Project Technical Officer (Senior Technical Assistant) jobs in Chennai - National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

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  • 2019-05-02

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Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for Ending TB in India and is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. High level of commitment is required with a will to work on Sundays & holidays (except, important local holidays). Job requires continuous field work throughout the country in various States/UTs for all posts. Preference will be given to those having working experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities.

Educational Qualification : Graduate in Science from a recognized University with 5 years’ work experience in a recognized institution (or) Master’s degree in Epidemiology/Public Health from a recognized University.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Three year of Research Experience 2. 2. Any Survey/Field experience. 3. 3. Minimum of one year experience in RNTCP.

Job specifications / responsibilities : 1.Get trained in Protocol of National TB Prevalence Survey, India 2017-18 as well as SOPs and training manuals. 2.Assist Senior Investigator in training & sensitizations as well as other preparatory activities for the survey. 3.Lead survey cluster activities in the absence of Senior Investigator. 4.Take handover from Senior Investigator (when he/she is moving to next cluster for planning) and continue coordination activities in current activities 5.Hand over the cluster activity status, pending and followup activity details with local RNTCP staff and officials. 6.Coordination & supervision of all activities in the cluster during survey including enumeration, enrolment of eligible, interview of participants, X-Ray of all participants, Blood and sputum collection, maintaining cold-chain, transportation etc. 7.Use IT system for daily monitoring of progress and take timely corrective action for maintain highest quality and participation & completion of survey activities. 8.Establishing coordination and support from local health facilities and authorities for survey activities. 9.Ensure that electronic attendance register is maintained for Survey Team as well as supervisory officers, support staff etc. for each cluster. 1. Any other job as assigned by Survey PMU.

Age Limit : 30 years.

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  • Senior Technical Assistant
  • Project Technical Officer
  • Public Health Officer
  • Epidemiologist


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B.Sc, M.Sc

About National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

The following posts are to be filled purely on contract basis for 2 months, in the non-institutional ad-hoc project titled ‘Targeted Intervention to expand and strengthen TB Control in tribal population and Strengthening implementation and operational research under RNTCP in India’ at Gujarat, implemented by this Institute.
Qualification : Graduate in Anthropology / Sociology / Life Sciences /psychology/social work/ medical sociology/ from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification : Experience of working in Tribal area A degree/diploma in public health or equivalent. Two years experience of working in National TB Programmes or two years experience of working in field based projects.
Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 Years.
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