Postdoctoral Fellowship: Epidemiological, clinical, and global health research

Fellowship description

The Institute of Global Health at Heidelberg University, Germany’s oldest university and a leading hub for health-related research in Europe, is looking for outstanding postdoctoral researchers for three specific fellowship programs. The researcher will work under the mentorship of Dr. Pascal Geldsetzer and receive a designation as visiting postdoctoral research scholar at the Stanford University School of Medicine. There are currently three fellowships accepting applications. Please review the postings linked below for full details.

  1. Deep learning in satellite imagery to monitor health indicators in low- and middle-income countries
  2. Causal inference in electronic health record data
  3. General population health/health services research fellowship


Application requirements

Please be sure to visit the websites below to review the required qualifications for each specific fellowship
  • Good communication skills in English (knowlege of German is not necessary)
  • Strong quantitative training, including coding skills (e.g., in R or Python) 
  • Note: Applicants need not have completed their doctoral training prior to applying, although training must be completed prior to the start of the fellowship.


Application process

Please apply by sending a CV to Pascal Geldsetzer at <>. Please apply as early as possible because applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.