SOCIAL SCIENCES

JOB POST: Researchers in Sociology @ South Asian University [10 Months, Stipend Rs. 4.5L]: Apply by Jan 31

By: Priyanka Barik| 19 Jan 2019 6:10 AM

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Department of Sociology, South Asian University in collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Germany) invites application for the following posts:

Short-Term Researchers (03): Position will be based in North East India, Sri Lanka, and Bihar.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Masters’ degree in social sciences.
  • Research experience of at least four-five years. However, promising candidates with lesser experience may also be eligible.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Must be proficient in English and local languages.

Nature of Work:

  • The researcher must be familiar with the broader conceptual contour of the research outlined below.
  • The task of the researcher will be to engage in ethnographic as well as quantitative research among different social groups in designated region.
  • A detailed book of guidelines (including finances permitted under the project) must be followed by the short term researchers.
  • They would have to follow the suggested methodologies and submit the ethnographic account and other materials collected during the field work within ten days of completion of field work.
  • The researcher will have to produce a paper of approximately 10,000 words at the end of the research and will have to submitted a detailed narrative report every two months.
  • S/he must be ready to interact with the respondents irrespective of their social/economic/religious background.
  • It would require the incumbent to travel to different parts of the region.

Duration of Work: The researcher will be appointed for the ten (10) months.

Stipend:

The researcher will be tentatively paid a total of Rs.450,000/- to be paid in installments every two months dependent on the submission of required documents/write up.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates may apply with the following documents to Ms. Ragini Pant, Senior Researcher, Department of Sociology, South Asian University or to marxistschool2014@gmail.com:

  1. Detailed CV.
  2. A one page description of how they would design their fieldwork (picking up a tentative woman academic/activist/movement) and present a work plan.
  3. One page Statement of interest on why do you want to take up this assignment.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019.

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