Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  18 July 2024

Position Code           :        PHFI-REFE-2460

Position Title  :        Research Fellow

No. of Positions        :        01

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

Department of Health Promotion is one of the units within Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) primarily focusing on Original Research; Advocacy; and advancing support to the Indian Government at National and various State levels in strengthening capacity, policies and evidence for health promotion.  The specialized target areas of unit are Tobacco Control; Alcohol Control; and Adolescent Health Promotion with emphasis on sound evidence-based strategies, well-planned approach to implementation and evaluation.


  • To support VP (Research and Health Promotion) in Research coordination and technical activities
  • To Assist Research Admin correspondence and Activities
  • To fully manage the Institutional Ethics Committee Secretariat under the guidance of the Member Secretary
  • Conduct a review of literature, evidence synthesis and assist in manuscript writing
  • To prepare need based presentations and update data, slides and factsheets
  • Contribute to developing Institutional Annual Report and Review of Research Vision
  • Support in writing Research Proposals
  • Liaison with the study teams and PIs on behalf of VP (Research)
  • Any other activities as required for Research Division and Research Administration
  • Contribute to report and manuscript writing
  • Travel as required.
  • Any other task assigned by VP (Research) pertaining to the above role.



  • Master’s in Public Health, Social Sciences or allied fields


  • PhD in health or allied fields      



  • Around 3-5 years of experience in conducting Public Health Research


  • Understanding of Epidemiology and Statistics or Data Management

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/DmyF63QpqT . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-REFE-2460) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  18 July 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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