Postdoc position: Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology 1148 views

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC) at University of Oslo is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral research fellow. This position will be funded by a project newly granted by the Research Council of Norway: “Exploring the Causal Effects of Immune Responses to Cognitive and Mental Health – Integrating Large-scale Genomics with Longitudinal Studies”. The goal of this position is to develop and apply causal inference statistical models for the role of the immune response in brain changes and cognitive health across the lifespan.

  • Applicant must hold PhD degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Statistical Genetics. The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation prior to the closing date, and appointment is dependent on the doctoral thesis being approved.
  • Strong programming skills (e.g. R, unix scripting, or Python)
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Documented skills in statistical modelling, ideally causal inference.
  • Strong record of scientific publication

How to apply:

Apply online and application must include the following:

  • Letter of application, 1-2 pages, explaining the motivation for applying
  • Curriculum Vitae summarizing education, positions, and academic work
  • Copies of educational certificates, publications/academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of at least two references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number).
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Oslo (UiO)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistical Genetics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th September 2021

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