Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am HIGH - Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (m/f/d)

The Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH) is looking for a HiWi to assist with several projects in the research group. The group works on a wide variety of research, with foci being medication effectiveness, health services research, and population health issues. One key data source for these projects is household survey data, particularly the Demographic and Health Surveys. The group is also working on randomized intervention studies in low- and middle-income country settings, electronic health record data, and the re-analysis of clinical trial data. The HiWi will work under the guidance of Dr. Pascal Geldsetzer and other researchers at Heidelberg and Stanford University. The number of hours per months is negotiable. Working remotely is possible.

  • Job-ID: V000010070
  • Field of application: Heidelberg Institute of Global Health
  • Location: Heidelberg
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • Job Category: Science and teaching
  • Working hours: Part time (85 Hours/Month)
  • Published: 24.05.2024
  • Limitation:Temporary
  • Contract:Sonstige

Requirements and Offer

  • A university degree with quantitative training or quantitative research experience. A degree in a health-related subject is not required to apply
  • Experience coding in R or other statistical software programs (e.g., Stata, Python, or SAS)
  • Good communication skills in English (knowledge of German is not necessary)


A medical background is not needed. The HiWi will be an author on publications to which he/she has contributed.

Contact & Application

Interested candidates should send a CV in German or English to Dr. Pascal Geldsetzer at pascal.geldsetzer@uni-heidelberg.de. A cover letter is not required.


Heidelberg Institute of Global Health
Dr. Pascal Geldsetzer
Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.3
69120 Heidelberg
pascal.geldsetzer@uni-heidelberg.de

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