Senior Field Action Research Fellow

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, India

Skill Required:, Education ManagementProject/ Programme ManagementResearch and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th October, 2020

Job Description

About the Organization:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a deemed university fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India. TISS offers over 50 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. Masters’ programmes are offered in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas.


The Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR) is an Independent Centre at TISS Mumbai which was established in 2015 to engage with and promote innovation in school curriculum, teacher education and higher education curriculum and pedagogy. The Centre incubates and promotes innovations that address the needs of India education to raise quality and standards and relevant to the developing world, and the innovative use of new technologies and media. The Centre is actively engaged in research, development, teaching, field action/action research and advocacy and offers opportunities for national and international collaboration, innovation and excellence in teaching and research.

Position: Field Action Research Fellow/ Senior Field Action Research Fellow

Job Description

Field Action Research Fellows/ Senior Field Action Research Fellow (one position) CLIx involves large scale field implementation where CEIAR work directly and in collaboration with implementation partners. Field Action Research Fellow will be working with the implementation team primarily on implementation of teacher professional development, student module implementation, scaling and research & documentation.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage with Education Technology based initiative for government schools and teacher professional development
  • Work closely with the Implementation leads and coordinate with other groups of the project to plan, manage, execute, monitor, report and document and support the process of field implementation
  • Research and documentation on various themes of field intervention
  • Liase with government departments for implementation, expansion, collaborations
  • Co-ordinate/ organizing orientations/programs, as necessary
  • Take up capacity building or teaching or other assignments as may be decided by the project lead.


  • Post-graduates in Education/ Development Studies/ Social Work/ Social Entrepreneurship or equivalent from recognized institutions.

Experience (4-8 years):

  • 4 years for Post-graduation and 2 years for MPhil/ Ph.D.
  • Working with field teams involving coordination etc, preferably in school education
  • Project management and execution
  • Education Technology


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