Qualitative Research Associate

May 7, 2024

The deadline for submissions is 12th May, 2024

Positions: 1

Work Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Project Period: 01-May-2024 to 31-Mar-2025


KHPT is a not-for-profit charitable entity that spearheads focused initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of communities in India. In 2003, KHPT was founded with a mission to enhance the health and wellbeing of vulnerable communities and our journey started with the focus on reducing the prevalence of HIV in Karnataka, specifically among most at-risk populations. These interventions were evidence-driven, systematically planned, rigorously implemented, and monitored. We succeeded in scaling impact well beyond Karnataka and KHPT became a learning site for innovative approaches. We work primarily in the fields of Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health (MNCH), Tuberculosis (TB), Adolescent Health (AH), and Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC).

KHPT has been selected as a Non-Government Principal Recipient (NGPR) for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund), for the grant cycle 2024-2027, for the TB grant in India. The key project elements include community engagement, capacity building and technical assistance. The major interventions of the project encompass (i) TB Champion Engagement across 14 states and one UT (ii) TB Mukt Grama Panchayath activities in 13 states (iii) Nationwide Technical Assistance for Direct Beneficiary Transfer (DBT) and Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan (PMTBMBA) – Sustaining the adoption initiative and strengthening service delivery linkages (iv) Strengthening counselling and patient support systems. KHPT will partner with suitable organisations as Sub Recipients (SRs) in implementing the project. The Major Stakeholders include The Global Fund, The Central TB Division (CTD), State National TB Elimination Program (State NTEP) and Local Funding Agent (LFA). 

KHPT is seeking application for the following positions.

Qualitative Research Associate

Positions: 1

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Project Period: 01-May-2024 to 31-Mar-2025


Qualification, Skills & Competencies

  • M.Phil./Ph.D. in a relevant field with 1-2 years of experience in (Social sciences such as Sociology, Anthropology, Public health, or any other relevant).
  • Experience in qualitative research methods, including data collection and analysis
  • Familiarity with qualitative data analysis software (e.g., NVivo, MAXQDA) preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in English
  • Willingness to travel extensively as per the requirement of the study/program/project

Roles and Responsibilities


The Qualitative Research Associate will be reporting to Deputy Director – Qualitative Research.  


The compensation for the above-mentioned position/s will adhere to internal policies and market standards, determined by qualifications, relevant experience, budget availability, internal parity, and interview performance

KHPT is committed to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all employees. We uphold the principle of equal opportunity and actively welcome female applicants. In addition, we encourage individuals with physical challenges, provided they possess the necessary skills and knowledge, and are willing to travel to apply.  We seek candidates who can seamlessly integrate into our non-discriminatory, inclusive, and equitable organizational culture.

We will follow a systematic selection process to fill this position, taking into account experience, competency, suitability, aptitude to work with our health programs, and extensive knowledge of the areas we work in. Only candidates who meet our shortlisting criteria will be invited for an interview.

The above position demands excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills and also involves travel. Preference will be given to candidates who have work experience in the relevant field and local candidates with required experience and skillsets.

The above-mentioned position requires outstanding communication, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the willingness to travel. Preference will be given to candidates with work experience in the relevant field and local candidates who possess the necessary experience and skill sets.

How to apply

Prospective candidates should submit their applications by clicking the “Apply Online” button next to the relevant vacancy on our current openings page at https://www.khpt.org/work-with-us/.

 The deadline for submissions is 12th May, 2024. 

1-2 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
Comprehensive Primary Health Care