Biostatistician, MSc or PhD (80% to 100%)

We are seeking a

Biostatistician, MSc or PhD (80% to 100%)

You will be collaborating in a dynamic team of clinical epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and clinical researchers and directly working under a senior medical statistician’s guidance to provide support for epidemiological and clinical research projects from different surgical departments.

Core responsibilities:

  • Statistical collaboration with clinical researchers, with support from more experienced statisticians/epidemiologists, in the context of observational studies, large registry data and pragmatic clinical trials
  • Participation in the protocol development, to define an appropriate study design and suitable statistical methodologies, calculating sample sizes and writing the statistical section
  • Data management and data preparation
  • Statistical modeling, analysis and reporting, contributing to publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Providing statistical input in the development of funding applications for clinical research may be required


  • PhD or MSc qualification in statistics/mathematics or related field
  • Experience in statistical modeling and analysis in the health care or medical research setting, with data handling and analytical skills
  • Proven experience with statistical software (e.g., R, SAS)
  • Good database and statistical programming skills
  • Experience in epidemiological study designs and relevant advanced analytical techniques
  • Ability to efficiently manage projects in parallel and keeping deadlines, and to communicate statistical methods and results to non-statisticians
  • A proven ability to work effectively within a team to achieve timely and valued objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of English (German is not a prerequisite but of advantage)


  • The opportunity to work in an academic environment with a dynamic, successful international team dedicated to high quality research
  • A commitment to your career development and training

The position is available from 1st January 2022, for a minimum of 1 year. Salary is commensurate with experience (University of Basel rating system). Applicants should hold EU work permission. Informal enquiries and submission of applications with CV, list of publications and 3 references may be made to:

Soheila Aghlmandi, PhD

Senior Biostatistician/team lead

Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

University Hospital Basel

CH-4031 Basel

Tel 0041-61-328 5406