Project Senior Research Scientist

Posted By: Healis Sekhsaria Institute For Public Health


Junior Management

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Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Project Senior Research Scientist at the Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Position: Project Senior Research Scientist

Organisation: Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

Time allocation: Full-time

Organisation Location: Mahape, Navi Mumbai

Project & Work Location: Sindhudurg, Maharashtra

Tenure: 11 months, extendable up to 3 years based on performance.

Salary: Negotiable

Open to: Individuals not associated with the tobacco industry and not using tobacco products personally

Closing date for applications: February 29th, 2024

Essential Qualifications:

• BDS/MBBS with a master’s degree in public health/MDS (Public Health Dentistry)/MD (Community

Medicine) from a recognized university.

• Minimum 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.

• Proficiency in computer applications, data management, report writing, data mining, and working

• with databases.

• 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 local travel within the Sindhudurg district and other sites in India

Interested candidates can send their application along CV by email to by 29th February 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.

Location: Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Healis Sekhsaria Institute For Public Health
  • About Organization:Healis is a non-profit research organization that aims to advance public health in India by undertaking timely high quality population based epidemiological research and capacity building. Since its inception in 2004, the organization is committed to improving public health in India by addressing important public health questions and facilitating the translation of research findings into policies/programs at national level. Healis works in collaboration with leading National and International Health and Research organizations. Healis is operating from the premises of its own situated at MIDC, Mahape, Navi Mumbai since January 2015. Healis was registered under the name of Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health vide registration number U91120MH2005NPL152926 dated April 29, 2005 under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 [corresponding to section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘the Act’)] as a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.

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