PhD Opportunity in Biomedical Ethics

Employer
University of Basel
Location
Basel, Switzerland
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 27, 2021
Ref
166290
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel (IBMB), Switzerland ( http://ibmb.unibas.ch/ ), is dedicated to research and teaching of biomedical ethics at the Medical and Science Faculties. We are currently looking for a dynamic and independent graduate student (Master's degree) or medical doctors who are interested in carrying out their PhD work in biomedical ethics or bioethics.
This call is for "open-track" project, where the applicant can choose his or her doctoral thesis topic. The student will be chosen based on the qualifications below as well as the topic chosen by the student that best fits the research profile of the IBMB. We are specifically looking, among others, for a candidate with a double background in computer science (e.g. blockchain, machine learning) and ethics.

Position Available starting: Spring 2022 (position may begin earlier in late 2021 based on agreement)
Length of PhD Program: 3 years
PhD Salary: In accordance with SNSF doctoral salary guideline

Your profile

  • Master's degree in (computer) science, philosophy, law, bioethics, medicine, and other related fields.
  • Excellent language skills in English and German
  • Ability to speak and understand French is highly desirable.
  • Outstanding Master's and Bachelor's academic grades.
  • Enthusiasm, responsibility and interest in an academic career.
  • Ability to design and implement the project he/she designs.


We offer you

  • Enrolment in a Swiss Bologna accredited PhD Program in Bioethics, Health Policy and Legal medicine.
  • Student will complete empirical methods courses as part of the PhD Program in order to successfully conduct their PhD Project.
  • Student will also have the possibility to contribute to the academic life at the IBMB, including contributions to teaching.
  • The student is expected to support the professor as research assistant and contribute towards other research projects and academic publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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