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7552| EPFL, STI-IGM-UNFoLD| Post-doctoral position on the aeroacoustics of dynamic stall| The unsteady flow diagnostics laboratory (UNFoLD) at the Swiss federal institute of technology of Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications by highly motivated, committed, and talented students for a post-doctoral position in the field of unsteady fluid dynamics. Our lab focusses on the investigation of unsteady flow phenomena by combining high spatially and temporally resolved flow field measurements with - what we refer to as - a fluid dynamical differential diagnosis. We develop methodologies to help bridge the gap between our observations and understanding of the development and interaction of characteristic flow structures (e.g. vortices) and technically relevant quantities, such as aerodynamic forces or power output, with applications in biological and bio-inspired flight, wind turbine rotor blade aerodynamics, etc.Within the SNSF-DFG funded bilateral project Combined aeroacoustic and flow diagnostic analysis of the motion induced sound generation by an oscillating airfoil with active flap, the prospective post-doctoral researcher will work in close collaboration with our partner at DLR in Göttingen (Germany) to experimentally investigate the sound generation and emission from a two dimensional wind turbine blade with a trailing edge flap. The objectives are to further develop a robust strategy that allows for unambiguous identification of sound source regions and characterisation of sound emission in flows past unsteadily moving objects and to characterise the full causal chain starting from airfoil kinematics, via vortex dynamics, up to the acoustic signature and the blade loads.Candidates should hold a PhD in physics, aeronautical or mechanical engineering. We are seeking candidates with a strong experimental profile with experience in aerodynamics or aeroacoustics, unsteady flow field analysis, and laboratory flow experiments. The position is for 2 years.To apply, please send your application, including cv, motivation statement, and names and contact information of three references as a single pdf file to karen.mulleners@epfl.ch. Please address explicitly in your motivation statement why you are attracted to experimental research. If you do not receive a reply within 2 weeks, please assume that your profile does not match with our interests at the moment.
1039863| Request Technology - Robyn Honquest| C++ Trade Application Developer| C++ Software Developer - Recent Grads Looking for a candidate with C++ Multithreading, advanced degree in CS or math or statistics or PhD, high GPA, average, will look at recent grads. Must have algorithym background, UNIX, Linux, Shell Scripting. Hiring software developers to join our auto-trading platform group. We are looking for people to develop, enhance, and support our platform, including directed research and implementation of trading strategies. Duties and Responsibilities Develop and enhance auto-trading platform Work with strategists to implement trading models Help strategists with research and development of trading strategies Experience and Skills Advanced degree in computer science, math or statistics Mastery of C++ and UNIX Shell Scripting Working knowledge of SQL Strong communication skills Work under pressure in a dynamic environment The financial industry experience and Real Time computing preferred
1039850| Spectrum IT| C++ Software Engineer - 35,000 - 60,000 - High Wycombe| C++ Software Engineer - C++, Windows, Linux, 35,000 - 60,000 per annum High Wycombe - Buckinghamshire C++ Software Engineer required by a successful, expanding company located in High Wycombe, Berkshire. Due to continued growth the company now requires an enthusiastic C++ Software Engineer to join their highly skilled existing C++ software engineering team. Working closely with the Chief Engineer to manage the day to day development priorities. Our client work on multiple platforms so will consider someone from a Windows or Linux/Unix background. Key Experience: C++ User interface frameworks (Qt/MFC/Winforms) Experience with Git or other version control tools Visual Studio Implementation of algorithms. Agile Development University Degree or PHD in relevant subject field e.g. Computer Science, Physics, Maths Please send your CV for immediate consideration to or call . Keywords: C++, OpenGL, Git, Visual Studio, Qt, MFC, OOD, Windows, Linux, Data, Analysis, PHD, MSc, BSc - provided by Dice
7541| University of York, Department of Biology| Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cell and Molecular Biology| We are seeking a highly motivated and talented postdoc to join Professor Ian Hitchcock’s laboratory in the Department of Biology, University of York.The project will focus on the development of Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a group of haematological malignancies characterised by increases in platelets and/or erythrocytes. As previously demonstrated, the thrombopoietin receptor, MPL, is essential for the development of these diseases via its interaction with the JAK2V617F oncogene (Blood, 2014. 124(26): p. 3956-63), the most common driving mutation in MPN development. This is one of three postdoctoral research associate positions as part of a CRUK Programme awarded to Professor Hitchcock, and will focus on identifying mechanisms of thrombopoietin receptor activation to gain a better understanding of JAK2V617F- positive MPN development using novel single molecule imaging techniques. It is hoped that this work will also initiate the development of novel therapies aimed at inhibiting receptor function. This work will be in collaboration with co-Investigators Jacob Piehler, Professor of Biophysics from Osnabruck University, Germany and Steve Wedge, Professor of Stratified Cancer Medicine Discovery, Northern Institute of Cancer Research, Newcastle University. Key Requirements• A PhD in a relevant subject (or expect to receive a PhD within 3/6 months of starting the post)• A strong background in cell, molecular or cancer biology• Experience in a range of cell and molecular techniques including; cell culture, molecular cloning, immunocytochemistry and microscopy• Experience working with in vivo models is desirable.• You will need to be able to work independently as well as part of the programme team working on related projects.• Excellent communication skills. • Develop and initiate collaborative working internally and externally, providing guidance to other staff and students.For informal enquiries please email Professor Ian Hitchcock (ian.hitchcock@york.ac.uk)This post is full time, for up to 3 years. This is a grade 6 post, with salary in the range of £31,604 - £38,832 per year depending on experience.
7512| Northeastern University, Engineering| Using Machine Learning to Enable Sustainable Process Development| The Northeastern University Environmental Sensors Lab (northeastern.edu/envsensorslab) is immediately recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Associate to play a key role in a multi-institution project developing next-generation biologically-based wastewater treatment processes. The group at Northeastern is responsible for the sensing and algorithm development components, utilizing a traditionally EE/CS toolset to enable new solutions in societal sustainability.Full position details available at https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/50830The Postdoctoral Research Associate will play a key role in a multi-institution project (University of Washington, Caltech) enabling next-generation biologically-based wastewater treatment processes. Research collaborators have identified novel microbial consortia capable of simultaneously improving effectiveness and decreasing cost of municipal wastewater treatment, however the key to implementation of such strategies at scale lies in development of real-time feedback control strategies to maintain stable reactor conditions that promote the target microbial communities in the face of fluctuating inputs and environmental conditions. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with partners to design an appropriate multi-analyte sensing strategy, install instrumentation for real-time monitoring in lab-scale reactors at the University of Washington, and develop algorithms to optimally control reactor conditions based on real-time data streams. The successful candidate will also assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar; work on an interdisciplinary team. Qualifications also include demonstrated expertise in the area of machine learning, particularly with application to environmental or other complex datasets along with basic circuit proficiency required, and experience with sensing/control systems is preferred. Familiarity with environmental chemistry/biology is preferred but not required.
