PhD Vacancy on eHealth - deadline 28 February 2020 at 12h CET


LSTS is looking for a motivated researcher to join its e-health related research unit, the Health and Ageing Law Lab (HALL). In particular, we are looking for a researcher who has strong research interest human enhancement. Interest in cognitive enhancement (brain sciences and law) is especially welcome.

Additionally, as part of his or her duties, the candidate will be working on a research and innovation project in the area of cutting-edge technologies for first responders, co-funded by the European Union. The project will seek to create a unique platform, seamlessly integrating Intelligence Amplification and eXtended Reality concepts, with unprecedented Smart Cybernetic Assistants and innovative deep indoor Networking and Positioning capabilities, to improve and accelerate the exploration and assessment of disaster zones. The project will validate its effectiveness, in iterative and complementary pilots, to support the rescue operations in areas that are complex or dangerous to explore.


The following application documents are to be consolidated into a single PDF file sent by email to István Böröcz,

Applications (in English) should include the following:

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a short cover letter where you explain why you are interested in this position;
  • a research proposal (2-3 pages);
  • (If possible) A recent work, essay or excerpt from that you would like to share with us to support your application, for the research and writing skills requirement.

Deadline for the submission of applications is Friday, 28 February 2020, 12:00 CET. 

The position is likely to start on 1 May 2020 (the start date could be subject to change).

If you are interested in learning more about VUB-LSTS, please visit the LSTS website

If you are interested in learning more about HALL, please visit the HALL website


For further information please see docx fileVUB_LSTS_HALL_vacancy_ phd_2020_eHealth.docx (27 KB)