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Department: Management
Workload: part-time
Duties: We are looking for dynamic associate tutors with experience in teaching UG students in seminar groups. Under academic supervision, Associate Tutors assist in the delivery of undergraduate or postgraduate modules to facilitate the successful completion of students' studies. You will be required to engage in the scholarship necessary to ensure good practice in teaching and to apply appropriate levels of knowledge in the subject areas to be taught
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have demonstrable specialist disciplinary knowledge in a field related to the subject of the modules and be able to work within defined, established teaching programmes. They should hold a first degree in Management or a related area and are likely to be working towards a PhD in a related area. They will have evidence of ability to support teaching along with organisation and administration skills. They will have a good understanding of the needs of part-time adult learners and the ability to relate well to their individual needs and engage their interest and enthusiasm

Deadline: February 18, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   14:05              

Department: Biostatistics
Duration: until 31 March 2019        Workload: 100%
Duties: An experienced statistician is sought for an innovative study of the interplay of physical, psychological and social factors on quality of life of people with disabling neurological conditions
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD and relevant experience with knowledge of analysis of event-time and longitudinal data

Deadline: March 11, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   12:50              

Department: Mathematical Sciences
Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide research leadership at an internationally-recognised level, in Statistics. Research leadership will include developing and leading a research group, generating significant grant income, producing publications of high scientific quality in high impact journals and promoting more generally the research culture and activities of the Department, School and University through collaborative work. Contribute to teaching, by various methods of delivery, to undergraduate and postgraduate levels in areas of mathematics associated with the areas represented in the appointment, as required. Undertake assessment and examination duties as required
Minimum Requirements: You will have an excellent track record of research leadership in an area of Statistics and following appointment, will build a strong academic activity at Liverpool supported by a number of additional targeted academic positions. Outstanding individuals with a proven record of success in interdisciplinary research projects in areas such as statistical inference in digital science, environmental science, biology, finance and engineering, are highly encouraged to apply. You should have a PhD in Mathematical Sciences or a relevant subject, excellent experience of teaching, as well as successful supervision of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Deadline: March 31, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   12:46              

Department: Aeronautics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The project will investigate the use of model decomposition methodologies (Proper Orthogonal Decomposition, Dynamic Mode Decomposition, Optimal Mode Decomposition, etc.) as a tool to analyse fluid flows. Particular focus will be upon the ability of such methodologies to decompose a flow in a manner that is amenable to low order modelling. Furthermore, this work will attempt to determine the extent to which different flow decompositions can be used to facilitate effective flow estimation and flow control. This will be investigated by considering both numerical and experimental flow data and will be backed by a theoretical study linking the various flow decomposition algorithms
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD in Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline for appointment at Research Associate Level, or have a MEng, MMath or equivalent degree and preferably be close to obtaining a PhD for appointment at Research Assistant level. Applicants must have a strong publication record in either Control Theory, Optimization, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematics or Aeronautical Engineering. Strong applicants in complimentary areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will have experience of analysing fluid flows either mathematically or computationally and of programming, including proficiency with Matlab

Deadline: March 14, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   11:51              

Department: Computer Science & Creative Technologies
Duration: until 30 Mar 2019        Workload: 100%
Duties: To contribute to research activities in mathematical and computer modelling in the LIAR: Living Architectures project. The main objectives of the project is to design and manufacture a modular bioreactor wall, based on the operational principles of microbial fuel cells and interconnected reactors with algae as a programmable environment and its technical integration with microbial-algae ‘consortia’. LIAR is a next generation selectively programmable bioreactor and integral component of human dwelling, capable of extracting valuable resources from sunlight, waste water and air. It generates oxygen, proteins and biomass by manipulating consortia performance
Minimum Requirements: You will have a Masters level qualification and has registered for or is willing to register for a PhD. You will have evidence of developing software tools or packages or implementing modelling prototypes. You will have experience in data visualisations tool and 3D prototyping, plus knowledge of and some experience in mathematical models of population dynamics, numerical integration of differential equations, cellular automata, cellular nonlinear networks, arrays of oscillations and Petri nets

Deadline: March 7, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   11:34              

Department: School of Physics & Astronomy
Duties: The project is to carry out research on the equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium properties of many-body system, for example cold atomic gases, quantum optical systems or classical colloidal systems. One focus will be on the study of the emergence of correlated states and collective phenomena in the presence of dissipation and/or (coherent) driving. The main responsibility of this post will be to carry out independent theoretical research on quantum or classical many-body systems, and to apply and/or develop analytical and numerical methods for exploring their strongly correlated dynamics. The researcher is moreover expected to actively contribute to the research activities of the condensed matter theory group at the School of Physics and Astronomy
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have, Bsc/MPhys Degree in Physics, PhD (or near to completion) in Physics related to the subject

Deadline: March 10, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   09:34              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Support the Alternatives team in managing the discretionary alternatives portfolios, including manager selection, portfolio construction and cashflow management. Support the Alternatives team in monitoring the selected managers across the discretionary alternatives portfolios. Carry out performance measurement and risk management for Mercer alternatives portfolios and the underlying managers. Coordinate client reporting including the accurate and timely provision of investment and portfolio data as well as strategy and performance commentary for factsheets and client quarterly reports
Minimum Requirements: Experience within an investment environment (ideally in either investment consulting or investment management). Self-motivation and an ability to work effectively within in a small, dynamic team. Ability to understand client and business needs. Adept at building and sustaining internal and external relationships. Strong numerical and analytical skills. High proficiency in Excel and proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications. Excellent communication skills both written and oral, preferably with some experience of investment writing such as market commentaries or company or manager investment. Solid understanding of investments and related issues. Exposure to manager research process
Preferred Requirements: Undergraduate degree majoring in Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Science or similar is desirable. Progress towards or completion of further qualifications such as Actuarial qualifications, CAIA, CFA is highly desirable

Published: February 10, 2016   05:10              

Department: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The emphasis of this role will be to provide effective and efficient project management on the high-profile UK COSMOS and SCAMP studies, and to act as the first point of contact for research and administrative aspects of the project. The postholder will manage and help expand the Department’s international collaborative programme of research in non-ionising radiation, one of the largest such programmes in the world - The COSMOS study is a major international research programme investigating mobile phone use and health across 5 European countries. SCAMP is a secondary school cohort study of mobile phone use and neurocognitive and behavioural outcomes
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a Master’s degree or equivalent practical work experience, and experience of project management including managing project budgets and expenditure
Preferred Requirements: Experience of working in scientific administration. Experience of collaborating with funding bodies. Experience of identifying funding opportunities. Experience of working in a higher education environment. Experience of developing new research proposals and grant applications

Deadline: March 7, 2016 | Published: February 10, 2016   05:08              

Department: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Duration: 4+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The research would involve a combination of modeling and video recognition techniques together with behavioural and physiological measures of attention and perception during partly autonomous driving. The post-holder will be responsible for the design and running of behavioural, neuroimaging and other cognitive neuroscience experiments with humans, recording, analysing and writing up the results
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold or expect shortly to hold a PhD in a relevant discipline (machine learning, computational modelling, computer vision, cognitive neuroscience or other related areas) and have strong computational modeling skills. Publications in relevant leading peer reviewed conferences and/or Journals are essential as are strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience in Computer Vision and Machine Learning is highly desirable

Deadline: March 6, 2016 | Published: February 9, 2016   09:16              

Department: Social Sciences
Duration: until 30 December 2016        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will develop socio-economic models necessary for completion of the ESRC Location Dynamics, Owner Occupation and Ethnicity in Scotland (LDOES) project. LDOES is a “cross-linkage” project connecting the ESRC Applied Quantitative Methods Network Research Centre with the ESRC Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity. Among other activities, you will collate, clean and link data, construct statistical, econometric and simulation models, and contribute to research papers for publication and presentation at conferences
Minimum Requirements: You will have a good first degree (or equivalent) in a quantitative discipline, extensive knowledge and experience of intermediate/advanced statistical modelling (e.g. regression, survival analysis, logit, spatial econometrics), and of writing syntax files in appropriate software, and a high level of skills in quantitative research methods using large-scale data sets. In order to fulfil the Research Associate role, you will also have a PhD (or equivalent research experience) awarded in a relevant discipline or field, self-directed independent research experience, highly developed skills in conducting scoping reviews and critical appraisal, and demonstrable skills in writing research applications

Deadline: March 3, 2016 | Published: February 9, 2016   05:06              

Department: External Affairs
Workload: 100%
Duties: You’d take on a vital role for the University, as primary contact for conducting the market analysis to inform Warwick’s course development. Your market research skills would be used to provide academic and administrative colleagues with insight to develop student recruitment. You’d also work with colleagues on delivering an annual market analysis plan, and support the University’s market research working groups. You’ll need to demonstrate to us your knowledge and experience of market analysis – we’ll be equally keen to see if you can illustrate how such analysis would drive marketing activity. You’ll also be knowledgeable about using secondary research methods, great with numbers and Microsoft Excel, and a good problem solver too
Minimum Requirements: Good honours degree, preferably in a statistical/quantitative subject or equivalent. Experience of using secondary research methods and undertaking analysis of complex datasets and results to answer key recruitment and marketing questions. Knowledge and experience of market analysis and relative strengths and weaknesses depending on objectives. Knowledge of how market research and market analysis specifically supports and drives marketing more broadly

