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Institution: South Asian Institute for Advanced Research & Development (SAIARD)

Position: Research Professor (RP)

Tenure Type: Project based 

Broad Research Areas: 


Urban, River, Water, Landuse Planning, Sustainability, GIS-RS, Disaster, Climate, Agriculture, Policy & Planning, Economics, Gender Studies, Demographic Studies, Environmental Science, Waste Management, Socio-Economic studies, Cultural studies, International; Relations, Public Administration etc.


Age: No age bar for application


Who can apply: Retired Professor / Govt. official / Industry Professional / Young Scholar [In each case Ph.D. Degree is must]




  • Ph.D. Degree in their related subject or field is must.
  • Experience with applicable software and systems.
  • Experience in Project Development and project implementation
  • Ability to do team work and supervision
  • Publication in reputed journals 
  • Collaboration and leadership skills.
  • A natural problem solver.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection and analysis.
  • Experience in dealing with Municipal Governments or any other Government agencies in India.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Experience in developing qualitative reports for projects.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit proposals/scope of work for project extensions.
  • Candidates will be actively engaged in grant writing and manuscript submission.
  • Contribute to supervision of Ph.D. students.
  • Conduct research, perform experiments, analyze data, and present the research outcome at local and national conferences.
  • Provide guest lectures in undergraduates and graduate courses and contribute to extension educational programs as time permits.
  • Accept committee assignments, reporting responsibilities, follow safety regulations, and other special ad hoc assignments as requested at the administrative unit, college/division, institute, and/or university level.
  • Provide research leadership on designing field trials and surveys.
  • Support to develop projects.
  • Liaison with concerned authorities for providing regular support to project activities and monitoring of project progress.
  • Support in monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures in collaboration with project partners and project teams to implement this project.
  • Review and support in assessing outputs and outcomes as per the logical frameworks developed at project and program level respectively.
  • Provide operational support for technical expertise and PMU organized program events at city and state level.
  • Submit the weekly progress report on all program activities to the authority.
  • Develop an overall framework for the research study with inputs from various relevant stakeholders
  • Keep the security and confidentiality of the project related data.


Remuneration: on Project basis


Application Deadline: No Application Deadline. Candidates may drop their CV throughout the year
Application process: Drop your CV with a cover letter in the given mail ID:

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