Sort on published: 2018-02-22
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, has an opening for one position as a Statistician/Data Manager for the research groups of Clinical Physiology and Respiratory Medicine, Sleep and Allergy. The research groups are located at Uppsala University Hospital.
Area of responsibilities/description of the work The work will be supervised by Professor Andrei Malinovschi, Professor Christer Janson and Professor Eva Lindberg. The research area is covering topics as pulmonary function testing, asthma, COPD and sleep medicine. We have extensive international collaborations and are parts of different international consortia. We use mainly STATA for statistical analyses.
The primary work responsibility will be to merge different databases (within the field of pulmonary function testing, asthma, COPD and sleep medicine) and to perform statistical analyses in these various research projects. Creating custom-made databases for coworkers in different projects will also be a part of the job. A smaller part of the job will also be to advise PhD students and postdoctoral students on statistical matters. Depending on your qualifications and interest, another task might be to work closely with researchers in the process of writing scientific publications.
Qualifications The ideal candidate is highly motivated with thorough education on master or PhD level within statistics.
University diploma on MSc level or equivalent in a relevant subject (e.g. statistics, medicine, biology, bioinformatics) Proficiency in written and oral English is a requirement.
We are looking after the following characteristics in potential candidates for this position:
- You are used to work independently and to prioritize tasks
- You are responsible and stringent
- You have good pedagogical skills and can explain statistical methods for persons that have less advances statistical knowledge
- You have good communicative skills both within the research group and towards external collaborators
Other Previous and documented experience within statistics / biostatistics / bioinformatics / epidemiology.
Previous experience of working with medical registries.
Previous and documented experience of working with scientifical publications within the medical field. PhD education in relevant field.
Application The following documents must be submitted with your application and written in English or Swedish:
- A full CV, including list of publications as well as contact details for two reference persons
- A brief statement (maximum 1 page) of why you applied to this position and your interests
- Transcript of grades from relevant education within statistics / biostatistics / epidemiology field and recommendations from previous jobs within the statistics / biostatistics / epidemiology field.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individual salary
Starting date: As soon as possible
Form of employment: 1-year position, with possibility of extension
Working hours: Full-time
For further information about the position please contact Professor Andrei Malinovschi (Andrei.Malinovschi@medsci.uu.se).
Please submit your application by 28 March 2018, UFV-PA 2018/611.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Medical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/611
Last application date: 2018-03-28