Natural Catastrophe Research Scientist
Chubb is seeking a Research Scientist – natural catastrophe and earthquake peril to join the Corporate Catastrophe Solutions team. The interested individual will join a dynamic team comprised of people with diverse backgrounds. This position will be responsible for conducting research and developing solutions for earthquake peril.
Individual should have a strong experience in developing or validating probabilistic earthquake risk models.
Perform in-depth validation of hazard and vulnerability components of earthquake risk models
Help create a Chubb view-of-risk by conducting independent research and integrating findings into the catastrophe modeling framework
Evaluate seismic vulnerability functions using analytical methods and/or claims data
Analyze claims data to develop best practices and improve effectiveness of risk assessment capabilities by incorporating actual experience
Investigate, evaluate, and advise on model changes and new risk assessment tools
Conduct research on a wide range of natural hazard topics to develop risk management strategies
Communicate and present model validation and change management results to business units and other stakeholders
We are seeking an analytical and technically-minded individual. Ideal candidates for the role will have the following educational background and technical skills:
Ph.D./Masters degree in civil engineering, earthquake engineering, structural engineering, seismology, or a related discipline
Strong background in probabilistic seismic risk assessment and earthquake vulnerability
A thorough understanding of catastrophe models and a proven ability to critically evaluate models and provide feedback in a fast-paced environment
2-5 years of experience in the validation or development of earthquake risk assessment models
Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Excel and SQL is required
Excellent analytical, communication and organization skills
At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, age, and pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law. Performance and qualifications are the only basis upon which we hire, assign, promote, compensate, develop and retain employees. Chubb prohibits all unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation against any individual who reports discrimination or harassment.
Philadelphia - 436 Walnut St
- Risk Management
- Jul 6, 2020, 8:38:47 PM
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