Research Associate

  • Location: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Applications closed.

We are looking for two Research Associates for a mental health and suicide prevention project based in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Role and responsibilities

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to facilitate project implementation
  • Design and execute research-based activities, including data collection, data management, and analysis
  • Train and supervise researchers engaged in field-based activities
  • Draft training materials and provide support for project events
  • Contribute to research outputs and documentation
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluating project indicators

Qualifications and skills

  • A master’s degree in social sciences, psychology, public health, or allied disciplines
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience in research within the fields of mental health, public health, and related areas
  • Willingness to be based in Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi (verbal and written)
  • Strong research proficiency for qualitative and quantitative techniques
  • Prior experience in academic writing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and team management skills
  • High level of competence in MS Office applications
  • Advanced research degrees such as M Phil or Ph D
  • Prior experience in working with government systems
  • Experience in training and/or supervising lay and/or professional counsellors in the delivery of mental health interventions

Application and selection process

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview two weeks after applications close. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Last date to apply: 10 April 2024