Apply Now: Recruitment of a Research Assistant at CSH

The Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH, UMIFRE n°20) is part of a network of research units of the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the French Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs (MEAE).

About the Recruitment

This position is for 3-4 months on a full-time basis (ideally from early June 2023). The selected candidate will work on a research project to identify and classify individual communities (castes and tribes) from different Indian databases.

Prerequisite: Master’s degree or above in social sciences (preferably anthropology, sociology, or demography).


Objective: to identify, document, and classify community, caste, and tribe from existing databases


  1. Familiarity with India’s sociological structure and communities (field experience an advantage).
  2. Capacity to effectively extract and compile information from Internet sources and published materials
  3. Capacity to handle complex Excel files (knowledge of other statistical software an advantage)

Status and Remuneration:

  • This is a full-time job based at the CSH, Delhi.
  • The candidate selected will be paid an amount of ₹ 40,000 per month.
  • The job may be extended over a longer period. Online work may be possible after an initial period of two months.
  • The CSH is an equal-opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
  • Women are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

The candidates should apply electronically using this link

Apply Here

Deadline 20 May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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