7531| University College London, MRC Laboratory for Moelcular Cell Biology| Research Associate| Full Time: The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.The Mao lab studies the mechanics of tissue growth and regeneration, combining genetics, in vivo live imaging, automated image analysis, experimental biophysics and computational modelling. Current projects in the lab include interdisciplinary approaches to study how mechanical forces affect tissue growth, tissue architectural changes, cell shape changes during mitosis and tissue regeneration in the Drosophila wing disc. For more information about the Mao lab, please visit: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/lmcb/research-group/yanlan-mao-research-group . We are looking for an experienced biophysicist to study the mechanics of epithelia and cytoskeleton remodelling, using experimental biophysical tools and computational modelling approaches. Available from January 2018, the post is funded for a period of 1 year in the first instance. Candidates should possess / or shortly be awarded a PhD degree in biophysics, or a related biological / physical sciences discipline. A strong background in advanced live imaging, cell / tissue mechanics, mechanical testing, quantitative image analysis, computational modelling are required. Experience with Drosophila genetics, molecular and cell biology are advantageousA job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Yanlan Mao, y.mao@ucl.ac.uk ), or for the application process Ione Karney ( i.karney@ucl.ac.uk ). Closing Date: 3 November 2017Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.Interview Date: TBCUCL Taking Action for EqualityTo apply click here https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/saf/login.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&jcode=1678990&external=234508
7532| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Postdoctoral Scientist- Light Microscopy| Overall purpose: To work within the Light Microscopy Facility at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), to develop advanced light microscopy imaging techniques and protocols in collaboration with research groups at the LMB in areas such as super resolution microscopy and light sheet microscopy. Main duties:Under the general leadership of the Facility Head, to work closely with LMB staff to develop new advanced light microscopes and microscopy methods and suited to their research aims.The aim is to develop new advanced light microscopes and to apply these in collaborative projects with research groups throughout LMB, where new imaging capabilities will enable the solving of important biological problems. New microscopy approaches include (but are not limited to) super-resolution and light-sheet methods as well as high-resolution correlative light microscopy of frozen samples to be imaged with electron microscopy (cryo-EM). To implement quality control in the performance of relevant microscopy hardware.To present your work at seminars within the Laboratory and at external meetingsTo contribute to Laboratory-wide discussions on developments within the field. To draft scientific papers, and contribute to the overall preparation of research for publication.To contribute to the LMB’s mission in the public engagement of science, and the translation of research findings into improvements in health care.To assist in the training of PhD Students and other members of the LMB.Key responsibilities:Within the overall remit of the light microscope facility, and in discussion with the Facility Head, you will make a significant input into identifying areas of innovation and in determining the direction of development of light microscopy within a 3 year lifespan. To plan your own work and objectives on a 12 month basis and manage your collaborative work between the light microscopy facility and LMB groups.To work with limited supervision to identify, develop, modify and apply light microscopy methods to achieve the research goals of LMB scientists.To introduce and apply new techniques across a wide range of light microscopy disciplines and to have the creativity and initiative to develop novel approaches and methods where required.To contribute to the overall preparation of research for publication.To ensure the research is carried out in accordance with good practice and in compliance with local policies and legal requirements.To enhance your research and generic skills through a tailored development programme. Working relationships: You will report to Dr Nick Barry and will interact and collaborate with other Postdoctoral Scientists, Research Support Staff and Students across the LMB and with external Groups as necessary. Expertise and training in image analysis approaches will be available and are supported by significant computing infrastructure.Additional information:This is a 3-year training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. We support Postdoctoral Scientists with a range of formal and on-the-job training, including:• MRC training courses.• External training and personal development courses.• One-to-one training with your Supervisor and other Scientists.You will commit to undertaking the following:• Developing and following a personal development plan.• Attending training courses.• Identifying additional training which will support you to develop your career.The above lists are not exhaustive and you are required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be requested within the scope of the post. All employees are required to act professionally, co-operatively and flexibly in line with the requirements of the post and the MRC.
7556| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Postdoctoral Scientist| Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural StudiesSalary range £30,464 – £33,305 per annumMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKWe are looking for a highly motivated and skilled computational method developer to fill a Post-Doctoral Scientist/Career Development Fellow (PD/CDF) position in the Computational Crystallography group of MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (MRC-LMB) from January 2018. The position is a part of the multi-partner project "Validation Tools for Cryo-EM" funded by Wellcome Trust. The other members of the project are EBI-Cambridge, Francis Crick Institute, Birkbeck College, CCP-EM at the Harwell Research Complex and The University of Manchester.The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Garib Murshudov on the development of mathematical, statistical techniques and software components for validation and refinement of multiple atomic models vs multiple single-particle Cryo-EM maps. The PD/CDF will benefit from the outstanding scientific environment present in the LMB. He/she will also participate in international scientific conferences and teaching workshops to present and teach the developed techniques and software.MRC-LMB is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and computational structural biology (http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/) located in Cambridge, UK. MRC-LMB has rich history and traditions in fundamental research and method development in molecular and structural biology. Applicants must have PhD in computational sciences and experience in software development. The salary will be within the range of £30,464 – £33,305. The application deadline is 12th November 2017. For further information please contact Garib Murshudov via email garib@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk or visit the group's webpage: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/garib-murshudov/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/730.If you are unable to apply online please contact us at hradmin@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk.Closing date: 12th November 2017 Final 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.
