Call for Researcher in the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics at Uppsala University

The Center for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University invites application for the above-stated position for investigating Parents’ and healthcare professionals’ preferences regarding screening and genetic testing of newborns at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.

The above position refers to a full-time part of an international research project that aims to use qualitative and quantitative methods to study parents ‘and health care professionals’ preferences regarding screening and genetic testing of newborns for rare diagnoses and attempts to identify patients with symptoms via their electronic medical records and an algorithm.

The tasks consist of collaborating with other researchers in the research team on health preference research at the Center for Research Ethics & Bioethics, planning and implementing the project, compiling and analyzing research data, and writing manuscripts for scientific articles. The collaboration will take place with clinics, primarily in Germany and Italy, as well as preference researchers in Rotterdam.

Starting Date: September 1,2021, or as otherwise agreed.

Duration: 2 years

Salary: Individual salary

Job Requirements

Uppsala University seeks for

  • An applicant who has a doctoral degree, or a foreign degree which is deemed to correspond to a doctoral degree, in medical sciences, or public health science or psychology, or health economics.
  • He/she must have the knowledge and ability to use both qualitative methods s well as quantitative methods
  • An epidemiological study is a requirement.
  • Knowledge in statistics is an advantage.
  • The ability to work independently is essential.

Application Process

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Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

For more information on Uppsala University, visit the official site.

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