The K.G. Jebsen Center for Genetic Epidemiology are always looking for new additions to our team. We will regularly announce positions, ranging from PhD-scholarships and postdocs to researchers and IT-staff. 

We are in the process of building a strong scientific community within genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics, system biology and secure storage and handling of sensitive data. If you have the passion, drive and desire to participate in exciting research and development, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has a vacancy for a permanent position as Professorship/Associate Professorship in Medicine (Biostatistics). 

This is a 100% permanent position at the Department of Public Health and Nursing (ISM). The Department conducts research and teaching in the disciplines of epidemiology, medical statistics, general practice, public health, social medicine, women's health, medical conduct, bioethics, nursing and medical history. The department includes the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT), which is the main supplier of research data for the research groups.

Subject area

Together with the Department’s academic staff, the person holding the post is responsible for teaching and research in the discipline of Biostatistics. This includes the person's own research, and supervision of students in the field.

Specific responsibilities

 The research focus is on areas of biostatistics and statistical genetics related to population based human genetics, utilizing whole-genome sequencing and array based genotyping data, with an emphasis on integration and analysis of very large, heterogeneous datasets ("big data"). We are especially looking for candidates with an interest in methods for data integration, efficient computation and inference, data visualization, machine learning and other relevant methodology for dealing with complex and heterogeneous data.

For more information, contact Maiken E. Gabrielsen

Genetic Epidemiology

We are looking for a dedicated Professor/Associate Professor to join us at the K.G. Jebsen Center for Genetic Epidemiology. To read the full advertisement and apply for the position, please visit NTNU´s vacancy page

This is a 100 % permanent post at The Department of Public Health and Nursing (ISM), and it is funded by the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. At ISM, genetic epidemiology is organized under the K.G. Jebsen Center for Genetic Epidemiology, one of sixteen excellent reserch centers nationally within translational medicine.

In addition to the announced position there will be five full professors at the Jebseb center, within a multidisciplinary research enviroment of more than thirty group-members ranging from faculty, post docs/PhD-candidates within genetic epidemiology, clinical epidemiology/medicie, biostatistics, statistical analyses, systems biology, data engineering and IT-management. A recently established resource for largescale genetic analyses, the HUNT Data Centre and HUNT Cloud is also localized as a service for the Jebsen Center.

The candidate should have overall insight and documented knowledge in general epidemiology, population health, clinical medicine, molecular biology, biomedical informatics. Publications in high-ranked journals are expected and documented scientific competence in one or several of the other subject area listed.

The ability to initiate and lead research and teaching will be emphasized, in addition to teaching and supervision at PhD level. Importance will also be attached to teaching skills. The evaluation will be based on documented material related to teaching, including qualifications in educational theory and practice, presentation skills in academic work, teaching experience, and other pedagogical background. Quality and breadth will be evaluated. Emphasis will also be placed on personal aptitude.

It is essential that the person appointed have good collaborative skills, leadership experience and the ability to work across traditional academic boundaries. Emphasis will also be placed on communicative skills, as well as personal suitability.

We offer exciting and stimulating tasks in a strong international academic environment , and an open and inclusive work environment with dedicated colleagues.