Call for a Team Lead- Education

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 public health professionals through need-based capacity building programs, such as workshops, internships and short online courses. We use an e learning platform and a blended training approach for most training programs.

Job description

As the lead of the Education team, you will be expected to oversee the running of e-learning and blended training courses run by IPH. You will be responsible  to lead the education team and work closely with various staff of IPH and specifically manage the following;

  • Oversee current courses ensuring their timelines, providing student feedback and making updates as needed
  • Develop new courses – liaise with subject experts, oversee curriculum/ lesson plan design and pedagogy
  • Strategise promotion of courses
  • Oversee organisation of face to face trainings and workshops
  • Maintain ongoing collaborations and foster new partners

 Essential requirements

Masters level training with an exposure to public health, an interest and experience in teaching and pedagogy with a minimum of  4 years experience (can be relaxed in exceptional cases)

 Desirable requirements

Experience in course development. Skills in designing instructional material for training. Familiarity with online learning training platforms.

 Job location

This position requires full time presence at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) in Bengaluru (see location here). 

Duration

The contract will be for one year (including a probation period of 3 months) with the possibility to renew depending on commitment and performance.

Salary

This is a team lead level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. We offer a scale of Rs.55,000 – Rs.60.000 (CTC) per month as per the IPH salary policy. Any relevant work experience and additional training will be compensated at par as per the IPH policy.

Application Procedure

Applications are to be completed online through the IPH website at https://iphindia.org/careers/ . Last date for receiving application form is: 29th Feb 2020.

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

  1. Your basic details including name, permanent and current address 
  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 why you consider yourself fit for this role  – upto 500 words (Explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this role and how it fits with your future professional goals) 

 All applications will be reviewed and those that are shortlisted will be invited for an interview in-person/skype in the first week of March 2020. The post is expected to be filled before 20th March 2020

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 Research Officer/Project Technical 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 and action, education and policy. 

Who are we looking for?

The cluster on Health Services at IPH focuses on strengthen the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)  and National Health Protection Mission/Ayushman Bharat (NHPM/AB) in Tribal areas of Chamarajanagar District. We are looking for a motivated researcher to join the cluster to work on a research study that aims to understand NPCDCS programme implementation barriers and Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Hypertension, Diabetes and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study proposes to use a mixed-methods approach. This study is funded by Indian Council of Medical Research under the National Task force Project “Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Some Non-Communicable Diseases among Scheduled Tribes: An Implementation Research in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka”.

Essential requirements

Candidates should have a bachelors in Science (BSc Nursing, BSc Statistics or BSc Psychology)  and a postgraduate degree in Social Work (MSW) / Public Health (MPH) with a minimum of work experience of one year. 

Candidates should be willing to live and work in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka and manage extensive fieldwork.

Candidates should be comfortable with the use of all basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Excellent (written and oral) communication skills in English and Kannada are required. Candidates should be comfortable and desirous of working in a multicultural team environment including with people from very different disciplines/worldviews.

Candidate is also expected to have adequate knowledge in data analysis.

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 in project management in a public health project will be favourable. 

Job location

This position is based in the Institute of Public Health (IPH) field station 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 be a possibility for review/renewal depending on the performance.

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.32,000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy. 

 Job description

Research Officer will need to:

  • Work closely with the PI and IPH staff in implementing various research activities under the project
  • Support data management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data under the project
  • Coordination and liaising with District and state health officials, ICMR, local NGOs and Adivasi community-based organisations in the district
  • Communication: Ensure communication between the office and field teams in a timely and efficient manner
  • Any other role that the PI may feel deem fit

Application Procedure

Applications are to be completed online through the IPH website at https://iphindia.org/careers/ . Last date for receiving applications form shall be: 1st March 2020.

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) 

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 first week of March 2020. The post is expected to be filled before 15th March 2020

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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