Deadline: February 28, 2016 | Published: February 9, 2016   05:05              

Department: Earth Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Department of Earth Sciences is looking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) as part of an international research project, funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council: 'Reconstructing eruptive processes from volatile distributions in volcanic glass'. The core goal of the project is to develop a methodology for reconstructing pressure–temperature–time histories experienced by magma during eruption. The PDRA’s principal task will be to develop and validate the numerical modelling framework, which currently exists as a simple 1D finite-difference code implemented in MATLAB. The model will be ported to a finite-element implementation using COMSOL Multiphysics, and then extended to 2D and 3D
Minimum Requirements: This post will suit a numerate physical scientist with strong numerical modelling skills and an interest in volcanic eruptive processes. Whilst training in the use of COMSOL will be provided, expertise in numerical modelling using either the finite-difference of finite-element method is essential

Deadline: February 26, 2016 | Published: February 8, 2016   14:22              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Our Global Corporate team are looking to ensure we still have a competitive edge in the market; therefore we are interested to hear from experienced and talented individuals, who would like to join our Global Corporate team in London. Within our Global Corporate area we are interested to hear from candidates in the below: London Market Underwriters. Actuaries
Minimum Requirements: Extensive experience across many areas including; motor, accident & health, casualty, energy, captive & art, directive and operative, financial lines, personal indemnity, construction, off shore property, on shore property, marine & cargo, international property, credit & political risk. Detailed knowledge of departmental systems, processes and procedures. Excellent stakeholder management (internal and external). Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Published: February 8, 2016   09:58              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Our Actuarial team are looking to ensure we still have a competitive edge in the market; therefore we are interested to hear from experienced and talented individuals, who would like to join the team in Whiteley. Within our Actuarial area we are interested to hear from candidates in the below: Actuary Analyst. Reserving Actuary. Pricing Actuary
Minimum Requirements: Relevant experience within a similar role within Insurance. Ideally a degree in Actuary Science or equivalent. Detailed knowledge of departmental systems, processes and procedures. Excellent stakeholder management. Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Published: February 8, 2016   09:56              

Department: Politics and International Relations
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The candidate will be responsible for research on the development of a computational method for machine coding of large legislative text corpora. The research will involve the designing and implementing of a pilot study to evaluate the validity of the new text analysis algorithm. The Research Associate will also participate in the dissemination of the project’s results
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will hold (or be near to completion of) a doctoral degree in computer science or related discipline. They will have a strong research background in the field of machine learning and computational linguistics and be highly skilled in the Python programming language
Preferred Requirements: The knowledge of the ‘R’, Stata or equivalent statistical package is highly desirable

Deadline: March 4, 2016 | Published: February 8, 2016   08:14              

Department: The Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The purpose of this post is to develop novel statistical and computational methods to track the transmission of bacterial pathogens using genomic data. Bacterial pathogens are responsible for some of the deadliest human diseases such as tuberculosis, tetanus, meningitis, pneumonia or even stomach cancer. Understanding the evolution and epidemiology of these bacterial pathogens is therefore of major biomedical importance. In particular, a good understanding of transmission routes is necessary to design control measures that can effectively limit the number of individuals becoming infected
Minimum Requirements: The role requires being close to completing a PhD or equivalent (for appointment as Research Assistant) and holding a PhD or equivalent (for appointment asResearch Associate) in one of the following areas: mathematics, statistics, computer science, infectious disease epidemiology or population biology

Deadline: March 7, 2016 | Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: The Nuffield Department of Population Health
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU), a research institute within NDPH, is one of the world’s leading centres for research into chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. We are seeking an ambitious Medical Statistician to provide statistical support to CTSU’s clinical trial and allied research programme, in particular in breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Working with a dedicated team of medical statisticians and clinical epidemiologists, you will prepare and analyse clinical trial data, prepare reports for data monitoring and steering committees and actively contribute to presentations and the publication of results
Minimum Requirements: To be considered, you will have a PhD (or MSc and equivalent research experience) in statistics or other numerate discipline, a demonstrated excellent understanding of a range of statistical concepts and techniques (linear, logistic and Cox regression models etc.), excellent programming skills (in SAS and/or R), meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, and a desire to develop your career in medical research

Deadline: March 7, 2016 | Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: Sociology
Duration: 30 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding quantitative researcher to work to evaluate the health effects of economic and political factors on global health. The role will involve assessing resilience to health effects of economic and social changes in the context of recessions and natural policy experiments worldwide, taking responsibility for leading several cross-national and multi-level analyses using secondary datasets. The postholder will be expected to prepare working theories and develop and test new research methodologies as well as carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in other university departments and partner institutions
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will hold or expect to obtain a PhD or DPhil in sociology, social demography, social epidemiology, or related social science. Training and expertise in analysing secondary data, strong quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in using STATA and EndNote are essential. Candidates will be required to show evidence of developing a track record of excellent quality publications in highly-ranked peer-reviewed academic journals and/or major presses

Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 2.5 + y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Statistical Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to develop novel methods for knowledge base construction in the context of multilingual media monitoring. The research associate is expected to fill a leading role in the project, develop novel knowledge extraction methods, publish papers at leading NLP and ML venues, and collaborate with our partners at Elsevier. The associate is also expected to help with the supervision of PhD students and teaching at the UCL Computer Science department
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD (or will shortly be assessed for a PhD level qualification) in Natural Language Processing and/or Machine Learning. We also accept applicants who have submitted their PhD thesis but do not yet have their degree

Deadline: March 8, 2016 | Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: The School is currently looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer to provide teaching and ongoing research in its new and expanding research area of Robotics Engineering
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD or equivalent professional experience and have a strong record of research or scholarship in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to teach at any level within the area of expertise, and across a range of subjects at a more introductory level, as well as to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment in the process of teaching. It is essential that you have substantial experience in intelligent robotics and control systems and you must be able to teach in these areas
Preferred Requirements: The ability to teach at least one of the following areas would be an advantage: real-time/critical systems; artificial intelligence/intelligent systems

Deadline: March 6, 2016 | Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: Division of Clinical Neuroscience; Otology and Hearing Research Group
Duration: permanent
Duties: The University is looking for a new and inspirational research lead within the Otology and Hearing group, which encompasses the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit (BRU). The candidate will demonstrate the capacity to build and inspire a research team, drawing on the BRU infrastructure, new grant funding, enthusiastic clinical professionals within the ENT Directorate, as well as outstanding scientists, supporting personnel and infrastructure across the partnership of the university, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and MRC Institute of Hearing Research. The successful applicant will also be considered for Deputy Director of the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, depending upon seniority. The group has ~25 postgraduate research students (MD/PhD), and a number of highly successful research teams including Auditory neuroimaging, Cochlear implantation, Tinnitus, and Habilitation for hearing loss
Minimum Requirements: A higher degree (PhD) or equivalent supported by extensive and high level research and teaching in a relevant scientific discipline. Demonstrable skills as an independent internationally competitive researcher. In particular, we would welcome applications from candidates with a specific interest in Auditory neuroimaging or Cochlear implantation, but other research interests would be considered. We will also consider applications from clinically qualified professionals with a proven track record of translational hearing research

Published: February 6, 2016   05:05              

Department: Department of Mathematics
Duration: 1+2 y
Duties: The Studentships are available in the following areas of mathematics: Applied Analysis, Combinatorics, Computational Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics and Acoustic/Electromagnetic Scattering, Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Physics
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have at least an upper second class honours degree, MSc or equivalent in mathematics or a closely related discipline

Published: February 5, 2016   14:39              

Department: European Molecular Biology Laboratory - European Bioinformatics Institute
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Supporting the management of the on-going activities and reporting for existing externally funded grants from the Wellcome Trust, EU, NIH and UK Research Councils in coordination with the EBI and EMBL grants offices. Assistance in monitoring the budget and staffing of the team, for example by producing reports. Assistance in the organisation, planning and preparation of grant applications to relevant funding agencies. Arranging, planning and ensuring regular attendance at internal meeting among the major projects of the Team, with support from the Cluster Secretaries
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a degree in the Life Sciences, or another relevant area. Applicants should be familiar with modern technologies used for communicating, report writing and monitoring progress. Applicants must also have a high degree of ability in handling numerical or financial data
Preferred Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or Masters in the Life Sciences, or equivalent experience. Some experience with genomics or bioinformatics would be an advantage but is not essential. Experience of either working with multiple partners from different countries across Europe, or the coordination of complex tasks, would be beneficial

Deadline: February 28, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:06              

Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This position is funded through a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award, entitled “Developing methods for driving beneficial genetic traits into vector populations”. The post-holder will be responsible for the mathematical modelling component of the project, with the other four funded positions focusing on development and testing of transgenic strains. Building on the existing literature, this will involve analysis of the theoretical potential and properties of each design. Issues of particular interest include: invasion thresholds under different release and ecological assumptions, stability to immigration and mutation, and, through sensitivity analysis, the effect of fitness costs and other parameters on these aspects
Minimum Requirements: A PhD or equivalent in relevant subject. Significant and relevant research experience in a recognised R&D environment. An excellent record of research productivity. Experience of mathematical modelling
Preferred Requirements: Experience of modelling insect population dynamics or genetics. Experience of collaborating with field or laboratory scientists

Deadline: February 25, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:05              

Department: MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology
Workload: 100%
Duties: The lab studies the mechanical regulation of tissue growth and regeneration, using a combination of genetics, in vivo imaging, quantitative image analysis, biophysics and computational modelling. Current projects in the lab include the biomechanical regulation of tissue folding, biophysical measurements of tissue mechanical properties, and mechanical feedback regulation of cell signaling
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should possess a BSc degree in biophysics, computational biology, bioengineering, biological sciences, or a related discipline. A strong background in biophysical computational modelling is required, with experience in cell biology and advanced microscopy an advantage

