PhD Research Program in Biomedical Ethics at University of Basel in Switzerland, 2014

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel is offering PhD research program at the Medical and Science Faculties, as well as the Department of Bio systems Science and Engineering in Switzerland. Applicant must have enrolled in a Swiss Bologna accredited 3 year PhD program in biomedical ethics. English language skills are required. German and French language would be preferred. PhD position will start from fall 2014. Email your application by January 15th, 2014.. The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel, Switzerland is dedicated to research and teaching of biomedical ethics at the Medical and Science Faculties, as well as the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (a Basel based department of the ETH Zurich). For our PhD program, we are looking for an enthusiastic graduate student to study challenging ethical problems related to all fields of science. The topic of the PhD work would be based on student’s choice and expertise. It will thus be discussed during the interview process and decided upon after selection.. This position is open for pursuing PhD at University of Basel in Switzerland.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Excellent academic grades/evaluations (MA or MSc).
· Applicants with experience in the field of medicine and health sciences are strongly urged to apply.
· Enthusiasm, responsibility, and interest in an academic career.
· Ability to design a PhD research project and to work independently.
· Applicants are expected to have excellent language skills in English.
· Additional language skills such as German and French would be preferred.
Benefits of the scholarship: Students will complete empirical methods courses as part of the PhD program in order to successfully conduct their PhD Project. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of bioethics, biomedical ethics and research ethics. They will also have the possibility to contribute to the academic life at the IBMB, including small-scale contributions to teaching, as well as collaboration in research projects and academic publications in peer reviewed journals. Enrollment in a Swiss Bologna accredited 3 year PhD program in biomedical ethics (in English).
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Length of PhD program will be of 3 years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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