1-4 postdoctoral scholarships in pharmacoepidemiology and causal inference
|Workplace||Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden|
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The Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB) is among the largest departments of epidemiology in Europe with special focus on increasing our knowledge of the aetiology of different diseases. Our department consists of researchers, doctoral students, biostatisticians, data collectors and database administrators as well as administrative personnel, in total some 250 staff. The department is situated at campus Solna. Further information can be found at ki.se/meb
Duties We seek dedicated and creative postdoctoral researchers to join our team. You will be involved in studies exploring the conditions of use (adherence, compliance, off and on-label use) and the effect (effectiveness, safety) of a number of licensed drugs and devices in ’real world’ (routine practice) conditions. You will study unique data sources, including several Swedish Quality Registers and the Stockholm CREAtinine Measurements (SCREAM) project, a longitudinal administrative healthcare utilization cohort of >3 million residents of Stockholm with complete information on undertaken laboratory measurements. We employ both classic and advanced statistical methods, within the target trial emulation framework and with particular emphasis on causal inference statistics.
As a Postdoctoral Data Scientist you will develop analysis plans, protocols, ethical submissions, and funding application submissions as required for ongoing and future studies. You will generate and analyse large data assets, adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials. You will be part in a multidisciplinary team and carry out collaborative research projects with colleagues at Karolinska Institutet and in partner institutions. You will report research findings in the form of conference abstracts at national and international conferences and scientific publications.
Entry requirements The ideal candidate should hold a Doctoral (or be near completion) degree in medicine, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, pharmacology, pharmacy, health data sciences or a related field. Demonstrable advanced skills and expertise in R programming, STATA, or similar languages and ability to collaborate well within multi-disciplinary teams and independently are essential. Experience in propensity score/s, instrumental variable/s, and/or other methods to adjust for confounding for indication in pharmaco-epidemiological studies, experience in prediction modelling and good track record of peer reviewed scientific publications are desirable. The candidate needs good skills in English, both written and spoken.
Scholarships for postdoctoral qualification can be established for foreign researchers who place their qualifications in Sweden. The purpose of scholarships for postdoctoral qualification is to promote internationalization and contribute to research qualification after a doctorate or equivalent.
The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish doctorate or higher.
Location: Solna, Sweden
Type of scholarship The amount is tax free and it is set for twelve months at a time, paid out on a six months basis. In exceptional cases, shorter periods may be acceptable.
The application is to be submitted on the Varbi recruitment system.
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Last application date
15.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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