Research Associate in Jharkhand

About the role

The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST), a New Delhi-based environmental research and innovation organization, is looking for a Research Associate to support the ongoing research projects in energy, climate change, and Just Transition in Jharkhand.


  • Just Transition
  • Clean Energy and Climate Change

Educational Qualification

Students with a master’s degree in public policy or economics or energy studies are encouraged to apply.

Mandatory Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience in a relevant domain
  • Conceptual and practical domain knowledge
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking capacity.

Preferred requirements

  • Conceptual understanding of governance and public policy
  • Experience in research, project design, strategy, and execution
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods

Job Functions

  • Secondary and primary research
  • Policy and data analysis
  • Stakeholder consultations, fieldwork, and expert engagement
  • Good understanding of different data sources, especially socio-economic data and energy sector data for India, both national and state level
  • Collaborate and support research teams internally
  • Write research reports, publications or other forms of dissemination materials
  • Attend, present and actively participate in conferences on relevant issues and policy developments
  • Liaising with government and non-government entities

Remuneration: Based on competency and capabilities.

Location: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Duration:1 Year (Term Hire extendable on the bases of project requirement)

How to apply

Please send your application to  Please mention ‘Research Associate – Jharkhand’ in the subject. Application must include a cover letter with statement of suitability with their Resume/CV.

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