Junior Fellow


Location: Mumbai 


About the role

The role of a Junior Fellow at the Institute is to lead research teams and deliver research output. The role requires strong leadership and problem-solving skills to tackle pressing policy challenges at the national and state level. Typically, you will be in charge of a research project, which can be a government engagement (funded by a grant) or an independent study that broadly fits within our research pillars. You will be working as a team with other researchers at the Institute. Your key responsibility will be to deliver research reports, working papers, and briefing papers. While this is primarily a research role, your other responsibilities may include writing proposals, project management, and providing inputs to senior fellows and management on strategy and process management. Your work may require you to travel to other Indian cities for meetings with government agencies and officials. 


Experience and qualifications 

In order to apply, candidates must have an excellent academic record, a Masters degree from a reputed university in either Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, International Relations, Law, History, Sociology, Psychology, Statistics or Mathematics, and at least five years of work and research experience. A PhD degree in these fields is a plus. Candidates must have strong research, writing, and communication skills, which include the ability to formulate research questions, determine and apply the relevant research method, interpret and write about the findings, and communicate research to a generalist audience. 


How to apply

Please fill out the application form here

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