This call for applications is aimed at the selection of the best candidate for the position of Director General of ISGlobal, and is open to candidates worldwide including those who are currently or have been researchers at ISGlobal.
The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institution addressing global and public health challenges through research, innovation, translation into policy and education. It is the result of a private-public partnership involving highly reputed academic, public administration and philanthropic institutions.
ISGlobal has a broad research portfolio in communicable and non-communicable diseases including environmental and climate determinants of health, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach ranging from the molecular to the population level. Research is organised in the following five programmes: Malaria and neglected parasitic diseases; Maternal, Child and reproductive Health; Global Viral and Bacterial Infections; Climate, air pollution, nature and urban health; and Environment and health over the lifecourse.
ISGlobal is a private center promoted by “la Caixa” Foundation and takes part in the CERCA system of the Generalitat of Catalunya. It is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence from the Spanish Science Ministry, strengthening cross-cutting frontier methodological capabilities in areas of Data sciences, Health Impact Assessment and eHealth.
The deadline to receive applications is September the 15th, 2023, 10pm ECT.