Oferta de trabajo: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Epidemiology/Statistics for MOBILISE-D (EC-IMI Project)


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.


Barcelona - Campus Mar

What we are looking for

ISGlobal is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join our young, dynamic team in physical activity & respiratory research working on the MOBILISE-D project, a 5-y private-public consortium funded by EC-IMI and aiming to measure and validate digital mobility outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and hip fracture. The researcher is expected to participate in diverse WPs, involving systematic reviews of the literature, data management and analysis, coordination of data collection, writing scientific papers and reports for regulatory agencies, and training master and pre-doctoral students. A strong epidemiological, statistical and/or bioinformatics background is required. 

Main duties and tasks

  • Perform statistical analysis of mobility parameters at the micro- and macro-level.
  • Interpret and discuss the results with other MOBILISE-D members.
  • Write scientific papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Contribute as co-author to other MOBILISE-D publications.
  • Present results in scientific conferences and meetings.

Secondary tasks

  • Mentor master and pre-doctoral researchers.

Training and experience

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics or related discipline.
  • Experience in respiratory and/or physical activity research is an asset.
  • Experience in complex statistical analyses, time series or bioinformatics is an asset.


  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Teamplayer, yet capable of working autonomously.
  • Rational thinker.


  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken).

How to apply

Applicants must send a CV and a cover letter through this form, with the reference Postdoc_MOBILISE-D_Oct21. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 29th of October 2021.

During the crisis caused by COVID19, standard working conditions will be adapted to sanitary requirements.

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

Only the applications submitted through the request form will be considered.

The interviews could be placed during the reception candidatures period.

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.