Decision Science Modeller (KTP Associate) University of Manchester, Applied Mathematics

Decision Science Modeller (KTP Associate)


Job Reference : S&E-11835


Location : Arrow Global Ltd


Closing Date : 18/05/2018


Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to relevant experience


Employment Type : Fixed Term


Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering


Division : Applied Mathematics


Hours Per week : Full time


Contract Duration : From 1 July 2018 until 30 June 2021



This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with Arrow Global Ltd.

 

The University of Manchester and Arrow Global Ltd are looking to recruit a Knowledge Transfer Partnership Research Associate to undertake this 36-month project which has an overall aim of improving the accuracy and efficiency of forecasts from Monte Carlo models for the purposes of valuing and optimizing credit portfolios, and the development of new forecast models.

 

The position will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to develop and apply cutting edge methods in statistical computing and modelling, in collaboration with a leading financial company working in this field. The candidate will have opportunities to gain industrial experience and make substantial real-world impact, whilst simultaneously having the opportunity to independently conduct original research, with results being disseminated in international conferences and peer-reviewed journals.

 

The successful candidate will have recently obtained a PhD in a relevant branch of a related field, e.g. mathematics, statistics or similar. They will require experience in the development and implementation of statistical computing methods.

 

This post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award, a UK Government scheme intended to promote sustained and mutually beneficial relationships between universities and industry.

 

Based at Arrow Global Ltd’s Manchester office, the successful candidate will work directly with supervisors from both the University and Arrow Global Ltd and will use the facilities and resources of both organisations.

 

The School of Mathematics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit: http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

 

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Simon Cotter

Email: simon.cotter@manchester.ac.uk

 

Or:

Name: Nick Burrows, Arrow Global Ltd

Email: nburrows@arrowglobal.net

 

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

 

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

 

Date of external posting: 17 April 2018

 

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.


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