June 14, 2024

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  11 July 2024

Position Code :           PHFI-RESC-2450

Position Title  :           Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist

No. of Positions          :        01

Location          :        Gurugram

  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.


  • Draft questionnaires and standard operating procedures for various research activities
  • Review the literature to inform development of tools for various research activities
  • Draft applications for submission to the institutional ethics committee
  • Contribute to development and implementation of the pilot and cluster randomized controlled trial
  • Oversee development of study database
  • Coordinate with field staff to ensure timely and high quality data collection
  • Coordinate with statistician/data manager for data cleaning and analysis
  • Review data for errors and get them rectified in timely manner
  • Keep track of publications and other research outputs
  • Coordinate with communications manager to ensure dissemination of research outputs through various social media channels
  • Attend various committee meetings
  • Contribute to development of the research capacity strengthening efforts.
  • Contribute to data analysis and report writing.
  • Travel as required.
  • Any other task assigned by the PI.



  • MD in Community Medicine or PhD in Public Health, Epidemiology or other allied field.



  • 1-3 years of experience in implementing community-based research projects
  • Publishing manuscripts in high impact factor journals
  • Proficiency in the use of software’s for data analysis – R or Stata and NVivo or MAXQDA

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/2iW1UJjSGJ . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-RESC-2450) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  11 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!

1-3 years
Work Level
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Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
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