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Software developer

  • IT
  • 36 hours
  • Medical Informatics

  • Closing date 09-02-2021
  • 02.11.21.TG

Job description

As a software developer you will develop and maintain software components within the European Health Data and Evidence Network (EHDEN) project. The EHDEN project aspires to be the trusted observational research ecosystem to enable better health decisions, outcomes and care. Its mission is to provide a new paradigm for the discovery and analysis of health data in Europe, by building a large-scale, federated network of data sources standardised to a common data model. This work is done in close collaboration with the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) initiative.

You will be responsible for developing, documenting and maintaining analytical software components that enable the execution of characterization, population-level effect estimation, and patient-level prediction analyses across Europe. See here for an example. You will be part of an international development team in EHDEN and OHDSI, and will regularly communicate and meet with the other team members. You will report to the local team in Erasmus MC.

Work environment

Erasmus MC stands for a healthy population and excellence in healthcare. By conducting groundbreaking work, we aim to push boundaries through leading the way in research, education and healthcare. We have access to the latest equipment and techniques in a state-of-the-art environment.

You will work within the Department of Medical Informatics. The department is internationally at the forefront of medical data integration and offers a dynamic, challenging, and cooperative research environment.

Qualifications and skills

  • You have a higher educational background and ample experience as a software developer.
  • Advanced knowledge of R is needed as well as expertise in SQL, and webservices (JavaScript etc).
  • Expertise in software development techniques, continuous integration, and version control is required.
  • You are able to work independently and have excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

You will receive a temporary position of two years (full-time). The gross monthly salary amounts a minimum of € 3.712,- (scale 8) and a maximum of € 4.615,- (scale 10), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

Information and application

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Peter Rijnbeek, phone number: 010 704 46 73 or e-mail: For queries regarding your application, please contact Jeanette dos Santos Gomes, Recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 500 310 07.

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

No agencies please.

Erasmus MC

Pioneering, pushing boundaries and leading: in healthcare, education and research

Erasmus MC is an international leading academic hospital in Rotterdam. We are recognized as a world-class scientific research organization aiming to improve our understanding of diseases and disorders and helps to predict, treat and prevent them. We have access to the latest equipment and techniques. A working environment that gets the best out of people.

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