Junior Research Fellow – ICMR TOPS Study

Job Details

Post: Junior Research Fellow

Qualification: MSc Psychology

No. of Vacancies: One

Language: English, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Experience: 2 years

Application Due Date: 10th July, 2020

Salary: Rs. 31,000/- pm + 24% HRA

Brief Description about the Project:

This is an ICMR-funded project under the National Mental Health Program that aims at evaluating the efficacy of telephone-based psychosocial interventions on future suicide risk in suicide attempters. This project involves work in hospital and telephone follow up.

Core Responsibilities:
Screening of participants, administering tools, recruiting the participants and documenting the same
Delivering intervention over the telephone
Carrying out qualitative interviews
Carrying out follow up ratings over the telephone
Report writing

Key Skills:
Fluency and proficiency in Kannada and English
Preferable to know Tamil, Hindi and Telugu
Should be able to demonstrate empathy
Should be able to develop rapport with patients and caregivers
Administering screening tools to arrive at a diagnosis
Mental health evaluation
Maintenance of data records
Able to clearly communicate through phone
Should be able to provide support and counsel through phone
Report writing and writing papers

Specific Activities:
Establishing rapport and obtaining consent from the participants
Administering screening tools and recruiting the participants for the study
Delivering intervention using the manual developed and carrying out follow up ratings
Maintenance of database
Completing ethics submission

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to priya.s@stjohns.in and cc to hr@sjri.res.in

For more information, please visit our website www.sjri.res.in