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Call for research officer

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research, education and policy engagement. 

Who are we looking for?

The cluster on Chronic Health Conditions & Public Policies at IPH focuses on studying how public policies shape prevention and management of chronic health conditions and their major risk factors. We are looking for motivated researchers to join the cluster to work on a research study that aims to understand the implementation of tobacco control laws in India. The study proposes to use a mixed-methods approach and a range of techniques (case studies, thematic qualitative analysis, theory driven inquiry methods) to understand facilitators and barriers for implementation of tobacco control policies in Indian states.

We are looking for the position of a research officer who will work closely with the Principal Investigator.

Essential requirements

Candidates should have a postgraduate degree in health sciences. Candidates should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

We are looking for at least one – two years of research experience and good familiarity with and reasonable expertise in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. We require candidates to have published a few papers in peer reviewed journals as first/second author. Excellent (written and oral) communication skills in English and at least one (preferably more) regional languages is required. Candidates should be comfortable and desirous of working in multicultural team environment including with people from very different disciplines/worldviews. IPH is a learning organization and we expect candidates to be keen to read/learn newer approaches/skills on the job.

Desirable requirements

Any previous experience of working on implementation of any government laws or programs will be favourable.

Job location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here)

Duration

The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) to begin with and there will possibility for review/renewal

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will be Rs.35,000 – Rs.40,000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy.

Job description

Research Officer will need to:

  • work with a team of 2-3 people and will report to the Principal Investigator.
  • contribute to conceiving the design, collecting data and analysing data for specific aspects of the overall study.
  • take up managerial role, in part, for specific aspects of the study as well as the overall project administration.
  • need to make travel/stay at some Indian states for work/data collection during certain phases of the study.
  • liaise with varied stakeholders (academia, governments, civil society etc.) to understand their interests and establish strategic relations.
  • take lead role and contribute in scientific and popular writing.
  • participate in and represent study/project interests at academic/learning opportunities available at IPH and other relevant fora.

Please fill up this online form – Apply Now

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  1. Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  2. Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Name, phone number, and email address of two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors.
  4. One page statement describing your motivation and fit for applying for this role  – upto 200 words (Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals)
  5. Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with the job title as the subject

The last date for receiving applications form shall be

 30th June 2019

All applications shall be reviewed and only those that are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the second week of July  2019. The post is expected to be filled before 1st August 2019

Note:

Candidates applying for these positions shall not have any economic ties and shall not have represented any tobacco business or organisation that represents the interest of the tobacco industry in the past two years.  

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Internship

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru is inviting applications for internships from students enrolled in a recognized law program, early-career law graduates or early-career social science researchers with some grounding in legal studies. Interns will be hosted within a Cluster on Public Policies and Chronic health Conditions and work in the DEEP project. DEEP (Deciphering Epidemic of Epic Proportions: A Study on the Role of State and Tobacco Industry in Tobacco Control in Post-Liberalized India) is a long-term research project to better understand the political economy of tobacco in India. The internship will be for a minimum period of two months, during which the interns are expected to work in coordination with and under guidance from the DEEP project team in analyzing legislations and litigations with tobacco as the issue of concern. Interns will be compensated for any project related travel/expenses and might be eligible for a nominal stipend. The internship experience is expected to provide the candidates with the opportunity to:

  • Expand their understanding of the field of public health
  • Sharpen research skills, especially literature search, qualitative data analysis and writing
  • Interact with various public health and legal professionals who practice on issues associated with public health
  • Explore the possibilities of interdisciplinary research within a larger public health paradigm

Interested candidates may fill the following Google form and send their CV and writing sample to Dr. Aparna Vincent

Email: aparna@iphindia.org

Address: Institute of Public Health
3009, II-A Main, 17th Cross, KR Road
Banashankari Stage II, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560070

Call for Research Officer (full time)

Towards Health Equity & Transformative Action on Tribal Health Project (THETA project),

Health equity cluster

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

 

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research, education and policy engagement. The Health equity cluster (HEQ) at IPH focuses on research and action on improving the determinants and drivers of ill-health in particular areas, demographic or population groups. Our work is currently focused on building a research and education program on health equity through a research field station located in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka. 

