Zurich (CH): PhD Position

University Hospital: PhD Position (60%) at Department of Neonatology

Department of Neonatology of the University Hospital Zurich

PhD Position 60 %

The PhD position is available at the Department of Neonatology of the University Hospital Zurich and aims to be integrated in the framework of the doctoral program "Clinical Science". You can find further information about the program here: Doctoral program Clinical Science https://www.med.uzh.ch/en/doctoralprograms/clinicalscience.html

The PhD student will be involved in an ongoing multidisciplinary project financed by the SNF, entitled: "Impact of intrauterine growth restriction on brain development and consequences for later neurodevelopmental outcome: a prospective cohort study."

Your responsibilities

  • Recruiting of families
  • Panel maintenance
  • Neurological and neuropsychological testing of infants
  • Analysing longitudinal data
  • Train and supervise junior group members (bachelor and master students)

Your profile

  • University Master of Science in Medicine, Biomedicine, Psychology or an equivalent academic degree
  • Motivation for child development diagnostics
  • Interest and commitment to scientific work
  • Previous experience in research projects of advantage
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self- managed, able to work independently and within a team
  • Good Computer skills and experience with statistical data analysis software of advantage
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in •German, Swiss-German of advantage
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English

What we offer

  • Dynamic and attractive working environment with an interdisciplinary team in neonatology, developmental psychology, developmental paediatrics, CNS neuroimaging, obstetrics
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and an interactive scientific atmosphere
  • Opportunities for professional development (e.g., PhD, participation on conferences, workshops)
  • Flexible working hours

For additional information about an employment at the University of Zurich, please visit: Working at UZH

Place of work


Start of employment

Start of employment 01.06.2021 or upon agreement. Application deadline 15.05.2021. Please, include in your application a cover letter with statement of motivation, transcripts of BSc and MSc grades, CV (max 2 pages), and 1 letter of support or the name and contact details of one referee.

Further information

Piroska Herpai

Jetzt online bewerben https://ohws.prospective.ch/public/v1/application/ad22a856-b661-415f-b0ab-e74af9cd96eb?lang=en

Die Ausschreibung ist auch im Internet unter https://jobs.uzh.ch/offene-stellen/phd-position/ad22a856-b661-415f-b0ab-e74af9cd96eb abrufbar.

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