Activities

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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Deadline 15 May: NEAR is looking for a Database Coordinator

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April 8, 2024

Database Workshop Meeting in Karlskrona

On April 8-9, NEAR database managers met at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) in Karlskrona for a two-day workshop onsite and online. The first day started with welcoming and updating everyone about recent NEAR activities. This was followed by two well-attended presentations by Robert Thiesmeier, who discussed missing data methods, and Debora Rizzuto who presented […]

February 9, 2024

Book release: “70 is the new 50”

Ingmar Skoog’s book “70 is the new 50” discusses how aging has changed over the past 50 years. The book is based on research results from the NEAR-based H70 studies, which examine the health of different birth cohorts of 70-year-olds. The oldest cohort of 70-year-olds was born in the 20th century (1901-02 and 1906-07) and […]