Research Assistant in Public Health Psychiatry
Catholic University of Leuven Center for Public Health Psychiatry

The Center for Public Health Psychiatry studies, among others, the epidemiology of mental disorders in large general population and clinical samples. We are looking for a research assistent who will actively be involved in the preparation and implementation of large studies on mental disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors, as well as assisting in the statistical analyses of large datasets using population statistics.


The Center for Public Health Psychiatry invites applications for a junior research assistent / scientific collaborator. Specific responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, designing, implementing, and following up new studies in the field of public mental health, including large clinical and population-based studies. Responsibilities will also pertain to assisting the statistical analyses of such large datasets, using complex population statistical methods.


We are looking for a master profile in psychological, educational, or social sciences with experience in the use of statistical packages. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, must show a proactive approach in analyzing big datasets, and must have more than sufficient knowledge on the use use of statistical methods, combined with a scientific eagerness and scientific rigor.


We offer a part-time research assistent position within a nationally and internationally leading multidisciplinary team with highly relevant experience and expertise in the field of public mental health. A contract of 1 year is offered. This contract may be, upon positive evaluation, extended, and may eventually lead to a PhD project.


For more information please contact Prof. dr. Ronny Bruffaerts, tel.: +3216341302, mail:

You can apply for this job no later than February 28, 2021 via the
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  • Employment percentage: Deeltijds
  • Location: Leuven
  • Apply before: February 28, 2021
  • Tags: Geneeskunde

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