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May 18, 2022

NEAR is looking for a Data Scientist

NEAR is looking for a highly capable system developer with a central role in the development of the national e-infrastructure for aging research (NEAR). Your daily work will include a mix of system development, maintenance of existing systems, system communication, data management (transformation, uploading, extraction) and statistical strategies for harmonization. The system developer will be part of the research group and have opportunity to carry out their own research projects.

The employment is a fixed-term employment of two years full-time.

Your profile
In addition to the requested background, we are looking for you who have the capacity to work in interdisciplinary working groups but can also work independently, take your own initiatives and problem-free. The applicant must also have good organizational skills, be detail-oriented and have a good communication ability.

Requirements
– A bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. IT, engineering, statistics).
– Work experience in data analysis or related field (e.g. as a statistician, data scientist, data architect).
– Experience of most statistical programs (e.g. R, Stata, Mplus).
– Skills in data statistics and making graphs

Meritorious knowledge, skills and abilities
– A master’s or doctoral degree in a quantitative discipline
– Experience of machine learning on large amounts of data.
– Experience of working with tools for secure handling of sensitive information (ie encryption).
– Experience of database languages ​​(e.g. SQL, MongoDB
– Experience in web development and maintenance (e.g. PHP, HTML, JavaScript).
– System knowledge in Windows and Linux and its services and networks
– Good oral and written communication skills in English

Read more and apply latest by 31 May 2022.

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June 13, 2022

NEAR at the Nordic Congress of Gerontology

Photo: Maja Rudolphson For three days 8-10 June, NEAR attended the 26th edition of Nordic Congress of Gerontology which this year took place in Odense in Denmark. The theme of this year’s congress was CHANGE & CONTINUITY and NEAR participated as one of the sponsors and had an exhibition booth where we presented NEAR and […]

June 7, 2022

NEAR attended the SNAC 20 year Jubileum retreat

NEAR consist of 15 databases and four of those belong to Swedish National Study on Aging and Care (SNAC). This year SNAC celebrating 20 year, and recently they met at a Jubileum retreat in Stockholm archepelago. Researchers and the data collection staff working with the SNAC met at Djurönäset, Stockholm, during a two-days retreat on […]

April 21, 2022

NEAR – Swedish Meeting for Alzheimer Research

NEAR participated at the Swedish Meeting for Alzheimer Research in Aula Medica, Stockholm. The KI President, Ole Petter Ottersen opened the conference followed by H.M. Queen Silvia. The NEAR Scientific Coordinator, Debora Rizzuto, held a presentation about dementia research within NEAR. Other speakers during the day included the NEAR Board members, Lars Nyberg and Miia […]