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Seeking two Research Assistants for Study Among Pastoralist communities

Centre for Pastoralism (CFP) is seeking applications from young research scholars for two Research Assistant positions (RA). Both RAs will work on a research project with women in mobile pastoralist communities in Kutch, Gujarat and in Maharashtra. Centre for Pastoralism is partnering the University of Leeds, UK in this research project which brings together academic disciplines of gender studies, development studies and the sociological study of religion to study the complex transformations of pastoralist women’s lives.

Applicants should have completed their Masters or M.Phil in Gender Studies, Human Ecology, Development Studies, Sociology or a subject relevant to the research project from a reputed University. We encourage young women scholars interested in research and with some experience in field research to apply. Applicants should have good communication skills in English as also in either Gujarati or Marathi. They will be based in Kutch, Gujarat and in Maharashtra respectively under a one year contract. Work will entail intense field work with migratory pastoralists, assisting the lead research team, detailed transcribing of interviews and documentation. They will be guided by senior researchers from the University of Leeds and from CFP.

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We are inviting applications from researchers with an interest in participating in the studies undertaken by CfP. Read more about the opportunity  here and get in touch.

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