1039865| Understanding Recruitment| Machine Learning Researcher (Deep Learning, Smart Grids)| Machine Learning Researcher (Deep Learning, Smart Grids)We are seeking a Machine Learning Researcher (Deep Learning, Smart Grids) to join our brand-new Cambridge office where we are driving forward cutting edge research within Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. As a Machine Learning ResearcherMachine Learning Researcher, you will be applying this research will applying it to complex autonomous systems, guiding Real Time recommendations and complex decisions within the electricity markets, worth billions of pounds. Within our business as a Machine Learning Researcher, you will stay abreast of current publications within your academic domain - keeping in touch with your networks, whether that be colleagues or relevant professors within universities & research centres. We are keen on bringing on board a Machine Learning Machine Learning Researcher who isn't scared of thinking about data in new innovative ways, rather than falling back on the standard approaches. As a Machine Learning Machine Learning Researcher you will aid us in our vision of investigating problems which have a vast impact on the world; whether this be Artificial Intelligence safety, human healthcare or complex environmental issues.What we can offer a Machine Learning ResearcherA place to put your skills to the test; it doesn't matter if you are from a Mathematical, Machine Learning, Physics, Computer Science or Statistics background - we would like to hear from you.To be part of a team consisting of top researchers and Engineers, all of which want to work on real world problems that have a global impact.Lots of Personal Development - we will financially support any relevant learning in the form of training, conferences, seminars etcA relaxed and informal working environment with very little bureaucracy. A flexible working office environment, occasionally working from home is something we support.Key Skills Include: Machine Learning Machine Learning Researcher, Researcher, Research, PhD, Publications, Times-Series Forecasting Machine Learning, ML, AI, Deep Learning, Deep Neural Nets, Bayesian inference, Bayesian Data, Probabilistic Modelling, Complex Data, Matlab, Python, Julia, R, SQL, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Economics, Energy Markets.
7553| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological & Chemcial Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Psychology| The Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology at Queen Mary University of London is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant to support a new Arts Council of England (ACE) funded project, working with the charity Duckie (www.duckie.co.uk), to evaluate whether its Posh Club might work to reduce social isolation and promote engagement, health and well-being for older adults. Ageing is a growing concern in many countries, with projections suggesting that older adults (aged 65+) will comprise 25% of the population by 2025. Although people are living longer, they are not necessarily living well. Of particular concern, ageing is associated with social isolation (i.e., reduced social connection), which can negatively impact engagement, health, and well-being (e.g., exclusion, depression, development of disease), and strain health and social services (e.g., increases in GP calls/visits, increased burden on residential and long-term care). Current projections highlight the need for cost-effective, community-based solutions to help older adults stay independent, active, connected and happy, and to reduce ageing-related costs for health and social services. In collaboration with academics from QMUL and the charity Duckie, the post-holder will engage in cross-sectional and longitudinal research examining Duckie’s Posh Club for older adults. This project will provide important insights into the ways that the arts-based interventions can help older adults with different degrees of vulnerability to live and age well within their communities.The post holder will be based in London and work closely with, and under the supervision, of Dr Janelle Jones (PI). The main role of this post includes the on-going coordination and management of the research project. This involves literature searches, development of study procedures, preparation of study materials, monitoring of data collection, data entry, screening and analysis as well as writing up findings for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The post holder will also work closely with a team from Duckie, as well as GP practices (Hackney, Crawley) in order to support the recruitment and implementation of the study in the field.We are looking for highly motivated and experienced candidates, with a PhD (ABD considered) or equivalent qualification in social or health psychology or a closely related discipline. Candidates must have demonstrable experience in the successful management of longitudinal and/or community-based research projects (ideally with older adults). In addition to advanced project management and associated organisational, administrative and communication skills, candidates must also be proficient in the use of statistical software (e.g., SPSS). Experience with interviewing, data management and longitudinal data analysis would be an advantage.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.The position is full time (part-time work and/or job sharing will be considered) and for a fixed term period until 31st January 2019. The successful candidate must be able to start by 2nd January 2018. The salary will be in the range of £32,956 - £36,677 per annum. Salary will be according to qualifications, skills and experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and a defined benefit pension scheme. For further information about the School and Department, please see http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.ukFor informal enquiries, please contact Dr Janelle Jones via e-mail j.jones@qmul.ac.ukTo apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk/search/ and search for reference QMUL12987.Enquiries about the application process should be directed to recruitment@qmul.ac.ukThe closing date for applications is 13 November 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible following the closing date.Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
7519| CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences| Postdoc: Computational Genomics Meets Chemical Biology (Fully Funded Position)| We are recruiting an ambitious computational postdoc for a collaboration project that seeks to revolutionize cancer therapy by tar-geted, drug-induced degradation of important regulatory protein complexes. The project combines the expertise of two labs at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, integrating large-scale data gen-eration using cutting-edge technologies (chemical biology, epigenome sequencing, single-cell screening, mass spectrometry, imaging, etc.) with a deep interest in bioinformatics methods development and computational approaches in systems medicine.The ProjectWe pursue a systems-level understanding of gene regulation in leukemia, combining novel chemical biology, functional genetic screens, and cutting-edge sequencing technology. Using a powerful method for degrading any protein of choice in a matter of minutes (Winter et al. 2015 Science; Erb et al. 2017 Nature; Winter et al. 2017 Mol Cell), we will induce specific perturbations of gene regula-tion in leukemia cells, and we will monitor the cellular responses using high-throughput assays such as PRO-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIPmen-tation, and single-cell sequencing. Based on these data, the successful candidate will establish regulatory network models using causal modeling techniques, which will provide the basis for functional validations and for the identification of potential drug targets. In sum-mary, the project will develop and apply computational methods to establish a model of cell state deregulation in leukemia and to provide a rationale for pharmacologic degradation in cancer therapy.The CandidateWe are looking for highly motivated and academically outstanding candidates who want to pursue a scientific