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1. Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai is looking for a middle to senior-level public health research scientist.
The person should have an earned doctorate preferably in epidemiology or in a related area of public health.
It is expected that the person would have a track record of managing research projects and publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals.
It would be important to possess experience in writing successful grant applications for funding.
The Institute specialises in population-based epidemiological studies for elucidation of risk factors for NCDs and their prevention.
For more information about the Institute, please see www.healis.org.

Please share CV and your vision for public health research in India with jobs@healis.org.

2. Applications are invited for the post of Research Scientist at the Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Position: Research Scientist
Organisation : Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health
Time allocation: Full-time
Organisation Location: Mahape, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Work Location: Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra
Tenure: 2 years period
Salary: Negotiable
Open to: Individuals not associated with the tobacco industry and not using tobacco products personally
Closing date for applications: June 10th, 2024

Essential Qualifications:
• BDS/MBBS with a master’s degree in public health/MDS (Public Health Dentistry)/MD (Community Medicine) from a recognized university or Life Science background with PhD in Public Health related subjects
• Minimum three to four years of work experience from a recognized institution.

Desirable Experience:
• Experience in project management.
• Proficient knowledge in epidemiological studies (experience in oral health research is desirable).
• Knowledge of interventional research and experience in working with health systems
• Experience in conducting population studies, planning, and executing community studies, and Intervention studies in the field of Public Health
• Experience working with government departments, especially in education and health will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of qualitative research and experience in conducting Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), In-Depth Interviews (IDIs), Key Informant Interviews (KIIs), etc.
• Proficiency in Marathi Language is essential.
• Experience in managing and maintaining databases for research projects.
• Candidates with previous research publications will receive preferential consideration

Job Description:
• Manage & coordinate multi-centric field studies.
• Engage with the Health and Education district-level functionaries for effective implementation of project activities.
• Overall management of the project and day-to-day management of the district-level project staff.
• Convene meetings and write minutes, coordinating with sites and research institutes in consultation with Project PI.
• Independently initiate and handle public health research data
• Perform any other tasks assigned by the competent authority or the PI of the Project.
• The position requires extensive local travel within the Sindhudurg district and other sites in India

Interested candidates can send their application along CV by email to jobs@healis.org by 10th June, 2024.

About Organization: The Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health situated at Mahape, Navi Mumbai, is a research institute established on August 1, 2004 having an aim of improving public health in India and other developing countries through epidemiological research. The institute is registered under section 25 of Companies Act, 1956 and as a Not for Profit Organization.