Who are we looking for?

Towards Health Equity and Transformative Action on tribal health (THETA) project is looking for a research officer who will be based at the IPH field station in Chamarajanagar district.

We are looking for an early career researcher who is ready to work in challenging settings. The position provides an opportunity to work in close association with the Adivasi community-based organisation and provides a unique experience for fieldwork in remote and forested areas. We are looking for a candidate who is motivated towards working in community health and limited resource settings.

The candidate shall work closely with the THETA project PI and 2 other Research Officers. S/he shall be in charge of data collection and management and shall oversee the activities of the field station.

THETA project encourages early-career researchers to apply. Candidates shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into a public health career.

Essential requirements

We prefer candidates with:

-Passion for living and working in community/rural settings

– Postgraduate degree preferably in public health

– Commitment to be involved in extensive fieldwork in southern Karnataka

– Fluency in speaking Kannada; reasonable fluency in written English

– Ability to use basic computer applications related to data management including Excel and SPSS

Desirable requirements

The candidate may have:

– Experience in household surveys

– Relevant research/publication experience

Job location

This position is based in IPH Field Station office in B R hills (see location here). Candidates who prefer to live/operate from nearby towns (including Mysore) may also apply.

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between Rs.30,000 – Rs.40,000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) to begin with and there will possibility for review/renewal for up to a period of 3 years.  

Job description

Brief Job description:

The candidate needs  :

  • To relocate and shall be based in/near BR Hills in Chamarajanagar district
  • Work closely with the PI and 2 other research officers in implementing various research activities under the THETA project
  • Supporting data management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data under the THETA project
  • Monitoring the implementation of data collection especially household surveys and other data
  • Coordination and liaising with local NGOs and Adivasi community-based organisations in the district
  • Overall coordination and management of the IPH field station in Chamarajanagar district involving regular supervision of support staff at the field station.

Please fill up this online form – Apply Now

 

Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with the job title as the subject

The last date for receiving applications form shall be

 31st December 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  1. Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  2. 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors. Kindly provide their contact information.
  4. One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (up to 400 words)
  5. (Explaining your interests, strengths, and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals)

All applications shall be reviewed and only those that are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person interview in Mysore on 2 January 2019.
The post is expected to be filled IMMEDIATELY and early date of joining no later than January 6, 2019, is expected.

Note:

Candidates applying for these positions shall not have any economic ties and shall not have represented any tobacco business or organisation that represents the interest of the tobacco industry in the past two years.  

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Project Coordinator (full time)

CHRONIC CONDITIONS AND GOVERNANCE CLUSTERS Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

Project Description:

A project intended to develop one to two model stretches of safe roads in Bengaluru city using innovative context specific research and action.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in a career in public health for the role of a Project Coordinator (PC) at IPH. The PC shall work closely with the Principal Investigator in managing this project. The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. The cluster seeks to provide a conducive environment to the young professional into a career in research and/or project management.

Essential

Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health). Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills. Good written and oral communication in English and Kannada is essential. Minimum of 2 years experience in liasioning with various government and non-government stakeholders, drafting of letters, memoranda etc,presentation skills, willingness to travel.

Desirable

Few years of project management experience along with additional skills such as familiarity with transport and health sectors etc.

Location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here).

Salary

This is a PC level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between Rs.40,000- Rs.50,000 (CTC) per month based on experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

Expected responsibilities

Brief Job description:

  • Map stakeholders who are crucial to the implementation of the project
  • To coordinate and liaison with Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, Deputy Director of Public Instructions, transport and public works departments and other relevant department officers in the Bengaluru city for road safety
  • Follow up with relevant departments to collect data, develop partnerships, MoUs etc., assist in implementation of road safety provisions
  • To plan and coordinate fortnightly internal project review meetings at IPH office
  • To coordinate and work with IPH’s media and communications team
  • To plan and coordinate media and public engagement activities
  • Any other tasks needed to be performed towards successful implementation of Safer roads Bengaluru project

