Region Hovedstaden

Region Hovedstaden

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PhD student position in STEMI

A PhD position is available in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Department of Cardiology at the Heart Center, Rigshospitalet.

During the latest 30 years, primary PCI (PPCI) has become a routine operation in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The procedure removes the thrombus, stent the vessel and salvage myocardium.

The specific aim of the position is to characterize the effect of primary PCI on myocardial damage and microcirculatory integrity.

Responsibilities and tasks 

The PhD student will have direct access to data registries and data from a large, randomized trial and will also work directly with patients and assist in primary PCI research procedures. The PhD student will be part of a research team consisting of a professor, a senior consultant, 3 PhD students, a variable number of scholarship students and 3 research nurses. The PhD student will be involved in conduction of the clinical trial (PULSE-MI) and under supervision be responsible for collection of data, management of data and statistical data evaluation. The PhD student will be directly involved in academic writing and reporting of data in scientific journals.

Projected start date:  December 1st 2022 or when convenient.  

Qualifications 

The successful candidate will have qualifications or experience within one or several of the following areas: 

  • Clinical experience  
  • Research related to healthcare data from registries and electronic patient records 
  • Research related to randomized clinical trials
  • Competence in statistics and/or machine learning techniques 

Formal requirements 

To be accepted for the position, it is a condition that you have a degree as – or considered to be equivalent to - a Danish Medical Doctor and have an authorization to work as a Danish Medical Doctor. A student in medicine at the last semester can also apply.

It is a prerequisite that the PhD candidate is enrolled as a PhD student at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences according to the rules stipulated in the Ministerial order on the PhD program at the universities (PhD order) from the Ministry of Science, Innovation, and Higher Education and the guidelines for the PhD program at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. 

Terms of salary and employment 

The salary and appointment terms will be as a clinical assistant according to the Agreement for Junior Doctors agreed between Danish Regions (Regionernes Lønnings- og Takstnævn) and The Danish Association of Junior Doctors (Yngre Læger). The candidate will be employed at the Heart Center, Rigshospitalet.

Application   

The application must be in English and include the following documents/attachment:   

1. Motivated letter of application   

2. Curriculum vitae   

3. Documentation of MD certificate

The application should be submitted electronically. Please be aware that we only accept applications sent through the link.

Questions   

For further details please contact professor, senior consultant Thomas Engstrøm, PhD, DMSc e-mail: Thomas.engstroem@regionh.dk (Tel. 35458444) or senior consultant Jacob Lønborg, PhD, DMSc, e-mail: Jacob.thomsen.loenborg.01@regionh.dk (Tel. 35458176).

Deadline for application: November 1st, 2022

Assessment of the applicants will be made by an assessment committee. Final assessment will be on the basis of an interview with an appointed committee.

All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

 

  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Rigshospitalet
  • Kontaktperson
    Thomas Engstrøm
    Thomas.Engstroem@regionh.dk
  • Adresse
    Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
  • Stillingstype
    Læge
  • Speciale
    Intern medicin: Kardiologi
  • Ansættelsesform
    Tidsbegrænset periode
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    01-12-2022
  • Regionens jobnr.
    243632
  • Quick-nr.
    437438
  • Indrykningsdato
    21-09-2022
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    01-11-2022 (udløbet)


  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Rigshospitalet
  • Adresse
    Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
  • Kontaktperson
    Thomas Engstrøm
    Thomas.Engstroem@regionh.dk
  • Stillingstype
    Læge
  • Speciale
    Intern medicin: Kardiologi
  • Ansættelsesform
    Tidsbegrænset periode
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    01-12-2022
  • Regionens jobnr.
    243632
  • Quick-nr.
    437438
  • Indrykningsdato
    21-09-2022
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    01-11-2022 (udløbet)

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