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Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)
Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)

Researcher in Epidemiology and Statistics in Ophthalmology

Deadline: 26.08.2020

Universitetet i Oslo

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.


The Institute of Clinical Medicine (Klinmed) is one of three institutes under the Faculty. Klinmed is responsible for the Faculty's educational and research activities at Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital. With about 800 employees spread over approximately 425 man-labour years, Klinmed is the university's largest institute. Our activities follow the clinical activity at the hospitals and are spread across a number of geographical areas.

Job description

A 3-year 50% position as Researcher in Epidemiology and Statistics in Ophthalmology (position code 1109) is available at the Center for Eye Research (CER), Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO), Norway. The project is on corneal diseases within the broader project “Optimization of stem cell-laden smart biomaterials for 3D printing of human cornea”.

The candidate for this position will work towards implementing epidemiological and statistical analysis in corneal diseases related to the project. In addition, the candidate will participate in epidemiological and statistical consultations with researchers affiliated with CER.

More about the position

The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years and will include some consultative duties such as edpidemiological and statistical analysis related to the project at CER.

Qualification requirements

The CER has a strategic ambition of being a leader in eye- and vision- related research in Norway and internationally. Candidates for this Researcher position will be selected in accordance with this and they are expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to research and academic credentials.

  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent in epidemiology, statistics
  • Foreign completed degree (Ph.D.-level) corresponding to a minimum of four years in the Norwegian educational system
  • Experience with medical and ophthalmology research, epidemiology or statistics, preferably in ophthalmology

We offer

  • Salary grade NOK 583 900-627 700 per year, depending on qualifications
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Vibrant international academic enviroment
  • Oslo’s family-friendly surroundings with their rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include

  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work - scientific publications)
  • Copies of the original Ph.D. degree diploma and letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English and Norwegian proficiency
  • A brief account (one page, as a separate file) of the applicant’s interest and motivation for applying for the position
  • List of up to 5 publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “Apply for this job”. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Researcher positions at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

Enquiries about the application process should be directed to:

  • Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Erlend Huglen, [email protected] (+47) 22 84 46 91

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