Research Assistant - Chetana Study

Job Details

Post: Research Assistant

Qualification: Master’s Degree in an appropriate Social Science discipline (e.g. Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, etc.) or equivalent

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English, Kannada and Hindi

Location: Bangalore (will need to travel on the job in Karnataka)

Experience: 0-1 year

Application Due Date: 10th September, 2018

Salary: Negotiable depending on qualification & experience

Brief Description about the Project:

  • The study is a 5-year-study to implement and evaluate an intervention designed to promote positive, hopeful lives among People Living with HIV (PLHIV). The study targets adherence as part of a more comprehensive wellness program that meets the needs identified by our target population.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To conduct research interviews with PLHIVs
  • To travel to various intervention sites and help with the logistical arrangements
  • To make follow-up calls to participants
  • To track participants and make home visits where necessary
  • Documentation

Key Skills:

  • Ability to establish rapport and work effectively with individuals of different ethnicities, socioeconomic status, caste, gender and sexual orientation
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and a team player
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Kannada and English
  • Previous experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule

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

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