Oferta de trabajo: Postdoc on child health infectious disease epidemiology


The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute addressing global public health challenges through research, translation to 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. ISGlobal is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence of the Spanish Science Ministry.


Barcelona - Camous Mar

What we are looking for

We are seeking applicants for a part-time (50%) Postdoc post in paediatric epidemiology to work on the follow-up of an international European epidemiological project on child cohorts focusing on the evaluation of common infections on child health and specifically neurodevelopment, growth/obesity and asthma and allergies.  

Main duties and tasks

Participate in research on follow-up of child cohorts coordinated by the NCDs and Environment program, in relation to common infections evaluated through serological analyses and health outcomes; participate in the coordination of the project; do the statistical analysis, report results and write the main publications from the European project 

Secondary tasks

Interact with the Child health program of ISGlobal and with the immunology lab; supervise new researchers (master/PhD).

Training and experience

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in epidemiology or a related discipline by the position start date, a record of peer reviewed publications and experience in research in child health.   


Knowledge of statistics for cohort analysis of epidemiological data; use of STATA or R.  




  • Duration: 2 years.
  • Contract: Part time (50%)  
  • Starting date: July, 10th 2020.
  • Possibility of remote work.

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Postdoc_MaratoChild_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 8th 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.