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Project Positions at ICMR-NIRT, Chennai [4 Vacancies]: Walk-in-Interview on Aug 4


ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis invites applications for project positions to be filled purely on contract and temporary basis from willing eligible candidates to work in Jharkhand for the ICMR funded ad-project titled “RATIONS study: A cluster-randomized trial of nutritional support (food rations) to reduce TB incidence in household contacts of patients with smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis in communities with a high prevalence of undernutrition.

The National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) is a tuberculosis research organization located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. NIRT carries out research on clinical, bacteriological as well as behavioral and epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis and HIV-TB.

The post details are given below.


1. Project Technician III (Field Worker) (03)
Job Role

Will be responsible for all field related activities that include interviewing of patients with tuberculosis, the household contacts & facilitating the screening examination of the family and their followup. Will have to ensure timely delivery of food rations to the households

  • 12th class pass with science subjects with at least 2 years of experience relevant to this project.
  • Relaxation of essential qualification to 12th class pass with other subjects will be considered for those with relevant field experience.
  • Fresh 12th class pass-outs or those with experience not relevant to this project need not apply.
  • Previous experience in field-based studies or programs, especially those related to TB or nutrition in Jharkand and in the district concerned will be considered desirable.
  • Skills in nutritional assessment of entering data and good communication skills and community interactions would be highly desirable.
  • Candidates should have a valid driving license and own a 2 wheeler vehicle to enable their travel.
  • Proof of domicile in the district of work would be preferred.

Consolidated salary Rs.18,000/- p.m.


2. Project Technician III (Phlebotomist) (01)
Job Role

To collect and process blood samples from patients in the field for micronutrient estimation, studies on immune function. To coordinate the transport of specimens in dry ice.

  • 12th Pass in science subjects and two years diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician or one year DMLT plus one-year lab/ field experience in a recognized organization or two years laboratory/ field experience in Govt. recognized organizations.
  • BSc in the relevant field will be treated as three years of experience.

Consolidated salary Rs.18,000/- p.m.



To download the application form, click here.

Candidates interested in the above positions should report for the walk-in-interview along with the filled-in application form on August 4, 2020, by 9 am at Rations study field office-House No-H/72, Argora Housing Colony, Argora, Ranchi-Jharkhand, Pin 834002.

For full notification, click the link below.

ICMR-NIRT Project Positions Recruitment Notification



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