Applications are invited for the positions under CETE of the Centre, in TISS Mumbai Campus.
1. Position: Research Associate
2. No of Posts: 01
3. Key Responsibilities:
a. Participate in workshops on research design for research studies. Contribute to Landscape Mapping Study through conducting secondary literature review, gathering relevant policy documents and managing interviews of KIIs. Contribute to a Mixed methods Study for sections specific to Nepal. Source and index research reports and publications. Assist and contribute to data gathering, data management and analysis for the two studies. Assist in implementation of research tools. Provide contextual support for iterations in research design and tools.
b. Draft, write reports and literature reviews for sections specific to Afghanistan/Maldives. Manage all data and documents pertaining to the assigned section in both the studies. Contribute to compiling the Compendium on Action research studies and Guidelines on Distance Teaching-Learning. Participate in all meetings pertaining to research activities. Collaboratively present insights/summaries of research outputs as and when required or at conferences /symposiums. Liaise and coordinate with research team members at TISS. Contribute to writing blogs/experiential accounts of research activities. Assist in any additional research and writing assignments
4. Qualifications and Experience:
a. PhD (desirable) in Education and related field OR Masters with 5 years of experience in conducting research on TPD/TE/ Teaching-Learning, Familiarity with research on pedagogy and practices of Teacher professional Development in Nepal. Experience of using research tools of quantitative and qualitative nature.
b. Ability to capture insights from learner data on LMS/CoP/observations of workshops. Knowledge of research methodologies on curriculum and pedagogies for teacher education/TPD/Action research/ Tools and techniques for distance teaching and learning etc. Ability to handle tasks independently and meet deadlines. Knowledge of data analysis, drafting research papers and reports and a range of production tasks. Excellent communication and writing /drafting skills. Experience of contributing to research on TPD, TE and Teachers in Nepal/South Asia
5. Duration: One year (extendable based on project need and performance)
6. Remuneration: Gross monthly remuneration for the position is in the range of Rs.45,000/- to 55,000/- per month, commensurate with qualification and experience.
7. Location: Mumbai / Bengaluru