University Hospital Zurich, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

PhD Position in Otorhinolaryngology
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The department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (chair: Prof. Alexander Huber) provides clinical services related to ear, nose and throat. The department performs researches on basic sciences and clinical application of ear, nose and throat, as well.

You will work on research projects with focus on questions related to hearing loss due to structural damages of the tympanic membrane and surgical reconstruction of the tympanic membrane. You will write a dissertation, consisting of research papers suitable for publication in peer-reviewed journals and are expected to present your research at international conferences. You get the opportunity to participate in the PhD program Clinical Science and to be involved in teaching activities.

You have gained a Master's degree in Medicine with excellent grades. You have very good language skills in English and basic language skills in German. We expect a self-dependent personality with a strong interest in clinical research, who shows extraordinary initiative and motivation.We are looking for a team player.

The research group Otology and Biomechanics of Hearing consists of interdiciplinary teams. The PhD position is secured for three years and the salary per year is approximately CHF 47'000 gross in the first year and CHF 50'000 gross in the third year. For medical doctors there is the option to fullfill 20% of clinical work within the employment as PhD Student. The PhD program in Clinical Science offers an interessting curriculum providing skills in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. A variety of additional courses e.g. on academic writing or presentation skills are available.

Place of work: University Hospital Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 24, 8091 Zurich

The preferred employment start date is 1 September 2021 or to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by 1 July 2021. Interviews with the candidates are planned for the beginning of July 2021.

For information on the PhD position: PD Dr. Jae Hoon Sim

For information on the PhD program Clinical Science: Lisa Marxt