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Post-doctoral research position in Public Health. Deadline: February 28, 2008


Deadline: February 28, 2008

Institution/Organiser: Public Health Policy and Development, Central European University, Budapest

Kind of support/work: Post-doctoral research position

Site: Budapest, Hungary

Topics: The Center for Policy Studies and the Department of Public Policy at the Central European University invite applicants for a post doctoral research position starting in spring 2009.

The successful candidate will help strengthen existing public welfare research at CEU by specializing in public health policy and development. S/he will initiate new research on the challenges of delivering public health services in low and middle income countries.

Candidates would be invited to carry out research that addresses one or more of the following themes:

  • organizing and financing effective health care for graying or shrinking populations
  • public policy towards migration, informal work and care drain
  • tackling major diseases within restricted budgets and shortages of health care professionals
  • integrating public health promotion into development policy at national or sub-national level

Eligibility: Applicants should be early stage researchers, with a PhD from economics, sociology, public policy or other relevant social science discipline.

The position is initially for two years but may lead to a longer term appointment.

CEU is an English-speaking graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences and humanities.

Contact: Dr. Andrew Cartwright, Human Resources Office, Central European University

Address H-1051 Budapest, Nador u. 9., Hungary

Fax: + 36 (1) 235-6135

E-mail: cartwrighta@ceu.hu  

Internet: http://www.ceu.hu/jobbank