Deadline: March 6, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:01              

Department: Institute of Child of Health - Genetics and Genomic Medicine Programme
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: The main aim of the programme is to identify clinical diagnostic markers of treatment outcome or disease severity/complication and to translate these findings to improve clinical medicine for patients with rare diseases. 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. We are particularly seeking an individual with experience in analysing proteomic and/or metabolomic mass spectrometry data. 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 computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics and/or engineering, or in a biological science with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical work. Proficiency with appropriate scripting languages or a high level programming language, and statistical data analysis tools such as R, MATLAB or Python is required; Expertise in the statistical analysis and interpretation of proteomic and 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 is beneficial but not essential

Deadline: February 17, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:00              

Department: Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful applicant will have in depth involvement in all aspects of trials, working closely with researchers on preparing funding bids, giving statistical advice on trial design and analysis, taking the role of senior statistician on several new and ongoing studies, helping to shape and deliver teaching in trials and in contributing or developing relevant trials methodology
Minimum Requirements: PhD, a substantial publication history in peer reviewed journals, experience of working as a successful trial statistician and good grant record as a Co-Investigator

Deadline: March 3, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:00              

Department: Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Duration: 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are welcomed in the area of gene regulation and cellular genomics and we especially encourage those in the following areas: • Quantitative and biophysical analysis of transcription factor binding – including co-operative binding - to the vertebrate genome. • Dynamic analysis of transcription factor binding and transcription using live cell optical imaging – especially single molecule methods. • Cellular and computational genomics, which address important biomedical questions such as transcriptional and posttranscriptional control. • Genome sciences and genome informatics, and their applicability to disease diagnosis, stratification, management and/or understanding of disease pathogenesis
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for highly talented academics with PhD who will contribute to our continued achievement of excellence in research and have the opportunity to flourish in a high energy research environment. You will already be working in an independent research capacity and will be developing your reputation for high quality research. Chancellor’s Fellows also make an important contribution to enriching student learning experiences through postgraduate supervision and undergraduate teaching. You will concentrate on research initially, but will be trained in teaching skills and progressively take up this core academic activity

Deadline: March 4, 2016 | Published: February 5, 2016   05:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: We seek an outstanding candidate for a Lectureship in Applied Mathematics to join the Applied Mathematics group within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton
Minimum Requirements: You will have a track record of excellent research with interests that enhance or complement our growing activity in interdisciplinary mathematics. We are particularly keen to attract candidates interested in mathematical, computational and data-led approaches to research questions in biology, medicine, engineering or the social sciences. You should hold a PhD (or an equivalent qualification) in mathematics or another relevant discipline, and be able to teach a range of topics in applied mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate level

Deadline: March 3, 2016 | Published: February 4, 2016   05:01              

Department: Mathematical Institute
Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will work on research projects related to the grant 'A new simulation and optimisation platform for marine technology'. The research will involve adjoints, finite element discretisations, automated code generation and high-performance scientific computing. They may also be required to teach up to four sets of undergraduate or graduate classes per year
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD awarded, or a Masters degree and PhD submitted (at the time of taking up the position) in mathematics or a related discipline, with research interests in numerical analysis, scientific computing and optimisation. The candidate should be able to demonstrate programming experience (especially in C, C++ or Python) pertaining to the numerical solution of partial differential equations
Preferred Requirements: Experience with finite element methods and high-performance computing is desirable

Deadline: March 7, 2016 | Published: February 3, 2016   13:02              

Department: Institute of Child Health
Workload: 100%
Duties: Collaborate under supervision with clinical investigators, trial management, data management and information systems regarding trial design, conduct and analysis. • To provide statistical input to Trial Management Groups, Trial Steering Committees and Data Monitoring and Ethics Committees for trials managed through the CTRC. • To provide input into the requirements of trial monitoring plans and their production. • Adherence to GCP, Data Protection Act and CTRC Standard Operating Procedures. • Contribute to the delivery of teaching materials for the Department of Biostatistics and relevant CTRC training courses
Minimum Requirements: Degree (MSc) in medical or applied statistics. Research in some area of applied statistics

Deadline: February 26, 2016 | Published: February 3, 2016   12:56              

Department: Division of Epidemiology & Public Health
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%; part-time considered (at least 30 hours per week)
Duties: We are looking for an experienced researcher, with teaching experience who can develop an important new research and teaching portfolio in Evidence Based Health Care/Medicine that will link in with the University of Nottingham’s China Campus in Ningbo. The post involves facilitating the research and teaching for this new Centre, and will teach on undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health. In addition, the postholder will be expected to develop a portfolio of research and will undertake line management and mainly teaching related administrative responsibilities
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline (i.e. Epidemiology, Public Health, Statistics, Health Services Research) and have a demonstrable understanding of epidemiological and statistical concepts with previous experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level

Deadline: March 3, 2016 | Published: February 3, 2016   05:00              

Department: Division of Respiratory Medicine
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%; part-time considered (at least 20 hours per week)
Duties: The successful candidate will join a team of researchers with a strong track record in studying the epigenetics of airway smooth muscle in asthma. This new post will carry out a research project in genome wide DNA methylation analysis specifically Illumina Infinium HumanMethylation450 BeadChip data generated from primary cells of individuals with asthma/COPD and healthy controls
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have recently obtained or be in the process of submitting a PhD in a related area (statistics, biostatistics, computational biology or related subject area). S/he must demonstrate a skill set suitable for the post, with expertise in biostatistical analysis

Deadline: March 4, 2016 | Published: February 3, 2016   05:00              

Department: European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Workload: 100%
Duties: Would you like to contribute your creativity to an international team of scientistsfrom all disciplines focusing on basic research in the area of molecular life sciences?
Minimum Requirements: We invite candidates with background in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Molecular Medicine to apply

Deadline: April 18, 2016 | Published: February 2, 2016   12:40              

Workload: 100%
Duties: You will teach on postgraduate and undergraduate courses in the School using pedagogic approaches that deliver a first class student experience and undertake high quality research in the above areas. You will receive support that will enable you to develop your research and/or enterprise activity including applying for funding. You will teach in the specialist area of Data Analysis, Statistics and Financial Mathematics, and will also be expected to contribute flexibly to teaching Mathematics at undergraduate lower levels and foundation year
Minimum Requirements: We are seeking applications from individuals who have expertise in statistical techniques that are relevant for the emerging fields of data science and data analytics. Hands on experience of using statistical software, particularly SAS, and SPSS, Minitab or Tableau, is essential. You will have a PhD in Statistics, Financial Mathematics or a related discipline and have a well-defined research or enterprise plan that aligns with existing work in the School. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to advancing existing research areas in the School and be capable of delivering a high quality student experience

Deadline: March 2, 2016 | Published: February 2, 2016   12:02              

Department: Department of Mathematics
Duration: 4 y
Duties: We have begun in collaboration with the Met Office to investigate the applicability of so-called boundary element methods for ice crystal simulations in climate related problems. Initial tests based on the boundary element toolbox BEM++ developed at UCL were successful and in this project we want to build on these initial results and develop novel numerical tools for complex ice crystal simulations. The PhD student will as part of a UCL team and develop novel fast algorithms for electromagnetic scattering simulations, implement these in BEM++ and apply them to complex ice crystal configurations in collaboration with partners at the Met Office
Minimum Requirements: Interested candidates should show a strong interest in developing fast numerical algorithms and implementing them in high quality numerical software. Climate related problems are at the core of this project and we expect candidates to be passionate about working with the Met Office to drive forward these applications. Some existing programming knowledge is essential. Ideally, a candidate will have been in contact with C++ and Python. Students are usually expected to have or to be about to gain a First Class degree. A Master degree in an area relevant to the project is of advantage. While the project is situated in the Department of Mathematics strong candidates from related disciplines such as Computer Science, Physics or Engineering are also welcome to apply

Deadline: March 4, 2016 | Published: February 2, 2016   06:57              

Department: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Duration: 3 y
Duties: You will work as part of a collaborative team that has been set up to optimise the analysis of genomes for selected cancers in which there is local clinical and scientific expertise. There will be ample opportunities to propose research projects and develop methods of analysis. The interdisciplinary and varied nature of the project mean that the you will be exposed to a diverse and stimulating array of challenges relating to biology, software development, algorithmics and statistics
Minimum Requirements: You will have a very good first degree in a relevant subject and a postgraduate degree in biostatistics, mathematics, statistics, computing, mathematical biology or a related subject and several years’ demonstrable experience, ability and practical success in biostatistics or bioinformatics. You will have a publication record in cancer genomics and evolution at the highest level using large data sets such as ICGC or TCGA and proficiency in the use of statistical programming languages such as R/BioConductor. You will also have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team and ability to plan own work

Deadline: March 2, 2016 | Published: February 2, 2016   05:01              

Department: Cardiff School of Engineering
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will conduct research within multiscale and multiphysics optimisation for integrated material-structural systems and contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University, carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals and pursue excellence in research and to inspire others to do the same
Minimum Requirements: Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or relevant industrial experience. An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within one or more of the following research fields: • Topology optimization. • Level set method. • Computational methods for multiphysics problems. • Homogenisation and multiscale problems. • Aero elasticity or other coupled physics. • Large scale scientific computing and parallel computing. • Software development (C/C++). • Proven computer programming skills (C/C++) and experience in Matrix Laboratory (MATLAB). • Proven experience in development of finite element methods and computational mechanics
Preferred Requirements: 1. Relevant professional qualification(s). 2. Evidence of collaborations with industry. 3. Proven ability to work without close supervision

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: February 2, 2016   05:00              

Duties: The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) invites you to apply for PhD Positions in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Molecular Medicine. Our PhD positions come along with generous fellowships including broad health care benefits and pension access

