Researcher/(bio-)statistician

Folkehelseinstituttet

Forskning og utvikling

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/

Kvalifikasjoner:

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

Personlige egenskaper:

  • 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

Vi tilbyr:

  • 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