Research Assistant | The George Institute for Global Health
The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Research Assistant

Type of career: 
New Delhi
Application close date: 
Contact name: 
Neeti Sharma

Job Title: Research Assistant

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Research Fellow, Injury Division 

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a person keen on developing a career in the field of global injury research or disaster risk or participatory research . The role offers a prospect of working on a range of multi- centre projects in collaboration with some of the leading researchers, clinicians and academic partners.

Key Role and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to development of  tools, protocols and carry out Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) in study sites
  • Contirbute to  policy analysis and stakeholder mapping under guidance
  • Data Collection and analyses for qualitative studies
  • Preparation of Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and Governance submissions under guidance
  • Conduct research under limited supervision
  • Synthesizing literature and contributing to systematic reviews under guidance
  • Report writing
  • Contribute towards building future projects and grant applications
  • Effectively produce and maintain project data. Conduct data analysis and prepare data for publications and reporting.
  • Develop and Regularly update study tracking tools and systems
  • Adhere to all study protocols and participate in protocol training sessions as required.
  • Adhere to safety policies and study SOPs, as outlined by The George Institute.
  • Attend study team meetings and appropriately represent The George Institute.
  • Other tasks as directed by the investigative team.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience


  • Post-graduate degree in public health/community medicine/ international public health/ global health/ health policy/ health systems/ public policy / social science or related disciplines *
  • Work experience of 1-2 years *
  • Well versed with qualitative research methods with a strong focus on methodological rigour
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English
  • Competency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams, managing relationships with external partners and engaging stakeholders, including those in government

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well flexibly, i.e. independently and engaging with research teams
  • Availability and willingness to travel for work


  • Experience in Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques
  • Competency in the use of qualitative software packages
  • Experience in policy analyses and stakeholder mapping
  • Publication in peer- reviewed journals/ developing funding applications  ,

*Formal educational qualification and experience could be relaxed when there is published work or whenever there is work experience of specific relevance

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume to by 25th  November 2018, clearly mentioning the job title 'Research Assiatant (Mobiility) in the subject line.