Research Associate Wanted at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad Off campus

Research Faculty Recruitment 2024 Job vacancy notification announced by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad Off-Campus – Research Associate for the 2024-2025 academic year. Eligible candidates may apply through Email on or before 5th May 2024.


Date Posted: 4th May 2024

Hiring Organization: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad Off-Campus

Organization Profile: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and is a deemed university fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India. TISS offers over 50 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. Masters’ programmes are offered in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies. TISS is a research university with M. Phil. and Ph. D. programme and basic and applied research in a range of areas. A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute facilitating strong linkages between education, research, field action and Dissemination. The Institute provides significant space and resources for basic and policy research; and has research collaboration with some of the best universities and institutions across all continents. TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunity to scholars committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action, and invites interested scholars in Social Sciences and allied disciplines located within and outside India to apply for faculty positions in its schools and centres.

Job Title: Research Associate

Employment Type: Temporary

Project Title: A Study on Women, Shivashaktis and Jogtas in Yellamma and Other Shakti Traditions of Telangana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Funded by: Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR)

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Preferences will be given the candidates with the following educational and experience criteria

  • Post-graduate in Social Sciences disciplines (55% minimum) with NET/ M.Phil/ PhD
  • Verbal and written fluency in Telugu/Kannada/Marathi will be preferred.
  • Experience in handling both qualitative and quantitative data-collection, data-processing, and data interpretation is essential
  • Good English language skills (writing samples to be included)
  • Technical skills to manage qualitative and quantitative data software
  • Prior experience in any research project for one year minimum will be given preference
  • Candidates must demonstrate willingness to travel as and when required as per the project requirements

Location and terms of service:

  • The position is full-time and it is based in Hyderabad. The term for the position is six months renewed up to TWO years based on the performance. Employee will be paid consolidated Honorarium of Rs.47000/- per month
  • Once appointed, the research associate will be expected to reside in Hyderabad for the duration of their appointment.
  • Only the candidates possessing the above-mentioned experience and qualification and in the age group 22-55 years, need apply
  • RA needs to oversee the transcription and translation of data

Job Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Remuneration: Rs. 47000/- per month

Apply Mode: Email

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How to Apply: Those who fit the eligibility criteria and are interested, may email their detailed resume/curriculum vitae to [email protected] on or before 05th May 2024.
Email subject line mentions the title of the project.

Email Address: [email protected]

Postal Address:

Dr Sowjanya. Tamalapakula
Project Coordinator
Assistant Professor,
School of Gender and Livelihoods
TISS, Hyderabad Off-Campus
K.B. Campus, Turkayamjal,
Nagarjuna Sagar Road, Hyderabad 501510

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