Hiring a Research Assistant (Short-term project)

Role and Responsibility

The Research assistant should be well-versed with Marathi. She/He will be responsible for finding archival material for a research project on ‘Caste in colonial Maharashtra’. Majority of the archival material will be in Marathi, so the research assistant will also be responsible for the translation.

Starting date

Flexible but preference will be given to someone who can start immediately.

Tasks involved

Finding relevant documents and taking pictures/photocopies and emailing them.


Directorate of Archives, Mumbai. Government of Maharashtra,
Elphinstone College, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kalaghoda, Fort, Mumbai. 400 032.


Based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualification: Master in Social Sciences, preferably history. Previous experience in archival research is an
added asset.


If interested, please send an email with the Subject: Research assistant for Nagpur archives to historian1009@gmail.com


The project requires a commitment of a minimum of 3 months. This can be extended to 6 months.

Please note the hire is meant for a PhD research project at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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