Postdoctoral Researcher

No. of Position(s)

2 positions

Research area

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Clinical Research Methodology


The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).


Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO), Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark

Contract period

Two years
Starting date: Jan 01, 2021, with possibility of extension.


Prof. Asbjørn HróbjartssonEmail:asbjorn.hrobjartsson@rsyd.dk 


We expect you to have a relevant doctoral degree and a research interest in evidence-based medicine and clinical research methodology. Please include in the application a research plan, a publication list and 3 core publications. We encourage non-Danish speakers to apply.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The positions involve research within the area of ​​interest of the center (50% time), pre-graduate and postgraduate guidance and teaching (40% time) and administration (10% time).

The person employed as a postdoc will refer to the head of the center, Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, from whom a full job description and further information can be obtained at asbjorn.hrobjartsson@rsyd.dk 

How to Apply?


Only online applications will be accepted. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.

Documents required

Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.

The application must contain (as pdf.- or docx.-files):

• an application
• a detailed CV
• degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)
• a complete and numbered list of publications
• 3 scientific publications considered by the applicant to the most important for this position. Please notice that one pdf.- or docx.-file must be attached for each publication.
• a teaching portfolio detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy
• a research plan detailing the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work. 

Incomplete applications with regard to the above-mentioned requirements will not be assessed.

Only some applications may be shortlisted.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

About the position

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO) is located at Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark. The centre houses the secretariat of the Cochrane Bias Methods Group, which advises the Cochrane collaboration on bias in randomized trials and systematic reviews. As of January 1, 2021, CEBMO will be closely affiliated with Cochrane Denmark, so knowledge of Cochrane and Cochrane Reviews will be an advantage.


The purpose of the Centre is to conduct research in evidence-based medicine and clinical research methodology, to teach (e.g. medical students and PhD students) and to guide (e.g. Master’s students, researchers and clinicians) in evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

The Centre hosts the Cochrane Bias Methods Group, which advises the Cochrane Collaboration on bias and research methodology in health related research. CEBMO is a part of Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark.

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