driverless car. In particular, you will address the challenge of cooperative autonomous driving in an urban setting. How should we pass an on-coming car in a narrow street? How should we pass a broken down vehicle blocking our path? When should we let another driver go ahead at a junction? These scenarios demand more than just rule following: you'll be developing a comprehensive motion-planning and decision-making system, able to evaluate many different options and proceed with the best. Importantly, you don't need to solve the whole driving problem: the scope will be limited to carefully designed test scenarios
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD or equivalent in control, robotics, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline. You will have a proven track record in research into motion planning, cooperative control or autonomous decision-making. Software will hold no fear for you, and you will be able to solve challenging coding problems in a manageable and maintainable way. You will be comfortable managing your own piece of a much bigger project. Overall, you will be passionate about your technology's potential and about learning its role in the 'bigger picture' to come

Deadline: March 29, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   14:48              

Department: Fachgebiet Logistik und Operations Research
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: Durchführung von vorlesungsbegleitenden Übungen und Praktika. Vorbereitung und Vorkorrektur von Klausuren. Betreuung und Vorkorrektur von Seminar- und Abschlussarbeiten. Aufsicht und Beisitz in Prüfungen. Aktive Mitarbeit an Forschungsprojekten und Mitwirkung bei der Anfertigung von wissenschaftlichen Publikationen
Minimum Requirements: Gesucht werden Absolventen mit einem Universitätsabschluss (mind. 8 Semester) mit quantitativer Studienausrichtung vorzugsweise aus dem Bereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Sehr gute Kenntnisse in dem Bereich Operations Research sind unverzichtbare Voraussetzungen. Erfahrungen in der C/C++-Programmierung sowie im Umgang mit Standardsoftware der mathematischen Optimierung (z. B. CPLEX) sind wichtig. Zudem ist die Beherrschung der englischen Sprache in Wort und Schrift unabdingbar. Die Bereitschaft zur Promotion wird erwartet

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   14:24              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Lead, develop and manage Zurich’s longevity proposition. Ensure that relevant local, group and regulatory stakeholder interest is managed. Build local longevity expertise. Responsible for longevity balance sheet and P&L. Build and develop industry relationships, both for existing propositions and with a view to future expansion
Minimum Requirements: Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries with at least 3 years post qualification experience. Experience of pricing corporate longevity risk transactions. Detailed understanding of the drivers behind longevity risk, both in respect of current levels experienced by groups and the rate of future improvements. Strong IT skills, most notably advanced excel

Published: March 4, 2015   14:16              

Duration: 3 m        Workload: 10 Stunden/Monat
Duties: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Wissenschaftliche Unterstützung im Rahmen der Teilmassnahme und speziell im Rahmen eines Forschungsprojektes „Innovations-Inkubator Lüneburg“
Minimum Requirements: Gute Kenntnisse in SPSS. Erfahrung der Aufarbeitung von empirischen Daten. Erfahrung in der Literaturrecherche und Formatierung von Word-Dokumenten. Bevorzugt gesucht werden Studierende bildungswissenschaftlicher oder psychologischer Fachrichtungen

Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   14:15              

Department: Arbeitsgruppe Telematik
Duration: 13 m
Duties: Durchführung von wissenschaftlichen Aufgaben im Rahmen des Projektes: Smart Grid, dezentrale Stromnetze (Microgrids), Demand-Response Systeme. Selbstständige Forschung und wissenschaftliche Weiterqualifikation; Mitwirkung in der Lehre im Rahmen der Informatik-Studiengänge
Minimum Requirements: Überdurchschnittlich abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium, insbesondere der Fachrichtungen Informatik, Elektrotechnik, Informatik-Ingenieurwesen, Regenerative Energien, Physik, Mathematik

Deadline: April 3, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   11:44              

Department: Department of Aeronautics
Duration: 1, 5 y
Duties: The project will investigate advanced computational strategies to investigate the fluid-structure interaction around highly flexible structures. The focus is the development of efficient numerical and computational schemes to push the boundaries of simulation fluid-structure interaction using high-performance computing. We aim to obtain resolved simulations on moderate Reynolds number separated flows around highly deforming structures. Our interests, and the potential applications of the methods under investigation, range from vortex-induced vibration on offshore riser pipes to aeromechanics of bio-inspired vehicles. This is a computational project that requires a high level of mathematical abstraction and excellent analytical and computational skills, in addition to the ability to work as part of a team
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent experience and/or qualifications) in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering, as well as relevant experience in fluid-structures simulation development. A strong publication record in a relevant field, commensurate with the experience of the candidate, is also desired

Deadline: March 26, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   09:33              

Duties: The research work within the project-team is mostly devoted to the design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms, in the classical or in the quantum setting. It is especially motivated by the fact that the current situation of cryptography is rather fragile: for instance, the security of the available primitives has been so much threatened by the recent progress in cryptanalysis that no stream ciphers and only a few hash functions are nowadays considered to be secure. The most widely used public-key cryptosystems are also threatened by the possible invention of a large quantum computer

Deadline: April 30, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   09:25              

Department: Institut für Produktentwicklung und Gerätebau
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 75%
Duties: Der Aufgabenbereich umfasst die Untersuchung optischer Systeme mittels hybrider Simulationen aus FEM- und Raytracing-Verfahren. Ziel ist die Simulation der thermischen und mechanischen Effekte in der Weisslichterzeugung mit Lasern und Leuchtstoffen. Dazu müssen Ansätze aus Raytracing und FEM miteinander kombiniert werden. Auf projektspezifische Erfahrungen aufbauend bereiten Sie grundlegende Zusammenhänge der Auslegung, Gestaltung und Systemzuverlässigkeit wissenschaftlich auf und dokumentieren diese in der Entwicklungsumgebung des Instituts
Minimum Requirements: Voraussetzung für die Einstellung ist ein abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium in Maschinenbau, Elektrotechnik, Physik oder angrenzenden Wissenschaften. Weiterhin sind gute Kenntnisse des Maschinenbaus, der Simulation oder Optik sowie ausgeprägtes Interesse an den Methoden der Produktentwicklung und des Wissensmanagements erwünscht

