24/11/2020
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GIS Technician for child health research programme

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ISGLOBAL
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental science
    Medical sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/12/2020 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
    874583
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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 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:

We are looking for a GIS Technician to join our ATHLETE project research team,

 

Key Responsibilities:

Work under basic supervision.

Work directly with scientists on-site and european collaborators to collect Geographical Information Systems (GIS) data.

Preparation of project drawings and related documents, maintaining technical files.

Expanding de existing models of urban environment stressors developed under the ATHLETE Project.

Harmonizing exposure indices for stressors in the urban environment, including air pollution, noise, green space, connectivity and walkability measurements.

Additional responsibilities and/or duties as found relevant and neccesary during the course of the project

More Information

Benefits

  • Duration: for 3 years.
  • Starting date: 01/01/2021.
  • Contract: full time.
  • Salary Range: TECHNICIAN II A.

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

 

Eligibility criteria

 

 

Selection process

Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: GISTechnician_ATHLETE_Nov20, 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 December 9th 2020.

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.

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

Skills/Qualifications

Training and experience:

  • Master in Environmental Sciences, Geographical Information Systems, Public Health, or other relevant subject.
  • Five years experience in GIS and child health research

Skills: 

  • Teamwork.
  • Problem resolution.
  • Learning capacity.

 

Specific Requirements

  • Fully proficient in the use of GIS systems including ArcGIS, Postgresql, Postgis, QGIS, Spatialite, SQlite, ENVI.
  • Fully proficient in the use of programming languages SQL, Python and R.
  • Experience working in cohort research and complex data.
  • High proficiency of English.
  • More than 5 years experience working with GIS.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good analystical and problema solving skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Work independently.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.

Language level:

  • English (written and spoken), and Spanish will be preferable.

 

 

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 580404

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