Vacature PhD student Epidemiology in Paediatric Nephrology
The AMC is more than just a hospital. It is a world in which patient care, research and education are integrated, and in which people are always central. It is an academic world full of possibilities for talented individuals that are looking for a place where they can excel. Thinking big, daring to dream, cooperating internationally. And never letting yourself be put off by ‘It's not possible' or 'It won't work anyway'. That is the AMC mentality.
The Department of Medical Informatics of the Academic Medical Center performs research in the field of patient care evaluation using information technology. Multiple medical registries are located at the department, including the ERA-EDTA Registry for adult patients on dialysis or transplantation and the ESPN/ERA-EDTA Registry. These registries hold close contacts with the (paediatric) nephrologists from all over Europe.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated PhD student in the field of paediatric nephrology epidemiology. The applicant will set up the new International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) Registry, a global registry for children with end-stage renal failure in collaboration with paediatric nephrologists worldwide. He/she will write scientific articles and a PhD thesis on the global epidemiology of end-stage renal failure in children, with a focus on the causes and treatment results of dialysis and transplantation. The candidate will work closely together with the European registry for paediatric nephrology (ESPN/ERA-EDTA Registry) which is also housed in our department and contains demographic and clinical data on more than 10.000 children from 35 European countries.
- Excellent communication and coordination skills
- An open personality
- Motivation to obtain a PhD
- Great interest in epidemiologic research
- Good written and spoken English language skills
- An MSc degree in the field of epidemiology, medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, medical informatics or (biomedical) health.
Salary and Benefits
Working at AMC means working in an inspiring and professional environment in which developing one`s talents and skills is encouraged. You will be part of a young, international and dynamic research environment. You will work in a team consisting of epidemiologists and paediatric nephrologists. Furthermore, you will be part of a larger team studying epidemiology in nephrology. We offer a fulltime PhD student position for a period of 4 years , the first year on probation. You will be employed by AMC Medical Research BV. The salary for the PhD-student is EUR 2.222,00 gross per month, increasing to EUR 2.846,00 in the fourth year. In addition you are entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% and an end of year bonus of 8.3% of gross yearly income as well as a pension.
If you wish to apply for this position, click on the ‘online application' button. For more information, please contact Dr. ir. Marlies Noordzij, Department of Medical Informatics, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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