Vacancies

If you would like to apply for any of the below vacancies, please write to us at contact[at]wydo.org with your motivation letter and curriculum vitae. If you have any questions you are welcome to write to us as well. All roles are voluntary (unpaid).

Current vacancies:
Tobacco Control Project Members
Members of the coordinating team of the Global Working Group on Working Conditions of Young Doctors
Editors for the Speakers' Corner
News reporters
National Focal Points
Software developer

 

Tobacco Control Project Members

WYDO is launching a project on tobacco control, specifically on the interference of the tobacco industry (TI). We are looking for persons who are interested to support the project team in the team tasks outlined below. This is a 2-month role, which may be extended on future tobacco control initiatives.

Note that all roles in WYDO are voluntary (non-paid).

Tasks:

  • Review tobacco industry internal documents and other relevant online sources for evidence of TI interference
  • Develop advocacy and awareness materials using the content collected 
  • Disseminate the materials developed to young doctors and the public, in particular through the online campaign for World-No-Tobacco-Day on 31 May 2016

Your background:

We welcome anyone with an interest in tobacco control issues to apply (i.e. not specific to medical doctors only). Previous experience in tobacco control is preferable, but not required.

Time estimate:

We estimate the time spent during this role to be about 20 hours in May and 10 hours in June 2016.

Application process:

Please send a motivation letter (less than half a page) and CV to contact[at]wydo.org. Applications are welcome until 1 May, 2016.

 

 

Members of the coordinating team of the Global Working Group on Working Conditions of Young Doctors

The Global Working Group (GWG) on Working Conditions of Young Doctors will be dealing with a wide range of issues: working hours, brain drain, access to continued medical education and salary, just to name a few. The GWG will be an international group working together on activities and projects to raise awareness where improvements are needed and also to organize concrete improvements on the ground. We are looking for members of the coordinating team of this GWG.

 

Tasks:

As a member of the coordinating team you would be responsible for:

  • Coordination of the GWG
  • Agreeing on a strategy for the GWG, including planned activities and projects for the short and long term
  • Recruitment of new members of the GWG, who will be working on specific activities and projects
  • Fundraising for the activities and projects

Your background:

This call is primarily aimed at medical doctors, but other persons with an interest in working conditions of young doctors are also welcome to apply.

Time estimate:

We estimate the time spent during this role to be about 5 hours per month.

Applications process:

Please send your motivation letter and CV to contact[at]wydo.org, in which you describe your background and experience with the topic. Applications are welcome any time.

 

 

Editors for the Speakers' corner

The Speakers’ corner of the WYDO website is the place where we invite young doctors to share their thoughts and opinions. These articles may also lead to further discussion on the WYDO Forum. We are looking for persons who are interested to further develop the Speakers’ corner.

Tasks:

  • Further develop the different chapters of the Speakers’ corner and/or create new ones.
  • Identify areas that may be of interest for young doctors and invite persons to write articles.
  • Review and edit articles that are received.
  • When appropriate, write articles yourself.

Your background:

We welcome anyone with an interest in health issues to apply (i.e. not specific to medical doctors only). Applicants need to have experience with writing and editing.

Time estimate:

We estimate the time spent during this role to be about 5 hours per month.

Applications process:

Please send your motivation letter and CV to contact[at]wydo.org. We also ask applicants to send us an article of at most 500 words, which they would like to publish on the Speakers' Corner. The article needs to be an original article, which has not been published anywhere else. Applications are welcome any time.

 



News reporters

We aim to inform young doctors about health news from around the world. We are looking for a team of persons from different parts of the world who are interested to write news items for the website and Facebook page.

Tasks:

  • Write news items: innovations in medicine, personal doctors’ stories, issues/examples relevant to young doctor’s work in your country and any other medicine related topic you find interesting to share
  • Collect information on conferences, workshops and other events

Your background:

We welcome anyone with an interest in health issues to apply (i.e. not specific to medical doctors only).

Time estimate:

We estimate that this role will take around 1 hour per week.

Applications process:

Please send your motivation letter and CV to contact[at]wydo.org. We also ask applicants to send us a news items, which they would envision on the WYDO website. Applications are welcome any time.


 

National Focal Points

National Focal Points (NFPs) are the anchors of WYDO in countries. In most situations only one NFP shall be selected per country, but if there already is an NFP in your country you are still welcome to contact us.

Tasks:

  • Assist to increase awareness among young doctors in your country regarding WYDO and encourage them to participate in the online forum, Speakers' corner and Newsletter
  • Update young doctors on new developments in WYDO.
  • Collect information on organizations and initiatives for/by young doctors in your country.
  • Update on issues relevant to young doctors, such as health news, conferences, education courses, postgraduate training programmes.
  • When appropriate, NFPs may also become a liaison between WYDO and national organizations for young doctors.

Your background:

This call is specific to medical doctors.

Time estimate:

We estimate the minimum time spent during this role to be about 5 hours per month.

Applications process:

Please send your motivation letter and CV to contact[at]wydo.org. Please also mention in your motivation letter what your vision and your plans are for WYDO in your country and whether your are also a member of a national young doctors organization. Applications are welcome any time.

 

Programmer / Website developer

WYDO is currently seeking the help of at least another software developer in order to be able to form a small team. 

If you have experience with JavaScript - especially node.js, or if you have experience with other programming languages and are willing to be tutored, we would be delighted to work with you on the residency database. Also, a basic understanding of SQL- and/or NoSQL-databases will be necessary.

Please send your motivation letter, CV and if possible some examples of your work to contact[at]wydo.org. Applications are welcome any time.