Job offer: IUMSP offers a Research fellow position (60-100%)

Offre d'emploi

The Healthcare evaluation unit of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne (UNIL) offers a position of

Research fellow – 60 à 100 %

Fixed term (1-2 years, renewable)

Context - Mission

Main activities within the Healthcare evaluation unit (UES):

1) Designing and carrying out survey and other projects on patients’ and (healthcare) professionals’ satisfaction, for the CHUV or other institutions, within the ESOPE team (patients’ and employees’ satisfaction surveys):

  • Designing and implementing survey projects
  • Collection of quantitative (questionnaires) and qualitative (focus groups, interviews) data, and management of corresponding databases
  • Carrying out statistical and/or qualitative analyses to produce results
  • Writing reports and presenting results to commissioning institutions

2) Participating in a research project on the evaluation of local determinants of the successful implementation of quality of care indicators in hospitals:

  • Participating in meetings and project organisation
  • carrying out interviews, focus groups and observations, and transcription of collected data
  • analysis of collected qualitative data
  • participating in the writing of newsletters, study reports and presentation media (in French and German)


The suitable candidate should be bilingual French/German, with:

  • previous experience in the fields of healthcare, surveys, and/or healthcare quality and safety indicators
  • experience in project management
  • fluency in quantitative and qualitative methods
  • good command of basic statistics, including regression
  • self-sufficiency in conducting, carrying out, and analysing qualitative investigations (interviews, observations, focus groups)
  • proficiency in the use of desktop and software tools
  • statistical analysis software skills (i.e. SPSS, STATA or equivalent)
  • interest and curiosity for research
  • very good editorial competence (French and German)
  • ability to work independently and within a team, and to meet deadlines
  • Good command of English necessary


Interested candidates are invited to send their electronic application exclusively via the CHUV internet site including a letter of motivation, a Curriculum Vitae and list of publications and copies of certificates and diploma.

More information and application form

Starting date: Summer 2018


Federico Cathieni (021 314 73 78,

Marie-Annick Le Pogam (021 314 89 59,

Prof. I Peytremann Bridevaux (021 314 72 84,

Deadline for submission: 15 April 2018

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Date et heure
De Lundi, 12 Mars, 2018 (Journée entière) à Samedi, 14 Avril, 2018 (Journée entière)

Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive
Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne - Switzerland
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