Please fill up this online form – Apply Now

 

Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with job title as subject

 

Last date for receiving applications form shall be

 

9th April 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  • Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  • 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  • Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors
  • One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (upto 400 words)
  • Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the third week of April 2018. The post is expected to be filled before 1st May 2018. Note: IPH works closely with various stakeholders including governments at all levels, civil society, health workers and professionals and with various other development partners. IPH shall actively ensure against direct or indirect financial or other partnerships/associations with the following:

  • Tobacco and alcohol industry
  • Pharmaceutical corporations
  • Arms manufacturers

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Research Officers (full time)

INFECTIOUS DISEASES and DISEASE CONTROL CLUSTER
Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

Project Description (SPEAK) SPEAK India – Setting the Post-Elimination Agenda for Kala-Azar in India This 18 months project is based on documenting the best practices on elimination of  visceral leishmaniasis (VL) achieved or soon to be achieved; and analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the Indian health system in managing VL at a population level. Additionally, this project aims to construct a health system focussed response applicable in the VL post-elimination phase in India.

Who are we looking for? We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in a career in public health for the role of a Research Officer (RO) at IPH. The RO shall work closely with the Principal Investigator in managing a research project. The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. The cluster seeks to provide a conducive environment to the young professional into a career in research and/or project management.

Essential Candidate needs to be motivated and interested in building a public research oriented career (irrespective of the educational background). Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health) with work experience of minimum 2 years in research, specifically handling quantitative and qualitative datasets and familiarity with data analysis methods for both. Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.
Good oral written communication in English is mandatory. Additionally, good oral communication in Hindi is mandatory.

Desirable Two or more research publications as first/second author is desirable. Location This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here). Salary This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between Rs.40,000 – Rs.50,000 (CTC) per month based on experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

Expected responsibilities Brief Job description:

  1. To assist with the coordination of the regular skype/zoom meetings with the partners and other key stakeholders
  2. To assist in pilot testing the data collection tools for surveys, which are based on the Health systems framework
  3. To assist as a team member during the training of data collectors
  4. To support data collection by supervising the data collectors at two of the four states (Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal) during November 2018 to February 2019
  5. To analyse the qualitative and quantitative data
  6. To assist in conducting contextual analysis of the collected data and literature; and to develop the health systems measures for the two states, towards the optimal response by the health system to sustain the VL post- elimination phase
  7. To assist in maintaining and updating the electronic project filing of data
  8. To assist with the project report generation, drafting manuscripts and help in publication process
  9. To contribute towards any other tasks needed to be performed for the successful implementation of this project.

Please fill up this online form – Apply Now

Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with job title as subject

Last date for receiving applications form shall be

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  • Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  • 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  • Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors
  • One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (upto 400 words)
  • Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals

Note: IPH works closely with various stakeholders including governments at all levels, civil society, health workers and professionals and with various other development partners. IPH shall actively ensure against direct or indirect financial or other partnerships/associations with the following:

  • Tobacco and alcohol industry
  • Pharmaceutical corporations
  • Arms manufacturers

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Research Officer (full time)

CHRONIC CONDITIONS AND GOVERNANCE CLUSTERS
Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

Project Description:

A project intended to develop one to two model stretches of safe roads in Bengaluru city using innovative context specific research and action.

Who are we looking for?

MPH or equivalent, MD, MSc in research master degree in public health or health sciences with significant emphasis on research. Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.

Good written and oral communication in English is essential.

Work experience of minimum 2 years in research, handling large quantitative datasets and familiarity with qualitative methods. A few research publications as first/second author.

Essential

Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health).

Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.

Good written and oral communication in English and Kannada is essential.

Minimum of 2 years experience in liasioning with various government and non-government stakeholders, drafting of letters, memoranda etc,presentation skills, willingness to travel.

Desirable

Few years of project management experience in a research project along with additional skills such as data visualization techniques; familiarity with geographic information systems; popular writing – blogs, news media; conversant with Kannada language

Location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here).

