Doctoral Grant (BOF) area of burn rehabilitation

Employer
University of Antwerp
Location
Europe
Posted
July 24 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy - MOVANT for a


Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of burn rehabilitation


on the boundary between the research domains of 'Improved Living' and 'Lifestyle Exchange'.


MOVANT: During the PhD. project the effects of severe burns on energy expenditure, hypermetabolism and muscle function (strength) will be investigated. Besides the fundamental research questions the effect of a rehabilitative exercise strength training on energy expenditure, hyper metabolism and muscle function will be investigated.


Job description


  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Medicine and Health Sciences.

  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.

  • You contribute to teaching and research in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy / MOVANT/ Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Profile and requirements


  • You hold a master degree in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine or/and Movement Sciences.

  • You can submit outstanding academic results.

  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.

  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university's policy.

  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.

  • You have a good working knowledge of English, experience with English writing is an asset.

  • You are prepared to travel independently to several burn centres during the whole period of the project.

  • You are interested in a possible temporary international experience during the project.

  • Merit are experience in patient contact, -communication and -motivational skills.

  • You take initiative when required and you have the competence of working in a group as well as independently.

We offer


  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;

  • the start date of scholarship will be 1 October, 1 November or 1 December 2017 or 1 January 2018;

  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 - € 2.419,84;

  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?


  • Applications may only be submitted online until the closing date 15 August 2017 and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter.

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications.

  • The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.

  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place from 21 August until 15 September 2017.

  • More information about the application form can be obtained from vacatures@uantwerpen.be.

  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Ulrike Van Daele, +32 (0)3 265238., ulrike.vandaele@uantwerpen.be or Prof Eric van Breda; +32468349192; eric.vanbreda@uantwerpen.be.

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