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Post: Research Fellow / SRF – MFR Study

Project / Title: MFR Study

Qualifications:  M.Sc. Life Sciences / Biochemistry

No. Of Vacancies: 01

Languages: English and Kannada

Location: Bangalore & Koppal, Karnataka

Experience: 3 years

Application Due Date: 25th June 2019

Salary: Depending on qualification and experience

Short Description of the Project:

This intervention trial will evaluate the efficacy of daily consumption of micronutrient fortified rice (fortified with iron, vitamin B12 and folic acid) in 6-11-year-old school going children and their mothers with iron deficiency. The study will be implemented in Koppal district of Karnataka (500 kms from Bangalore) over a period of two years to ascertain the effect of micronutrient fortified rice in improving iron stores, micronutrient status and reduce the prevalence of iron deficiency. SJRI research staff will travel every fortnight to the study site (Koppal) and interact with the field staff to monitor progress on all aspects based on set time points as per standardized operational protocols and guidelines to collect, update and finalize required data via detailed interviews, screen and select children for randomization, oversee monthly household distribution of micronutrient fortified rice, collection, analysis and storage of blood biochemistry, dietary recalls, anthropometry, monitoring of adverse events, record monthly consumption and compliance. This study will provide an understanding to the local acceptability of the fortified rice along with vital data on the safety and stability aspects of the micronutrient-fortified rice which will be crucial for policy decisions prior to large scale distribution of fortified rice through national and state programs.

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Core Obligations:

  • Carry out particular tasks like dietary recall in the selected household, acceptability studies, preliminary testing and logistic coordination of the delivery of rice bags into the households
  • Ability to interview persons in individual in Addition to the group setting
  • Coordinate recruitment of study subjects, data collection and follow up of study subjects
  • Interact with the households on a weekly basis via telephone calls to the mother to enquire for any problems which she Might Have Faced
  • Channelizing the study protocol along with additional team members for completion of various study milestones
  • Reporting daily activities to the study PI/Project Manager
  • SRF will be responsible for generating weekly reports and sharing it with all the study PI/Project Manager
  • Ability to create and maintain a database
  • Ability to transcribe in Kannada in Addition to English and perform translations within the language
  • Ought to Be Ready to travel to community settings

Key Skills:

  • Record maintenance
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • prepared to learn newer techniques
  • Basic knowledge on conducting a clinical research trial
  • Follow up and data recording
  • Fluency and proficiency in both Kannada and English. Ability to interact with a vast array of professionals and people on an individual basis in addition to in a group setting
  • highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
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Specific Activities:

  • Basic data analysis and reporting experience (Microsoft Excel/Word)
  • Active involvement in the ongoing project work
  • Additionally, You Might Be called upon to assume responsibility and tackle Certain activities not mentioned previously, but within the mandate of the job, based on higher clarity of the requirements which emerges with time and related to any revision of the Institute / Project’s procedures

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to [email protected]

To learn more, please see our site www.sjri.res.in

Due Date: 25th June 2019

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