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Web Developer (Geospatial Coordinator)

Job Description (Geospatial Coordinator):

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.  PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders.

Project Brief:

CHAIR India Project– This project aims to develop a nation-wide air pollution exposure assessment model for predicting ambient PM2.5 levels and temperature modelling. This predicted exposure levels will be related to the multiple health outcomes across different age groups utilizing the health data from the various pregnancy, birth, adults and ageing cohorts across rural and urban India. This will be achieved by a consortium of researchers interested in air pollution epidemiology including exposure scientists and public health researchers with expertise in cardio metabolic and respiratory epidemiology, maternal & child health and cognitive development. The specific research questions are listed below: 1. To develop a nation-wide exposure model for daily ambient PM2.5 and ambient temperature from 2008-2020 at a spatial resolution of 1 km x 1 km and locally at 200 m x 200 m in India. 2. Link our national estimates of PM2.5 and temperature to health data to quantify the associations between PM2.5 and ambient temperature, independently and jointly on the following major public health endpoints: a. Total mortality, b. Cardiometabolic outcomes and c. Lung function outcomes. 3. Create a public website with environmental data on a 1 x 1 km grid that can be used by planners, policy-makers, and the general public to increase awareness and aid decision-making. This large multi-disciplinary research programme includes components on primary data collection, secondary data analyses and modelling. The project will provide an excellent opportunity to collaborate with leading researchers in India, Sweden, Israel and USA for building an independent and exciting career in this intersecting area of public health research.




Process to Apply-

Interested and eligible candidates may send their updated CV to and fill the application form- . Please mention the exact Position Code- PHFI-WDEV-100 in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  04 November 2021


PHFI reserves the sole right to alter/modify/cancel the entire selection process or the position or the vacancy or to disqualify any candidature at any stage of the selection process”.

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