Birla Institute of Technology & Science BITS Pilani

Research Assistant Social Sciences Jobs in Hyderabad - Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani

M Phil / Ph.D,MA
Last Date to Apply: 30-11-2019
Research Assistant Social Sciences - Job Details Date of Posting: 02-11-2019

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of Research Assistant Social Sciences  to work on the following project sponsored by BITS Research Initiation Grant, under the supervision of Dr. Lavanya Suresh, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.

Title of the project: Alternative ways of understanding ecological conservation

Eligibility requirements: M.A./ M.Phil. in Social Sciences (Political Science/ Sociology/ Anthropology /Development Studies/Economics/Gender Studies/Human Rights/Natural Resource Governance/ Environment Studies/Geography) Strong command over MS Word/Excel is required
The candidate has to have good command over a south Indian language – either Tamil/
Malayalam /Telegu/ Kannada (speaking and writing)Candidate must be willing to travel

Desirable: Candidates with prior experience in the social sciences related field work, data collection and data analysis; those who have engaged in report writing/publications in peer reviewed journals;
having good command over English will be preferred. Candidates who reside in Karnataka are
encouraged to apply. Female candidates will be given preference. 

No. of posts: One (Temporary)

Duration: Time bound for a period of 4 months. You will be expected to join in the first week
of January.

Fellowship amount: Rs. 20,000 per month (Consolidated)

How To Apply

Interested candidates, with the above-mentioned qualifications, can send their complete bio data along with a duly filled application (format given below),to the Project Director's email ID which is

The subject line for the email should be: “Applying for the position of RA”. The deadline for sending the application and bio data is 30th Nov, 2019.

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About Birla Institute of Technology & Science BITS Pilani

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education.The primary motive of BITS is to 'train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information'.The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi).