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1039369| Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider| Senior Business and I.T Architect| Senior Business and IT ArchitectWe are pleased to offer you the opportunity to join our prestigious partner and take advantage of; higher salaries than market, training in best practice methodologies and latest technologies, unrivalled career development program and an environment best described as pragmatic & entrepreneurial.Accountabilities:Participation in challenging IT large scale projects for our domestic and multi-national customer baseAccess to cutting-edge innovation programs in order to grow your career with usExcellent networking and knowledge development base in Switzerland and internationallyWe offer you a work environment dominated by a strong team spirit that will allow you to develop both professionally and personallyGiven our customer base, our projects have a strong international flavour and offer you the chance to be self-motivated and creativeYou will join our motivated, multicultural team at our office in Zurich, Basel or BernSkills/Experience:University degree (master's, MBA or PhD)5+ year's professional experience in IT Architecture Design and ImplementationGood understanding of and practical experience in multiple technology stacks as part of major vendor environments as SAP, Oracle and Open Source FrameworksStrong networking skills and ability to work with peopleStrong business & technology acumen in different industriesProven track record in IT/enterprise strategy and architecture developmentStrong experience and broad area of expertise in large scale technology or business transformation programs (enterprise-wide)RED have a well-established relationship with our client so if you are interested in the above and feel that your past experience fits our client's requirements, then please attach your latest CV and a current contact number and a member of our team will be in touch!
1039383| NES IT| Software Developer| Software Developer - Permanent - Delft, NetherlandsSoftware Developer required for my client based in Delft, Netherlands. You will join an expanding team, working on a variety of projects including a joint development project with another world organisation. As Software Developer, you will have gained commercial experience within a team-oriented agile environment and have a passion to improve existing code.The Role As Software Developer, you will form part of the cross functional Scrum teams, working on a new framework. You will take part in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle and work collaboratively with the team, Product Owner and Subject Matter Experts. This role asks for the Software Developer to be creative thinking, staying abreast on technology and have a passion for different types of programming languages.You will help deliver products quickly and with high quality by: Taking ownership of the software development processContributing to continuously improve existing code and development processesBeing passionate about working in a product development environmentBeing challenged by complex architecture and codeBeing passionate about helping exisitng products to stay future-proof Adding value to the team through your knowledge and programming skillsLooking to achieve unique and outstanding performancesEnjoying to learn from your motivated and skilled colleagues and in turn you share your knowledge Required Skills A Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or natural sciences/engineering with significant experience in software developmentThorough knowledge of software architecture, Object Oriented Design, unit testing and parallel programming patternsExperience in technical or scientific software engineeringSound knowledge of Microsoft technologies ie Visual Studio, C#, C++ and a source code control system like TFS and/or GitProficient with current development practices (SOLID, TDD, BDD etc)Experience with MVVM/WPF/XAML is a plus.Experience with Domain Driven Design principles is a plus.A MSc/PhD in a related subject is a big plusA MCSD Certification is a big plusQuality focused with excellent communications skills (verbal and written)Experience with working in an Agile development environment Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
1039366| WA Consultants| Computer Vision Engineer (Vision and Artificial Intelligence)| My client is a world class leader in consumer electronics and is researching and developing an amazing portfolio of new products.This is a great time to join the company and be part of some major developments and changes in the way we utilise technology.I am looking for a enthusiastic and keen Computer Vision Engineer to join a new, small, dynamic teamYou will work in a team across various technologies to develop algorithms and software for outstanding products. You will have the autonomy to solve problems creatively and follow through with implementation while working closely with other teams.Your role will include developing commercial grade software for my clients products following provided guidelines, development processes and methodologies.You will also have technical responsibility for significant sections of the assigned project and carry out the assigned work with minimal supervision.Part of your role will be performing feasibility studies, high level designs and prototype coding activities typical of the incubation stages of large software projects.Now, i am looking for a candidate with experience and particular set of skills: Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Physics.A PhD/MS in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning would be brilliant - but not essential. Sufficient years experience delivering computer vision based products using C++ or Python (Masters or PhD study will be considered).Theoretical and practical understanding of multi-view geometry and 3D reconstruction - This is really important to the roleExperience with machine learning techniques within a computer vision context.Experience in software testing and debugging and proficient on software debugging tools.Good understanding of documentation requirements, design using UML and ability to clearly present complex ideas and technical designs.You really must have Expertise with Deep Neural Networks using TensorFlow or Keras.Expertise in performance optimisation and developing power efficient software would be absolutely brilliant.If you would like to know more about this opportunity to be working on and developing next generation products and applications, please apply now. WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
7363| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological & Chemcial Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Assistant| A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in the group of Dr Christian Nielsen to work on the development of novel organic bioelectronic sensors for epilepsy diagnosis within a project sponsored by the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Wellcome Trust.This particular research position will focus on the synthesis and characterization of novel conjugated organic materials for use in organic bioelectronics, specifically focusing on the development of new organic materials for efficient conduction of both ions and electronic charges. The successful applicant will synthesise and characterise the materials which will subsequently be tested in collaboration with project partners in the US and Mexico. The successful applicant will work within the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at QMUL under the direct supervision of Dr Christian Nielsen but will also collaborate closely with the other partners in the project to investigate the biosensing properties and biocompatibility of these new materials. The ideal candidate for this position should have a PhD in organic chemistry or a related field and be able to work effectively and sociably within a team and have an interest/knowledge in materials science. Experience in synthetic organic chemistry, conjugated small molecule and polymer synthesis and the ability to interact within an interdisciplinary research area are vital. This is a full-time, fixed term post available for 24 months with a start date of 1st September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The starting salary is £32,405 per annum and is inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and an interest–free season ticket loan.Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Christian Nielsen via e-mail: [email protected] For further information about the Nielsen Lab and the School, please see https://nielsen-lab.com/ and http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk.Application enquiries should be directed to [email protected] apply, please visit the website http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference QMUL12093The closing date for applications is 16 August 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
7353| Cranfield University, School of Water, Energy and Environment| Research Fellow in Climate Change Adaptation| Here at Cranfield, we can offer you the opportunity and resources to really develop your career. Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.The Water theme has an international reputation for its transformational research and teaching in the science, engineering and management of water in the municipal, industrial and natural environments. Our activities deliver pioneering research that has changed water management thinking and practice and provide progressive educational and research support for practitioners, often through ground breaking collaborations with the private sector. These contributions are founded on strong scientific foundations and are drawn from right across the science and humanities spectrum.You will support the Institute’s contribution to “Impacts and risks from high-end scenarios: Strategies for innovative solutions (IMPRESSIONS)”, a project funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme. IMPRESSIONS aims to advance understanding of the implications of high-end climate and socio-economic change, involving temperature increases above 2°C, and to help decision-makers apply such knowledge within integrated adaptation and mitigation strategies. You will model and analyse multi- and inter-sectoral adaptation pathways in Europe, covering urban, agricultural, forestry, water resources, flooding and biodiversity sectors and to contribute to the cross-sectoral and cross-scale synthesis activities of IMPRESSIONS. You will also support the delivery of other research contracts for clients on a range of water resource management issues including water security, catchment processes, and agricultural water use.You will have a PhD obtained (or be close to completion) in Environmental Science or a related discipline, strong data analysis, experience of applying a range of modelling techniques or disciplines to environmental problems, a growing publication track record and well-developed written and oral communication skills.For an informal discussion, please contact Prof Ian Holman, Professor of Integrated Land and Water Management, on +44 (0)1234 758277 or (E); [email protected] Cranfield University is committed to promoting a harmonious working and learning environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity, recognising that the contribution of all its people will be most effective in conditions which are inclusive.We are signatories to the Athena SWAN Charter and achieved a Bronze Opportunity Now Award. We also run the Leadership Foundation’s Aurora Programme, which is a leadership development programme, aimed at women in an academic, technical or professional service role. Your career at Cranfield will be enhanced through access to fully equipped shared laboratory and pilot facilities, extensive research and business training through our learning and development team and doctoral training centres in a collegiate and supportive environment.Apply online now at www.cranfield.ac.uk/hr or contact us for further details on E: [email protected] or T: +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 4951. For any enquiries, please quote reference number 2506. Closing date for receipt of applications: 03 August 2017Interviews to be held: 10 August 2017www.cranfield.ac.uk
