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PhD Vacancy in Bergen, Norway – Clinical Science, Medicine

University of Bergen (UiB)

Norway

University of Bergen invites applications for Ph.D. positions to work in the project “Developing and feasibility testing a community pharmacy-led discharge support service for people with chronic respiratory conditions” at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Science,  Norway- Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: PhD Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: 491,200 NKR/ Year

Workplace:
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Clinical Science
University of Bergen (UiB)
Bergen,

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Qualification Details

  • The applicant must hold a master`s degree or equivalent in pharmacy
  • Experience from relevant research projects will be considered as positive
  • The candidate should be able to work independently and in a structured manner, have good interpersonal skills and the ability to cooperate with others
  • Either Hospital or community pharmacy experience in Norway is essential
  • The applicant must be fluent in oral and written Norwegian and English

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: http://www.uib.no/en/med/115526/english-language-requirements-phd-admission

Responsibilities/Job Description

At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Science a PhD-position (100 %) is available for a period of three (3) years. The position is part of the project “Developing and feasibility testing a community pharmacy led discharge support service for people with chronic respiratory conditions”, funded by Stiftelsen til fremme av norsk apotekfarmasi. Workplace will be Bergen.

About the project/work tasks:

  1. Investigate the carer/patient with asthma/COPD perspective and experience of hospital discharge and post-discharge care;
  2. Investigate the barriers and facilitators associated with introduction of a hospital to community pharmacy service for patients with asthma/COPD in Norway;
  3. Co-design a service specification, resource and documentation to support service implementation and delivery;
  4. Perform a feasibility study to test the service implementation, acceptability, practicability and develop the research design for a full-scale trial

About the PhD position (applies to university PhD positions):

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.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Your application must include:

  • a brief account of the applicant`s research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • certified copies of diplomas and transcripts of grades. 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 (both bachelor and master degree) whether the education 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. This may take some time and we recommend you to apply as soon as you know you will apply for this position. If no answer within the application deadline, please enclose documentation from NOKUT that they have received your application
  • documentation of language skills (English) http://www.uib.no/en/med/115526/english-language-requirements-phd-admission
  • complete list of publications and scientific work you want to be evaluated
  • any publication in your name
  • two referees (name and contact information)

About the Department of Clinical Science

Department of Clinical Science aims to conduct research, guidance and teaching at a high international level in order to achieve the Faculty's vision "new knowledge for better health". The department has important tasks in the training of new doctors, master degree programs, and PhD education within medicine and pharmacy.

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About the Employer: University of Bergen (UiB)

Benefits

  • Exciting development opportunities as part of your role in a strong professional environment
  • Salary at pay grade 54 (code 1017/pay framework 20.10) NKR 491 200 before taxes, in the state scale. Further increases in salary will be based on seniority in the position. For applicants with at least one year of employment in a position as a General Practitioner or Dentist, salary level 56 NKR 507 600. Medical specialist start on wage level 59 NKR 534 400
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Good welfare benefits

General information:

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.

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Contact details

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: Svein Haavik, e-mail: Svein.Haavik@uib.no, phone: +47 41120797

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