The Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action (SOCHARA) is a not for profit, interdisciplinary resource group of community health professionals utilizing multiple pathways to facilitate and promote the goal of Health for All since 1991 ( This is our 40th year having commenced as the Community Health Cell in January 1984.

The Community Health Learning Programme (CHLP) and Masters in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health (MPH-CH) Programme are two structured postgraduate training programmes for young persons facilitated through the SOCHARA School of Public Health, Equity and Action (SOPHEA).

We are looking for a dynamic, socially committed, competent senior public health professional at SOCHARA – SOPHEA, to be based in Bengaluru.

Prerequisites: MD Community Health or Master’s in Public Health (MPH), passion and commitment to Health for ALL, with a good academic background, five years of experience or more.

Desired personal qualities: Value based with professional attributes, good written and oral communication skills, basic management abilities, well versed with basic IT skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Core SOPHEA Team (and with Team SOCHARA in all clusters) in conducting the hybrid CHLP, MPH-CH accredited with the Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong, Meghalaya. Help conduct short training programs
  • Manage the academic calendar with the team; help learners develop personal learning objectives; take buddy responsibilities
  • Facilitate learning modules, work with learning facilitators for the same, content review to update learning materials
  • Develop and assess module – based assignments and quiz for learners
  • Mentor learners, organize mentors connect meetings
  • Lead module delivery for select learning modules
  • Plan short courses from the existing content
  • Organize journal club, book club for learners and the team
  • Support documentation, filing and archiving of the program
  • Participate in and support ongoing review processes

Remuneration: Remuneration will be based on experience.

How to apply?

  • Write to the Secretary-Coordinator, SOCHARA, Bangalore by email (details given below), with your CV.
  • Provide the names of at least two referees with their postal address, telephone numbers and email address;

Please write to us for any further queries. Interview – face-to-face in Bangalore or via zoom call for short listed candidates.

LAST DATE: 18th April 2024

Apply to: The Secretary – Coordinator, SOCHARA, No. 359, 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Bangalore – 560 034. Phone: 080-25531518

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