April 23, 2024

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 12th May 2024

Position Code                  :       IIPHB-FACL-2433

Position Title                      :        Faculty (Assistant Professor)

No. of Positions                :        01

Location                              :        IIPH-Bhubaneswar

  Duration of Position         :        One Year (extendable based on performance/requirement)       

Brief on the Organization:

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.  PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders. For more information, please visit the website www.phfi.org.

About Institute:

Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar (IIPH-B) commenced its academic activities from August, 2010 in the state of Odisha. A key objective of the Institute has been to implement the vision of Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) by linking public health advocacy, teaching, research and public health practice. Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneshwar is one of the five campuses that come under the umbrella of PHFI. It is a regional hub of public health education and research for the eastern region of the country. IIPH-Bhubaneswar is closely working with Govt. of Odisha in providing technical inputs and handholding support to strengthen the public health delivery system and development of public health cadre in the state of Odisha. Faculties at IIPH Bhubaneswar are among the common pool of PHFI training division for providing trainers to facilitate various workshops and training programs.

PHFI is looking forward to expanding its Faculty Pool for the Indian Institute of Public Health Bhubaneswar. Therefore, we invite applications from candidates who are exceptionally bright, motivated and committed towards a dedicated teaching career.

Some of the key area of responsibilities would be teaching, training, research programme engagement and institutional development and will include mainly, the following:

  • Undertake teaching for on-campus and eLearning programs.
  • Assess and monitor student performance across modules for on-campus and eLearning programs.
  • Mentor students and guide student dissertations and internship activities.
  • Curriculum development and revision of both classroom and e learning programs
  • Organise field visits for students within Odisha
  • Assessment and evaluation of students – conduct exams for students as per respective on-campus and eL program guidelines,
  • Coordination with affiliating agencies for student related activities
  • Developing proposals for scholarships and fellowships,
  • Placement of graduates
  • Lead and participate in short term trainings. Develop proposals for trainings for specific health professional groups/ Govt. organizations/ interested self-sponsored candidates, and coordinate with donor agencies for planning, and implementation of training program
  • Develop research proposals for submission to funding agencies.
  • Participate and contribute to research activities including drafting manuscript and research papers for publication in scientific journals.
  • Participate in public health practice related initiatives to advance the public health engagements at the community level.
  • Provide technical support to various stakeholders for advancing public health.
  • Develop partnership and collaboration with various public health organizations.
  • Accomplish assigned administrative responsibilities at the Institute.
  • Participate in institutional development activities including demand generation and fundraising   
  • Travel as and when required
  • Any other technical/ administrative institutional tasks assigned by Director-IIPH, Bhubaneswar



  • MD (Community Medicine/Preventive and Social Medicine) OR PhD. in Public health related Subjects



  • For Assistant Professor:               3 years of Post MD/Ph.D. Experience


  • Experience in Teaching /Training / Research
  • Experience in working closely with Public Health System of state(s)
  • Experience in community public health work

On successful completion of the selection process, candidate will be offered the appropriate faculty designation (grade) and CTC commensurate with the PHFI grade structure.   

Interested and eligible candidates may send their updated CV to recruit@phfi.org and fill the application form   https://forms.office.com/r/GF66HVJD9T . Please mention the exact Position Code (IIPHB-FACL-2433) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 12th May 2024.

  • Candidates are requested to refer PHFI website for position description & process for applying. Please note only those applications will be considered which are received as per instruction written on PHFI website.
  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record, good communication skills, a commitment to high quality graduate / post-graduate education.
  • Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for interview.
  • Persons employed in Government/Semi-Government Organization or Educational Institutions in India must apply through proper channel.
  • PHFI reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all available positions.
  • The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.
  • No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding any delays, conduct & result of interview and reasons for not being called for interview.

PHFI reserves the sole right to alter/modify/cancel the entire selection process or the position or the vacancy or to disqualify any candidature at any stage of the selection process”.

Women are encouraged to apply!

3 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
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