Applications are invited for Project Coordinator (Social Science) at TISS Patna for the year 2021. The last date of application is 10 November.
The Patna Centre of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) invites applications for one (1) post of Project Coordinator. The post will be filled on contract basis beginning 16 November 2021 until 31 March 2022.
About the Project
The selected candidate will coordinate a research project entitled “Safe Migration from Bihar: Patterns, Policies and Challenges”. The research aims at identifying vulnerabilities that create unsafe conditions for migration, with the probability of migrants falling prey to modern forms of bondage and trafficking. It also seeks to analyse the legislative and policy framework and their implementations and recommend measures for the safety, welfare and protection of migrants from Bihar.
The study will be based on empirical work in Bihar and Mumbai, secondary literature review, and interactions with key stakeholders. Details of the sample size, parameters of data collection, and methodology will be decided in consultation with the Chairperson of the TISS Patna Centre.
Essential qualification and experience: The candidate must have a PhD degree in social sciences. Prior experience of doing research and/or field engagement on the issue of migration is highly desirable. TISS reserves the right to invite persons for interviews who may not have applied for as per the procedure.
The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply now) provided along with this advertisement on Institute’s website. The candidates should take a printout of acknowledgement of the online application and keep it for future reference.
- Last date of receipt of online application: 10.11.2021.
- The shortlisted candidates will be communicated by e-mail and phone call on 11.11.2021.
- An online interview will be conducted on 13.11.2021. Candidates appearing in the interview should be prepared with a presentation on safe, orderly, and regular migration.
- The selected candidate must join on 16.11.2021.
The project coordinator will be responsible for producing a substantive report based on the research as mentioned above.
The first draft of the report must be submitted by the first week of March 2022 or earlier. The final draft must be submitted by the third week of March 2022 for printing.
The Project Coordinator will be paid a consolidated amount at the rate of Rs. 95,000 per month. Travel, fieldwork, and other project-related expenses will be reimbursed as per the budget of the project.
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