Deadline: April 18, 2016 | Published: February 1, 2016   10:43              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Help design, develop and maintain Neural Network Toolbox. Be knowledgeable in a variety of neural networks algorithms and provide advice on neural networks for other teams. Develop requirements through customer interviews and usability tests. Develop appropriate architecture and implement the designs. Participate in all team activities such as team planning, design discussions and reviews. Work effectively with other teams to provide a quality product for our customers
Minimum Requirements: A Master’s degree and 4 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree is required. A good first degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Vision or a related discipline from a top tier university. Experience in implementing mathematical algorithms. Knowledge of Neural Networks. Object-oriented application development experience (e.g. C++, Java, C#, Python)
Preferred Requirements: A relevant PhD or equivalent experience working in a relevant industry. Experience in statistics, data analytics, or other related computational mathematics experience. Demonstrated ability to ship products to customers. Proven skills in architecture, design and implementation of user interfaces. Experience with technical computing languages such as MATLAB or R

Published: January 31, 2016   11:11              

Department: The Department of Haematology
Duration: 4 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The focus of this project is to further develop the Affymetrix Axiom array to unequivocally ascertain DNA variants, which underlie the blood groups of man. The research student will focus on the hundreds of DNA variants which encode the neutrophil, platelet and red cell alloantigen systems and will be using genotyping and sequencing data generated from large population studies. The generation of a reference catalogue of the relevant genetic variants underlying all known alloantigens. Investigate the relationships between DNA variants and the expression of alloantigens on myeloid blood cell types. Develop an algorithm to extract relevant DNA variant information from multiplexed next generation sequencing results
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should hold or expect soon to be awarded a first or good second class honours degree at bachelors or masters level in biology or a general natural science. Experience with next generation sequencing technologies is essential and skills in computer languages and code writing is highly relevant for the project

Deadline: February 14, 2016 | Published: January 31, 2016   05:00              

Department: Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Duration: 6+ m        Workload: 40% (2 days a week)
Duties: We are looking to recruit a Research Associate in Radiotherapy, to carry out research according to a research grant in the evaluation and application of a new imaging sensor for radiotherapy. The grant is entitled 'XneXt: Next generation X-ray digital imaging modules for healthcare: high resolution and sensitivity detection of dynamic scenes'
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD or about to submit a PhD in a relevant subject. Excellent knowledge of one or more programming languages and medical imaging is essential along with working knowledge of computer modelling techniques in medical applications

Deadline: February 12, 2016 | Published: January 30, 2016   05:05              

Department: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will join the recently funded EPSRC Centre for Predictive Modelling in Healthcare, a 2 million pound award which brings together outstanding scientists from our Systems Biomedicine, Dynamics Systems and Statistical Sciences research groups. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects based around "neuroendocrine systems modelling and analysis"
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have a strong background in: applied dynamical systems modelling and analysis, numerical and/or asymptotical methods for network dynamics, and have a demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in mathematics, physics or a related discipline

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 30, 2016   05:05              

Department: Chemical Engineering
Duration: 14+ m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The research group at the Department of Chemical Engineering at UCL is looking for a skilled and creative postdoctoral researcher with ample experience in dynamic/kinetic Monte Carlo simulations, statistical mechanics, and mean-field modelling, to work on the development and application of coarse-graining methods for the description of heterogeneous catalytic processes at the mesoscopic scale. The postholder will be expected to produce research publications and present at conferences and other professional meetings
Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in any of the following (or related) fields: Theoretical Physics/Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics. They will have a strong track record and a commitment to high-quality research, evidenced by first author papers in high-impact journals and presentations of their work to a broad range of audiences. The candidate is expected to have extensive experience in dynamic/kinetic Monte Carlo simulations, statistical mechanics, and mean-field modelling, as well as proficiency in computer programming

Deadline: February 29, 2016 | Published: January 30, 2016   05:01              

Department: School of Public Health
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: COSMOS is a high profile international research programme investigating mobile phone use and health across 5 European countries. The UK arm of the study is based in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics within the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. The post holder will take the lead role in the epidemiological and statistical analysis of the UK COSMOS datasets and will lead the design and preparation of a follow-up questionnaire. The successful candidate will have a strong background in statistics and will join a leading group at the cutting edge of developments in mobile phone use and health research
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Biostatistics or a related quantitative field

Deadline: February 28, 2016 | Published: January 30, 2016   05:00              

Department: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects based around the theme "construction and analysis of excitable dynamics in continuum systems". The initial focus of the project will be on development of numerical and analytical reduction methods for approximation of dynamical phenomena in continuum models of excitable systems. This will include work on initiation of waves, and on systems with non-Tikhonov asymptotic structure that arise in electrophysiology. These models will be developed, in collaboration with the candidate, within the Centre with a view to novel healthcare applications, in particular in cardiac arrhythmias, neurological disorders or endocrine malfunction
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have a strong background in: applied partial differential equations, numerical and/or asymptotical methods for continuum dynamical systems, and have a demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in mathematics, physics or a related discipline

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   14:04              

Department: Psychiatry
Duration: until 30 June 2017        Workload: 100%
Duties: The Cognitive Health group studies the determinants of cognitive performance and psychological state in the general population, and the focus of this study will be the health implications of alcohol accessibility in the community. You will work with experienced academics to conduct multi-variable analyses using complex datasets. You will manage your own academic research and administrative activities, including small scale project management, as well as developing ideas for further research in collaboration with senior researchers
Minimum Requirements: You will have or be working towards completion of a PhD in applied statistics or with a substantial statistics component. With good organisation skills you will be highly methodical, with demonstrable potential to work independently or as part of a team, and able to manage your own research and associated activities. Experience of contributing to research proposals and grant applications would be an advantage, as would post-doctoral experience in statistics

Deadline: March 2, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   13:43              

Department: Engineering
Duties: The aim of the project is to extend periodic structure theory to wave propagation in quasi-periodic and inhomogeneous media such as stiffened structures. The modelling of waves can then be recast in terms of Bloch theory, which will be modified by using appropriate energy or flux conservation assumptions. The information about the propagating modes will then be implemented into modern high-frequency wave methods – such as the so-called Dynamical Energy Analysisdeveloped in Nottingham - making it possible to compute the vibrational response of structures with arbitrary complexity at large frequencies
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant would: be in possession of (or be expecting to obtain) a 1stclass degree (BSc or Msc) in Applied Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, or a relevant discipline and have excellent analytical skills and a solid background in numerical modelling and/or structural dynamics

Deadline: September 1, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   12:40              

Department: Public Health and Primary Care
Duration: until 31st August 2019        Workload: 100%
Duties: The team, which is primarily funded by Cancer Research UK, carries out research on the inherited susceptibility to common cancers, with emphasis on cancers of the breast, ovary and prostate. The successful applicant will lead the statistical analysis of ongoing large scale collaborative studies within the group, in particular the analysis of large-scale sequencing studies
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD in statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, genetic epidemiology or equivalent experience, with some experience in the analysis of large datasets
Preferred Requirements: Experience in genetic analysis and in the development of statistical methodology would be a strong advantage. Knowledge of bioinformatics tools, programming in R and/or a high-level language would also be desirable

Deadline: March 5, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   12:35              

Department: The Department of Mathematics
Workload: 100%
Duties: To establish a sound research base within the Departments in order to pursue individual and collaborative research of the highest quality. To publish research outcomes in appropriate journals of international standing and to publish and disseminate the result of research and scholarship in other reputable outlets, including academic and professional conferences. To give lectures, seminars, tutorials and other classes as appropriate in support of the required teaching obligations and to supervise project work by undergraduate and postgraduate students, as appropriate
Minimum Requirements: A PhD and postdoctoral experience, with evidence of academic excellence and raising (or strong potential for raising) research funds. Strong research potential with the ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality research, and to publish in peer reviewed journals. Willingness and interest in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical classes

Deadline: February 28, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:10              

Workload: 100%
Duties: This project involves a research consortium of global leaders in water science, policy and practice. It aims to improve water security for 5 million poor people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by 2022. The postholder will lead the theoretical, methodological and empirical poverty analysis in the REACH programme, including day-to-day supervision for junior research staff and close collaboration with interdisciplinary research staff linking poverty to water security. The postholder will be responsible for advancing and synthesising poverty analysis linked explicitly to different water security dynamics across core research programmes and associated Partnership Funding within the global research programme
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate must hold a PhD/DPhil with post-qualification research in development economics, statistics or related field. A strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research are essential, as is experience in field research in challenging environments, ideally in Africa and/or Asia

Deadline: February 24, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:10              

Department: Digital Research (Information Services)
Duties: Four posts: Engineering, Medicine & Heath Science, Science, Social Science. The role-holder will be responsible for engaging with research leaders and Professional Services departments across the global University to enhance digital research capabilities and champion the use of information and technology in all aspects of the research lifecycle. The successful candidate will bring specialist knowledge and skills to enhance a Faculty’s research capabilities and will possess an understanding of research opportunities in order to be able to support researchers in successfully winning funding applications
Minimum Requirements: Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification/experience. Proven experience of working with researchers to understand and develop digital solutions. Strong experience of undertaking research and/or research support. Knowledge and understanding of the research life cycle. Knowledge of external funding and research collaboration environments. Experience of writing and/or supporting grant/funding applications. Excellent understanding of Research Data Management techniques. Fast, self-directed learner, familiar with current, new and emerging digital technologies

