Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Research Associate to work on a Project sponsored by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Department of Economics and Finance, BITS, Hyderabad Campus, Telungana within 24th April 2021
Post Date: 12th April 2021
Hiring Organization: Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Organization Profile: The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to “train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information”. The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla – an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi). What started in early 1900s as a small school, blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of International standing. This university was christened as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, known to many as BITS, Pilani.
Title of the Project: “Women’s Falling Participation in Labour Force in India: A Ground Level Investigation into Factors and Obstacles in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana”
Duration of the project: 10 Months
Name of the Post: Research Associate
No. of posts: One (Temporary)
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rishi Kumar
Co-Principal Investigators: Dr. Archana Srivastava, Dr. Sudatta Banerjee and Dr. Swati Alok
Funded By: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Fellowship amount: Rs. 25,000 per month (Consolidated)
Job Location: Hyderabad, Telungana
- Post graduate in any economics/ social science discipline.
- Strong command over MS Word, MS Excel and Statistical software.
- Good command over data analysis and econometrics, statistical software (STATA, R or others) and good writing skill.
- Candidates with prior experience in secondary research, primary research, data cleaning and data analysis.
- Good communication skills
Apply Mode: Email
Last Date: 24th April 2021
How to Apply: Interested candidates, with the above-mentioned qualifications, can send their detailed CV (compulsory information sought is provided below) and a writing sample, to the Principal Investigator’s email ID. The subject line for the email should be: “Application for the position of Research Associate-NHRC project”. The deadline for applying is 24th April, 2021.
E-Mail ID: [email protected]
Rishi Kumar, Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics and Finance
BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus,
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal,
Medchal District – 500078,
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