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Postdoctoral Fellow/phd Position Jobs in Bangalore - Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC)

Bangalore
M Phil / Ph.D,MSc
Last Date to Apply: 29-04-2019
Postdoctoral Fellow/PhD Position - Job Details Date of Posting: 08-04-2019

Postdoctoral Fellow/PhD Position  conducts  Institute for Social and Economic Change  


Postdoctoral Fellow

Project:“Inclusive Cities through Equitable access to Urban Mobility Infrastructures for India and Bangladesh ”

Requirements
:We are looking for candidates who have:  A PhD in Anthropology, Demography, Sociology, International Development Studies, Urban Planning, Geography, Public Health, or a related field. Experience with conducting qualitative interviews and ethnographic field work in developing countries, and preferably in India. Experience of working in multi-disciplinary and multicultural research teams.  Good organizational skills. 

Experience with organizing workshops, lecture series, and stakeholder meetings.  Excellent written and spoken command of English, as demonstrated by publications in English-language journals and presentations at international conferences. A willingness to contribute proactively to the development of the project.  Knowledge of Hindi is essential and knowledge of Kannada (desirable). 

Job description :This is an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary research team working on innovative approaches to make cities and urban mobility infrastructures more inclusive in India and Bangladesh. The post-doctoral researcher will:  Together with other researchers develop qualitative methods and liaise with nongovernmental organisations, community groups, public transport companies with whom research will be conducted.  Carry out data collection through go-along interviews, focus-groups and observations among transport users and non-users.  Analyse qualitative data and collaborate with researchers to analyse the GIS based data. Take a leading role in the conceptual and methodological innovations required by the project, in collaboration with the other researchers on team. Monitor the projects in Delhi and Bangalore and help to coordinate and administer the overall project, including the organization of workshops and conferences.  Write and co-author academic publications together with other members of the team (Minimum of one paper per year as lead author and co-author paper with the rest of the team),Maintain the website and organise team meetings 

PhD position : Inclusive Cities through Equitable access to Urban Mobility Infrastructures for Bangalore-India (EQUIMOB)

Requirements We are looking for candidates who have: A Masters in Anthropology, Demography, Sociology, International Development Studies, Urban Planning, Geography, Public Health, Community Medicine, or a related field.  Experience with conducting qualitative interviews and ethnographic field work in developing countries, and preferably in India. 

Experience of working in multi-disciplinary and multicultural research teams. Experience with organizing workshops and stakeholder meetings. Excellent written and spoken command of English, as demonstrated by an excellent master thesis, publications in English-language journals (desirable) and presentations at national/international conferences. A willingness to contribute proactively to the development of the project. Good organizational skills.


How To Apply ForPostdoctoral Fellow/PhD Position  conducts  Institute for Social and Economic Change  

Please submit your applications to a.bailey@uu.nl deadline for application April 30th , 2019.

About Institute for Social and Economic Change ISEC

The Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) is an All India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences, established in 1972 by the late Professor V K R V Rao. It is registered as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, to create a blend of field-oriented empirical research and advances in social science theories leading to better public policy formulation.