Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/118

Applications are invited for temporary or contractual post of Field Investigator under the project entitled "Assessment of service quality at homestays: A study of rural tourism destinations in Northern Himalayas"

Post: Field Investigator

No. of Positions: One (1)

Salary (Consolidated): INR 15,000 per month

Minimum Qualification: Post-graduate in any social science discipline including Management with minimum 55% marks

Desirable Experience: Tourism marketing, Primary data collection via field interviews, focused group discussions, observations etc. (preferably in rural areas), basic knowledge about qualitative research and qualitative data analysis methods (Content analysis, Thematic analysis, Narrative analysis, Grounded theory etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities: Execution of fieldwork, travel to field sites and interacting with stakeholders, conducting and recording interviews, preparing and maintaining qualitative data, and any 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 Field Investigator.

Last Date for Receiving Applications: 05th June 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. Jitender Kumar
Principal investigator
Department of Industrial and
Management Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur - 208016, Uttar Pradesh