EndTB Medical Officer

Application deadline

19/11/2017

Organisation

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Location

Cape Town , South Africa

The endTB project aims to find shorter, less toxic and more effective treatments for MDR-TB through access to new drugs, a clinical trial, and advocacy at national and global levels. Covering 15 countries, the project is a partnership between Partners In Health, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Interactive Research & Development, and financial partner UNITAID. MSF South Africa has recently taken on the endTB clinical trial as a project at its Khayelitsha site. A suitably qualified internal monitor will be employed to work on the endTB clinical trial. Two Research Medical Officers will be employed to join the endTB trial team in Khayelitsha.

Education, experience, knowledge and skills: MBChB (or equivalent) degree.Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).South African citizenship or a valid work visa
At least 6-months experience in managing patients with HIV-associated TB and MDR-TB in a primary care context (essential). Previous clinical trial or research experience (advantageous).GCP training (advantageous). Word, Excel, Powerpoint and all other basic office software (essential).Excellent organizational skills. Ability to analyze and interpret data and write written reports. English (fluent, spoken / written). Xhosa (advantageous)

Before applying, please read full job description and selection criteria of the post available at www.msf.org.za. All applications must be emailed to [email protected]brussels.msf.org and must be accompanied by personal motivation letter and CV .

Websitehttp://www.msf.org.za
Contact personJuliet Joubert