17/06/2019
Science 4 Refugees

Fieldwork technician for UIA Schools Project

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ISGLOBAL
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryOther
    Environmental scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/07/2019 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    UIA03-264
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal, is the fruit of an innovative alliance between academic, government, and philanthropic institutions to contribute to the efforts undertaken by the international community to address the challenges in global health.

What We Are Looking for:

ISGlobal is looking for an experienced fieldwork technician to conduct a short exposure evaluation of air pollution on the frame of the project Urban Innovation Action proposal ¨Blue, Green and Grey, Adapting Schools for Climate Change.¨ The City of Barcelona will be conducting an intervention project to convert public school patios into climate change refuges through structural interventions and participatory processes including green, blue and shade features. Together with the Barcelona Agency for Public Health, ISGlobal is responsible for the health and climate impact evaluation of these interventions over the next 2.5 years.

Selection process

Applicants must fill in the request form and attached the relevant documents including the following reference: FieldworkTechnician_UIASchoolsProject_June19. Each document must include the candidate name and surname. The receipt of applications will be open until June, 30th 2019.

 

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

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Additional comments

Duration: 1month.

Starting date: July 1st, 2019.

This position requires local travel within the city of Barcelona and data collection at school sites.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Environmental science: Master Degree or equivalent
    Medical sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Keen interest in environmental exposure
  • Proactive and motivated person
  • Strong organization
  • Capable of working autonomously, rational and critical thinker

Specific Requirements

Main duties and tasks:

The main task of this position is to help design and implementing the protocol for NO2 exposure evaluation in different schools in Barcelona. The applicant will conduct the data collection, placement and removal of monitoring tools at the school sites.

Secondary tasks:

  • Contacting the study schools to arrange the appointments 
  • Data entry

Training and experience:

Public health, environmental epidemiology, or related field. Previous experience in data collection, fieldwork and/or working in school environments are an asset.

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 418053

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