Research Assistant

Watershed Organisation Trust, Pune, India

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th December, 2018


Job Description

WOTR is looking out for motivated and suitable candidate as Research Assistant for its Knowledge Management Unit office based in Pune.

Educational Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s in Economics/Social Science, with an experience in using an appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods and may include both pilot and development work;
  • Knowledge and practice in key data analysis software’s . Ability and motivation to learn new software packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years, post qualification experience.
  • Flexible in Travelling to project villages.

Job Description

  • Use an appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative or qualitative methods, may include both pilot and development work;
  • Conducting research and preliminary analysis (e.g. surveys, face-to-face/telephone interviews, focus groups, etc.)
  • Apply a range of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews.
  • Undertake research on various developmental aspects including natural resource management and natural resource based livelihoods in the context of climate change.
  • Publish research outputs in reputed peer reviewed journals; generate quality research reports, research briefs and policy briefs.
  • Design and conduct research including but not limited to: field experiments, scoping reports, systematic reviews and other synthesis products, database development, concept and methods papers and impact evaluations.
  • Involvement in writing project proposals, coordinate and follow up with stakeholders etc.
  • Conduct trainings and capacity building events.

Source:https://wotr.org/research-assistant-economics-behavioral-science


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