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Position: PhD student in Health and Social Policy
Institution: Universität Luzern
Location: Luzern, Switzerland
Duties: Undertake research in the domain of health and social policy (in Switzerland and/or in comparative perspective) and related topics, such as health inequality or health politics; Support of other research projects developed at the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine; Support of teaching activities; Participate in internal seminars and at international academic conferences
Requirements: Completed Master's degree in Health Science, Health Politics, Health Economics, Political Science, Social Policy, Sociology, Public Health, or similar area; Knowledge and interest in health and social policy and related topics; Ability to discuss/write/present scientific results in English; Highly motivated, reliable, efficient, and able to work independently; Trained in statistical methods and/or econometrics; Ability to apply statistical software for data management and data analysis
   
Text: Department of Health Sciences and Medicine The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it comprises the four faculties of Theology, Cultural and Social Sciences, Law, Economics and the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine and has around 3'000 students. The Department of Health Sciences and Medicine promotes research and teaching in the areas of health, functioning, rehabilitation and well-being of individuals and society as a whole. We are committed to the close linking of science and practice as well as a broad national and international orientation. As of March 1, 2023, or by agreement, we are looking for a PhD student in Health and Social Policy Responsibilities:Undertake research in the domain of health and social policy (in Switzerland and/or in comparative perspective) and related topics, such as health inequality or health politics.Support of other research projects developed at the Department of Health Sciences and MedicineSupport of teaching activitiesParticipate in internal seminars and at international academic conferences Requirements:Completed Master's degree in Health Science, Health Politics, Health Economics, Political Science, Social Policy, Sociology, Public Health, or similar areaKnowledge and interest in health and social policy and related topicsAbility to discuss/write/present scientific results in EnglishHighly motivated, reliable, efficient, and able to work independentlyTrained in statistical methods and/or econometricsAbility to apply statistical software for data management and data analysis What we offer:A three-year contract to fulfil a PhD degreeAn opportunity for active involvement in different research projects at the Department of Health Sciences and MedicineA stimulating interdisciplinary working environmentAn excellent working space and access to a wide range of academic activities, training opportunities in specific scientific skills, and career developmentA salary in accordance with the regulations of the University of Lucerne How to apply:We look forward to receiving your application consisting of a single PDF including:A letter of motivation indicating your interest in the position (max 2 pages)CV indicating education, experience, and publications if applicableCopy of Certificates (Bachelor and Master)Questions regarding the position should be directed to Ass.-Prof. Dr. David Weisstanner (gwm@unilu.ch)Application must be submitted in a singel file (PDF format) by 31 December 2022 by clicking on the apply button below. Apply now www.unilu.ch/jobs
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