Research Assistant (m/f/d)

Heidelberg University Hospital


January 15, 2022


Research Assistant (m/f/d)

full time – JobID: P0025V500

March 2022 searched for Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine.

This position is limited to 1 year. With the possibility to extend another year.

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Heidelberg University Hospital covers patient care in tropical medicine on a national level and is embedded in a research-active university campus. We need your support for the growing number of funded projects we have acquired. The position is limited to 1 year with the possibility to extend another year. You will be supporting the management, monitoring, implementation and analysis of diagnostics clinical studies, analyses and systematic reviews.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The specific activities will include but not be limited to:

  • Supporting the team in project planning and project management and enabling progress towards pre-determined goals. Primary focus of projects: diagnostic studies, and demonstration/implementation studies, data analyses (including travel)
  • Leading on projects (e.g. survey or systematic review) under supervision of a team member
  • Interact with international network of partners in academia, industry as well as implementation partners, nationally and internationally
  • Supporting the writing of publications and scientific presentations (incl. travel for presentations)
  • Prerequisites

  • A good understanding of other infectious diseases; An understanding of tuberculosis would be an added benefit.
  • Scientific background in epidemiology: A master degree epidemiology, public health or similar would be of benefit.
  • Experience in clinical trial planning, execution and monitoring would be an added benefit. Experience with Good Clinical Practice. Relevant experience working in low and middle-income countries would be an added benefit.
  • Project management skills
  • Willingness to expand knowledge base and take on new topics. Work well in teams of multi-cultural backgrounds; effective communication.
  • What we offer

  • Target-oriented individual further education and training opportunities
  • Targeted training on the job
  • Ticket for public transport
  • Possibility of child care (crèche and kindergarten) as well as subsidy for holiday care for school children
  • Active health promotion
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to the university library and other university facilities (e.g. university sports)
  • Contact & Application


    Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2022. Please send a motivation letter as well as a CV via eMail.

    Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg Zentrum für Infektiologie Sektion für Infektions- und Tropenmedizin Angelika Sandritter Im Neuenheimer Feld 324 69120 Heidelberg

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