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Assistant Researcher - Cardiovascular/Diabetes Epidemiology Research - Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP)

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Location: (Portugal)
Full-time position
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Job #11433
Posted: May 15, 2017

Activity Outline: The candidate to be hired, with excellent research record is expected to: lead the research activities related with handling of epidemiologic data -methodologic strategies, data analysis and manuscript drafting. Working language is English.

Work place: Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, Portugal

Duration: The initial duration of the position is 12 months, with a predicted a starting date of June 2017, and a possible extension up to the end of the project in 30th of April 2019. The financial aspects are outlined in the budget allowance of the project, which assigns a salary of 2027.88 per month (adding the food allowance)

Selection criteria: The selection methods used will be curriculum evaluation (50%) and interview (50%). There will be a pre-selection based on ranking by curriculum evaluation, being summoned to interview the selected candidates.


Admission requirements: The successful candidate should have a PhD in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology or a related field and have relevant experience and publication track-record in Cardiovascular/Diabetes Epidemiology. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cohort studies projects. The initiative and critical thinking will also be taken into account in evaluating candidates. Two or more years of independent Post-Doctoral research in projects in this specific research area will be valuable. Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills in English (mandatory).

Documents Required: Applications must be formalized, necessarily, by an application letter attaching the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, academic certificate, a letter of reference and a letter of motivation.

How to Apply:

Call finish date: 1st of June 2017

Applications must be sent by email to “” or personal delivery to Joana Ferreira, Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas 135, 4050-600 Porto, within the timeframe of the call and the subject “Investigador auxiliar – DOCNet - Cardiovascular Epidemiology”.

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