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PhD student (f/m/d) at theDepartment of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology
The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an international
research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200
years of history, about 38,000 students, over 6,000 employees, and an
excellent domestic and international reputation, Bonn University is among
Germany‘s leading universities.
The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology of Bonn University invites applications for a position as
PhD student (f/m/d) (50%)
The position is starting from 1st of October and is limited to three years.
The Nutritional Epidemiology Group heads the DONALD study (Dortmund
Nutrition and Anthropometric Longitudinally Designed Study), an open cohort
study from infancy to adulthood, and is involved in the establishment of
different cohort studies with adults. Moreover, the Nutritional Epidemiology
Group coordinates a competence cluster in nutrition research that investigates
the role of diet in cognitive development and cognitive decline across the
lifespan (www.diet-body-brain.de). Research in the Nutritional Epidemiology
Group focusses on dietary assessment methods in epidemiological studies,
and the investigation of diet and lifestyle as risk factors for chronic diseases.
Research in the field of diet and metabolome;
Presentations of research results;
Preparation of manuscripts for publication in international journals;
Support in teaching activities.
Training in nutritional, medical, public health sciences or in a related field,
Master‘s degree or equivalent;
Training in epidemiology or public health desirable;
Working experience with epidemiological data desirable;
Working experience with statistical analysis software (SAS, R) and analysis
of complex data;
Excellent communication and writing skills in the English language,
proficiency in German desirable;
Well-organized team player;
Very good communication and presentation skills.
What we offer:
An exciting position in a dynamic interdisciplinary team;
Participation in a structured PhD program;
Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public
Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.
It is certified as a family-friendly university. It aims to increase the
proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to
promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant
qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the
Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable
individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are
Interested candidates are asked to submit complete and comprehensive
documents of application in a single pdf-file by September, 9th 2019 to the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology
Group of Bonn University,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Prof. Dr. Ute Nöthlings for any questions at 0228/ 73-60491