Community Health — Research Associate

We invite applications for the Research Associate position for our Community Health Team.

The role is meant to conduct various research studies that bring out and highlight issues related to healthcare with respect to urban and rural communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct various research studies that bring out and highlight the following indicative themes with respect to urban and rural communities:
    • Status of various health parameters and improvement over time
    • Current effectiveness and utilisation of the public health system and change over time
    • Cost incurred by members of the community in pursuit of healthcare and change over time
    • Status of personal determinants and social determinants of health and improvement over time
    • Status of various government initiatives meant for bettering health and improvement over time
    • Effectiveness of various programs run by the government and the Foundation
    • Any other study that is relevant to the overall health of the community
  • Document Foundation’s work in health including planning, operating procedures and observations across slum communities in Bangalore, deriving insights and learning from the work.
  • Study and document Foundation’s health processes as well as equivalent processes in other organizations (other Foundations, NGOs, government organizations).
  • Work with members of the health team to identify specific research problems, formulate research question and design research for community health setting.
  • Work in the respective communities and with community health partners to gather primary information, collect and collate data from governmental and non-governmental sources.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative frameworks to organize, analyse and interpret the data
  • Write regular analytical notes and documentation and prepare and present reports.
  • Experience of 4 to 8 years in the space of community health related research.
  • Experience in participatory research in health.
  • A Master’s degree in social work or public health would be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in Kannada and Hindi. 
  • Ability to work full time & long hours with willingness to travel to multiple locations as required. 
  • Interest and passion to work in social sector.
  • Effective communication skills with community, govt teams and others as required.

Please email the following documents to health.​jobs@​azimpremjifoundation.​org with the subject line​“Application for Community Health — Research Associate”:

  • A covering letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Name, address, email ID with designation of three referees
  • Completed Application Form