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  1. Epicentre recruits an Epidemiologist (M/F) based in South Sudan

    Date limite de candidature dépassée. Offre d'emploi. CDD. Soudan. Publiée le 19/03/2018.


    Epicentre is a non-profit organization, created in 1986 by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and dedicated to research, field epidemiology and training in line with both MSF programs and Epicentre’s Research Centers in Uganda and Niger. Epicentre is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.


    Description du poste

    The main purpose of the epidemiologist position is to guide and inform evidence-based strategies for routine operations; guide operational planning around thematic areas of interest; enhance timely and high quality routine and emergency data reporting, and analysis; and ensure high quality epidemiological response to outbreaks/emergencies.

    Job activities

    • Provide analytical oversight of thematic portfolios.
    • Support surveillance, in collaboration with coordination team, other partners, and other MSF epidemiologists in country.
    • Support emergency/exploration capacity (preparedness, response and rapid assessment).
    • Enhance quality of routine data (including training of medical teams & building capacity; Designing and updating tools, conducting small investigations as needed).
    • Support advocacy and advisory tasks.
    • Coordinate inter-sectionally with epidemiologists from other sections.
    • Support medical research occasionally.

    Profil recherché : confirmés

    Profile requirements

    • Degree in epidemiology, public health, or related (degree must include relevant epi training) / biomedical or clinical background strongly preferred,
    • Fluent in English, good knowledge in French is a plus,
    • At least 2 years’ experience implementing field epidemiology, experience implementing field research desirable,


    • In aid sector, or humanitarian situations
    • With infectious diseases and/or tropical medicine
    • Implementing rapid assessments and/or surveys
    • With monitoring and evaluation of routine health data
    • Previous Epicentre or MSF experience is a plus

    Technical knowledge:

    • Data management systems & analytical software (e.g. Excel, Epi-info, Epi-Data, RedCap, Kobo; STATA, SAS, SPSS, R),
    • Spatial analysis and software (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS),


    • Strong capacity to operationalize epidemiological findings (through direct implementation or guidance of operational teams)
    • Skills in teamwork, cooperation, flexibility, and stress management,
    • Able to manage competing priorities; management experience,
    • Commitment to MSF/Epicentre principles.

    Contrat à durée déterminée (CDD)

    Full-time position of 12 months, based in Juba with extensive travel to the field projects when necessary.

    Remuneration according to experience and MSF/Epicentre remuneration grid.

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    Modalités de candidature

    Date limite : 04/04/2018

    Applications should be made online, before April 4th, 2018 by completing the form available from the following link: http://epicentre.msf.org/en/job-opening

    If you encounter technical issues, please contact: recrutement@epicentre.msf.org.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.