ISGlobal | Barcelona Institute for GlobalHealth

Job offer: Technician THM


The Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal, is the fruit of an innovative alliance between academic, government, and philanthropic institutions to contribute to the efforts undertaken by the international community to address the challenges in global health.


  • Venue:

    Barcelona- Campus Mar

  • Main duties and tasks:

    The person will be involved in the project GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF EXPOSURE TO TRIHALOMETHANES IN DRINKING WATER AND BURDEN OF DISEASE, and will be responsible for:

    • Data collection of drinking water trihalomethane (THM) levels in the world, mainly through personal contacts. 
    • Build a THM database 
    • Participation other tasks of the proposal: gathering data on bladder cancer, estimation of bladder cancer burden of disease of, microbial data collection, estimation of DALYs, contribute to the paper
    • Contribute to data and project management
    • Be involved in other projects related to water and global health
    • Explore funding oportunities and assist the PIs in writing proposals to raise funding in the field of water and global health


  • Training and experience:
    • Degree in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Biology, Environmental Sciences or related field. A Master or PhD degree is not mandatory but will be an asset. 
    • Demonstrated previous experience in epidemiology, preferably Environmental Epidemiology or Global Health. Experience in conducting statistical analysis, interpretation of data, writing reports and manuscripts
  • Languages:
    • English
  • Skills:
    • Excellent organization and time management skills.
    • Communication skills. 
    • Ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently. 
    • Rational thinker. 
    • Writing skills.
  • Others:
    • Experience of data analysis with statistical packages (STATA, R, SAS, or similar). Working use of excel.
  • How to apply:

    Applicants must send a CV and a cover letter and passport copy by email to, with the subject heading Technician THM. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 11/09/2017.

    Applications will be accepted until 17.00 CET of the closing date.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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