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Postdoc Biomedical Data Scientist

Do you want to combine research and teaching? And do you want to contribute to projects involving advanced data analytics, data science, and modelling? Then join us as a postdoc at the Department of Biomedical Data Sciences.

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Albinusdreef, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 uur
€ 4615 per maand


The position will include two elements: teaching and research. For the teaching part, which entails approx. 70% of this position, you will develop educational material on Data Science in our bachelor’s and master’s programs Biomedical Sciences and in the master’s program Statistics and data Science. This will be in close collaboration with the Biomedical Data Science community in the LUMC and the educational directors of these programs. You will also be involved in the actual teaching of this material. Research responsibilities include the application of advanced statistical, bioinformatics, and machine learning methods in medical projects.


You hold a PhD (or equivalent international degree) preferably in biomedical sciences with proven experience in a field such as biomedical data science, biomedical statistics or bioinformatics. Preferably you have teaching and research experience in at least one of the following core areas: research design and (data) analysis, biostatistics or data engineering, storage and retrieval. Furthermore you hold a record of authored publications or articles in preparation. You have the ability to be self-directed with broadly-defined limits on assignments. Also you have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Finally, skills in R programming languages (software development) and experience with data manipulation and machine learning libraries are required.


You will be employed on the basis of 36 hours per week. The duration of your employment on the project will be 18 months, with a possible extension of another 12 months. Your salary is based on your education and experience and is a maximum of  € 4,615 gross per month for a full time position (scale 10 in the Collective Labour Agreement for University Hospitals).

Additional information

More information

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

Contact details

Prof. dr. Ewout Steyerberg, head of the Department of Biomedical Data Sciences

Telephone: +31 (0)6-44726297

For more information on the educational part of this vacancy you can also contact dr. Jolanda van der Zee, program director master Biomedical Sciences, J.van_der_Zee@lumc.nl