PhD/MD Research Studentship at The Research Training Network INTACT

The Research Training Network INTACT is a multi-disciplinary network of 9 partners from 8 European countries (Germany, France, Czech Republic, UK, Hungary, Portugal, The Netherlands, Switzerland) which aims to improve health care for women with eating disorders.

INTACT will research and develop individually tailored treatment and stepped care interventions based around risk and maintaining factors, and the processes of getting well and staying well. The network will use a wide range of methodologies spanning genetics, neurobiology, psycholinguistics, psychotherapy process and mental health service research to internet and communication technology.

The network's training program combines local specialist with network-wide training activities including individual training-through-research, secondments to other network partners, education in transferable skills, regular network meetings, summer schools and mentoring to advise trainees on career paths. In addition to the monthly salary, allowances for the transnational mobility program and for career development will also be provided.

The Center for Psychotherapy Research, University Hospital Heidelberg, offers a position in "Internet software engineering for e-health applications"

Applicants should have experiences in the following areas:

  • Java
  • C/C++
  • SQL
  • mobile networks and wireless messaging (SMS, MMS)
  • Web design
  • Linux system administration

Who can apply?
Applicants should have a degree in Computer Sciences (Internet, software development, mobile communications) and should be in an early stage of their academic career (max. 4 years of research experience). To encourage mobility, successful candidates may have spent at most 12 out of the last 36 months in the host country (Germany) before appointment. Appointments of researchers to work in their country of own nationality can be made only if the candidate has been active outside the EU or Associated States for more than 4 out of the last 6 years. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Starting date of the position is Sep/Oct 2007 (duration initially limited to 3 years).

For further information on the application details, please visit www.intact.psyres.de

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