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Medical Advisor - Paediatrics (9 month parental leave cover)

Applications close
04 Jul 2021

The Paediatric Advisor will contribute to the improvement of care of patients in MSF projects, the care of the severely sick child, including neonates or children with specific diseases prevalent in MSF contexts (malaria, other infectious diseases like HIV/TB, chronic diseases, etc). They will work on developing medical strategies of care including prevention, primary and secondary care and continuum of care.

They will work alongside a team of other colleagues: child health and women’s health experts (based in Sydney, Australia) and other medical colleagues specialized in related fields (based in Paris, New York, Dakar etc). They will have an overview over programs providing paediatric care, with an emphasis on countries in West and Central Africa.

Please refer to Job Description for further details and selection criteria: PDF iconmedical_advisor_paediatrics_fixed_term_june_2021.pdf



Applications MUST address individual selection criteria.  You should also write a cover letter indicating why you want to work for Médecins Sans Frontières Australia and attach a copy of your CV.

Please note that a criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process.  Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for.  Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy in place and all employees are required to comply with this policy.

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, we encourage flexibility (in all its forms) and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+, people from other culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities. People with a disability can request support from our Domestic HR Department if you think you may require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process.

Applications close: 4 July 2021

Applications and enquiries to

Email: [email protected]