Postdoc Position in Pharmaco- and Reproductive Epidemiology – Aarhus, Denmark

    Postdoc Position in Pharmaco- and Reproductive Epidemiology - Aarhus, Denmark

    Postdoc Position in Pharmaco- and Reproductive Epidemiology is available at Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.

    Deadline to Apply

    Jun 17, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc Position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaBiostatistics
    – Public health
    – Health policy
    – Economics, sociology
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Clinical Epidemiology,
    Aarhus University, Denmark
    Contract Period3 Year
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021 or ASAP


    • PhD level or equivalent, preferably within one or more of the following areas: biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, health policy, economics, sociology
    • Prior experience with carrying out data analysis is required, including regression analysis ideally with longitudinal or multi-level data
    • Research experience analysing and incorporating data from Danish (or other) registries would be useful, particularly data incorporating socioeconomic or health data
    • On a personal level, a successful candidate will be ambitious, take ownership, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills
    • To be fluent in oral and written English


    • Research experience in health or social determinants of health, biostatistics is desirable
      An applicant who can document the following competences will be preferred:
    • Experience with research in biostatistics and epidemiology
    • Experience in collaborating with other research groups
    • Strong analytical and writing skills
    • Methodological expertise in longitudinal data analysis
    • Ability to program statistical analyses using SAS, Stata, R or equivalent
    • Publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals and experience presenting research findings at international conferences
    • Ability to work independently, be responsible, and be capable of planning one’s own work

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    • The position is primarily research-based but may also involve teaching assignments
    • In daily work, the Postdoc will work closely with colleagues on the project
    • He/she will receive supervision and guidance from the principal investigator and other colleagues
      The main tasks will consist of:
    • Responsible for two collaborative projects based on Nordic nationwide registers (maternal exposures during pregnancy (social status, diseases, medication) and offspring health outcomes (psychiatric diseases and cardiovascular diseases). Prepare data management for large Nordic databases, perform analyses, and draft high-quality manuscripts for publication
    • Conduct independent scientific research within pharmaco-epidemiology and reproductive epidemiology
    • Conduct other assigned scientific research
    • Contribute to teaching activities at Aarhus University
    • The composition of the tasks may vary according to the department’s research priorities but will ensure that the Postdoc will gain further qualifications within research

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please click APPLY ONLINE button mentioned above.

    Documents Required

    Your application must include the following:

    • Motivated application
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Diploma
    • A list of publications
    • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
    • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
    • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
    • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
    • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
    • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

    About Research project

    • The project involves analyzing large Danish, Swedish, and Finnish register data to examine the effects of maternal diseases on disease risk among their children
    • The project emphasizes health and social determinants, and research methods leveraging natural experiments
    • The project is a collaboration between The Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University, The Karolinska Institute, THL Finland, University of Iceland, Norwegian Institute of Public Health


    • All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background
    • Letter of reference : If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.


    Associate professor Jiong Li

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    Postdoc in Pharmaco- and Reproductive Epidemiology

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