Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics invites applications for
2 Postdoc positions in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Area of responsibilities/description of the work
Applications are invited for postdoctoral research positions in biostatistics and bioinformatics to work in the development and application of statistical methods for large cohort studies, family data and high-throughput omics data analyses in cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics or related discipline, and have strong interest in medical and biological problems. Previous experience in computational methods is an advantage. Successful candidates will have ample opportunities to work on both methodological as well as applied collaborative projects.
About the Department and the biostatistics group
The Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics presently employ approximately
250 staff with 15 full professors and over 40 graduate students. The department is one of the biggest departments of epidemiology in Europe. Unique data resources – such as the Swedish Twin Registry, several large prospective studies, ongoing nation-wide case-control studies, access to clinical data, biological material and high-throughput genotype, expression, proteins/metabolites and sequence data – are effectively explored at the department. Further information can be found at: www.ki.se/meb
The biostatistics group comprises 3 professors, 8 PhD-level statisticians, 4 masters-level statisticians, and 7 doctoral students. The group is involved in a wide variety of research projects, including population-based cohort and case-control studies, twin and family studies, survival analyses, predictive modeling, genetic epidemiology and bioinformatics.
For further information regarding these positions, please contact Professor Erik Ingelsson,
Ulrika Zagai (SACO), e-mail email@example.com Tel: 08-524 871 84
Ann Almqvist (OFR/ST-AT), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 08-524 861 99
Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), e-mail email@example.com Tel: 08-524 880 75.
Application material and deadline:
Please send your application, marked with reference number 7595/2011, to firstname.lastname@example.org or Karolinska Institutet, Åsa Misic, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden. Applicants should send (i) cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae and (iii) statement of research interest (one page) and (iv) transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate studies, showing all courses taken and their grades. The application should reach us by no later than 2012-01-16
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