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Research Assistant on System-Wide Financial Stress Testing

Applications for this vacancy closed on 8 December 2017 at 12:00PM
We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a period of up to 12 months
to support a large research project on system-wide financial stress testing
conducted within the Complexity Economics Group at the Institute of New
Economic Thinking.



You will aid with the software implementation of system-wide stress testing
models. This involves designing, developing, testing, and deploying
professional-quality code in Java or Python, drafting software documentation,
assisting with coding the stress test multi-agent models, and implementation
of novel stress-testing algorithms to analyse systemic risk.



You will have an undergraduate degree and/or MSc in computer science or a
related discipline, proven experience as a software engineer in Java and
Python, an organised approach to structuring and commenting code, knowledge of
software testing using automated unit testing techniques, experience of
developing graphical user interfaces, and experience of dealing with big data.
Knowledge of systemic risk, financial system modelling, and developing multi-
agent systems is highly desirable.



The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 8 December 2017.



Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed.
With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a
retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at
Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available
here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

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Department of Computer Science, Parks Road, Oxford.
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We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a period of up to 12 months
to support a large research project on system-wide financial stress testing
conducted within the Complexity Economics Group at the Institute of New
Economic Thinking.



You will aid with the software implementation of system-wide stress testing
models. This involves designing, developing, testing, and deploying
professional-quality code in Java or Python, drafting software documentation,
assisting with coding the stress test multi-agent models, and implementation
of novel stress-testing algorithms to analyse systemic risk.



You will have an undergraduate degree and/or MSc in computer science or a
related discipline, ...

We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a period of up to 12 months to support a large research project on system-wide financial stress testing conducted within the Complexity Economics Group at the Institute of New Economic Thinking.


You will aid with the software implementation of system-wide stress testing models. This involves designing, developing, testing, and deploying professional-quality code in Java or Python, drafting software documentation, assisting with coding the stress test multi-agent models, and implementation of novel stress-testing algorithms to analyse systemic risk.


You will have an undergraduate degree and/or MSc in computer science or a related discipline, ...

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