Project Assistant

Position: Project Assistant

Number of positions: 2 (two)

Key Deliverables: S/he will perform the following tasks:

  • Provide inputs to understand the local context relevant to the project.  Co-ordinate with local stakeholder, health workers and village leaders  Maintaining log of field work activities and conduct data collection.
  • Assist the team in providing deliverables, report writing and data analysis.
  • Conducting interviews with the key informants, FGD in the community including required preparatory work
  • Transcribing and translating data from local language to English.
  • Prepare field plan and budget for data collection.


Note: The above-mentioned activities may require travel and stay in the study sites/other locations.


Essential Qualification & Experience: –

  • Masters in Public Health (MPH)/ Social Work (MSW), Sociology, Medical

Anthropology/ Anthropology or master’s degree in related subjects from a recognized University.


Closing date of applications: Eligible candidate interested in this position are requested to apply by or before 21st February 2021.


Note: Salary will be disbursed as per receipt of funds from NCDIR/ICMR


Interested candidates can submit their CVs with a cover letter to [email protected]


Please provide the following details, in a word document, preferably in the following order:   XI. Full Name

  • Address and contract details (including email and phone)
  • Educational qualifications – Diploma/degree/s, year and institute qualified from
  • Language skills (spoken, written skills) Software skills

XVI. Work experience (position/job title, organization, duration) if none please state NIL XVII. Research experience

  • Publications if any
  • Referees (two persons who you have worked or trained under)
  1. Any other relevant information


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Selection and short-listing of the candidates will solely be done at the discretion of IIPH Shillong; we reserve the right for selection criteria and procedures. Candidate(s) will be free to accept/reject such employment offers as per his/her discretion.

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