Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
JOB TITLE: Senior Medical Researcher for The Million Death Study
The Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR) (www.cghr.org) was established in 2002 to conduct large-scale epidemiological studies in developing countries. CGHR is a non-profit, non-partisan academic research institution dedicated to better health. The mission of CGHR is to conduct high quality research that advances global health, with a focus on the major causes of premature mortality worldwide. It has offices in Toronto, New Delhi and Bangalore. It is affiliated with St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto (www.stmichaelshospital.com) and St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore (www.sjri.res.in). We seek now a senior public health officer to join a world-class team, leading the physician follow up and training for the Million Death Study (MDS).
Institution: Centre for Global Health Research
Duration: initial period 1 year; extension possible up to 5 years subject to satisfactory performance.
Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Requirements: MBBS with 10 years experience or MD with 3-5 years experience in the practice of either medicine or public health.
Knowledge and Abilities
Senior Physician – Public Health is sought to work on projects most notably the Million Death Study (MDS), which implements novel verbal autopsy across India. Additional work will be on blood-based epidemiological research, field based multi-assay testing in collaboration with industry and international partners, and physician decision making support systems. The preferred candidate will have a strong background in Public Health and experience in management and implementing, operating the projects. The responsibilities include advising on the various training programs; cooperation with State /central government as well as academic partners; review and approval of unit budgets, statistical and financial reports. CGHR has a flat, responsive and dynamic team, and the expectation is that this leadership position will foster to make all staff more productive. This position will be based in Bangalore, India.
Remuneration: Commensurate with experience and market rates.
Please submit: Curriculum Vitae with 3 references (names and email addresses/phone numbers) by May 25, 2014 to Ms. Prabha Sati, Director of Outreach Operations, CGHR New Delhi by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Person to contact: Ms. Prabha Sati
Phone number: 91-9711964550
Only qualified candidates will receive a reply email.