TPO Nepal

Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal (TPO Nepal) is one of Nepal’s leading psychosocial organization. It was established in 2005 with the aim of promoting psychosocial well-being and mental health of children and families in conflict affected and other vulnerable communities. TPO Nepal is a knowledge-driven, innovative organization working in areas disrupted by violence and poverty. We strive to develop local psychosocial, mental health and conflict resolution capacity and systems that promote community resilience, quality of life and self-reliance through education, research, service delivery and advocacy.

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Research Supervisor (RS)

Research & Development

Apply Before : 2020-02-01 (Closed)

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    Full Time
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    Senior Level
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    3 Years
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Job Description:

Project information:

EMILIA project (e-mhGAP Intervention Guide in Low and middle income countries: Impact and Acceptability) is a 3-years research project which aims to carry out a proof-of-concept study to use the e-version of clinical guidelines for the integration of mental health into primary health care on a mobile device, which aims to support in assessment and management of mental health problems. This will be implemented in few Municipalities/Rural Municipalities in Jhapa district from February 2020.


TPO Nepal seeks competent, committed, and result-oriented candidates for the position of Research Supervisor (RS)

Job Title:  Research Supervisor (RS)

Station: Jhapa District

Duration:  1.5 years

Number of opening: One

Starting date: 15 February 2020

Responsibilities :

  • Lead the planning, designing, and implementation of Emilia's research activities.
  • Assist in development, finalization, translation, and adaptation of research instruments.
  • Planning, coordinating and supervising the activities of research assistants.
  • Assist in data management and analysis: This includes array of activities including data quality control/ checking, cleaning, coding, entry, analysis and interpretation.
  • Along with the Project Coordinator, coordinate with local government agencies, health workers and other concerned stakeholders to ensure smooth flow of research activities in the district.
  • Perform all the other tasks required for implementation of research activities as assigned.
  • Take part in academic article/ journal writings and publication.
  • Regular field visits throughout the district is required (a valid two-wheeler driving license is preferred)
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the Project Coordinator and PI.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good interpersonal, and written communication skills in both English and Nepali
  • Proficient in Nepali typing
  • Experience in development and use of Open Data Kit (ODK)
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with mental health research and prior academic publications
  • Knowledge and working experience on mental health Gap Action Program (mhGAP) intervention guide is preferred

Education + Experience

  • Completion of minimum of Master’s Degree in related field (Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology, or related fields).
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in research especially in mixed (qualitative and quantitative research) and familiar with quantitative mental health research tools

Apply Instruction

Interested qualified and motivated candidates meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply along with cover letter, updated resume (CV) and expected salary to: no later than 31 January, 2020.

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