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: Three (2 for Bangalore & 1 for Mysore)

Application Due: 28th August, 2017

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.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in Kannada & English. Knowledge of either Tamil or Telugu is an added advantage.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish rapport and work effectively with individuals of different ethnicities, socioeconomic status, caste, gender and sexual orientation
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills & 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

Job Responsibilities:

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

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