​ Post Doctoral Assistant Researcher (Statistics) – DOCNet

Annoucement : “Investigador auxiliar (sem exclusividade)”


Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000003 - Diabetes & obesity at the crossroads between Oncological and Cardiovascular diseases – a system analysis NETwork towards precision medicine (DOCnet)

Admission requirements: The successful candidate should have a PhD in Biostatistics, Medical statistics, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent and have training and professional experience in longitudinal data analysis with repeated measurements of outcomes, linear and logistic regression, mixed (hierarchical) models, survival analysis, calculations on incidence data from dynamic cohorts, decision trees;. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cohort studies projects. Candidates are expected to write and to speak English fluently. Portuguese fluency is not essential.


Activity Outline: The researcher will be responsible for providing appropriate statistical input in the design, implementation and analysis of studies and the production of scientific papers.


Work place: Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, Portugal.


Duration: The initial duration of the position is 12 months, with a predicted a starting date of October 2016, and a possible extension up to the end of the project in 30th of April 2019. The financial aspects are outlined in the budget allowance of the project, which assigns a salary of 2027.88€ per month (adding the food allowance)


Selection criteria: The selection methods used will be curriculum evaluation (50%) and interview (50%). There will be a pre-selection based on ranking by curriculum evaluation, being summoned to interview the selected candidates.


Notification of results: The ranking list of candidates will be published at ISPUP website (http://www.ispup.up.pt), and the selected candidate will be notified by email and telephone.



Members of the Jury:

President: Henrique Barros

Member: Ana Cristina Santos

Member: Milton Severo


Call start and finish dates: 4th of August and finish in the 2nd of September 2016.


Documents Required: Applications must be formalized, necessarily, by an application letter attaching the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, academic certificate, a letter of reference and a letter of motivation.


Applications must be sent by email to “secretaria@ispup.up.pt” or personal delivery to Joana Ferreira, Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas 135, 4050-600 Porto, within the timeframe of the call and the subject “Investigador auxiliar (Statistics) – DOCNet”.

Results List:



The selected candidate was:


  1. Carla Maria Gonçalves de Macedo Moreira


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