Deadline: February 22, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:10              

Department: Medical Physics and Bioengineering - The Centre for Medical Image Computing
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: The successful candidate will develop, implement, and validate automated image processing methods for studying late lung toxicities from radiotherapy treatment. This will involve: aligning pre-treatment CT scans with 12 month follow-up CT scans; automatically detecting and scoring the toxicities that have been caused by the radiotherapy treatment; and studying the relationship between the toxicities and the radiotherapy dose distribution; It is expected that the outcomes of this research program will be presented at international conferences and in high impact journals and ultimately will have a major impact on the way radiotherapy is delivered
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree, or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related subject. A PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent experience is essential. Experience of C++ programming and software development is essential. In addition, experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team including clinicians, medical physicists, and computer scientists is desirable

Deadline: February 11, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:10              

Department: School of Computer Science; Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC)
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The analysts based within ADAC are specialists that assist on a range of projects within the University that range from small proof-of-concept studies with a handful of data points to large national data infrastructure projects such as the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre and the Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node for Integrated Multi-platform Biomarker Research and Knowledge Transfer. This is a rare opportunity for a recent graduate to grow and develop within a nationally recognised data analytics team. In addition to assisting internal research projects the expertise within ADAC has attracted commercial partnerships within financial, advertising, social housing, transportation and retail businesses. ADAC is aligned with the Intelligent Modelling & Analysis research group (IMA) that is continually seeking new data analytic techniques and algorithms for real-world challenges
Minimum Requirements: Degree in Computer Science or related subjects. Understanding of data mining and clustering, classification algorithms and feature selection. Strong programming skills (e.g. Java, C#, C++). Strong collaborative skills (interpersonal and communication skills). Willingness to learn and share knowledge
Preferred Requirements: Experience in statistical programming (R, MatLab). Experience in a service orientated environment. Experience in creating production level code

Deadline: February 26, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:06              

Department: Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA)
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: We are looking for a research associate to join CASA and the Intel Collaborative Research Institute on Connected and Sustainable Cities (ICRI Cities). The institute is investigating, developing and deploying urban sensing and actuating technologies that can optimize resource efficiency, and enable new services that support and enhance the quality of life of urban inhabitants and city visitors. The position is focused on exploring existing data streams from social media and urban infrastructure provide an important context and valuable data for fusing with novel IoT deployments in the urban environment. It will mix physical computing with urban analytics to analyse, communicate and explore geographically tagged social network data, linked to other IoT data streams. The research will involve working on a number of projects
Minimum Requirements: Expert knowledge of spatial analysis and data mining techniques. Expertise in data visualization and urban analytics with a view of communicating data across a wide variety of sectors
Preferred Requirements: Experience in rapid prototyping tools is beneficial

Deadline: February 10, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:01              

Department: Department of Statistical Science
Duration: 1+ y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: The post holder will be expected to conduct research in statistical methodology and Monte Carlo computations related to a project to develop and apply state-of-art Monte Carlo methods to calibrate complex high-dimensional models. There is flexibility in terms of the overall scope, but two possible topics are: Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) in High Dimensions and Sequential Monte Carlo (SMC) in High Dimensions. The project will involve expert collaborators
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics, Mathematics or a closely related field. It is essential that the successful candidate has a strong background in Computational Statistics, with previous experience of Bayesian theory and Monte Carlo algorithms, numerical programming experience with e.g. Matlab or C, C++ and excellent communication skills

Deadline: February 28, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:00              

Department: School of Computer Science; Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC)
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The analysts based within ADAC are specialists that assist on a range of projects within the University that range from small proof-of-concept studies with a handful of data points to large national data infrastructure projects such as the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre and the Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node for Integrated Multi-platform Biomarker Research and Knowledge Transfer. In addition to assisting internal research projects the expertise within ADAC has attracted commercial partnerships within financial, advertising, social housing, transportation and retail businesses. Unlike many data analytics services ADAC is aligned with the Intelligent Modelling & Analysis research group (IMA) that is continually seeking new data analytic techniques and algorithms for real-world challenges
Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. or near to completion (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or related subjects. Expertise in data mining and clustering, classification algorithms and feature selection. Strong programming skills (e.g. Java, C#, C++). Experience in statistical programming (R, MatLab)
Preferred Requirements: Experience in a service orientated environment. Experience in creating production level code. Experience in SQL and Document based databases

Deadline: February 29, 2016 | Published: January 29, 2016   05:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Develop and design market database analysis programs to meet the needs of marketing in acquiring and warehousing customer information, establishing customer profiles, identifying potential markets, new sales, marketing and product opportunities and marketing strategies. Develop processes and methodologies to maximise data integrity. Design data audit techniques to improve data quality. Define and implement experimental research designs and quantitative techniques using high level analytical tools. Work on business issues requiring marketing analysis
Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree (or equivalent). Previous experience in a marketing analysis, consulting or other data analysis position. Experience working within a variety of database sources and technologies (working within an Hadoop environment an advantage). Familiarity with the use of a range of analytics and visualisation tools and techniques to achieve a business goal. Knowledge of Qlikview/Tableau or similar an advantage

Published: January 28, 2016   16:55              

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main aim of the research project is the study of the interactions between non-archimedean geometry, birational geometry and Mirror Symmetry. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute significantly to the supervision of research students, and develop contacts and research collaborations with the College and the wider community. There will be opportunities to gain Undergraduate teaching experience as appropriate
Minimum Requirements: A PhD, or equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience in Pure Mathematics is essential. Applicants must have an excellent publication record in algebraic geometry. Experience and strong research potential in one or more of the following research areas is essential: Mirror Symmetry and Gromov-Witten invariants, Berkovich spaces, tropical geometry

Deadline: February 29, 2016 | Published: January 28, 2016   12:45              

Department: Mathematics
Duration: 20 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main aim of the research project is the study of the interactions between non-archimedean geometry, birational geometry and Mirror Symmetry. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute significantly to the supervision of research students, and develop contacts and research collaborations with the College and the wider community. There will be opportunities to gain Undergraduate teaching experience as appropriate
Minimum Requirements: A PhD, or equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience in Pure Mathematics is essential. Applicants must have an excellent publication record in algebraic geometry. Experience and strong research potential in one or more of the following research areas is essential: Mirror Symmetry and Gromov-Witten invariants, Berkovich spaces, tropical geometry

Deadline: February 29, 2016 | Published: January 28, 2016   12:18              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Manage diaries ensuring efficient use of the individual’s time. • Handle/screes and prioritise incoming communications (which can be highly sensitive), dealing with delegated complex topics as appropriate. • Provide administrative support to the individual(s) including the production of a variety of documents, mail and presentation materials. • Manage records (inc. SAP HR, Comshare) ensuring effective and efficient filing and retrieval systems. • Organise business events, travel & accommodation using the online eZtravel booking system. • Handle work of a highly confidential and sensitive nature
Minimum Requirements: Strong PA experience with excellent organisation skills. • Proactive individual. • Willingness to train and learn new things. • Excellent knowledge of PC software packages. • Strong and detailed Powerpoint knowledge. • Excellent attention to detail skills. • The ability to work to pressurised deadlines

Published: January 28, 2016   12:13              

Department: Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Workload: 100%
Duties: To work with the Academic Lead to provide leadership for the service locally to ensure the delivery of a quality service, delivered to time and target To determine work plans to deliver national and regional decisions/initiatives at local level. Provide effective leadership and management to less experienced advisors, providing induction, coaching and mentoring to support their development. To be the lead applied health expert and co-ordinate the RDS advice provided by other members of the team in the development and submission of high quality research funding applications
Minimum Requirements: A PhD in a relevant discipline (health services research, epidemiology, psychological research methods or social sciences). Relevant post-doctoral experience in the area of health research (including qualitative research methods). Demonstrable experience of developing and leading a programme of research. Experience of writing grant applications (in particularleading on qualitative methodology) and working in collaboration with clinical investigators to submit proposals to research funding bodies
Preferred Requirements: Experience of arrange of research methods e.g. quantitative methods, systematic literature reviewing. Data analysis skills and familiarity with at least one statistical software package

Published: January 28, 2016   05:05              

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 1, 5+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The successful candidate will help with the delivery of the research program associated with two key projects: the H2020 Panoramix project on the engineering of modern mix networks; and the UCL-Bar Ilan collaboration on the topic of engineering anonymous communications. They are also expected to pursue their own research agenda in the broad field of privacy technologies, as well as help guide more junior researchers in the group
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD (or will shortly be assessed for a PhD level qualification) in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related field, and a proven track record of research in the field of computer security, privacy technologies and/or cryptography. Prior work on the engineering, measurement, and analysis of anonymous communications would be beneficial. Publications in high-quality computer security and privacy scientific venues are also welcome

Deadline: February 25, 2016 | Published: January 27, 2016   14:09              

Department: Infection Biology
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking a statistical epidemiologist to join a project entitled ‘Improving the control of liver fluke in cattle’. This grant is an industrial partnership award and is in collaboration with the five UK levy boards and three other academic partners, the Moredun Research Institute, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Using data already collected, you will work with our statistician and mathematical modeller to identify farm specific risk factors for fluke infection that will feed into the development of a statistical model to evaluate the impact of changing farming practices on fluke prevalence. The outputs from these models will be evaluated on farms using an intervention programme
Minimum Requirements: You should have a PhD in statistics or quantitative epidemiology, be familiar with geographic information systems and ideally be familiar with parasitology and UK farming methods

Deadline: February 26, 2016 | Published: January 27, 2016   13:25              

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Duration: 14 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The School is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to be funded by EU FP7 Security projects SUNNY (Smart unmanned aerial vehicle sensor network for detection of border crossing and illegal entry). The successful candidate will develop models, algorithms, and systems for robust object detection, tracking and behaviour understanding using visual sensors. In particular, the job will involve the development of novel computer vision and machine learning algorithms for sensor alignment, super-resolution, dynamic data modelling, data fusion, and active learning from human feedback
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have outstanding experience in computer vision or machine learning, as well as excellent technical, programming, communication and team working skills. The successful candidate should hold PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics, with particular focus on Machine Learning, Computer Vision, or a related area

