Medical Science Specialist at United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

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Medical Science Specialist at United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Job Opportunity: Medical Science Specialist

🌍 Duty Station: West Bank, Palestine
🏢 Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

📅 Deadline: April 2, 2024

Are you passionate about utilizing your expertise in medical science to make a meaningful impact? UNRWA is seeking a dedicated Medical Science Specialist to join our team in the West Bank.

Category and Level:
This position falls under the Medical category, with a competitive level based on qualifications and experience.


  • Conduct research and analysis in medical science to support UNRWA’s programs and initiatives.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in the development and implementation of medical projects.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the integration of scientific principles into healthcare interventions.
  • Stay updated on advancements in medical science and recommend innovative approaches to improve healthcare delivery.
  • Support capacity-building efforts through training sessions and knowledge-sharing activities.


  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in medical science or a related field.
  • Proven experience in conducting scientific research, preferably in a healthcare or humanitarian context.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex scientific data.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications online through the UNRWA Careers Portal by April 2, 2024. Please ensure to include a cover letter, detailed CV, and any relevant supporting documents.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of Palestine refugees through innovative medical interventions and scientific advancements. Apply now and be part of our mission to provide essential healthcare services in the West Bank.


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