Fellowship for long-term outcome research

EORTC promotes multidisciplinary cancer research in Europe. EORTC research is conducted in over 300 university hospitals in 32 countries. Its network of investigators comprises more than 2500 scientists and clinicians collaborating in 20 multidisciplinary groups.

The EORTC offers a one-year research fellowship (renewable to a maximum of 3 years) whose aim is for the trainee to acquire a detailed knowledge of the practical conduct of cancer clinical studies, long-term outcomes and real-world effectiveness. This would ideally suit a candidate who has already earned their doctorate in epidemiology or public health.

The fellowship offers an excellent opportunity to conduct long-term outcome research in clinical setting enriched with real-world implications on a pan-European level.  Sitting at the Department of Statistics, the fellow is exposed to a large range of methodology for the design and analysis of biomedical research including clinical trials and observational studies in oncology.

Main aim and tasks:

Support to the fellow is provided by a multidisciplinary staff including medical doctors and biostatisticians and epidemiologists.


  • Age below 35 years
  • PhD degree in biostatistics/Epidemiology/Public health or equivalent science degree with excellent statistical skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience of survival data analysis is an asset
  • Knowledge and /or experience of working with cancer registry is an asset
  • Ability to work independently, under supervision of an epidemiology leader
  • Previous experience with the use of SAS is required
  • A very good knowledge of English is also essential

The EORTC offers a highly stimulating, professional and friendly atmosphere in an international environment.

Please send curriculum vitae, cover letter in English and 2 letters of recommendations to:

Application form

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Application should be sent in English

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