Record linkage / data miner fellow (60-100%)
The South African HIV Cancer Match (SAM) study is an NIH and Swiss National Science Foundation funded study that uses probabilistic record linkage methods to create a national cohort of unique patients using HIV laboratory data (CD4 counts, viral load, HIV tests) and link this cohort to the National Cancer Registry data in South Africa. The Project is done in close collaboration with the National Cancer Registry and the National Health Laboratory Service in Johannesburg and the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon.
The Record linkage / data miner fellow (60-100%) will be responsible to conduct, support and supervise record linkages with large scale health data from South Africa.
Appointment is available starting June 1st 2017 and is offered initially for one year with possible extension for two years. The position will be based at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Please send your CV with motivation letter no later than May 1st 2017.