Position: Epidemiologist (Scientist/Postdoc) (m/f/d)
Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
, Berlin Germany
Duties: Project planning, management and organization; Literature review; Integration of numeric patient data from several sources; Quality checks of data on plasma biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction; Analysis of the association of these biomarkers and POD/POCD risk; Analysis of the contribution of cerebrovascular disease (brain imaging data); Project reporting, publication in international peer-reviewed journals
Requirements: Master’s degree in life sciences (neuroscience, biology), psychology or medical degree; Master’s degree in epidemiology or public health doctoral degree; Interest in molecular biomarkers and research into the epidemiology of cognitive impairment; Fluent in English; Good knowledge of statistics (SAS, SPSS or R); Good record keeping
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The MDC is a member of the largest scientific organization in Germany - the Helmholtz Association - and offers a stimulating and interactive research environment with the most modern infrastructure. Currently, 1,250 employees and approximately 500 guests work at the locations in Berlin-Buch and Berlin-Mitte. The diversity of our workforce is a strength and promotes creativity and innovative spirit at the MDC. The Molecular Epidemiology Research Group at MDC is committed to studying at the molecular level the relationship between lifestyle, genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors with risk and outcome of chronic diseases such as cognitive impairment. For the DFG -funded project “Endothelial bases of postoperative cognitive impairment in the elderly”, we invite applications for the position of one Epidemiologist (Scientist / Postdoc). The successful candidate will use data from a cohort study of 1000 older surgical patients (www.BioCog.eu) to evaluate pre-surgery plasma biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction as risk factors for developing postoperative delirium (POD) and postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). Job Description Project planning, management and organization Literature review Integration of numeric patient data from several sources Quality checks of data on plasma biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction Analysis of the association of these biomarkers and POD/POCD risk Analysis of the contribution of cerebrovascular disease (brain imaging data) Project reporting, publication in international peer-reviewed journals Requirements Master’s degree in life sciences (neuroscience, biology), psychology or medical degree Master’s degree in epidemiology or public health doctoral degree Interest in molecular biomarkers and research into the epidemiology of cognitive impairment Fluent in English Good knowledge of statistics (SAS, SPSS or R) Good record keeping Experience in the tasks listed in the job description We offer International working environment with communication in English and German Interesting career opportunities and a comprehensive range of qualification and further training opportunities Compatibility of family and career certified by the berufundfamilie audit Varied support for "New Berliners" (Welcome & Family Office) Company health management with fitness center You also benefit from: A remuneration in accordance with the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD-Bund), including additional company pension schemes Flexible working hours and childcare support An idyllic green campus, which is easily accessible by bicycle, public transport or car Job Type: postdoc / scientific staff Team: Pischon Lab Application Period: October 16, 2020 Workplace: MDC Berlin-Buch Enlarge/reduce map size Salary: Remuneration will be according to the TVöD Bund, depending on the personal requirements, up to the fee group E13 Employment volume: Full Time 39 h Desired starting date: October 01, 2020 Limitation: Fixed Term 24 Months Contact: Dr. Insa Feinkohl Molecular Epidemiology Research Group (AG Pischon) Epidemiologie@mdc-berlin.de Parity and equal status: The MDC is committed to diversity and actively promotes equal opportunities for all employees regardless of their origin, religion, ideology, health impairment, age or sexual identity. 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