Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2024/90

Project Staff (JRF/SRF/RA/Project Assistant/Project Associate) position under(ICSSR) Project

Applications are invited under the sponsored project. The details are as under


Research Assistant

Number of Positions


Project Title

ICSSR Project - Money cultures in the city: how do cities shape participation in blockchain based currencies?

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jillet Sarah Sam

Tenure of Project

11 months (Research Assistant)

Job Description

  • Collecting ethnographic data on money cultures in urban setting
  • Administering surveys in urban population
  • Qualitative data analysis with software (such as Nvivo)
  • Quantitative data analysis by the use software (such as R studio or SPSS)
  • Spatial mapping of the field and observation sites

Essential Qualification

  • Post graduate in social science discipline (55% minimum) with NET / M.Phil./ P.hD.

Desirable Qualification

  • Has 2 publications in economic sociology, at least one of which is in the ABDC/ABS journals
  • Training in Economic Sociology, Sociology of Money and Finance, Digital Sociology
  • Expertise in Quantitative Data Analysis software (such as SPSS/R and R Studio)
  • Expertise in Qualitative Data Analysis software (such as NVivo)
  • Expertise in spatial analysis software (such as ArcGIS/QGIS)

Age & Relaxation

35 years


₹37,000/- pm for RA

How to apply?

Please fill up the google form


Application Deadline

16th April, 2024

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email and will be informed of the date of the interview. The interview will be conducted online. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their merit and as per the project requirements. No TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview.