Oferta de trabajo: Coordinator for Migrant Health Education


The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute addressing global public health challenges through research, translation into policy and education. ISGlobal has a broad portfolio in communicable and non-communicable diseases including environmental and climate determinants, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach ranging from the molecular to the population level. Research is organized in three main areas, Malaria and other Infectious Diseases, Child and Maternal Health, and Urban Health, Climate & Non-Communicable Diseases.  ISGlobal is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence of the Spanish Science Ministry.


Bacelona - Campus Mar

What We Are Looking for

ISGlobal is seeking a physician and medical educator who is interested in taking over and managing activities of the project migrant health coordination. The overall project goal is to develop education in migrant health.

The Project

This project is to develop migrant health education for panel physicians, who conduct immigrant medical examinations around the world. This education includes training in clinical knowledge, clinical skills and clinical services that panel physicians must have in order to conduct an immigrant medical examination. Careful adherence to the immigrant medical examination requirements of each partner country is essential. 

Field research

  • Ethics in health sciences.
  • Medical sciences
  • Other: Education


Training and experience /Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine is required. 
  • Graduate degree in Public Health is preferred. 
  • University-level training in political science, government, international relations or a similar field is preferred. 
  • Rank of Associate Professor or higher at a medical school. 
  • At least 10 years of experience providing patient care of migrants.  
  • At least 10 years of experience designing courses in medical education, including curriculum in migrant health. 
  • Experience working with panel physicians. 

Specific Requirements

Core competencies of panel physicians include:

  • Understand the Technical Instructions for partner countries.
  • Establish an organized referral network structure of service providers for the management of diagnostics, non-communicable diseases and mental health. 
  • Understand core principles of public health and epidemiology of relevant burdens of disease, communicable and non-communicable. 
  • Respond to social determinants of health-related needs and behavior. 
  • Communicate effectively across cultures. 
  • Identify ethical issues in working with migrant populations. 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills. 
  • Plan for conducting research in practice. 
  • Describe global health disparities. 
  • Improve health care delivery at the population level.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify needs for health education of panel physicians in migrant health.
  • Explore opportunities for partnerships with related certification programs in migrant health.   

Specific Duties

  • Plan health education, including goals, objectives, activities and assessment.
  • Implement health education for panel physicians, including development of content, delivery and impact evaluation, for both on-site and distance-learning activities.


  • Teamwork.
  • Problem resolution.
  • Learning capacity.
  • Teaching ability. 
  • Writing skills. 
  • Clinical skills in migrant health. 

Language level

  • Fluent English is required. 
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian or Mandarin is preferred. 


  • Duration : 12 months
  • Starting date: 1 October 2020
  • Contract:  part-time
  • Salary Range: 
During the crisis caused by COVID19, standard working conditions will be adapted to sanitary requirements. 

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Coor_MigrantHealth_Sep20, attach the CV and a Cover Letter. Each attached document must be named with the candidate name and surname.

The receipt of applications will be open until the position is filled.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In ISGlobal we are committed to maintaining and developing a work environment in which the values and principles of our organization are respected and equal opportunities between women and men be promoted in each of the areas in which we operate, not tolerating discrimination based on criteria such as age, sex, marital status, race, ethnicity, disabilities, political leanings, religion or sexual orientation.