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May 28, 2021

Deadline: 17 June 2021 – NEAR is looking for a Biostatistician

NEAR is looking for a statistician to provide biostatistical and epidemiological support to the NEAR projects’ researchers. Primary job duties include: 1) Working as a member of a research team/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies; 2) Participating in the development of operations and procedures for the harmonization, cleaning and management of statistical data; 3) Processing large amounts of data for statistical modelling and graphic analysis; 4) Participating in the preparation of written and oral reports that summarize the analysis of data, interprets the results and provides conclusions and recommendations.

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We are looking for you who have the required background and the capability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, to be independent and able to take initiatives as well as to find solutions. The applicants must also possess good organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication abilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related fields.
  • Work experience in data analysis preferably in the aging research field.
  • Knowledge of statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, M-plus).
  • Demonstrated programming skills with proficiency in STATA, R or SAS.
  • Excellent data visualization skills.
  • Excellent command of data reduction technics (e.g., cluster analysis, PCA, factor analysis etc.).
  • Experience in data harmonization of multiple datasets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

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December 1, 2021

NEAR presented at the 7th annual Big Data Conference at Linnaeus University

The Database Coordinator of NEAR, Alexander Darin-Mattsson presented NEAR at the 7th annual Big Data Conference at Linnaeus University Centre for Data Intensive Sciences and Applications (DISA) in Växjö, Sweden, 1 December 2021.   

December 1, 2021

NEAR presented at the Center for Alzheimer Research morning coffee

The Scientific Communicator of NEAR, Linnea Sjöberg, presented NEAR at the virtual morning coffee meeting with the Center for Alzheimer Research (CAR) at Karolinska Institutet (KI), 1 December 2021. The seminar rendered a lot of discussion on the possibilities and potential use of the NEAR data among the participating researchers.    

October 27, 2021

NEAR’s third workshop, 27 October 2021

NEAR’s third workshop entitled: ”Methodological issues in harmonizing and pooling of data” was conducted on-site, as well as online with 70 attending participants. It was chaired by Debora Rizzuto. After a short update and welcome addressed by Laura Fratiglioni, Alexander Darin-Mattsson and Xiaonan Hu presented how to conduct a study within NEAR and demonstrated the […]