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Research Associate

1 Opening(s)
Cuddles Foundation
Job Summary
Experience Required : 5 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 22 June, 2017
Closing Date : 31 August, 2017
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Communications
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile

About the organization:

  • Cuddles Foundation is the only NGO in India working to provide holistic nutritional support to underprivileged children undergoing treatment for cancer. We work with leading government and charity funded hospitals such as Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and AIIMS, Delhi across to reach out to over 3000 children every month. We provide nutritional supplements, meals, ration and counselling to the patients and their families.


Tasks and Responsibilities

General Administrative 

  • Ensures that the Research topic is unique across the hospitals 
  • Coordinates with Principal Investigator and hospitals, to help ensure that clinical research and related activities are performed with approvals from various ethics committees 
  • Follows up to ensure accurate data collection is happening by PI. Audits the authenticity of the data 

Proposal Budget

  • Collaborates with the PI& fundraising team to prepare a categorised budget and justification. Confirms accuracy and completeness of budgeted costs.Helps in pitching the research to funders by building out proposals. 

Protocol Preparation & Review 

  • Reviews and comprehends the protocol in collaboration with research mentor (the doctors) 
  • Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI. 
  • Prepares other study materials as requested by the PI. 
  • Establishes and checks data collection authenticity and completion


  • Reviews and develops a familiarity with the protocol, e.g., study proceedings and timelines, inclusion and exclusion criteria, confidentiality, privacy protections. 
  • Assists PI in communication of study requirements to all 
  • Collects documents needed to initiate the study and submit to the sponsor 
  • Checks data as required by the protocol. 
  • Maintains research timelines. 
  • Maintains effective and ongoing communication with sponsor, research participants and PI during the course of the study.

Project Closeout

  • Assists the Principal Investigator in submission of accurate and timely closeout documents
  • Graduation/ medical research/ nutrition research/ clinical research
Minimum Experience
  • 5 years of experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong solution-orientation
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Good research & analysis skills


How to Apply
Contact Details
Company Name : Cuddles Foundation
Website :
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email :