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.
What We Are Looking for:
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).
- Biological sciences.
Training and experience /Qualifications
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.
- 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
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.