Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Organization: Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Apply By: 06 Jun 2019

Location: Mumbai(Maharashtra)

About the organization

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a multi-campus public funded research university in Mumbai, India. TISS is Asia's oldest institute for professional social work[1] education and was founded in 1936 in then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. In 1944, the institute was officially renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and in 1964, the Government of India declared TISS as Deemed university under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

Job description

  • Scope of work: Research Support, Programming, Content Development, Knowledge Dissemination
  • Description of Responsibilities:
  • Assist with preparation of Research Design, Tools and Assessment Frameworks
  • Assist in creating Effective Communication Strategies, Outreach, Co-ordinate External and Internal Communications flow
  • Contribute to organizing of a National Level Conference by collating abstracts, coordinating with presenters and other duties as required in line with skills, experience and role


  • Currently enrolled/ Recent Graduates in a Masters’ degree (and/or higher) in Social Science(s), Media studies and/or Communications
  • Good Writing Skills and understanding of Research Methodologies
  • Proficient in MS Office tools. A general understanding of word processors, spreadsheet programs
  • Knowledge of designing software like ADOBE Photoshop is a big plus
  • Fluency in English (written and oral). Knowledge of regional languages will be advantageous
  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
How to apply

To Apply: Interested Candidates interested in being part of the TISS AESDII IN—TURN AROUND network may write to tissaesdii@gmail.com with a one-page statement of purpose and updated CV with availability of time. Please mention ‘AESDII Internship 2019 - RA’ in the subject line of your email

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