May 29, 2024

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  12 June 2024

Position Code :           PHFI-PUHS-2445

Position Title          :        Public Health Specialist

No. of Positions      :        01

Location                  :        Delhi/NCR

  Duration of Position :        1 year or co-terminus with the project, whichever is earlier       

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.

Project Brief:    

Scaling up capacity to educate more public health professionals, while at the same time improving quality of education, requires the development of new innovative approaches and a more considered and evidence-based use of digital educational technologies. This project will strengthen PHFI’s capacities within digital pedagogy, public health education, and educational research. The capacity development in digital learning will also develop a larger integration with on-campus face-to-face pedagogy and blended learning approach to teaching. This experience in integrating digital and face-to-face learning will strengthen the public health education. The objective of this project is for PHFI to be able to support the education of public health professionals both within its own network of six IIPHs across six Indian states, but also within more importantly to support educational institutions in rural parts of the country.


  • The focus of the deliverables will be on academic and teacher capacity development through Workshops and trainings.
  • Handle the day-to-day implementation of all project activities: technical and financial/ administrative.
  • Provide daily oversight of the activities and ensure that the capacity development activities and course content development for both online programs and face to face programs is in line with the intended goals and timelines.
  • Work closely with the project team and other members in the teaching and learning team for Pedagogical decisions and selecting and/or designing course materials, etc.
  • Being able to creatively and pedagogically connect technologies to learning processes.
  • Design focus areas and trainings for capacity building workshops (face-to-face/and online) for teachers and other staff.
  • Ensure the development is in line with the curricular goals and checking academic quality.
  • Identify bottlenecks, resolve problems and guide the project team in the implementation.
  • Liaison with members of project team at PHFI, project staff and other experts/stakeholders for collaborations, meetings and other correspondence.
  • Travel as and when required.
  • Any other task assigned by the PI/ Project Director and Supervisors.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine


  • MD in Community Medicine or Preventive Social Medicine or PhD in Epidemiology, Social Sciences, Management studies with work experience in public health.
  • Continued education in pedagogy with a focus on learning technologies



  • Around 3-5 years of work experience after MBBS and/or 1-2 years post MD.


  • Qualified expert with a demonstrated track record in developing high-quality curricula and educational materials.
  • Experience/interest in educational technologies, pedagogy, teaching and learning.

Please note that Annual Salary (CTC) will commensurate with available skills and fitment of the incumbent as per the selection process.  

Interested and eligible candidates may send their updated CV to recruit@phfi.org and fill the application form https://forms.office.com/r/is8JastS3T . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-PUHS-2445) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  05 June 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!

3-5 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
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