career in the fields of computational biology and/or functional (epi-)genomics. A strong candidate may have a background in the computational sciences (bioinformatics, statistics, physics, engineering, etc.) and some prior experience with collaborative research in high-throughput biolo-gy. In the same way, we are considering applicants with a background in medicine or in biology (e.g., functional genomics, chemical biology, human genetics, molecular medicine, etc.) who have strong quantitative skills and a keen interest in pursuing systems medi-cine projects.We offer a monthly gross salary of EUR 3,626 paid 14 times a year (annual gross salary: EUR 50,764). Bock Lab (http://epigenomics.cemm.oeaw.ac.at/)The Medical Epigenomics Lab at CeMM pursues an interdisciplinary and highly collaborative research program aimed at understanding the cancer epigenome and establishing its utility for precision medicine. Led by Christoph Bock – a computational biologist, ERC grant-ee, and recipient of the Overton Prize of the International Society of Computational Biology (2017) – the lab pursues several lines of research:• Epigenomics. Many diseases show widespread deregulation of epigenetic cell states. As members of the International Human Epigenome Consortium, we use epigenome sequencing to dissect the epigenetic basis of cancer and immune disorders.• Technology. Groundbreaking biomedical research is often driven by new technologies. Our lab is therefore heavily invested into technology development, including single-cell sequencing, CRISPR screens, and epigenome editing.• Bioinformatics. New algorithms and advanced computational methods allow us to infer epigenetic cell states from large da-tasets, in order to reconstruct the epigenetic landscape of cellular differentiation and complex diseases.• Diagnostics. New technologies (genome sequencing, mobile devices, etc.) provide important information for personalized medicine. We develop and validate assays and algorithms for translating the value of digital medicine into routine clinical practice.Winter Lab (http://cemm.at/research/groups/georg-winter-group/)The mission of our new lab at CeMM (started 2016) is to devise pharmacologic strategies to understand oncogenic gene regulation and to innovate novel therapeutic approaches to modulate transcriptional dysregulation in cancer. In particular, we are developing targeted protein degradation as a new paradigm to therapeutically disrupt, probe, and understand molecular machines involved in oncogenic transcription (Winter et al. 2015 Science; Erb et al. 2017 Nature; Winter et al. 2017 Mol Cell). Targeted protein degradation allows elimination of proteins within minutes after ligand exposure, hence enabling us to derive mechanistic insights at an unprecedented kinetic resolution. We are combining such acute perturbations with genome-scale technologies that report on gene activity, genome structure and chromatin function in a quantitative fashion. We expect that our strategy uncovers a new level of a functional under-standing of oncogenic transcription. Integrative analysis will enable us to model disease-relevant transcriptional circuits and gene-regulatory networks. This will rationalize novel therapeutic targets that are based on an unprecedented understanding of the transcrip-tional wiring of cancer cells.The Institute (http://www.cemm.at/) CeMM is an international research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and founding member of EU-LIFE (http://eu-life.eu), an association of leading biomedical research institutes in Europe. CeMM has an outstanding track record of top-notch science (last five years: >10 papers in Nature/Cell/Science/NEJM, >25 papers in Nature/Cell sister journals), medical translation, and spin-off com-panies. With just over a hundred researchers, CeMM provides a truly collaborative and personal environment, while maintaining critical mass and all relevant technologies. Research at CeMM focuses on cancer, inflammation, and immune disorders. CeMM is located at the center of one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. A study by “The Scientist” placed CeMM among the top-5 best places to work in academia world-wide (http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/best-places-to-work-academia-2012). Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live. It is a United Nations city with a large Eng-lish-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 nationalities are present at the institute. CeMM aims to promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, competences and potential. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.Please apply online (https://goo.gl/bq43b9) with cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and contact details of three referees. Applica-tions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Any application received by 22 October 2017 will be considered. Start dates are flexible.
7549| English-Speaking Union| Lindemann Trust PostDoc Science Fellowships for the USA| APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM 16 OCTOBER 2017 The English-Speaking Union offers up to three grants a year worth $40,000 each for postdoctoral scientists to carry out research in the USA.The Lindemann Trust Fellowships are awarded to graduates of exceptional promise in both the pure and applied physical sciences who have shown capacity for producing original research. These Fellowships enable postdoctoral scientists to pursue research in the USA without financial difficulty, and without being obliged to take up paid employment. The Lindemann Trust supports research in the fields of: • Astronomy• Biophysics• Chemistry• Engineering• Geology• Geophysics• Mathematics• Physics To be eligible to apply, candidates must meet the following criteria:• Hold British, Irish or Commonwealth citizenship AND be normally resident in the UK• Either be in the final stages of your doctoral studies at a UK university, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university within the last three academic yearsSuccessful applicants will be invited to interview with the Lindemann Committee and members of the ESU’s international team. Fellowships may then be taken up any time between September and April of the following academic year.
7515| University of Otago, Department of Biochemistry| Bioinformatic methods for genomic characterisation of bacterial virulence| As large-scale pathogen genome sequencing efforts become more common, the need to comprehensively analyse genome variation is real and immediate. Typically phenotype-genotype association studies (e.g. GWAS) are underpowered due to the size and complexity of variable genomes. We are interested in developing context-dependent models of genome variation to boost the performance of association analyses. Our methodology will be applied to a range bacteria including those with commensal lifestyles, those involved in chronic infection, or hypervirulent strains. We aim to use our results to predict the pathogenic potential of bacteria using genome sequence alone. The successful candidate will join a research group that has a broad range of interests including the application of bioinformatic methods to analyse comparative genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic datasets. In particular we are interested in RNA biology and the consequences of prokaryotic genome variation. You will join the Gardner research group who has recently joined the University of Otago. We will work in close collaboration with A/Prof. Peter Fineran (Otago), Prof. Murray Cox (Massey) and Dr Nicole Wheeler (Sanger Institute). Our groups are diverse, and we collaborate widely, including with groups in New Zealand, UK, Denmark, US, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Australia. We work towards the free and rapid dissemination of research discoveries.For further enquiries please contact: Paul Gardner (paul.gardner@otago.ac.nz)Required background: A PhD in bioinformatics or computational biology. Ideally with experience analysing next-generation sequencing data. A demonstrated interest in microbial evolution would be an advantage. Please email a CV and cover letter to Paul Gardner (paul.gardner@otago.ac.nz). If short-listed, we will request further details from you. Closing date 1 December, 2017.
