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  1. Epidemiologist for Women’s and Child Health

    Offre d'emploi. CDD. Australie. Publiée le 04/12/2017.


    Epicentre is a non-profit organization, created in 1987 by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), whose activities include research, field epidemiology and training. MSF Australia is one of the four partner sections of MSF Operational Centre Paris (OCP). The Medical Unit in Sydney (MUSYD) is a branch of the Medical Department of MSF OCP and hosts the Medical Department’s expertise in Women’s and Children’s Health as well as activities for victims of Sexual Violence.


    Sydney with frequent travel to the field and Paris

    Description du poste

    Under the direction Epicentre’s Director of Research and the supervision of the Head of the Medical Unit Sydney (MUSYD):

    • Provides support to the MUSYD in the examination of research ideas and their translation into relevant operational research questions
    • Assists and guides MUSYD team in relevant literature reviews
    • Supports the members of the MUSYD in providing meaningful input in research discussions on questions related to their dossier
    • Assists MSF Australia and Medical Unit in identifying research institutions in Australia that could be potential partners or resources for MSF/Epicentre
    • Is responsible for the development and management of specific research projects relevant to the MU of Sydney. These will be predominantly in the field of women’s and child health.
    • Facilitates communication on any other research matters conducted by Epicentre for MSF particularly in the are covered by the MUSYD
    • Assists MSF field and headquarters staff in the design and implementation of monitoring systems of health programs (specific topics not covered by HIS).
    • Participates in Epicentre’s activities and interventions related to field epidemiology and training

    Profil recherché : confirmés

    Candidate requirements

    • Medical Doctor/ Nurse with a degree/qualification in epidemiology.
    • At least three-year experience in applied epidemiology related to children’s and/or women’s health in resource limited contexts
    • At least two-year experience in developing countries, preferably with MSF/Epicentre
    • Experience working with Epicentre
    • Demonstrated expertise in conducting research projects with publication in peer-reviewed journals
    • Fluent in English and French, with excellent oral and written proficiency in English
    • Good communication skills, both in speech and writing.
    • Willing to travel 3 to 4 months a year, sometimes at short notice.

    Contrat à durée déterminée (CDD)

    Full time/ Fixed-term contract (2 years, renewable)

    Start date : from February 2018

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    Date limite : 10/01/2018