Oferta de trabajo: One Health and Pk sampling field operations coordinator


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 - Mozambique


Based in Barcelona with frequent travel to Mozambique, this person will support the BOHEMIA scientific/translational team on implementation of the animal work across Safety and Efficacy and Health Economics protocols (treatment and sampling) as well as the implementation of the PK sampling (Safety & efficacy protocol)
This position supports building processes and implementation of activities regarding sample management and the One Health protocol. 

Tasks and responsibilities

One health

  • Animal treatment deployment team
    • Follow up on veterinary drug procurement
    • Participate in staff selection and treatment
    • Participate in operations design (HH per day, Pigs per day etc)
    • Integration of field operations and database
    • Plan and coordinate the animal sampling team
    • Follow up on procurement
  • Participate in staff selection and treatment
  • Participate in operations design (HH per day, Pigs per day etc)
    • Integration of field operations and database
    • Coordinate document translations

PK field work

  • Design operations and coordinate the PK flow:
    • Which FW will do Pk (e.g.; special team of FW vs. any FW)
    • Synergies between Pk flow and regular visits (e.g.; PK sample done in the same visit as the rest of the hh members?)
    • How to space visits based on the Pk sampling schedule (e.g.; 4 hours, 11 hours, 48 hours) and how to ensure schedule is followed
    • Days in which Pk will be done (i.e.; throughout the month vs. condensed in 3 days of the month) 
    • How to provide the randomization lists to FW and what to do in case the randomized individuals are not found 


  • Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree. Preferred MSc degree
  • Experience with project implementation in developing settings


  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Portuguese is an asset


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be detail oriented, have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks  simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate and interact competently and professionally at all levels within a diverse environment.
  • Demonstrated adaptability and ability to manage a rapidly changing environment.


Availability to travel overseas as required. No more than 4 months a year.

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Fieldcoordinator_BOHEMIA_Oct2021, attach the CV and a Cover Letter. Each attached document must be named with the candidate name and surname. The CV and cover letter should be in English.

Applicants must have the right to work in Spain / Europe. 

The receipt of applications will be open until 20th of October 2021

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The interviews could take place before the closing date for applications.

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.