7562| ICR, Cancer Therapeutics| Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Protein Crystallography| Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Protein CrystallographyLocation: Sutton and LondonDivision: Cancer TherapeuticsTeam: Hit Discovery & Structural DesignVacancy Type: Full timeType of Contract: Fixed TermLength of Contract: 2 yearsHours per Week: 35The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.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.Vacancy Description A postdoctoral position is available in Dr Rob van Montfort’s Hit Discovery and Structural Design Team within the Cancer Therapeutics Unit (CTU). The Post-doc will be involved in high-throughput X-ray crystallography, fragment-based screening and structure-based drug design and will be responsible for protein expression, purification, crystallisation, structure determination and structural analysis of protein-ligand complexes from one of the CTU’s drug discovery programmes. The successful candidate will also be part of the Division of Structural Biology, in which the crystallographers in Dr van Montfort’s team are embedded, and will have access to state of the art crystallisation facilities, in-house X-ray sources and excellent access to synchrotrons. The successful candidate will interact closely with the biology, computational chemistry and medicinal chemistry teams at the CTU, and will therefore be expected to work across the two sites in Chelsea, London and Sutton, Surrey.Applicants must have a PhD in a biological or physical science, and experience in macromolecular crystallography (to include protein biochemistry, protein crystallisation, & protein crystallography). Experience in molecular biology, protein expression in insect cells, structure-based drug design, and/or biophysics will be an advantage.The starting salary for the position will be in the range £30,410 to £37,383 p.a. inclusive (based on previous post-doctoral experience) and the post is offered on a fixed term contract of 2 years. Informal enquiries to rob.vanmontfort@icr.ac.uk or yann-vai.lebihan@icr.ac.uk
7537| Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI), AFBI| Pig Research Scientist - Senior Scientific Officer| Pig Research Scientist - Senior Scientific OfficerREF: IRC222888SALARY: £36,448 - £40,072DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)LOCATION: AFBI Hillsborough, Co. Down, BT26 6DRThis position offers an exciting opportunity for an innovative Research Scientist to lead pig systems research at AFBI Hillsborough. You will identify, develop and lead key research areas which addresses pig production through the adoption of advanced methodologies and experimental techniques. Being a specialist on sustainable pig production you will provide expert advice to relevant stakeholders and the scientific community which will assist in future policy and strategy development related to pig production.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: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.netAll requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC222888Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Tuesday 31st October 2017.Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.AFBI is an Equal Opportunities EmployerALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT
7565| Economic and Social Research Council| Postdoctoral fellowships| ESRC invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships (PDF) to be based at accredited ESRC Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). Fellowships are aimed at those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills. The PDF call forms part of ESRC’s strategy to supporting early career researchers and will be delivered through our national network of Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).The call is open to applicants who have completed their PhD at a research organisation that is part of a DTP or CDT and who are within 12 months of completing their PhD. At the submission deadline, the applicant must either have been awarded a PhD or have submitted their thesis and passed their viva voce with minor corrections, with the expectation that the PhD will be awarded by the fellowship start date. Call specification, FAQs, and application form will be available on the DTP/CDT websites. All applicants must submit a completed proposal along with the required attachments by 16.00 on 30 March 2018 to the DTP or CDT they are applying to. Each DTP / CDT will peer review the proposals and make funding decisions on behalf of ESRC by June 2018.The DTPs and CDTs who are eligible to receive proposals and award fellowships can be found here: http://www.esrc.ac.uk/skills-and-careers/postgraduate-careers/early-career-researchers/For queries, please contact the relevant DTP or CDT.
7560| University of York, Department of Computer Science| KTP Associate – Model Based Medical Device Engineering| Based at Smith & Nephew (S&N) in Hull, you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between S&N and the University of York.Through this KTP, you will lead the transition of S&N processes into a new design and development methodology for medical devices where requirements, risks, and safety cases are captured using structured models (e.g. SysML for requirements, GSN/SACM for safety cases) as opposed to Office documents, and are shared with stakeholders using a centralised version control repository. This will allow S&N to streamline activities such as change tracking, to conduct automated model analysis, and to automate manual processes. Throughout the project, you will have opportunity to make a real difference and work with experts from various multidisciplinary departments like clinical, regulatory, quality assurance etc.Your responsibilities will include selecting, extending or developing appropriate modelling languages and standards for the different activities (requirements management, risk and safety case analysis) involved the development lifecycle of NPWT devices. Following this activity, you are expected to design and deploy an optimal development lifecycle model for efficient collaborative modelling between S&N and their development partners.You will preferably have a PhD in a technological / engineering area relevant to model-based software or systems engineering. Significant experience in these areas may be considered in lieu of a PhD.You will have experience of, and active interests in software and systems engineering with a focus on model-based methodologies and technologies. You will also have strong presentation, writing, and object-oriented design and development skills, and a solid understanding of version control systems. Appreciation of principles of safety-critical systems would be beneficial. Essential personal attributes for this role include attention to detail and commitment to high quality, a collaborative ethos, positive attitude to colleagues, commitment to personal development, and ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines. Informal enquiries regarding this position may be made to: Dr Dimitris Kolovos (dimitris.kolovos@york.ac.uk); Mr Yeswanth Gadde (Yeswanth.Gadde@smith-nephew.com).Smith & Nephew (S&N) is a diversified advanced medical technology company that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries worldwide, employing 15,000 people. The Department of Computer Science of The University of York, is a global leader in research and knowledge transfer in the field of model-based software and systems engineering, and ranked joint 7th (with Oxford) in the UK in the last national research assessment exercise (REF 2014).You will be employed by The University of York, but you will be based primarily at Smith & Nephew in Hull, with visits to the company’s others sites as required.The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and is available for a period of 24 months.The salary will be fixed at £30,688 per annum. There is also an additional £2,000k per annum for training and development budget as well as opportunity for performance related increments.Closing date: 16 November 2017For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Visit Website’ button below.The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity.
