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:

ISGlobal is looking for a motivated fieldwork technician to support the daily development of the project entitled AirNB (Pre-natal exposure to urban AIR pollution and pre- and post-Natal Brain development). This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the ERC-2017-ADG call, with number 785994.

Field research:

Environmental science

Training and experience /Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in the health sciences. 
  • Experience in carrying out fieldwork in epidemiological studies. Experience in exposure assessment will be positively valued.

Specific Duties:

The candidate will work on the follow-up of mothers and their babies at their homes and hospitals and will coordinate the MRI visit at 1 month of age. These pregnant women are volunteers from the new birth cohort BISC. 


  • Responsible, flexible and with problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills 
  • Eager to learn and proactive, and with great initiative 
  • Autonomous and able to self-manage with the participants
  •  Working-hour flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills with the participants of the study 

Language level:

Catalan, Spanish and English written and spoken.


  • Duration: 7 months
  • Starting date: 1st December 2021
  • Contract: (part or full time)Full time

How to apply:

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Tehcnician_AIRNB_Oct21 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 October 31th 2021.
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.