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Institute for Community Medicine at Greifswald University Medicine
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The Institute for Community Medicine at Greifswald University Medicine is offering the following third-party funded position:

Academic Scientist (m/f)
Statistician / Methodologist

Ref. Number 16/dr/48

Our institute is leading in population-based health research, focusing on cohort studies (e. g. Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP) / German National Cohort), with about two published peer-reviewed papers per week in medical journals across a wide range of topics. In collaboration with major other epidemiologic research institutions, we work on methods to assess data quality standards in epidemiologic research. We are looking for a Scientist with a strong background in research methods and advanced data analysis to expand our scientific team.
The position shall be either part-time or full-time subject to the available volume of third-party funds, for a fixed-term of up to five years (according to the part-time and temporary employment law) with the option for subsequent renewal. Home office options are possible.
Fields of activity
  • Advanced statistical analysis of study and secondary data, scientific publishing
  • Statistical methods development (focus on R, Stata welcome)
  • Network activities focusing on standards in data quality
  • Support in academic teaching
Requirements
  • University degree (MSc and/or PhD) in Statistics, Mathematics, Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, or the like
  • Excellent data analysis and programming skills using R, and preferably also Stata or SAS
  • Experience with epidemiologic studies, a Master degree in Epidemiology or Public Health (MSc or MPH) would be welcome
  • Publication track in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Skills in database management (MySQL, PostgreSQL) are an asset
  • Fluency in English
  • A highly structured workflow and the ability to work independently with methodological rigour
  • Very good communication and presentation skills as you will be working in network projects
  • Leadership qualities
We offer
  • An interdisciplinary and creative team, and a family-friendly atmosphere
  • Direct access to a worldwide unique data collection with high impact publication options
  • Collaboration on the development of quality standards in epidemiologic research
  • Excellent opportunities to unleash your innovative potential as a Scientist
Mode of application
Please send in your application to Dr. Dietrich Alte via e-mail to
including the usual documents (letter of application, curriculum vitae, photograph, certificates and references, list of publications, letters of recommendations, all in one PDF file) under mention of the reference number 16/dr/48.
Application deadline
September 23rd, 2016
Please note that application expenses cannot be covered.
Universitätsmedizin Greifswald (UMG) - KdöR
Institut für Community Medicine (ICM)
Abt. SHIP - Klinisch-Epidemiologische Forschung
Walther-Rathenau-Straße 48, D-17487 Greifswald
For further questions, please contact:
PD Dr. Dr. Carsten Oliver Schmidt, +49 3834-867713

carsten.schmidt@uni-greifswald.de
Universitätsmedizin Greifswald - KdöR -
Fleischmannstraße 8 · 17475 Greifswald

www.medizin.uni-greifswald.de

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