The vacancies for the Phd in Public Health have already been filled!
The PhD in Public Health is oriented towards the production of an original and innovative scientific contribution to Public Health. The Phd student is expected to acquire:
- Training in the design, planning and execution of scientific research in public health
- Practice in the interpretation, discussion and communication of results
- Deepening of advanced knowledge in public health and in the specific area of expertise
- Competences and tools for continued future learning
- Ability to train new researchers in public health and in the specific area of expertise
- Competences for the preparation and publication of articles, based on research, in scientific peer-reviewed journals.
Areas of Expertise
- Health Promotion
- Policy, Management and Health Administration
- Health Economics
- Environmental and Occupational Health
Careers and positions: Academic positions / Researcher / Epidemiologist / Biostatistics consultant / Consultant for policy development and analysis, assessment, and management of public health programs / Consultant for quality programs and health promotion / Environmental policy consultant.
Potential employers: Colleges and Universities / Research centers / Pharmaceutical industry / Local authorities / Health units / Government entities / Communication companies / Mass media.
Helena Sampaio Silva
Tel. +351 217 512 120
|Public Health I Seminar||10|
|Public Health II Seminar||10|
|Advanced Statistics in Public Health||4|
|Seminar in Specialty||12|
|2nd to 4th Year|
1 year (September to July)
Mandatory Curricular Units - Friday | 11h30 - 22h10
Optional Curricular Units - Wednesdays afternoon | Saturday morning
2 to 4 years, after approval of the advisor(s) in Scientific Council
ACTIVITIES DURING THESIS
Participation in Seminars, studies, tutorial orientation, field work and thesis development.
APPLICATION / ADMISSION SUMMARY OF DATES
Application: 4th April - 24th June
Selection: 29th June - 8th July
Registration: Until August 2 (and after list of admissions publication)
[Will only take place if the total number of vacancies is not filled in the 1st phase]
Application: 9th july
The application is submitted online, by completing the application form, which should include attached the following documentation:
Proof of the academic degree
Curriculum Vitae (EUROPASS model)
Letter of recommendation
Proposal of the research topic that the candidate plans to develop*
Other curricular elements that the candidate considers relevant
* The proposal will have a maximum of 600 words and must include the following elements:
Name of the author of the proposal;
Research line in which the proposal is inserted (List of Preferred Research Themes);
Mention of (at least) a scientific publication by an ENSP professor related to the proposal's theme (see https://novaresearch.unl.pt/en/organisations/comprehensive-health-research-centre-chrc-p%C3% B3lo-ensp);
Objective of the work;
Relevance of work in terms of public health;
Proposed methodology to be followed to achieve the objective (in particular, data that will be collected or used from other sources);
Need for project financing, if relevant;
Time available that you plan to allocate to the doctorate (30%, 50%, 80% or 100%).
Who can apply:
Master’s degree or legal equivalent;
Bachelor's degree with academic/scientific CV particularly relevant to be recognized as attesting to the capacity to attend this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ENSP-NOVA;
Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting to the ability to attend this cycle of studies by the ENSP-NOVA Scientific Council.
The jury is formed by 3 members, including the responsible for the areas of specialty to which the candidate applied for (or another teacher from the same area on his / her behalf) and two members of the scientific doctoral committee.
A minimum of two members will participate in the interviews; the presence of a teacher from the area of specialty is mandatory.
The Scientific Committee established the following criteria for selection:
Academic and Scientific merit (academic qualifications; classifications; participation in scientific meetings; publications; research experience; potential for progression in an academically demanding program; letter of recommendation) - 45%
Professional experience (professional positions and performances or in the associative field, in activities related to the topic of the program) - 15%
Research theme (proposal presented, motivation and substantiated justification of scientific interest in public health, scope of research interests from the School teachers, feasibility) - 25%.
Individual Interview (ability to answer the questions asked; shown motivation) - 15%.
Each member of the jury scores their criteria on a scale between 1 and 5.
The members of the jury evaluate all candidates on the first 3 criteria as well as the 4th when they are present in the respective interview.
In the 1st phase, only candidates with a grade of 16 or higher (on a scale of 0 to 20 values) will be accepted in the selection process and candidates with a grade below 14 will not be admitted. Candidates with grades between 14 and 16 values in the 1st phase may be admitted to the 2nd phase.
Minimum: 6 registrations
Maximum: 15 registrations
There may be supernumerary vacancies.
TUITION & FEES
Application fee - €51.00