The Instituto de Saude Publica da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP) is hiring two assistant researchers for the project Diabetes & obesity at the crossroads between Oncological and Cardiovascular diseases a system analysis NETwork towards precision medicine (DOCnet).

Assistant Researcher DOCNet - Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Admission requirements

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology or a related field and have relevant experience and publication track-record in Cardiovascular Epidemiology. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cohort studies projects. The initiative and critical thinking will also be taken into account in evaluating candidates. Two or more years of independent Post-Doctoral research in projects in this specific research area will be valuable. Excellent reading, writing and comprehension skills in English (mandatory).

Activity Outline

The candidate to be hired, with excellent research record is expected to: lead the research activities related with handling of epidemiologic data -methodologic strategies, data analysis and manuscript drafting. Working language is English.

Work place

Instituto de Saude Publica da Universidade do proto (ISPUP), Porto, Portugal


The initial duration of the position is 12 months, with a predicted a starting date of April 2017, and a possible extension up to the end of the project in 30th of April 2019. The financial aspects are outlined in the budget allowance of the project, which assigns a salary of 2027.88 per month (adding the food allowance)

Call start and finish dates

13th of March and finish in the 30th of March 2017

Applications must be sent by email to:

One post in Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Further information

One post in Diabetes Epidemiology

Further information