As a leading university hospital with a rich tradition, the Inselspital is part of the Insel Group and is a centre of medical expertise and high technology with an international reputation as well as being a first-class training and research centre.
University Children's Hospital, Inselspital, Bern Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Research
80 – 100 % | in Bern
Entry ïmmediatly or by arrangement Limited by two years with the possibility of extension
The hallmark of our research is the development of new techniques to assess the impact of airway dis-ease and environmental factors on lung function and lung development in neonates and children.
Develop new research databases for individual research projects
Maintain and improve existing research databases
Link existing and new research databases
Quality control and quality improvement of existing and new research databases
Close collaboration with researchers from different fields
Documentation of newly developed and existing databases; writing of data dictionaries and manuals to be used by other team members
Master degree in computer science, statistics or equivalent
Good programming skills in MS Access and/or RedCap
Willingness to gain in-depth knowledge into the research data used in the pediatric respiratory medicine department
Willingness to work in an interdisciplinary research group and to take the main responsibility for database management and quality
Good basic knowledge in science
Fluent in German and English
A well-equipped lung function laboratory with around 2000 lung function tests done per year, both for clnics and research, with several PhD-students, post-docs and study nurses working on various research projects, headed by Prof. Philipp Latzin
For further information or questions, please contact: Kathryn Ramsey, Post-Doc or Philipp Latzin, Head of Pediatric Respiratory Phone: +41 31 632 21 11 (Switchboard Inselspital), ask for Pager 181 80 14
The Insel Group forms Switzerland's largest full-service medical care system -– from primary care through to state-of-the-art medicine -– that is available to everyone in the country. This ensures that every patient is treated at the most appropriate place for them and has access to the latest technologies, methods and medical options at all times.
As a university hospital and the leading training institution in Canton Bern, the Inselspital offers training in 36 out of 44 possible medical disciplines. In their role as training organisations, the university clinics and institutes of the Insel Group are rated with an "A" – the highest classification. In addition, the Insel Group offers practical training and CPD (continuous professional development) for all health professions up to specialist nursing care. It offers a broad range of vocational traineeships for its trainees, who currently number 300.
Gender equality and the advancement of women are a big priority for us. Our career paths and models are designed so that part-time work and family responsibilities are no obstacles to taking on responsibility at our company.
Flexible working hours, part-time work and job-sharing. We are keen to accommodate the needs of our staff where the role and operating requirements of the hospital allow. This also applies to our executive-grade roles.
We offer 115 childcare places for around 180 children up to pre-school age at various locations. At the Inselspital site, there is also a group for babies from the fourth month and a private kindergarten.
As a family-friendly employer, the Insel Group provides generous schemes for unpaid leave, short remunerated breaks and parental leave in the event of the birth of a child or an adoption. Fathers also receive ten working days paid paternity leave. Extra days of leave are offered by way of a loyalty bonus from as early as the fifth year of service!
Bern and its region assume a central role in Switzerland. With its enviable infrastructure, rapid links to the country's major conurbations, proximity to urban and rural districts and variety of wonderful recreational areas, Bern and its environs offer an unusually high quality of life.
The social package we offer is far above the industry average. Our benefits are exceptional, particularly in the case of maternity leave, continued payment of salary in the event of sickness and accident, and full payment of daily sickness allowance or group health insurance premiums.
For us it is very important new employees undergo a well prepared and thorough induction. We give you detailed information about your new employer at a monthly welcome event and also provide tailored induction programmes in the clinics, institutes and administrative departments.
Every site operated by the Insel Group has one or more staff restaurants. Our staff appreciate the quality, variety and creativity of our catering, which has repeatedly won prestigious gastronomy prizes.
Innovations in medicine and research are only possible if we continue to develop. Rapid developments in the medical field bring about extraordinary processes of change – as well as prospects for individual development for you.
Respect and a high regard for the individual are central to everything we do.
We have confidence in our abilitiesand share our knowledge for the benefit of all our patients.
Our actions comply with the highest standards of quality and safety.
We seek new approaches as well as promote research and innovation.
We treat one another with respect and appreciation, foster professional cooperation and promote interdisciplinarity.
We are committed to our values and are guided by sincerity, transparency and dependability.
Facts and figures
6 sites in the canton of Bern
Over 10,000 employees from around 80 countries
Over 300 trainees in 16 vocational fields
15,185 placement/training weeks (at tertiary level, medical and other professions)
Around 500,000 patients, including over 60,750 inpatients
1st class: the Inselspital is the leading Swiss university hospital in terms of patient satisfaction.
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