Work as a Research Assistant in Public Health Foundation of India
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private partnership that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health.
Structured as an independent foundation, PHFI adopts a broad, integrative approach to public health, tailoring its endeavours to Indian conditions and bearing relevance to countries facing similar challenges and concerns. The PHFI focuses on broad dimensions of public health that encompass promotive, preventive and therapeutic services, many of which are frequently lost sight of in policy planning as well as in popular understanding.
Post: Research Assistant
The Research Associate would have overall oversight responsibilities of the entire project. The RA would report to the Principal Investigator and have matrix management responsibilities to the other project members for individual components The position will be based in IIPHD office at Gurgaon and involve frequent travel to the districts in Bihar and within Delhi. The tasks would include the following:
Oversight of all program activities.
Planning, execution and completion of project activities.
Development, testing and finalisation of study tools.
Maintain constant communication with the project partners in Bihar and in Delhi
Be responsible for maintaining project related MIS.
Plan and execute field work for data collection
Maintain regular communication with IIPHD and other counterparts
Ensure compliance of reporting requirements
Ensure quality control of project activities and deliverables
A Masters degree in public health, Hospital administration or public administration
Demonstrated interest in Quality Assurance in Public Health.
Excellent English-language writing skills and an interest in academic writing. Fluency in English and Hindi
At least 2 years experience in working with government, civil society and donors
Demonstrated experience in working in issues related to Quality Assurance of Health programs
Good understanding of ethical issues in conducting primary research. Strong diplomatic skills requisite for interviewing government officials
The ability to work in a team and commitment to producing quality deliverables.
Experience: Min. 2 Years
Location of posting: IIPH Delhi, located in Gurgaon
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area: R&D
Contract Duration: 3months (The contract will be extended based on the performance of the candidate)
End Date: 4th Sept., 2011
Kindly send your CVs to Ms Neha Saxena at firstname.lastname@example.org Advertisement is open till September 4th, 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview that is likely to take place before September 10th.
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