Project Technical Officer

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Assam, India

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th October, 2020

Job Description

About the Organization:

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), a permanent institute under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), is an internationally recognized institution for Tuberculosis (TB) research. They are a Supranational Reference Laboratory and a WHO Collaborating Centre for TB Research and Training.

Position: Project Technical Officer (Senior Technical Assistant)

Job specifications / responsibilities:

  • Get trained in Protocol of National TB Prevalence Survey, India 2017 -18 as well as SOPs and training manuals.
  • Assist Senior Investigator in training & sensitizations as well as other preparatory activities for the survey.
  • Lead survey cluster activities in the absence of Senior Investigator.
  • Take handover from Senior Investigator (when he/she is moving to next cluster for planning) and continue coordination activities in current activities.
  • Hand over the cluster activity status, pending and follow-up activity details with local RNTCP staff and officials.
  • Coordination & supervision of all activities in the cluster during survey including enumeration, enrolment of eligible, interview of participants, X- Ray of all participants, Blood and sputum collection, maintaining cold-chain, transportation etc.
  • Use IT system for daily monitoring of progress and take timely corrective action for maintain highest quality and participation & completion of survey activities.
  • Establishing coordination and support from local health facilities and authorities for survey activities.
  • Ensure that electronic attendance register is maintained for Survey Team as well as supervisory officers, support staff etc. for each cluster.
  • Any other job as assigned by Survey PMU.



  • Graduate in Science from a recognized University with 5 years’ work experience in a recognized institution (or)
  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology/Public Health from a recognized University.


  • Three years of Research Experience
  • Any Survey/Field experience.
  • Minimum of one year experience in RNTCP.
  • Upper age limit: 30 years


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