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Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Application invited from the eligible candidates for the Post of Research Associate

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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956. Since its inception, the Vision of the TISS has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.


Tata Institute of Social Sciences is a multi-campus public research university in Mumbai, India.  Application invited from the eligible candidates for the Post of Research Associate for the following vacancies

About the Research Project : The proposed study aims to explore different sources of finance at the slums and the role of Roscas in the life of the slum dwellers in Mumbai.


  • Research Associate


Position: Research Associate

Educational Qualifications: Post Graduate in Social Sciences.
Desirable Experience requirements:
Work experience in :
a. Community Interaction in Slums
b. Household level Survey in Slums
c. Data Processing and Cleaning
Job Roles:
b) Identify households in Slums
c) Data collection
d) Data Cleaning and Processing
e) Ensure timely delivery of the preliminary analysis
Competencies Required:
a) Excellent verbal communication skills
b) Enthusiastic and Self-motivated
c) Excellent Team worker.
d) Understand the quantative inquiry
Duration of Engagement: Period of six months.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

  • Salary: Rs. 20,000 per month (consolidated)

How to Apply

Eligible and interested candidates may send an application along with their updated Curriculum Vitae, copies of all the necessary certificates in support and passport size photograph to prescribed email address.

Candidate must be from Eastern Suburb in Mumbai City.
Last date to send email Biodata : August 28, 2021 to
Tentative date of web-based interview : August 31, 2020

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline August 28, 2021

Job Location 🇮🇳

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), VN Purav Marg, Deonar, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400088

For Additional Information

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) invited applications from eligible candidate for the posts of Research Associate


  • Government Job Opportunity in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
  • Monthly Salary Rs.20,000
  • Research Associate Opportunity for Post Graduate in Social Sciences
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