Researcher positions in effect studies 


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?

Two full-time researcher positions are 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.

We are looking for researchers who have experience in conducting randomized trials. Furthermore, you should have a strong interest in developing trials of infection control measures and/or of interventions to improve adherence to infection control measures.

For more information about the centre and our research aims, see



  • Master level training in epidemiology, medicine or other relevant field


  • PhD in relevant field


  • Experience in planning and conducting randomized trials


  • Experience with infection control measures (research and/or implementation)
  • Experience with cluster randomized trials
  • Experience with international research collaboration

  • 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 and the institute at large.

Vi tilbyr:

  • A strong research environment, with highly competent colleagues in terms of research methods, infection control, statistical support, and administrative resources
  • Salary based on qualifications following the state regulations
  • Favourable pension schemes in the Government Pension Fund
  • Flexible working times