7567| University College Dublin, UCD School of Economics| UCD Post-Doctoral Researcher Level 1 or Level 2, UCD School of Economics (Temporary)| Applicants are invited for a Post-Doctoral research post in energy and behavioural economics in the School of Economics in UCD. Note: An appointment will be offered at either PD1 (for 14 months), or PD2 (for 12 months) depending on experience. The researcher will work together with the assistant professor of energy economics on research projects relating to consumer behaviour and technology adoption and help develop a cluster of research in consumer behaviour relating to energy. The aim of the particular research project is to understand and develop a theoretical and empirical model of the consumer adoption of new energy technologies in Ireland. The specific objective of the project is to develop a model of the potential uptake of geothermal heat pumps in the residential sector based on a survey of Irish householders. The project will use the model to advance evidence-based policy recommendations on the renewable energy support in Ireland.See Job Description for more details.Salary: PD1 - €36,489 - €42,181 per annum; PD2 - €43,394 - €47,255 per annum.Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experienceThis position may be appointed at either UCD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or Level 2 depending on the relevant qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Tuesday 7th November 2017.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.Job reference 009782
7558| Royal Veterinary College, Structure and Motion Laboratory| Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomechanics| Postdoctoral Researcher in BiomechanicsNr Potters Bar, Hertfordshire and Camden, Londonc. £33.7k pa, includes London WeightingThis is a fixed term contract until 30 September 2021.We are searching for a highly motivated, independent, multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Researcher who will work in the Structure & Motion Lab. You will, in coordination with external collaborators, another postdoc, a technician and an administrative assistant as well as the project’s Principal Investigator, conduct comparative biomechanics research investigating the evolution of locomotion in terrestrial vertebrates (specifically, archosaurs; the lineage including crocodiles, birds, Mesozoic dinosaurs and other groups). The work will heavily involve biomechanical analysis including analysis of experimental data such as 3D imaging using x-ray fluoroscopy (“XROMM”), CT and other scan data of recent and fossil animals, plus computer simulation of locomotor biomechanics.This “DAWNDINOS” project is funded by the ERC (EU Horizon 2020) and is led by the PI, Prof. John R. Hutchinson, along with other collaborators. More information on our team: http://www.rvc.ac.uk/about/our-people/john-hutchinson Project website: https://dawndinos.com/You will lead in all stages of the research. This includes collection and analysis of cadaveric/existing experimental data and implementing Good Research Practice and Health and Safety practices. Skills in biomechanical analysis involving (essential) dynamic computer simulation of locomotion (e.g. OpenSim), and (desirable) experimental analysis of locomotion (e.g. XROMM; inverse dynamics analysis; Matlab programming) are essential to the project and must be evidenced by peer-reviewed journal publications demonstrating these skills.We are looking for candidates with a PhD qualification (awarded, not pending examination) and with extremely relevant research experience in biomechanics or a closely related field, who also have experience of conducting world class research.In return we offer a generous reward package, including free use of our new Sports and Wellbeing Centre.For further details and to apply online, please visit our website at https://jobs.rvc.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CBS-0243-17The closing date for applications is 20 November 2017 Interviews are likely to held on 7 December 2017 We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
7513| Novartis Corporation, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.| Structure- and ligand-based multi-target machine learning for virtual screening| Applications are invited for an industrial postdoctoral position under Dr. Valery Polyakov and Dr. Eric Martin at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Emeryville, California. This interdisciplinary postdoctoral opportunity in Computational Sciences will work at the interface of structure-based drug design and machine learning. Inexpensive computational virtual screens by docking have not had the accuracy needed to replace expensive and time-consuming experimental high-throughput screens. QSAR can be accurate for compounds similar to the training set, but not for interesting novel chemical matter. Our lab is using multi-target machine learning to overcome these limitations. AutoShim creates accurate, target customized scoring functions by adjusting the weights of pharmacophore shims in a protein binding site to reproduce several hundred training IC50s.1 Kinase Ensemble Surrogate AutoShim pre-docks the screening collection into an ensemble of 8 diverse representative kinases, which can then be “shimmed” to predict the activities of the entire collection on all other kinase with training data, without requiring further docking or even protein structures.2 Profile-QSAR is a 2D ligand substructure-based method that expands the domain of applicability of empirical models to the entire company archive by using predicted activity from thousands of conventional single-assay 2D QSAR models as compound descriptors for modeling new assays.3,4This project will expand on these methodologies as well as developing new approaches.The qualified candidate will be a highly motivated, creative and independent computational chemist with expertise in modern machine learning methods including multi-target deep neural networks. The candidate should be a competent programmer familiar both with procedural languages, ideally python, as well as machine learning packages including scikit learn or R and tensorflow. Familiarity with docking will be important, and 3D QSAR will be a plus.The position will start January 2018. Please apply through http://postdoc.nibr.com/eric-martin.html 1. Martin, E. J.; Sullivan, D. C., AutoShim: empirically corrected scoring functions for quantitative docking with a crystal structure and IC50 training data. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2008, 48, 861-872.2. Martin, E. J.; Sullivan, D. C., Surrogate AutoShim: Predocking into a Universal Ensemble Kinase Receptor for Three Dimensional Activity Prediction, Very Quickly, without a Crystal Structure. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2008, 48, 873-881.3. Martin, E.; Mukherjee, P.; Sullivan, D.; Jansen, J., Profile-QSAR: a novel meta-QSAR method that combines activities across the kinase family to accurately predict affinity, selectivity, and cellular activity. J Chem Inf Model 2011, 51, 1942-56.4. Martin E.J.; Polyakov, V.R.; Tian, L.; Perez, R.C., Profile-QSAR 2.0: Kinase Virtual Screening Accuracy Comparable to Four-Concentration IC50s for Realistically Novel Compounds. J Chem Inf Model 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00166.
7555| THE CANCER RESEARCH UK MANCHESTER INSTITUTE| Postdoctoral Scientist – Cell Plasticity & Epigenetics| • Salary in the range of £30,000 - £39,800 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)• Job Ref: MI/17/68 • Duration of post: 3 years About the role:We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join the laboratory of Maximiliano M. Portal to study the molecular basis underlying epigenetic inheritance in cancer with a particular interest in the role of non-coding RNAs in the generation and propagation of molecular information through subsequent cell divisions.With the observation that the exquisite structure of non-coding RNAs is embedded with multiple layers of information that we are only beginning to understand and the fact that these molecules play major regulatory roles in every kingdom of life, we hypothesize that non-coding RNAs modulate the flow of epigenetic information, feature at the basis of cell plasticity.Your role within the team will consist in analysing gene expression profiles (4-SU mediated RNA metabolic labelling coupled to RNA-Seq, NET-Seq), the epigenetic landscape (ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq) and the role that non-coding RNAs play in shaping nuclear architecture (ChIRP-Seq, DiR-F/DiR-ID). Our approach combines mechanistic molecular analysis with high-throughput sequencing and imaging technologies with the ultimate aim of untangling the molecular systems underlying epigenetic information transfer at a single cell level.About you:You should be open minded and resolute. You should have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or Biochemistry along with a solid interest/background in evolutionary genetics/epigenetics. Bioinformatics knowledge is desirable but not essential.Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?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 currently situated at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) in South Manchester and at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK Manchester Institute, Paterson Building) in South Manchester (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.How to apply?To apply for this position please visit our website: www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Maximiliano M. Portal, email: Maximiliano.Portal@cruk.manchester.ac.uk The deadline for receipt of applications is: 14 November 2017.
