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  1. The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track
    position at the rank of assistant professor in statistics, starting August 2017. Applicants must
    have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2017, and scholarly
    credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching and research in statistics. Successful
    applicants are expected to develop a research program that will be competitive for external
    funding. To apply for the position, candidates should visit
    https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1246 and provide all of the requested information. At this
    site, candidates should also upload a single PDF file consisting of an application letter, a
    curriculum vita, a research summary statement that highlights an interest in and contributions to
    statistical research, a statement on teaching philosophy, and a copy of the graduate school
    transcript. Upon receipt of the application, the three references supplied by the applicant will be
    asked to submit letters of recommendation at the same website. Applications received by January
    2, 2017, will receive full consideration. For more information about the department and the
    university, please go to http://www.stat.uga.edu
    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
    applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
    national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The
    Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are
    committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and
    learning environment that is inclusive.
    Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities
    (exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles
    northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; http://www.uga.edu). UGA typically
    ranks in the top 25 on national rankings of public research universities
    (http://www.uga.edu/profile/pride/rankings/ ) and Athens, Georgia is frequently ranked as one of
    the best places to live in the US; https://athensclarkecounty.com/82/Accolades

  2. https://ldd.tbe.taleo.net/ldd03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BIS&cws=1&rid=419

    Description:

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international organisation promoting global monetary and financial stability and is a bank for central banks. The BIS’s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages.

    We are currently recruiting for a number of Research Analyst positions at our head office in Basel, and are looking for Masters graduates in economics, statistics, finance or related subjects with at least one year of job experience to work in the following areas:

    Statistical Data Support

    In this role, you will work with a broad range of unique financial data, supporting experts from central banks and regulatory authorities. You will apply your technical expertise to provide high quality statistical support to the secretariats of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

    You will conduct statistical data compilation of various Quantitative Impact Studies (QIS), a core subject in global regulatory frameworks. Your responsibilities will include design, implementation and maintenance of data quality checks and business analyses in close cooperation with topic specialists.
    You will use your analytical skills to contribute to QIS analysis by creating and maintaining key statistical reports and assist in developing and applying the underlying methodologies. Additionally, you will provide ad hoc support for statistical requests and contribute to the testing of new business applications.
    You have a passion for working with numerical data and a solid knowledge of statistical concepts. You possess a high level of technical expertise and can program using Matlab, VBA or similar. Research Support
    Research Support

    In this role you will provide the Bank’s economists with comprehensive support for their research. You will collect, process and conduct statistical and econometric analysis of data from a range of sources including central banks, supervisory authorities and international organisations.

    You will use data to create graphs and tables for use in publications and at key meetings to discuss global financial topics.
    You will maintain statistical databases for internal and external use, and provide solutions to issues related to large datasets and firm-level data. Additionally, you will conduct data quality control to ensure the highest standards of data provided.
    You will keep abreast of methodologies and technical developments, and participate in the testing and implementation of new statistical applications.
    You are a skilled user of econometric software packages such as Eviews, STATA or Matlab, and have experience with statistical concepts applied in the areas of finance and/or economics. You are experienced in retrieving data from Bloomberg and Datastream. Experience using statistical databases such as SNL, Fitch or S&P Capital IQ would be an advantage. You have strong analytical skills, are a fast learner and enjoy the challenge of working across a range of topic areas.

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