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Fairwork India is looking for Research Assistants

Posted on 10.01.2023
We are hiring!

The multi-year Fairwork Project, at the Center for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP), International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB), which examines labour standards in the platform economy, invites applications for THREE Research Assistants.

POSITION 1

Location: New Delhi

Experience: 0-2 years

Duration: 25 January 2023 to 31 August 2023 with likely extension. Full time.

Responsibilities :

  • Interviewing platform workers, and engaging in discussions with platforms and other actors in the platform economy.
  • Participating in the analysis of the data and the scoring of platforms.
  • Identifying relevant academic literature and other articles for the analysis of the findings.

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in any social science discipline (including, but not limited to, anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, public policy, sociology, or urban planning/studies).
  • Prior experience conducting any form of qualitative (or quantitative) research for a project/thesis.
  • Professional proficiency in English and Hindi.
  • Familiarity with the city.
  • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Please email fairwork@iiitb.ac.in with your CV, cover letter and writing samples. In your cover letter, mention your expected salary.

The subject of your email must say Application for Research Assistant, New Delhi. Email your application no later than 16 January 2023.

POSITION 2

Location: Bangalore

Experience: 0-2 years

Duration: 25 January 2023 to 31 August 2023 with likely extension. Full time.

Responsibilities :

  • Interviewing platform workers, and engaging in discussions with platforms and other actors in the platform economy.
  • Participating in the analysis of the data and the scoring of platforms.
  • Identifying relevant academic literature and other articles for the analysis of the findings.

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in any social science discipline (including, but not limited to, anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, public policy, sociology, or urban planning/studies).
  • Prior experience conducting any form of qualitative (or quantitative) research for a project/thesis.
  • Professional proficiency in English and Kannada. Familiarity with Hindi/Tamil/ Telugu a bonus.
  • Familiarity with the city.
  • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Please email fairwork@iiitb.ac.in with your CV, cover letter and writing samples. In your cover letter, mention your expected salary. The subject of your email must say Application for Research Assistant, Bangalore. Email your application no later than 16 January 2023.

POSITION 3

Location: Bangalore

Experience: 0-2 years

Duration: 25 January 2023 to 31 August 2023 with likely extension. Full time.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviewing platform workers, and engaging in discussions with platforms and other actors in the platform economy.
  • Participating in the analysis of the data and the scoring of platforms.
  • Identifying relevant academic literature and other articles for the analysis of the findings.

Requirements:

  • A legal background (preferably in labour law), with a Law degree
  • Prior experience conducting any form of qualitative (or quantitative) research for a project/thesis.
  • Professional proficiency in English and Kannada. Familiarity with Hindi/Tamil/ Telugu a bonus.
  • Familiarity with the city.
  • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Please email fairwork@iiitb.ac.in with your CV, cover letter and writing samples. In your cover letter, mention your expected salary. The subject of your email must say Application for Research Assistant (Law), Bangalore. Email your application no later than 16 January 2023.