7527| Division of Breast Cancer Research, Cell Death and Inflammation Team, ICR, The Institute of Cancer Research| Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Cell Death & Inflammation - Cell Competition| The Cell Death and Inflammation Team, led by Professor Pascal Meier, is focusing on cell competition, and how ‘fitter’ cells stimulate the elimination of nearby ‘loser’ cells.Cell competition is a cell fitness-sensing mechanism conserved from insects to mammals that eliminates those cells that, although viable, are less fit than their neighbours. An important implication of cell competition is that cellular fitness is not only a cell-intrinsic property but is also determined relative to the fitness of neighbouring cells: a cell that is of suboptimal fitness in one context may be ‘‘super-fit’’ in the context of a different cell population.A Postdoctoral Training Fellow position is available to investigate the mechanism of cell competition, and how this might be linked to cancer. The successful candidate will initially use Drosophila as a model system to uncover the signalling mechanisms of cell competition, and how ‘fitter’ cells murder ‘weaker’ loser cells. Heterogenetic, patient-derived, three-dimensional (3D) tumour organoid (PDOs) models will also be used. This will allow the candidate to explore whether cell competition mechanisms can be exploited to manipulate tumour evolution to improve treatment outcome.You will have the opportunity to interact within a multidisciplinary environment of molecular biologists, clinicians, computer scientists and a network of international collaborators. You should possess a PhD in a biological science such fly genetics, developmental biology or cell biology. Experience of fly genetics is essential. Experience with 3D organoid culturing and genetic engineering is desirable.Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 3 years. The full salary scale for the post is in the range from £30,410 to £43,463 p.a. inclusive. Starting salary will be based on previous postdoctoral experience.Informal enquires can be made to Professor Pascal Meier at Pascal.Meier@icr.ac.uk. Please do not send your application to Professor Pascal Meier, formal applications must be submitted online. To apply please submit your CV and covering letter (addressing with specific examples where you meet the person specification and incl. the names and addresses of at least two referees) online.We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
1039840| Stamford Consultants AG| Fullstack developer (Java, Scala, Go, C#)| A talented Fullstack developer with focus on the Back End is required for an "innovation hub" of a leading client in Zurich. Responsibilities: Working in dynamic start-up environment Utilising lastest technologies Working on varied projects Backend development - Java, Go, Scala, C# When required support with Back End development (Go, Java, Scala, Python, C#), Devops and any other areas that need support. Requirements: Bachelor or Master degree or PhD in Computer Science with interest in the innovative subjects Strong knowledge in at least one of the following languages: Java, Scala, C#, Go, Python Experience in devops would be much appreciated Willingness to learn new technologies Fluent English If you match the above skill set I look forward to receiving your application, including a motivational letter directly (see below)
7544| Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust| Senior Research Officer (Species Recovery)| WWT Slimbridge (fieldwork at WWT Welney)Initial 20 month contract, with a view to longer-term extension37.5 hours per week (5-day week) with considerable flexible working during fieldwork periodsWWT has a great track record in wildlife translocation; we have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. Internationally, we lead the ground-breaking headstarting programme for the Critically Endangered spoon-billed sandpiper, and the reintroduction programme for the world’s rarest duck, the Madagascar pochard. We are now embarking on a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England, and are making plans for further projects in the UK.WWT’s Conservation Science Department is seeking an energetic and innovative scientist to produce and publish high quality science that describes our conservation breeding and translocation work, and help sets the global agenda in reintroduction science. You will be responsible for implementing and reporting the post-release monitoring programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England as part of our ground-breaking new EU LIFE project (LIFE blackwit UK - Recovering and securing the future of the globally Near Threatened black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa) in the UK). You will also lead the scientific reporting of the Great Crane Project, analysing the progress of the reintroduced population. You will get involved in a strategic assessment of the future options for WWT’s UK conservation breeding work: a great opportunity to think innovatively about potential approaches to wildlife translocation. There are strong networking opportunities: the projects involve partnership with scientists from other NGOs and universities, and attendance at scientific conferences will also be encouraged.You will have a PhD in a biological subject or equivalent expertise, with experience of ecological fieldwork, statistical analysis and population biology and a track record in scientific publishing. You will be an enthusiastic conservationist, with an innovative scientific mind and an ability to work alongside colleagues from multiple organisations.WWT’s rapidly growing Conservation Directorate comprises 38 staff, working nationally and internationally to deliver the Trust’s strategy, from threatened species conservation to wetland ecosystem services. Our 10 postdoctoral scientists and 11 PhD students deliver scientific support to the programme, in collaboration with universities and research institutes.The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service - Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)- Life assurance - Free parking - Child care voucher scheme- Cycle to work scheme- Free entry to all our centres Closing date: 29th October 2017 Interview date: Early November – to be confirmed
7548| University College Dublin, UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering| UCD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or Level 2, UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Temporary)| Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral position with the Neuromuscular Systems Research Lab at University College Dublin. The project represents an exciting opportunity to work on a new multidisciplinary research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC). This project aims to develop a multiscale model of the neuromuscular system to design and test closed-loop control strategies for deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease. A highly motivated post-doctoral research fellow is sought to develop methods to integrate system components across multiple temporal and spatial scales. This work will form part of a wider multidisciplinary project. The project would suit candidates with expertise in multiscale modelling, computational neuroscience and/or physiology of the corticospinal and basal ganglia systems. See Job Description for more details.Salary: PD1 - €36,489 - €42,181 per annum; PD2 - €43,394 - €47,255 per annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experienceThis position may be appointed at either UCD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or Level 2 depending on the relevant qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Sunday 26th November 2017.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.
1039856| Experis AG| C++ Quantitative Developer (Banking)| C++ Quantitative Developer (Banking)On behalf of our client, a leading bank in Zürich, we are looking for a C++ Quantitative Developer in Risk Management or Front Office. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with a market leading global company then please have a look at the details: Role:The role is within the Credit Exposure Modelling Team which is responsible for developing models to calculate credit exposure metrics (PE and EPE) for counterparty credit risk.Development and implementation of advanced Counterparty Credit Risk and exposure models where your work will have a direct impact on the bank's capital and derivatives tradingWrite analytics software which is deployed in a distributed computing environment, participate in the systems design phase and model developmentSkills:Over 4 years of experience as a quantitative developer in Risk Management or Front OfficeUniversity degree in Quantitative Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics (Master or PhD)Strong development skills in C++ or any other Object Oriented languageExperience with large scale modelling libraryUnderstanding of financial products and quantitative models (preferable IR/FX models and counterparty credit risk models including the modelling of margining)The ability to work independently, a dedicated hands-on-approach as well as a high level of reliability and team-orientationStrong analytical and problem solving skillsThe ability to learn and apply learning quicklyWillingness to learn, ability to pick up concept quicklyHighly committed and strong team player competencesFluency in EnglishAre you interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Sophia Alaoui Experis IT is Europe's leading IT&T recruitment agency.
