Oferta de trabajo: PREDOC for MISTRAL H2020 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 Clinic

What We Are Looking for:

ISGlobal is looking for a full-time PREDOCTORAL FELLOW for the MISTRAL project is interested in taking over and managing activities involving:
The evaluation of the impact of the antiretroviral treatment in the gut bacterial resistome of HIV-infected patients. 
The tasks will be developed in the microbiology department and research laboratory at Centro Esther Koplowitz (CEK). 

Field research

  • Biological sciences.
  • Microbology.


Training and experience /Qualifications

Previous laboratory experience in the microbiology field. Experience in antimicrobial resistance will be highly appreciated.

Specific Requirements

Candidate with initiative, hard worker and with good teamwork skills.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibility of the candidate will be the development of experimental tasks within the Work package “Phenotypic and clinical correlates of the resistome”. The candidate will also participate in the elaboration of reports linked to the activities performed. 

Specific Duties

The evaluation of the impact of the antiretroviral treatment in the gut bacterial resistome of HIV-infected patients will be done through different methodologies:

  • Evaluation of the ability of different antiretroviral therapies to select for resistant mutants in a collection of bacterial pathogens.
  • Study of the gut resistome of HIV infected patients with different treatments.
  • Isolation and characterization of the resistance phenotype of bacteria recovered from clinical samples using different techniques.

Additionally, the candidate will participate in elaborating the reports when necessary according to the outputs, deliverables and milestones defined in the project.


  • Teamwork.
  • Problem resolution.
  • Learning capacity.
  • Previous experience in project management. 


  • Duration: 3 years 
  • Starting date:  March 2021
  • Contract:   full time
  • Salary Range:  18.489€ gross salary
During the crisis caused by COVID19, standard working conditions will be adapted to sanitary requirements. 

How to apply:

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: PREDOC_MISTRAL_Mar21, 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 the position is filled.

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

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.