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International Chiropractic Research Fellows

University of Zurich and Balgrist University Hospital
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Faculty of Medicine / Balgrist University Hospital

The Department of Chiropractic Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich and Balgrist University Hospital, seeks to fill two positions of

International Chiropractic Research Fellows

at an advanced post-doctoral, Assistant or Associate Professor level, with the interest to perform independent high-level research projects. These are three-year positions, with the potential for subsequent career opportunities at the University of Zurich.

Our goal is to foster academic research in the field of chiropractic medicine and to strengthen the chiropractic research focus at the multi-disciplinary Balgrist University Hospital. We are promoting clinical or basic science research programs aimed at advancing the understanding of musculoskeletal pain conditions and/or chiropractic treatment mechanisms as well as epidemiological research focused on chiropractic medicine.

The International Chiropractic Research Fellows are offered the opportunity to establish their research programs at the Balgrist University Hospital and the University of Zurich in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Spinal Research Group (http://www.painresearch.ch) of the Department of Chiropractic Medicine. The Balgrist University Hospital (https://www.balgrist.ch) offers a unique setting for the study of musculoskeletal pain conditions and collaborative opportunities with related medical disciplines, including rheumatology, neurology, and orthopedics. Its research arm, the Balgrist Campus (http://www.balgristcampus.ch), is a multidisciplinary environment with research groups investigating musculoskeletal health problems from different angles. Experts come together from a large range of medical and non-medical fields, including neurosciences, health sciences, molecular biology, engineering, and robotics. The Balgrist Campus offers a modern state-of-the art work environment with several core facilities, such as human testing rooms, wet labs, a movement analysis laboratory, and MR imaging.

Your profile

– Completed education in Chiropractic or Chiropractic Medicine

– Completed PhD in a relevant discipline (basic science, clinical science, epidemiology)

– Preferentially post-doctoral experience

– Publication record in peer-reviewed international journals

– Motivated to work in an interdisciplinary environment

We offer

– A three-year full-time research position (remuneration dependent on experience)

– A competitive start-up package, including staff support and equipment

– Work in a multidisciplinary team of chiropractors, physicians, neuropsychologists, physiotherapists and exercise scientists

– Interdisciplinary approaches to advance the research of mechanisms underlying musculoskeletal pain in the areas of biomechanics, muscle- and neurophysiology

– Integration of Chiropractic Medicine in an University hospital and academic environment

Please send your application including personal statement, CV, and two reference letters to petra.schweinhardt@balgrist.ch. Earliest start date: June 2018. Applications are considered until positions are filled.


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University of Zurich and Balgrist University Hospital

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