12 Fully Funded PhD Positions in Data Science & Health

Time Span: 01 May 2019 for 3 years

Application Deadline:  17 Feb 2019

Funded: yes

Type of Position

  • PhD – Individual Supervisor
  • PhD – Doctoral Programme

Field of Research

  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Engineering

SubjectsComputer ScienceDescriptionDo you want to bring artificial intelligence and data science to the forefront of health research? Three top institutions – the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the German Cancer Research Center and Heidelberg University – joined to tackle this thrilling area by providing a unique doctoral program. Apply if you can see the potential of techniques like deep learning in the health sector, and if you feel ready for shaping the future of our well-being.

Mission Statement
The aim of the Helmholtz Information & Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health) is to attract, promote and train the best young talents at the interface between data science and health-related applications. HIDSS4Health offers a structured doctoral training program embedded in a highly interdisciplinary research environment bringing together experts from the data and life sciences. The scientific curriculum is complemented by training measures that provide doctoral researchers with the key qualifications expected from future leaders in science and industry.

Overall Process
We will perform an annual candidate selection process, announcing 12 open positions in 2019. We will select candidates by a four-step process: (1) the written application, (2) an optional Skype interview for shortlisted candidates, (3) an on-site selection event, and (4) matching projects and candidates. Evaluation criteria for the candidates are an excellent academic record and a strong motivation for the interdisciplinarity of the projects.

Starting date is May 1st or later.

Application Procedure and More Details
Please visit http://www.hidss4health.de for details.

RequirementsWe are looking for excellent graduates holding master degrees, received by July 2019 at the latest, in computer science, mathematics, engineering, physics or related quantitative sciences (e.g., bioinformatics or medical informatics).Working Language

  • English
  • German

Language of Dissertation

  • English
  • German

Required Documents

  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Others : Proof of English language, application form

More Informationhttp://www.hidss4health.de

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