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   08:08              

Department: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Duration: 2 y
Duties: We are seeking two Research Assistant/Associates to develop and implement statistical and mathematical models of the transmission and control of emerging viral infections (notably dengue and Ebola). The research undertaken will be in three distinct areas: (a) contributing to the collective work programme of the MRC Centre to assist WHO and other global health partners in responding to the ongoing Ebola epidemic, together with associated longer-term research; (b) modelling to support short-term evidence needs of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, notably in support of its vaccine investment strategy; (c) modelling to assist the development and trialling of new dengue virus control measures, specifically the Sanofi vaccine candidate (in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur and other partners) and the symbiotic bacterium Wolbachia (with collaborators in the Eliminate Dengue consortium
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicants will have a PhD or be working towards submission of their PhD in one of the following areas: infectious disease epidemiology, population genetics, population biology, mathematics, statistics, theoretical physics, computer science or a similarly quantitative discipline. They will also have excellent programming skills and experience of modelling disease spread and/or population dynamics/genetics. Knowledge of statistical methods and a statistical programming language (preferably R) is desirable

Deadline: April 7, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   08:08              

Duration: 3+3 y
Duties: The choice of research topics is broad and visible from projects and preprints on the Department's website
Minimum Requirements: Doctoral degree (PhD) in Probability Theory or Mathematical Statistics. Interest in independent scientific work. Joy of teaching and working with students

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

Duration: 1 y
Duties: Abwechslungsreicher Einblick in die Versicherungsbranche und Mitarbeit an zentralen Versicherungsprozessen wie Underwriting, Pricing, etc. Direkte Mitwirkung in Projekten inklusive Verantwortung für Teilprojekte. Regelmässiger Wissenstransfer und interessante Weiterbildungsanlässe. Aufbau und Pflege eines breiten Netzwerkes unter ITP-Teilnehmern und Experten
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor- oder Masterabschluss aus den Fachrichtungen Mathematik, Versicherungsmathematik oder Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit sehr guten Mathematischen Kenntnissen. Interesse an der Versicherungsbranche und Offenheit für neue Erfahrungen. Hohes Engagement und unkomplizierte Integration in verschiedene Teams. selbständige, initiative, analytische und lösungsorientierte Arbeitsweise

Deadline: April 30, 2015 | Published: March 4, 2015   08:00              

Department: Institute of Mathematical Methods in the Engineering Sciences, Numerical Analysis and Geometrical Modeling
Duties: Besides research and teaching in mathematics, the successful candidate is expected to participate in the training of undergraduate students in natural and engineering sciences, particularly in the BSc and MSc programme "Simulation Technology". The successful candidate will be holding the Chair of Optimization and Inverse Problems
Minimum Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates with an outstanding track record in the field of optimization or the solution of inverse problems, with a special emphasis on complex and coupled systems

Deadline: April 10, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   16:03              

Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: Définir et l’implémentation de la politique de risque de crédit: Schéma décisionnel, Scoring, Appétit au Risque… Le pilotage du Risque de Crédit: Indicateurs de suivi des Risques, Processus de provisionnement. La gestion de projets/Mise en œuvre Informatique. L’objectif étant de contribuer à la définition et à l'évolution de la stratégie risque, d’optimiser les systèmes d’octroi, de gestion ou de recouvrement et de maintenir et d’adapter le système de provisionnement statistique
Minimum Requirements: De formation Bac +5, vous justifiez de 5 années d’expérience minimum en risque de crédit, en banque ou au sein d’un établissement de crédit. Vous avez une expertise en modélisation des risques de crédit doublée d’une bonne connaissance des standards bâlois. De plus vous maîtrisez les normes comptables de provisionnement (IAS/IFRS) et avez une excellente connaissance des produits bancaires

Published: March 3, 2015   14:52              

Department: AXA Banque; Direction des risques
Duration: open-ended contract        Workload: 100%
Duties: 1. Participation aux travaux de modélisation sur le risque de crédit: Modélisation de scores d'octroi et scores comportementaux; Backtesting des modèles de scores existants; Revue des modèles de provisionnements actuels. 2. Production des indicateurs de pilotage du risque de crédit: Analyses, extractions et études statistiques en relation avec les directions opérationnelles; Calcul mensuel du coût du risque sur les activités compte et crédit; Conception, déploiement et production récurrente des reportings de suivi du risque de crédit; Participation à l'élaboration des Tableaux de Bords et Comités des Risques récurrents; Suivi de la performance des équipes de recouvrement. 3. Pilotage et contribution sur les projets informatiques liés aux risques de crédit
Minimum Requirements: De formation Bac +5 spécialité statistiques, vous justifiez d’au moins 2 années d’expérience confirmée au sein d’une banque de détail idéalement. Vous possédez une expérience opérationnelle sur les indicateurs Bâle II PD et/ou LGD. Vous maîtrisez les techniques de modélisation, de scoring et de base de données (SAS, langage SQL). Vous connaissez le milieu bancaire et notamment le risque de crédit

Published: March 3, 2015   14:50              

Department: School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
Duration: 25 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be a key member of a specialist team engaged in research on the collaborative project entitled ‘Investigation of Non-Spherical Droplets in High-Pressure Fuel Sprays’. The project is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and are focused on the development of analytical and numerical models for spray and droplet dynamics
Minimum Requirements: To succeed, you will have a good (1 or 2: 1) degree in fluid dynamics, mathematics, physics or engineering and a relevant post-graduate qualification/PhD. Competence in analytical and numerical modelling of multiphase flows and sprays, and the related processes is essential, as is good oral and written communication skills in English