7334| University of Naples Federico II, Department of Physics| Structured light with classical/quantum photonic applications| The SLAM optics group of prof. Marrucci in the University of Naples Federico II (Italy) is looking for a post-doc interested in structured light and its classical and quantum applications (within the ERC project PHOSPHOR). Visit http://www.slamgroup.it for more information. The position should start in the Fall 2017 and is for two years. The salary can be negotiated. Interested persons should send CV and names and contact information of 2-3 references to Lorenzo Marrucci ([email protected]) by July 15.
1039370| Twenty Recruitment Group| Lead Data Scientist - Financial Services - London| Twenty financial services are currently working with a leading bank in london who are looking for a Lead Data Scientist. In this position you'll be working with deep statistical analysis and unsupervised machine learning methods. You'll be working day-to-day with internal and external stakeholders. Role Responsbilities; Apply statistical and advanced analytical techniques to optimise and improve business performance for specific and complex business problems.Manage a small team of Data Scientists - includes team/people management responsibilitiesResponsible for defining and delivering a Data Science RoadmapLeverage existing and new analytical techniques to provide new insights into business performance issues and recommend changes to improve profitability.The Ideal Senior Data Scientist will have experience;Working on extremely large datasetsStrong experience in Python, Machine Learning & SQL.Experience with Data Visualisation, ideally TableauAbility to present highly technical information to a non-technical audienceMSc/PhD in Statistics, Machine learning or similar If you're a data scientist with excellent technical skills and a desire to help define and deliver data science roadmap then please send your CV ASAP!
1039367| The ECS Group Limited| Senior Analyst Method Development| I am currently looking for a new Senior Analyst in Method Development to join the R&D team of my client's global healthcare organisation, specialising in Inhalation and pharma, based in Loughborough. Overall Mission * Work as part of a team responsible for the testing and development of new inhalation pharmaceutical products as part of a successful R&D organisation. * You will be responsible for leading the development of analytical methods that will be used for the testing of pharmaceutical products. * Supporting the testing of drug products with 'from scratch' methods which will have marginal or zero literature available. * The principal dosage form will be inhalation, and the main technique will be LC. * Work with clients and on new development projects on drug development. * The successful candidate will also be required to have a knowledge of organic chemistry, in order to facilitate full contribution to the development of stability indicating impurity methods. Knowledge & Compulsory requirements * Very knowledgeable in the theoretical aspects of analytical method development with particular emphasis on development of LC methods * Practical experience of the execution of method development and method validation * Knowledge of organic chemistry and experience of relating this knowledge to the prediction of degradation pathways of organic molecules. * Experienced in the validation requirements for analytical methodology in the pharmaceutical industry (MHRA/FDA/ICH etc.) * Experienced in working to GMP (good manufacturing practice) * A track record of problem solving and production of robust methodologies to analyse pharmaceutical products. * Experience of a wide range of instrumental as well as practical experience of "wet" and classical chemistry. * Proven ability to work methodically and pay meticulous attention to detail. * Experienced in the characterisation of organic impurities, with emphasis on utilising LC with mass spectrometry detection as the principal means of elucidation * Broad knowledge of current industry practices, with an established network of relevant external contacts, ideally having history of authoring relevant publications * Working knowledge of analytical method life cycle management, to include Quality by Design and method risk assessments Qualifications * Degree qualified, MSc or PhD in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry * Extensive experience in a method development role in the pharmaceutical industry.
7340| New York University Abu Dhabi, Division of Sciences and Mathematics| Post-Doctoral Associate, Division of Sciences and Mathematics, NYU Abu Dhabi| Post-Doctoral Associate Division of Sciences and MathematicsNYU Abu Dhabi Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position studying doubly-diffusive (fingering) convection with Professor Francesco Paparella at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). The appointment will be for one year with potential for further two-years renewal, starting no later than Spring 2018. The successful candidate will be in charge of running and analyzing direct numerical simulations of fingering convection, with special emphasis to its Lagrangian facets, and will collaborate with Professor Paparella in developing reduced models and flux parameterizations. The post-doc will have direct access to NYUAD’s high performance computing facility (the Dalma cluster). Funds are also available for travel to conferences and collaborative endeavors. Applicants must hold a PhD in applied mathematics, ocean/atmospheric sciences or related fields. The successful applicant will have significant experience in fluid dynamics, particularly on convective processes, and provable skills in running computational fluid dynamics codes and analyzing their results. Coding skills in Python, C or Fortran would be a plus. The terms of employment are very competitive. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email [email protected] About NYUAD: New York University has established itself as a Global Network University. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. Our goal is to develop a cohort of international students attuned to and educated for an inclusive global society. Students and Faculty will circulate within the global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.Entering its eighth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer
7333| University of Chicago, Institute for Molecular Engineering| Postdoctoral Scholar Materials science/chemistry| The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME), established in 2011 by the University of Chicago in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, is a transformational academic unit exploring the intersection of science and engineering. IME explores innovative technologies that address fundamental societal problems through advances in nanoscale manipulation and design on a molecular scale. IME is the largest new academic program that the University has started since 1988. The Esser-Kahn Lab is looking for two or more postdoctoral positions in materials science and materials chemistry broadly defined. The focus will be on projects related to piezo-controlled polymerization of polymeric materials and development of novel micro and nano-structures. Applicants with a broad background in materials chemistry and science (soft or hard) are encouraged to apply as this project will bridge traditional disciplinary boundaries.With support from the NSF and AFOSR, the candidates will have the opportunity to investigate problems in diverse fields to address the challenge of creating materials that sense their environment and adapt their crosslinking and microstructure in a continuous fashion. Of particular interest are skills in piezo-electric sensors, radical polymerization, capacitize sensors, and a working knowledge of conductivity and electro-chemistry. These skills are beneficial, but not required.Minimum qualifications for this position are a PhD or expected PhD in chemistry, polymer science, engineering, electrical or mechanical engineering or a related field. The candidate must have a strong background in the materials science and mechanics and piezo-electricity. A working knowledge of scripting languages, electrochemisty, and/or polymerization will be viewed favorably, but are not required. The interdisciplinary nature of the project means that few applicants are expected to completely meet these requirements and those interested, but perhaps lacking one area, are still encouraged to apply. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.Interested applicants should forward documents to Aaron Esser-Kahn, [email protected], which include: 1) cover letter, describing interest in and qualifications for pursuing interdisciplinary research; 2) curriculum vitae (including publications list); 3) contact information for two scholars who are willing to write letters of reference; 4) (optional) one or more examples of software written.Positions will begin September 1st. Compensation includes a competitive salary, benefits plan and assistance with relocation to Chicago.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/.Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email [email protected] with their request.
