[R-jobs] PostDoc Position in Biostatistics @ Univ Zurich

Torsten Hothorn Tor@ten@Hothorn @end|ng |rom uzh@ch
Thu Feb 20 09:22:32 CET 2014

UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH, PostDoc Position in Biostatistics (~80-100%)

Starting date: May 1st 2014 or later

Closing date: March 10 2014

The Division of Biostatistics at the Institute of Social and
Preventive Medicine of the University of Zurich (UZH) invites
applications for a PostDoc position in biostatistics. Length and
salary will depend of the qualifications of the appointee, in
accordance with UZH regulations.

A suitable candidate should

   * hold a PhD in biostatistics or statistics;

   * have a strong research record, ideally both in biostatistical
     methodology and medical research, and the potential and ambitions
     to pursue an academic career;

   * have very good programming skills in R, C, or similar languages;

   * be interested in interdisciplinary research with medical scientists;

   * be willing to contribute to teaching both medical students and
     students of the Master program in Biostatistics, see

The appointee will contribute to the biostatistics research currently
being undertaken by a group which includes Professor Leonhard Held,
Professor Torsten Hothorn, Professor Burkhardt Seifert, four senior
scientists and four PhD students. Current research areas include:
Statistical modelling and Bayesian inference, medical statistics,
computational biostatistics, and applications in clinical and
infectious disease epidemiology.  The Division of Biostatistics
cooperates with numerous divisions and institutes of the Faculty of
Medicine, and is also closely linked to the Faculty of Science. For
more details see http://www.biostat.uzh.ch.

The University of Zurich is one of the leading research universities
in Europe and is ranked among the top three universities in
continental Europe in the fields of Clinical Medicine and Life
Sciences (ARWU fields LIFE and MED, 2013).  The University of Zurich
and the ETH Zurich collaborate in many areas, which makes Zurich a
research place of international renown.

For more details, please contact the head of the Division of
Biostatistics, Prof. Leonhard Held, Email held using ifspm.uzh.ch.
Applicants should submit a detailed CV and 1-2 references to

Prof. Dr. Leonhard Held
University of Zurich
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Hirschengraben 84
8001 Zurich
Email: held using ifspm.uzh.ch


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