Deadline: March 31, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   12:34              

Duties: Entwicklung, Implementierung und Dokumentation interner Risikomodelle. Weiterentwicklung von Methoden zur Verknüpfung von Risikomodellen mit Geschäftsprozessen. Durchführen von ad-hoc Analysen (Risikosteuerung, Strategie, M&A). Mitarbeit am regulatorischen Modellgenehmigungsprozess mit der FINMA. Mitwirkung im Centre of Competence in Bezug auf Kapitalanforderungen für die Helvetia Gruppe. Schnittstelle zu Lebenaktuariaten bezüglich stochastischer Bewertung von Verpflichtungen
Minimum Requirements: Hochschulstudium in Ökonometrie, Mathematik oder Physik. Idealerweise relevante Berufserfahrung in Bezug auf quantitatives Risikomanagement. Sehr gute Programmierkenntnisse (R). Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse. Sehr gute Kenntnisse der Finance und gute ökonomische Intuition. Hohe Motivation und Teamfähigkeit

Published: March 3, 2015   12:34              

Department: Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful post-holder will chiefly work to define methodologies and implement the analysis of healthcare and health survey data of relevance to diagnostic and treatment care pathways and outcomes for cancer patients. An advisory/supervisory role is also encompassed
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have an under-graduate degree in medical statistics or relevant quantitative disciplines (such as physics, mathematics, or econometrics) and have advanced knowledge and experience of medical statistics as applied to observational data. They should have completed relevant post-graduate studies or/and possess relevant work experience in academic departments, or the Public Health England, or the NHS, or relevant sectors of the health industry

Deadline: March 8, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   12:12              

Department: Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: To build on our education and research success to date, Mathematical Sciences is seeking to consolidate and develop its research strength in the area of Operational Research. Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Operational Research. Teaching duties may involve a variety of Operational Research-related topics, to be delivered to both an undergraduate (BSc/MMath) audience and to postgraduate students
Minimum Requirements: You should have a research background in any area of Operational Research. You should either have a PhD, or have submitted your PhD thesis, and should be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record with plans for future research activity

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   11:44              

Department: College of Arts and Science
Workload: 100%
Duties: Ideally we are looking to make a Professorial appointment (Band 3). However, we will consider a Professor appointment (Bands 1 or 2) or a Reader appointment depending on the level of candidate applications. All applications are welcome. We are seeking an exceptional individual who will engage in internationally excellent or internationally leading research in Imaging which is clearly linked to and significantly enhances the activities of the School and of the Research Unit. You will support the development and delivery of the School’s research strategy and provide research leadership, helping to further strengthen research reputation and culture
Minimum Requirements: Particular research areas of interest include: (1) Advanced Imaging techniques; (2) Advanced Sensing techniques; and (3) Theory and/or Modelling relating to Imaging. However, we would welcome applications from outstanding individuals with leading edge research within any field that complements the activities of our multi-disciplinary Materials and Engineering Research Unit

Deadline: April 5, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   11:36              

Department: School of Chemistry
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will be based in the School of Chemistry working in the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) studying the estimation of trace gas fluxes using atmospheric observations and chemical transport models. The primary aim of the role is to develop trace gas inverse methods using cutting-edge statistical techniques, and to derive regional emissions of HFCs using global atmospheric observations
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have a strong background in quantitative sciences, statistics or mathematics and fluency in one or more scientific programming languages. A PhD in a physical or computational science, statistics or mathematics is also essential
Preferred Requirements: A previous knowledge of atmospheric science is desirable, but not a prerequisite

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   11:29              

Department: Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Mitarbeit in Arbeitskreisen der Big Data Value Association zur Gestaltung der Big Data PPP. Aufbau und Weiterentwicklung des Forschungsbereichs Big Data & Software Engineering. Koordination von Forschungsteilbereichen einschliesslich Anleitung von Doktoranden. Leitung von Arbeitspaketen in europäischen oder nationalen Forschungsprojekten. Publikation von Forschungsergebnissen auf nationalen und internationalen Fachkonferenzen. Unterstützung der Lehrveranstaltungen des Instituts
Minimum Requirements: Wir freuen uns über Ihre Bewerbung als Wissenschaftlicher Assistent (m/w), falls Sie Ihre Promotion auf einem der oben genannten Gebiete oder einem verwandten Gebiet abgeschlossen haben bzw. innerhalb dieses Jahres abschliessen werden. Sie sind kreativ, teamfähig, haben ausgeprägte analytische Fähigkeiten und Freude an der Durchdringung komplexer interdisziplinärer Problemstellungen
Preferred Requirements: Software Engineering/Requirements Engineering. Statistische Datenanalyse. Maschinelles Lernen. Domänenspezifische Datenanalyseverfahren

Deadline: April 9, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   09:54              

Department: Aktuariat und Asset Management
Duties: Mitarbeit am Schweizer Solvenz Test/Solvency II; Mitarbeit bei der Unterstützung und Kontrolle der Ländereinheiten im Reservierungsprozess; Mitarbeit bei gruppenweiten Nicht-Leben-Projekten; Unterstützung bei der Erstellung des Aktuarberichts und der quartalsweisen Berichterstattung
Minimum Requirements: Mehrjährige Erfahrung in der Nicht-Leben-Reservierung; Mehrjährige Erfahrung bei der Entwicklung und Betreuung von internen Modellen der Solvenzbestimmung (SST/S II); Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, weitere Fremdsprachen von Vorteil; Mitgliedschaft bei einer Aktuarsvereinigung oder die Bereitschaft zur Ausbildung zum geprüften Aktuar