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between Rs.40,000 – Rs.50,000 (CTC) per month based on experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

Expected responsibilities

Brief Job description:

  • Source and generate road safety related data from various sources [ website, reports, department etc.]
  • Develop an analysis framework to analyze the data
  • Develop tools for surveys, an intervention package and the proposal for submission to ethics committee
  • Support baseline, midline and endline data collection
  • Develop information for sensitization programs at schools, colleges and for other relevant stakeholders
  • To take overall responsibility of maintaining and updating the project file at IPH office.
  • Project report generation and submission, drafting manuscripts and help in publication process; write in popular media (social media platform – content curation and generation); be a team player; knowledge management within team;
  • Any other tasks needed to be performed towards successful implementation of Safer roads Bengaluru project

Please fill up this online form –
Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with job title as subject

Last date for receiving applications form shall be

9th April 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  • Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  • 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  • Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors
  • One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (upto 400 words)
  • Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the third week of April 2018. The post is expected to be filled before 1st May 2018.

Note:

IPH works closely with various stakeholders including governments at all levels, civil society, health workers and professionals and with various other development partners. IPH shall actively ensure against direct or indirect financial or other partnerships/associations with the following:

  • Tobacco and alcohol industry
  • Pharmaceutical corporations
  • Arms manufacturers

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Project Coordinator (full time)

CHRONIC CONDITIONS AND GOVERNANCE CLUSTERS
Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

Project Description:

A project intended to develop one to two model stretches of safe roads in Bengaluru city using innovative context specific research and action.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in a career in public health for the role of a Project Coordinator (PC) at IPH. The PC shall work closely with the Principal Investigator in managing this project.

The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. The cluster seeks to provide a conducive environment to the young professional into a career in research and/or project management.

Essential

Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health).

Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.

Good written and oral communication in English and Kannada is essential.

Minimum of 2 years experience in liasioning with various government and non-government stakeholders, drafting of letters, memoranda etc,presentation skills, willingness to travel.

Desirable

Few years of project management experience along with additional skills such as familiarity with transport and health sectors etc.

Location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here).

Salary

This is a PC level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between Rs.40,000- Rs.50,000 (CTC) per month based on experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

Expected responsibilities

Brief Job description:

  • Map stakeholders who are crucial to the implementation of the project
  • To coordinate and liaison with Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, Deputy Director of Public Instructions, transport and public works departments and other relevant department officers in the Bengaluru city for road safety
  • Follow up with relevant departments to collect data, develop partnerships, MoUs etc., assist in implementation of road safety provisions
  • To plan and coordinate fortnightly internal project review meetings at IPH office
  • To coordinate and work with IPH’s media and communications team
  • To plan and coordinate media and public engagement activities
  • Any other tasks needed to be performed towards successful implementation of Safer roads Bengaluru project

Please fill up this online form –
Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with job title as subject

Last date for receiving applications form shall be

9th April 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  • Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  • 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  • Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors
  • One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (upto 400 words)
  • Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the third week of April 2018. The post is expected to be filled before 1st May 2018.

Note:

IPH works closely with various stakeholders including governments at all levels, civil society, health workers and professionals and with various other development partners. IPH shall actively ensure against direct or indirect financial or other partnerships/associations with the following:

  • Tobacco and alcohol industry
  • Pharmaceutical corporations
  • Arms manufacturers

Any application associated with the above will be disqualified.

Call for Research Officer (full time)

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

Project Description:

Telangana has a high Caesarean section rate. Recognizing the dangers of unnecessary CS, the government of Telangana has taken various initiatives to reduce the same. The government is now planning to introduce trained midwives in its facilities. The government of Telangana is collaborating with Fernandez Hospital and UNICEF – Hyderabad to pilot this training program in Karimnagar. The training will be an experiential training at Karimnagar district hospital in Telangana. It is proposed to evaluate this training program by an independent agency. The Institute of Public Health, Bangalore which is a not-for- profit academic institution that has been working in the field of public health for the past 11 years, conducting research, training, and consultancies for various national as well as international agencies has taken up the project to evaluate it comprehensively.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in a career in public health for the role of a Research Officer (RO) at IPH. The RO shall work closely with the Principal Investigator in managing a research project.

