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[Met-jobs] Windstorm risk researcher position at PartnerRe

From Paul Della Marta <>
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Date Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:05:41 +0000

Researcher Windstorm Risk


We currently have a position open in our natural catastrophe research team in Zurich for a windstorm risk researcher.


The successful candidate will provide expertise on wind and related hazards, such as precipitation and storm surge, caused by atmospheric perils such as tropical cyclones, windstorms and tornados. Implement wind and related hazards in in-house catastrophe models which differentiate lines of business, coverage types, secondary risk characteristics and geography. Follow and provide commentary on vendor model wind hazard methodologies and developments.


Qualifications are a Masters degree or preferably a PhD, in the field of climatology, meteorology or a related discipline. Experience in either catastrophe model development, or the catastrophe (re)insurance industry an advantage.


What we offer


A stimulating work environment, utilizing your scientific, inter-personal and creative thinking skills. Working together with colleagues who are experts in their field and who are passionate about using science to drive risk transfer decisions in many facets of our global natural catastrophe reinsurance business. Competitive salaries which are dependent on qualifications and experience. A culturally diverse, internationally focused workplace. 


Please apply online at providing a cover letter stating your interest, a CV, full list of publications and copies of your relevant qualifications


Please contact me for further information about the position.


Best regards,



Dr. Paul Della-Marta

Team Leader Research - Zurich

Catastrophe Risk & Research


Partner Reinsurance Company

Bellerivestrasse 36, 8034 Zurich, Switzerland

+41 44 385 3856


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