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1 (one) Post doctoral position in Paediatric Oncology within the project "Towards an UNIque approach for artificial intelligence data-driven solutions to fight Childhood cAncer FOR EUrope - UNICA4EU"

10/10/2022

Job Information

Organisation/Company
Università degli Studi di Padova
Department
​Department of Women’s and Children’s Health - HSC Gene Therapy Laboratory - Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Division
Research Field
Medical sciences
Medical sciences » Medicine
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Italy
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
HE
Reference Number
UNIPD-2594
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

The Department of Women's and Children's Health Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division (pHOD) of the University of Padova is the largest center in east Italy dedicated to the care of women, babies, children, and young people, bringing together health and research skills that have allowed it to become today a reality of excellence at national and international level.

The University of Padova is a partner of the European project "Towards an UNIque approach for artificial intelligence data-driven solutions to fight Childhood cAncer FOR EUrope - UNICA4EU" and will work closely with all partners to define and structure all activities within the project. Furthermore, the University of Padova will collaborate with SIOPE (Belgium) and St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (Austria) will collaborate with the European clinical trial Groups to identify a common core of variables to be used homogeneously in all EU childhood cancer databases.

The postdoctoral fellowship position is a temporary position where the main goal is to analyze the paediatric cancer database currently used with the aim of identifying occur variables capable of capturing the most relevant data on the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with cancers. She/He will support the Principal Investigator (Prof. Gianni Bisogno) in the implementation phases of the coding system of the variables that will be included in future (and possibly in progress) databases on rare tumors in pediatric age to allow a better user of AI tools taking into account the problems associated with the data acquisition protocols. She/He will also contribute to the implementation of a series of recommendations for the possible future implementation of these systems.

She will have a Master’s degree in Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Medical Biotechnologies or Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, or Nursing and Midwifery Sciences or Science and Technology of Industrial Chemistry. She/He will have documented scientific-professional experience in relation to the subject matter of the project.

Requirements

Research Field
Medical sciences
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

She/He must have a Master’s degree in Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Medical Biotechnologies or Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, or Nursing and Midwifery Sciences or Science and Technology of Industrial Chemistry. She/He will have documented scientific-professional experience in relation to the subject matter of the project.

Specific Requirements

The research grant which shall last for 12 months and be for a gross amount for the grant holder of 19.367,00 euros per annum is issued in accordance with current Regulations Governing Research Grant Awards pursuant to Art. 22 of Low no. 24/2010 for the research project in the University Scientific Area no.6 Medical Sciences and Scientific Sector and Discipline SSD MED/38.

She/He will perform exciting and stimulating tasks in a strong international academic environment with dedicated colleagues and favorable terms in the Italian Public Service Pension Fund+employee benefits

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Additional Information

Benefits

The research grant which shall last for 12 months and be for a gross amount for the grant holder of 19.367,00 euros per annum is issued in accordance with current Regulations Governing Research Grant Awards pursuant to Art. 22 of Low no. 24/2010 for the research project in the University Scientific Area no.6 Medical Sciences and Scientific Sector and Discipline SSD MED/38.

She/He will perform exciting and stimulating tasks in a strong international academic environment with dedicated colleagues and favorable terms in the Italian Public Service Pension Fund+employee benefits

Eligibility criteria

She/He must have a Master’s degree in Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Medical Biotechnologies or Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, or Nursing and Midwifery Sciences or Science and Technology of Industrial Chemistry. She/He will have documented scientific-professional experience in relation to the subject matter of the project.

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Università degli Studi di Padova
Country
Italy
State/Province
Italy
City
Padova
Postal Code
35128
Street
Via Giustiniani 3
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
gianni.bisogno@unipd.it

Contact

State/Province
Italy
City
Padova
Street
Via Giustiniani 3
Postal Code
35128
E-Mail
gianni.bisogno@unipd.it
angela.scagnellato@unipd.it
Phone
+39 0498217147