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Postdoc Job in Medicine – CHART Project, Bergen, Norway

University of Bergen (UiB)


University of Bergen recruits Postdoc Job in CHART Project at the Faculty of Medicine, Department for Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), at the Community Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Health Management group (SAMLET) – Norway, Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Health Management group (SAMLET)
Faculty of Medicine, Department for Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), at the Community Medicine,
University of Bergen (UiB)

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Qualification Details

  • The applicant must hold a Norwegian PhD or an equivalent degree within Medicine (preferably) or Psychology or Social sciences  or have the doctoral thesis submitted prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the PhD has been awarded at the latest within 1. December 2021.
  • Competence in quantitative methods and good analysis skills
  • Good skills in Norwegian and English orally and in writing
  • Other languages ​​will be seen as positive
  • Work independently, structured, and good coordination and collaboration skills
  • Ability to innovate and implement
  • Experience from relevant research projects on migrants and integration will be prioritised
  • Experience with the development and organization of interventions and courses will be seen as positive, especially arrangements organized for / together with migrants
  • Scientific publications and / or other professional communication related to immigrants will be emphasized

For the application to be processed, the candidate must be affiliated with a different research environment than they were in when they did their PhD.

Responsibilities/Job Description

This Postdoctoral research-fellow will specifically work with the first part of the project: «Interactions between somatic health, mental health and social integration in a trajectory perspective. A cohort study ». This part is an extension of the CHART project (Health and health care needs among Syrian refugees | Thematic area: General Practice | UiB). The working place is Alrek health cluster at the University of Bergen.

The postdoc will work closely with the leading researcher and mentor Professor Esperanza Diaz at the Department for Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), other senior researchers at the project, and two PhD candidates at the same study. The job includes coordinating the various parts of the study in collaboration with the main researcher and collaboration with, among others, the University of Bergen, the University College of Western Norway, Bergen Municipality and Caritas Bergen.

The main tasks will be to:

  • Organize data collection for the next gathering point for former participants in the CHART project
  • Perform statistical analyzes
  • Write academic articles and reports
  • Communicate the results to decision makers and other stakeholders
  • Teach students in the subject migration and health when needed
  • Coordinate the work with the qualitative part of the study and with the intervention study

How to Apply?

Online Application  through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

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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
  • transcripts and diplomas (applicants with education from other countries than Norway must enclose witnessed diplomas in both the original language and authorized translations) and documentation of submitted doctoral thesis
  • complete list of publications
  • publications (pdf) it is important that each of the scholarly works on which the committee should place special emphasis, is attached in its entirety
  • two referees (name and contact information)

About the Employer: University of Bergen (UiB)

Note or Other details

Further information about our employment process can be found here.

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Contact details

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: professor Esperanza Diaz, e-mail: Esperanza.Diaz@uib.no, phone: +47 47414104

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