Job Opportunity for Lead – Research at Udhyam Learning Foundation in Bengaluru

Website Udhyam Learning Foundation

About Udhyam Learning Foundation:

At Udhyam Learning Foundation (ULF), our vision is to “co-create a caring world, where people fearlessly pursue their potential”

Udhyam Shiksha works on developing entrepreneurial mindsets amongst youth, which would enable them to strive towards their potential. We are a high energy & open organisation. To know more about us, please visit our website. You can also find us on Facebook.

Research is a new function within Udhyam Shiksha that aims to create practical and theoretical learning propositions for the education sector, development practitioners and policymakers, based on Udhyam’s work across states. The function hopes to be interdisciplinary in taking on different research areas and collaborating with scholars and specialists across the globe.  

We are looking for a candidate who can work actively with different organisations, institutions, academic networks and publication houses to lead the process of generating both quantitative and qualitative research related to Udhyam’s work.

Role & Responsibilities: 

  • Conceptualise the goals and deliverables for this function.
  • Forge research collaborations with leading organisations to augment the scope and depth of research
  • Build a network of like-minded organisations and scholars in the sector 
  • Partner with and onboard relevant research networks and publication houses to manage deliverables.
  • Manage the partners and review the research work undertaken by them. 
  • Conceptualise and write research papers, book chapter contributions, working papers and reports based on Udhyam’s data.
  • Manage quantitative and qualitative data collection from the field.
  • Plan dissemination of research and present our research work at various academic and social research forums.
  • Write research grants to attract funding towards Udhyam’s research projects.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Research conceptualisation
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Understanding of large scale operations 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse set of people  
  • Understanding of innovative research dissemination

Other Requirements: 

  • PhD/Post Doctoral researcher from a UGC recognised University (awarded or submitted) or an equivalent experience of five to seven years in working with the research teams for large scale projects
  • Experience in directly working with publication houses, editorial desks of journals will be an advantage
  • Highly creative and entrepreneurial

Compensation:  Aligned with the  market compensation norms of the development sector. 

Commitment: Full time

Location: Can be based anywhere in India, with the willingness to travel to research sites as necessary.

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