Published: March 3, 2015   09:37              

Duration: 3 y
Duties: The goal of your research is to conduct a rigorous study on the capabilities of TSCH technology and identify its performance bounds (latency, throughput, reliability, power consumption). The idea is two-fold: (1) define the "box" of constraints TSCH technology can be used in, and quickly identify unrealistic assumptions, and (2) determine the theoretical performance bounds of TSCH networks. You will then compare these results against solutions developed in the IETF 6TiSCH working group, and by other members of the HiPERCOM2 research team
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for outstanding candidates ready to make a significant contribution to the field of low-power wireless mesh networking. This grand challenge includes working with real-world hands-on experimentation, contributing to standardization bodies, and frequently interacting with companies and research teams around the world. We are hence looking for a candidate with excellent academic credentials as well as strong "soft" and "hard" skills. By the time you start with this position, you must hold a Master's degree (MsC) in computer science, control engineering, mathematics, scientific computation or an equivalent diploma in a related field. You must demonstrate very good programming skills and experience (C/Python/Java, etc.), ideally including web development (server-side, JavaScript, PHP, html, etc.) Embedded programming experience is a plus, ideally involving low-power wireless devices and experience with IoT-related open-source projects (OpenWSN, RIOT, Contiki, TinyOS...

Deadline: May 1, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:46              

Department: Präsidialstab
Workload: 100%
Duties: Aufbau des Research Advancement Centers. Entwicklung von Konzepten für die Drittmittelakquise. Zusammenarbeit mit Forschungsförderorganisationen. Beratung und Betreuung von Antragsteller/innen von Drittmittelprojekten - Beim Research Advancement Center handelt es sich um eine neue Einheit der Universität Würzburg, die das Ziel hat die Einwerbung von Forschungsmitteln von nationalen und internationalen Förderorganisationen für alle Bereiche der Universität zu unterstützen und zu verstärken
Minimum Requirements: Sie haben Ihr Universitätsstudium mit Master, Diplom oder Promotion überdurchschnittlich abgeschlossen und berufliche Erfahrungen im Bereich der Drittmittelakquise und des Wissenschafts- und Projektmanagements. Sie arbeiten zielorientiert und kreativ. Sie sind vertraut mit den wesentlichen Akteuren des nationalen und internationalen Wissenschaftssystems und den jeweiligen Strukturen der Forschungsförderung. Ihre Stärke liegt darin, komplexe Sachverhalte rasch zu erfassen und herausfordernde Fragestellungen zu lösen. Hohe Flexibilität, Einsatzbereitschaft, diplomatische Fähigkeiten, Zuverlässigkeit und kommunikative Fähigkeiten runden Ihr Profil ab. EDV Kenntnisse bringen Sie selbstverständlich mit. Sie verfügen über verhandlungssichere Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Department: Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 50-100%
Duties: Sie spezialisieren sich bei Ihrer Tätigkeit beispielsweise auf eines der folgenden Themen: Erforschung, Modellierung und Entwicklung (kontextsensitiver) mobiler Systeme. Untersuchung von Agilität und Komplexitätsreduktion in Entwicklungsprozessen (No Frills Software Engineering). Entwicklung von Werkzeugen zur Unterstützung unscharfer und offener Geschäftsprozesse. Erforschung der Software-Entwicklung für stark verteilte oder ubiquitäre Systeme. Zu ihrem Tätigkeitsfeld gehören folgende, wesentliche Aufgaben: Mitarbeit in einem nationalen oder europäischen Forschungsprojekt. Mitarbeit an Forschungs- und Entwicklungsprojekten mit unseren Industriepartnern im mobilen Umfeld. Publikationen von Forschungsergebnissen bei nationalen und internationalen Fachkonferenzen. Unterstützung von Lehrveranstaltungen des Lehrstuhls
Minimum Requirements: Wir freuen uns über Ihre Bewerbung als wiss. Mitarbeiterin/Mitarbeiter, falls Sie Ihr Studium mit einem deutlichen Schwerpunkt in Informatik, Angewandter Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Mathematik, Software oder Systems Engineering mit guten oder sehr guten Ergebnissen abgeschlossen haben bzw. Ihr Studium in den kommenden drei Monaten abschliessen werden. Möglicherweise haben Sie nach Ihrem Abschluss bereits Industrieerfahrung in der Software- oder Systementwicklung, insb. für mobile Systeme, gesammelt. Sie sind kreativ, teamfähig, haben ausgeprägte analytische Fähigkeiten und Freude an der Durchdringung komplexer Problemstellungen und sind sprach- und textgewandt in deutsch und englisch. Vorteilhaft sind Kenntnisse in SoftwareTechnologie, e-Business und mobilen Systemen. Erste Erfahrungen in Forschungsmethodik und wissenschaftlicher Arbeitsweise sind von Vorteil, aber nicht unbedingt notwendig

Deadline: March 14, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Workload: Full Time
Duties: This post is for a qualified professional to make a major contribution to the PGDipEd (QTS) Secondary Mathematics Education course, subject element and Whole School Issues course. The person appointed will be required to develop and deliver a high quality programme of Mathematics Education within the secondary PGDipEd (QTS) programme. The person will also contribute to the growth of School Direct in Mathematics Education and will also have responsibilities for and contribute to Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses in mathematics. Candidates will be expected to make a contribution beyond Mathematics Education to Whole School Issues in Education (the Programme’s professional studies course); Teaching focused roles carry a higher volume of teaching and related duties than those staff who carry out both teaching and research
Minimum Requirements: Lecturer: a good first degree in Mathematics or a closely related subject; a PGDipEd (QTS) or QTS by other route; appropriate, successful experience of teaching Mathematics in a maintained secondary school; held a managerial role within a Mathematics department; experience of leading in-service work, at least within their own department; experience of Initial Teacher Education either as a mentor to student teachers in schools or as a tutor in a Higher Education Institution or other provider; good teaching and presentational skills; observation and tutorial skills appropriate to ITE; research interests in Mathematics Education and Education; computing skills; a willingness to contribute to and develop cross disciplinary research and teaching

