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Postdoc Cardiovascular Disease

Scientific Researcher
  • Closing date 29-06-2022
  • 17.22.22.TDA
  • 36 hours
  • Research university
  • Research & Education

Questions? Contact our recruiter

  • Closing date 29-06-2022
  • 17.22.22.TDA

Job description

This research project is embedded in a large international attempt focused on early recognition and prevention of cardiovascular disease, using a ‘DigitalTwin’. ‘MyDigiTwin’ is a scientific initiative to develop a platform in which individuals can, for the first time, directly compare their personal health data with big-data reference data available from multiple cohorts, including ± 200,000 national and ± 500,000 international volunteers with long-term follow-up.

The focus of the current project is on big-data validation of existing prediction models of cardiovascular risk, events and potential treatment effects.

You will be involved in data-collection related to cardiovascular disease. Your will analyze the currently existing prediction models for cardiovascular disease and validate these using large-nation wide datasets. Ultimately, you will disseminate the findings through scientific articles and conference presentations.

Work environment

A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way in research, education, and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow.

The candidate will be a appointed at the Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine and will be closely collaborating with the Department of Epidemiology.

Qualifications and skills

  • You are a highly motivated candidate with a PhD-degree in medicine, biomedical sciences, epidemiology, or a related field.
  • Experience with any of the following types of data or research questions would also be a strength: cardiovascular disease; vascular imaging (e.g., CT or MRI); data science; prediction modeling.
  • A strong command of English is required; knowledge of Dutch is also mandatory.

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 4.707,- (scale 10), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Dr. Wiro Niessen, Biomedical Imaging, e-mail: or Dr. Daniel Bos, Epidemiologist – Associate professor, e-mail:

For queries regarding your application, please contact Jerry Chandansingh, Recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 500 310 06.

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

No agencies please.

Application proces

Step 1 - Apply

Did we get you excited about this position? Submit your application through the application button. You will receive a confirmation of receipt from our recruiter right away.

Step 2 - Selection

Based on your application, we check to see if there is a fit between us. We will let you know as soon as possible whether you are invited for an interview.

Step 3 - Interview

You have been invited for an interview, great! In this first meeting we get to know each other and see if You can form an idea of the position, the department and Erasmus MC. If the interview goes well usually a second interview follows.

Step 4 - Offer and terms

It’s a match! Your future manager will discuss your salary and employment with you. You will also receive more information about our other terms of employment.

Step 5 - Getting started

Your first working day has come! We are more than happy to have you. Your new department will give you a warm welcome and provide you with all the information you need. Enjoy your job at Erasmus MC!

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Jerry Chandansingh

Jerry Chandansingh
Erasmus MC

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