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Position Code : PHFI-RAFE-60

Position Title : Research Fellow/ Research Associate

Location : Gurgaon, Haryana

Duration of Position : One year or co-terminus with the project, whichever is earlier

Brief on the Organization:

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.  PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centres of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders. For more information, please visit the website www.phfi.org.

Project Brief:

This project will produce disease burden estimates and assess the impact of interventions. This project involves a wide range of work, including identification of suitable data sources, population-based surveys, a variety of analyses, and interpretation and utilization of the findings. We are recruiting enthusiastic staff with statistics background for advance research analysis to work with an established team of researchers. This research work offers opportunity to be associated with innovative policy relevant research and career advancement for candidates with interest in public health research. We emphasize publications from our research in which the research team members participate.


  • Generate analysis datasets to be used for advanced statistical analyses.
  • Generate and review statistical specifications for commonly used statistical analyses with minimal supervision.
  • Implement relevant statistical analysis methods to analyse and interpret large study data.
  • Collaborate in writing scientific publications and reports.
  • Work effectively with a team of investigators.
  • Report writing as in when requiered.


  • PhD in statistics or biostatistics or equivalent with minimum of 2 year of relevant statistical analysis experience or Masters in statistics or biostatistics or equivalent with minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.


  • Good knowledge of epidemiology study designs, common analysis methods, descriptive and inferential statistics, summarization of data and presentation practices.
  • At least 2 years of experience in applying statistical methods such as regression, multivariate and multi-level analysis, time series analysis, and predictive modeling.
  • Knowledge of R programming language would be helpful.
  • Hands-on experience in managing large datasets.
  • Excellent proficiency statistical software such as STATA, SAS, SPSS, and other.
  • Strong attention to detail and rigorous methodological approach.
  • Publications from previous research.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Good collaborative skills and ability to work with others.

Annual Salary (CTC) will commensurate with the available skills and fitment of the incumbent as per the selection process.

Applications, along with detailed CV, may be sent to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please highlight the Position Code (PHFI-RAFE-60) in the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Please send the following information along with your application (In Email Body):

  • Current CTC
  • Expected Salary
  • Notice Period
  • Applied Through- IJP/Devnet/PHFI Website- Please specify

Applications sent without the above information will not be considered.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: COB 22 Jan 2017.

PHFI reserves the sole right to alter/modify/cancel the entire selection process or the position or the vacancy or to disqualify any candidature at any stage of the selection process


  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record, good communication skills, a commitment to high quality undergraduate and post-graduate education.
  • Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for interview.
  • Persons employed in Government/Semi-Government Organization or Educational Institutions in India must apply through proper channel.
  • PHFI reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all available positions.
  • The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.
  • No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding any delays, conduct & result of interview and reasons for not being called for interview.

Women are encouraged to apply

Last Modified : January 13, 2017, 6:22 pm

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