Do you want to represent the clinical PhD students at Karolinska Institutet in an evaluation of clinical research in Sweden?
We are looking for 4 PhD students to attend a hearing in English in Stockholm on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Participants in the hearing are an international panel of clinical research experts. The discussion with the PhD students takes place at 15.15-16.15. The venue will be announced later. The hearing will be in English.
The Swedish Research Council, on behalf of the government, evaluates clinical research in Sweden in the seven ALF regions. The evaluation is divided into three parts that review different aspects of quality. For more information about the evaluation and its three components, read more here.
In the evaluation of the clinical research conditions, on-site hearings will be conducted with representatives from county councils and university hospitals. At these hearings, it is very important that representatives from the doctoral group in each region be given the opportunity to express their views and perspectives on the conditions for research offered. The students’ opinions will be collected as part of the evaluation, the purpose of which is to improve and develop the clinical research conditions in Sweden.
The hearing will be on the following aspects:
- Access to research infrastructure
- Time for research
- Next generation of researchers
- Career model for clinical researchers
It is important that you are employed by some part of the medical care, for instance SLSO a hospital or a private caregiver, and that you undertake your postgraduate education within the framework of your clinical employment. You should also have completed you half-time seminar. We would also like the 4 doctoral representatives to be active in different parts healthcare and have different professions. Other than this, there are no special requirements. This is an opportunity to be present at the hearing and describe the daily life of clinical PhD students as part of the Swedish Research Council’s evaluation.
APPLY FOR POSITION:
Send a short description of yourself (Name, Occupation, Workplace, Institution, Brief Motivation) to [email protected] by December 10th. The board of the doctoral students’ association (DSA) will try to put together as mixed a group as we can and we will notify all applicants of our decision by the 15th of December.