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At the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research und Epidemiology – BIPS, there is an opening in the Department of Prevention und Evaluation for the position of a: Student Assistant in the Unit of Social Epidemiology.

Remuneration with an hourly rate of 12 € gross, working time of 8.6 hours/week

The position is to be filled for 12 months as soon as possible.

Project description:
The Leibniz ScienceCampus Bremen Digital Public Health ( is a highly interdisciplinary research collaboration between the Leibniz-Institut für Präventionsforschung und Epidemiologie – BIPS GmbH (Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS) and the University of Bremen, funded for an initial period of 4 years.
The Leibniz ScienceCampus Bremen Digital Public Health (LSC DiPH) sets out to advance interdisciplinary research in this charged and fast-moving scientific and societal environment. Within the Leibniz ScienceCampus Bremen, we are investigating digital interventions to change health related behaviors. Our focus is on interventions and applications that integrate accelerometers to detect motion and use this information within the intervention. We aim to examine the comparative effectiveness and efficacy of such interventions with a particular focus on behavior change techniques used in such interventions and to assess determinants of engaging with such interventions. In order to do so, we plan a series of systematic reviews and original empirical research. The successful student assistant candidate will work closely with the post-doctoral researcher.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Healthcare Science, Nursing Science or in a related subject.
  • Interest in scientific project work in the field of Digital Public Health Intervention.
  • Fast comprehension and the willingness to learn new things
  • Experience with systematic reviews is desirable
  • Flexibility, independence, sense of responsibility, accuracy and ability to work in a team
  • Literature search
  • Title & abstract screening
  • Citation management
  • Full text screening
  • Data extraction
  • Preparation of summary tables
The Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS GmbH is one of Germany´s leading epidemiology and prevention research institutes with approximately 180 scientific and research support staff in four scientific departments and the administration. Several research infrastructures, including the Bremen study center of the nationwide NAKO Health study, offer exciting research opportunities. Severely disabled applicants will be given priority conditional on equal professional and personal qualifications. The Institute strives to promote its employees’ work-life balance and has been certified for its family friendliness (audit “berufundfamilie”).

Enquiries to: Dr.Hatem Al Khayyal, E-Mail:

Please send your application in English or German with the usual documents quoting the reference number A21/29 by October 17, 2021 via e-mail in pdf-format to:
Leibniz-Institut für Präventionsforschung und Epidemiologie – BIPS GmbH
Achterstraße 30
28359 Bremen


Post - Doc - Research Cluster Evaluation (m/w/d) (No. A21/02)

The Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS GmbH has the following vacancy for the next possible date:

Research Associate (Post-Doc) (m/f/d)

(Pay group TV-L 13) in full-time for an initial period of two years to support research in our Evaluation research cluster. The position is suitable for part-time work. For further information, please click here.


Professor Dr Hajo Zeeb
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