1039362| Michael Bailey Associates - Munich| Analytical Expert| We are recruiting for an analytical expert for one of our multinational Pharmaceutical company based in the German speaking part of Switzerland. This is a 6 month contract with a view to extension, starting immediately.Responsiblities:Design overall analytical project strategy and thereby perform, interpret and report results of scientific experiments for the preparation and timely delivery of drug substances (DS) and drug products (DP). Responsible for analytical method development, validation, stability, release testing and transfer activities of drug substances and formulated drug productsAuthor analytical documents such as Analytical methods, Validation reports, Stability reportsEnsure analytical activities are GMP compliantReview analytical batch records in accordance with SOPsIdeal Candidate:BSc/MSc/PhD in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent.3-5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.Focus on Analytical development with focus on chromatographic separation.GMP & cGMP knowledge.Language:EnglishPlease send CVs or callMichael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
1039380| Twenty Recruitment Group| Senior Risk Modelling Analyst - Banking - London/Essex| Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Senior Risk Modelling Analyst for a Bank in London/Essex. Joining the Risk Analytics function, the person hired will be accountable for the end to end development of in-house scorecards and Credit Risk models using SAS. ResponsibilitiesExtensive credit analysis in order to develop Credit risk models/scorecards from scratch to present to the business; developing credit score cut-off analysis framework; responsibility for the end to end model development process.Development of Basel IRB, PD, LGD, EAD models which adhere to Basel requirements.Alongside development of these models, extensive contribution to their assessment and enhancement.Ability to create SAS code and build and calibrate models using SAS: using SAS to construct and clean databases; to analyse, model and report; to build predictive models (linear and logistic regressions etc.).Embedding risk based pricing and capital efficiency in business decision making.Monitoring risk model performance and risk MI automation.Other tasks will involve advanced analytic modelling, ad hoc credit analysis and validation of existing credit risk models.Client facing role: presenting models, findings and opinions to the business and senior stakeholders; working closely with IT and finance teams to gain understanding of the data system; regular documentation and presentations to stakeholders.Key SkillsDegree in a quantitative subject from a reputable University; a further Master of PhD degree is desirable.Excellent SAS programming skills: developing models from scratch using SAS; Base SAS and MacrosModel development experience from a Risk background; working experience of Risk Modelling (ideally Credit Risk).Basel IRB modelling and score- carding is essential.OpportunityOpportunity to join an expert team within a Bank which is undergoing extensive growth; huge exposure to the business and to all senior stakeholders; opportunity to challenge and influence business decisions; extremely quick career progression.
1039375| Darwin Recruitment| Principal Data Scientist Machine Learning| Data Science - Machine Learning - Algorithms - Python - Boston - Healthcare Our Client, a market leading healthcare organization, are seeking highly skilled Principal Data Scientist for their team in Boston. This role provides the opportunity to implement cutting edge machine learning models and algorithms to deliver actionable intelligence from large sets of structured and unstructured data.The vision of this business is to help to provide improved access to quality health care services for people throughout America, by working with doctors, hospitals and health networks alike.Skill requirements: 8+ years of experience in Data Science and Machine LearningPhD in relatable field (statistics, computer science, analytics, or other quantitative discipline)Machine learning: clustering, decision trees, neural networks and affinity analysisRelatable industry experience is a plusProven expertise in the fundamentals of statistical (Machine Learning, NLP)Role responsibilities:Lead development and execute new and highly complex algorithms and statistical modelsDetermine analytical and modelling techniques to evaluate potential future outcomesDevelop creative and intelligent Machine Learning modelsApply cutting edge machine learning theories and techniques to investigate problems, detecting patterns and recommending solutionsProvide guidance and develop strategy for business wide analytics roadmaps.Data Science - Machine Learning - Algorithms - Python - Boston - Healthcare This in an urgent requirement for an exciting business that is experiencing exponential growth, so if you have a passion for Data Science/Machine Learning and want to apply this to an industry that can change people's lives, then get in touch!
