Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) is an affiliate of the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation. The mission of SPF is sustainably improving the situation of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) through clinical and interdisciplinary research on a national and international level. Specific areas of its comprehensive research include functioning, movement and mobility, social integration, equality of opportunity, self-determination, quality of life, health services provision as well as morbidity and mortality

The Neuro-Urology Research Group investigates innovative diagnostic and preventive or therapeutic approaches, in order to improve the life expectancy and health-related quality of life of individuals with a neurogenic bladder or sexual dysfunction.

The Neuro-Urology Research Group is currently looking for a Senior Researcher 80-100%.

  • Contribution to the development, design and conduction of research projects in neuro-urology
  • Writing and submission of study documents for approval by ethics committees or authorities
  • Active participation in research projects, including enrolment of participants and data collection
  • Support in data analysis and interpretation
  • Presentation of research findings at national and international conferences
  • Writing and submission of publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • PhD in health or natural sciences
  • Experience in planning and conduction of research projects
  • Experience in patient-oriented research, ideally with a focus on spinal cord injury
  • Good knowledge of national and international clinical research regulations (e.g. HFG, ICH-GCP)
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical and/or epidemiological study methodology and design
  • Good knowledge in statistical methods and in the application of statistical software, preferably R, STATA or SPSS
  • Basic knowledge of qualitative research
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English
  • Self-managed way of working as well as ability to work within and collaborate with different teams

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We offer:

  • Excellent conditions for relevant patient-oriented research in the context of neuro-urology
  • A full-time research position in a stimulating and productive working atmosphere
  • Academic affiliation with the University of Lucerne, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

The position is for 3 years with the possibility of extension.

For further information please contact Dr. med. vet. Jörg Krebs, Group Leader Neuro-Urologie, +41 41 939 59 46, or Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Pannek, Chefarzt Neuro-Urologie,

Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum

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Location: Switzerland, Nottwil
Categories: Health Science, Natural Science, Neurology, Neuroscience, PhD, project engineer, Researcher, Senior Scientist,


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