Centre for Policy Research, CPR

Last Date - 15-10-2019
City / State - New Delhi , Delhi
Education - ,Post Graduate

Position: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate: State Capacity Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research

Post Name Research Associate/Senior Research Associate
Pay Reporting: The candidate will work with and report to Mekhala Krishnamurthy (Senior Fellow and initiative Director), Arkaja Singh (Fellow), K Rahul Sharma (Senior Researcher)
Educational Qualification

Candidates meeting the following eligibility criteria may consider applying for this position.
1. Hold a Master’s degree in Public Policy/Administration, Economics, Political Science or an exceptional Bachelor’s degree in the same fields;
2. A minimum of 3 (three) years of relevant work experience.
3. Strong quantitative and statistical skills with proficiency in working with large datasets and programming in R. (Candidates proficient in STATA or SPSS should apply but demonstrate the ability to quickly learn R with some guidance);
4. Possess excellent research and writing skills including the ability to undertake thorough literature reviews;
5. Have a demonstrated interest (either through academic writings or work experience) in the working of the Indian bureaucracy and Administrative State;
6. Be organized and able to manage a large, evolving project requiring the execution of a survey across Indian states.

Reporting: The candidate will work with and report to Mekhala Krishnamurthy (Senior Fellow and initiative Director), Arkaja Singh (Fellow), K Rahul Sharma (Senior Researcher).

How to Apply - Please submit your CV and cover letter to statecapacity@cprindia.org Please indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for. All applications will be reviewed starting immediately and eligible candidates will be invited for an interview at the office in New Delhi. The position will be open until filled.

Last date of submission, 15 October 2019