1039379| The Job Jobber| Principal Engineer - Biologics Process Development| Salary: $120,000 - $145,000Company is seeking a Principal Engineer to lead projects in the Biologics process development and clinical manufacturing projects. The individual will design, develop, scale-up and optimize drug substance and drug product unit operations for protein therapeutics. Experience managing projects from Discovery integration through GMP manufacturing, with both internal and external partners are required. The candidate should have strong technical, communication and interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task, and to work across diverse, cross-functional teams both onsite and across sites.The key duties of this role are to provide technical leadership in biologic/protein therapeutic process development and early stage clinical manufacturing (Phase I/II). The role will also be responsible for leading tech transfer of drug substance and drug product processes to CMOs for Phase III and Commercial operations. Extensive experience in upstream process development and early phase clinical manufacturing required. Demonstrated ability to develop, optimize and scale up robust bioreactor processes using statistical experimentation and QbD principles is essential. Additionally, knowledge of chromatography, lyophilization, filtration and viral reduction downstream process steps is highly desirable. Mentoring junior level Scientists and Research Associates is also essential. QUALIFICATIONS Extensive experience in statistical design of experiments and QbD principles Process development in upstream (bioreactor) Process definition through optimization Strong problem solving skills Experience in developing process risk assessments Clinical manufacturing to commercial manufacturing of DS Sound working knowledge of current regulatory requirements Experience with process validation Experience with commercial manufacturing DP manufacturing experience helpful Strong writing skills required for process documentation, technical reports and regulatory filings Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance program goalsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEMS or PhD in Chemical or BioengineeringMS with 12-15 years bioprocessing experience in mammalian cell culturePh.D. with 8-10 years bioprocessing experience in mammalian cell culture
1039374| Clearwater People Solutions| Principle Medical Writer| OVERVIEWCurrently recruiting for a Principal Medical Writer for a specialist healthcare communications agency, located in Lancashire. Within this position, the responsibilities will include producing high-level medical writing to support across a variety of accounts. Striving to achieve writing excellence across therapy areas and the communication mix. This position reports to the Scientific Director and is responsible for Associate Medical Writers and Medical Writers.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Keeping up to date with codes of practice and legislation - Work across several accounts and support Junior Writers - Promotion of quality control processes and procedures - Work across multiple therapeutic areas - Develop in-depth understanding of client and competitor products, therapy areas and portfolio - Technical Lead on designated client projects - Ensure departmental objectives are achieved - Relationship building with internal and external stakeholders - Identify opportunities to maximise business from accounts - Exemplify the organisations values and behaviours - People ManagementKEY SKILLS - MD, Pharmacist or PHD - Substantial experience of working in medical communications - Demonstrable experience working working as a Medical Writer, ideally within an agency environment - Recognise the focus on the customer - Proficient in standard software; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OutlookWhat is Offered: - Full-time career opportunity with career progression - Market-leading salary will be offered depending on level of experience and skills - Permanent contract of employment with company perks and benefitsWhy this Vacancy is right for you: - Established and successful company. - Investment in employee development.Please send your application* with your most recent CV today via Pharmiweb. To find out more about this career opportunity please call Sarah or email (see below) detailing your interest. If this role is not right for you, please contact us to discuss what you are looking for.*Applicants who have not had a response within two weeks should assume their application has been unsuccessful.Clearwater People Solutions are proud to offer a service based on a quality and personalised approach. We work diligently on behalf of our Candidates to find the right role that you and your specialist skill set deserve. Our consultative, honest approach combined with our integrity and full qualification of each-and-every requirement we work make us a perfect partner for you in your search for the ideal position. At Clearwater: your Career is our Job. We look forward to hearing from you.Medical Writer/Medical information/Pharmaceutical/Medical/Surrey/Kingston/Surbiton/Copy Approval/Life Science
7358| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Assistant| A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) as part of a joint project between QMUL, University of Trento, Italy and the University of South California, USA funded by the Human Frontiers Scientific Program. The project ‘Imaging the neurobiology of numerosity- the evolution of counting’ seeks to use zebrafish as a model to unravel the neural basis of non-symbolic number cognition.This particular research position will focus on the characterization of the ontogeny of numerosity discrimination in wild type and mutant zebrafish. You will work together with 2 PhD students and a post-doctoral scientist within the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at QMUL under the direct supervision of Dr. Caroline Brennan, but will also closely collaborate with the research group of Profs. Giorgio Vallortigara and Scott Fraser at the Mind Brain Institute, Trento, and the Translational Imaging Centre, Los Angeles, respectively. The candidate will be the leading zebrafish neuroscientist on the project and in charge of generation and characterisation of targeted loss-of function mutant lines. You will provide mutant lines with differential behavioural abilities to partners for further behavioural and imaging analysis. The project aims at gaining a better understanding of the evolution and neural basis of human numerosity. The ideal candidate for this position should have a PhD in neuroscience. Experience in the generation of targeted loss-of –function mutants and zebrafish developmental analysis would be desirable. A track record of peer-reviewed publications is essential.This is a full-time, fixed term post available for a period of 3 years. The start date is 1/12/2017. The starting salary is £36,064 per annum and is inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and an interest–free season ticket loan.Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.Informal enquiries for further information are welcomed and may be made to Dr. Caroline Brennan, email: [email protected] or Tel +44 (0)20 7882 6357For further information about the School, please see http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk. To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference QMUL11942Application enquiries should be directed to [email protected] The closing date for applications is 13 August 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
7378| University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital| Research Fellow in Clinical Neurosciences| Location: Southampton General HospitalSalary: £29,301 per annumFull Time - Fixed Term for 3 yearsClosing Date: Friday 18 August 2017Reference: 896717FCApplications are invited for a Research Fellow to join Dr Ratnayaka’s group to study the effects of Retinal Pigment Epithelial (RPE) pathology leading to Sorsbys Fundus Dystrophy (SFD); an autosomal dominant macular dystrophy with no effective treatment.You will have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and laboratory experience in areas of cell biology and/or retinal biology. Previous experience in cellular/in-vitro disease modelling, molecular biology and extracellular matrix (ECM) modulation would be an advantage. Prior experience in RPE biology and/or generating adult induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) would also be advantageous. Candidates should be capable of independently designing and carrying out experiments as well as intellectually contributing to the project to achieve its goals in a timely manner. Evidence of publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals would be desirable.The Ratnayaka group investigates degenerative mechanisms in the senescent retina and brain. This project, funded by RP Fighting Blindness, will provide an opportunity to elucidate mechanistic changes in the RPE monolayer in relation to its underlying substrate. Potential findings may not only reveal new insights into dynamic RPE-ECM interactions underpinning SFD, but other retinopathies such as AMD. The project will employ techniques including cell culture-disease modelling, molecular biology/biochemistry, CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing, confocal and ultrastructural imaging as well as working with iPSC-RPE. Hence this exciting project offers the opportunity to work at the interphase of cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research.You will join a vibrant and dynamic research group and be expected to work as a team with other postdocs, PhD/undergraduate students and technicians. You will collaborate with colleagues across Faculties of Medicine and Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate may be offered an honorary NHS contract for accessing patient samples and data relevant to the project. The candidate can expect a collegial and research-focused environment with mentoring and career development support from the PI. The post is available for a period of 3 years. Due to funding requirements the post can only be offered on a full-time basis.Interviews for shortlisted candidates are likely to be held in September 2017.Informal inquires may be directed to Dr Ratnayaka ([email protected]).Application Procedure:You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.ukThe application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 896717FC on all correspondence.Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.
7354| Agri Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland AFBI| Principal/Senior Scientific Officer - Grassland Agronomist| Principal/Senior Scientific Officer - Grassland AgronomistSALARY: £47,749 - £52,334 for Principal Scientific Officer or £36,448 - £40,072 for Senior Scientific OfficerREF: IRC219757
 LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down BT26 6DR.This position offers a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative scientist to lead the grassland agronomy research interests of AFBI, with particular focus at the animal-plant interface. With the ability to build an international reputation as a leading grassland academic and win funding for new research to impact on local, national and international industry practices, this is an exciting opening for a grassland scientist to advance their reputation and that of AFBI as a leading centre in ruminant production from grassland.Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.ukAlternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting: HRConnect, PO Box 1089, 
The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. 
