Research Analyst - -MIHM

Position

 

Job Title:

Research Analyst

Function:

MIHM

Reports to position:

Research Director– MIHM

Location:

Mohali

Reportees to Position:

Interns on project basis

Band:

FT

 

 

Job Purpose

Responsible for developing research design, survey instruments; performing statistical analyses; presenting findings and writing manuscripts.



Job Outline

The Research Analyst position requires significant training and experience in empirical research. The holder of this position is involved in tuberculosis (TB) care related project. Primary areas of work include health systems costing and qualitative, behavior studies.

 

The Research Analyst will be responsible for providing quantitative and qualitative research expertise in: (i) research design, (ii) execution of analyses and interpretation of collected data, (iii) protecting databases and confidential information, (iv) presentation of results to different stakeholders, and (v) writing of manuscripts, reports and presentations for knowledge dissemination.

 

About the project: A randomized control trial funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study the impact of monitoring methods using digital technologies, such as 99DOTS, MERM and Refill Monitoring on TB treatment. The primary objective is to study how these monitoring methods impact the patient’s adherence and clinical outcomes. The trial will involve implementation of specific interventions, collection of primary data (surveys and interviews) as well as secondary programmatic data, which will then be analyzed to estimate the impact of the interventions. Additionally, qualitative studies will be conducted to understand the behavioral mechanisms driving the impact.

 

 

Job Specification

Knowledge / Education

Specific Skills

Desirable Experience

1.    Master's degree in statistics, epidemiology, operations, economics, or mathematics.

2.    Graduates from other disciplines may also be considered if they have relevant experience and can demonstrate the relevant skills

 

 

 

 

1.    Candidates with prior experience in health systems costing and qualitative, behaviour studies are required

2.    Proficiency in at least one statistical and computational packages in addition to MS Excel such as R, Python, and STATA is essential. 

3.    Strong writing and verbal skills in English and ability to communicate complex quantitative analyses in a clear, precise, and actionable manner

4.    Independently carry out research activities and maintain high quality and integrity of work process and results 

5.    Keen attention to detail and excellent recordkeeping skills

6.    Responsive to mentorship to produce high-quality outputs in the defined timeframe 

 

1.    At least 2 years of professional experience with prior experience in conducting quantitative research/ analyses or consulting projects will receive strong preference.

2.    Knowledge of the healthcare sector will be a plus. Prior experience in fieldwork will be an added advantage.

 

 

 

Job Interface/Relationships:

Internal

External

§   Department: MIHM Research and Admin team

§   Other departments:  Grants team, Finance, Legal, web team and IT.

§   Grantor research/program team

§   Government officials.

§   Vendors & Consultants

 

 

S.N

Key Responsibilities

% Time Spent

1

a)    Conduct a critical review of multiple streams of literature

b)    Develop quantitative and qualitative surveys and questionnaires, which include questionnaire design, sampling and survey administration in the areas of health systems costing, health systems and behavioural health

c)    Analyse and interpret the collected data

d)    Liaise with the data collection teams to ensure smooth ongoing field activities as per project timelines

e)    Prepare reports and presentations based on research findings for internal (within ISB) as well as external agencies. 

 

100%

 

Total Time Spent on All Responsibilities

100%

 

 

 

Any Other Significant Input

Send an email to maxinstitute@isb.edu with the subject line “Application for Research Analyst - 2022” with a copy of your CV and academic transcripts. Any evidence of written work and references by academics would be a strong positive. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. You will be contacted only in case you are shortlisted for an interview.

 

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