Call for Research officer (3 vacancies)

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

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 has collaborated with Fernandez Hospital and UNICEF – Hyderabad to pilot this training program in Karimnagar. The training was 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 a 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 requirements

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, community medicine, global health or international health).
Candidate should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer software (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 requirements

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

Job location

This position is based in IPH Bengaluru office (see location here) But the candidate will be expected to travel to Telangana at least once a month for up to a period of 7 days during the data collection period. 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.

Job description

Research Officer will need to:

  • Developing research tools
  • Collecting data (both qualitative and quantitative) at Community health centres where the midwives are posted in Telangana.
  • 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 – 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+angelsudha@iphindia.org) with the job title as the subject

The last date for receiving applications form shall be

 22nd September 2019

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 last week of September 2019. The post is expected to be filed before 15th October 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 IT Administrator

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?

The Institute of Public Health is committed to training the next generation of public health professionals through need-based capacity building programmes, internships and short online courses. These training are implemented within health through e-learning and blended training approaches. The current courses: https://iphindia.org/training/short-courses/

Essential requirements

We are looking for candidates who have an IT background. Who will take the responsibility of the LMS (learning management system) management. We run elearning courses in various public health topics using an open-source LMS (learning management system) MOODLE. Also we create these courses from scratch (like designing ppt, recording & editing the content, uploading the content etc). So we need a candidate who is willing to learn the new tools & technology quickly, work with team members & coordinate with other different tasks.

Softwares/tools we use, if you know how to use the below mentioned tools/softwares it is an added value 

  1. Camtasia
  2. Powerpoint
  3. Moodle
  4. Articulate software
  5. Audition
  6. Adobe spark, Canva
  7. Prezi
  8. Animation tools

Desirable requirements

Graduate/post graduate degree in IT or computer science is desirable. 

Job location

This position is based in IPH Bangalore 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

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will be Rs. 15000-20000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy. 

Job description

Responsibility 

  • Routine LMS management
  • Course management
  • LMS report generation
  • Interactive activity creation using articulate software
  • Video recording & editing
  • PPT designing
  • Help in small IT troubleshooting (printer, antivirus installation webinar audio & video troubleshooting)

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

The last date for receiving applications form shall be

 12th September 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 third week of September 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.

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