Project Technical Officer (Social Worker)

Project Technical Officer (Social Worker)

Organization: ICMR – National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE)

Apply By: 24 Jul 2019

Location: Chennai(Tamil Nadu)

About the organization

The National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) was established on July 2, 1999 by merging the Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy (CJIL Field Unit), Avadi with the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), Chennai. The broad objectives of the Institute cover Development of human resources in epidemiology and bio-statistics, Networking of the various ICMR and non-ICMR Institutes at the national level for epidemiological purposes, and Consultancy.

Job Description

Number of post: 01 (one) (SC)

Name of the Project: Establishing a network of population based influenza surveillance platforms for elderly persons in India

Place of posting: NIE, Chennai

Essential Qualification

  • Graduate in Social Sciences/ Social Work from a recognized university with 5 years working experience from a recognized institution. OR
  • Masters degree in Social Sciences/ Social Work

Desirable Qualification and Experience

  • MSW from a recognized university/ institute
  • Experience in conducting interviews in field based health research projects
  • Experience in conducting verbal autopsy
  • Experience of working as part of a research project team
  • Proficient to write, speak and read in Tamil
  • Experience should be supported by experience certificates/ testimonials/ publications etc. from public sector/ private medical research institutes/ universities.

Emoluments: Rs. 32,000/- Per Month

Age Limit: 35 years (including 5 years age relaxation)

Nature of Duties

  • Collect baseline demographic information
  • Collect baseline healthcare utilization information
  • Collect anthropometric values
  • Carry out verbal autopsy
  • Documentation and maintenance of all project records
  • Perform any other work assigned by the Director/PI/CoPI/Superior officer

Duration: 11 months (Renewable for the project duration subject to performance and project requirement)


How to apply

Walk-In Interview / Written Test

Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test between 9.00 AM to 10.00 AM on contract basis at ICMR-NIE, Chennai. Date of Interview 24/07/2019

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