The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. The cluster seeks to provide a conducive environment to the young professional skills into a career in research and/or project management.

Essential

Candidate needs to be motivated and interested in building a public research oriented career.

Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health).

Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.

Good written communication in English is essential.

Desirable

Few years of project management experience in a research project or in program management in a rural/tribal/community health setting. Fluency in Telugu and experience in qualitative methods would be an added advantage.

Location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here). But the candidate will be expected to travel to Karimnagar Telangana at least once a month for up to a period of 7 days. Accommodation and travel-related costs will be covered by the project as per institutional policies.

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will range between 35,000-40,000 (CTC) per month based on experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

Expected responsibilities

Brief Job description:

  • Developing research tools for the evaluation of the training program
  • Collecting data (both qualitative and quantitative) at MCH, Karimnagar and Hyderabad
    Analysing the data
  • Consolidation of results and project report writing
  • Managing the entire project in terms of correspondence, finances, planning, etc
  • Writing manuscripts for journals / other publications
  • Disseminating the activities of the project in media
  • Any other activity that the project lead may deem fit (in relation to this project)

Please fill up this online form – 
Send your cv to (cv@iphindia.org) with job title as subject

Last date for receiving applications form shall be

10th February 2018

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  • Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  • 2-page Resume/CV (PDF only)
  • Name, phone number, and email address for two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors
  • One page statement describing how best you would fit into this role (upto 400 words)
  • Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it will benefit your future professional goals

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the third week of February 2018. The post is expected to be filled before March 2018.

Call for Research Officer/Research Assistant (Project management) (full time)

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research in health systems in India. The institute’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

The Health equity & Evaluation cluster (HeqEval) at IPH focuses on research and action on improving the determinants and drivers of ill-health in particular areas, demographic or population groups. Our work is currently focused on building a research and education program on health equity through a research field station located in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka.  

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated candidate (preferred age 25-40 years) with an interest in a career in public health for the role of a Research Officer (RO) at IPH. The RO shall work closely with the Principal Investigator in managing a research project. This position provides an opportunity to plan, design and implement a project management system for a multi-site 4-year research project across three states. S/he shall work as a member of a 4-5 member team with the need for frequent travel to the field (Chamarajanagar and Mysore districts).

The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore and other partner organisations. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. The cluster seeks to provide a conducive environment to hone young professional skills into a career in research and/or project management.

Essential

Candidate needs to be motivated and interested in building a public research oriented career (irrespective of the educational background).Applicants must have received a Masters degree in public health/related discipline (including but not limited to other para-medical disciplines such as dentistry/nursing/pharma, social work, anthropology, psychology, community medicine, global health or international health). Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer softwares (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), should be comfortable with email correspondence and able to demonstrate good people and managerial skills.

Fluency in speaking English and Kannada. Good written communication in English is essential.

 

Desirable

Few years of project management experience in a research project or in program management in a rural/tribal/community health setting.

Location

This position is based out of the IPH Bengaluru office (see location here). The candidate will be expected to travel to the IPH field station office at Chamarajanagar district at least twice a month. In addition, periods of short-term stay in Chamarajanagar during intensive data collection is foreseen. Accommodation and travel-related costs will be covered by the project as per institutional policies.

4. Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) and the position is extendable after review at the end of one year and contingent on availability of funding.

5. Expected responsibilities

Research project management

  • Coordination of activities of the research project as per the work-plan including recruitment, procurement and project management
  • Communication: Ensure communication between the office and field teams in a timely and efficient manner
  • Monitoring of key project deliverables and milestones
  • Draft documents and correspondence related to project activities
  • Lead organising project-related activities and lead organization of workshops, meetings or any events.
  • Liaison with external project partners and with finance and admin personnel of IPH
  • Documentation, dissemination and reporting of the project activities

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Last date for receiving applications shall be  Saturday, 30th September 2017

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are short-listed shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the first week of October 2017. The post is expected to be filled before November 2017

Pre-doctoral fellowship on tribal health

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for education and research on health systems in India. IPH’s research work in course of its eleven year long history has focused on identifying equity-oriented and health systems based research questions. More details on IPH is available at IPH website (www.iphindia.org).

