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Call for applications for the post of Director, SIH-RLC, Karigiri, Tamilnadu, India

Schieffelin Institute of Health- Research & Leprosy Centre is a sixty one year old reputed international institution which has made outstanding contributions to understanding and managing leprosy in its clinical, research, training, control and rehabilitation aspects. The institution continues to primarily focus on leprosy, retaining a high degree of leprosy expertise in the post elimination era. Apart from the care for leprosy, the institution has evolved into a 150 bedded secondary level hospital with basic medical services and some specialties. It also runs a School of Nursing and a College of Health Sciences.

It is governed by a “Board of Governors” represented by Leprosy Mission Trust, India, American Leprosy Misison, TLM, Ireland and other experts from within India and abroad.

The institution is advertising for the position of Director. Persons applying should be a Christian and should hold a post graduate qualification in Medicine with at least 15 years’ experience, including five years in senior administrative positions. The age should preferably be between 50 and 55 years.

Persons with experience in leprosy, research, training, who possess the ability to lead a secondary level health institution, will be preferred. Salary will be competitive depending on experience. The incumbent will need to be resident in the campus. The period of tenure will be from January, 2018 for a period of five years with a midterm evaluation.

Please apply to the Chairman, Board of Governors, SIH-RLC, Karigiri – 632106, Tamilnadu, India by 31st July, 2017 (E-mail – directorate@karigiri.org ).