The Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto - ISPUP) is currently recruiting for an Assistant Researcher in Cardiovascular/Diabetes Epidemiology Research for the project “Diabetes & obesity at the crossroads between Oncological and Cardiovascular diseases a system analysis NETwork towards precision medicine (DOCnet) (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000003).

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/Diabetes 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 Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto), Portugal


The initial duration of the position is 12 months, with a predicted starting date of June 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 finish date:

1st of June 2017

Applications must be sent by email to or personal delivery to Joana Ferreira, Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas 135, 4050-600 Porto, within the timeframe of the call and the subject : Investigador auxiliar DOCNet - Cardiovascular Epidemiology

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