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The research group Inflammation (head: Prof. Dr. Christian Herder) at the Institute for Clinical Diabetology (director: Prof. Dr. Michael Roden) at DDZ is inviting applications for an Epidemiologist/Statistician/Biometrician.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to coordinate, plan and conduct analyses within clinical and epidemiological studies in the field of diabetes research in close collaboration with the Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology (director: Prof. Dr. Oliver Kuss) at DDZ. The position is closely integrated in research lines of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Applicants are encouraged to develop their own research projects and to lead or participate in local as well as international collaborations.


The ideal candidate has an MSc or PhD, a strong background in epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics or a related discipline and has demonstrated scientific productivity. Applicants should have a good expertise with statistical/bioinformatic software packages (SAS, STATA or R). The applicant will have a high affinity for biomedical and translational research, will be familiar with working in an interactive/interdisciplinary team and have good communication and organisation skills. Experience with high-dimensional data and high proficiency in written and spoken English are strong advantages.

We are looking forward to receiving your application. The application should be a single PDF file sent by using the Apply button containing a cover letter, a CV, copies of relevant transcripts/diplomas and the names and contact details of three referees.

Deadline is April 15th, 2018.

Interviews will take place in April and May 2018. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Christian Herder (christian.herder@ddz.uni-duesseldorf.de).


The German Diabetes Center (DDZ) is a Leibniz Institute for diabetes research at Heinrich Heine University (HHU) Düsseldorf. The DDZ is one of the leading interdisciplinary research institute for diabetes in Europe linking molecular and cell biological basic research with clinical, epidemiological and health services related research approaches.

The DDZ aims to develop novel approaches to prevention, early detection and diagnosis of diabetes and to improve the therapy and care of diabetes and its complications. The DDZ is a member of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), a national association that brings together experts in all fields of diabetes research.