Princeton University, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Position ID: ORFE-PS [#15928]
Position Title: Professional Specialist, Research Software Engineer
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Princeton, New Jersey 08544, United States [map]
Subject Area: Operations Research & Financial Engineering
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/05/06, listed until 2020/11/25)
Position Description:    

The Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering at Princeton University seeks applicants for a professional specialist to serve as research manager for the project "Stochastic Models, Indices & Optimization Algorithms for Pricing & Hedging Reliability Risks in Modern Power Grids", that is funded by ARPA-E. The Research Software Engineer will work with the co-PIs at Princeton, Professors Rene Carmona and Ronnie Sircar, and co-ordinate the research activities with various other team members and industry partners.

The Research Software Engineer will be responsible for managing the budget, reporting requirements and production of professional-quality software that is among the deliverables of this activity. Required skills include working with data using statistical programming languages, including R and Python; ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively to meet internal and external deadlines; ability to work with PIs and researchers from varying disciplinary backgrounds; excellent oral and written communication, including communicating complex data and methodological concepts to both academic and non-technical audiences; PhD in a quantitative field required.

Applicants should submit a dossier which includes a cover letter demonstrating research experience and abilities, CV, writing sample, and names and contact information of 3 references at Materials submitted by regular mail or email will not be accepted.

This position is subject to Princeton University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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