Research Associate – Sustainable Agriculture Project

We invite applications for the role of Research Associate – Sustainable Agriculture Project.

Project Title: Towards a Framework for Measuring Sustainability in Agriculture. 

The project will consist of research work in the area of Sustainability in Agriculture. As a Research Associate you will be required to largely operate from the University campus at Bengaluru. The field location for the project is Chhattisgarh. This is a 2 year position.


As a Research Associate in Sustainable Agriculture you will be:

  • Conducting review of literature on Sustainable Agriculture in a structured manner.
  • Analysing secondary data available on Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Designing quantitative and qualitative data collection tools.
  • Supporting field for testing the tools.
  • Coordinating and supporting the fieldwork in Chhattisgarh.
  • Cleaning and analysing data collected in the field.
  • Participating in project discussions and workshops.
  • Providing general support for smooth running of the project throughout the period of association.
  • Post graduate degree in relevant domains of Social Sciences or Sciences (preferably Ecology and Environmental Sciences). 
  • Should have good research skills — ability to engage with quantitative and qualitative research methods — analytical ability, documentation, report writing and communication skills. 
  • Basic understanding of agriculture and sustainability.
  • Experience of doing field- based research and working with farming communities are desirable qualifications. 

Please email the following documents to openpositions@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line​“Application for Research Associate – Sustainable Agriculture”:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed Application form