Junior Research Fellow, Panjab University, Chandigarh, for the project “Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable Food Supplies (TIGR2ESS)”. This is a Global Challenges Research Fund Project of UK Research Councils, which is a multi-institution research collaboration led by the University of Cambridge.
The focus of the work of the position will be on ‘Impacting Wellbeing in Rural and Urban Communities: Education, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship leading to improved Human Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing’ (Flagship Programme 6 of the project of which more details can be viewed at the web-link given above).
The work is primarily field based and would require extensive travelling, especially in Punjab. The applicant should have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a good working knowledge of Punjabi.
Masters and NET in Economics/Management/Public Administration with 55% (5% relaxation to SC/ST as per UGC norms).
The Research Fellow will be studying the economic sustainability of organically grown crops as an alternative to conventional farming; policies and practices of agricultural diversification etc. There will be extensive survey work, largely based on primary data. The Research Fellow’s tasks will include the following:
- Reviewing literature
- Conducting extensive farm surveys
- Conducting workshops etc.
- Interventions using action research methodology
- Tracking the progress of the intervention(s)
- Data management, analysis, documentation, report writing, presentation.
Applications are invited from Indian Nationals in the google form by 12th March, 2021.
₹ 31,000+16% HRA p.m. (NET Qualified) & ₹ 20,000+16% HRA p.m. (non-NET Qualified).