Deadline: March 25, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Duration: 3 y
Duties: The proposed research topic will be focused on the development of efficient numerical methods for active control of turbulent flows (Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes equations), with application to simplified vehicle configurations. More specifically, we aim at accounting instantaneous aerodynamic performance values as optimization criteria, to improve the control efficiency (with respect to classical approaches based only on time-averaged performance). This task will be carried out using the sensitivity equation method to estimate instantaneous flow derivatives with respect to actuation parameters
Minimum Requirements: Applied mathematics, computational fluid dynamics; Skills in C++ programing would be a plus

Deadline: May 22, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Department: College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Duties: The IDEAL Project is a major, five-year longitudinal cohort study of 1500 people with dementia and their family carers throughout the UK using mixed methods to examine how social and psychological capitals, assets and resources influence the possibility of living well with dementia and to identify changes that could result in improved well-being, life satisfaction and quality of life. The successful applicant will contribute epidemiological, statistical and methodological expertise to the project. The post will involve working with the investigators to develop statistical analysis plans and carry out complex statistical analyses, contributing to publications, and overseeing the statistical aspects of data capture and data management
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will combine knowledge and experience in methods of statistical analysis and modelling relevant to large longitudinal data sets with an interest in applying this to the fields of ageing and dementia. Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. The successful applicant will possess appropriate specialist knowledge in statistical analysis and structural equation modelling

Deadline: March 29, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Department: Infrastructure, Geomatics & Architecture
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: A programme of research on the risk posed by operating aging infrastructure and systems in different industries has been established in the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Centre for Risk and Reliability Engineering. The person appointed will be a core part of this research activity. To make sound decisions to establish the maintenance strategy which will most effectively control the risk and consequences of failure requires the development of mathematical models which will predict the degradation process of the assets along with the effect that interventions will produce. Such models can be integrated with other models used to predict the consequences of system failure to indicate the risk posed to the general public and the workforce through continued operation
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should hold (or shortly due to be awarded) a PhD (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, computer science or statistics ideally focused in the field of system safety, risk or reliability modelling, maintenance modelling, asset management or a closely related subject. Evidence of the ability to publish research papers and to present work at conferences is required. Experience in IT and computer programming are essential

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:05              

Department: Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: Full time
Duties: The overarching goals of the KI-PGI are: (a) on a population scale, how do genes and environment act and interact to modify risk for the cardinal psychiatric disorders? (b) By what molecular and cellular mechanisms do these genes act? We have data from large case-control studies of schizophrenia, and all subjects have been comprehensively evaluated with genome-wide association arrays, copy number variation, exome array, and whole exome sequencing. Larger studies are in progress. We are extremely interested in integrating genomic findings in the context of Swedish population epidemiological studies
Minimum Requirements: PhD degree in epidemiology or biostatistics with additional training and experience in genetic and/or molecular epidemiology. Substantial experience in high-level analysis of multiple types of modern genomic datasets (e.g., genome-wide association, exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing). Modern genomics also requires proven skills in programming (e.g., R and PERL), use of standard software packages (e.g., PLINK, IMPUTE/MACH, GATK), flexibly manipulating large datasets, and bioinformatic integration, and pathway analysis. In-depth knowledge of complex trait genomics. Specific knowledge of psychiatric genomics (particularly for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, or major depressive disorder)

Deadline: March 26, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:01              

Department: Department of Energy and Process Engineering
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We seek a person that is strongly motivated to join our team to address the interdisciplinary complexities of the land climate-nexus. The selected candidate will join our group on a project to investigate the climate impact induced by the historical land use developments and the utilization of the terrestrial resource base in boreal Norway, Sweden, and Finland, and thereby obtain insights that can guide the design of future strategies for resource supply and utilization in the context of climate change mitigation
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate holds a PhD in one of the following fields: Climate Science, Geo-informatics or Chemical Process Engineering. Given the interdisciplinary nature of our activity we deem interest and ability to explore new fields and sub-fields as important. The candidate should have good programming skills in one or several languages (e.g Pyton, Matlab, FORTRAN-95) in addition to good understanding mathematical and physical fundamentals
Preferred Requirements: Experience with handling and processing of large datasets is advantageous

Deadline: March 20, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:01              

Department: Fakultät Medien
Duration: ab 1. April 2016
Duties: Die Professur soll sich der Erforschung und Entwicklung zukünftiger Informationssysteme und Software-Infrastrukturen für technische Anwendungen, insbesondere dem Digital Engineering, widmen. Übergeordnetes Ziel ist die computergestützte und automatisierte Bearbeitung ingenieurtechnischer und anderer Aufgaben, für deren Lösung der Mensch Intelligenz einsetzt. Mögliche Forschungsthemen sind: Lernen und Adaption auf Basis grosser Simulationsdatenmengen und –ströme; Datenanalyse insbesondere unter Unsicherheit; Wissensmodellierung für räumliches und zeitliches Schlussfolgern und Planen; Expertensysteme für Analyse- und Entwurfsaufgaben im Bauingenieurwesen und anderen Bereichen; Agenten- und kooperierende Softwaresysteme
Minimum Requirements: Der/die Stelleninhaber/in soll diese Gebiete in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Die Bewerberin bzw. der Bewerber soll sich in mehreren der oben genannten Gebiete international ausgewiesen haben, ein hervorragendes Forschungspotenzial zeigen und substanzielle Erfahrungen in der Akquisition und Abwicklung von Drittmittelprojekten vorweisen können. Vorausgesetzt werden die Bereitschaft, auch Grundlagenfächer der Medieninformatik sowie Veranstaltungen im Schnittstellenbereich zum Bauingenieurwesen (Digital Engineering) in der Lehre zu vertreten, zur Abhaltung von Lehre in englischer Sprache sowie zur engen Zusammenarbeit mit den entsprechenden Fachgebieten aus dem Bauingenieurwesen und der Architektur. Das Lehrdeputat beträgt 9 LVS

