Epidemiologist - International Field Work

Médecins Sans Frontières / أطباء بلا حدود - International field work - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Master's Degree at least
Arabic, English, French
1 open position
About the Job
  • As an epidemiologist you can be employed in the field of program monitoring, program evaluation and/ or field epidemiology.
  • In the field of monitoring officer you will assure that relevant and validated program data are available.
  • You will assure that indicators are debated within the medical team and inform operational decision.
  • In addition, you’ll assure that data collection and analysis adapt when project activities are re-oriented.
  • In the field of evaluation you will assess the performance of projects.
  • You will provide recommendations for operational research (mostly using program data, less frequent are prospective studies) to evaluate new tools (drugs, lab tests, …) or new operational strategies.
  • In the field of field epidemiology you will be responsible for initial assessments when outbreaks are suspected, and you will assure epidemiological surveillance /monitoring systems are in place to inform operational decision making during outbreaks and other emergency programs.
  • When indicated, you will be involved in surveys to orient operational decisions.
Job Requirements


General medicine diploma or a paramedical diploma with:

  • Master in Public Health with relevant professional experience in epidemiology, or
  • An MSc in epidemiology, or doctorate in epidemiology.
  • Field experience is an important asset.


  • Minimum 2 years of work experience

Other requirements:

  • Medical ethics.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Altruism.
  • Openness and flexibility.
  • Ability to live and work as a team.
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Availability: MSF requires a minimum of a 2 years commitment.


  • Arabic, English and/or French
About this Company

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / أطباء بلا حدود is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people in 70 countries who are affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers... (More)

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