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Do you want to take part in shaping the future?PhD-position
At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, a PhD-position (100 %) is available for a period of four (4) years or max 4 months after completed the PhD-degree, if this is achieved within a shorter time than four years. The positions include 25 % required duties such as teaching, exam work or supervision, depending on the demands at the department.
The position is funded by the University of Bergen.About the project/work tasks:
The Mohn Center for Diabetes Precision Medicine is a national referral center for patients with diabetes and an internationally recognized center for precision medicine. This project proposes to use machine learning on rich biobank and registry information to better tailor the care provided to patients. The candidate will be given the opportunity to work on the unique Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa), the Norwegian Diabetes Registry, and the Norwegian MODY registry.
In collaboration with the other members of the team, the candidate will be in charge of designing genetic, proteomic, and phenotypic risk scores for patients with diabetes. These scores will be used to locate patients on the spectrum of the different forms of diabetes, and when possible, adapt medical care accordingly. The PhD candidate will be given the necessary training to conduct this ambitious project, the opportunity to contribute to high-profile research publications, and receive active mentoring for the development of their career.
The project will be led under the joint supervision of the team of Professor Njølstad at the Mohn Center for Diabetes Precision Medicine (uib.no/en/diabetes) and Professor Miriam Udler at the Broad institute of MIT and Harvard and the Massachusetts General Hospital (udlerlab.org) in Boston, USA. The candidate will be located at the Mohn Center for Diabetes Precision Medicine (uib.no/en/diabetes) at the Children and Youth Hospital in Bergen, Norway; and will be offered the opportunity to conduct research stays in the team of Professor Miriam Udler.Qualifications and personal qualities:
Applicants are especially encouraged to apply if they
Applicant whose education is from another country than Norway, need to also attach a certified translation of the diploma and transcript of grades to English or a Scandinavian language, if the original is not in any of these languages. It is required that the applicant enclose a review from NOKUT whether the education (bachelor and master degree) in question is of a scope and level that corresponds to the level of a Norwegian master's degree. Please see www. nokut.no/en for more information about NOKUT's general recognition. The review from NOKUT may take some time and the application should be sent to NOKUT as soon as you have decided to apply for the position. If no answer within the application deadline, you may enclose documentation from NOKUT that they have received your application.
Language qualifications: https:// www. uib.no/en/med/115526/english-language- requirements-phd-admissionAbout the PhD position:
Organized research training - PhD program: The candidate must take part in the University of Bergen approved PhD programme leading to the degree within a time limit of 3 years. You must have admission to the organized research training (PhD program) at the Faculty in order to qualify for the position.
Application for admission to the PhD programme, including a project plan outline for the training plan must be submitted no later than three months after the date of commencement.
The PhD-position: PhD-positions are fixed term positions. You cannot be employed in a PhD- position for more than one fixed term period at the same institution or have had similar employment at an institution in the region.We can offer:
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The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.
Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.
The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at all times.
For further information about the recruitment process, click here.Life as a PhD candidate at UiB
Marion Claireaux tells about life and work as a PhD candidate at UiB.About UiB
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.
There are five departments and seven centres at Faculty of Medicine.
Read More about the faculty and departments.Deadline
9th February 2023Employer
University of BergenMunicipality
Fulltime (1 positions) Fulltime (%)Duration
Fixed TermPlace of service