PhD Epidemiology (2x2 years)

Vacature 090/32/128-2e/MRF

In the research group ‘Environmental Biology’ of the centre for Environmental Sciences (CMK) of Hasselt University, the following position (m/f) is available:

PhD Epidemiology (2x2 years)
(mandate 090/32/128)

Job description
Temperature (an abiotic stress factor) affects human health. Global warming has sparked new interest in the weather-health relation. Epidemiological studies found associations between mean daily outdoor temperature and mortality in population. The effects of temperature as a trigger on different endpoints such as myocardial infarction and preterm birth are subject of the thesis with a strong focus on the shape of the association.

Profile and diploma
Candidates have a master of biostatistics, statistics, biology, biomedical sciences or medicine.

A grant for 2x2 years (evaluation after 2 years)

Further information

* Content job responsibilities: Prof. dr. T. Nawrot, +32-11-26 83 82,

* Content terms of employment and selection procedure: Jef Vanvoorden, 011-26 80 80,

Applicants must use the official application forms

* which are available at the Rectoraat of Hasselt University, Campus Diepenbeek, Agoralaan - building D, B-3590 Diepenbeek (Belgium), phone +32 - 11 - 26 80 10
* or which can be downloaded here pdf-file ( ) / Word format ( )

The completed application forms must reach the above mentioned address no later than Wednesday, Jule 7th 2010.

Application by e-mail will only be taken into consideration when sent to the following address:

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