Vacancies 71282-Postdoc-clinical-epidemiology
  • 32-36 hours a week
  • Temporary
  • 3 year
  • Date of publication: 17 October 2019
  • Deadline: 14 November 2019
  • Scale 10: min € 2826 - max € 4481 gross per month at full employment (excl. vacation bonus and end of year payments)
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Job description

At the Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, one of the 18 research themes is urological cancers. In this theme, researchers with a diverse background work together on knowledge gaps in the fields of bladder, prostate and kidney cancer. With this position, we aim to hire a colleague who can help the urologists and cancer epidemiologists with the writing of grant proposals for clinically oriented research questions. 

Tasks and responsibilities
You will familiarize yourself in the clinical management of patients with bladder cancer and the literature around knowledge gaps in this disease. You will discuss potential solutions to these gaps with all stakeholders, including patients, coordinate pilot studies and write draft grant proposals.


  • A PhD in epidemiology or a related subject.
  • Some proof of successful grant acquisition.
  • Strong communicative skills in English.


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, such as the Department of Urology.

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

Upon commencement of employment we require a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) and there will be, depending on the type of job, 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.

Please apply before November 14, 2019.
Recruitment agencies are asked not to respond to this job posting.

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