Universitat Internacional de Catalunya: Facultat de Medicina,
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Who you are...
During the selection process the following aspects will be taken into account in this order:
A) Academic Record
B) Programming Languages and experience in data analysis
C) Knowledge of multivariate methods
D) English level
E) Recommendation letters from former employers /lecturers or professors
About your role
You will be joining the Consolidated Research Group - End of Life Care (PI Dr Albert Balaguer Santamaria). During this period, you will develop a thesis project within the Measurement and Epidemiology of Health Outcomes research line, supervised by Dr Carlos García Forero. As part of this research line you will apply and develop multivariate statistical at improving the assessment of health in individuals and populations.
In this position, you will work with a dynamic research group designing, analyzing and interpreting different studies. You will participate in Epidemiology, Clinical and Medical Education research projects, and will actively collaborate in research design, analyses, and interpretation. You will also teach undergraduate students in the Epidemiology and Public Health Area, developing academic content and teaching practice sessions.
What will you do
A full-time predoctoral contract (exclusive dedication) in the Department of Medicine at UIC Barcelona, renewable for 3 years
To bear in mind:
A) People who have met the requirements to access the doctoral programme at the time they are hired can participate in the call (according to what is set out in article 6 of Royal Decree 99/2011).
B) On the date the contract starts, candidates must be enrolled on a doctoral programme and must not have been awarded any other pre-doctoral contract for a period of more than 12 months.
A selection committee consisting of three PDI staff members will be in charge of evaluating the candidates according to the merits they profess and deciding which candidates will move to the second stage of the selection process. The second stage will consist of a selection interview and a statistical programming placement test.
How to apply
Applications must include a single document containing:
The application deadline is 28 June 2021
Candidates may apply at the following https://bit.ly/3ffLoua
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ISGlobal is a hub of excellence in research and medical care, and is the first global public health centre to have received the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence Recognition from the Spanish State Research Agency. ISGlobal works toward the promotion of interdisciplinary science by incorporating research on poverty-related transmissible diseases as well as research on chronic diseases and their environmental and climate-related causes.
The ISGlobal PhD Programme brings together doctoral candidates from different health fields, and universities, to enjoy the added benefits of developing transdisciplinary research at our Institute.
Thanks to the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence Accreditation, in this call we offer up to 8 fellowships for national and international PhD students, who wish to undertake rigorous research training and complete a research project in the field of global health and population studies to make new contributions to the existing knowledge base.
Apply now to kick-start your scientific career at ISGlobal!
Select the research proposal/s of your interest from the list of research proposals provided at the end of this call, section “PhD Research Proposals” (a maximum of 2 proposals can be selected).
Please note these criteria might slightly change since they are subject to the Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores 2020-call from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.
Please find the list of PhD research proposals below. A minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 proposals can be selected. When applying, don't forget to mention the correct proposal number and the name of the corresponding Group Leader in your cover letter. Please note that each proposal is associated with a specific expected starting date.
Selection Process and Selection Criteria
All applications are reviewed by an ad hoc Committee.
Candidates are selected on the basis of academic excellence and a commitment to pursuing a scientific research career with an interest in global health and population studies. A good command of English is requested.
By mid-May, short-listed candidates will be invited for a TC interview.
Selected candidates will be notified shortly after the interview period. Please note that the expected incorporation date varies according to the chosen research proposal.
8 PhD scholarships available
8 PhD scholarships available
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