Deadline: February 25, 2016 | Published: January 27, 2016   06:59              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Deliver a range of teaching and assessment activities in the subject within an established programme including lectures, setting/marking coursework, practicals, and field work to undergraduates and postgraduates. Select appropriate assessment instruments and criteria, assess the work and progress of students by reference to the criteria and provide constructive feedback to students. Seek ways of improving performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback. Supervise practical work where it is part of the course, and advise students on techniques
Minimum Requirements: Good first degree (minimum 2.1 honours or equivalent) in an actuarial, finance, mathematics or related discipline. Qualified actuary or in the process of completing professional actuarial qualifications. Willingness to complete a PhD within period of probation
Preferred Requirements: Teaching and/or assessment experience in actuarial science/finance/mathematics or related in a third level institution

Deadline: February 29, 2016 | Published: January 27, 2016   05:05              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Design, execute and assess campaign activity to help customers resolve identified needs, increase Zurich’s relevance to these customers and realise Zurich’s acquisition, growth and retention objectives. Take ownership of an acquisition, growth and retention objective (number of customers, revenue). Identify the customer segment that will help realise this objective (where customers may be current potential and lapsed). Develop a deep understanding of customer’s needs and requirements (this may include data analysis/insight and service design input). Build Zurich’s eminence and relevance to this customer segment through collation, creation and execution of above the line and below the line (web casts, information packs, emails) activity. Working with the data, insight and service design teams understand target customers, trends and needs
Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree (or equivalent). Previous experience in marketing analysis, research, service design. Experience of analysing, interpreting and presenting data using analytics and visualisation tools (Qlikview, Tableau)
Preferred Requirements: Experience of salesforce.com a distinct advantage

Published: January 27, 2016   05:00              

Department: Computing
Duration: 2 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This position is part of the EU-funded project: Scalable online machine learning for predictive analytics and real-time interactive visualization (PROTEUS) which explores the development of original research on online machine learning for Big Data. In a nutshell PROTEUS aims at developing: - New strategies for real-time hybrid computation, batch data and data streams; - Real-time scalable machine learning for massive, high-velocity and complex data streams; - Real-time interactive visual analytics for Big Data; - Targeted implementation of the algorithms for Apache Flink; - Real-world industrial validation of the project outcome
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have strong analytical background in Machine Learning and Data Mining, preferably in online (supervised and unsupervised) learning applied to data streams. They also need to have very good Java/Scala programming skills, and good experience with Big Data streaming platforms and the associated computing models. It is of course expected that the applicants hold (or are close to accomplishing) a PhD degree and should have an excellent publication record in the areas of interest. The selected candidate is expected to contribute to the generic research and the related publication activities

Deadline: March 15, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   13:41              

Department: Computational and Systems Biology
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main purpose of the job is to develop theories of how digital epigenetic regulation can be combined with more conventional analogue transcriptional control. These theories will then be tested in collaborating labs. The post holder will develop general mathematical models of histone modification dynamics capable of dual regulation, distinguishing between models where regulation is switched from one form to the other from cases where both co-exist simultaneously. Ideas from the modelling will be tested experimentally by collaborators with results iteratively fed back to the modelling. Findings from the project will significantly advance our understanding of genetic and epigenetic regulation, and how the two fit together
Minimum Requirements: The post holder will have, or expect to soon receive, a PhD in Theoretical Physics, Biological Physics, Biomathematics or related subject. We are looking for a self-motivated and creative individual, who can work independently to contribute new ideas. However, we do expect the post holder to enthusiastically seek new challenges in quantitative biology
Preferred Requirements: Prior experience in modelling biological systems is desirable but not essential

Deadline: February 22, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   11:47              

Department: Chemical Engineering
Duration: 6+ m        Workload: 100%
Duties: The main role of the postholder will be to carry out research in the areas of uncertainty using parametric programming, planning and scheduling under uncertainty and optimisation under uncertainty so as to assess the impact of uncertainty in decision making in the process industry
Minimum Requirements: An advanced understanding of parametric programming, process systems, planning and scheduling, supply chains, mathematical programming, and computational model-based techniques for optimisation

Deadline: February 21, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   08:48              

Department: School of Psychology
Duration: 5 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: To contribute to developing research objectives within the research field of advanced network analysis methods to probe intra- and inter- cortical coupling, within the general remit of the awarded WTSA, but with a specific focus on developing and supporting DCM and graph-theoretic approaches. To help develop research ideas in the field of DCM and Graph Theory methodology and support the initiation of new lines of research in related areas, including securing research funding as Principal or Co- Investigator, as required. To collaboratively help other research staff performing advanced network analysis of neuroimaging/neurophysiology data
Minimum Requirements: A first-class or 2: 1 degree, and a PhD, in physics, engineering, computer science psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neurophysiology, or any related discipline. Track record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications in either Dynamic Causal Modelling (DCM) or graph theoretic approaches to network analysis including novel methods development and analysis of cohort data using these methods. Grade 7 applicants will need to demonstrate a more significant track record than Grade 6 applicants
Preferred Requirements: Track record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications using one or more variants of Dynamic Causal Modelling (DCM). Experience of multi-modal research, such as linking MEG results to MRI or fMRI data

Deadline: February 23, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   05:01              

Department: Centre for Environmental Strategy
Workload: 100%
Duties: It has been suggested that certain sectors of the economy (care, craft, creativity for instance) offer a kind of wellbeing ‘sweet spot’ in the sense that they offer multiple benefits both to society and to workers. Such sectors could be characterised as being employment rich, having low environmental impact and offering high worker satisfaction. The successful candidate will explore this hypothesis by drawing on existing datasets on employment intensity, environmental impact and wellbeing at work and developing new ones where necessary. S/he will also carry out qualitative work in the relevant sectors and explore the implications of a structural shift towards a wellbeing economy
Minimum Requirements: The ideal applicant will have quantitative skills in data analysis, and the ability and interest to also engage in social research

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   05:00              

Department: Academic Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sports Medicine
Duration: 3 y
Duties: The primary aim of this study is to develop a tool to use lifetime physical activity levels to predict disease risk and translate this into a behavioural change aid
Minimum Requirements: Students will normally need to hold, or expect to gain, at least a 2: 1 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, such as human biology; sport science; a clinical degree; bio-statistics; epidemiology. A relevant Master’s degree and/or significant relevant work experience would be an advantage (not essential)

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 26, 2016   05:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The role of the Science-Educator will be to develop and deliver a range of science activities to young people aged 5-18, with a view to encouraging them to consider STEM. careers, and/or endowing them with a greater sense of scientific literacy
Minimum Requirements: Educated to degree level or equivalent in a STEM discipline. Experience of working in scientific research, analytical science or in a technology environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to deal confidently and diplomatically with a range of staff at all levels. A proven ability to develop and deliver successful science education activities to young people and their teachers. The post-holder must have a broad understanding and experience of science. Sound knowledge of relevant health and safety issues, and an ability to do risk assessments on outreach activities
Preferred Requirements: Educated to PhD level, or equivalent. An awareness of the current UK National Curriculum for science, and the way that science is taught in schools. A track-record of using creative approaches to target hard-to-reach audiences

Deadline: February 11, 2016 | Published: January 25, 2016   13:19              

Department: School of Psychology
Duration: 1.5 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The job requires a review of the current literature in the relevant field, development of the pilot rehabilitation/trial procedures, contribution to the designing and setting up of the behavioural and non-invasive brain stimulation interventions, recruitment of the stroke patients into and running of the trial, assisting in analysing the results, and participation in the writing up of the results. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow
Minimum Requirements: A first degree in a relevant subject or a cognate discipline, or equivalent. Specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of experimental procedures in Cognitive Neuroscience. Excellent knowledge of experimental statistics. A comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of the wider subject area or subject specialism
Preferred Requirements: An awarded (or recently submitted or near completion) PhD in subject specialism or equivalent. Good knowledge of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (TDCS in particular). Good knowledge of the literature on non-invasive brain stimulation and stroke. Good knowledge of stroke patient testing/rehabilitation. Knowledge of voxel based lesion mapping (VBLM). Experience in devising, running, and analysing behavioural experiments and/or clinical trials. The aspects described below will be performed in conjunction with and under the guidance of the Principal/Co Investigator

Published: January 25, 2016   05:00              

Department: Computer Science
Duration: 14 m        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are looking for a Research Assistant for a project on Certified Programming using Homotopy Type Theory supported by the US Air Force. The successful applicant should have a solid background in Homotopy Type Theory, Higher Order Category Theory and theoretical computer science in general. Key responsibility is to conduct research related to the project goals in collaboration with the grant holder and other members of the lab, preparing publications and presenting research results at conferences and other venues
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant should have completed his PhD in Computer Science or Mathematics or will complete it very soon. We expect some refereed publications in an area related to the project. The applicant should be an excellent communicator and should have experience with giving clear scientific presentations and should have excellent problem solving skills

Deadline: February 24, 2016 | Published: January 24, 2016   05:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will be responsible for providing both pre-award and post-award support, such as assistance with preparing grant applications through to maintaining a grant awards database. They will be a key part of the Faculty team and work on a range of general research administration activities across the four departments

Deadline: February 21, 2016 | Published: January 23, 2016   05:10              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Reporting to a Team Leader in the Analytics Team within the Risk Finance Practice, you will be responsible for supporting the creation and delivery of high quality analytic output for our Clients with complex insurance and risk financing needs. This position acts as the link between the Client, Broker and Actuaries. The Risk Finance Analyst will decipher the data and present this in a meaningful, structured style to enable business recommendations to be made and insurance structures to be designed. Working in concert with the Sales and Analytics teams, the content created by the Analyst will support new and expanded revenue and client retention efforts
Minimum Requirements: Numerate and financially astute - 2.1 min numerical degree (or equivalent). Strong Excel skills. Insurance knowledge. An understanding of the insurance needs of large complex clients. Awareness of the principles of risk financing and stochastic modelling and the basics of corporate finance
Preferred Requirements: A good basic awareness of client’s Financial Statements would be beneficial

Published: January 23, 2016   05:06              

Department: Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
Duration: 3 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This project will use existing datasets from five UK-funded eczema trials to address known validation gaps: What is the structural validity of POEM and would inclusion of additional items improve performance of the scale? Should intensity of symptoms be captured in addition to frequency of symptoms? Is repeated measurement of POEM a useful way of measuring long-term control? What is the minimum clinically important difference for POEM in different trial settings and populations? What is the cross-cultural validity of POEM? This project would give the successful applicant the opportunity to learn skills in: Conducting systematic reviews; Development of outcome scales for use in clinical research; Testing psychometric properties of scales; Designing and conducting studies to evaluate psychometric properties (including qualitative and quantitative studies); Statistical techniques; Consensus methodology; Patient and public involvement
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have at a minimum of a UK 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
Preferred Requirements: It is desirable that they have a MSc in Medical Statistics, Psychology, Epidemiology, Public Health or a related area with very good results, excellent quantitative skills, practical experience of analysing data with a meticulous approachand an interest in eczema. Prior experience of using repeated measures data, multi-level modelling and/or scale development will be advantageous

Deadline: April 20, 2016 | Published: January 23, 2016   05:00              

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to appoint in an area related to advanced probabilistic methods for data processing and/or inference in complex models. This includes Monte Carlo sampling and integration (MCMC, importance sampling, random number generation, etc.), quasi-Monte Carlo and other (semi)deterministic numerical techniques, machine learning, Bayesian nonparametrics, random networks and closely related fields. Outstanding candidates in the general area of computational statistics will also be considered, including those whose research background does not tightly match the description above. You will have the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics related to computational aspects of Mathematics and Statistics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This includes, but is not limited to, the M.Sci. in Financial Mathematics and a planned M.Sc. programme in Computational Mathematics
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate will have an excellent research profile in computational statistics and will be expected to contribute to the development of a research platform in computational mathematics in the School. A proven track record of applying advanced statistical methods to address problems or practical significance, as well as established industrial contacts or other potential impact outside of the university environment, may be seen as an advantage

Deadline: March 13, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   15:11              

Department: School of Mathematical Science
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Computational Mathematics. We are seeking to appoint in an area related to optimisation, numerical analysis and/or operations research. The successful candidate will have an excellent research profile in computational mathematics and will be expected to contribute to the development of a research platform in computational mathematics in the School. Outstanding candidates in the general area of computational mathematics will also be considered, including those whose research background lies outside the specific fields indicated above
Minimum Requirements: A proven track record of applying advanced numerical methods to address problems or practical significance and established industrial contacts, or other potential impact outside of the university environment, may be seen as an advantage. The successful candidate will also have the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics related to computational aspects of mathematics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This includes, but is not limited to, the M.Sci. in Financial Mathematics and a planned M.Sc. programme in Computational Mathematics

Deadline: February 14, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   13:25              

Department: School of Mathematical Science
Duration: permanent        Workload: 100%
Duties: Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Mathematics. We seek outstanding applicants with a broad mathematical outlook - The School of Mathematical Science has an exceptionally strong research presence across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, and is currently organised into six research groups, namely: Algebra, Combinatorics, Complex Systems and Networks, Dynamical Systems and Statistical Physics, Geometry and Analysis and Probability and Applications
Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will have proven ability to conduct world-class research in mathematics. They will be expected to develop a research platform within the School or to contribute to an existing one
Preferred Requirements: Preference may be given to candidates whose research either further broadens and expands the strengths of the existing groups in the School, or is at the interface with one or more groups

Deadline: February 21, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   13:24              

Department: Engineering Science
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: You will be responsible for the development of MATLAB tutorial exercises and establishing coursework for MEng students in Engineering Science. You will develop an infrastructure on Weblearn to allow students to download code, obtain help and upload their completed solutions to academics. You will present findings and feedback from students, academics and industry at meetings and conferences
Minimum Requirements: You should possess a good degree in a related discipline, an interest in academic teaching and course development, and excellent knowledge of programming and MATLAB. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills to allow interaction with students, academics and industry

Deadline: February 22, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   13:22              

Department: Public Health and Primary Care
Duration: 3 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will work in the area of stratified medicine, with applications to blood donation. The aim is to develop stratified and dynamic approaches to recommending the intervals at which particular groups of blood donors should be able to give blood. The work will include both methodological research and applied data analysis, based on a major randomised trial and subsequent longitudinal study of 50, 000 blood donors in the UK. Findings from the study will have major implications for blood donation policies in the UK and internationally
Minimum Requirements: The post holder will have: (1) a relevant background (a PhD in statistics or related area) or equivalent experience, and at least two years' relevant post-doctoral experience; (2) experience of working with large, complex datasets (3) a strong track record of authoring scientific publications (including first-author publications) in applied biostatistical methods, ideally including high-impact journals, (4) experience of leading research projects, (5) experience of supervising junior staff or students

Deadline: February 17, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   13:21              

Duration: 2 + y        Workload: 100%
Duties: This is an exciting opportunity for a medical statistician (or epidemiologist) with experience of analysing clinical trials to broaden and develop their statistical and clinical trials expertise within an internationally recognised, multi-disciplinary research unit. This post is a result of capacity building in the NPEU-CTU core team, reflecting a healthy portfolio and an anticipated growth in the number of trials being conducted by the CTU in the near future. The postholder will be required to ensure robust statistical input into all aspects of clinical trials adopted by the NPEU-CTU from design to analysis and dissemination
Minimum Requirements: The postholder must have a postgraduate qualification in statistics or clinical trials, a substantial part of which relates to medical statistics or clinical trials methodology

Deadline: February 17, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   11:58              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Provide insights into underlying performance and implications for the business. · Conduct regular competitor analysis. · Lead liaison with VIDA to provide self-serve insight capability to business. · Provide pricing and operational UW insight to MFU/Segment heads. · Provide leadership and direction to the improvement of UKGI’s target pricing capabilities to ensure that UKGI benefits from market leading actuarial pricing techniques in the development and implementation of its pricing strategy. · Develop relationships within customer community to enhance the Zurich proposition through marketing of the Zurich Insight capabilities
Minimum Requirements: Substantial pricing/underwriting experience in a technical role. Substantial experience in general insurance pricing/underwriting environment, ideally covering a variety of types of business and functions. Experience of providing actuarial advice to senior management and directors. Experience of managing technical and highly skilled people, and creating a team environment. Proven experience of combining curiosity, commerciality and courage, with technical skills for business success. Market leading knowledge of Underwriting and actuarial principles. Impact, credibility, ability to influence at all levels. Competent at prioritising, resourcing, planning and project management

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   11:56              

Workload: 100%
Duties: Lead reserving activities, portfolio profitability management, reinsurance analyses, or the support of market-facing business units in complex environments and lines of business. Coordinate, prepare and perform actuarial analyses including loss and premium projections, consultation on actuarial models, or capital modeling. Support Finance, market-facing business units, Claims, Risk, Capital Management, and other functions on reserving and strategic business decisions. Provide direction and technical expertise on actuarial models and risk issues. Ensure that the claims provisioning processes for assigned business units are appropriately governed in accordance with Group, Regional, and Local regulatory policies
Minimum Requirements: Experience in multiple functional areas (pricing, reserving, capital management, etc.) within Commercial Motor. Substantial experience in general insurance pricing/underwriting environment, ideally covering a variety of types of business and functions. Experience of providing actuarial advice to senior management and directors. Experience of managing technical and highly skilled people, and creating a team environment. Market leading knowledge of Underwriting and actuarial principles. Knowledge of UKGI products and services

Deadline: March 1, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   11:49              

Department: Information Services Division (ISD)
Duration: 3+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: The post holder will carry out statistical analyses of large scale linked electronic health records which lead to substantive new findings relevant to understanding and improving human health. The post will provide statistical and study design advice and assist with research protocols and research funding applications. Working within a team consisting of health informaticians, statisticians and researchers, the post holder will design and carry out analysis of health data from diverse data sources (e.g. Hospital Episode Statistics, the Office for National Statistics and other health and administrative datasets). The post holder will contribute to the creation, evaluation and validation of novel linkages and phenotyping algorithms
Minimum Requirements: The post holder requires experience analysing large research datasets particularly in the health and administrative disciplines. Excellent statistical analysis skills are essential. The post holder will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable communicating with colleagues from all levels and disciplines. The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree qualification in either medical statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics or a related discipline. The post holder should have strong analytical skills: Cox models, survival analysis, competing risks, joint modelling
Preferred Requirements: Experience in analyzing large datasets from clinical information systems in hospitals and healthcare providers is desirable

Deadline: February 18, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   05:00              

