Senior Research Consultant
Nirantar Trust – A Centre for Gender and Education
Location: New Delhi
Apply by: 10/02/2023

Job Description:

Nirantar seeks to appoint a Senior Research Consultant to lead a national-level research study on gender mapping in schools.

The role involves:
1. Designing the national-level research study to be carried out in 10 states over 3 years
2. Leading quantitative and qualitative data collection in select districts of these states with the support of a team
3. Leading research documentation and analysis
4. Report writing (based on this research) for a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to funders, civil society partners, grassroots organisations, regional and international associations, and government functionaries
5. Adhering to Nirantar’s in-house style guidelines and producing publication-ready reports

Essential Qualifications:
1. A research degree (preferably a PhD) in the Humanities, Social Sciences or allied disciplines/fields of study, ideally with a focus on gender and education
2. Minimum 5–7 years of active engagement in quantitative and qualitative research
3. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing teams
4. Fluency in the English language along with strong editorial and writing skills. Having command over English grammar is essential.
5. Knowledge of Hindi and one more Indian language is strongly preferred

We will give preference to women candidates from marginalised backgrounds.

To apply:
Please email with the following:
– An updated resume
– A cover letter detailing your interest in and fit for the position
– A research writing sample
– Name, affiliation and contact detail (phone and email) of two professional references

Please use the subject line “Application: Senior Research Consultant”

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Last date for applications: 10 February 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted online. Candidates may also be asked to submit an assignment if shortlisted.

The selected candidate would be required to work out of our New Delhi office.