Postdoc or Scientist – Health Economics – Diabetes Research (f/m/d)

Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)

Garching, Germany

Work group:

Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management



Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts



Starting date:

01.02.2020



Contract time limit:

31.01.2022



Job description:

As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.


Here you will find a vibrant international scientific environment. With renowned scientists
and an excellent infrastructure, you make an important contribution to improving the quality of life of people.


The Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management analyzes approaches to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care. Using empirical methods, we investigate economic, socioeconomic and management issues as well as new technologies at the level of health systems and populations.


In the research group Economics and Management of Diabetes we are looking at the next possible time for a


Postdoc or Scientist – Health Economics – Diabetes Research (f/m/d)
2019/0370

Your responsibilities


You will


concept, plan and conduct research activities in ongoing and new projectsconduct statistical analyses using different data sources (claims data, survey data) and disseminate the results in publicationsupervise studentshave the opportunity to develop your own research profile within the scope of the research group

Your qualification


PhD (or Master) in health economics, health services research, public health, epidemiology or statisticsProfound expertise in empirical analyses or health economic modellingExperience in the research field of non-communicable diseasesExperience in leading or willingness to lead projectsTeam-oriented working style and passion for work in a multidisciplinary team

What we offer you


A challenging and versatile field of work providing you with the freedom to follow your instinct and be creative. With the help of extensive and goal-orientated professional development measures and career-building programmes we encourage you to grow as a person. To ensure a good work/life balance we assist you with flexible working hours, in-house health management, a nursery, and an “Elder Care” concept as well as other consultation and support options.


Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and research institutes it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.


Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund).


The position is (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.

As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. To increase the share of women in management positions we very much welcome the respective applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.


Curious? If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Michael Laxy on +49 89 3187-4175, who will be happy to be of assistance.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application until December 31st, 2019.






Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019/0370

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