Statistician for Epidemiology Research at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen

Deadline 18 August 2019

The Department of Epidemiology Research at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark is looking for a motivated statistician for epidemiological research projects in an international and cross-disciplinary research environment encompassing medical doctors, statisticians, bioinformaticians, biologists and public health scientists.

About us
The Department of Epidemiology Research presently employs 45 people (including 9 statisticians) who carry out epidemiology research with a focus on heart, cancer, infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, nutrition as well as on genetic epidemiology. Our research is primarily based on data from Danish national registries and The Danish National Biobank.

Your job
As a statistician you will become part of research teams of medical doctors and other statisticians working with epidemiological research projects of the highest international standards. It is important to us that you take an active part in the initial research planning and take responsibility for statistical analyses of large data sets and that you contribute to the publication of research results in scientific papers.

You will become part of an active and a dynamic research environment with regular meetings among statisticians where ideas and experience are exchanged, as well as a study group discussing statistical problems within epidemiology.

Qualifications and background

We expect you to have:
– MSc in statistics or equivalent (e.g. public health science)
– Interest in biostatistics and epidemiological methods
– Skills in SAS or in a comparable programming language

In addition we find it important that you have the ability to work independently on several projects at a time and that you have good communication skills.

Young graduates as well as statisticians with some experience are encouraged to apply. Younger statisticians will be supervised by senior statisticians in the department. If you have a broader biostatistical experience within epidemiology research the position can be tailored to match your qualifications.

Conditions of employment
The position is covered by the terms of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. In addition to the salary a monthly contribution to a pension fund is added (17.1% of the salary).

Further information
Please contact Chief Physician Tine Jess, tel. +45 3268 8478,

Apply online using this link:

Apply no later than 18 August 2019.
The application should include a cover letter, your current CV and a copy of relevant diplomas.