Would you like to design interactive tools for cancer patients to personalize their treatment? Are you interested in AI-based clinical decision support systems as part of the Personalized Care in Oncology (PersOn) project? And do you enjoy working in multidisciplinary and international teams? Then join us as a PhD Candidate at the Behavioral Science Institute in collaboration with TNO.
The Behavioural Science Institute at Radboud University and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) seek a PhD candidate to join the PersOn project and collaborate with a team including artificial intelligence experts and healthcare experts. You will be the one to bring the patient perspective to the project, aiming to leverage data collection, reflection and personal preferences from modelling to treatment with the patient in the loop' of the decision support system.
Several PhD candidates at different universities in the Netherlands will collaborate in this project. Although they will work on related but different subprojects, a close collaboration between them is necessary for successful completion of the project.
Your project will consist of:
If you are interested in this topic, please have a look at the project website. This project is closely related to another PhD project on interactive causal explanations for patient-centric personalised health. This PhD position comes with a 10% teaching load and the opportunity to work towards a University Teaching Qualification.
Fixed-term contract: You will be employed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4 year contract).
The Behavioural Science Institute (BSI) is a multidisciplinary research institute and one of the three research institutes of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Radboud University.
Our researchers collaborate across the boundaries of psychology, pedagogical and educational sciences, and communication science. Our mission is to strengthen people through understanding the foundations of human behaviour, by creating synergy between different paradigms and by facilitating craftsmanship, curiosity and connection in academic research.
BSI has seven research programmes covering three major research themes, namely human development, connection and health. BSI conducts fundamental as well as applied/translational research and has excellent facilities and support for lab and field research. Moreover, the institute is known for its successful graduate school and strong commitment to open science.
You will be a member of the BSI Graduate School, which offers a KNAW-accredited PhD programme training young behavioural science researchers. You will primarily be based at the Behavioural Science Institute at Radboud University. In addition, you will be based at TNO in Leiden or The Hague for 1 day per week.
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Make sure to apply no later than 30 Nov 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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