Email: [email protected] requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC219757Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 11th August 2017.Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.www.AFBINI.gov.ukAFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT
7347| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, LMB| Postdoctoral Scientist – Computational Genomics| Postdoctoral Scientist – Computational GenomicsStarting Salary £30,162 to £32,975 per annumMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK We are looking for somebody to join the group of Prof Julian Gough to work on big data, data science, algorithms, data integration, machine learning and statistical methods applied to protein structure domains (SUPERFAMILY), protein disorder (D2P2), protein function and phenotype (dcGO) and other areas such as genetic variation (FATHMM). This project is to bring together our previous research in these areas with diverse and large biological datasets and to unite it into a coherent system for conducting cutting edge genomic research.The explosive amount of biological data coming from advances in high-throughput techniques such as DNA sequencing constitutes one of the two most important areas of data science for the next half-century (the other being internet-related). Unlike the more obvious internet-related areas of big data research, there is a lack of highly skilled and motivated computer scientists to work on the important problems. This opportunity to work in the Gough group is a chance to become one of those people.You are highly motivated, have a PhD in a relevant subject, and you have an aptitude for computer science, mathematics and working with data. This role will suit you if you enjoy learning and are comfortable working in an application area that stretches your comfort zone.The successful applicant(s) will be awarded a 3 year Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme. Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and is an internationally renowned centre for fundamental biomedical research, with well-recognised fundamental contributions to computational biology and bioinformatics.The LMB has a strong track record in training Postdoctoral Fellows who have gone on to become leading Scientists. We also have an excellent record of innovative basic research leading to translation and commercialisation. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, thus creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation. For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit:http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/644.If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] date: 2nd August 2017Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme
1039328| Key Retirement Group| Insight Analyst| Following the investment in a data warehouse we have an overwhelming desire to become data-driven and insight led. If you didn't know, we are the KR Group, an award-winning, entrepreneurial financial services group for those both in, and approaching, their retirement. Our market share is already 35% and rising, so the future of our business looks very bright indeed. You will be excited by learning about our business which we understand is probably not overly familiar to most people. Over time, you will become an expert and someone our colleagues and senior decision makers turn to for analytical support. You will shape and deliver proactive insightful analysis across our business and present findings to our leadership team, in the form of reports, data visualisation and data-stories. You adore all things to do with BI, Insight and Statistics. You have experience providing actionable commercial insight solutions to a business which sometimes works at a pace of delivery that is demanding. You might have a degree, Masters or PhD in Maths, Business Systems/BI or Computer Science or are qualified by experience. We would love to hear from you if you have experience of any or all of the following: SPSS, SAS, SSAS, R/Python, MS SQL programming and the use of geographical analytical tools would be a bonus. This role will take hard work, commitment and self-motivation but in exchange it will also enhance your career working alongside a talented team and a head of department, who are leaders in their field. To apply for this position please click the APPLY button!
1039388| Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd| Java Software Engineer | Work In The Space Industry!| Java Software Engineer (Space Industry)25 days' Holiday, Pension, Life Insurance & Private HealthcareBristol or ChippenhamA global leader within the space industry with offices in Chippenham & Bristol are offering four experienced Java Engineers the chance to join a varied team of technically innovative developers in producing progressive software within a thriving sector. If you'd like to work at the forefront of technology, please read on. The role would suit someone looking for their 2nd or 3rd job in software as the company hold a very good reputation for taking those with exposure to Java technologies & making them experts in the field. It's important for you to share the same progressive mentality as their existing Java team. In particular, the company encourage their development teams to explore new ways of implementing technology and to flex their problem solving abilities on a daily basis.They manage to hold fun and work in good balance, further positioning them as perhaps the most sought after company for Java developers to work for in Bristol or Chippenham. For this Java position, my client would love to see:~3 years' of Java development using OO design principles*Any experience of C++ is also highly desirable*Some RESTful Web Services experience *A proven ability to develop applications from conception to delivery*An optimistic & intelligent approach to producing software in Java - UML would be good. *STEM based degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)*BSc. Ideally at 2:1 or above, MSc. or PhDWhy work for this company?- The space industry has been subject to huge changes in recent years. Space tourism is the next stage in the 'space-race'; this is a chance to play your part. - The company have a very open management structure. They make every effort to ensure every voice & good idea is heard. - The scope to upskill in this role is unmatched. - This is not a role you will get bored in due to the sheer variety of projects.If you're toying with the idea of a move, take this chance to secure a Java role where you'll never find yourself too far from an interesting challenge.To be considered, please apply to this advert & I will get in touch to discuss the details of the position.
7359| University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology| Postdoctoral researcher in population modelling| Dr Daniel Reuman is recruiting into his lab in the University of Kansas Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). At least 3 years of funding are available to carry out modelling pertaining to spatial population dynamics and analysis of large spatial population data sets. The postdoc will join an interdisciplinary team consisting of Reuman, three postdocs and one student currently in the Reuman lab, collaborators in EEB and in the Math Department at KU, and collaborators at several institutions in the USA and UK. Funding is from the NSF Mathematical Biology program and the James S McDonnell Foundation. In many hierarchical dynamical systems, “synchrony” between multiple fluctuating variables, i.e. correlations or other similarities in fluctuations between variables through time, is more important than the individual variables themselves. For instance, a neuron may fire only when its input neurons fire synchronously. Or the electrical grid may crash only when demands of multiple users become synchronized, producing total-usage spikes. Ecosystems can show this type of dependency on synchrony. Ecosystems include multiple trophic levels, with population signals from lower levels often being spatially aggregated to affect higher levels. For instance, a predator is only harmed if its prey are scarce over its whole hunting area. For systems of this type, it is primarily the synchronous components of signals that matter in the average signal that affects the next level – non-synchronous components tend to cancel in the spatial average. Thus synchrony is very important to ecosystems. Synchrony is found in organisms as diverse as mammals and protists, at distances up to thousands of kilometers. Synchrony relates to large-scale outbreaks and shortages and is important in conservation. In spite of the importance of synchrony in ecology, possible impacts of climate change on synchrony are little studied. Synchrony can also be transmitted through trophic interactions - e.g., a synchronized predator can induce synchrony in its prey. But the extent to which climate-induced changes in synchrony may cascade through species interaction networks via this mechanism, or influence spatial or other branches of ecology, is unknown. The postdoc will perform statistical and/or mathematical population modelling to address these questions, and will investigate connections to extinction risk models and to Taylor’s law, a commonly applied empirical regularity in spatial ecology. The postdoc will be encouraged to develop his/her own projects within the goals of the funding grants.We seek individuals from biological or physical-science backgrounds with skills and demonstrable interests in modelling and related areas. Experience with stochastic process modelling and Fourier or wavelet approaches is a plus. Experience with population models is a plus, as are computational skills, particularly if applied in a statistical or modelling context. A PhD or ABD in a related field is required. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged. The University of Kansas (KU) is a major research university with special strength in ecology and evolutionary biology. The EEB department has >40 permanent faculty working in a wide variety of theoretical and empirical areas, with National Research Council and Chronicle of Higher Education rankings in the top 10 in the USA. KU is located in Lawrence, Kansas, about 30 miles from Kansas City. Lawrence is a progressive and cosmopolitan university town with vibrant art, music, and sports scenes that has been ranked among the top ten college towns in the country for liveability.See http://www.reumanlab.res.ku.edu/ for further information about the Reuman lab and links to past publications. Email [email protected] or call 785 864 1542 with questions. A start date during or before autumn 2017 is preferred. To apply, please send a CV, a cover letter of up to two pages, the names and contact information of two references, and one publication to [email protected] Review of applications has begun. Position open until filled.
