Postdoc / Scientific Staff Member of Biomedical Ethics in Dementia

University of Zurich


Institute, Department, Clinic

Institute of Biomedical Ethics and Medical History

Department Description

The Chair of Biomedical Ethics (IBME) is part of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich and is WHO Collaborating Center for Bioethics with a wide range of research and services in the field of ethics and health research.


- Coordination and participation in a qualitative study 
- Qualitative data analysis 
- Independent constitution of research reports and (peer-reviewed) publications 
- Project presentations at conferences and congresses

Employment Level


Requirements / Qualifications

- Very good qualitative data analysis (including MAXQDA) 
- Proof of self-penned publications 
- Willingness to further education for an academic career

Language Skills

Very good command of spoken and written English; in addition French or Italian knowledge are a plus

Computer Skills

MAXQDA, Word, Excel

We offer

We offer an attractive research environment, opportunities for academic further qualification, salary and employment conditions according to cantonal guidelines as well as international research contacts. The employment is limited to 1 year. A selection of our current projects can be found on our website 

Further information on a position at UZH can be found at

Starting Position

May 1, 2019 or by appointment

More information

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. med. 
Contact Nikola Biller-Andorno (tel. +41 44 634 40 80,


Are you interested? Then please send your complete application (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, etc.) in a single PDF file with the subject "Postdoc / wiss. MA DIPEx Dementia "to: Ms. Michelle Heimgartner,

Michelle Heimgartner 
University of Zurich 
Institute of Biomedical Ethics and Medical History 
Winterthurerstrasse 30 
8006 Zurich

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