Position open: Medical Officer at Institut Pasteur of Shanghai
GOV.cn Friday, May 23, 2008

Objectives of the program:

The objectives of Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences are to develop activities on health information systems and biosafety, for the education of scientific and medical personnel, students, and general public, to promote the prevention of communicable diseases through a better knowledge of the pathogens and of the ways of protection.

IPS-CAS is looking for a medical doctor who has a strong knowledge on infectious diseases to develop in the Institute an office of Medical Affairs.

Description duties:

In direct contact with the Direction and the scientific personnel, and the sponsoring partner, the incumbent will implement programs for the follow up, information, and training about transmission of infectious diseases in China. Specifically, he/she will:

a) Develop a strategy to collect information on infectious diseases and the way to control them;

b) Establish an electronic information system and integrate it in the website of the Institute;

c) Prepare a strategy for the diffusion of the information concerning infectious agents;

d) Establish a network of targeted population for the diffusion of information;

e) Prepare an agenda and organize meetings in hospitals and high schools, universities, to train the public about infectious diseases and prevention systems;

f) Contribute to develop in IPS-CAS medical affairs linked to biosafety, vaccines, ethics on programs developed by research units in IPS-CAS.

Education and experience:

Medical doctor, preferably with scientific degree (BSc, MSc, PhD), specialized in infectious diseases.

Strongly requested:

Broad knowledge in the field of medicine and public health, with particular focus in infectious disease control and on education.

Capabilities in strategy design, excellent communication skills.

Strong interest in the promotion of public health in China.

Language requirements: Fluent Chinese and English, both oral and written. Knowledge of French will be a plus.

Contract terms: The initial appointment is on a basis of three years.

The applicants who are interested in this position should submit electronically a full application file, including Curriculum Vitae in both Chinese and English and personal statement and dates of availability preferably by to:

Ms. Caroline Wu

Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, CAS

225 South Chongqing Road

Shanghai, 200025, China

Tel: 86-21-6384-2921

Fax: 86-21-6384-3571

E-mail: nwu@sibs.ac.cn

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Please contact the following website for further information: Http://www.shanghaipasteur.ac.cn  

Editor: Nie Peng
Source: CAS.cn