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Applications are invited for the post of 2 Research Assistants (Full time/ part time) for ICSSR sponsored project as detailed below:

Project title: “Makers of Modern Assam: A Case Study of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi, Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha and Chandraprabha Saikiani”.

Project Director: Dr Suranjana Barua

Co-Project Director: Dr L. David Lal

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, Bongora, Guwahati -781015, Assam, India.

Duration: 3 Months

Emoluments: Consolidated @ Rs 20,000/- p.m.

Essential Qualifications:

·         PhD/ MPhil/Post graduate in any social science discipline with minimum 55% marks and.

Desirable Qualifications:

·         Proficiency in written and spoken English and Assamese.

·         Prior experience of any field research, editing and compiling field work.

·         Knowledge about basic research tools used in Data Collection and Data Analysis in the field of Social Sciences.

Work Description:

·         Selected candidates would be expected to contribute in management and research tasks of the project and assist in field work, data collection and report writing.

·         Selected candidates would be required to travel in few selected districts of Assam and stay there, if required for few weeks during the span of their appointment.

·         Continuation of RAs would be subject to the evaluation and satisfaction of Project Director, failing which they might be subject to removal anytime.

How to apply:

Interested and eligible candidates may mail their applications in prescribed form to Project Director (suranjana@iiitg.ac.in) by 15.5.2020. The short listed candidates will be called for interview at Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, Bongora, Guwahati, 781015, Assam (date to be intimated later). However, no TA/DA will be paid to appear for the interviews.

Date of joining is subject to lock-down being lifted.

Applications must include:

·         Duly filled application in prescribed form

·         Updated recent CV, along with self-attested copies of MA/MPhil/ PhD marksheet.

·         A statement of purpose (500 words) explaining how the candidates aims to contribute to the project and why s/he is most eligible for the advertised position. 



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