The Health equity & Evaluation cluster (HeqEval) at IPH focuses on research and action on improving the determinants and drivers of ill-health in particular areas, demographic or population groups. Our work is currently focused on building a research and education program on health equity through a research field station located in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka.  

The overall objective of the pre-doctoral fellowship shall be to learn more about health inequities in India with resepct to tribal health, and to use analytic and research skills to support the assessment and development of  relevant health system reforms to address some of these inequities in relation to indigenous communities in India.

What is the THETA pre-doctoral fellowship?

The THETA pre-doctoral fellowship programme is a valuable opportunity for early career professionals with a Masters in public health (or related fields)/doctors/dentists who wish to pursue a career in public health research.

The THETA project is one of the long-term research initiatives on tribal health by IPH. It stands for Towards Health Equity and Transformative Action on tribal health.

What does the fellowship provide?

The fellowship provides a fixed stipend of INR 32,000/pm for a period of one year. Travel and related costs for any fieldwork taken up shall be reimbursed according to institutional policies. The candidate will work with experienced researchers and faculty at IPH Bangalore and other partner organisations. The candidate shall benefit from extensive institutional experience in mentoring young researchers and professionals into public health career. Under the Fellowship, IPH shall provide a conducive environment to hone young professional skills into a career in research.

What is expected of the Pre-doctoral Fellow?

The pre-doctoral Fellow shall work with a team of researchers in the THETA research project. S/he shall be expected to take specific research roles in the project. In addition, the Fellow shall be provided with the resources and time needed to develop and submit a PhD proposal in the area of tribal health, that meets high technical and ethical standards. The choice or research question, methods and scope of the proposed research shall be in close consultation with one or more potential supervisors either at IPH or at partner research and identifying field areas, Fellow shall be encouraged to align these with ongoing tribal health inequity research in the THETA project. The project currently is working in southern Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.

A full PhD proposal that is ready to submit for a potential PhD fellowship either at IPH or elsewhere shall be an essential deliverable of the fellowship at the end of 12 months.

Can the Pre-doctoral Fellowship continue onto a PhD?

IPH has established a research partnership with Trans-disciplinary University at Bengaluru, as well as doctoral research collaborations with Mastricht University, Netherlands. If the proposal meets with technical and ethical standards of IPH, and is suitable for submission at the aforementioned institutions or elsewhere, IPH academic council may recommend for enrolment into the PhD programme based on the candidate’s wish to apply.

1. Eligibility

To be eligible for this program, applicants must have received their Masters degree in public health and related fields namely social work, anthropology, epidemiology, community medicine, global health or international health will be considered eligible.A high degree of motivation to pursue a research career, demonstrated either through a strong statement of purpose and/or relevant reserch experience in an earlier research project is essential. Those who are switching to research track from program management tracks are welcome, but will need to provide a strong rationale for switching to research tracks.

2. Period of Performance

The fellowship position is a full-time opportunity for a 12-month period starting early to middle of October 2017. Part-time fellowship shall not be an option.

3. Location and fieldwork

The fellowship position will be located at the IPH Bangalore but extensive fieldwork is foreseen in tribal regions either in southern Karnataka or other field areas chosen by the Fellow.

4. Support Available

A  stipend, modest amount for travel and research, library and other support facilities will be provided.

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Last date for receiving applications shall be  Saturday, 30th September 2017

All applications shall be reviewed and only those who are short-listed shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the first week of October 2017. The post is expected to be filled before November 2017

Post Of Admin Officer

The Institute of Public Health, Bangalore is looking for an Admin Officer. The selected person will be responsible for implementing all the administrative responsibilities of the institute. He/she will be a member of the administration team and will report to the Assistant Director Administration.

