On March 14, 2019, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) posted this ad:
PhD Fellowship in Meal Detection by Analysis of Bowel Sounds
We have a vacancy for a PhD fellowship within analysis of bowel sounds for meal detection in diabetes patients at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics (ITK), Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The position is affiliated with the Artificial Pancreas Trondheim (APT) research group….
Job description—This PhD project aims to analyse recorded sounds from the upper body (mostly targeted at the intestines/bowel) in order to detect meals in patients with diabetes….
Applicants are required to justify their candidacy by explicitly explaining their personal motivation and academic aptitude for pursuing a doctoral degree within this research field.
The time for this has, however, passed. The ad now bears the advisory: “This job is no longer available.”
(Thanks to John Culvenor for bringing this to our attention.)