7374| Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry| Postdoc in respiratory epidemiology| Professor Seif Shaheen, Clinical Professor of Respiratory Epidemiology at Queen Mary University of London (http://www.blizard.qmul.ac.uk/staff/51-centre-for-primary-care-and-public-health/282-shaheen-seif.html), is looking to recruit a bright postdoctoral student with statistical/epidemiological experience who is interested in respiratory epidemiology and the life course determinants (genetic and environmental) of respiratory health and disease, including asthma and COPD. Potential 2-year projects would involve the analysis of existing datasets and include:• Investigating early life risk factors for childhood asthma using linked Swedish health registers (in collaboration with colleagues at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm)• Investigating the link between analgesic use, pain and asthma using data from the Tromsø studies in Norway (in collaboration with colleagues at the Institute of Public Health in Oslo)• Investigating the relation between diet in early childhood and subsequent asthma (including gene-diet interactions) in the UK ALSPAC birth cohort• Investigating the influence of diet, genes and DNA methylation on adult lung function decline in two UK cohorts (NSHD and EPIC Norfolk)If a suitable candidate is identified Prof Shaheen would apply for European funding for a two year Fellowship from the following sources:• ERS Long-term Fellowship (https://www.ersnet.org/professional-development/fellowships/long-term-research-fellowships). Prof Shaheen’s current postdoc has been funded through this scheme.• RESPIRE3 scheme (https://www.ersnet.org/professional-development/fellowships/marie-curie-post-doctoral-research-fellowships-(respire-3). Prof Shaheen’s Centre is a recognised host centre for this scheme (https://erscongress.org/respire/item/translational-research-unit-centre-for-primary-care-and-public-health-and-asthma-uk-centre-for-applied-research-blizard-institute-barts-and-the-london-school-of-medicine-queen-mary-university-of-london-uk.html?category_id=260). The next call for this scheme will be launched late summer/early autumn 2017.Interested candidates should contact Prof Shaheen by email ([email protected]) and attach an up to date CV, clarifying their statistical skills and the date of their PhD award.
1039372| The Job Jobber| IT Data and Analytics Manager| Salary: $120,000 - $130,000As a Data and Analytics Manager, you are a Business Leader:  you need to be an effective communicator, self-motivated, and able to drive insights into actions that improve company business results. You'll need to mine multiple sources of data, derive actionable insights, and translate complex results or algorithms into simple conclusions that will empower others to take action to win with consumers. You will be a primary driver of delivering insights that will educate and influence key business decision-making with our Customer and Brand teams. Business knowledge, interpersonal, and communication skills are therefore a must to thrive in this multi-functional leadership team.We are currently looking for Data and Analytics Managers for two roles:Data Analyst - The RoleYou will deliver analytic insights in several business domains (consumer, customer, digital, etc ). With a combination of analytical expertise, data and system knowledge and business acumen, you'll answer and anticipate critical business questions and opportunities and deliver critical insights to the business in ways that make significant impacts to the business. You'll leverage data visualization (Spotfire), and analytic tools (R, SAS, JMP, Python, etc) to grasp the business building insights in our mountains of data. Trade Spend Analyst - The RoleYou will leverage multiple data sources (financial, POS, marketing, promotional) to understand the impact our in-store merchandising has on business results at a granular level. A level of understanding of Price & Promotion data is also important to identify cases where the data needs to be adjusted or can be used directly from the source. You will use these learnings to make recommendations back to key stakeholders that will influence short and long term strategies to drive efficiency and growth in our business. You'll leverage data visualization (KNIME, Spotfire), and analytic tools (R, Python, Java, etc.) to grasp the business building insights in our mountains of data.As our business analyst you will be a part of an award winning Business Intelligence community that is Global in scope, and operates across all of company's core disciplines.Qualifications: We are looking for leaders who have graduated with a BS, MS/MBA, or PHD in Business/Management Information Systems, Computer/Systems/Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Data Science, Programming/Software Development, Operations Research or Statistics who have: Strong written and verbal communication skills to influence others to take action Adept at leveraging Analytics technologies and tools for solving ad hoc business problems, innovating on potential future solutions, and working with technology partners to translate your innovations into robust, scaled, analytic solutions and actionable insights. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities Experience in CPG/FMCG or retail sales is preferred but open to other industries with demonstrated track record of business analytics mastery Minimum 5 years relevant experience in Data & Analytics:o Syndicated point of sale, ("scanner") household panel datao Operations Research modelling or specialty area of researcho Ebusiness or social media platforms 
7370| Divisions of Structural Biology and Cancer Biology, ICR, The Institute of Cancer Research| Postdoctoral Training Fellow: Protein Biochemistry / Cryo-Electron Microscopy| We seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Training Fellow to the research team led by Dr Sebastian Guettler in the Divisions of Structural and Cancer Biology. Work in the Guettler laboratory centres on the elucidation of signal transduction mechanisms relevant to the function of cancer cells, in particular the Wnt/-catenin network and telomere homeostasis and their control by poly (ADP-ribosyl)ation. We take a multi-disciplinary approach that combines structural biology, both by X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy, biochemistry, biophysics and functional studies in mammalian cells. For a recent publication, please see Mariotti et al. (2016). Molecular Cell 63, 498–513. Additional information is available at http://www.icr.ac.uk/our-research/researchers-and-teams/sebastian-guettler.You will undertake biochemical, structural and functional studies on macromolecular complexes controlling the maintenance and integrity of telomeres, and their regulation by poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation. A central component of the research project will be the structural analysis of large multi-protein assemblies by cryo-electron microscopy.You should possess a PhD in a biological science such as biochemistry or molecular biology and have experience with single-particle electron microscopy. In addition, experience with recombinant DNA techniques, high-quality protein expression and purification, protein characterisation, such as protein-protein interaction analyses, is essential. Experience in protein production in insect cells would be advantageous.Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 3 years. The full salary scale is in the range from £29,960 - £42,820 p.a. inclusive. Starting salary will be based on postdoctoral experience. To apply, please click below to submit your CV and covering letter online. In your covering letter, please address with specific examples where you meet the person specification and summarise your research interests and motivation for applying. Please include the names and addresses of two referees.Job Ref. No.: 90Closing date: 18th August 2017Informal enquiries can be made to [email protected] Please do not submit your formal application by email; applications must be submitted in line with the instructions above.Research in the Divisions of Structural Biology and Cancer Biology focuses on the functional, biochemical, and structural characterisation of cellular processes relevant to cancer and cancer therapy. The Division of Structural Biology has managed facilities for protein production, with expertise in multi-subunit expression (insect cell, yeast and bacterial expression, including a 60-litre fermentor), protein crystallography (crystallisation robots, Bruker Microstar and CCD detector) and cryo-electron microscopy (FEI Tecnai F20 and T12). Regular access to shared cryo-electron microscopy facilities, such as eBIC, is available. Moreover, the Institute of Cancer Research will be part of the London Consortium for Cryo-Electron Microscopy, hosting an FEI Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope equipped with a Volta phase plate, a Falcon III detector and a Gatan Bioquantum energy filter and K3 detector. The Division is also well-equipped with instrumentation for biophysical analysis (e.g. ITC, fluorescence, multi-angle light scattering).The Division of Cancer Biology provides a state-of-the-art infrastructure for mammalian cell culture, light microscopy, mammalian genetics, chemical biology and proteomics.The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and today lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) came top in the league table of university research quality compiled from the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). Based on our publication record, citations and impact, we rank among the world’s leading cancer research centres. As a college of the University of London, the ICR provides postgraduate higher education of international distinction. We also have charitable status and rely on support from partner organisations, charities, donors and the public. The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer
