Job opening: Project Assistant

Project Assistant, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore


Brief Description of the Project:

Title- “Women in Science” (In collaboration with UNESCO)

With the aim to explore and understand the need and assets significant for promoting
Women in Science in SETI (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Innovation)
ecosystem at national and global levels, the proposed study will attempt to examine
the assets and needs in resource allocation and prioritization for strengthening the
participation and promotion of women in science education and careers in Science in
some of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region, namely, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka,
Malaysia, Samoa, and the Republic of Korea. Further, the study will identify the gaps
and challenges existing in terms of resources, policies, and practices that hinder
women’s participation in Science in the selected countries and suggest plausible ways
forward in adopting and contextualizing global best practices in policy and practice,
towards realizing SDGs.

Duration: 3 months (starting from the 2nd week of January 2021)

Key Responsibilities:
● Conducting a literature review and a review of country profiles
● Supporting survey design and management
● Data analysis in the programming language R of survey data and other quantitative data
● Qualitative analysis of the data/responses from FGDs and Semi-structured interviews

Required qualifications and skills:

● Having a master’s degree in life sciences, social sciences, public policy, or any other related disciplines
● Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
● Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis
● Good writing skills in English

Additional requirement:
● A candidate must have his/her own laptop and good internet connectivity

Application Instructions:
● Please submit your CV and a brief note on job suitability at
● Last date of submission 10th January 2021
● Likely interview/interaction date 12th to 15th January 2021

INR 30000/- will be provided per month for a period of 3 months.

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