Have you recently finished your PhD, or are about to finish? Are you
interested in carrying out research in the field of ‘medical

‘Medical methodology’ is an interdisciplinary area that investigates
how clinical evidence is critically appraised and applied to various
different medical cases. EBM+ has formed a wider network of organisations
and individuals focused on this field who are attempting to articulate
precisely how current research and clinical methods/guidelines are
suboptimal, and how these can be lastingly improved.

We would like to invite you to apply for a Marie Sk?odowska-Curie
Individual Fellowship to be hosted in one of the partner institutions of
the EBM+ consortium.

Host institutions available:  

    University of Amsterdam
    University of Kent
    University College London

EBM+ is a consortium of philosophers, sociologists and public health
experts who are working to improve the ways in which evidence-based
medicine handles evidence of mechanisms in addition to evidence of
associations. For more information, visit http://ebmplus.org

 We are looking for an interested candidate who:

    holds a PhD in a relevant field or has four years of full-time research
experience?by 14th September (deadline for submission of the formal

    relevant fields are: philosophy of science (especially biomedical or
policy sciences), a related scientific discipline (e.g. medicine,
epidemiology, medical sociology, etc.), science/medical ethics with a
particular interest in the methodological frameworks underpinning both
clinical research and subsequent health policy formulation.

lives outside the country of the host institution or have not lived there
for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call
deadline (14th September)would like to spend one or two years doing
full-time research within the EBM+ consortium

What you need to do?

Please send your CV, list of publications and an outline of your research
project, including a problem statement, research question and an indication
of your methodology to Charlie Norell, the Impact and Public Engagement
Coordinator for EBM+ (charles.norell.12@ucl.ac.uk).

What can you expect?

During the application process, you will be supported in further developing
your project into a competitive MSCA application by a member of the EBM+
consortium and the research office of the prospective host institution.

If your application is successful the Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Action will
provide an allowance to cover your living, travel and family costs and
contributes to the overhead of the host organization. For further details
on how to apply, see the Marie Sk?odowska-Curie website here.

This fellowship will enable you to:

    pursue your research project with the close support of your EBM+
academic sponsor
    become part of the EBM+ consortium – an innovative, medical-related
    be employed at the host institution as a full-time employee, including
all benefits associated with employment (details depend on the chosen host

Further queries may be directed to Charlie Norell (charles.norell.12@ucl.ac.uk).