Advertisement for Research Assistant in ICSSR (IMPRESS Scheme)

Funded Research Project, Department of Social Work (Aided),

Madras Christian College (Autonomous), Chennai


Date: 21th October 2019


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of Research Assistant to work on the following project sponsored by ICSSR - IMPRESS, under the supervision of Dr. S. Sudharsan, Department of Social Work (Aided), Madras Christian College, Tambaram East, Chennai – 600059, Tamil Nadu.

Title of the project: Impact of Peri-Urban Development: with reference to Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Kancheepuram District of Tamil Nadu.

Research Assistant: one post (Rs. 20, 000/- Twenty thousand only, consolidated amount per month)

Duration: Eight months

Eligibility requirements: Post Graduate in any social science discipline with minimum 55% marks and NET/SLET/M.Phil/Ph.D.

The candidate should possess strong background in Social Science, especially in Social Work specialized in Community Development, passion for research, evidence of academic excellence, excellent analytical and computing skills, and excellent communication and writing skills. Having an understanding of quantitative/qualitative data analysis methods and SPSS will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates with the above mentioned qualification can send the applications on a plain paper giving detailed information about the educational qualifications, research experience and published research papers (if any), by 27th October 2019, to the Project Director, Dr. S. Sudharsan via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Department of Social Work (Aided) Madras Christian College, Tambaram East, Chennai - 600059. Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for interview to be held at Department of Social Work (Aided), Madras Christian College in the last week of October 2019 and no TA/DA will be paid for the interview. Selected candidate has to join in the position immediately.

Dr. R.W. Alexander Jesudasan
Madras Christian College

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