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Position: Biostatistician, MSc or PhD
Institution: Universitätsspital Basel
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Duties: Statistical collaboration with clinical researchers, with support from more experienced statisticians/epidemiologists, in the context of observational studies, large registry data and pragmatic clinical trials; Participation in the protocol development, to define an appropriate study design and suitable statistical methodologies, calculating sample sizes and writing the statistical section; Data management and data preparation; Statistical modeling, analysis and reporting, contributing to publications in peer-reviewed journals; Providing statistical input in the development of funding applications for clinical research may be required
Requirements: PhD or MSc qualification in statistics/mathematics or related field; Experience in statistical modeling and analysis in the health care or medical research setting, with data handling and analytical skills; Proven experience with statistical software (e.g., R, SAS); Good database and statistical programming skills; Experience in epidemiological study designs and relevant advanced analytical techniques; Excellent knowledge of English (German is not a prerequisite but of advantage)
   
Text: CEB is an associated institute of the University of Basel at the Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel. CEB conducts research in a range of disciplines relevant to clinical epidemiology and comparative effectiveness research. We are seeking a Biostatistician, MSc or PhD (80% to 100%) You will be collaborating in a dynamic team of clinical epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and clinical researchers and directly working under a senior medical statistician’s guidance to provide support for epidemiological and inhouse clinical research projects from different disciplines. Core responsibilities: ● Statistical collaboration with clinical researchers, with support from more experienced statisticians/epidemiologists, in the context of observational studies, large registry data and pragmatic clinical trials ● Participation in the protocol development, to define an appropriate study design and suitable statistical methodologies, calculating sample sizes and writing the statistical section ● Data management and data preparation ● Statistical modeling, analysis and reporting, contributing to publications in peer-reviewed journals ● Providing statistical input in the development of funding applications for clinical research may be required Requirements: ● PhD or MSc qualification in statistics/mathematics or related field ● Experience in statistical modeling and analysis in the health care or medical research setting, with data handling and analytical skills ● Proven experience with statistical software (e.g., R, SAS) ● Good database and statistical programming skills ● Experience in epidemiological study designs and relevant advanced analytical techniques ● Ability to efficiently manage projects in parallel and keeping deadlines, and to communicate statistical methods and results to non-statisticians ● A proven ability to work effectively within a team to achieve timely and valued objectives ● Excellent knowledge of English (German is not a prerequisite but of advantage) CEB is an associated institute of the University of Basel at the Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel. CEB conducts research in a range of disciplines relevant to clinical epidemiology and comparative effectiveness research. Offer: ● The opportunity to work in an academic environment with a dynamic, successful international team dedicated to high quality research ● A commitment to your career development and training The position is available from 1st January 2021, for a minimum of 1 year. Salary is commensurate with experience (University of Basel rating system). Applicants should hold EU work permission. Informal enquiries and submission of applications with CV, list of publications and 3 references may be made to: Prof. Heiner C. Bucher MD, MPH Director Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics University Hospital Basel CH-4031 Basel Tel 0041-61-556 5100 Email heiner.bucher@usb.ch www.ceb-institute.org
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