Deadline: April 17, 2015 | Published: March 3, 2015   08:01              

Department: Information Processing Science
Workload: 100%
Duties: The Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu is seeking a candidate for a three-year postdoctoral research position, starting late April/early May 2015. The successful applicant will carry out their postdoc in the research area of tools for decision making
Minimum Requirements: A Completed PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science. Clear evidence of solid knowledge and research in Bayesian Networks. Very good English skills (writing, speaking). A promising publication record including at least two fully-refereed papers at good quality international journals

Published: March 3, 2015   08:01              

Department: Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS)
Duration: permanent
Duties: The vacancy is within the Scientific Community Engagement Group, whose mission is to support and guide the Swiss research community in the exploitation of cutting-edge High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions for their scientific production; The focus of the position is to design, experiment and develop solutions enabling efficient data services, tools and frameworks, exploiting scalable high-performance computing and/or cloud computing approaches to enable and automate the processing of massive, complex datasets coming from scientific experiments, observations or numerical simulations
Minimum Requirements: Candidates are required to have a postgraduate degree in applied mathematics, physics, statistics or computer science. A Ph.D. in the same areas is considered an advantage. Candidates are expected to be familiar with C or C++ programming languages, common scripting and analysis tools, such as Python, R etc., and distributed and high performance computing environments; Additional selection criteria include experience with the following: iPython; automating data processing workflows; data analytics and data mining methodologies; relational and NoSQL database technologies; web technologies. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English (official working language) is required. Knowledge of Italian, German and/or French is considered an advantage

Published: March 3, 2015   08:00              

Department: Institute for Data Processing and Electronics (IPE)
Duties: Starting point of the work will be the analysis of the current state of the registration method. Afterwards a concept for an automated workflow should be developed. Implementation of the workflow based on the existing software and integration of existing functionality as well as development of new image processing methods extending the current state. Development of an evaluation framework, selection of appropriate evaluation and optimization metrics
Minimum Requirements: Programming skills in MATLAB required. Interest in medical imaging and medical image processing, in particular image segmentation and image registration. Basic knowledge in (bio-)mechanical simulations/Finite Element simulations beneficial

Deadline: August 27, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   14:12              

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: An opportunity for a Postdoctoral Senior Researcher has arisen to work on “Mobile Robotics: Enabling a Pervasive Technology of the Future". The post is in the area of quantitative verification and synthesis. You will be developing novel quantitative verification, strategy synthesis and software synthesis techniques, with application to autonomous driving, personal transport and space robotics
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field and have post-qualification research experience. The primary selection criteria include excellent knowledge of: quantitative/probabilistic modelling, quantitative verification, game theory and controller synthesis, strong track record of relevant publications, and ability and willingness to participate in the development of experimental software

Deadline: March 25, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   14:05              

Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: AppLearn is seeking to use advanced data analytic techniques to identify trends and insights from within existing and future HCM data sets. By developing models and stimulating them with real data, AppLearn will be able to numerically prove the impact of its services on a client’s tools & processes and to correlate this to correspondingimprovements in business performance. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to develop real-world behaviour models, collect and analyse various forms of data, sourced from various systems, to stimulate the developed models to establish the causal impact of adoption factors to business performance

Deadline: March 25, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   14:05              

Department: Engineering
Duration: 13 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project will involve development of methodology for inference from hyperspectral imaging sensors, in which many frequency bands of information must be fused statistically in order to infer segmentations, anomalies and classifications of ground regions. A probabilistic modelling approach will be fundamental to the project, based around sophisticated Bayesian computational methods such as Monte Carlo sampling and variational inference
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in Statistics, Signal Processing, Image Processing or other relevant field, plus experience of one or more of: Bayesian computational methods, data fusion and image modelling

Deadline: April 1, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   13:46              

Department: Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: until 31 January 2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be responsible for the analysis of next generation sequencing data from a range of genetics research projects. You will apply analysis methods and where appropriate, develop novel methods and algorithms, and work on setting up and maintaining the necessary data processing pipelines. You will work closely with the group’s multi-disciplinary project teams, encompassing laboratory scientists and clinicians, and with the WTCHG high throughput sequence analysis group within the WTCHG bioinformatics core
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in bioinformatics or statistical genetics and preferably have strong postdoctoral experience in applied DNA sequence analysis. You will need excellent programming skills in languages such as Perl, C/C++, R, Python, Java or similar
Preferred Requirements: Experience in the analysis of next generation sequencing data is highly desirable

Deadline: March 27, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   12:37              

Department: Civil and Transport Engineering
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The aim of this interdisciplinary research project is to develop and improve a stochastic simulation model for the operational phase of an offshore wind farm. Such models simulate the weather, power production from turbines, the occurrence of faults and failures, etc. The focus here will be on novel strategies for maintenance scheduling under uncertain information, e.g., by including weather forecasts with limited accuracy and incomplete information. Bayesian statistical decision theory will be used to derive optimal strategies, and will be contrasted with game theoretic solutions and other machine learning approaches
Minimum Requirements: The main prerequisites are knowledge of programming and probability theory. A master degree in engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics or a related discipline is seen as suitable background. Knowledge of wind energy, structural dynamics, ocean engineering, dynamical systems, game mechanics, numerical optimization, or reliability theory will all be favourable

Deadline: March 22, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   12:29              

Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to recruit a statistician with a good understanding of a range of statistical techniques and experience of programming in a statistical language. The envisaged initial programme of work will involve the implementation of a new individual-patient-data meta-analysis of the effects of angiotensin receptor antagonists (ARBs) among patients with Marfan Syndrome, a condition that predisposes to life-threatening cardiovascular complications (with aortic dissection being among the most clinically important)

Deadline: March 24, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   08:05              

Department: Centre for Educational Studies
Workload: 100%
Duties: Making a significant contribution to the growth and development of Teacher Education, you will deliver first-class teaching to students, working in partnership with schools in the region. In return for your knowledge, commitment and expertise, we will support and encourage your professional growth and success

