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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 in formation or to apply for the position, visit NTNU´s vacancy page