13 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie MSCA-ITN project

Applications are invited for 13 ESRs (Early Stage Researchers) funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network HealthPros (Healthcare Performance Intelligence Professionals; project 765141) within the European Horizon 2020 Programme. HealthPros is an international consortium of high profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. We are looking for 13 PhD positions.

We look for ESRs with a master degree in relevant discipline, including social sciences, public administration, health economics, health services research, political sciences, health policy and management, biostatistics, clinical epidemiology, medicine, information sciences and communication. Precise requirements can be found with the 13 job descriptions on the website. The candidates should have a keen interest health care systems, health services research, and combining quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Research Programme in short

Five ESRs work on PhD projects related to healthcare performance measurement optimizing the use of available registry and administrative data and applying statistical models to provide actionable input to healthcare performance management. Four ESRs work on PhDs to translate performance intelligence into value-creating healthcare governance mechanisms. Four ESRs work on PhDs aimed to impact the actual use of performance intelligence by different end-users. ESRs will access to unique health care dare.


Performance intelligence; health data; healthcare performance measurement, governance & performance intelligence use; health outcomes; cost-efficiency; quality of care; integrated care; inequality; patient engagement

Research consortium

Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands; coordinator;), North Denmark Region/Aalborg University Hospital (Denmark), Optimedis AG (Germany), University of Surrey (United Kingdom), Scuola Superiori di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant’Anna (Italy), Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary).

Partner Organisations

RIVM (the Netherlands), Aarhus University (Denmark), Hamburg Center for Health Economics (Germany), University of Dundee (United Kingdom), The Royal College of General Practitioners and Surveillance Centre (United Kingdom), Department of Epidemiology Lazio Regional Health Service ASLRM-E (Italy), Canadian Institute for Health Information (Canada), University of Toronto (Canada), Generali Insurance Company (Hungary), Institute for Applied Quality Improveme

Information, job description, and online application: http://www.healthpros-h2020.eu