Biostatistician, MSc or PhD (60 to 100%)

You will be working in a young and dynamic team of clinical epidemiologists, biostatisticians and clinical researchers.

Main Responsibility

  • Protocol development and statistical analyses of observational studies, large registry data and pragmatic clinical trials
  • Support internal staff and PhD students in statistical analyses
  • Collaboration with researchers from academia and industry


  • PhD or MSc qualification in statistics/mathematics or related field
  • Good experience in statistical analysis in the health care or medical research setting
  • Experience in epidemiological study designs and relevant advanced analytical techniques
  • Strong statistical programming skills in SAS and R
  • Ability to efficiently manage projects in parallel and to communicate statistical methods and results to non-statisticians
  • Excellent knowledge of English (German is not a prerequisite but of advantage)

This position is open from January 1st 2017 for a minimum of 2 years. Salary is commensurate with experience (University of Basel rating system). Applicants should hold EU work permission.

Informal enquiries or submission of applications with CV, list of publications and 3 references may be made to:

Prof. Heiner C. Bucher, MD MPH
Head of Institute

Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics University Hospital Basel Spitalstrasse 12, 1st floor CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland

Telefon +41 61 556 5100
Fax +41 61 265 3109