To join the Operational Research Team LuxOR
1-year contract (with possible extension) – Full time position Based in Luxembourg
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that provides aid in more than 70 countries to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed, or political affiliation.
The OCB Medical Department is a network of units, the Brussels Medical Unit (BRUMED in Brussels), the Southern African Medical Unit (SAMU) in Cape Town, the Luxembourg Operational Research unit (LuxOR) in Luxembourg, the Middle East Medical Unit (MEMU) in Beirut, and positions based around the world (Nairobi, Rio, Rome and Toronto). It is composed of polyvalent medical staff working in, and outside of the operational cells. The experts cover the following domains: anesthesia, antibiotic resistance, capacity building & mentoring for healthcare professionals, change management, chronic non-communicable diseases, critical care, data protection & data sharing, emergency medicine & toxicology, emergency preparedness, environmental health, epidemiology, general surgery & orthopedics, health promotion & anthropology, Hepatitis C, HIV, infection prevention & control, infectious diseases, knowledge management, laboratory, malaria & vector-borne diseases, medical data & health informatics, medical equipment, mental health, microbiology, nursing care, nutrition, operational research and documentation, pediatrics & adolescents health, pharmacy, primary healthcare, public health, sexual & reproductive health, tuberculosis, vaccination, survivors of torture and viral hemorrhagic fever & emerging infectious diseases. The department support is organized in resources deployed in thematic circles with specific time-bond deliverables.
Operational research and documentation are an integral part of the medical department activities. There are two relatively autonomous units supporting operational research and field epidemiologists. The LuxOR unit, based in Luxembourg with detached staff in Brussels, South Africa, Beirut, and Toronto, with core activities including operational research capacity building and a focus on research linked to the domains covered by the medical department (as mentioned above). The second unit is SAMU, based in Cape Town, South Africa which focuses on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis. More information can be found on: https://msf.lu/en/operational-research/luxor and https://samumsf.org/en
The Operational Research Advisor will support operational research activities at field level. The main tasks are:
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Application deadline: July 29th, 2022
Candidate application must include an updated CV and cover letter. Please apply through e-mail at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org with position reference: LuxOR Advisor
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