1039373| Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)| Research group leaders Web&Data Science| Acting in the capacity of the German national library of science and technology, our forward-looking services secure the infrastructural requirements for providing researchers in science and industry with highquality information and literature. The services we offer in our capacity as a University Library ensure that Leibniz Universität Hannover is provided with items locally. The Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) - German National Library of Science and Technology, Programme Area C, Research and Development, is looking to employ Research group leaders Web&Data Science (E 14 TV-L) The ideal candidate holds a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mathematics or a related field and is able to combine theoretical and practical aspects in her/his work. The candidate is expected to build up her/his own research group and should have a track record in at least three (and be committed to expand to more) of the following areas: Publication of research results in renowned, peer-reviewed journals and conferences of her/his field Proven software engineering skills and the ability to develop mature software components beyond pure research prototypes Successful supervision of bachelor, master and doctoral students Collaboration with other research groups, industry, NGOs as well as open-source and community initiatives, for example, in the context of publicly funded collaborative research projects Successfully competing for funding by national and international funding bodies Transfer and commercialization of research results, for example, through open-source software or contractual research and development for public institutions, industry or other stakeholders Due to the embedding of the group at Leibniz University Hannover, Leibniz Information Center for Science&Technology (TIB) and L3S Research Center (L3S) particular emphasis will be on the successful transfer of research results into sustainable technologies, software components and services facilitating high-impact information services as well as societal and industrial applications. Fluent English communication skills are a fundamental requirement; command of German language is a plus. Fields: The candidate should have a background in a field relevant for Web and Data Science such as: Semantic technologies, linked data, knowledge graphs and ontology engineering Artificial intelligence, knowledge representation and machine learning Natural language processing and information retrieval Software engineering and modern application development Data management, integration and analysis Human-computer interaction and data visualization Applications: The candidate should be interested to pursue applications of her/his research in areas including (but not limited to): digital libraries, data integration for science and technology, question answering, scholarly communication, e-learning, open science&crowdsourcing. What we offer: We provide a scientifically and intellectually inspiring environment with an entrepreneurial mindset embedded in a leading technical university and one of the largest technical information centers being part of Leibniz research association. Our aim is to provide the environment and resources to make the research group leaders successful in their field. Research group leaders will have initially one or two PhD student positions assigned. There is funding available for equipment, conference and research visit travel and all costs required for a successful built-up of the research group. Possibility to pursue further academic qualifications such as habilitation and teaching experience A portfolio of technology components to build on, including DBpedia, BigDataEurope platform, OntoWiki, Qanary QA, SlideWiki etc. TIB/L3S are already engaged in a number of research projects at the national and European level The positions start as soon as possible, are open until filled and will be granted initially for 3 years with envisioned extension for another 3 years and an option to make the position permanent thereafter. How to apply: Please send your CV, two publications, 1-2 letters of reference and a two-page motivational statement (incl. research, funding and transfer ambitions) to Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) Personalservice Herrn Daniel Eilers Welfengarten 1 B 30167 Hannover Germany You can also send your application by email: Please do not send emails larger than 10 MB. Questions regarding the positions can be addressed to the designated new director of TIB, Prof. Dr. Sören Auer ( ). For more information about the TIB, please visit: TIB provides ideal working conditions, and continuously takes action to enable its employees to combine career interests with family life. Severely disabled candidates with comparable qualifications will be given preferential treatment. We look forward to receiving your application. Please note that your application documents will not be returned. Application and travel costs cannot be reimbursed.
1039346| Zalando Tech| RESEARCH ENGINEER - SEARCH&PERSONALIZATION (SENIOR)| RESEARCH ENGINEER - SEARCH&PERSONALIZATION (SENIOR) The Opportunity Zalando Technology is one of the most collaborative places you can imagine. Partnerships happen with all key engineering and product teams, the Zalando Research unit, and with the international tech community outside of Zalando. We are looking for research engineers to work on a broad set of real-world practical problems of massive scale that will have a direct and significant business impact.As a Research Engineer, you will focus on developing Zalando's in-house solutions to provide a personalized and relevant user experience, especially in search and recommendations. You will build microservices providing personalized search results and recommendations for the customer and work on aspects like collaborative filtering, query understanding, intent understanding, and personalized scoring. What We're Looking For A degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or other similar quantitative field (PhD, M.Sc.)At least three years of professional / academic experience programming in Java or Scala, experience with Python a plusYou have worked with current big data technology (e.g. Hadoop, Spark) OR experience with information retrieval technology and search solutions like Solr, or ElasticsearchWillingness to work with microservices architecture, distributed systems and RESTful APIsKnowledge of current trends in software design, architecture and web servicesDemonstrated expertise and desire to work hands-on in analyzing and modeling large data setsDeep skepticism of, plus the ability to identify and debunk buzzword mumbo jumbo, false assumptions and analysisEnglish language fluency Additional Preferred Skills Knowledge of near-realtime stream processing and/or message-driven architectures (e.g. Spark Streaming, Storm, Kafka.)Knowledge of applied machine learning / data mining techniquesKnowledge of Natural Language Processing (NLP), information retrieval (IR)Experience with building and / or running large-scale applications Your Role Research, design and implement algorithms for all aspects of personalization, recommendation, and searchBe accountable for all aspects of your work, from research and analysis to testing and deploymentPlay a critical role in the team as a creative research engineer working at a project levelUnderstand and effectively communicate with internal business customers, partners, and stakeholders at each stage of a projectThink abstractly and discover correlations between problems, methodologies, and solutionsImplement possible solutions, evaluate outcomes, and update research direction according to business goals and constraintsFollow a project through its entire lifetime from problem formulation to solution delivery What You Can Expect From Us Community. Tech culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, parties and events.Perks. Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks and fruits, hardware of your choice.Development. Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at data science conferences and Meetups, and encouragement to publish work.Work Environment. Self-organized, autonomous teams and flexible working hours.Scale. Unparalleled levels of data and opportunities. Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply! Please make sure your application documents are written in English. If you have any questions about our recruiting and hiring processes, please contact recruiter, Alicja Notowska .
