Senior Research Fellow – PANIQ

Job Details

Post: Senior Research Fellow

Qualification: Masters in Life Sciences or Social Work with two years research experience. Interested candidates with qualification of MBBS, DPM can apply. Reading and writing in Kannada is necessary for this job.

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English and Kannada

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Experience: Two years for candidates with Master’s qualifications. Fresher’s meeting above qualifications like MPhil (Social Work / Clinical Psychology), MBBS, DPM will be considered.

Application Due Date: 25th September, 2018

Salary: Rs. 35,000 - 36,000/- pm

Brief Description about the Project:

  • This is an ICMR National Task Force project that aims to develop a tool for assessing and identifying anxiety symptoms in individuals in India. This is a three-year project and will involve work in a hospital as well as community setting.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a good literature review
  • Ability to interview persons in an individual as well as group setting
  • Ability to create and maintain database
  • Ability to transcribe in Kannada as well as English and perform translations within language
  • Ability to prepare project report
  • Should be prepared to travel to community settings

Key Skills:

  • Fluency and proficiency in Kannada and English
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people and professionals on an individual basis as well as in a group setting
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent administration skills

Specific Activities:

  • Literature review of terms related to anxiety in local cultural settings
  • Identifying whether these terms are commonly used in interviews with individuals and groups
  • Using these terms in developing a tool to identify anxiety
  • Assessing reliability and validity of the same

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

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