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Job: Modelling Expert in System Dynamics at Silico

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Job Description 

Silico are looking to add a modelling expert who can work with their Enterprise customers to develop proof-of-concept models. Over time, you’ll work with customers to grow their simulation capability to drive improved decision making at some of the world’s largest organisations.

For further details, qualifications required, salary and perks etc see

Further Details

About Silico

Silico is building technology to empower leaders in every organisation to make better decisions. Our platform allows organisations to simulate, analyse and introspect possible futures to guide decision making at all levels. With our first Venture Capital round behind us, we’re ready to grow the team, the product, and our impact.

Researcher / Senior Researcher Position in Participatory Engagement and System Dynamics – UCL

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(UCL) Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering

The post holder will work with an interdisciplinary team to develop, design and deliver a body of high-quality research into the complex system that relates to water management in London and Manchester as well as sustainability questions in cities more widely. The work will use a mix of (participatory) system dynamics, problem structuring and qualitative research. You will closely collaborate with diverse stakeholders and support them in improving their understanding of the water management system for making better decisions.

The researcher will be part of a very engaged system dynamics team at University College London, reporting to Dr Nici Zimmermann, Associate Professor in System Dynamics

Post Duration: 11 months (in first instance).
Closing date: 24 November 2021.

For further details read  overview and  detailed job specification.

Doctoral Teaching Assistantships – University of Plymouth

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Multiple Funded Doctoral Teaching Assistantships

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities, at the University of Plymouth

The Faculty is advertising for multiple Doctoral Teaching Assistants to join its postgraduate research community. The multiple positions are spread across four Schools: Art, Design and Architecture; Society and Culture; Institute of Education; and the Plymouth Business School.

Whilst system dynamics/system thinking isn’t specifically sought over other areas of research, good applications in these areas that meet the recruitment criteria would be welcomed.

Application closing date 03/05/2021

Further details: University of Plymouth Vacancies

Unfortunately the university cannot provide sponsorship for these posts, candidates must therefore hold the right to work and study in the UK.

Job Opportunity: Funded PhD studentship – Sustainability and Health Transformation of the Urban Built Environment

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UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering

28 May 2020

UCL are accepting applications for a funded PhD studentship aiming to support collaborative and system-wide decision-making, with a focus on organisation studies, sustainability and health in the built environment. Global uncertainties such as climate change pose complex challenges for the urban built environment, environmental sustainability and people’s health. Ill-designed strategies frequently cause unintended consequences. A multiplicity of interdependencies makes decision-making on the urban built environment highly complex. Existing models and tools are inadequate to deal with such complexity. This project will help transform decision-making in the urban built environment towards a more collaborative and system-wide approach. 

Further details: see the advert for the studentship.

Applications welcomed until 18 June 2020. As the studentship primarily targets European students, you need to comment on your eligibility to the studentship in your application.

Job Opportunity: Research Fellow in Energy Transitions, UCL, London

Job title

Research Fellow in Energy Transitions, – Ref:1827936

Duties and Responsibilities

To build, critique and apply system dynamics energy models, and other approaches that can be used in socio-technical energy transitions (STET) modelling.

To complete key tasks and outcomes in the O-STET,NAVIGATE, EnergyRev and UKERC projects, including publishing and disseminating findings.

To be a core member of the energy systems theme of the UCL Energy Institute Location: Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0NN.

The post is for 24 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. We would expect the successful candidate to develop their career and contribute to further research proposals in this area.

Required Skills:

A PhD in a quantitative discipline in behavioural science, economics, business studies, engineering, or another quantitative field of the social or physical sciences          

Evidence of experience in system dynamics modelling. Ideally this would be applied to electricity and energy systems analysis, but experience in other policy fields is also of interest.

Experience in data analysis, relevant programming languages, and software. Ideally this would include VENSIM as a key analytical environment.

Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds

Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing, with students, academic and administrative staff at all levels        

An ability to engage in stakeholder debates and to integrate observed behaviour into research, teaching and enterprise activity

Ability to communicate to key stakeholders in government, industry and wider society

Commitment to UCL’s policy for equal opportunity


Central London

Salary range:

Grade 7, £35,965  – £43,470

URL to host organization:

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Opportunity: Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Business Analytics

UCD College of Business
UCD School of Business – Management Information Systems
Subject Area (MIS)
Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Business Analytics

University College Dublin invites applications for the position of Lecturer / Assistant Professor in the
UCD College of Business, Management Information Systems (MIS) Subject Area. Appointment may be
made on a permanent or temporary five year basis.



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