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PhD project on the ecology of antimicrobial resistance and zoonotic diseases

We are seeking applications from potential PhD students with an interest in the ecology of antimicrobial resistance and zoonotic diseases. Come and join a committed, energetic, and growing group of researchers based at the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.

Host institution / base: Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine & Life Sciences, City University of Hong Kong
(This project could be run in collaboration with the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University)
Principal investigator: Ioannis Magouras, DVM, PhD and Prof. Yrjö Gröhn (Cornell University)
Topic: Ecology of antimicrobial resistance and selected zoonoses
Student characteristics:
Graduate in Veterinary Medicine or a related field
Strong interest in the complex epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases
University or veterinary school rank will be taken into account
Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or more on a scale of 4, or equivalent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Good interpersonal skills
Lateral thinker
Not at risk of ban from entering the United States or Hong Kong
Prior research experience in infectious disease epidemiology is desirable
Financial support: PhD students in this programme are eligible to apply for scholarship
Duration: 4 years, starting in 2019
Application deadline: 28 November 2018. Incoming applications are continuously considered.
Applications: formal applications will be considered in four stages:
Initial filtering by the Project Leader
Further filtering by the co-supervisors
Invitation to make formal application
Consideration by the relevant authorities at City University

PhD position
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR
Closing date
November 28th, 2018
Posted on
November 23rd, 2018 11:05
Last updated
November 23rd, 2018 11:05