Application deadline: ASAP
The Virtual Physiological Human Institute, in short VPH Institute, is a not-for-profit organisation incorporated in Belgium, whose mission is to ensure that the Virtual Physiological Human is fully realised, universally adopted, and effectively used both in research and clinic. The Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), also identified with the word “in silico medicine”, is the field that uses patient-specific computer modeling and simulation to assist and improve all aspects of healthcare, ranging from prevention, over diagnosis and prognostic assessment to treatment, including the design and development of biomedical products.
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Over the coming 2.5 years, the VPHi will take the lead in building an ecosystem for digital twins in healthcare by actively engaging with all stakeholders (industry, regulators, healthcare professionals, patients), contributing to relevant regulatory guidances and policies, developing a roadmap towards the integrated human digital twin and compiling a compendium of online training materials. In order to develop the stakeholder outreach activities and training offer, we are looking for a motivated science communicator to join our team in Bologna. We offer a very dynamic work environment in an international setting at the forefront of in silico medicine. After a period of training, you will be expected to contribute to and possibly take the lead in the development of one or more of the aforementioned activities – always in concertation with the rest of the team.
Salary: up to 50k p.a. depending on experience – the contract will be on consultancy basis
Application deadline: as soon as possible
How to apply:
Send a CV, cover letter (detailing your relevant experience) and contact details of 2 references to Martina Contin (email@example.com) and Liesbet Geris (firstname.lastname@example.org) using ‘VPHi communication vacancy’ as title of the email.
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