The specific tasks involved in this position are the further expansion of the epidemiological register Schwaben, the interaction with the Rhineland Study of the DZNE (Prof. M. Breteler), and international cohorts in Norway, Sweden, and China.
The position offers an excellent environment, access to state-of the art technologies and opportunities for scientific collaborations locally and throughout the DZNE. For additional information on research programs and facilities, see www.dzne.de.
Successful candidates (f/m) should have a PhD in epidemiology or an MD with a master degree in epidemiology (MPH). Of particular interest are neuroscientists and clinical scientists interested in mechanisms of neurological disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. The primary criteria for appointment will be a strong record of innovative research and academic performance, as well as high potential for establishing a rigorous and substantial independent research program, and fruitful collaborations. The candidates shall have experience in the design, conduct and analysis of population-based epidemiological studies or registries, ideally also including the collection and use of biomarkers, with a track record of excellent publications. The Ulm site is engaged in translational research of neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal dementia and Huntington´s disease, and open to investigation of other rare diseases.