Deadline: March 22, 2015 | Published: March 2, 2015   08:05              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The objective of the Thesis is to go beyond the current state-of-the-art for reducing slow-fast systems and to scale-up to biochemical reaction systems of several tenths or hundreds of reactions and species, as encountered in model repositories such as BioModels. The aim is to derive from tropical equilibrations a coherent set of graph rewriting rules for reducing reaction systems
Minimum Requirements: The PhD positions in the Lifeware group are reserved to talented and motivated students in computational systems biology and computer science. Knowledge in mathematics and computer science and interest for computational systems biology are mandatory

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

Department: Engineering and the Environment
Workload: 100%
Duties: In this project you would undertake detailed multiphysics numerical modelling and optimisation of candidate geometries and configurations for the device, and interrogate the models to explore their characteristics and limitations. The most promising designs would then be prototyped in silicon and extensively tested to determine the optimal design

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: March 2, 2015   08:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Development of econometric techniques in terms of methodology and application, oriented towards quantitative and causal analysis, as well as the modeling and forecasting of financial, business and economic data. It combines the study and specification of econometric models hinged on the stylized facts of financial series with the use of time series econometric techniques and distribution theory. It covers multivariate extensions of the above issues via elliptical distributions and non-linear analysis of dependence via copulas. This in addition to econometric models with latent, categorical and limited variables for the analysis of micro econometrics and customer satisfaction
Minimum Requirements: Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Deadline: March 23, 2015 | Published: March 1, 2015   13:53              

Department: Department of Statistics and Operations Research
Duration: 3 y (no tenure track)
Duties: Project: "Portfolio Risk and Asset Allocation: Utilizing High-Frequency Information in High Dimensions". The candidate should carry out high-quality research in the area of high-frequency and highdimensional financial data and will collaborate with the project members and associated research groups. The project will bring together researchers in mathematical finance, financial econometrics and optimization. Collaborations on the intersections between these fields are strongly appreciated. Research will focus on (but is not restricted to) the estimation of volatility, high-dimensional asset return covariance prediction, optimization under transaction costs, portfolio risks and the analysis of tail dependence
Minimum Requirements: The candidate is expected to have a strong background in econometrics or applied statistics with experience in programming and thorough empirical applications

Published: March 1, 2015   12:35              

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The overall aim of this thesis project is to explore the use of dynamic programming with distance constraints to help assemble 3D multi-component protein complexes
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have a masters degree in computing science, mathematics, or one of the physical sciences. Good programming skills in a procedural language such as C or C++ are essential. Experience of parallel programming and computer graphics is also desirable but not essential. A strong interest in structural biology would also be highly desirable
Preferred Requirements: Experience of parallel programming and computer graphics is also desirable but not essential. A strong interest in structural biology would also be highly desirable

Deadline: April 5, 2015 | Published: March 1, 2015   12:33              

Duties: Das Liberale Institut in Medienpartnerschaft mit «Finanz und Wirtschaft» lädt im Jahr 2015 zum dritten deutschsprachigen Constant Essay-Wettbewerb ein. Teilnahmeberechtigt sind alle an Schweizer Universitäten und Hochschulen immatrikulierten Studierenden unter 30 Jahren. Der Essay-Wettbewerb für Studierende wird von der Stiftung Liberale Aktion unterstützt. Thema: "Bedroht der Zentralismus die Freiheit?". Die Gewinnerinnen und Gewinner werden mit einem Preisgeld von 1500 Franken (1. Preis), 1000 Franken (2. Preis) und 500 Franken (3. Preis) ausgezeichnet
Minimum Requirements: Die Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer dürfen am 15. Juni 2015 nicht älter als 30 Jahre und müssen an einer Schweizer Universität oder Hochschule immatrikuliert sein. Der Haupttext des Essays sollte zwischen 12 000 und 24 000 Zeichen (inkl. Leerzeichen) umfassen

Deadline: June 15, 2015 | Published: March 1, 2015   12:30              

Duties: The focus of this thesis is to study fundamental algorithms of the literature, such as the eventual leader election and the consensus, in the context of large systems whose topology (physical or virtual) is quite dynamic. The leader election is an essential building block to solve agreement problems in unreliable distributed systems. Among the agreement problems, the consensus is the most fundamental one: all nodes of the system eventually decide on the same value from a set of suggested ones. Consensus algorithms are applied, for instance, in total order broadcast mechanisms, often exploited by replicated database in Clouds for guaranteeing the consistency of the replicas. The most well-known consensus algorithm, Paxos, proposed by Leslie Lamport (2014 Turing Award), is used by Google for maintaining replicated data index consistent
Minimum Requirements: Masters’ in Computer Science/Informatics or related field Highly motivated by research in distributed algorithms and systems. Implementation and experimentation skills

Deadline: April 30, 2015 | Published: March 1, 2015   08:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Leading the preparation of high quality internal risk reports for Zurich’s internal stakeholders and solid risk reports in compliance with regulatory expectations. Supporting Solvency II countries in the implementation of the Group’s ORSA (Own Risk and Solvency Assessment) standards – and eventually extend support to 3rd countries adopting equivalent standards to Solvency II. Leading work streams to solve issues related to the implementation of specific Solvency II pillar 2 requirements. Monitoring external developments in relation to Solvency II and carrying out and delivering impact and gap analyses on Solvency II proposals, where necessary. Contributing to the preparation of regular information to senior management on recent developments and their potential impact on the Group. Contributing to internal risk reporting to Zurich’s executive management and its board of directors. Contributing to activities of the CRO Forum, e.g., lead working group to develop specific risk pape...
Minimum Requirements: A masters degree in finance, business administration, economics or similar, with focus on insurance or risk management (or equivalent professional experience). At least 6 years of experience in insurance industry or other financial industries. Solid knowledge and expertise of finance or risk management. Solid understanding of quantitative risk modeling as well as risk management governance and systems. Ability to communicate and bridge the gap between business and modeling expertise. Proven ability to communicate and explain sophisticated (risk) concepts. Excellent analytical background and flair for quantitative analyses. Solid understanding of the Solvency II process and development, and the framework’s requirements. Solid understanding of Zurich’s risk management and governance framework. Solid understanding of the risk disclosure requirements under IFRS. Proficiency in English (written and spoken)

