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PhD position: Impact of Molecular Point-of-Care Testing and clinical metagenomics on Antibiotic Stewardship for acute respiratory infections, University of Bergen, Faculty of medicine

Détails de l'offre

  • Type de poste: PhD/Doctorat
  • Secteur : Public
  • Localité : International 
  • Limite de candidature : 22/08/2021
  • Profil de poste:
    Recherche et innovation
  • Domaine(s) :
    Microbiologie et Immunologie, Santé publique, Antibiotic stewardship et Socio-économie, Autre

Description

ORGANISATION/COMPANY: University of Bergen
RESEARCH FIELD: Medical sciences › Medicine
RESEARCHER PROFILE: First Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 22/08/2021 23:00 – Europe/Brussels
LOCATION: Norway › Bergen
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Temporary
JOB STATUS: Full-time
HOURS PER WEEK: 37.5

Offer description

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PhD position

At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Science (K2), a PhD-position (100 %) is available for a period of four (4) years or max 4 months after completed the PhD-degree, if this is achieved within a shorter time than four years.

The positions include 25 % required duties such as teaching, exam work or supervision, depending on the demands at the department. Start date: 1 September 2021, a somewhat later start date can be considered by mutual agreement.

The PhD position is linked to a specific work-package in the project RESPNOR: The Impact of Molecular Point-of-Care Testing and clinical metagenomics on Antibiotic Stewardship for acute respiratory infections.

The project has received ethical approval. The work package that is relevant for the PhD project deals with: molecular biological diagnostics and optimized treatment in hospital acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia.

The research project is led by Professor Dr. med. Harleen Grewal, K2, University of Bergen, and Haukeland University Hospital. The project manager for RESPNOR (funded by the Trond Mohn Foundation) is Professor Dr. med. Elling Ulvestad, Head of Department microbiology, Haukeland University Hospital.

We are looking for a motivated doctor educated in a Nordic country. As a PhD candidate, you will be part of an interdisciplinary national and international research team linked to the BIDS (Bergen Integrated Diagnostic Stewardship Cluster) group, at the Department of Clinical Science (K2), faculty of medicine, University of Bregen, comprising doctors, statisticians, and molecular biologists.

About the project/work tasks

  • contribute to the recruitment of patients
  • analysis of research data
  • write articles and publish results in international scientific journals with peer review
  • participate in quality assurance, maintenance, analysis and storage of data
  • disseminate results in academic channels and in the popular press
  • contribute to capacity building in the BIDS Group as well as, at the affiliated Institute

Qualifications and personal qualities

  • must have completed a professional study in medicine (can.med) from Norway, Sweden, or Denmark
  • must have good oral and written presentation skills in English
  • should have some knowledge of the Norwegian health care system
  • should have experience from clinical work
  • experience with data processing and statistics, including relevant statistical programs is an advantage relevant research experience is an advantage

About the PhD position (applies to university PhD positions)

Applicant whose education is from another country than Norway, need to also attach a certified translation of the diploma and transcript of grades to English or a Scandinavian language, if the original is not in any of these languages. It is required that the applicant enclose a review from NOKUT whether the education in question (bachelor and master’s degree) is of a scope and level that corresponds to the level of a Norwegian master’s degree. Please see www.nokut.no/en for more information about NOKUT’s general recognition.

The review from NOKUT may take some time and the application should be sent to NOKUT as soon as you have decided to apply for the position. If no answer within the application deadline, please enclose documentation from NOKUT that they have received your application.

Language qualifications

http://www.uib.no/en/med/115526/english-language-requirementsphd-admission

Organized research training (PhD program)

The candidate must take part in the University of Bergen approved PhD programme leading to the degree within a time limit of 3 years. You must have admission to the organized research training (PhD program) at the Faculty in order to qualify for the position.

Application for admission to the PhD programme, including a project plan outline for the training plan must be submitted no later than three months after the date of commencement.

The PhD-position

PhD-positions are fixed term positions.

You cannot be employed in a PhD-position for more than one fixed term period at the same institution or have had similar employment at an institution in the region.

We can offer

  • exciting development opportunities as part of your role in a strong professional environment
  • salary at pay grade 54 (code 1017/pay framework 20.10) NKR 491 200 before taxes, in the state scales. Further increases in salary will be based on seniority in the position. For applicants with at least one year of employment in a position as a General Practitioner or Dentist, salary level 56 NKR 507 600. Medical specialist starts on wage level 59 NKR 534 400
  • enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • ood welfare benefits

Your application must include

  • a brief account of the applicant`s research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • certified copies of diplomas and transcripts of grades. Applicant whose education is from another country than Norway, need to also attach a certified translation of the diploma and transcript of grades to English or a Scandinavian language, if the original is not in any of these languages.
  • It is required that the applicant enclose a review from NOKUT whether the education in question (bachelor and master degree) is of a scope and level that corresponds to the level of a Norwegian master’s degree.
  • Please see www.nokut.no/en for more information about NOKUT’s general recognition. This may take some time and we recommend you to apply as soon as you know you will apply for this position. If no answer within the application deadline, please enclose documentation from NOKUT that they have received your application
  • documentation of language skills (English) http://www.uib.no/en/med/115526/englishlanguage-requirements-phd-admission
  • complete list of publications and scientific work you want to be evaluated
  • any publication in your name
  • two referees (name and contact information)

General information

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: professor Harleen Grewal phone: +47 99 45 05 54; email: Harleen.Grewal@uib.no or professor Elling Ulvestad phone: +47 90 82 45 74; email: Elling.Ulvestad@helse-bergen.no

State employment shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions. Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request is not met.

For further information about the recruitment process, click here.

Life as a PhD candidate at UiB

Marion Claireaux tells about life and work as a PhD candidate at UiB.

https://youtu.be/nrtp6VxMeJ4

About The University of Bergen

The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.

There are five departments and seven centres at Faculty of Medicine.

Read More about the faculty and departments.

Where to send your application

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