Vacancy at CEHAT

Vacancy for Middle Level Researcher


CEHAT is looking for dynamic middle to senior level professional to lead its project on “Advancing Health Response to Violence against Women". CEHAT offers an opening to those who are keen to seek a career opportunity in the field of violence and health and have a keen interest in social science research. The project seeks to work in 7 states including Maharashtra in establishing an evidence-based model for responding to VAW. It builds on CEHAT’s Dilaasa model and seeks to adapt it to the local contexts and regions. Additionally the Ministry of Health and Family welfare (MoHFW) issued guidelines for medico legal care to survivors of sexual violence. The project will seek to advocate for implementation of these protocols in 6 states where it seeks to work.


Post: Middle level Professional

Posting will be in Mumbai and requires extensive travel across states. All visits are planned visits.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation models of interventions in states of India.
  • Train local teams and develop a frame work for training, monitoring and documenting implementation of the health sector response to VAW.
  • Adapt and design training materials based on CEHAT’s curricula and WHO clinical and policy guidelines for medical, nursing and counselling professionals so as to provide effective services to VAW
  • Document the implementation and lessons learnt from the project in the form of papers, case studies and reports.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Postgraduate in medicine, public health, social work, social sciences or in a related field with a strong perspective on the issue of violence against women and research skills
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in the arena of social science research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and training skills to engage senior medical professionals on VAW
  • Good skills in research (quantitative and qualitative) & documentation as well as team management
  • Proficient in English, Hindi and Marathi


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience starting from Rs. 50,000/- onwards.

Last date for receiving application: 31st March 2021

Job Type: Full-time

Application with a cover letter and an up-to- date CV with two references to be mailed at


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