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Estudis de Cičncies de la Salut: Faculty member in the field of health sciences (UOC Faculty of Health Sciences)


The UOC is an innovative university rooted in Catalonia and open to the world. Its mission is to offer people lifelong learning to help them, and society, progress.

As part of the worldwide network of universities, and based on its Strategic Plan, the UOC works to drive the creation of a global knowledge space and conduct cutting-edge research in the knowledge society.

The UOC has a unique, innovative and student-centred educational model. It provides quality education that can be customized to students' individual needs, enhancing their competitiveness and contributing to the progress of society.

The person selected will join the UOC Faculty of Health Sciences' teaching staff, specializing in the field of health sciences.



UOC faculty members promote and direct distance learning in their fields of expertise. Particular attention must be given to the preparation of programmes of study, course contents and teaching materials, as well as the supervision and coordination of students' learning processes. Faculty members are also responsible for driving innovation, especially in terms of methods and techniques used in distance learning and research activities in their fields of expertise.

The successful candidate will be awarded an open-ended, full-time contract, and should be available to start immediately.

The place of work will be the UOC's 22@ centre, Rambla del Poblenou 156, Barcelona. There is the option of remote working for a large proportion of the working hours.

What we are looking for:

    • Official llicenciatura or Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences.
    • Area of specialization: Health Sciences.
    • Doctoral degree in Health Sciences.
    • Research background in metabolism, diabetes, obesity and nutrition; physical activity; food technology; research methodology, and e-health. 
    • Oral and written communication skills in Spanish.
    • Catalan level C (or possibility of reaching this level in a maximum period of 2 years).
    • English language skills of at least CEFR level B2, or First Certificate equivalent.
    • Results-oriented person.
    • Ability to work in a team.
    • High level of initiative, and ability to work in innovative environments.

    We also value:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine or Nursing.
    • Formal accreditation of teaching and research career from university quality assurance agencies (ANECA/AQU).
    • Knowledge of epidemiology and/or bioinformatics.
    • Professional experience in the field of health.
    • Teaching experience at university level.
    • International experience teaching or researching in this field.
    • Experience in innovative university environments.
    • Knowledge of the UOC's educational model.



    To apply for the offers you are interested in, you must first register on the candidate's page.

    Close of call: 28/06/2022

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