Five positions as Statistical Analyst, Research Assistant, Postdoc or Associate Professor at iPSYCH 809404

Organization
Aarhus University, Denmark
Job Location
Denmark
Job Description

Five positions as Statistical Analyst (AC-TAP), Research Assistant, Postdoc or Associate Professor are available at Department of Biomedicine and Department of Clinical Medicine, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University. The positions are associated with The Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrative Psychiatric Research, iPSYCH and the Danish OCD and Tourette’s Study, DOTS.

The research concerns major mental disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders. A main focus is the statistical analysis of comprehensive genetic, epigenetic, and other -omics data sets from large samples of case and control individuals (>90,000). These data sets stem from national biobanks (containing >2 million samples) and are coupled with a wealth of environmental and phenotype related data from the Danish population based register system.

The unique Danish resources, in particular the combination of genomics data from national biobanks and register data, provide unparalleled research opportunities. 

The research is conducted in a dynamic and international environment with researchers from many different backgrounds working at the forefront of the field. International key collaborative partners include the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Broad Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, BGI, and the CoCA EU consortium (Horizon 2020) on ADHD comorbidity.

The positions concern one or more of the following research areas:

·         Statistical genetic analysis of comprehensive genetic data, including genome wide association, whole genome and exome sequencing data.

·         Epigenetic statistical analysis of genome wide methylation data.

·         Statistical analysis of comprehensive register-based data on mental health related factors and outcomes.

·         Statistical analysis of gene-environment interaction, combining genome wide genetic data and register-based phenotypic and risk factor data.

·         Development of new biostatistical approaches in the context of high dimensional data (including network approaches).

Applicants documenting strong qualifications within one or more of these areas will be preferred.

The specific research projects/fields will depend on the applicant’s qualifications and interests within the research themes outlined above.

The positions are from 2 years and up to 5 years. Renewal is expected for a number of the positions, and tenure track may be an option in individual cases.

Depending on the individual qualifications the selected applicants will be offered a position as Statistical Analyst (AC-TAP), Research Assistant, Postdoc, or Associate Professor.

For further information please contact Professor Anders Børglum ([email protected]), Professor Ole Mors ([email protected]), Associate Professor Manuel Mattheisen ([email protected]), or Project Coordinator Annette Bang Rasmussen ([email protected], phone: +45 2326 6332).

Requirements

Formalities and references regarding the scientific positions

Terms of employment and pay are regulated by the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations in public employment (AC) agreement.

For further information regarding the required qualifications please see the following link:

http://ufm.dk/lovstof/gaeldende-love-og-regler/uddannelsesinstitutioner/filer/job-structure-for-academic-staff-at-universities-2013.pdf 

· Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.

· The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).

· Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.

· Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Application for the scientific positions

Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted.

Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the faculty's Guidelines for applicants (in Danish) and Aarhus University's Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

As part of the application a description of your expertise, research interests and potential research plans within one or more of the fields mentioned in the advertisements have to be included.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its assessment. In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Formalities regarding the AC-TAP position

Terms of employment and pay are regulated by the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations in public employment (AC) agreement.

Application for the AC-TAP position.

Applications must include a CV, and in addition, we ask that copies of relevant diplomas and recommendations/letters of reference be enclosed.

As part of the application a description of your expertise, research interests and potential research plans within one or more of the fields mentioned in the advertisements have to be included.

Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Please state in your application which position you are applying for

Start: As soon as possible

 

 

How to Apply

More information with link to the online application

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by: 

01/04/2016

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