This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual who wishes to further develop his/her career in clinical research and his/her experience of multinational research projects.

SENSAR, the Spanish Anaesthesia and Reanimation Safety Incident Reporting System, is a private non-profit scientific society leaded by patient safety expert clinicians that acts as a partner and lead of a work package at SAFEST (H2021 - 101057825). SAFEST will develop and implement a set of European Evidence-based Standardised Patient Safety practices for the perioperative period.

The main duties of the Investigator will include the following:

  • Providing a key contact in Spain for project international partners
  • Participating, as part of SENSAR research team, in the development of a consensus on a set of perioperative patient safety/care standardized practices based on an exhaustive literature and desk review of secondary sources and a Delphi study of stakeholders (clinicians and patients) in EU-27 member states
  • Conducting, under the supervision and collaboration with the SENSAR research team, a guided self-evaluation of the project evidence-based standardized practices in the two sample hospitals in Spain
  • Contributing to the identification of the two sample hospitals most important improvement areas in perioperative patient safety/care based on incompletely or not complied standardized practices
  • Participating in the assessment of organizational readiness and patient needs for the implementation of standardized practices
  • Facilitating the local implementation of the evidence-based practices through Quality Improvement Learning Collaboratives in the two sample hospitals in Spain
  • Scientific manuscripts drafting

Duration: 4 years, starting June 2022


Specific Requirements:

  • University degree in Health or Life Science. Medical or Biological Sciences (bachelor degree or equivalent)
  • Excellent oral and written language in both English (C1) and Spanish (C1)
  • Availability to work in Madrid with travels in Spain as appropriate.
  • If the applicant is a non-EU citizen, he/she must have a valid work permit at the time of application and for the duration of the contract.


  • Application should be submitted by email, in .doc or .pdf formats, to the address secretaria.tecnica(ELIMINAR)@sensar.org.
  • Content of the application:
    • Name, surname(s), address, e-mail and contact telephone number
    • CV indicating training and professional experience with a description of the functions performed and list of publications.
    • Motivation letter
    • Letter of recommendation or previous employer contact details


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(IRYCIS deadline)

Funding bodySENSAR

FundingAnnual Gross Salary: 41.000€

Contact details

Ana Moreno: ambofarull(ELIMINAR)@salud.madrid.org / 91 336 9016

Clara López: clmontero(ELIMINAR)@salud.madrid.org / 91 488 9708

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