You cannot apply for this job anymore.
Browse the current job offers or choose an item in the top navigation above.
Full-time PhD position in the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘RE-SAMPLE’ on effective disease management and personalised prediction and decision making for patients with COPD and complex chronic conditions.
Are you ready to work on state-of-the-art tailored eHealth interventions for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and multi-morbidity? In RE-SAMPLE, a European Horizon 2020 project, we aim to take a giant leap in the field of chronic disease management building upon and going beyond existing initiatives, towards evidence-based, inclusive, preventive care and targeted treatment. This enables to “treat a person, not the disease(s)”. Multi-morbidity is highly prevalent in patients with COPD. Timely and preventive care is essential, as exacerbations of COPD and complications are detrimental to patients. The RE-SAMPLE objectives are to:
RE-SAMPLE is a collaboration between multidisciplinary partners from the Netherlands (University of Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Roessingh Research and Development) and other European countries (Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain).
We are seeking a PhD candidate for the full-time 4-year RE-SAMPLE project within Health Technology and Services Research (HTSR), TechMed Centre, the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences (BMS), University of Twente. The PhD candidate at HTSR focuses on effective disease management in patients with COPD and comorbid conditions by:
In addition, the PhD candidate supports the design of an observational cohort for real-world data collection and develops a personalised eHealth programme, and is an active member of the RE-SAMPLE consortium. The PhD candidate is expected to perform high quality and internationally visible research with publications in high rank peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Carine Doggen, Dr. Anke Lenferink and Dr. Marjolein Brusse-Keizer, HTSR at the University of Twente. The candidate will be appointed for a period of four years, at the end of which a PhD thesis needs to be delivered. During this period, the PhD candidate broadens her/his knowledge by joining European RE-SAMPLE consortium meetings and participates in (inter)national conferences and workshops.
We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and curiosity-driven researcher:
Are you interested to join our RE-SAMPLE team at HTSR, University of Twente?
We offer a four-year fulltime PhD position, starting May 17, 2021;
At Health Technology and Services Research (HTSR), expertise in clinical epidemiology, health technology assessment, behavioral research and data science is combined to support decisions on process and innovation development, evaluation and implementation, based on (clinical) effectiveness. HTSR research aims to evaluate the impact of new health technologies to optimise healthcare: the effects of innovations (including innovative technology and processes) on clinical and health outcomes, quality and safety of healthcare, delivery of health services and associated healthcare. HTSR is located in the Technical Medical Centre (TechMed centre), a leading Innovation Hub equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, ranging from research labs, preclinical testbeds and simulated hospital environments, aiming to improving healthcare by personalised technology.
University of Twente (UT)
Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB, Enschede
We like to make it easy for you, sign in for these and other useful features: