Job Opportunity for Research Associate – Gender and Health at CSEP

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The Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) is seeking to expand its team working on health policy.   We are looking to hire a social scientist or economist as Research Associate  (3-5  years of experience) with interest in health policies and their intersection with issues of identity, specifically gender. We are looking for candidates who have a broad understanding of the health sector and institutions, and gender; have research experience, and are able to conduct both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

About CSEP

The Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) conducts independent, in-depth, and policy-relevant research, and provides evidence-based recommendations to the challenges facing India and the world. It draws on the expertise of its researchers, extensive interactions with policy makers as well as convening power to enhance the impact of research. Our researchers work across the domains of Economic Growth and Development including Health, Urbanization; Energy, Natural Resources, Climate change and Sustainability; and Foreign Policy and Security. All our research and policy recommendations are freely available to the public.

CSEP is based in New Delhi and registered as a company limited by shares and not for profit, under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act, 2013).

Key Requisites

The Research Associate would ideally have a PhD in the social sciences or economics from a recognized institution and experience with empirical and policy-oriented research.  The candidate should have the ability to work on topics of health, and gender. Expertise required would include both qualitative and quantitative research, experience of handling large datasets, and skills to conduct policy analysis, econometrics and data/statistical analysis.

Responsibilities include

The Research Associate is expected to support the conceptualization of research studies, and independently undertake them.  This will require working with large data sets, data analysis, and interaction with diverse stakeholders within and outside of government.  The candidate would need to have good verbal and presentation skills.

CSEP is an independent, non-partisan research organisation based in New Delhi. It is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons regardless of race, colour, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.

To apply, please submit a resume and a work sample along with two references by January 1 2023. Please submit your resume at and apply with the subject line ‘Research Associate– Human Development. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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