Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD Position at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD degree for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 12 August 2018
Study in : Netherlands
Providers : University of Groningen
Course Level : PhD Fellowship Program
Field of Study : PhD student: Advanced Quantitative Analysis of Molecular Oncology PET/CT studies.

Benefits of Fully Funded PhD Position:

Your salary is € 2.279,- gross per month in the first year up to a maximum of € 2.919,- gross per month in the last fourth year (scale PhD). In addition, the UMCG will offer you 8% holiday pay, an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and a development budget. The terms of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Medical Centers (CAO-UMC).
The duration of the project is three years with a possible extension with one year. You will be able to develop your research skills within highly experienced and internationally recognized research groups and in addition, will receive education within institute research schools.

Eligibility for Fully Funded PhD Position: 

  • Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this position.
  • Entrance Requirements: The successful candidates should have:
    • You should preferably have an MSc degree in technical medicine, (medical) physics, medicine, biomedical sciences or a master degree in an equivalent direction.
    • You have an interest in performing image analysis and PET pharmacokinetic analysis.
    • You like to be involved in the execution and data collection of the research studies. This means that you are willing to work with patients in the context of executing clinical studies.
    • You have experience with or like to learn to programme with Matlab and/or python.
    • You are able to work in a multidisciplinary environment, have good communicative skills and be proficient in Dutch and English.
    • You will complete the PhD project by writing a dissertation on the results of the project.

    The UMCG has a preventive Hepatitis B policy. The UMCG can provide you with the vaccination, should it be required for your position.
    In the case of specific professions, a ‘Certificate of Good Behaviour’ is required.

  • English Language Requirements for the Fully Funded PhD Position: Applicants must have written and spoken English proficiency.

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