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Job offer published date: 26/7/2022
Data de publicació:
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 - 12:00am

Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)


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.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 101046314, ENDING COVID 19 VARIANTS OF CONCERN THROUGH COHORT STUDIES (END-VOC)


Training and Experience /Qualifications

  • Trained statistician or biomedical professional, preferably with experience in health statistics
  • Knowledge of Stata, R, RedCAp
  • Experience in processing and managing complex data
  • Experience in statistical analysis, preferably with STATA or R
  • Experience with database management and programming software
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English

Specific Requirements

  • Be able to work in a multicultural environment
Es valorarà:


  • Teamwork, yet capable of working autonomously, rational and critical thinker
  • Problem resolution.
  • Learning capacity.
  • Self-organization
  • Proactive

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

  • Fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan.

What We Are Looking for

ISGlobal is seeking a Data Manager who is interested in day to day management, validation, harmonisation and exploitation of the cohort data in END-VOC. The overall project goal is to support the European and global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and VOCs by developing and pooling well characterised COVID-19 cohorts with sufficient genomic information worldwide and linking these with existing European and international initiatives.

The Data Manager will be responsible for setting-up and maintaining databases for cohort studies included in the END-VOC project, validating the data collected, and conducting statistical analyses under the supervision of the PIs.

Field Research

  • Environmental science
  • Medical sciences
  • Epidemiology

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, manage relational databases for different cohorts at ISGlobal include in END-VOC
  • Coordinate the data collected through online questionnaires
  • Carry out data cleaning and quality control, including contact with partners at local, national and international level to resolve queries
  • Prepare databases and codebooks for researchers
  • Harmonization of databases
  • Document and archive all data for easy use in future research Conduct statistical analyses of the data using specialised software for epidemiological studies.

Auxiliar Task

  • Attend the Work Package and Consortium Meetings

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.

This job description is not a definitive or exhaustive list of responsibilities but identifies the key responsibilities and tasks of the post holder. The specific objectives of the post holder will be subject to review as part of the individual professional assessment process.


Conditions Duration : 3 years

Starting date: 15/06/2022

Contract: Part time During the crisis caused by COVID19, standard working conditions will be adapted to sanitary requirements.

Salary range: Between 19.000 - 30.000 aprox


3 years

Salari brut (anual):

Between 19.000 - 30.000 aprox


How to Apply

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: DM_END-VOC_May22 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 14/08/2022

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

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The interviews could be placed during the reception candidatures period.


Fellowship published date: 17/6/2022
Fecha de publicación:
Friday, 17 June 2022 - 12:00am

UC3M-Santander Big Data Institute (IBiDat) (


The UC3M-Santander Big Data Institute (IBiDat) ( is a joint initiative by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Banco Santander. It was founded in 2015 and it has rapidly become an institution of reference in the area of Big Data Analytics in Spain. IBiDat’s goal is to apply cutting-edge research to solve industry problems, participate in research and innovation projects funded by different national, European and international agencies and develop specific industry-based training and teaching activities in the area of Big Data Analytics.

The Institute counts with a team of 6 full-time outstanding researchers as well as more than 40 fellow affiliated researchers from multiple disciplines: statistics, economics, finance, computer science, engineering, etc.

IBiDat is located in Madrid, one of the most livable and enjoyable cities in Europe that offers an exceptional offer of recreational activities.

As a high quality research institute, the Postdocs in IBiDat should be capable of performing those tasks expected from an early career faculty in academia adapted to the institute’s focus on R&D applied to industry challenges. This offers our Postdocs a twofold career development in both academia and industry towards his/her next professional step.

  • A PhD degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related fields on the starting date.
  • Experience in R&D projects with companies or from public funding programs.
  • Good publication record in top journals and/or conferences in the discipline of the candidate.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Strong analytical and modelling skills
    • Web Programming skills
    • Knowledge of Data Analysis Programming Languages: R, Python and/or Spark.
    • Knowledge of DataBases: MySQL, MongoDB, etc.
    • Knowledge of Machine Learning Algorithms.
  • Capacity to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.

If you do not meet some of these requirements we strongly recommend you to still apply since our goal is hiring talented people who will be able to rapidly learn new skills

Se valorará:

Position Overview

The main tasks performed by IBiDat Postdocs include:

  • Lead and participate in R&D projects with private companies.
  • Lead and participate in proposal preparation for competitive public and private funding programs such as: EU programs (Horizon Europe), National and Regional Research Programs and Private Companies Research Programs.
  • Preparation and participation in Big Data and Machine Learning courses and masters.
  • Conduct high quality research that leads to publications in top venues (journals and conferences).


  • Salary: 32,000 €/ year.
    • Extra economic compensation might be possible through the participation in projects and/or teaching activities of the Institute.
  • Duration: 2 years (1+1). The continuation for the second year (upon available funding) will be confirmed through a performance assessment of the first year.
    • Extension further than 2 years could be possible, subject to funding availability and performance criteria.
  • Tentative Starting Date: September 2022.

2 years

Salario bruto (anual):

32,000 €/ year


Application Instructions

  • Interested candidates should send by email:
  • A statement of interest including the objectives to be achieved in the position.
  • A curriculum vitae (with picture included).
  • Two letters of reference.

DEADLINE for applications: July 10th, 2022.

All the candidate’s information must be sent to:

Begoña Corraleche Quincoces
Office 18.2.D26 Phone: +34 91 624 85 14


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