Job Opportunity For Research Associate – Attrition and Attitudinal formations of Police Constables (MPP)- J-PAL South Asia Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Website J-Pal

key Responsibilities :

  • Research Associates work closely with academic researchers and other field staff to perform a variety tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Overseeing the implementation of the evaluation in accordance to the research design in association with our project partner, the Madhya Pradesh state police
  • Maintaining relationship with partner organization at both headquarter and field levels
  • Designing survey questionnaires, conducting qualitative research, running pilot exercises, refining study design and survey instruments
  • Managing teams: Recruit, train and supervise both field-based and data operations teams consisting of project assistants, field managers, field-based surveyors, data entry operators and other field and office staff
  • Travel to project sites to monitor and coordinate field activities
  • Ensuring that the project complies with IRB and JPAL data collection and security protocols
  • Coordinating with teams across different verticals within JPAL on a variety of operational tasks
  • Supervising data collection and data-entry, and ensuring data quality and productivity
  • Assisting with data cleaning, preliminary data analysis, and preparation of documents and presentations for dissemination
  • Reporting to PI and RM on all of the above-mentioned activities and any other work assigned
  • Maintain compliance with all J-PAL protocols and policies.
     Desired Qualifications and Experience:
  •  Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields
  • 1-2 years’ Experience of working in a developing country.
  • Excellent management/ organizational skills and able to solve unexpected problems
  • Excellent quantitative skills (required), qualitative skills (preferred)Knowledge of Stata (required) and Survey CTO Familiarity with RCTs
  • Willingness to travel
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player
  • Ability to deal with unstructured and dynamic environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Hindi (both spoken and written) 
  • Note on Work Authorizations:
  • Candidates must have work authorization to work in India. 
    How to Apply
    If you are interested in this position, please click on the apply button on the JD here; the first-time users will be asked to sign up and upload the CV, cover letter, and academic transcripts (optional).

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