• Statistician/bioengineer for Mobilise-d Barcelona
  • CREAL in Barcelona, , Spain
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description


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 the following main areas, Malaria and other Infectious Diseases, Maternal, Child and reproductive Health, Urban Health and Child and environmental health, Climate & Non-Communicable Diseases.
ISGlobal is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence of the Spanish Science Ministry.

• Campus Mar
What We Are Looking for:

The role requires close collaboration with international project partners from a range of disciplines as well as researchers at ISGlobal.
The successful applicant will be supervised by... Non-Communicable Diseases and Environment Programme Head Judith Garcia-Aymerich, Research Professor.

Field research:
• Computer science
• Mathematics
• Medical sciences

Key Responsibilities / Specific Duties:
• Perform data cleaning and management from epidemiological and highresolution data (e.g., body sensors data)
• Perform statistical analysis of longitudinal observational data, in particular timeseries data and longitudinal cohort data.
• Provide statistical support to the researchers of the team, including master and predoctoral students.
• Participate to protocol writing and statistical analysis plan elaboration.

Auxiliar task:

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post but may evolve at any time in the future as duties and responsibilities change and/or develop providing there is appropriate consultation with the post-holder.

Training and experience /Qualifications:
• Higher education in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or similar.
• Knowledge of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.
• Programming using the main statistical tools and software in R, Stata and/or Python.
• Experience in Datamanagement
• Experience with highresolution data.
• Experience in complex statistical analyses and time series.

Specific Requirements:
• Experience in paper writing for publications in journals and conference papers is an asset.
• Experience in respiratory and/or physical activity research is an asset.

• Proficient use of statistical software R, STATA and/or Python
• Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
• Critical thinking skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Teamplayer, yet capable of working autonomously.
• Comfortable working in a multidisciplinary, multicultural team.
• Rational thinker.
The post holder will adhere to ISGlobal principles contained in
People management policy, including Equity, diversity and health safety. The post holder will respect, and accountable to ensure ISGlobal policies and procedures.

Language level:
• Proficiency in English (written and spoken).

• Duration: 1 year (renawable)
• Starting date: As soon as possible
• Contract: Full time
• Salary Range: TECHNIC II A, depending on CV and expertise
• During the crisis caused by COVID19, standard working conditions will be adapted to sanitary requirements.

Selection Process:

The selection process is designed in two phases:1- Interview phase of a technical nature, with the team that requires the incorporation.
To assess the person's skills and CV.
• Meeting with HR with the finalist(s) to finish assessing the profile and discuss contractual and institutional issues.
If needed any technical test could be pass. A Psychological Competency Evaluation Test will be required for the structural or transversal positions.

How to apply:

Applications will be accepted until 17.00 CET of the closing date.
• 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, functional diversity, political leanings, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We confirm our commitment towards the value of the diversity of our staff and student population and seek to promote peace, equity, diversity and inclusion as essential elements in contribution to improving health worldwide
Barcelona Spain


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