A three-years postdoc position in Biostatistics is offered at the Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE), University of Oslo (UiO), Norway.
Deadline for submission: 30th November 2020
IMPORTANT! Deadline for contacting the UiO host: 30th October 2020
Project: Scalable inference for genomic data integration
Summary: The project focuses on scalable statistical methods for the integration and analysis of multi-omic data sources. We plan development of horizontal (multi-omic) and vertical (meta-analytic) integrative Bayesian clustering methods during the project course with intended application to disease subtyping and signature/biomarker discovery.
More info here: project_description_short
Call, detailed information and how to apply: (the call is under the thematic area in “biostatistics”)
SCIENTIA FELLOWS is a transnational research fellowship programme in the field of Health Life Sciences at UiO, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 under the Maria Skłodowska-Curie scheme.
The purpose of the three years postdoc is to produce scientific results of the highest quality, in collaboration with your host at UiO and its other partners. You will also be part of UiO’s career development programme designed for researchers at the beginning of their career, including our Health Innovator course which aims to provide researchers with tools and insight into how innovation can be put to work for the benefit of patients, the healthcare system and society. At completion of your three year term, your academic profile will be such that you can successfully apply to the best research positions worldwide.
UiO Hosts: Valeria Vitelli (https://www.med.uio.no/imb/english/people/aca/valeriv/) and David Swanson (https://sojourningnorth.github.io/)
If you are interested in the position, please contact the UiO hosts by sending CV and links to your papers as early as possible and before October 30th, 2020. You and your hosts will identify common research interests and discuss the concept of your research proposal. While you are responsible for the research proposal, you will discuss your application with the hosts, who will help you to write a good proposal. Finally, in order to apply for the position, you have to submit the research proposal (and other documents as specified in the call) by November 30th, 2020.
The position will be at the Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE), UiO (https://www.med.uio.no/imb/english/research/centres/ocbe/).
You possess a PhD degree (at the latest by 1 January 2021) in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science or other related disciplines with a documented competence in statistics, biostatistics or mathematics.
You have not been resident in Norway for more than 12 months in the last 3 years.
Salary: 515 200 NOK/year (roughly 50K EUR/year)
A Fellow of the Scientia Fellows programme will be employed at UiO for three years. The place of work is the UiO campus in Oslo. The gross salary of a Fellow will amount to 515 200 NOK/year. UiO will cover full health insurance and pay towards your pension with the Norwegian pension fund. As an employee in Norway you have several welfare benefits. In addition UiO will support research costs (laptop, travel, courses etc) with 54 600 NOK per year. For further information related to moving and settling in Norway, please visit the website of the International Staff Mobility Office (https://www.uio.no/english/about/jobs/ismo/), which will also assist incoming fellows and their families with relocation to UiO.