Research Assistant (Post-Doc or PhD-Position) in Clinic for psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy
Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Faculty of Medicine

The Clinic for psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, faculty of medicine of the Justus-LiebigUniversitaet Giessen and the Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, invite applications for a

Research Assistant
(Post-Doc or PhD-Position)

The position is available as of now until July 31st, 2020. The position is assigned to the Third-party funded
cooperation project in the area of mental health and gender research. The salary of the position is determined
by payment group E 13 according to the collective labor agreement of the State of Hessen (TV-H). The
employment takes place at the JLU. The workplace is located at the Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich.

Job description
 Participation in the BMBF project "Gender-Sensitive Analyses of mental health trajectories and
implications for prevention: A multi-cohort consortium - GESA"
 Data harmonization of the KORA cohort data with GESA
 KORA data analysis both separately and aggregated with GESA
 Contribution to the development of gender-sensitive prevention and care
 Close cooperation with the other GESA partners and study centers

Your Qualification
 You have a completed academic university degree (Master) in Epidemiology or related life science
degree with expertise in mental health (medicine & psychology)
 Good statistical background and ability to handle data sets in SAS / R
 Good knowledge of standard bio-informatics tools to handle genetic information is an advantage,
however not a prerequisite
 Advanced communications skills in spoken and written English and Scientific writing, German is an
 High motivation, scientific curiosity and commitment to scientific excellence
 Enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment

Justus Liebig University Giessen is seeking a larger percentage of women in academia; therefore, qualified
female researchers are especially encouraged to apply. The university sees itself as a family-friendly university.
Applicants with children are most welcome. A division of the position in two half-day posts is basically possible
under the Hessian Equal Opportunities Act.

Please send your application (no e-mail, please) starting the reference number 507/11 witrh the usual documents
until August 28th, 2019 to Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Kruse Klinik für Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie,
Friedrichstraße 33, 35392 Gießen. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference.
Please only submit copies of your application documents without document files or folders, as they cannot be
returned after the application procedure is completed.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich:

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