Ummeed Child Development Center (CDC) and Yale University are participating in an international research project that is funded by the NIH (National Institute of Health), USA.
This project is designed to develop An International Guide for Monitoring Child Development (IGMCD), a developmental monitoring tool for children from low and middle income countries. Ummeed is the only organization from India along with organizations from South Africa, Turkey and Argentina who are participating in this research project. You could join Ummeed as a Research Assistant to be a part of this path breaking process and gain valuable firsthand experience of participating in this prestigious international project.
Why join Ummeed?-
Ummeed Child Development Center (www.ummeed.org), is one of the leading organizations in the field of childhood disability in Mumbai. We provide clinical service and offer training programs for professionals and parents alike. Our team practices family centered care with a Trans -disciplinary approach to disability which sets it apart from other service providers. Being part of the project will give you the added edge of working amongst senior professionals and provide you the opportunity of enhancing your knowledge and clinical skills.
After the initial training in administration of IGMCD, the research assistants will visit pediatric clinics in and around Mumbai for data collection. As some of these clinics function during morning and evening hours, the candidates will need to be flexible about working hours. The Research Assistant will be reporting to the Project Director, Dr Roopa Srinivasan, at Ummeed. The candidate’s experience and expertise will determine the scope for additional opportunities in the organization. The selected candidates would be expected to work full time (5 days a week) on the research project
• Qualifications- Bachelors/ Masters in Occupational therapy/ Psychology
• Good Communication skills in Hindi, English and Marathi / Gujrati
• Candidates with previous experience in working with children and families would be given preference
The remuneration will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the selected candidates. The last date for receiving applications is 30th November 2011. Interested candidates may apply with their curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org. The covering letter with the CV attached should be addressed to the Project Director with ‘Research Assistant’ mentioned in the subject column.