Better together. For life.

Research Associate Junior - Statistics


Research Associate Junior - Statistics

Full-time: 38.5 hours| Part-time| Temporary| Location: Hamburg Eppendorf| University Heart and Vascular Center | Clinic for Cardiology

At the UKE, we are convinced that successful and fulfilling work should be harmonised with the personal needs and individual life plans of all employees. Together we can make this possible.

Every day a little more. Every day a little better.

What to expect

We are the UKE – the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf [Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf]. A pulsating centre of health in the heart of Hamburg. When you are surrounded by that much energy and when progress sets the pace, no two days are the same. More than 14,400 employees with very different responsibilities are united by the same goal: ensuring health and well-being.

Your tasks

  • Participation in the planning, methodological support and evaluation of medical research projects
  • Creation of statistical analysis plans, processing and statistical evaluation of large medical data sets using a statistical programming language
  • Participation in the preparation of scientific publications and funding applications
  • Documentation odf research results
  • Data management and analysis
  • Participation in biometric-statistical advice
  • Constructing, securing and maintaining large databases: data harmonization, data validation, data cleaning and query management
  • Guidance and supervision of data collection
  • Creation of project-related data exports
  • Support of the participating study centers (electronically/by telephone)
  • Preferably, maintenance of a project website (javascript) with regard to current data sets/publications The project related position is limited to three years. An extension is pursued. The focus of our work is, among others, the investigation of the prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors. You work with very large, partly international data sets of clinical and epidemiological studies. You can expect varied working tasks in an interdisciplinary team with a great atmosphere.

What we look forward to

  • Academic degree in the field of statistics or biometrics or mathematics or natural sciences with relevant additional training or several years of practical work experience
  • Experience with server-based databases
  • Very good knowledge of statistical methodology and the statistical programming language R
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Good communication skills, also in an international context
  • Confident written and spoken English language skills in the context of clinical studies
  • Basics in medicine/biology/epidemiology preferable
  • Interest in clinical studies and statistical method research
  • Ability to quickly and independently familiarize oneself with new subjects is mandatory
  • Commitment, sense of responsibility, flexibility, coordination and organizational skills, quick perception, independence, ability to work in a team
  • Independent, careful and responsible work
  • Knowledge of creating websites and ongoing support (Javascript) preferable

What we can offer

  • Regular pay according to TVöD/VKA; attractive company pension plan and various employee discounts
  • 30 days of vacation; possibility of special leave
  • Central location: Our clinic is centrally located at the beautiful Eppendorfer Park
  • Sustainable travel: subsidies for the HVV-ProfiTicket and Dr. Bike bicycle service; option to lease a service bike
  • Crisis-proof workplace, meaningful activity, appreciative interaction and open exchange of knowledge within the team; structured induction training
  • Opportunity to actively shape and develop the working environment within the framework of our employee program (UKE INside).
  • Family-friendly working environment: cooperation on childcare, free vacation care, advice for employees with relatives in need of care
  • Excellent health, prevention and sports offers
  • Healthy and varied lunch break: In addition to our canteen, there is a rich selection of culinary offerings just a few steps away, for example the "Health Kitchen" cafés and bistros, as well as other snack bars, bakers, a supermarket, etc.

The UKE

We are the UKE - and we stand for excellent competence in the areas of research, teaching and comprehensive health care in our clinics. Every day our 14.400 employees strive to make the world a little healthier by their contribution.

It is our aim to be one of the leading University Medical Centers and, at the same time, the best employer in our industry. At the UKE, we are convinced that successful and fulfilling work should be harmonised with the personal needs and individual life plans of all employees. And as different as these are, as diverse is our range of individual solutions.

Better together. For life.
Welcome to the UKE.


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We live and value diversity
We offer a work environment providing equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, sexual identity, disability, origin or religion. This is affirmed by our accession to the Charter of Diversity.

We explicitly strive to increase the proportion of women in management positions, especially among scientific staff in research and teaching.

The same applies in case of an underrepresentation of one's gender in the advertising area. People with severe disabilities will be considered with priority in case of equal suitability, qualification and professional performance.
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Your Perspective

Hamburg and its UKE. As one of the largest employers in the Hanseatic city, we stand for excellent competence in the areas of research, teaching and comprehensive health care in our clinics. Every day our 14.100 employees strive to make the world a little healthier by their contribution.

With more than 140 different job profiles – in nursing, the various healthcare professions, in medical and medical-technical services or therapeutic and educational professions as well as in research and teaching up to a career in administration or in the technology and service area – we are the ideal place for everyone who wants to keep getting better with us.

Better together. For life.
Welcome to the UKE.


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Contact

Contact: Dr. Ojeda, Head of Statistics team, tel.: (040) 7410- 28287, E-Mail: f.ojeda-echevarria@uke.de

Please note that your application can only be considered if you are fully immunised against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (at the latest at the start of engagement), supported by valid official vaccination certificate(s). Please submit these with your application

We look forward to receiving your complete application by 12.12.2022 stating reference code WS22944_engl.

Please apply via BEWERBUNG@UKE.DE

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