September 12, 2023

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 22nd September, 2023.

Project Name: “BMGF Project
Position Code: IIPHG/REC/2023-24/68
Position Title: Research Assistant
Consolidated (CTC) Salary: Rs. 48,000 p.m. (Maximum)
No. of Posts: 04 (Four)
Work Location: 03 at IIPH Gandhinagar & 01 at FRHS Bangalore
Duration of Position: 11 Months

Brief on the Organization:
Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) is a University established under IIPHG Act, 2015 of Gujarat State. It offers courses in the field of Public Health. It also undertakes various research projects in the field of Public Health. The university is established by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) with support from the Government of Gujarat, Department of Health & Family Welfare.

Project Brief
The aim of the project is to document India’s National midwifery initiative, both policy development and implementation across different states. The project is for 18 months duration. The project includes two qualitative studies involving 1) desk reviews of policy documents, related published literature, 2) collecting primary data from key stakeholders through in-depth interviews as the main data collection method and 3) conducting site visits to document policy implementation in whatever stage it may be. The outcome of the project will be evidence-based recommendations and lessons learnt for the national midwifery initiative. There is a possibility of publishing papers out of this work towards dissemination for countries transitioning to midwife-led-care model.

 Conducting in-depth interviews
 Scheduling & Assist in analyzing and organizing meetings with Govt. and other stake-holders
 Developing detailed reports from secondary and primary data
 Preparing interview transcripts
 Managing all the project related communications with internal and external stakeholders
 Writing reports
 The Project Involver’s extensive travel within India.
 Any other activities/tasks as assigned by the PI or supervisor.

Qualification: Master level degree in Nursing- Midwifery/public health/social science/ public health policy /any other similar fields

Desirable: Formal education in research methods especially qualitative research methods

Experience: Minimum 01 to 02 years of work experience with academic writing skills. Candidate without work experience may be considered in case of excellent academic record.

Desirable : Work experience in the field of nursing-midwifery, policy analysis, maternal and new-born health. Proven skills in academic/scientific writing.

How to apply

Please share the following information along with your application:
1.Current CTC 2. Expected Salary 3. Notice Period 4. Languages Knowledge
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 Interested and eligible candidates are requested to apply online at https://iiphg.edu.in/work-with-us/.
 Please highlight the Name of the Post & Position Code (IIPHG/REC/2023-24/68) in the subject.
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.
 Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate being called for interview.
 Candidates applying for more than one post are required to submit separate application for each post.
 Call letters to the shortlisted applicants shall be sent by email. No postal communication shall be made.
 Incomplete applications, shall be summarily rejected and no communication in this regard shall be entertained.
 No TA / DA will be paid to attend the selection process, if called for.
 Persons employed in Government/Semi-Government Organization or Educational Institutions in India must apply through proper channel.
 IIPHG 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.
 Women are encouraged to apply.

1-2 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
INR 48,000 p.m
IIPH Gandhinagar
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