Vacancy: MD/PhD student

Do you find yourself wondering why and how heart disease develops? Do you want to contribute to innovations in the cardiovascular field? Want to broaden your horizon? At the UMCG cardiology research center there are plenty of opportunities for ambitious medical students; the most important one being the prestigious MD/PhD program of the junior scientific master class.

We have a longstanding and very successful history with the MD/PhD program of the Junior Scientific Masterclass. The MD/PhD scholarship offers the opportunity to combine two years of medical internships with two years of research, graduating as an MD and a PhD within just 4 years.

You will become a physician-scientist and develop the unique ability to identify and study important medical questions independently. You will develop many skills that last a lifetime and will help shape your future career opportunities.


Still not sure if this is the right position for you? Fill in this form and someone from a group related to your field of interest will get in touch with you soon.

More information
For more information, you can contact the principal investigator of the research line of your interest:

Heart Failure: Prof. dr. Adriaan Voors,
Experimental Cardiology: Prof. dr. Rudolf de Boer,
Atrial Fibrillation: Prof. dr. Michiel Rienstra,
Ischemic Heart Disease: Dr. Gabija Pundziute-Do Prado,

Candidates may apply by sending an email to the respective principal investigator. Please include a brief biography in your CV, a letter of motivation and your topic of interest.

We aim to contact you as soon as possible.

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