Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)

Epidemiologist (Scientist / Postdoc) (m/f/d)

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)

Berlin, Germany

The MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC) is a member of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers, supported by the Federal Government of Germany and the Land Berlin. For our molecular epidemiology group we invite applications for the position of one

Epidemiologist (Scientist / Postdoc) (m/f/d)

As part of the Helmholtz Initiative on Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, the MDC will contribute to investigating the impact of climate extremes on health and disease, particularly on cardiovascular disease. The MDC is a member of the NAKO e. V., which runs the German National Cohort (NAKO Gesundheitsstudie), a population based study, including 200.000 participants from different regions of Germany.


  • project planning, management and organization
  • development of data analysis plans
  • collaboration with national and international partners
  • assembling and preparation of information on cardiovascular diseases and climate data
  • analyze associations between climate data and cardiovascular health data (also including biomarkers)
  • analyze effect modifications / interactions
  • data analysis, publication in national and international peer reviewed journals


  • master’s degree in epidemiology or public health
  • master’s degree in life sciences (nutrition, biology) or medical degree
  • doctoral degree
  • fluent in English and German
  • experience in the tasks listed in the job description

Salary is according to the German TVöD E 13 (Bund).

Employment will be as soon as possible with an initial contract for a two years period.

The MDC has a strong commitment to diversity and actively supports equal opportunities for all employees regardless of their origin, religion, ideology, disability, age or sexual identity. We look forward to applications from people who are open-minded and enjoy working in diverse teams.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Tobias Pischon, e-mail:

Please, send your application including all documents indicating the registration number 11155/2019 until November 3, 2019 preferably by e-mail to as pdf files (2 files of 5 MB at the maximum) as we do not return any papers.

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Epidemiologist (Scientist / Postdoc) (m/f/d)