PhD Fellowship in Biostatistics/Epidemiology at University of Oslo

  • Phd
  • Deadline: April 17, 2017
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The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

Applicants must hold a master degree (or an equivalent to the Norwegian master degree) in biostatistics or within a relevant field (bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, medicine, social or natural sciences) with good knowledge of statistics and experience in statistical modelling and use of statistical software. Experience in handling large datasets will be an advantage.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • Applicants must hold a master degree (or an equivalent to the Norwegian master degree) in biostatistics or within a relevant field (bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, medicine, social or natural sciences) with good knowledge of statistics and experience in statistical modelling and use of statistical software. Experience in handling large datasets will be an advantage.
  • Applicants must be granted admission to the Faculty’s PhD program
  • We seek a candidate with high motivation to work with statistics in medical research and carry out the described project effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • High working capacity
  • Independent, precise and organized working skills
  • Good collaborative skills
  • Excellent command of written and oral English

Benefits

They offer

  • An ambitious, interesting and international research environment
  • Salary ranging from pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 432 700 – 489 300)
  • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Attractive welfare benefits
  • Opportunities for national and international collaboration

Application

The mode of applying is online. The application must include

  • Application letter (including a summary of the applicant’s scientific work and interests and describing how she/he fits the description of the person we seek)
  • CV (education since high school (place, grade), positions held  and details of  academic work)
  • List of publications, published abstracts, presentations
  • Copies of educational certificates and transcripts of records
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

The application with attachments is to be delivered in our electronic recruiting system EasyCruit. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

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