Dietician/Nutritionist – SJGC-SKAN Study Project

Job Details

Brief Description about the Project:

The SOHAM Cohort study has been conceptualised to assess the “Healthy Ageing Tool –India (HAT-I)” which will be developed and validated. This tool should be able to distinguish between those with a “healthy Ageing phenotype” and those without. A large cohort of volunteers (> 40 years) will be recruited. The validated HAT-I tool will be applied to them, and they will be categorised as being at different levels of “Healthy Ageing” based on their score. This cohort will then be followed up longitudinally for 5 years, with semi-annual and annual contacts to identify the occurrence of adverse outcomes in different domains. This will be used to measure the strength of association between the baseline HAT-I score and the occurrence of adverse outcomes.


Position Starting: 01st January, 2023

No. of Vacancy: One

Employment status: Contract

Language: English, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil.

Experience: Preference for candidates with experience in nutrition counselling and lifestyle management programs.

Salary: Rs. 30,000-/-pm                       

Preferred Qualifications: MSc/PhD Nutrition

Last Day for Receiving Application: 10th December, 2022

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Should identify & assist the main study co-ordinator in recruiting the study subjects.
  • Conduct comprehensive nutritional assessments like anthropometry, dietary recall, assessing the physical activity pattern and prepare educative materials and presentations to provide instructions to the participants in the use of modified diet as it relates to health promotion and prevention of chronic conditions.
  • Be responsible for the co-ordinating all the physiological assessments and document study related outcomes and maintain all data and logs into relevant forms.


Interested candidates may send their Resume to:

The Principal Investigator

SJGC-SKAN Study Project



To Apply: E-mail cover letter and curriculum vitae with 3 references (names and email addresses / phone numbers) by on or before 10th December, 2022 to cc to

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