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Research Scientist

Position
Research Scientist

Employer

FM Global

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world’s largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. As a leader in property loss-prevention, FM Global has been on the forefront of innovation since 1835 paving the way for many insurance industry firsts. Exciting and interesting technical challenges await you when you join a world-class research team dedicated to reducing the impact of natural hazards.

Homepage: https://jobs.fmglobalcareers.com/


Location
Norwood, United States of America

Sector
Industry

Type
Full time

Level
Entry level

Salary
Open

Preferred education
PhD

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
23 September 2019

Job description

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world’s largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. As a leader in property loss-prevention, FM Global has been on the forefront of innovation since 1835 paving the way for many insurance industry firsts. Exciting and interesting technical challenges await you when you join a world-class research team dedicated to reducing the impact of natural hazards.
As part of our research division, you’ll work alongside a unique group of scientists across engineering, earth, hydrological, and atmospheric sciences to protect the value of FM Global’s clients’ businesses by developing methods to identify hazards, assess risk, and produce loss prevention solutions that are efficient and cost-effective.
We have openings for planning and conducting research on flood, and subsequent property losses. Positions require a PhD degree. Candidates are expected to have some or all of:

  • a research record in one or more areas related to riverine or coastal flood modeling, hydrodynamics, hydrology, precipitation or related field;
  • a broad physical understanding of flood modeling processes and demonstrated experience using and combining large data sets in various formats;
  • deep knowledge of modeling principles, and model setup, calibration and evaluation;
  • proven technical programming experience and numerical analysis skills;
  • solid background in probability and statistics; and
  • GIS skills.
    Previous experience with experimental work is a plus. Project management abilities and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. The job title depends on qualifications and experience.


How to apply

Interested candidates, please send your resume to Tiara.Adducie@fmglobal.com (Human Resources), or through our careers page at http://jobs.fmglobalcareers.com/careers/research-jobs