PhD position in Health Science and Palliative Care
We are looking for a candidate interested in pursuing a doctoral thesis at ATLANTES Global Observatory of Palliative Care at the University of Navarra, in Pamplona. The selected candidate will participate in the European research project “PAL-CYCLES”, a novel transitional palliative care programme for patients with advanced cancer, adaptable to local cultures and healthcare systems with the goal of integrating an intervention that aims for a smooth transition from the hospital to community-based care in the final months of life. With this objective, the candidate will carry out research work focused on the following:
Exploring barriers and facilitators during the planification and implementation of the PAL-CYCLES.
Identifying grey literature on national or regional policy documents on transitional care from oncology to palliative care.
Analysing data from focus groups.
The selected candidate will have the opportunity to integrate themselves into a consolidated research group and will gain experience in an international research project. In addition, the researcher is expected to participate in national and international conferences and courses, where they will have the opportunity to share their results and expand their knowledge.
We will review all applications after the submission deadline of 4th of December (ex.12pm 04/12/2022 CET). The hiring process will be opened until the position is filled with an adequate candidate. We will contact shortlisted applicants in the week commencing 12th December.