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Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)

Researcher/(bio-)statistician

2021-12-15
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Would you like to contribute to more and better evidence of the effects of interventions to manage the ongoing pandemic and to prepare for future epidemics?

A full-time position as researcher/(bio-)statistician is available at the Centre for Epidemic Interventions Research (CEIR), which is placed in the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The overall mission for the newly established centre is to produce more and better evidence on the effects of public health and social interventions, and non-pharmacological infection control measures, specifically. This also includes adverse consequences. The centre will collaborate with researchers, institutions, organisations, and stakeholders both nationally and internationally. The centre works closely with the World Health Organization's intiative to strengthen the evidence base for decisions about public health and social measures.

For more information about the centre and our research aims, see https://www.fhi.no/en/more/research-centres/ceir/about-ceir/

Application d…

15.12.2021

Positions:

1

Employer:

Folkehelseinstituttet FHI

Full-time/par…

Full-time

Title:

Researcher/(bio-)statistician

Employment …

Regular

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100

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Work tasks

  • Take part, and possibly also lead, the development and conduct of studies to assess the effects of public health and social measures for infection control
  • Provide statistical support for the design and analyses of effectiveness studies e.g. cluster randomized trials
  • Take on key roles in project teams
  • Provide statistical support to projects at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, outside the centre

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master level training in statistics, epidemiology, or other relevant field.

Desired:

  • PhD in relevant field

Required:

  • Experience in planning and analysing randomized trials

Desired:

  • Experience with designing and analysing cluster randomised trials.
  • Experience with international research collaboration
  • Experience with research on infection control measures
  • Must be fluid in English.
  • Norwegian speaking is an advantage

Personality traits

  • Collaborative - we work in teams and have extensive collaboration with researchers, institutions, organisations, and stakeholders both nationally and internationally
  • Creative - in order to be able to develop projects
  • Flexible - i.e. willing and able to carry out various task, as needed for achieving the overall aims of the Centre for Epidemic Interventions Research

We offer

  • A strong research environment, with highly competent colleagues in terms of research methods, infection control, and administrative resources
  • The centre is part of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, with strong statistical, econometric, and epidemiological expertise
  • Salary based on qualifications following the state regulations
  • Favourable pension schemes in the Government Pension Fund
  • Flexible working times

Sandakerveien 24c, 0473 Oslo, Norway

Contacts

Atle Fretheim

Head of Centre

916 49 828

atle.fretheim@fhi.no

The Norwegian Instute of Public Health’s vision is beer health for all. We produce, summarize and communicate knowledge for the public health sector and healthcare services. Our main activies are emergency preparedness, knowledge and infrastructure. Infrastructure comprises registries, health surveys, biobanks and laboratory services. The Instute is a government organization under the Ministry of Health. We have approximately 1140 employees located in Oslo and Bergen.

The Instute is committed to diversity. We urge qualified candidates to apply for a job with us, regardless gender, age, disability, ethnic or national background, or if there are periods of absence from work.

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Job details

Title
Researcher/(bio-)statistician
Location
Lovisenberggt. 8, Norway
Published
2021-11-18
Application deadline
2021-12-15
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