Job Position: Assistant professor Biostatistics, Radboud University 2021

The section Biostatistics in the Department for Health Evidence, Radboud University is offering an exciting and varied tenured track position for a statistician to shape and conduct both methodological as well as collaborative research in medical science.

Radboudumc aims to be at the forefront of personalized healthcare, which provides ample opportunity to apply state-of-the-art statistical methodology in clinical research, as well as in a laboratory, animal, and translational research. Successful candidates will expand methodology in one or more of the research fields of the section Biostatistics: clinical research design for personalized medicine and rare diseases and statistical methods for association and prediction in complex, high dimensional data.

They aim to strengthen their section with an enthusiastic researcher to support collaborations within the Radboudumc across important disease areas and develop her/his own research portfolio to push the boundaries of the field. Shaping innovative research proposals and obtaining funding both in collaboration as well as independently is part of the responsibilities, as well as communicating and sharing state-of-the-art and advances in methodology. The position will also include teaching, with content and focus depending on candidate preferences.

Salary: Individual salary setting
Job Requirements

The successful candidates for this position must:

  • A Ph.D. degree in (bio-) statistics, mathematics, or related field.
  • Strong background in mathematics.
  • A proven scientific interest in medical applications, e.g. through publications and collaborative projects.
  • Proven experience in methodological and collaborative research after PhD.
  • Well-developed social skills directed to work in multidisciplinary and international teams.
  • Strong motivation and ambition to succeed in scientific research and build a research theme and team.
  • Willingness to master the Dutch language, if applicable.
  • (Successful) experience with obtaining funding for research projects will be an advantage.
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Application Process

Candidates should send their application including

  • a CV (including a publication list and details of subsequent research projects and grant proposals),
  • a motivation letter (max. 1 page), and
  • the names and contact details of two persons who can provide references.

To apply, click here

Deadline: December 20, 2021

For more information and application, visit the official site.