A research fellowship is available within the framework of the project How childhood social adversity shapes health: The biology of social adversity (PTDC/DTP-EPI/1687/2014), (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016838) funded by FEDER through the Operational Programme Competitiveness and Internationalization and national funding from the Foundation for Science and Technology – FCT (Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education).

Admission requirements: Applicants must have a Master degree in Health Sciences or Biostatistics or Bioinformatics or Statistics or equivalent areas. Training and experience in statistics analyses is required. Computer programming skills in R and STATA are essential. Experience in longitudinal analysis and with biological datasets will be appreciated and valued.

Activity Outline: The successful applicant will work in close interaction with the research team and will be responsible for the statistical analyses.

Work place:

Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto), Portugal, under the scientific supervision of Sílvia Fraga.

Duration:

The initial duration of the position is 12 months, with a predicted starting date of June 2017, and a possible extension up to 24 months, if does not exceed the end date of the project scheduled for 15 May 2019.

Call start and finish dates:

May 30th to June 12th.

Documents Required:

Applications must be formalized by sending an application letter with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, academic certificate, a letter of motivation. Applications may be delivered personally or sent by e-mail.

Submission of applications:

Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas, 135 4050-600 Porto Telephone: 222 061 820, email: secretaria@ispup.up.pt

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