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

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

Neuherberg (bei München), Germany

Work group:

Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management

Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Starting date:


Contract time limit:


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.

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.

The Group of Economics and Management of Diabetes is looking at the next possible time for a

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

Job Description

You will

concept, plan and conduct research activities in ongoing and new projects and develop your own research portfolio based on your PhD in the research field of the groupcontribute with your expertise and knowledge to existing national and international collaborations and projects or/and initiate new onhave the opportunity to use data from a large population-based research platform (KORA) or actively shape the data collection process of future survey roundshave the opportunity to join the German Center for Diabetes Research and benefit from the respective resources and networkssupervise master and PhD students

Your Qualifications

Profound expertise in empirical analyses, health economic modelling, or evidence synthesisGood track record in the Area of ​​empirical data analysis, decision analysis / modeling or evidence synthesisPrevious experience in the field of non communicable diseaseExperience in leading or willingness to lead projectsTeam – oriented working style and passion for work in a multidisciplinary team

Our Offer

At the Helmholtz Zentrum München, you can contribute together with leading researchers to the investigation of the development, prevention and treatment of environmental diseases such as diabetes, chronic lung diseases and allergies. In order to further promote your professional development, we offer extensive and targeted research training and career programmes. We support the reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models, occupational health management, day care facility for children, a childcare subsidy, Elder Care, as well as other counseling and support services.

Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (TV EntgO Bund).

The position is (initially) limited to three years

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. In order to increase the proportion of women in management positions, we would be pleased to receive corresponding applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application until 04/15/2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019/0079