The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.
Applicants must hold a master degree (or an equivalent to the Norwegian master degree) in biostatistics or within a relevant field (bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, medicine, social or natural sciences) with good knowledge of statistics and experience in statistical modelling and use of statistical software. Experience in handling large datasets will be an advantage.
Universitetet i Oslo Information
Founded in 1811, Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 208 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:
- Applicants must hold a master degree (or an equivalent to the Norwegian master degree) in biostatistics or within a relevant field (bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, medicine, social or natural sciences) with good knowledge of statistics and experience in statistical modelling and use of statistical software. Experience in handling large datasets will be an advantage.
- Applicants must be granted admission to the Faculty’s PhD program
- We seek a candidate with high motivation to work with statistics in medical research and carry out the described project effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
- High working capacity
- Independent, precise and organized working skills
- Good collaborative skills
- Excellent command of written and oral English
The mode of applying is online. The application must include
- Application letter (including a summary of the applicant’s scientific work and interests and describing how she/he fits the description of the person we seek)
- CV (education since high school (place, grade), positions held and details of academic work)
- List of publications, published abstracts, presentations
- Copies of educational certificates and transcripts of records
- Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
The application with attachments is to be delivered in our electronic recruiting system EasyCruit. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.