Internship position - Literature review on delayed cancer diagnosis (Master Student) - SP1022
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen L-1445, Luxembourg
The objective of the internship is to systematically review the scientific literature on routes to cancer diagnosis with a specific focus on identifying studies that used administrative datasets to define different routes to cancer diagnosis (e.g., screening, emergency presentation).
● Writing up the protocol and tools of the literature review
● Leading all stages of the literature review (references search, screening of titles/abstracts, screening of full text, data extraction, data synthesis)
● Drafting a scientific paper
Training and research environment
The master’s student will be supervised by Sophie Pilleron, Ageing, Cancer and Disparities Research Unit, Department of Precision Health at the Luxembourg Institute of Health. They will be fully integrated in the research group and the LIH and will benefit from an international and multidisciplinary environment.
master’s student may continue with a 4-year PhD (funds available) on the same
topic if the internship is satisfactory.
What we offer
● An international and multidisciplinary environment
● Experience in leading a research project
● Opportunities to participate to other research activities
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
● Master level in epidemiology, biostatistics, data science
● Previous experience in literature review is not mandatory but appreciated.
● A good command of the English language (at least reading skills) is mandatory
● Ability to work in autonomy
● Good writing skills in English is a plus
● Applicants should be enrolled in a Master program and the internship should be a mandatory part of the diploma.
- Contract type: 6-month fixed-term contract
- Work hours: Full time- 40h/week
- Location: Luxembourg
- Start date: January 2023 (flexible dates)
- Ref: JF/INTDECAN/SP/ACADI