Research Associate (Economics/Development Studies)

Position: Research Associate (Economics/Development Studies)
Location: New Delhi

Assignment type: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


The Research Associate will be responsible for overseeing research projects, conducting research, analysing data, and assisting the Project Head.

Major Responsibilities:

  • To lead and oversee research projects related to economic and development studies 
  • To assist the Project Head
  • To guide researchers in the project.
  • Ensures outreach and partnership with the  academic community of economic/development studies including university and institutions
  • Provides appropriate support to researchers in writing, editing, and publishing research results 
  • Leads and develops internal and external research and policy networks 
  • Edit articles, reports and research papers for the website
  • Write reports and research-based articles to a high academic standard
  • To assist the outreach, communications and implementation of CSPS activities  
  • Contributes in event organization, including meetings, conferences and seminars (and webinars), invites experts as speakers and discussants for special event series and other events
  • Contribute to policy brief preparation

Qualifications & Skills

  • MPhil or PhD (desirable) in Economics/Development Studies
  • Strong research skills, including experience with econometric software such as STATA, R, SPSS etc
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Familiarity with economic theories, data analysis, and research methods
  • Knowledge of development issues and policies, including poverty reduction, inequality, and sustainability
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, with experience in publishing research articles and reports
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Experience working in a research or academic environment
  • Excellent writing and speaking communication; fluency in another Indian language is desirable

Application Instructions

  • Deadline: Applications are being accepted and reviewed until the position is filled
  • To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample through the link: Apply Now
  • Please direct queries to [email protected]