Research Associate

Position Summary 

CEGIS is looking to hire Research Associates on a short-term basis (3-6 months) for their engagement with the Telangana State Agriculture Department. The Associates are expected to engage as below.

 

  • The Associate will assist the state team on conducting sample surveys across select districts in Telangana state.

  • The Associate is expected to assist the team in conducting data analysis, developing reports and insights based on the field visits.

  • Associates are expected to engage with multiple agencies including state departments, thereby are expected to have effective interpersonal and communication skills (both spoken and written).

 

Qualifications and Experience Required  

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree or equivalent in engineering, management, public policy, social sciences, life sciences or any related fields.

  • 1-2 years of experience in conducting interviews/ data analysis/ project management.

  • Candidates with the experience of working with state governments or relevant not for profits working in agri-related sectors will be given preference.

Duration of the Role: 3-6 months (extension subject to performance of the candidate)

Nature of Deployment: Contractual

Expected Month of Deployment: January 2022

Compensation: On a competitive basis

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application here.

Pre-reads for the application process

To learn more about the type of reforms CEGIS is seeking to implement in states, please go through the following materials before sending in your application:

 

  1. Podcast episodes with Prof. Karthik Muralidharan – one each on education and healthcare in India.

  2. Collection of Prof. Karthik Muralidharan’s work here.