Örebro University – School of Medical Sciences

Örebro University is seeking an epidemiologist or statistician at the School of Medical Sciences.

Duties and responsibilities
Applications are invited from epidemiologists, statisticians or other suitably qualified individuals to participate in epidemiological research. The post holder will be responsible for data analysis and data management to support and collaborate with researchers from a variety of institutions in Sweden and internationally.

Candidates should have graduated in a discipline with training in quantitative methods, such as health, medical, psychological, statistical, behavioural or social sciences.  Key aspects of the job include data handling, statistical analysis and advising researchers on appropriate methods for analysis in observational and intervention studies. Knowledge of epidemiological research is highly desirable and experience in data handling and using statistical software such as Stata or SAS is essential.  Research or research support experience is desirable, but more recently qualified applicants may be considered if they can demonstrate competence.

Close attention will be paid to your personal qualities, your ability to perform duties autonomously, your interpersonal skills and ability to cooperate, as well as your ability to relate to people in a way that inspires trust and confidence.

We expect you to be flexible and open to change with the ability to assume a quality-conscious and responsible approach towards your duties.

At Örebro University, we expect employeeship that is characterised by courage, responsibility, commitment and respect. Courage to be open to development and change; responsibility for one’s own performance and its quality; commitment to collaboration and to contributing to growth; as well as respect by means of a constructive attitude and a professional approach to duties and to fellow employees.

Our ambition is to create a place of work that is characterised by gender equality and diversity.

The position is a full-time permanent position.

Positions announced at Örebro University are, where appropriate, subject to a trial period. The salary depends on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

For more information, please contact Professor Scott Montgomery, +46-19 602 62 10, scott.montgomery@oru.se

To apply for this position, visit our website: https://www.oru.se/english/working-at-orebro-university/jobs-and-vacancies/job/?jid=20170356

For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:

  • Covering letter
  • CV
  • Copies of relevant course/degree certificates and references

Complete the application with the names of two referees.

Only documents written in Swedish, English, Norwegian and Danish can be reviewed.

The application deadline is 2017-10-15. We look forward to receiving your application!

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