The Admin Officer is expected to

  • Ensure that the office is maintained in a perfect condition
  • Liaison with the government and other external stakeholders where necessary.
  • Maintain the assets of the organisation in perfect working order
  • Coordinate the travel requirements of the IPH staff
  • Support the rest of the administration team in other related activities

IPH is one of the largest public health institutions in south India and has been active in the field of research, training and advocacy. We are a not-for- profit organisation with more than 30 public health professionals. Our objective is to strengthen health systems, especially for the poor and vulnerable. More details are available at www.iphindia.org
A graduate with some years of experience in administration and management, preferably in the non- profit sector. The person will be working out of the Bangalore office and should have the following essential skills:

  • Fluency in spoken Kannada. Knowledge of spoken and written English would be an advantage
  • Fluent with computers, especially MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.
  • Good in person skills, including communication, empathy, and gregariousness

The salary scale will be commensurate with the qualification and experience.

IPH believes in equal employment opportunities and women as well as retired candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested, please send a mail to bharathi@iphindia.org with an attached CV. The subject line of your mail should contain the following term – Application for Admin Officer.

The Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) (https://iphindia.org/) seeks applications for a strategic, media-savvy, and proactive Communications Manager. This position plays a leading role in IPH’s efforts to promote public health policy change in India and to improve the effectiveness of strategic advocacy communications work of tobacco control projects, and in particular, of the tobacco industry accountability campaign. She/he will help IPH to build the capacity to develop and implement advocacy communication and media strategies.

The Communications Manager will serve as a resource for IPH staff. She/he will help develop and implement communications strategies and mass media campaigns in collaboration with Indian and International NGOs.

Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience in communications strategic planning, mass media campaigns, proactively recognizing, framing and pitching stories to the media and the proven ability to support IPH in developing and executing its communication campaigns. The Communication Manager will understand how to utilize communications as a critical component of policy advocacy campaigns and partner with key allies, civil society groups and media to advance policy change in pursuit of IPH public health goals.

This position is based in Bengaluru. The position reports day to day directly to the IPH Head of the Tobacco Control Program.

The Communications Manager will work closely with the IPH team based in Bengaluru to develop communications programs in support of public health policy objectives. Key areas of focus for the position include:

  • Develop, implement, and support advocacy communication and media strategies in partnership with other Indian and international NGOs;
  • Enhance capacity of IPH to conduct effective communications and media advocacy campaigns;
  • In partnership with Indians NGOs, develop and implement methods to increase the capacity of the media in India to report on tobacco-control issues, particularly tobacco industry accountability projects / campaigns;
  • In partnership with Indians NGOs and other partners, oversee mass media campaigns in India;
  • Collaborate with IPH and other relevant partners to efficiently and creatively craft and implement media strategies in support of IPH’s tobacco control programs and objectives;
  • Collaborate with communications staff from other organizations;
  • Oversee production of communication materials;
  • Oversee relationships with and output of communications agencies and consultants, including PR agencies and media monitoring vendors in countries;

The Communications Manager will be motivated by the opportunity to influence public health policy for the betterment of people in India and be experienced in the use of communications as a component of campaigns to advocate for policy change and implementation, and in supporting others to successfully utilize communications as a component of policy advocacy campaigns. The ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

  • Broad client-services experience in the field of public relations, and/or particular experience
  • serving NGO clients in the public health arena;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement media (including social media) and
  • communications strategies, including drafting key messages, in support of policy change and
  • implementation in India;
  • Excellent skills in writing and editing communications materials including press releases, pitch
  • memos, and social media content such as blogs and tweets;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement media and communications strategies with
  • measurable results;
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience;
  • Excellent writing, speaking and editing skills in English and Hindi;
  • Journalism experience is a plus;
  • Experience working at the international level and in cross-cultural settings;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in fast-paced environment;

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and attach a writing sample and your resume to: Mr. Bharathi M, email bharathi@iphindia.org . Please reference the position code IPH COMMUNICATIONS in the subject line of your email. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and competence of the candidate.

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