Department of Economic Sciences

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Project Manager to work on a project titled “Courts, Networks and Start-ups: Institutions matter for small enterprise development in South Asia”, sponsored by IDRC, Canada. The position requires a minimum commitment of 6 months. This position is purely temporary and contractual.

Number of Positions: 02

11000-1100-22000/- per month in accordance with qualification/experience.

Minimum Qualification:
A) Post Graduate (M.Sc./MA) or Graduate (B. Sc. / B.A. / B. Com / BBA / BCA) + 3 years relevant experience

  • Requirements

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's candidates with at least 3 years of relevant work experience preferably in economics or a related field. Field experience and a strong interest in public policy and economic development is a must. Excellent oral and written English and Hindi communication skills and proficiency in Stata and the Microsoft Office suite. Mature, self-directed individual with ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced working environment. Willingness to travel and do field work.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in economics or related field will be  experience in working with household level Indian data like IHDS, REDS & NSS as well as experience in Stata is highly desirable. Candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage with policy partners of various levels.


  • Designing survey questionnaires, conducting qualitative research, refining study design and surveying instruments
  • Travel to various parts of the country to seek out and collect administrative data from policy partners and government agencies
  • Review and report on academic literature of requested topics in support of policy briefs and research projects
  • Conduct data cleaning, analysis on primary and large secondary data sets using STATA
  • Prepare detailed project reports for the funding agencies

How to apply 
Send an email with a copy of your CV and academic transcript, along with the names of two references to The last date is 14th Nov, 2017. We will get in touch with you in case you are shortlisted for an interview.

Dr. Sarani Saha

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur