UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Postdoctoral Researcher in Health Sciences

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Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

The Medical School of the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) Post-Doctoral Researcher position for the research programme “Center for epidemiological analyses and data collection, for health risk assessment and for disease modeling in order to inform evidence-based interventions”.

RESEARCH PURPOSE:

The aim of the project is to develop an integrated system that will collect and manage epidemiological information for Cyprus; to develop and apply methods of health risk assessment and disease modelling; to conduct systematic reviews and meta-analyses; and to provide training.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Search, collect, and manage epidemiological information in all fields of public health.
  • Develop and implement methods for health risk assessment and disease modelling.
  • Conduct systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
  • Organize and provide training courses on research methods, on systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and on using the software STATA 14.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Doctoral degree in Epidemiology or in Biostatistics or in Genetic Epidemiology or in Environmental Health or in Biometeorology or in another related field.
  • Background in Health Sciences or in Mathematics or in Physics or in another related field.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Post-doctoral work in the field of systematic reviews at an academic institution. Experience in programming and using STATA.
  • Experience in epidemiological studies and in analysis of epidemiological data. Very good knowledge of English (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work and cooperate with local and/or international research teams. Applicants do not necessarily need to be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:

The position is available on a contract basis for one month (December 2018) with potential extension. The hourly wage for the part-time position (65 hours) is 18.36 Euros (cost of employer). Employee and employer contributions will be deducted from this amount. The position does not include a 13th salary bonus or medical insurance coverage.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:

Interested candidates should submit the following items, in PDF or Word format, via e-mail (email: med@ucy.ac.cy) by November 15th, 2018 by 14:00 and titled “Postdoctoral Position for Medical School”

  1. Cover letter of interest.
  2. A detailed curriculum vitae in English (with contact address and telephone number).
  3. Copies of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s).
  4. Names and contact details of two persons from whom references may be requested.

For more details and clarifications, please contact Assistant Professor Georgios Nikolopoulos (nikolopoulos.georgios@ucy.ac.cy, tel.: 22-895223).

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