India Digital Health Net
Digital Health Fellow
Location: Remote with future transition to Cambridge, MA
India Digital Health Network
The India Digital health Network at Harvard is looking for a medical informatician with training and interest in digital health implementation science in the developing world. The candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers at Harvard and with academic centers, and state agencies in India to evaluate and optimize the implementation of a population-level digital health program targeting tens of millions of households.
The candidate primarily be involved in implementation science research (remotely, until it is safe to travel) and will have an opportunity to co-design and develop Digital Health Innovation Labs at several publicly-run primary care centers. Statistical support will be provided.
The candidate will be hired through Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. The candidate will serve as the 2021 fellow at the India Digital Health Network at the Harvard Mittal Institute and will have the opportunity to participate in the academic life of the center.
This is a full-time position, though part-time applications will be considered for highly-qualified matches or clinical informatics fellows in training. The start date is flexible, but an early 2021 hire is preferred. The candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and comfortable with uncertainty. The candidate should be self-motivated and able to function with limited direction. The candidate will report to Dr. Satchit Balsari at Harvard, and Dr. Tony Raj, Dean and chair of medical informatics at St. John’s Research Institute, Bangalore.
- Experience deploying electronic health records or digital applications, preferably in low resource settings
- Understanding of interoperability standards, and familiarity with evolving data privacy norms
- Preference will be given to candidates with formal training in medical informatics;
- Prior experience working in resource-constrained settings is desirable;
- Post-doc applicants are encouraged to apply;
- Familiarity with Kannada and a clinical background are desirable, but not necessary.
Please send a resume and a one-page bio summarizing your training and relevant skill sets, as well as your professional goals for the next three years, to Balsarimail@hsph.harvard.edu (Subject: Digital Health Fellow).