7526| The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)| Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Tropical Algal Pathology| We are seeking a highly-motivated postdoctoral researcher to support the delivery of an exciting new international, high profile, four-year, large scale programme funded by the RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund. This project aims to support economic growth, food security and well-being of coastal communities in developing countries involved in seaweed aquaculture, primarily Tanzania, Indonesia and the Philippines. The programme has four key research components, including disease and pest detection, biosecurity and management, breeding resistance and community empowerment and a strong focus on capacity building.The successful applicant will train face-to-face early career researchers from Tanzania, Indonesia and Philippines in algal disease diagnostic using molecular and microscopy tools and contribute to the collection, (molecular) characterisation and bio-banking of the cultivated algal resources and their pathogens. Duties will also include the development of patho-systems for yield-limiting seaweed diseases; contribute to the characterisation of pathogen life cycles, with a particular focus on fungi, chytrids and oomycetes and provide remote support to help establish healthy, high-performing and preferentially indigenous seed banks in our partner countries. Additionally, you will co-organise and co-deliver one teaching event per year in a developing partner country and contribute to the design of training material interaction with world-leading specialists as well as help implement strategies to support GlobalSeaweed* teaching and research activities in the long term. This role will involve travel abroad, some of which will include overseas fieldwork campaigns.Though it is not essential to demonstrate experience in all areas initially, the ideal candidate must show genuine enthusiasm and ability to expand their boundaries. You will also need to have excellent communication skills across all levels of stakeholders with demonstrable presentation skills.Further information is available on line at www.sams.ac.uk. Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Tropical Algal Pathology, Job Ref D07/17.CG, The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA or e-mail recruitment@sams.ac.uk The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 30th October 2017SAMS is a registered Scottish charity (SC 009206), has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
1039851| Spectrum IT| C++ Software Engineer - 35,000 - 60,000 - Oxford| C++ Software Engineer - C++, Pyhton, CUDA, OpenGL Qt, MFC, WinForms 35,000 - 60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Oxford - Oxfordshire Due due to a very successful product our client looking to hire an additional C++ Developer to their existing team developing cutting edge products with C++ on Windows. They offer an exciting, fast paced, but also a flexible working environment with a start-up mentality in their office based in Oxford. The role will involve you designing and building software for a new platform where you will be using a combination of C++, Python, Qt, CUDA and OpenGL. Key Experience: C++ Python CUDA and/or OpenGL User interface frameworks (Qt/MFC/Winforms) Experience with Git or other version control tools Ability to work with multithreaded code and interacting with algorithms. Translating high level customer requests into software solutions University Degree or PHD in relevant subject field e.g. Computer Science, Physics, Maths Interests or commercial experience within scientific sector would be highly desirable In addition to the above, experience with modern web technologies and cloud platforms from concept to implementation would be highly desirable as this is an area of the business they are looking to drive forward. This is an opportunity to work with a highly skilled team developing high-tech products within a growing company. Please send your CV for immediate consideration to or call . Keywords: C++, Python, CUDA, OpenGL, Git, Visula Studio, Qt, MFC, AWS, OOD, Windows, Science, Data, Analysis, PHD, MSc, BSc - provided by Dice
1039855| Michael Bailey Associates - Eindhoven| Test architect| In your responsibility as a test architect you will effectively propose balanced and realistic solutions to improve software product verifiability. Among your tasks are. Identifying and prioritizing gaps in test coverage (risk based testing). Chasing solutions for missing or failing test cases. Deploying customer use cases. Reporting on test status. Creating, maintaining and driving a test roadmap. Have a hands-on role in the implementation of test improvements. Build and spread test competence and methodologies  Education: MSc, PDEng or PhD in computer science or comparable Experience You have a broad knowledge of test methodologies and a minimum of 5 years' experience in developing and implementing test approaches for complex in-product software systems (eg TMap/ISTQB, Test Process Improvement, and Test Maturity Model). You have industry experience with C and/or C++, Solaris, Linux, software testing and test automation. Affinity with Python is an advantage. Personal skills We expect you to be a good communicator, team player, self-starter, to take initiative and to be result oriented. You have the ability to effectively influence your stakeholders to practically get our software test competence at a higher level.Context of the position This position is within the Software Metrology Department, which is responsible for the silicon wafer measure and expose sequence of wafer scanners and for the measurements, models and calibrations which are required for optimal image positioning and image quality. Software Metrology is a part of the Sector Development & Engineering which, in turn, is responsible for the specification, design, implementation, and integration and testing of the products.Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
1039849| Optimus Search| Product Manager| Manufacturing Manager My client, a large Pharmaceutical company, is looking for a skilled, enthusiastic Manufacturing Manager to work with them at their office in Berlin. In a 12 month contract role that will be both challenging and rewarding, you could really set yourself apart from the competition by succeeding in this role. Responsibilities:Functional and disciplinary leadership of the department production. Coordination of human resources and promotion, qualification and training of subordinate employees.Responsibility for the production of pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements convey; Monitoring and ensuring compliance with international and national legal requirements by AMG, EU GMP Guide and FDA RegulationsEnsuring a smooth production process and to make sure that its permanently optimized. Also, the budget has to always be planned accordingly to cost.Creating and sharing the PI according to 13 AMWHV, the batch, validation and qualification documentation in manufacturing. Ensuring compliance with instructions (in cooperation with the QP). Ensuring compliance and making sure that packing instruction is kept with the current standards.Responsibility for the maintenance and creation of maintenance documents of manufacturing machines, equipment, rooms and other equipment in the area of production.Premises, facilities and equipment must be qualified up to standard for R&D and Manufacturing.Coordination and handling of all administrative matters including the conversion of official orders for the department production. Participation in and support of customer audits in the house. Handling customer complaints and cause disposal (in cooperation with the Department Quality). Implementation of CAPA (in cooperation with the Department Quality).Assistance in obtaining new business (participating in customer visits - both internally and externally)Your Profile:Must have a degree or PHD in Pharmaceuticals or Pharma technology.Several years of relevant experience in the field of manufacturing in a pharmaceutical company or an adjacent industryAt least 4 years of management experience.Strong communicative skills couples with excellent ability to work in a team.Strong work ethic aligned with willingness to go to the extra mile.Have the required skills to motivate your team and raise them to the standards that you have set for them and yourself.Fluent in English and GermanThis is a 12 month role with a highly competitive daily rate of pay, this is not an opportunity to miss out on. If you are interested email (see below) to find out more.

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