2-year Postdoc in Genetic Epidemiology of Critical Illness
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2-year Postdoc in Genetic Epidemiology of Critical Illness at the Department of Surgical Sciences
The development of severe disease because of infection is strongly associated with host genetics. The primary dataset we're collecting is a combination of Epihealth, Simpler and the Swedish Twin Registry cross-analysed with the Swedish Intensive Care Registry. In addition, we have UKB and CLSA and hopefully SCAPIS. It will be a lot of data munging to start with.
As a postdoc you will be expected to manage the epidemiological and genetic databases to analyse variants associated with severe disease using human genetics methods such as Genome Wide Association (GWAS), Phenome Wide Association (PheWAS), and Mendelian Randomization (MR).
The applicant should be within three years of getting a PhD or equivalent (corresponding to at least two published papers and an additional manuscript).
In order to be successful in the present position you have a genuine interest in genetic epidemiology and/or expert knowledge in study design and with prior experience from genetic studies. Documented experience in data management, genetic epidemiology and the ability to independently code statistical analysis and statistical models using R is a requirement. Fluent knowledge of English is required, in particular scientific writing is required. As a person you work well with others, and have the ability to independently prioritize between tasks, and work in an organized way.
Your application should include:
- CV (maximum 2 pages)
- Personal letter describing your research interest, experience and why you are well suited to the present position.
- Copies of PhD-diploma, basic education diploma, and other relevant qualifications.
- Name and contact information (address, email, and telephone number) for at least two references.
About the position
The position is a time-limited two-year position. It is a full-time 100% position. Starting date is as soon as possible or by arrangement. The position is located in Uppsala.
Information about the position: Professor Miklos Lipcsey, Miklos.email@example.com
For questions about the position please contact the HR coordinator Karin Johansson: Karin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for application is February 14th, 2023, UFV-PA 2022/4650.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.
Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.
Placement: Department of Surgical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/4650
Last application date: 2023-02-14
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