JOB POST: Field Investigator at RGNUL Patiala [4 Part-Time Vacancies]: Apply by June 10

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The Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Victimology (CCV), RGNUL is inviting applications for the job role of Field Investigator (part-time role) for a project on Status of Radicalization in India: An Exploratory Study of Prevention and Remedies”.

About the CCV, RGNUL

The Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Victimology (CCV) has been established at RGNUL with the aim to contribute towards the fundamental and applied research and action in the field of Criminology, Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Victim Justice, and Victimology.

About the Project

In the seven decades since its independence, India has faced and countered extremism emanating from several quarters – left wing communist insurgencies; strategic terrorism emerging from neighbouring countries; right wing religious extremism; and, violent separatist movements.

In the face of such opposition, the response of our nation-state has been strong handed and resilient; thoroughly ensuring that our constitutional and social fabric remains intact. The problem of radicalization however, doesn’t end here and threats from various quarters remain ever present.

There is an emerging global discourse, which seeks to answer the question of “why does an individual get radicalized” and a corollary question of – “how can the same be prevented.” Any endeavours to answer these questions in the Indian context, requires a systematic and in-depth examination of the past and present political, socio-economic, socio-legal and psycho-social realities.

It is this examination that the proposed study seeks to undertake. The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is the funding agency for this project. The study aims at understanding the processes of radicalization, de-radicalization and related measures, with the help of empirical evidence.

About the Job Opportunity

RGNUL is looking to engage 4 (four) part-time Field Investigators for this project, who have skills and experience of working on challenging issues and are also ready to carry out extensive field work in this regard.

Responsibilities of the Field Investigator

  1. The candidates shall be required to carry out the fieldwork and collate the primary data from the field. The candidate should be willing to visit the places in the NCT of Delhi as and when identified.
  2. The fieldwork shall involve primary data collection from respondents.
  3. Coding and Analysis of the data collected.
  4. Additionally, the candidates may be asked to be involved with other activities of the Project/Centre.

Remuneration

The salary shall be paid on a daily-basis and shall be calculated only for the days on which
the field investigation has been done.

The same shall be equivalent to INR 1,000/- per day subject to the maximum limit of INR 30,000/- in a month. Further, any travel expenditure incurred for fieldwork shall be paid additionally on an actual basis.

Duration of the Assignment

The duration of the assignment shall be for a minimum period of 2 (two) weeks but may be extended as per the requirements of the Project.

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be based out of Delhi or willing to relocate to Delhi for the field investigation.
  2. Must be a Graduate. Preference will be given to the candidate with background in Law and allied areas.
  3. Applicants need to be well conversant with Hindi and English.
  4. Those with previous fieldwork experience in academic projects will be given preference.
  5. Excellent Communication and Drafting skills.
  6. Sound knowledge of empirical research.

How to Apply?

  1. All Applicants are required to apply by June 10, 2022, 11:59 PM. Applications beyond this date and time will not be accepted.
  2. The applicants are required to submit their CV, a Statement of Purpose and Motivation and a writing sample (published/unpublished, sole authorship) to – ccv@rgnul.ac.in with the subject ‘Application for Field Investigator (Delhi)’.
  3. Only shortlisted candidates shall be called for an interview.
  4. Once selected, the candidates shall be informed of their selection via email.

Click here for the official notification by RGNUL.

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