Field Investigators for Thematic Studies

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for purely project based temporary position of Field Investigators for Thematic Studies being conducted by the Indian Himalayan Central Universities Consortium (ICHUC) in Rajiv Gandhi University sponsored by NITI AAYOG and UGC (under STRIDE), Government of India. Candidate having appropriate qualifications in relevant subject/specialization with consistently good academic records and experience may submit online application.

The total number of vacancy is 15 (3 field investigator x 5 themes) and the recruitment will be done for a period of four months only. The nature of duties comprises of collection field/village level information by working in remote villages and tough mountainous conditions in the hill districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

Therefore, only physically fit candidates are advised to apply. Preference will be given to the candidate having experience of fieldwork, survey, data collection and analysis. The fixed emoluments for each position is Rs. 15,000/- per month (all-inclusive).

TA/DA shall be provided to field investigators during field works. Age limit for position is 35 years. Relaxation for SC./ST/Women/PH and OBC as per Government of India norms. The essential qualification for the positions is given below.

Details of Posts

Theme TitleNo. of positionsQualifications
Theme 1: Enumeration and valuation of the Economic impact of Female labour in the Hills.03Master degree in Social Science: Economics, Statistics and Social work.
Theme 2: Agro-Ecology in Himalayan states with special emphasis on marketing.03Master degree in M.Com/MA Economics/Ecology/Forestry/Botany/Geography or allied subjects Or MBA in Agribusiness and Marketing management.
Theme 3: Development of Eco- friendly and cost effective tourism in hills.03Master degree in Social Science: MBA in Tourism/MBA/MA/Economics/Geography
Theme 4: Opportunities of livelihood to check migration from hills03Master degree in Geography, and Economics
Theme 5: Water conservation and harvesting strategies03Master degree in Geography, Geology, applied allied subjects

Last date of Application: 24/03/2021

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