Job offer: Nurse for researcher project

Description

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal, is the fruit of an innovative alliance between the "la Caixa" Foundation, academic institutions and government bodies to contribute to the efforts undertaken by the international community to address the challenges in global health. ISGlobal’s mission is to improve global health and promote health equity through excellence in research and the translation and application of knowledge. 

 

Venue

Barcelona - Campus Mar

What We Are Looking for

ISGlobal is seeking one nurse to work on the EXPONIT study. The main objective of the EXPONIT study is to examine how environmental, lifestyle and work-place exposures impacts cardiovascular health, cardiometabolic health and aging. Of key interest is how exposure to light during the nighttime, and the corresponding circadian rhythm disruption, impacts health. This study will collect data on both participants who are engaged in night shift work and also a comparison group of participants who are day shift workers. We will collect data from participants using questionnaires, sensors (a series of environmental, chemical, activity and heart rate sensors), biological specimens and short interviews. Participants in this study will be workers in Barcelona. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete venous blood draws for all study participants.

Specific Duties

  • Draw blood from participants.

Required training

  • Nurse or medical doctor
  • Motivated person, with communication skills 
  • Time flexibility to adapt to the availability of the study participants
  • Great organizational skills
  • Clear communication skills

Language level

  • Fluent in Spanish and Catalan required
  • Basic level of English required, higher level preferred

Preferred training and experience

  • Previous experience in conducting field work for epidemiological studies preferred
  • Experience in blood processing (centrifugation and aliquoting)

Conditions

  • 10 hours per week, 
  • 6-month temporary contract.
  • Start date: June 2021.
  • Based on Campus Mar - Barcelona.

How to apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and attach the CV and a cover letter including the following Reference Code Position: Nurse_EXPONIT_May21. Each document must include the candidate name and surname. The receipt of applications will be open until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

The interviews could be placed during the reception candidatures period.


 

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, gender, marital status, race, ethnicity, disabilities, political leanings, religion or sexual orientation.