JOB POST: Research Assistant @ IT for Change, Bangalore: Apply by March 25

How does e-commerce affect small scale enterprises and data sovereignty?

What are the key concerns for women’s rights in the Internet-mediated world?

What principles should guide developing countries in framing data protection laws in times of Big Data?

If these questions interest you, IT for Change may be the space that will help you explore them further. We are looking for activist-researchers who can work on one or more of the following thematic areas: e-governance, women’s rights and ICTs, international Internet governance regimes, the political economy of emerging new media and platform architecture and regulation.

Job Profile:

The profile involves supporting ongoing research projects, undertaking dissemination of research findings, organising national and international meetings and workshops, supporting networking and advocacy efforts, and assisting the production of in-house publications.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for researchers with a commitment to team work, collaborative knowledge processes and organisation building.

An undergraduate degree in law, and reasonable theoretical grounding in critical theory, development studies, technology and law, and familiarity with media theory, is expected.

A master’s degree that would aid such grounding would be appreciated, but is not mandatory.

Strong analytical and research writing skills are a precondition.

Candidates must demonstrate a keen interest in building competencies in critical analysis of the information society and development.

Knowledge of one or more Indian languages is desirable. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skills.

Please write to [email protected] with a CV and a writing sample, by 25th March 2018.

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