Universitätsmedizin Göttingen

PhD Student (m/f/d) Medical Statistics

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11.09.2020 - 11:53


The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7,900 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, located near the center of Germany, the University Medical Center Göttingen is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities. 

Within the Faculty of Medicine and at the ‘Göttingen campus’, the Department of Medical Statistics (Head: Prof. Dr. Tim Friede) offers a statistical advisory service and teaching in the fields of biometric and bioinformatic analysis of clinical and genomic data. Members of the Department also conduct research in the fields of adaptive designs of clinical trials, evidence synthesis, survival analysis, causal inference and the statistical analysis of high-dimensional data.



  • Development of statistical methodologies in the field of observational studies in Epidemiology (survival analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning)
  • Analysis of real-world data in the context of a DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research) project group
  • Implementation of the new methods in statistical software (preferably in R)
  • Publication of the results and their presentation at scientific conferences


  • Master degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Biometry or a related field
  • Interest in the development and application of statistical methods in Epidemiology
  • Very good knowledge in statistical software packages (especially in R)
  • High proficiency in English
  • High level of motivation, ability to work in a team, proactive personality, scientific curiosity and willingness to learn


We offer diverse possibilities of internal and external professional training.

Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

We look forward to receiving your application by 18.09.2020:


University Medical Center Göttingen

Institut für Medizinische Statistik

Prof. Dr. Sarah Friedrich

Humboldtallee 32

37073 Göttingen

Tel.: 0551/39-4990

Fax: 0551/39-4995

E-Mail: sekretariat.ams@med.uni-goettingen.de

Web: http://www.ams.med.uni-goettingen.de/


Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.

Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.


Frau Sarah Friedrich
Humboldtallee 32
37073 Göttingen
+49 551394990

Art der Beschäftigung


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Institut / Einrichtung
Institut für Medizinische Statistik
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
fixed-term contract (initially for 2 years)


salary according to TV-L