Project specific :
The candidate will perform the clinical psychological and socioeconomic analysis of the participants during the first two years of their programme.
The PhD student will then work on integrating these data with the full epigenomic profile at both the cohort and individual level.
The PhD candidate will describe the psychological profile of adversity divergent MZ and DZ twins. Participants will be psychologically assessed using a remote (telephone / Skype) structured clinical psychological interview (e.
g. DIPS, SKID) assessing mental disorders (DSM-5, ICD-10).
In addition, participants will be asked to provide completed questionnaires designed to assess type and time of experienced adversity and related personality constructs and socioeconomic variables (e.
g. attachment security, rejection sensitivity, resilience, depression, self-esteem, resilience, social support, social integration and exclusion, economic insecurity).
What we expect from you
The ideal candidate will have a background in Clinical Psychology. Prior experience with conducting psychological assessments in clinical populations is essential.
Knowledge of either Biology or Economics would be a considerable bonus as well as a desire to be at the interface of Biology, Psychology and Economics.
The ideal PhD candidate will possess a strong academic record as well as a keen interest / knowledge in applying psychological methods to public health problems (i.
e. Health Psychology, Behavioural Medicine or Health Economics).
Essential criteria :
Desirable criteria :
How to apply...
Applications should be submitted online and include :
g. Master degree). Students in their last year may apply but can only be recruited upon successful graduation
Selected applicants will be called for an interview.
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply formally through the HR system.
Applications by email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
Here’s what awaits you at the University
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Enrolment in Doctoral degree(s) : at the diploma issuing university, Université du Luxembourg (uni.lu)
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