Postdoc position in the field of environmental epidemiology [closing 30.10.20]

Страна: Чехия;

Город: Brno

Добавлена: 01.10.2020

Работодатель: The Bursar of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 31.10.2020


The research group will benefit from the international partnerships of the Centre (University College London, ETH Zurich, IS Global Barcelona, Utrecht University etc.) and from access to state-of-the-art core facilities within RECETOX (, CEITEC ( & other infrastructures across Masaryk University (

The position will be supported by the R-Exposome from the H2020 programme (Project nr. 857487). The project aims to establish a world-class team to conduct pioneering research which investigates environmental exposures and their health outcomes.

Research topic and job description

  • Handle, update and maintain the study dataset in relation to the project;
  • Oversee derivation of area-based exposure data from external sources;
  • Link spatial data to individual-level data;
  • Conduct statistical analyses of the data;
  • Draft manuscripts and reports in close collaboration with project leads;
  • Take part in teaching activities of the centre as required;
  • Co-supervise MSc projects.

Profile of the candidate

  • PhD in medicine, epidemiology or other discipline using quantitative research methods achieved within the last 7 years;
  • At least two publications in a biomedical journal;
  • Proven experience with handling larger datasets with individual level data;
  • Proven experience with quantitative statistical methods and relevant statistical software (Stata, SAS, R, SPSS etc);
  • Some experience or knowledge of spatial statistical methods and/or GIS is desirable
  • Interest in population health and determinants of diseases;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
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