ICRIER Invites Applications for the position of Research Assistant/Associate
The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) is inviting applications for the position of Research
Assistant/ Research Associate for their Digital Economy, Start-Up and Innovation (DESI) team. We are looking for bright, motivated, and enthusiastic candidates interested in policy research related to the digital economy, technology, and telecommunication.
Qualifications and Experience:
− Candidates with postgraduate/master’s degrees in economics, public policy, or related fields and candidates with an integrated five-year law degree are encouraged to apply.
− Candidates from different disciplines or with multi-disciplinary backgrounds with experience in policy work or inclined to transition to policy work are encouraged to apply.
− For the position of a Research Assistant, candidates with a master’s degree and work experience between 0-2 years are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply.
− For a Research Associate the candidate must have a minimum of two years of work experience post a Master’s degree / a five-year integrated law course.
− Knowledge and experience of both qualitative and quantitative research methods and familiarity with interdisciplinary research methodologies will be necessary.
− Prior knowledge and research experience on digital policy and digital economy issues would be a plus.
− Fluency in oral and written English will be welcome.
− Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team will be important.
− Contribute to research-related activities that include data collection and statistical analysis, literature review, regulatory benchmarking, report writing, etc.
− Create and manage databases
− Design questionnaires for field-level surveys
− Write independent blogs and policy briefs
− Organize events and stakeholder consultations as per the requirements of different research projects.
− Contribute to the writing of research proposals, white papers, policy briefs, and reports
− Contribute to institutional activities such as supporting the IT Committee, Library Committee or volunteering for event rapporteuring, etc.
Please send your applications to Rahul Sharma (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject title “Research Assistant/ Associate Application – ICRIER DESI 2023” with the following:
1. Curriculum Vitae with contact details
2. Contact details of 2 referees
3. Brief Writing Sample (Maximum 1000 words).
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Last date of application is October 9th, 2023.