Job vacancy - Veterinary Epidemiologist at FAO

Dear colleagues,

We are planning to recruit an international consultant  for 11 months with the possibility of extension based at FAO Rome HQs to assist with the tasks detailed in the attached TORs.

Postgraduate qualification, PhD in Veterinary Epidemiology, is desirable.

This person must have at least 6 years of experience in the following:

-           Design, development and implementation of Field epidemiology Training (FEPTV) – in developing countries (Asia and/or Africa)
-           Development and implementation of risk assessment for disease emergence and spread
-           Design and development of surveillance programs in developing countries

Salary range will be based on the professional experience of the applicant and the complexity of tasks considered.

Please note that the candidate should be capable of working with people of different cultural backgrounds.

If you know colleagues that might be interested to join FAO please ask them to send a CV to julio.pinto@fao.org by 7 Nov.

Thank you and best regards,

Julio Pinto

Julio Pinto (DVM, PhD)
Animal Health Officer
Disease Surveillance - Global Early Warning System (GLEWS)
Animal Production and Health Division (AGA)
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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