01/07/2020

Research of the effects of and internationalization of an assessment instrument for oral care for the frail elderly


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    KU Leuven
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    14/08/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Leuven
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BAP-2020-470

You will perform doctoral research on the effects of a recently developed oral health assessment instrument which aims to improve oral health care for care-dependent frail elderly. In addition, you will cooperate in developing an international research network in order to broaden the research regarding this instrument and also in incorporating the instrument internationally.

Benefits

We offer a full time employment for a period of 4 years, starting immediately and with an evaluation after 6 months. The research needs to result in a doctoral thesis. Our dynamic, multidisciplinary and professional team will support you in your research and with obtaining your doctoral degree.

Eligibility criteria

  • You are a dentist or you have a master degree in the Humanities of Social Sciences or Biomedical Sciences.
  • You graduated cum laude. Please provide a transcript of records or grade list.
  • You have a excellent knowledge of Dutch and a good knowledge of English (both spoken and written).
  • You are experienced in scientific literature research.
  • You have a scientific and smooth writing style. Please provide published articles if applicable.
  • You are familiar with the basics of statistics. Knowledge of statistical analyses in SPSS is a prerequisite. Experience with multi-level analyses, longitudinal analyses and missing data analyses is an important plus.
  • You are willing to become proficient in quantitative (for example the development of questionnaires) as well as in qualitative (f.e. focusgroup conversations) research methods.
  • You can transfer knowledge in a clear and pleasant way. A specific diploma for teaching (f.e. Specifieke Lerarenopleiding or SLO) is a plus.
  • You have an inquisitive personality and are fascinated by the research theme.
  • You are enthusiastic, a go-getter, and you easily come into contact with people.
  • You have analytical talent and know how to bring structure in a multitude of information.
  • You are a constructive team player, open to multidisciplinary feedback.
  • You are an independent worker, you possess a sense of responsibility and you are well-organized, so short deadlines pose no problem.
  • You are willing to travel for the research.

Selection process

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Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
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Leuven
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