Ongeveer 15 uur geleden - VU - Amsterdam
The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics established the Hermine Weijland Fellowship in 2017 with the aim of attracting and promoting …
Project description This PhD project will focus on investigating the use of new disruptive methodologies and technologies in healthcare using (near real-time) …
This PhD project will focus on investigating the use of new disruptive methodologies and technologies in healthcare using (near real-time) data gathering and data analytics, high performance computing (HPC), internet of things, distributed machine learning and cognitive computing and their impact on traditional business models of healthcare providers, industrial suppliers, and healthcare insurance companies.
What does the position entail?
Some of the important research questions that need to be addressed are:
The research will take place in close collaboration between the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), part of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the SURF Open Innovation Lab at SURFsara, where expertise and experimental facilities on HPC and Big Data analytics will support the conducted research.
What will you do?
There is considerable scope for the candidate to help define the more detailed focus of his/her investigation within the broader realm of smart healthcare as described above in relation with his/her own expertise/interest. The research will require strong analytical and methodological skills as well as the ability to work with HPC and cognitive science engineers.
What we are looking for
What we offer
The PhD position is a fully salaried position. Successful candidates are appointed on a full-time basis for a total of 4 years. Candidate's performance is evaluated after 18 months and if positive, the contract is extended for another 2.5 years. Your salary would be € 2.222,- gross per month in the first year up to € 2.840,- gross per month in the fourth year according to the PhD-student salary scale based on the university CLA (VSNU) pay scale.
Each year an evaluation will take place.
Other conditions: 8% holiday pay, fixed year-end bonus, 29 holiday days per year (for a full time position 38 hours a week). Reimbursement for commutes up to 45 kilometers (one way).
Interested in further information?
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Applicants should send a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, information about relevant teaching and research experience, and 2 reference letters from academics.