7344| Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG| Post Doc in Immunology & Respiratory Diseases Research-176671| We are seeking a creative and innovative postdoctoral scientist to join the exploratory group within the department of Immunology & Respiratory Diseases Research, to establish new in vitro epithelia-fibroblast co-culture models for fibrotic lung disease research. This is a 2 year post (with potential for 1-2 year extension) that is anticipated to provide new insights into epithelia-fibroblast crosstalk for high-impact publications and to generate new therapeutic concepts. A PhD in Biosciences with a strong background in respiratory, fibrosis or epithelial research is preferred, together with relevant cell culture and assay experience. Tasks & responsibilities•As a Postdoctoral Fellow you will benefit from a fully resourced and fully funded research environment with access to state-of-the-art tools, technologies and equipment.•You will assume full responsibility for a research project, working closely with a senior research technician and an experienced mentor, and will leverage collaboration opportunities within BI across departments and across sites as well as with academic collaborators.•Embedded in the BI Research organization, you will have regular access to other BI scientists beyond your immediate lab to discuss your science and define the best possible approach at each stage of your project.•You will become part of BI’s international, multi-site Postdoc community, and you will benefit from vibrant scientific discussions with scientists and peers locally as well as globally via using state-of-the-art telecommunication technology and via regular Postdoc retreats. •You will receive sponsorship for attendance of relevant scientific conferences.•You will be expected to publish your scientific results in peer-reviewed journals and present your data at international immunology conferences. •You will be supported by your mentor to define the optimal publication strategy for conference abstracts and actual manuscripts.•Although Postdoc projects are basic science-focused you will gain valuable insights in the drug discovery process via interactions with scientists inside and outside of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Immunology & Respiratory Diseases Research DepartmentRequirements•PhD in Biosciences with a strong background in respiratory, fibrosis or epithelial research is preferred. PhD candidates who anticipate completion of their PhD thesis within the coming 6 month are also encouraged to apply, as well as MD and PhD candidates•Prior research experience of relevant in vitro experimental techniques/approaches including cell culture primary respiratory epithelial cells and fibroblasts is preferred•Ability to optimise and develop assays/techniques, as well as leverage new technology opportunities, to address scientific questions effectively•Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence in respiratory/fibrosis/epithelial research as documented by relevant peer-reviewed publications•Critical and creative thinking, self-motivated to innovate, and organized•Excellent communication, networking and presentation skills, as well as excellent data analysis and data management skills
7380| The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Tumour Suppressors Group| Postdoctoral Scientist in Tumour Suppressors Group| We are currently looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist within the Tumour Suppressors Group. In this group we aim to understand the role of p53 and mutations in p53 in small cell lung cancer and the interplay with other tumour suppressors. We are particularly interested in which mutations correlate with worse outcome and to what extent p53 mutations contribute to chemoresistance and the aggressiveness of this disease. Previously, we discovered a role for mutant p53 in regulating rab coupling protein (RCP) recycling of integrins and growth factor receptors in invasion and metastasis. Preliminary data in the lab indicates that not only integrins and growth factor receptors are regulated, but also drug transporters. This would make RCP an interesting drug target to prevent metastasis and to make tumours more sensitive to current chemotherapeutics. The post holder will investigate the role of RCP in small cell lung cancer by checking expression levels in patient samples, mutation status and the role of RCP in chemoresistance of small cell lung cancer primary tumour cells. They will characterize the interaction between RCP and drug transporters and work together with a small company to investigate the potential of small molecule inhibitors to prevent RCP from binding to those drug transporters. Any potential candidate molecules will be tested in a variety of cell lines, primary tumour samples and in xenograft in vivo experiments.The successful applicant should have a PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Medial Biology, Oncology, or a related field. Experience in cell culture, cell signalling pathways and molecular biology is essential. Whilst experience with primary cell lines and in vivo modelling is not required, it is desirable.For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Dr Patricia Muller via email: [email protected] The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk), an Institute of The University of Manchester (www.manchester.ac.uk), is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org), the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are adjacent to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (www.christie.nhs.uk), one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.Our aim is to understand the fundamental basis of cancer and apply that knowledge to developing new treatment strategies for cancer patients. Our advanced research programmes span a spectrum of cancer research, from the molecular and cellular basis of cancer through to drug discovery, translational research and clinical trials. The Institute has outstanding laboratory facilities and exceptional core services, including next generation sequencing, microarrays, confocal microscopy, bioinformatics, histology and mass-spectrometry. We are situated in Manchester, England, a vibrant and dynamic city that is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has excellent transport links both nationally and internationally.To apply for this position please visit our website: www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk Closing date: 20 August 2017
7364| Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Energy Engineering| Postdoctoral Researcher Recruitment by Department of Energy and Chemical Engineering in UNIST| YK research laboratory in UNIST is seeking a creative and driven postdoctoral fellow who is interested in working at inorganic chemistry and ceramic materials; synthesis, analysis, size and morphology control, and their applications. Our laboratory (http://www.ykimresearch.com) is developing new types of electrochemical energy conversion/storage systems such as seawater rechargeable batteries, lithium recycling system, and solid state batteries as well as inorganic chemistry-based materials. The successful applicant will be expected to design, develop and test innovative energy storage materials and its application in the systems. The position offers exciting opportunities to closely work with a highly-motivated multi-disciplinary group of scientists and engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset as well as to gain unique experience in working with international collaborators.Interested candidates should contact Prof. Youngsik Kim ([email protected]) with a letter describing the candidate’s research experience and the fit for the position, a CV, names and contact information of 3 references and copies of selected relevant papers.

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