Job offer: Laboratory technician FOR MOOD-COVID PROJECT (AXA)


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 laboratory technician to join our young, dynamic teams in child-health and air pollution and urban environment research. The work is in the framework of the international MOOD-COVID (Pre- and post-natal Maternal mental health and newbOrn neurOdevelopment during the COVID-19 panDemic) Project. This project has received funding from the AXA Research Fund.

Field research:

Environmental science

Training and experience /Qualifications:

  • Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's degree (“Ciclo formativo de grado superior – Técnico superior de laboratorio”) or equivalent.
  • Degree on Biology or equivalent

Specific Duties:

The candidate will work on the analysis of cortisol in hair samples  from the volunteers participating in the BISC cohort and the Mood-Covid study. 


  • Responsible, flexible and with problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills 
  • Eager to learn and proactive, and with great initiative 
  • Autonomous

Language level:

Catalan, Spanish and English written and spoken.


  • Duration: 7 months (extendable 1 month)
  • Starting date: 1st November 2020
  • Contract: (part or full time) Full time 
  • Salary Range:  Technician IIB

How to apply:

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: LabTechnician_AXA_Oct20 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 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.