Department: Institute for Women's Health - CCTU
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: Full Time
Duties: We seek to appoint an experienced Senior Research Associate in Epidemiology & Clinical Trials for an exciting collaborative project between UCL Institute for Women's Health and the Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit at UCL. The main purpose of the post is to develop new research proposals including clinical trials in women's health. The successful candidate will identify relevant questions and then lead on the development of proposals for new research in women's health. This will mostly be in pregnancy and the care of the newborn, but other themes within women's health may be developed over time; The candidate will also work with the CCTU at a senior level to support the development of the trials' portfolio more broadly. The post will also involve teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and other forms of public presentation
Minimum Requirements: We are looking for a skilled candidate with a PhD in Epidemiology or equivalent research experience; Applicants should be familiar with high quality academic Research, using methods in clinical epidemiology or clinical trials research. The candidate would have knowledge of resource and budgetary management

Deadline: February 18, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   05:00              

Department: Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering - Translational Imaging Group
Duration: 2+ y        Workload: 100%
Duties: Opportunity for an enthusiastic researcher with skills in scientific computing to join a leading university group. The main purpose of this post is to work real-time image computing and clinical integration in the context of endoscopic fetal surgery. An important aspect of the project is to extract information from the fetoscopic video stream and display informative data to the surgeon during the procedure. To that end, the candidate will work on novel real-time image computing algorithms and visualisation tools for surgical guidance. A strong emphasis will be put on computationally efficient algorithms and robust software development. There will be exciting opportunities to link interventional image computing and visualisation to novel imaging device developments, to surgical planning and manual/robotic surgical navigation
Minimum Requirements: PhD, equivalent qualification, or equivalent industrial experience, in medical image computing, computer vision, biomedical engineering or a closely related field. First or upper second undergraduate degree, or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject; excellent high performance image computing and communication skills. Demonstrable experience of C++ programming and software development in a collaborative development environment. Familiarity with version control using software, such as C/C++, python and Matlab for example. An in-depth working knowledge of medical image analysis. To be appointed at Grade 8 (Senior Research Associate) candidates must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the physics of acquisition of medical imaging (ultrasound, MRI, etc)

Deadline: February 21, 2016 | Published: January 21, 2016   05:00              

Department: Public Health and Primary Care
Duration: until 31st December 2018        Workload: 100%
Duties: We seek to appoint a talented applied statistician to a new interdisciplinary research programme in population health and genomics. The post holder will analyse data from a major randomized trial and subsequent longitudinal study of 50, 000 blood donors in the UK. Analyses will involve applying and adapting statistical methods for longitudinal data and handling missing data in baseline and longitudinal measures. The research focuses on the health consequences of blood donation, based on longitudinal data on haematological variables, haemoglobin and other iron biomarkers, and health outcomes. Findings from the study will have major implications for blood donation policies in the UK and internationally
Minimum Requirements: Post graduate qualification in statistics or related area or equivalent experience; a sound understanding of statistical concepts, ideally in relation to chronic disease epidemiology, and strong quantitative skills, including experience of using relevant statistical software (Stata, R). Experience of analysing longitudinal data is essential
Preferred Requirements: Familiarity with the principal methods of addressing missing data is desirable

Deadline: February 16, 2016 | Published: January 20, 2016   13:24              

Department: Cell and Developmental Biology
Workload: 100%
Duties: Project: "Genome-wide in vivo study on the role of RNA structure in RNA degradation". Applicants are invited to study the role of RNA structure in the post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in genome-wide scale. The successful candidates will join a team at JIC working on the Big Data Mining of the genome-wide in vivo RNA structure study. They will perform deep sequencing data analysis and feature extraction from large-scale RNA structure transcriptome dataset. They will be highly involved in the novel algorithmic/mathematical method development. They will also establish novel bioinformatics analysis pipelines for newly collected transcriptome data
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Computer Science or Applied mathematics or Bioinformatics. The successful applicant will have an excellent Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Bioinformatics background. Understanding of analysing big biological datasets. Understanding of data-driven algorithm design and related software solution implementation. Proficiency in computer programming, e.g. Java, Python, or C. Proficiency in statistical analysis on big datasets using R or MATLAB
Preferred Requirements: Extensive experience in genomic data analysis and data mining are desirable but not essential

Deadline: February 16, 2016 | Published: January 20, 2016   13:18              

Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Duration: 1 y        Workload: 100%
Duties: We are seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to participate in the EPSRC-funded project “Challenges of Applied Algebraic Topology’’. The project studies probabilistic models of large random spaces and investigates their topological and geometric properties. Such spaces can be used for modelling large systems in various practical applications
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should possess an excellent knowledge of algebraic topology and have a proven record of conducting research; knowledge and experience of working in other relevant research areas of mathematics (such as applied probability or combinatorics) will be an advantage

Published: January 20, 2016   05:00              

Workload: 100%
Duties: The role will develop key business skills and behaviours, including servicing clients and supporting the advice given by colleagues, through a focus on “on-the-job” training whilst also studying for some professional exams. Data preparation and checking for accuracy. Using spreadsheets and models to populate reports and presentations for clients. Technical support for the wider actuarial team. Systems development and testing. Appropriate use of IT to complete a wide range of tasks
Minimum Requirements: 3 A Levels (or BTEC equivalent) at grade A*-C including one A level in a numerical subject such as Mathematics, Economics or Business Studies. English and Mathematics GCSE (minimum Grade B)

Published: January 19, 2016   08:06              

Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Duties: We are seeking to recruit 2 Group Leaders. We welcome applicants interested in developing an independent research programme within any of our broad research areas. A programme which includes a component focused on utilising e-health and big data to advance disease understanding and evaluate treatment would be of particular interest. These appointments will be made at Programme Leader or Programme Leader-track level. In addition, we are seeking a Group Leader to develop an independent scientific programme, investigating statistical method for the integrative analysis of high throughput data in biomedicine and complement the Unit current portfolio of research in statistical genomics
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD and will have completed a period of postdoctoral training or equivalent, with an excellent track record, and show outstanding potential for independent research. Candidates for Programme Leader position should have a strong international track record of relevant independent research and a proven ability to lead a research team, pursuing original approaches to long-term research goals. A Programme Leader-track appointment will be made for those who demonstrate the potential to develop into Programme Leaders within six years

Deadline: June 18, 2016 | Published: January 19, 2016   05:47              

Department: Big Data Institute
Duration: 3 y
Duties: Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Statistical Genetics at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, to characterise the structure of genomic variation in the human MHC and other regions of immunological importance and its relationship to human phenotype and disease using biobanks other population-scale data sets
Minimum Requirements: You will have a PhD with a strong quantitative or equivalent experience, experience in statistical genetics involving the analysis of phenotypic association, strong skills in statistical programming (preferably R), experience of analysing large data sets, good skills in scripting (Python or Perl) and an ability to communicate clearly and accurately in both written and verbal presentations
Preferred Requirements: You will have a strong background in the statistical analysis of genetic variation, with an excellent grasp of underlying models and approaches. You will enjoy working as part of a team to carry out large scale analysis and be excited about working to establish and understand new technologies. You will have an interest in causal inference and/or statistical approaches to uncover structure in high dimensional data sets. You will be good at communicating your work and enjoy presenting results to collaborators and at meetings

Deadline: February 17, 2016 | Published: January 19, 2016   05:05              

Duties: Als wachstumsstarkes Unternehmen suchen wir zur Verstärkung unseres Consulting-Teams ganzjährig und bundesweit Consultants der Fachrichtungen Physik, (Wirtschafts-)Mathematik, (Wirtschafts-)Informatik, (Wirtschafts-)Ingenieurwesen sowie weiterer Natur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Minimum Requirements: Wenn Sie gerade studieren, die Universität abgeschlossen oder bereits Berufserfahrung gesammelt haben, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Bewerbung

Published: January 18, 2016   11:10              

Duration: Festanstellung        Workload: 100%
Duties: Zu Ihren Aufgaben im Bereich Handel und Risikomanagement zählen unter anderem: Entwicklung von Strategien und die fachliche Konzeption der zugehörigen Methoden und Prozesse bis hin zur professionellen Implementierung; Erstellung finanzmathematischer Modelle bis zur Umsetzung von real-time Schnittstellen; Beratung zu Themen wie beispielsweise Kredite und Derivate, Ratingsysteme und Portfoliosteuerung, IFRS und Solvency II
Minimum Requirements: Exzellenter Universitätsabschluss (Diplom/Master/Promotion) in Physik, (Wirtschafts-) Mathematik, (Wirtschafts-)Informatik, (Wirtschafts-) Ingenieurwesen oder weiterer Natur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit entsprechend quantitativ ausgerichteten Vertiefungsrichtungen; Weit überdurchschnittliche mathematische Fähigkeiten, idealerweise in den Bereichen Statistik, Numerik und Finanzmathematik; Gerne auch bereits (erste) Berufserfahrung; Sehr gute IT-Kenntnisse; Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse

Published: January 18, 2016   11:05              

Duties: Assisting more senior analysts in carrying out numerical and qualitative analysis for specific client situations. Working with spreadsheets and modelling tools and assisting senior analysts and consultants to adapt technical modelling tools for specific client situations. Helping to deal with technical queries on the analysis and modelling methods used. Drafting documents and presentations for use in client situations
Minimum Requirements: A minimum of 300 UCAS points, with a minimum 2: 1 honours degree expected or obtained in a numerate or semi-numerate degree discipline (equivalent qualifications are accepted). A at A-level Mathematics and a sound mathematical background is essential. An interest in financial markets, pensions and investment. Self-motivated, eagerness to learn and to keep up to date with the respective industry trends and market conditions. Ability to work as part of a team and within a collaborative environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Relationship building skills and understanding of customer service principles. Work well under pressure and strong time management skills. Exceptional attention to detail ensuring quality and delivery in line with deadlines. Strong numerical, analytical and problem solving skills

Published: January 18, 2016   05:16              

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

Published: January 17, 2016   11:48              

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