12/06/2019

Senior Researcher in the field of mountain emergency medicine/high altitude medicine and physiology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Eurac Research
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesMedicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    14/07/2019 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Bolzano/Bozen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/09/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    CUP D56C18001370006
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

The Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine works in close collaboration with the National Health Service aiming to implement scientific projects in the field of mountain emergency and high altitude medicine. The predominant research objectives include: establishing international registries, performing randomised clinical trials and field studies, and developing international guidelines. Results are regularly published in scientific journals and presented at scientific meetings, workshops and congresses. Moreover, we promote and offer education and training in the field of mountain emergency medicine. The Institute is currently building a research facility to simulate emergency scenarios in extreme environmental conditions, such as: high altitude (hypo- and normobaric hypoxia up to 9000m altitude equivalent), extreme temperatures, wind, rain and snow. The facility is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2019.

The Institute collaborates with the Medical University of Innsbruck/Austria, University of Padova/Italy, University of Varese/Italy, University of Girona/Spain, International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine ICAR MEDCOM, International Society of Mountain Medicine ISMM, Mountain Rescue Services, Helicopter Emergency Medical Services, and various other scientific organisations.

 

Tasks:

  • Execution of the technical project “MEDSENS project” FESR/EFRE 2014-2020 of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen - Alto Adige/Südtirol CUP D56C18001370006, which involves medical devices and sensor technology development; preparation of study protocols and application to the ethics committee, coordination and organisation (project management) of the project including experimental laboratory and field investigations
  • Collaboration in the technical development of sensor technologies
  • Analysis and elaboration of statistical data
  • Writing and submission of scientific publications
  • Participation in and organisation of scientific meetings and workshops

 

Requirements:

  • A degree in medicine (or qualified health care professional), physics, engineering, biology or sport sciences
  • Experience in medical/physiological research
  • Experience in emergency medicine, otorhinolaryngology or intensive care is desirable
  • PhD is desirable
  • Experience in managing EU funded projects is desirable
  • Experience in technical development of devices with human applications is desirable
  • Very good English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Italian and/or German language skills (written and spoken) desirable
  • Good ability with MS Office programs
  • Skills with statistical software desirable
  • Experience in electronic searches of scientific literature
  • Versatility, capability to work in a team and good organisational skills
  • Envisaged start date: as soon as possible (no later than Fall 2019)

 

We offer:

  • Two years contract with possibility of extension
  • Full-time contract
  • Salary will be defined according to study degree and experience

 

 

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application (CV, cover letter and further relevant documents) by 5pm on the 14.07.2019 to the following address:

Eurac Research

Institute for Mountain Emergency Medicine

Viale Druso 1 – 39100 Bolzano

Email: mountain.emergency@eurac.edu - www.eurac.edu

Tel: +39 0471 055 541 / Fax: + 39 0471 055 549

 

 

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesMedicine
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringBiomedical engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsApplied physics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Medical sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Engineering: PhD or equivalent
    Physics: PhD or equivalent
    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

  • Execution of the technical project “MEDSENS project” FESR/EFRE 2014-2020 of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen - Alto Adige/Südtirol CUP D56C18001370006, which involves medical devices and sensor technology development; preparation of study protocols and application to the ethics committee, coordination and organisation (project management) of the project including experimental laboratory and field investigations
  • Collaboration in the technical development of sensor technologies
  • Analysis and elaboration of statistical data
  • Writing and submission of scientific publications
  • Participation in and organisation of scientific meetings and workshops

Specific Requirements

  • A degree in medicine (or qualified health care professional), physics, engineering, biology or sport sciences
  • Experience in medical/physiological research
  • Experience in emergency medicine, otorhinolaryngology or intensive care is desirable
  • PhD is desirable
  • Experience in managing EU funded projects is desirable
  • Experience in technical development of devices with human applications is desirable
  • Very good English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Italian and/or German language skills (written and spoken) desirable
  • Good ability with MS Office programs
  • Skills with statistical software desirable
  • Experience in electronic searches of scientific literature
  • Versatility, capability to work in a team and good organisational skills
  • Envisaged start date: as soon as possible (no later than Fall 2019)

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine
Italy
Bolzano/Bozen
39100

EURAXESS offer ID: 416400

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