Research Assistant - NIH-Stigma Study

Project / Title
NIH - Stigma Study
Contact Person
Lincy Thomas
Contact No
+91-80-49467010 / 49467011
Job Details

Post: Research Assistant

No. of Vacancies: Two

Salary: Negotiable depending on qualifications & experience

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in an appropriate Social Science discipline (e.g. Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, etc.) or Equivalent

Location: Mysore and Mangalore, Karnataka

Application Due Date: 28th April, 2017

Brief Description about the Project:

  • The study is to evaluate the impact of a culturally-specific intervention developed for nursing students and ward staff in various government and private hospitals

Core Responsibilities:

  • This post involves conducting electronic tablet-administered interviews

Specific Activities:

  • To administer tablet-based assessment questionnaires to the participants
  • To track, make follow up calls & schedule participants
  • To explain & administer consent forms to potential participants after screening them
  • To network with the partnering sites for logistical support
  • To synchronize the tablets to the server
  • To maintain study logs

Key Skills:

  • Ability to establish rapport and work effectively with individuals of different ethnicities, socio-economy status, caste, gender and sexual orientation
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills & a team player
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Kannada and English
  • Research Experience
  • Previous research interviewing experience
  • Tech savvy
  • Good knowledge of working with Microsoft Office
  • Experience in tracking patients or study participants
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
  • Willingness to travel to different institutions in Bangalore and cities around Bangalore

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to and cc to

Interested candidates may also send their resume to:
St. John’s Research Institute,  
St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences,  
Opp. Koramangala BDA Complex, 100 ft Road,  
Bangalore – 560034

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