May 3, 2024

Last date of application: 31st May 2024

Position Code :           PHFI-QURE-2442

Position Title                      :        Qualitative Researcher

No. of Positions                :        01

Work Location                   :        Delhi/NCR

Duration of Position         :        01 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:

NIHR Global Health Research Centre for Multiple Long-term Conditions, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research UK, to establish a Centre for improving lives of people with multimorbidity or multiple long term conditions. Through research, community engagement and involvement and research capacity strengthening the Centre aims to improve patient care through co-designed intervention, which includes decision support system, assisted telemedicine and patient facing application. The Centre will build capacity of researchers and research supporting staff in the lead and co-applicant institutions.


  • Lead conceptualization of various qualitative research projects under the Centre.
  • Draft the interview guides and standard operating procedures.
  • Train field staff in collecting high quality and timely qualitative data.
  • Ensure timely transcription and translation of the data.
  • Lead the analysis of data and manuscript writing.
  • Liaise with Research Manager, Research Associate and other Centre personnel.
  • Mentor junior researchers including PhD fellows and post-doctoral candidates.
  • Contribute to grant proposal development.
  • Travel as required.
  • Any other task assigned by the PI.



  • PhD in Public Health/Sociology or other allied fields.



  • Around 02 years of experience in conducting qualitative health research.
  • Track record of publishing in high impact factor journals.

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/tyHNWUtD5k . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-QURE-2442) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  31 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!

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