University of Antwerp
Full time post-doctoral epidemiologist
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Published: 3 days ago
Application deadline: Jun 15
Location: Antwerpen, Belgium
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To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a summary of your motivation and relevant experience to Prof Robert (Bob) Colebunders, robert.colebunders@uantwerpen.be
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Full time post-doctoral epidemiologist

Vacancy at the Global Health Institute, University of Antwerp

NSETHIO, an ERC funded project to study the cause of nodding syndrome and epilepsy in onchocerciasis endemic countries is looking for a full time epidemiologist (post-doc level) to join the research team

https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/rg/global-health-institute/research/research-projects/nsethio-project

Project description

  • Participate in a trans-disciplinary research project to identify the cause of nodding syndrome and epilepsy in onchocerciasis endemic regions.
  • Develop research protocols.
  • Visiting research study sites in Africa and assisting in coordinating local research activities.
  • Writing scientific publications on project results.
  • Assist in policy development based on study results.

Your profile

Essential criteria:

  • Excellent knowledge of epidemiology, experience with data management and statistical data analysis.
  • Experience with participating in a research project in developing countries (preferably in Africa) is an important asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills and able/willing to travel to remote places in Africa.
  • Strong interest in scientific work; flexible, autonomous, strong sense of initiative and responsibility.
  • Good communicative skills, collaborative and multidisciplinary interest.
  • Outstanding academic record.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both oral and written.
  • Good knowledge of French, both oral and written.

We offer

  • An initial 12 months fixed-term contract for a full-time position, extendable with a minimum of two additional years after positive evaluation. The position can be taken up immediately, but timing can be agreed upon; salary according to university standard remuneration rates, depending on academic qualifications and former professional experience.

How to apply

  • Application deadline: June 15th, 2017
  • To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a summary of your motivation and relevant experience to Prof Robert (Bob) Colebunders, robert.colebunders@uantwerpen.be
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