NIE Chennai Epidemiology Scientist Job Vacancy

Department of Health Research, 
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 
Government of India 
R-127, Second Main Road, TNHB, Ayapakkam, 
Chennai – 600 077 

No. NIE/PE/Advt/Mar-2021/23 Date: 16.03.2021 


Candidates are invited to attend Written Test/ Walk-in Interview between 9.30 AM to 10.00 AM for project posts under the various projects on contract basis as detailed below (please refer website for changes if any in the date of interview) 

2 Name of the post Project Scientist – C (Non-Medical) 

Name of the Project Establishment Of surveillance system in a rural population cohort for describing epidemiology of SARS CoV-2, dengue and chikungunya infections towards setting up of field based clinical trial site in model rural health research unit in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. (Codenchik) 

Place of Interview ICMR-NIE, Chennai 

Date of interview 31.03.2021 

No. of posts & Category 01 

Place of posting ICMR-NIE, Chennai 

Essential Qualification First class Masters degree in life sciences/Public Health/Statistics/Biostatistics/Epidemiology with four years experience in relevant field Or Second class Masters degree in life sciences/Public Health/Statistics/Biostatistics/Epidemiology with PhD with four years experience in relevant field 

Desirable Qualification and Experience 

• Working knowledge in the area of disease surveillance and project management 
• Good communication skills: scientific writing as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and official communications 
• Knowledge of literature review using reference managers, data handling, analysis, interpretation and report writing 
• Working knowledge of statistical software including SPSS/Stata/R 
• Working knowledge of MS Office 

Remuneration Rs. 51,000/- + HRA 

Age Limit 40 Years

Nature of Duties 

➢ Coordinate with field site, PI/Co-PIs/Funding Agency/Other Stakeholders 
➢ M&E visits to MRHRU, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 
➢ Data Analysis, preparation of reports and manuscripts. 
➢ Assist PI in various project related activities 
➢ Any other work assigned by the Director/PI/Co-PI / Superior officer 

Duration 06 Months (Renewable for the project duration subject to performance and project requirement) 

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