Biostatistician fellow position

A comparative selection procedure, based on qualifications and interview, is launched for the awarding of a research grant, lasting 4 months, for The Molecular and Pharmaco-Epidemiology Unit of the Department of Experimental Oncology.



Those who possess the following requirements and/or qualifications can participate in the selection:

  • or MSc. in biostatistics-related subject (statistics, biology, bioinformatics, mathematics, physics, etc.).
  • Programming skills (SAS, R, preferable).
  • Good English level.
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to multitask and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to work in team and desire to collaborate with other biostatisticians in the group is essential.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to timely delivery of results.



  • Master degrees in Biostatistics or Medical Statistics or equal experience.
  • Prior experience working with large-scale datasets using high performance computing environments is desirable.
  • Experience with cancer studies and epidemiology.
  • Experience with database construction and maintenance.



The selected person will be involved and trained on the following activities:

  • Perform univariate and multivariate analyses of clinical and biological data, with possible application of machine learning approaches for –omics data.
  • Participate in the study design and interpretation of results.
  • Contribute to statistical analysis process optimization and standardization.
  • Participate to the development of scientific databases and their application in clinical studies.
  • Writing study protocols and documentation.
  • Draft scientific papers.