Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights

Medical Doctor

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Job Overview


Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is a charitable organization supporting survivors of human rights violations, defending fundamental freedoms, and promoting democratic values throughout the world. Our programs provide mental health, medical treatment, and other support services to survivors of trauma, terror, domestic violence, and human rights violations.

We are seeking applicants for the position of Medical Doctor at the Alqosh branch in Iraq.

Position: Medical Doctor

Status: Part-Time (10 Hours/Week)

               Two days per week.

Based: Alqosh – KRG, Iraq

Reports to: Branch Manager, M&E Officer and Head of Trauma Care and Health        

Required Degree: Bachelor in Medicine.           

Application Deadline: March 23, 2023

Starting Date: ASAP                     


  • Treatment:
  1. Medical anamnesis and diagnostics of patients, including detailed torture/violence anamnesis, laboratory analyses, if necessary, as well as specialized diagnostics carried out by medical experts.
  2. Medical treatment of clients, including prescriptions of drugs and physiotherapy, referrals to psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and referrals to external specialists.
  3. Regular follow-up of therapeutic progress, prevention of drop-outs and correct termination of therapy.
  • Administrative tasks:
  1. Regular and complete documentation of patient data in the patient files and the database.
  2. Monthly documentation of all activities in a report.
  3. Ensures data entry.
  • Communication and networking:
  1. Cooperation with other staff members, centers and external partners.
  2. Attends cluster meetings.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medicine;
  2. Work experience in related filed (desired);
  3. Basic knowledge of MS Office and data entry;
  4. Ability to travel, including multi-day trips both nationally and internationally;
  5. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and cooperation with other staff members, centers and external partners;
  6. Active interest in promoting human rights and social justice.


  1. Participation in professional trainings and seminars
  2. Working in an international and dedicated team, with the opportunity to travel
  3. Paid holidays (24 days for full-time position) plus 15 statutory holidays. Additional paid holidays, especially on the occasion of religious festivals, may be agreed upon
  4. Voluntary pension scheme with employer contributions


Please submit, in English:

  • cover letter outlining your motivation to work with Jiyan in this particular position
  • CV detailing your previous work experience
  • Reference letters or reference contacts

via this form: APPLY HERE

Please note that applications that do not meet the requirements or that are incomplete will not be considered.


 The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively promote diversity and inclusion in our workplace, fostering an environment that respects and appreciates each team member’s unique perspectives, experiences, and talents.


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