19/02/2020
Science 4 Refugees

Postdoc student for EPHOR project

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ISGLOBAL
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsStatistics
    Medical sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/03/2020 17:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    874703
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

Description:

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute addressing global public health challenges through research, translation to 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. 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 postdoctoral researcher in epidemiology to work full time at ISGlobal and participate in the development of a new Exposome project on circadian disruption within the EU H2020 funded project EPHOR. The position will focus on circadian disruption in night and day workers, evaluation of biomarkers, biological pathways and outcomes related to circadian disruption and will be conducted within the NCDs & Environment Programme of ISGlobal. The postdoctoral researcher should develop protocols and coordinate the international study, contribute to the analysis of the data and reporting of the results, and promote the development of research in this area in ISGlobal.

Main duties and tasks:

Develop protocols for the international exposome study on night shift work, supervision of procedures for ethical approval, overall supervision of development of the study in Spain, supervision of the development of the international collaboration, development of databases and biobanks, analysis of data and reporting of results.

Secondary tasks:

Participate in studies on circadian disruption and NCDs at ISGlobal, participate in training of MPH or doctoral students, participate in preparation of grants for external funding.

Benefits

  • Full time based at ISGlobal, Barcelona.
  • Limited travel to other centres in Europe participating at the EPHOR project.
  • Duration: 4 years.
  • Starting date: 1st September 2020.

Selection process

Applicants must fill in the request form and attach the CV and a cover letter, including the following reference: “PD_EPHOR_Feb20”. Each document must include the candidate name and surname. The receipt of applications will be open until March, 5th 2020.

 

Applications will be accepted until 17.00 CET of the closing date.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Additional comments

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.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Epidemiological methods, statistical analysis of epidemiological data (Stata, R or equivalent)

Specific Requirements

The candidate must have an earned doctorate in epidemiology by the position start date, experience in NCDs epidemiology, and a good record of peer reviewed publications.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
ISGLOBAL
Spain
Spain
Barcelona
08036
Rosselló, 132 5-2º

EURAXESS offer ID: 494814

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