Consultant appointment to conduct clinical studies on syphilis | Fight AIDS Foundation

Consultant appointment to conduct clinical studies on syphilis


Career level: Clinicial, Postdoctoral researcher


Other requirements: Knowledge of Spanish


Research area: Clinical studies


Final submission: 31 March


The Department of Infectious Diseases of the Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona (Spain) is seeking an academic infectious disease physician. The Department jointly with the IrsiCaixa AIDS research Institute and the Fight AIDS Foundation, is comprised of more than 50 scientists and constitutes a prominent research group in the fields of HIV infection and related diseases.


The successful candidate will join the research group of Dr Oriol Mitja and work on research projects focused on the development and implementation of diagnostic and therapeutic tools to treat and prevent syphilis in Barcelona and yaws in Papua New Guinea*.


The position is available immediately and offers an exceptional opportunity to conduct medical research on treponemal diseases.


Candidates should have Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine or Genitourinary Medicine fellowship training and a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Evidence of academic productivity is expected. Interest in outpatient ID and STIs is preferred. This position will include an academic appointment.


To apply please submit:

1) A cover letter briefly summarizing your research experience, interests, and career goals.

2) Your Curriculum Vitae.

3) A list of 2 references in a single PDF file to Dr. Mitja (

Applications should be submitted no later than March 31, 2019.


*Ref. Re-emergence of yaws after single mass azithromycin treatment followed by targeted treatment: a longitudinal study. Mitjà O, Godornes C, Houinei W, et al.Lancet. 2018 Apr 21;391(10130):1599-1607. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)

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