Recruitment of Research Associates/Research Assistants

The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) is a premier national institution focused on supporting India’s industrial transformation through policy research, advocacy, and capacity-building activities. Supported by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Government of India, ISID operates from its campus located in the Vasant Kunj Institutional Area in South Delhi. ISID seeks applications from qualified individuals for the positions of Research Assistants/ Associates to support for different research projects broadly focusing on issues of industrial development, trade and FDI, technology & employment; innovation, green industrialization, startups and MSME.

Applications are invited for Research Associates/Assistants on contract for ICSSR funded research project titled ‘Explaining the Conundrum of Service-led Growth in India: Changing Composition of Demand and Income Distribution’. The candidates should possess at least Master’s degree (with minimum 55% marks) in social sciences, preferably in Economics. Those having NET/SLET and pursuing M.Phil. and Ph.D., familiar with NSSO unit level Household Consumer Expenditure Survey data, CMIE Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) database and statistical packages such as Stata would be preferred.

Salary as per ICSSR norms and will be around ₹20,000 per month, depending upon qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made initially for a period of upto six months with possibilities of extension.

Interested candidates may apply with their CV to sroy@isid.org.in on or before 12.10.2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Recruitment of Research Associate/Research Assistant for Project Work

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for the position of Research Associate/Research Assistant on a contract basis for the ICSSR-sponsored project, titled ‘Liberalisation, International Trade and Industrial productivity: A Case Study of Organised Manufacturing Sector in India’.

The candidates should possess a Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks in Economics and NET/SLET/M.Phil/Ph.D. Familiarity with statistical packages such as MS Excel, Stata, and exposure to the micro-level database of ASI/ProwessIQ will be an added advantage.

The consolidated salary will be based on qualifications and experience as per ICSSR guidelines. Appointments will be made initially for a period of 6 Months which can be extended up to 15 months depending upon the requirement and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Interested candidates may apply through the following link and send their CV to Dr R. Rijesh at rijesh@isid.org.in on or before October 10, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Opening for Communications Professional

The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) is a premier national institution focused on supporting India’s industrial transformation through policy research, advocacy, and capacity-building activities. Supported by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), the Government of India, ISID operates from its well-appointed campus located in the Vasant Kunj Institutional Area in South Delhi.

ISID seeks applications from qualified individuals for the position of Communications Professional.

The Communications Professional would support the policy advocacy function of ISID through the engagement of the external stakeholders through management of the Institute’s social media handles and website content, managing relations with media houses (print, online, and audio-visual), including through press releases and briefings, and management of Institute’s publications programme, among other actions, to ensure high visibility and impact of the Institute’s work and activities.

An ideal candidate would have a degree in economics and training/experience in mass communications, a good command of written and spoken English, editing skills, and social media tools. Experience of working in a prominent newspaper or a publishing house would be an advantage.

Remuneration would be commensurate with the qualifications and experience. Apply with a detailed CV within 15 days to director@isid.org.in