Postdoctoral Position in Epidemiology or Biostatistics in Paris

Postdoctoral Position in Epidemiology or Biostatistics in Paris.
Institut Pasteur. Inserm. Univ. Saint Quentin en Yvelines. FR

We are currently seeking to recruit a post-doctoral researcher at the Institut Pasteur Unit “Epidemiology and Modeling of bacterial Evasion to Antibacterials” (director, Didier Guillemot ; which is also the “Anti-infective Evasion and Pharmacoepidemiology” Inserm/Univ. Saint Quentin en Yvelines Team of the CESP research center (Centre for Epidemiology and Public health, Villejuif, France).

The global aim of the project, funded by the French Ministry of Solidarity and Health, is to study and estimate the incidence and long-term (5 years) outcome of sepsis in patients hospitalized in France at a national level using data from French health databases (SNDS).

Applicants should have a PhD in Epidemiology or Biostatistics and good programming skills in SAS and R. Training in epidemiological methods would be an asset, as well as previous experience with medico-administrative databases. He/she should also be open to data mining techniques.

The selected candidate will work in close collaboration with scientists having expertise in epidemiology, biostatistics, SNDS and infectious diseases. He/she will also participate in the “mutual support SNDS community” setting up with the French Health Data Hub. The position includes leading statistical analysis and manuscript writing in collaboration with the research team. The selected candidate will be encouraged to present the findings of the project at scientific conferences as well as to administrative authorities.

The start date is ASAP, the duration of the position is of 24 to 36 months and it will be located at Institut Pasteur, Paris.

Salary will be based on qualifications and experience according to the Inserm salary grid.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their CV, a short research statement, a preferred start date, one manuscript (published or unpublished), and the names of 2-3 reference persons.

Please send applications and potential enquiries to Laurence Watier (