Vacancies 52361-Assistant-/-Associate-professor-in-clinical-epidemiology
  • 36 hours a week
  • Temporary
  • 4 year tenure track with a possible extension for a permanent position
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Job description

At the Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, bachelor and master students in biomedical sciences and medicine as well as PhD candidates in health sciences are being trained in research methodology. Clinical epidemiology is at the roots of this research methodology.

The assistant / associate professor in clinical epidemiology will be part of a team of epidemiologists, biostatisticians and health technology experts that is responsible for a high level training program in research methods. The team also provides consultation services to the Radboudumc researchers. You will be responsible for the clinical epidemiology teaching program and will also build up a new research line on prediction research with applications primarily in the area in cancer (epidemiology). You report to the head of the Department. 

Tasks and responsibilities
You will be active in teaching (~ 0.5fte), consulting and research (~0.5 fte). You will teach clinical epidemiology from the basics up to advanced prediction modeling to (bio)medical students and PhD candidates, mostly from a self-directed learning perspective and during coaching sessions and interactive lectures. For this, you also (co)develop teaching materials. You will be responsible for the clinical epidemiology curriculum content in the two curricula. In consulting, you will aid biomedical researchers in designing studies and analytical approaches. In research, you will build up your own research line by acquiring grants that have a focus on clinical questions in the area of cancer and/or methodological innovations.


  • A PhD in epidemiology, (bio)statistics or a closely related subject;
  • Extensive teaching experience and a good scientific track record with proof of successful grant acquisition;
  • Strong communicative skills in English and you speak Dutch or are willing to learn Dutch on a short notice.


The Department for Health Evidence consists of 90 employees with expertise in biostatistics, health technology assessment, cancer epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology and risk assessment, offering a multidisciplinary environment for methodological research in medicine. All specializations work in close collaboration with many clinical departments in the Radboudumc. 

Radboudumc strives to be a leading developer of sustainable, innovative and affordable healthcare to improve the health and wellbeing of people and society in the Netherlands and beyond. This is the core of our mission: To have a significant impact on healthcare. To get a better picture of what this entails, check out our strategy.

Read more about what it means to work at Radboudumc and how you can do your part.

Employment conditions

The gross monthly salary, depending on education and experience will be scale 11/12 (€ 3.808 max. € 5.944) or scale 13/14 (€ 5.297 max. € 7.085) based on a full-time working week (excl. vacation bonus and 8,3% end of year payments). 

Upon commencement of employment we require a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) and there will be a screening based on the provided CV. Radboud university medical center’s HR Department will apply for this certificate on your behalf.

Read more about the Radboudumc employment conditions and what our International Office can do for you when moving to the Netherlands.

Comments and contact information

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Bart Kiemeney, chair Department of Health Evidence via +31 (0)24 309 21 36. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

This vacancy is open until filled.
Recruitment agencies are asked not to respond to this job posting.

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