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Research Executive at CDEP- IIM Calcutta: Apply by May 2

Applications are invited for Research Executive at CDEP- IIM Calcutta for the year 2022. The last date of application is 2 May.


This role requires the person to provide research related support to the Centre for Development and Environment Policy (CDEP), IIM Calcutta, India. The person in this position is responsible for:

  • Data Collection and Analysis — Conduct primary (field-based observation, interviews, surveys) and secondary research (literature review, data collection and analysis) on themes relevant for CDEP
  • Documentation and Report Writing — Provide assistance in conceptualising and preparing project related reports or presentations
  • Processing Information — Prepare and analyse the tables, fact-sheet, graphical representation of the research results
  • Collaborating with Supervisors and Peers — Support the seniors and team-members in managing accounts, documentation and network building endeavours
  • Administrative Support — Need based support to organise conference, workshops, training programme and network outreach initiatives of the centre


The candidate should have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree programme or possess at least a Master’s degree from a reputed institute with a minimum of aggregate 60% marks at both the graduation/ Master’s level. An interest in research related to carbon transition is desirable. While not mandatory, a prior exposure to conducting research and drafting of research reports is desirable.

Required Skills

  • English Language — Excellent command over written English with an ability to generate high-quality scientific report or research articles
  • Critical Thinking — Display an ability to analyse, comprehend and identify underlying principle or pattern
  • Computer and Software Skills — Qualitative data analysis (Nvivo/Atlas-Ti), Quantitative data analysis (MS-Excel/IBM-SPSS/R/Python) is desirable.


Interested applicants can submit the following documents to cdepiimc[at] before 2nd May 2022 with a subject line ‘Application for Research Executive – CDEP’.

  • Detailed CV with name and contact details of three referees
  • Cover letter expressing the interest and suitability
  • Any writing sample (published/unpublished paper, reports) (if any)
  • Proof of work-experience (if any)


Between 45,000 – 50,000 INR per month (consolidated).

Click here to view the official notification of Research Executive at CDEP- IIM Calcutta.

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