Department of Management Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/263

Applications are invited for temporary or contractual post of Research Assistant under the project entitled “A Study on ‘Possessions and Rituals’ among the Lambadi Tribal Community of India”

Post: Research Assistant

No. of Positions: One (1)

Salary (Consolidated): INR 16,000 per month

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D/M.Phil/ Postgraduate in social science discipline including Management (with 55% minimum marks)

Desirable Experience: Primary and secondary data collection and analysis, fieldwork in tribal areas, interdisciplinary research and working with the team, qualitative analysis using MAXQDA/ATLAS.ti/NVivo/Dedoose, and statistical analysis with Excel/SPSS/Python/R

Duties and Responsibilities: Planning and execution of fieldwork(in regions of Telegana), travel to field sites and interacting with stakeholders, conducting and recording individual interviews and focused group discussions, write project reports and academic publications, handling qualitative and/or quantitative data using the most appropriate method, other related work assigned by the reporting authority.

Application procedure: Send you resume indicating relevant experience and a cover letter to the undersigned at with mail subject as “Application for the post of Research Assistant”.

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 14th December 2023 (5:30 PM) 

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by emails. Selected candidates are expected to join at the earliest.

Dr. V Giridhar
Principal investigator
Department of Management Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur - 208016, Uttar Pradesh