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KEEP CONTROL provides an international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral platform to train young scientists at the interface of clinical medicine, allied health and biomechanics, to study unresolved questions about gait and balance in aging and age-related chronic neurological and frail conditions.
This PhD fellowship is provided by the Kiel University in Germany. The Christian-Albrechts-Universität (CAU) Kiel is the northern-most full University of Germany located at the Baltic Sea with 8 facilities and 25000 students. The Faculty of Medicine is one of the four founding faculties. Research at the Faculty of Medicine is characterized by diverse academic networks and forward-looking interdisciplinary profile areas. The dedicated focus of the Faculty is on digital medicine. The Department is a tertiary referral center for all types of movement disorders and has a large outpatient facility.
One PhD Student position is available in the Neurogeriatrics research group at this Neurology Department. The group focuses on the development and validation of portable device-based algorithms for the evaluation of functional mobility in older adults and patients with Parkinson’s disease. Patients Know Best (PKB) created the world's first patient-controlled medical record to be able to share healthcare information between patients, professionals and organizations across organizational and geographical boundaries. It is used in seven countries across 100 sites, covering a range of populations and conditions and enables coordination of healthcare and research.
The PhD project will (i) apply existing, and develop novel, movement and mobility algorithms for wearables, and (ii) evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and usability of the PKB medical record system.
General eligibility criteria
You will be employed as an Early Stage Researcher according to Marie Sklodowska Curie ITN regulations, which offer excellent employment conditions including a high base salary and many additional benefits such as allowances for travel, mobility and education.(http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2016_2017/main/h2020-wp1617- msca_en.pdf).
Specific requirements for the position
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