Research Fellow (Quantitative)
Type of career:
New Delhi / Kerala
Application close date:
Context & Role:
The Research Fellow (Quantitative) will be passionately committed to health equity and systems strengthening, with experience in handing large survey datasets as well as programme data. The position requires strong team-based skills working across multiple sites, while also requiring motivation and an ability to work autonomously with quick turnaround times on deliverables. The candidate may be based in Delhi or Kerala but should be willing and able to undertake extensive local travel. The appointment is for a period of 12 months with the possibility of an extension of an additional 24 months.
-Support the component of inequality magnitude assessment for this study, including data source mapping, data sourcing, extraction, cleaning and preparation for inequality analyses, the conduct and reporting of these analyses and coordination will rest with the Qualitative Research Fellow for further refinement of analyses.
-Support the design and refinement of a data visualisation tool to report this data, coordinate continuous interaction and collaboration with state department and other partners in Kerala, while also ensuring peer dissemination and public engagement related to this project.
-Organising workshops, meetings and events related to this project, particularly the component related to magnitudes of inequalities, shall be in the purview of the Research Fellow. -Further, s/he will assist with any additional activities relevant to the project, as delegated by the Program Head.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
•Appropriate doctoral qualification in statistics, economics, public Health, social epidemiology or a related subject in one of the disciplines of public health
•Experience working with large survey datasets as well as program data
•Experience working closely with state government, with a preference for the southern states of India, especially Kerala
•Passion for and demonstrated experience in the field of public health
•Experience working in multidisciplinary teams, managing relationships with external partners and engaging senior stakeholders, including those in government
•Experience writing for publication in peer- reviewed journals would be an advantage, as would experience in developing funding applications
•Availability and willingness to undertake extensive local travel in Delhi and Kerala
•Native fluency in Malayalam is a plus
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their resume with full contact details, clearly mentioning
the job title 'RF- Quantitative' in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by 01 September
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