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Clinical psychologist

    MSF’s mental health activities can be implemented in a large variety of contexts:
    •    emergencies (natural and manmade disasters)
    •    protracted/chronic-ongoing crisis
    •    excluded and marginalized populations (victims of sexual violence or urban violence, minorities, migrants, etc.)
    •    integration with medical care (HIV/AIDS, TB, haemorrhagic fever, etc.)
    Most of the programs consists of both clinical (individual and groups) and community-based component and require an integrated medical-psychological-social approach.
    As a psychologist, your role will be to propose, implement and improve treatment for patients with mental conditions, with strategies and tools adapted to the context and culture.
    A substantial part of your work will involve coordination of the different activities, training and supervising local staff who carry out the mental health/psychosocial support activities.


    Master’s degree in clinical psychology, or equivalent
    •    A minimum of 2 years’ post-qualification experience in clinical care to adults/children
    •    Desirable experience in training/supervision + clinical practise in trauma, sexual violence, HIV/AIDS or any other chronic disease
    •    Asset: work experience in developing countries or with patients from various cultures
    •    Proficiency in English is required

    Length of mission

    •    6 to 12 months