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Research Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology, University of Ioannina

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Research Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology, University of Ioannina

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Research Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology

General Description of the Project: The Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology of the University of Ioannina invites applications for two Research Fellows. These posts are embedded in the project "Blood pressure, blood pressure lowering medications and risk of cancer" funded as part of the ARISTEIA II grand scheme in Greece. Hypertension and cancer are two multi-factorial, severe and chronic conditions. There is limited and in some occasion controversial evidence for an association between hypertension or anti-hypertensive treatment and cancer risk. This proposal aims to investigate further these associations with total cancer risk and risk by cancer site using state-of-the-art evidence synthesis methods and unique large observational datasets. The Fellows will also get involved in other exciting research initiatives within the Department that offer the opportunity for meaningful professional growth, mentoring, and achievement. The grant supports also opportunities for training and career development (workshops, conferences and networking activities), and collaboration with various European research groups. It is also possible for the Fellows to conduct PhD in the Department.

General Description of the Department: The Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology was founded in 1979 and it's internationally-recognized expertise is on research methodology, evaluation of epidemiologic bias and evidence synthesis methods (www.dhe.med.uoi.gr). The citation impact of the department’s publications is among the highest in Europe across any scientific discipline. There are currently seven faculty members working in the Department and approximately 30 research or clinical fellows at various levels in their careers.

Qualifications: You should have an MSc, or equivalent, in epidemiology or in a related discipline (e.g., public health, biostatistics, etc.). Candidates with MD degrees and strong interest and some experience in epidemiological research will be also considered. Some experience in a statistical analysis software (e.g., STATA, SAS, R) and fluency in English are also essential.
Applications should include a CV in English, contact details for two academic or professional referees, and a cover letter with a personal statement (about half a page) describing your suitability and motivation.

For more information and applications please contact Dr. Kostas Tsilidis at ktsilidis@gmail.com (or ktsilidi@cc.uoi.gr) and/or visit http://users.uoi.gr/ktsilidi/
Gross Salary: 21,000-24,000 Euro per annum depending on experience and qualifications
Position earliest start date: 1 February 2014
Position end date: 15 July 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA
MEDICAL SCHOOL
DEPARTMENT OF HYGIENE & EPIDEMIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA, IOANNINA, 45110, GREECE
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