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Vacancy in Quantitative Research at Amrita

Salary in the region of 700000 to 800000 INR per annum

Deadline: 4th May 2018

Research Area: Antibiotic prescribing and infection control in surgical pathways

Research Approach: Health Systems and management research investigating economic, operational and political performance indicators relating to antibiotic prescribing

Project Duration: 3.5 Years

We are seeking a highly motivated researcher with good quantitative skills to work in a translational project on ‘Optimising antibiotic use along surgical pathways: addressing antimicrobial resistance and improving clinical outcomes’, funded by a UK funder, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The work would focus on how antibiotic use can be optimised along the entire surgical pathway.

The post-holder will work alongside Dr. Sanjeev Singh (Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences) and other researchers on the project and play a pivotal role in driving this project forward, carrying out research and feeding back data and findings across the project as necessary. Travel throughout India, to the UK, and potentially South Africa, sometimes for extended periods of time will be necessary.

Necessary training will be provided.

Research Position:

Junior / Senior Research Associate/Fellow

Essential Qualification: Postgraduate degree in Operational Research/Management Science/Business Analytics with a focus on Simulation Modelling.

Preference: Proven experience of undertaking quantitative research in a healthcare context, and/or in an international context is desirable, but not essential, ability to interpret highly complex data and present information to influence decision makers, both in India and overseas, ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels, excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write for academic publications and grant reporting, ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Interested candidates may apply with CV to : adminoffice@aims.amrita.edu

Phone: +91 (484) 2851234 Ext: 1836