Centre for Health Research & Innovation CHRI
Senior Entomologist (NVBDCP)
Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance Executive
Application Email : recruitment@chri.org.in



Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 24 2021


Advertisement Title: Senior Entomologist Delhi (NVBDCP)

Role: Senior Entomologist

States: Delhi

About CHRI:

Centre for Health Research and Innovation (CHRI), a PATH affiliate, has been implementing various projects in coordination with MoHFW, India from past 3 years.

Our affiliate, PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. They began their work in India in the late 1990s, bringing governments, communities, private-sector companies, and experienced public health practitioners together to address some of the country’s most crucial health problems. In early 2000, the scope of our India program expanded with a major immunization initiative for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Today, PATH’s India projects focus on TB, immunization, NTD&M, HIV/AIDS, injection safety, maternal health, and more.

About the role:

CHRI is currently recruiting Senior Entomologist in Delhi for supporting control and prevention of Dengue-Chikungunya, and Malaria elimination programme in the National level. The Senior Entomologist will be the focal point of contact for the project with techno-managerial assistance from Additional Director-NVBDCP under the grant, which is being funded by Godrej CSR for dengue-chikungunya prevention and control, and malaria elimination. The Senior Entomologist will also work closely with the M&E officer and in close coordination with the state technical unit in Uttar Pradesh.


• Delegated techno-managerial assistance from Joint Director-NVBDCP.
• Coordination with stake holders for program implementation support from NVBDCP
• Manages CHRI employees related to timely completion of project objectives.
• Close coordination with NVBDCP counterparts and partner agencies.
• Provide oversight for state TSU team/personnel.
• Provide technical support for coordinating meeting, training, workshops, and capacity building.
• Coordinate development of resource materials and E-modules
• Support NVBDCP in outbreak monitoring, planning and response.
• Able to demonstrate strong co-ordination skills and relationship with other relevant stake holders.
• Any other activity assigned by project technical leadership team.

Required skills & experience:

• M.Sc. in Entomology / Master’s Degree in Zoology with Entomology / in any Life Science disciplines specializing in Entomology, with experience in working in public health programs.
• Masters or Diploma in Health Management from reputed College/ University is desired.
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
• Work Experience – Minimum two (2) years in any National health program is highly desired

Application procedure:

• Interested candidates will send their resume to recruitment@chri.org.in with the subject line “Sr Entomologist - NVBDCP” along with name of state where the applicant wishes to apply latest by 24th June 2021.

CHRI reserves the right to assign districts in the final offer to the shortlisted applicants based on program requirement.

All Applicants must have legal authorization to work in India.

CHRI is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

CHRI is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. CHRI does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Note: The selected candidate shall be issued an employment contract valid up to 31st May 2022 further contract extension will be based on program needs.
Job Email id: recruitment@chri.org.in