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Position: PhD Position in Health Systems Research
Institution: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Duties: The thesis shall focus on the processes, outcomes and the impact of a clinic-based randomized controlled trial aiming to improve the health outcomes of hospital patients in the Basel area through the early screening and treatment of psychosocial issues. The PhD position will be embedded in an evaluation mandate of Health Promotion Switzerland (Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz) as well as the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS) PhD fellowship program
Requirements: Master degree level in epidemiology, public health, health service management, medicine or a similar field; Basic knowledge on quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods and/or knowledge translation approaches; Excellent command of German (must) and English (speaking and writing); Good communication skills, Strong spirit of team work and initiative; Ability to work with professionals in a multi-cultural context. Besides an interest in applied operational research, ideally the candidate has experience and a publication track record on issues pertaining to health service research
   
Text: The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute is the biggest institution for public health, international health and tropical medicine in Switzerland. The institute with over 700 employees delivers a sustainable contribution with its research, education and services to the improvement of health worldwide. We are looking for candidates for a PhD Position in Health Systems Research The thesis shall focus on the processes, outcomes and the impact of a clinic-based randomized controlled trial aiming to improve the health outcomes of hospital patients in the Basel area through the early screening and treatment of psychosocial issues. The PhD position will be embedded in an evaluation mandate of Health Promotion Switzerland (Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz) as well as the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS) PhD fellowship program. To best fit into our team and to meet the requirements of the PhD position, we expect the following qualifications: Master degree level in epidemiology, public health, health service management, medicine or a similar field Basic knowledge on quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods and/or knowledge translation approaches Excellent command of German (must) and English (speaking and writing) Good communication skills, Strong spirit of team work and initiative Ability to work with professionals in a multi-cultural context Besides an interest in applied operational research, ideally the candidate has experience and a publication track record on issues pertaining to health service research. We hope the successful candidate will start this position by June 2019 at the latest. Working places: Swiss TPH - an institute associated with University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. The PhD student will need to register for his/her PhD studies through the University of Basel. Remuneration: According to the PhD stipend scheme of the Swiss National Science Foundation. If you are interested, please upload your application consisting of 1) motivation letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) names of 2 referees (will be only contacted if candidate is short-listed) by 28 February 2019 via the link provided below. https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All Note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool. Applications via email will not be answered. Thank you for your understanding. » Forward to online application . » Back to job market
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