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.

What We Are Looking for

ISGlobal is looking for a technician to be part of our team in the new cohort BISC, a birth cohort that started in October 2018 in Barcelona. The cohort is in the framework of the international AIR-NB (Pre-natal exposure to urban AIR pollution and pre- and post-Natal Brain development) Project. This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the ERC-2017-ADG call, with number 785994. This study aims to explore the relationship between environmental variables and foetal growth and neurodevelopment of the foetus.
Field research: (please, highlight the fields that define the position)


Barcelona - Campus Mar

Training and Experience

  • Graduate degree in the health sciences. 
  • Experience in carrying out fieldwork in epidemiological studies. Experience in exposure assessment will be positively valued 

Main Tasks

The candidate will work on the field, visiting the volunteers at their homes and deploying devices to measure environmental variables such as air pollution and noise. The candidate will also work partially digitalizing all the environmental data.


  • Responsible, flexible and with problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills 
  • Eager to learn and proactive, and with great initiative 
  • Autonomous and able to self-manage with the participants
  •  Working-hour flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills with the participants of the study 
  • Language level: Catalan, Spanish and English written and spoken.


  • Duration: 2 months (extendable)
  • Starting date: 13 th October 2021
  • Contract: (part or full time) Full time

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Fieldwork_AirNB_Sept21 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 Oct 12th 2021.

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

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.