Research Officer and Assistant at TISS Mumbai
SOCIAL SCIENCES

Research Officer and Assistant at TISS Mumbai [2 Positions]: Apply by June 18

Applications are invited for Research Officer and Assistant at TISS Mumbai for the year 2021. The last date of application submission is 18 June 2021.

The Centre for Science, Technology & Society, School of Habitat Studies, Mumbai invites applications for one research officer and one research assistant position for eighteen months to work in the field of forest rights and governance.

Research Officer

The research officer will closely work with the local community in Kalahandi and Nayagarh Districts of Odisha and will carry out independent research and policy advocacy work on community forest rights and governance. Broadly, the position requires to- (1) analyse the policy and institutional potential and challenges in the recognition and post recognition of community forest rights, (2) critically examine the livelihood and governance implications of community forest rights. The position requires intensive field work and discussion with government officers, Gram Sabha members, local NGOs and experts as per the requirement of the project.

Number of positions: Research Officer (1)

Location: Research Officer (Odisha)

Tenure: Eighteen Months (July 2021-December 2022)

Salary Per Month: Rs. 30,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters in social science and law
  • Knowledge in the field of forest rights and governance
  • Fluent in reading and speaking Odia
Research Assistant

The research assistant will document and analyse field reports and database on the implementation of forest rights in India.

Location: Maharashtra/Odisha

Tenure: Eighteen Months (July 2021-December 2022)

Salary Amount: (July-December 2021: Rs.15,000), (January-December 2022: Rs. 17,000)

Eligibility Criteria for Research Assistant

  • Masters in social science and law, preference will be given to Mphil and PhD scholars
  • Knowledge in the field of forest rights and governance
  • Good writing and analytical skill
Important Dates

Applications for both the above positions should reach tissrrrg[at]gmail.com on or before 18th June 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview on 22nd and 23rd June 2021.

How to Apply?

Soft copy of detailed CV to be sent by an email with the subject line: “Application for the post of research officer/ assistant to tissrrrg[at]gmail.com.

Click here to view the official notification of Research Officer and Assistant at TISS Mumbai.


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