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Postdoctoral position in Clinical Epidemiology, Medicine, Statistics – Uppsala, Sweden, 2022

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Department of Medical Sciences invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Clinical Epidemiology at Uppsala university, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Department of Medical Sciences
Uppsala University
Uppsala University
Uppsala , Sweden

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Qualification Details

This position requires a doctoral degree in medicine, statisticts, or closely related disciplines.

To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.

Good knowledge in statistical methods used in epidemiological and -omics studies. Knowledge in working in R. Good writing capabilities in English.

Knowledge in cardiovascular diseases is desirable, but not necessary.

Responsibilities/Job Description

To perform statistical analyses using both traditional methods, such as logistic regression and Cox proportional hazard analyses, as well as machine learning methods to obtain results and thereafter to write and publish scientific papers. Also Mendelian randomization will be used.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2021/5141

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Project

In a research program granted by the Swedish Heart-Lung foundation, we aim to discover new pathophysiological pathways for the three common cardiovascular diseases, myocardial infarction, stroke and heart failure, by use of proteomics and metabolomics. Already collected data in several population-based epidemiological studies will be used; ULSAM, PIVUS, POEM EpiHealth and SCAPIS

About the Department

The Department of Medical Sciences is a large clinical institution with more than 250 employees and over 300 additional coworkers connected via the Uppsala University Hospital. The Department of Medical Sciences has a broad research profile with strong research groups in a number of different areas. The research carried out at the department is performed in close connection with the clinical activities at the Uppsala University Hospital, which includes both basic studies on the causes of a variety of illnesses and the development and evaluation of improved diagnostics and new treatment methods. More information about the Department of Medical Sciences can be found at

About the Employer: Uppsala University

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Contact details

For further information about the position please contact: project leader – Professor Lars Lind,, 0730502878.

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