Published: February 28, 2015   16:00              

Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will provide statistical expertise and advice on the design, conduct and analysis of Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit’s (CRCTU) clinical trials and allied research
Minimum Requirements: MSc or PhD in Statistics or a relevant higher degree with experience (at least 2 years) of working as an applied medical statistician. Knowledge of survival analysis and statistical modelling. Knowledge of statistical packages. Knowledge of clinical trials

Deadline: March 26, 2015 | Published: February 28, 2015   08:27              

Department: Fakultät für Mathematik
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 50%
Duties: Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst das Abhalten von Lehrveranstaltungen in Schulmathematik und Fachdidaktik Mathematik nach Massgabe der Beauftragung (einschliesslich Prüfungstätigkeit), Aktivitäten im Bereich Forschung/Entwicklung mit Publikationen, Lehrer(innen)fortbildungen, die Betreuung von Studierenden und deren Abschlussarbeiten, die Mitwirkung an Organisations- und Verwaltungsaufgaben und an Evaluierungsmassnahmen. Das Forschungsgebiet ist Fachdidaktik Mathematik (nicht die angeführten mathematischen Forschungsgebiete - Analysis, Geometrie und Stochastik)
Minimum Requirements: Nachweislich gute Deutschkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift, Doktorat in Fachdidaktik Mathematik oder Mathematik (evtl. auch in Physik). Hohe(s) Kompetenz und Engagement in Fachdidaktik und Mathematik und in der Lehrer(innen)fortbildung. Gute Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen beim Thema „Computereinsatz im Mathematikunterricht“. Lehramtsstudium Mathematik für höhere Schulen, Schulerfahrung, wissenschaftliche Publikationen, Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen in Lehre (auch selbständig), Forschung/Entwicklung und Verwaltung. Die Bewerber und Bewerberinnen haben keinen Anspruch auf Abgeltung aufgelaufener Reise- und Aufenthaltskosten, die aus Anlass des Aufnahmeverfahrens entstanden sind

Deadline: March 17, 2015 | Published: February 28, 2015   08:00              

Department: Global Lines of Business (LoB) Pricing Team
Workload: 100%
Duties: Building knowledge of and developing Zurich’s approach to pricing C&S business; Facilitating the pricing and growth of C&S in business units which do not have dedicated C&S pricing specialists; Providing independent support to the Global LoB Underwriting Lead for C&S on a variety of matters, including pricing advice, the setting of underwriting limits and monitoring of aggregations; Supporting the Global LoB Underwriting Lead for C&S in identifying underwriting issues at a global level, determining strategy and implementing globally consistent solutions; Providing input into the development of global processes, policies and guidelines; Supporting the aggregation of credit data; Supporting the development of capital model parameters for C&S portfolios
Minimum Requirements: Certified actuary; Three or more years of actuarial pricing experience relevant to Credit & Surety or other credit-based products; A proficiency in English, with a preference for proficiency in at least one other language; A strong track record of working independently and delivering results; Effective communication, influencing and interpersonal skills; The ability to facilitate and lead change; Advanced knowledge of statistical and actuarial tools and techniques, and the ability to apply modelling processes and techniques to facilitate management decisions

Published: February 28, 2015   08:00              

Department: Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
Duration: 2+2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Post 1 (Theory post; based in Mathematics, York). Subject area: Device-independence and security proofs for quantum communications. Post 2 (Theory post; based in Computer Science, York). Subject area: High-rate Quantum Key Distribution, quantum hacking and safe quantum storage. Post 3 (Experiment and technology development post; based at Toshiba Research Europe Ltd, Cambridge). Subject area: Key management in quantum networks. Post 4 (Experiment and technology development post; based at Toshiba Research Europe Ltd, Cambridge). Subject area: Quantum communication network development at access and metro levels, and for the UK Quantum Network. Post 5 (Experiment and technology development post; based at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington). Subject area: Measurement, characterisation and networking infrastructure for the Hub

Deadline: March 19, 2015 | Published: February 27, 2015   16:02              

Department: Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU)
Workload: 100%
Duties: To design and develop statistical programs (using SAS and R) to run a series of appropriate statistical analyses drawing together sources of inference. To plan analyses for a line of investigation. To work in a multidisciplinary team (including clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians, geneticists, data analysts and software engineers) to help gain an understanding of the information contained in routine healthcare data sources and to prepare the data for validation and analysis. To prepare tables and figures, assimilate the literature and prepare reports for internal discussion and draft manuscripts

Deadline: March 24, 2015 | Published: February 27, 2015   15:57              

Department: Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES
Duration: 6+ m        Workload: 60 hours per month
Duties: In this position, the design and implementation of an interface between Matlab and Dymola for co-simulation of dynamical systems will be addressed. At the end of this project we expect to be able of simultaneously simulate models with different characteristics which require an interchange of information during simulation time, such as rigid bodies that are coded in Dymola and connected with flexible bodies that are implemented in Matlab. The task of this position include a literature review, a survey of possible solutions, an evaluation of procedures, the design of the interface, the computational implementation and the setup and execution of numerical experiments via co-simulation and the documentation in a format of final report
Minimum Requirements: You are required to hold a Master degree in either informatics, applied mathematics, wind energy, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or a related area. A good knowledge of dynamical systems and the finite element method is highly desired. In addition, it is also expected to have good programming skills in Matlab or Modelica, or even both, good self-organization and work management, creativity and excellent command of English

Published: February 27, 2015   14:49