Job Responsibilities: We are looking for candidate with an exposure to working on research projects in the development sector (NGO) who would be willing to work for an exciting program for two years. We will expect the candidate to:
Support the functioning of the research activities at the research site during implementation of main study data collection period
Ensure smooth functioning of all research activities including data collection and analysis
Get trained in all study tools to be administered as part of the study.
Administer clinical assessment tools including Griffiths Mental Development Scale and INCLEN Diagnostic tools on typical children and those with neurodevelopmental disorders
Get trained on EEG and administer it on a subset of the study population
Support training of frontline health workers on all study tools
Regularly supervise field workers in administration of all study tools throughout the data collection period
Follow and ensure confidentiality of data and ensure secure and timely entry of the collected data
Draft scientific reports and other project activities reports under supervision
Participate in joint project activities including project meetings, academic activities in coordination with the research team
Report to co-Principal investigator and senior research coordinators and provide as well as receive regular feedback on all activities.
Have regular coordination and communication with all team members of the project.
Establish and maintain clear communication and effective working relationships with key external stakeholders, including local service providers, health professionals and collaborators
Work collaboratively with Sangath administrative personnel and participate in Sangath activities and meetings
Any other project related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Postgraduate degree in Clinical Psychology
Atleast 1 year of experience of working with children with Neuro-developmental disorders
Experience administering developmental assessments in early childhood
Fluency in English and Hindi, with demonstrated experience of writing clinical materials in plain English
Good computing skills & excellent language skills
Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
Commitment of minimum of 2 years
Experience in mental health research
Knowledge of software (NVivo/STATA) and training in research methods (at least 2 years)