Job Opportunity for Research Associate – Labor at IT for Change in Bengaluru

Website IT for Change

Location: Bengaluru

IT for Change is looking to hire a Researcher to undertake our engagements and projects around issues of platform workers and other digitalization-related labor concerns.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supporting research on emerging challenges of labor in relation to digitalization
  • Tracking changes and updates on the national and global policy arenas around labor
  • Assisting with organizing sessions, campaigns, and attending/presenting at national and international advocacy events
  • Developing written outputs from research initiatives, including reports, academic articles, media pieces, and explainers
  • Enabling the execution of capacity-building initiatives, even in local languages (knowledge of Kannada/Tamil/Hindi preferred)

Interested candidates must have:

  • A Master’s degree in social sciences, including but not limited to, law, public policy, economics, and other allied degrees
  • 3+ years of demonstrable research experience
  • Excellent technical and academic writing skills
  • Training and familiarity with research methodologies
  • A strong public policy orientation
  • Independent project management capacity with a focus on action plans and expected deliverables
  • Experience with managing people and resources effectively in asynchronous, global arrangements
  • Remuneration will be commensurate with prior experience and qualifications. Please note this position is only open for Indian nationals.

How to apply?

Interested candidates may apply to, with a CV and independently-authored writing samples/portfolio. The subject line should be ‘Research Associate – Labor’.

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