Consultant / Project Scientist/ Project Staff Nurse

National Institute of Epidemiology
0 to 4 Years
Posted on 12 Jul 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 26 Jul 19

No. NIE/PE/Advt/2019/006

Consultant / Project Scientist/ Project Staff Nurse  job vacancies in National Institute of Epidemiology on contract basis

Consultant (Scientific)

Name of the Project :  Evaluation of NIMHANS Mental Health and Addiction ECHO Model for counselors

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  Master degree in Public Health/Epidemiology or MD in Community Medicine with R&D experience

Desirable :  Experience in programme evaluation/scientific writing/Data analysis/Project planning Knowledge of statistical software/MS Office

Emoluments :  Rs.60,000/- per month (consolidated)

Age Limit :  70 years

Project Scientist C (Non-Medical) (Approach Coordinator)

Name of the Project :  “Model District for Public Health Preparedness, Surveillance and Response: Multi-Strategic Integrated Approach in Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu, India)

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  1st Class Master Degree (MPH/M.Sc./ MAE) in Epidemiology / Public Health from a recognized university with 4 years’ experience. OR 2nd Class Master Degree (MPH/M.Sc./ MAE) in Epidemiology / Public Health with PhD degree in relevant subjects from a recognized University with 4 years experience OR BDS/B.V.Sc degree & AH degree with 5 years experience in Public Health research or teaching after BDS/B.V.Sc.

Desirable :  a) MPH, PhD in relevant subjects from a recognized university b) Additional Post-Doctoral research/ teaching experience in above subjects in recognized institute(s) b) Knowledge of Computer Applications/Data Management

Emoluments :  Rs.51,000 /- + HRA Per Month

Age Limit :  40 years

Project Scientist C (Medical / Non-Medical)

Project Name :  Hospital Based Sentinel Surveillance for S. pneumonia and other Invasive Bacterial Disease (HBSSPIBD)

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  M.D. in Preventive and Social Medicine or Microbiology with one year relevant experience or MPH Degree with 2 years relevant experience OR M.B.B.S Degree with 4 years experience in the area of Public Health/ Preventive and Social medicine / Epidemiology / Microbiology after obtaining MBBS Degree. Non-Medical B.V.Sc & AH / BDS Degree recognized by VCI / DCI with five (5) years’ experience in Public Health/Epidemiology/ Microbiology after B.V.Sc & AH / BDS OR 1 st Class Master Degree in Biostatistics with 4 years experience in the relevant area OR 2 nd Class Master Degree in Biostatistics + PhD with 4 years experience in the relevant area

Desirable :  a) A Doctorate in Preventive and Social Medicine/ Microbiology / Epidemiology / Veterinary Public Health / Biostatistics / Epidemiology from a recognized University/ Institute b) Proven experience in scientific writing communication as evidenced by publications in peer reviewed Pubmed indexed journals as primary or corresponding author c) Additional Post Doctoral Research/ teaching experience in above subjects in recognized institute(s) d) Working Knowledge of Statistical Packages like SPSS, R and spread sheets such as MS Excel, knowledge of Redcap

Emoluments  : 

Medical: Consolidated salary of Rs. 64000/- + HRA

Non Medical: Consolidated salary of Rs. 51000/- + HRA

Age Limit :  40 years

Project Scientist - B (Non-Medical)

Name of the Project :  Impact of measles rubella (MR) vaccination campaign on population immunity in India (IMRVI) study

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  First class Master’s degree in Statistics/Bio statistics/Public Health/Epidemiology from a recognized university with Two (2) years R&D/ teaching experience in the relevant subject. OR Second class Master’s degree with Ph.D. in Statistics/Bio statistics/Public Health/Epidemiology from a recognized university.

Desirable : Knowledge of data handling, analysis and interpretation, report writing. Knowledge of Computer Application. Use of Statistical packages in handling large volume of Health Data

Emoluments :  Rs. 48,000/- + HRA

Age Limit : 35 years

Project Staff Nurse

Name of the Project :  Establishing a network of population based influenza surveillance platforms for elderly persons in India

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery (GNM) or equivalent and registered with any state nursing council

Desirable :  a) B.Sc., in Nursing b) Experience in data collection in field based health research surveys c) Experience in clinical examination d) Experience in collection of nasal and oro-pharyngeal swabs e) Proficiency in speaking / reading / writing in Tamil

Emoluments : Rs. 31,500/-/- per month

Age Limit :  33 Years (including 3 years age relaxation)

Project Technical Assistant (Staff Nurse)

Name of the Project :  “Improving efficiency of vaccination systems in multiple states in India – Pneumonia and IBD surveillance” (UNDP-126)

No. of Post  :  01

Qualification  :  Graduate Degree in Nursing from a recognized university with three years relevant experience from a recognized institution OR Post Graduate degree in Nursing

Desirable :  Graduate in Nursing with a Post Graduate Degree in Child Care Nursing or Public Health or Epidemiology. Knowledge of Computer Applications. Experience in Clinical data collection. Experience of working in Public Health / Medical Research Projects

Emoluments :   Rs.31000/- per month

Age Limit :  30 years

Selection Procedure :  Walk-In Interview / Written Test

Job Role

Job Type

Interview Type

Walk - In, Written-test

How to apply

Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test between 9.00 AM to 10.00 AM for various project posts on contract basis at ICMR-NIE, Chennai on the dates mentioned against the post as detailed below (please refer website for changes if any in the date of interview)

Candidate should submit all certificates / testimonials in original for verification. Candidates who fail to bring the Original Certificates for written test / Interview will not be considered.

Bring the filled in application with one set of photocopy of qualification and experience and other testimonials.

Walk-In Interview / Written Test - 15/07/2019 to 26/07/2019. 

Company Description
The National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) was established on July 2, 1999 by merging the Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy (CJIL Field Unit),Avadi with the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS),Chennai. The broad objectives of the  Institute cover Development of human resources in epidemiology and bio-statistics, Networking of the various ICMR and non-ICMR Institutes at the national level for epidemiological purposes, and Consultancy.