May 12, 2023

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, till the position is filled

Work Location: Shillong, Meghalaya

Number of Posts: 2 (Two)

Duration of Position: One year (renewable based on performance)

Indian Institute of Public Health Shillong (IIPHS), Northeast Regional Institute  

Position: Faculty – Epidemiology

Location: Shillong, Meghalaya

Number of Posts: 2 (Two)

Duration of Position: One year (renewable based on performance)

About IIPHS:

The Indian Institute of Public Health Shillong (IIPHS) is a northeast regional institute of public health. It was established in 2015 by the PHFI in collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya to redress the limited institutional and systems capacity in public health in the North East Region of India. IIPHS mandates include research interdisciplinary education and advocacy.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Teaching and training in public health and related topic
  • Data analysis especially secondary data sets
  • Mentoring students in course work including their research project
  • Conduct need-based training on various public health topics
  • Liaison and work with government health teams as may be required*
  • Advocacy with relevant stakeholders
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals and engage with research dissemination
  • Development of educational materials and other academic support activities
  • Take up relevant research and support in the proposal development of new projects
  • Any other tasks as instructed by the director as and when required by the institute
  • *Selected candidates may be posted to the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Meghalaya.


Eligibility criteria:

  • MD in Community Medicine/PhD in Epidemiology or Public Health, MBBS or equivalent degree.
  • Desirable:
  • Three years of teaching/ research / professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated analytical skills and research capabilities in terms of publications in    reputed journals/conferences and/or research grants held as Principal or Co-Investigator

How to apply:

Interested candidates may upload the required data in the Google form link provided https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bN21qMNKBo0LSyMSN3096XYw-dkinulURD8oKqK8oP8/viewform?edit_requested=true

     Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, till the position is filled.

  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, till the position is filled.
  • Your CV should provide the following in a Word/PDF document, preferably in the following order:
  • Full name, address and contact details (including email and phone)
  • Educational qualifications – Diploma/degree/s, year and institute qualified from
  • Details of publications, presentations in conferences/seminars, and research grants held, if none please state NIL.
  • Language skills (spoken, written skills), Software skills
  • Work experience (position/job title, organization, duration) if none please state NIL
  • Reference (two persons with whom you have worked or trained under, please provide contact details)
  • Any other relevant information

General Instructions:

  • The Institute reserves the right to withdraw any advertised post at any time without giving any reason.
  • Candidates must ensure before applying that they are eligible according to the criteria stipulated in the advertisement. If the candidate is found ineligible at any stage of the recruitment process, he/she will be disqualified and their candidature will be cancelled. Hiding of information or submitting false information will lead to cancellation of candidature at any stage of recruitment.
  • Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for an interview. Only the short-listed candidates will be called for the interview. Shortlisted candidates, called for interview, will bear the expenses of travel and stay.
  • The Institution reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason whatsoever.
  • The Institute reserves the right to Revise/Reschedule/Cancel/Suspend the recruitment process without assigning any reason. The decision of the Institute shall be final and no appeal shall be entertained.
  • Any corrigendum/changes/updates shall be available only on the Institutes website: www.iiphs.ac.in
  • The candidate must upload the data in the Google form link provided the original certificates would be required at the time of interview only.
  • Incomplete applications risk being rejected.
  • Applications received after the prescribed date will not be entertained.
  • Canvassing in any form and or/bringing in any influence political or otherwise is discouraged and may risk disqualification
  • The candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications laid down for the post.
  • Candidates must be of sound physical and mental health. They must, if selected be prepared to undergo such medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as Institute may require.
  • The competent authority reserves the right to extend the closing date for receipt of applications and also reserves the right to postpone/cancel the recruitment exercise.

3 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
Indian Institute of Public Health – Shillong
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