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Senior Researcher in the field of high altitude medicine

Eurac Research is looking for a

Senior Researcher in the field of high altitude medicine
The Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine aims to implement scientific projects in the field of mountain emergency and high altitude medicine, to publish results in scientific journals and to organize scientific meetings, workshops and congresses. This Institute, under the auspices of Eurac Research, are designing a new test facility which will enable the controlled simulation of extreme climatic conditions (temperature, humidity, wind, rain and snow) under high altitude conditions (hypo- and normobaric hypoxia up to 9000m altitude); - for both medical research and industry R&D purposes. The facility terraXcube is expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
The Institute works in close cooperation 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, Health Services of South Tyrol and various scientific organizations.

· Execution of research projects in the field of high altitude medicine; inclusive of, preparation of study protocols and application to the ethics committee, coordination and organization of projects to be done in the terraXcube and related field work
· Clinical supervision of participants in research projects in simulation facilities and in the field
· Analysis and elaboration of statistical data
· Writing and submission of scientific publications
· Participation in and organization of scientific meetings, workshops and congresses
· Application to EU/national project funding programs

· PhD
· Degree in medicine and surgery (MD)
· International Diploma of Mountain Medicine (UIAA/ICAR/ISMM)
· Experience in research in high altitude medicine
· Clinical and research skills in neurophysiology (e.g. EEG, EMG, EP, psychophysical tests)
· Very good English language skills (written and spoken)
· German and/or Italian skills
· 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 organizational skills

We offer:
· Three year contract with possibility of extension
· Part-time contract with the possibility of combining research activity with clinical work at local hospitals (up to 50% working time)
· Salary will be defined according to study degree and experience
· Reimbursement of business trips expenses
· Special internal courses for research related skills

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their application (short cover letter; CV (European CV format desirable); please specify your experience in research, statistics, teaching and/or organization) by 15.06.2018 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
For further information please contact Hannes Gatterer: Tel: +39 0471 055 541

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