Azim Premji University seeks a Research Associate to join an action research project of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the Azim Premji University, School of Development titled ‘Inclusive Approach to Sustainability in a Subsistence Economy: A Comparative Study of two Scheduled Tribe Dominant Districts of Odisha and Kerala’.
The Azim Premji University was established in 2010 with the distinct social purpose and vision of education for change, to contribute to the realization of a just, equitable, humane, and sustainable society. It offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and professional training programs in the field of education, development, and public policy & governance.
The project will consist of research work in sustainability and the scope of work would include – Structured review of literature, analysis of secondary data, designing quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, support in the field for testing the tools, coordination of and support in the fieldwork in Odisha and Kerala, data cleaning and analysis, participating in project discussions and workshops along with general support in the smooth running of the project throughout the period of association.
The Research Associate will be largely operating from the Azim Premji University, Bangalore campus. The field locations for the project are Koraput, Odisha, and Wayanad In Kerala.
- Postgraduate or Ph.D. in Social Science or Science (preferably Ecology and Environmental Sciences) with minimum 55% marks and NET/ SLET/ M.Phil.
- She or he should have good research skills – the ability to engage with quantitative and qualitative research methods – analytical ability, documentation, report writing, and communication skills.
- Experience in doing field-based research and working with tribal communities are desirable qualifications.
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- Curriculum Vitae
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