Job opening at School Atlas

We are looking out for a Learning Manager for our organization School Atlas. This is a full-time role based out of Mumbai. It is an engaging and enriching opportunity in the field of Early Childhood Education. Details here [ School Atlas-JD Learning Manager-June2018 ]

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Job opportunity at Samhita

Our knowledge team here at Samhita is growing and we are looking to hire a knowledge associate to help in our work. Please find attached a JD we have created for the opportunity. [ JD Knowledge Associate ]

Hello Professor, What would be the social loss if you are thrown out of your job?

Economics in action

Let us assume that the director of a publicly funded educational institute in India gets this letter from the ministry of higher education. It asks the director: `what would be the social loss if your institute is closed down?’. The Director can answer this question by asking each professors the question that is mentioned in the title. (Let me assure you that this is not a purely imaginary or hypothetical situation).

Needless to mention that such a question would create tremors in Indian academia. They would argue that it is unintellectual to ask such a question. Professors are already agitated by the planned takeover of the funding of higher education by the ministry from UGC – a somewhat autonomous body. One academic has noted that senior government (IAS) officials have had most of their education in coaching centers (and not in liberal academia) and that could be a reason for…

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3rd National Social Enterprise Idea Challenge

The Social Enterprise Cell of Azim Premji University invites social business ideas from students of Colleges, Universities and Research institutions for the 3rdNational Social Enterprise Idea Challenge to be held on Saturday, October 13th2018 The Cell organizes the Idea Challenge every year with a purpose to provide students an opportunity to explore social entrepreneurship and share their innovative... Continue Reading →

Course on Methods in Historical Research on Labour

Dates: September 10-14, 2018 Venue: V.V. GIRI NATIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE CAMPUS, NOIDA, [National Capital Region, India] Address: V.V.GIRI NATIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE, SECTOR – 24, NOIDA – 201 301, DISTT. GAUTAM BUDH NAGAR, UTTAR PRADESH The course will familiarise scholars and practitioner on techniques and methods in historical research on labour and labour relations. The course... Continue Reading →

CALL FOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (RA) FOR A BITS OPERA PROJECT

There is an opportunity for Research Assistants (District level) to work in the ICSSR sponsored project on Millet Based Nutrition Programmes: Theoretical Challenges and Policy Problems in Rainfed Agriculture, a Shiv Nadar University (UP),  NCDS (Odisha) and WASSAN (AP) collaborative research project. The opportunity can be viewed here [ ADVERTISEMENT for research associate ] The work involves intense... Continue Reading →

Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore (www.cbps.in), a non- profit, independent organisation, is looking for candidates to fill the following positions: Senior Research Adviser (Economist) Research Adviser (Economics/Development Economics) Research Associate / Research Assistant Please share your resume with mrinalika@cbps.in with the following: (i)  a cover letter identifying the position you are applying... Continue Reading →

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