Oferta de trabajo: Lab technician for HyPAXE project


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.


Barcelona - Campus Mar

What We Are Looking for

ISGlobal is looking for a motivated laboratory technician to support the daily development of the project entitled HyPAXE (Prenatal exposure to a family of short half-life endocrine disruptors, dysregulation of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis and potential implication for child neurodevelopment at early age). HyPAXE project has received funding from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), with number 2019/01/039 and aims to explore if exposure to short half-life endocrine disruptors during pregnancy can induce dysregulation of the HPA axis during critical periods of brain development which, in turn, could lead to neurodevelopmental disorders later in life.

Training and experience /Qualifications

  • Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's degree (“Ciclo formativo de grado superior – Técnico superior de laboratorio”) or equivalent.
  • Degree on Biology or equivalent
  • Experience in molecular biology will be valued

Specific Duties

The candidate will work on the processing of urine samples from the volunteers participating in the BISC cohorts. The candidate will also prepare all the material and labels needed for these samples and will digitalize the forms containing information about this biological sample collection. 


  • Responsible, flexible and with problem solving skills.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Eager to learn and proactive, and with great initiative. 
  • Autonomous.

Language level

  • Catalan, Spanish and English written and spoken.


  • Duration : 4,5 months (extendable)
  • Starting date: August , 16th 2020
  • Contract: Full time
  • Category:  Technician IIB

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: LabTechnician_ANSES_Jun20 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 July 5th 2020.

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.