ORGANISATION/COMPANYSwiss School of Public Health (SSPH+)
RESEARCH FIELDAnthropology › Medical anthropologyCommunication sciences › Science communicationEconomics › Health economicsEnvironmental science › Global changeEthics in health sciencesJuridical sciences › Medical lawMedical sciencesPolitical sciences › Public policyPsychological sciencesSociology › Socio-economic research
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/02/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER801076
The SSPH+ Global PhD Program in Public Health Sciences (GlobalP3HS) is an innovative Swiss doctoral program, designed to recruit exceptionally talented students from all over the world. Co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Horizon 2020 - COFUND), GlobalP3HS offers 50 doctoral fellowships (of up to 42 months) at one of the eight Swiss founding universities of the Foundation Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+). Young scientists inter-ested in performing cutting-edge research in public health sciences and keen to become the next generation of public health leaders in both the academic and non-academic sector, are invited to apply.
To apply to GlobalP3HS, a candidate must fulfill the following three formal eligibility criteria defined by Swiss universities in accordance with the EU Horizon 2020 framework:
- hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent);
- be an Early-Stage Researcher (ESR), i.e. at the date of recruitment at the host organization, the ESR must have no more than 4 years of research experience (counted in total not continuously) since the first Master’s degree that qualifies a candidate for a PhD and not have a doctoral degree;
- comply with the mobility rule of the EU Horizon 2020 framework, i.e. must not have resided or carried out the main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 12 months in total during the 3 (three) years immediately prior to the deadline for the submission of proposals (exception: refugee status).
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELOther: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
We are looking for promising talents coming to Switzerland from abroad that are able to push the boundaries of frontier research in public health sciences. Citizens of any nationality may apply. Candidates must have a very good command of English (written and reading) as this will be the language of all GlobalP3HS PhD studies. Particularly welcomed and encouraged are proposals from women and applications made under the ‘sandwich model’ - a successful model to build sustainable research collaborations with low and middle income countries (LMICs) and to foster mutual learning for change.
EURAXESS offer ID: 364730