Research Fellow/ Associate vacancy in NIUA Recruitment 2021

Research Fellow/ Associate vacancy in NIUA Recruitment 2021

NIUA March 2021 Notification Details
Research Fellow/ Associate M.A, M.Phil/Ph.D
Job Location New Delhi
Total Vacancies 1
Last Date to Apply 12/03/2021

Qualification Details:

  • NIUA is looking for a Research Associate/Fellow with specialization in GIS for a research project on ‘Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods’. The incumbent should have strong theoretical understanding of geospatial analysis and its application in the urban sector.
  • Name of the Post: Research Fellow/Associate – Specialisation in GIS
  • No. of Positions: 01
  • Remuneration: Remuneration is at par with the industry standards, depending on experience and skills.
  • Location of positions: The position will be based in New Delhi but will require travel to cities within the country
  • Qualifications and Knowledge:
  • Post Graduation/PhD in Economics/ Development Studies/ Geography/ Urban Development/Statistics or other relevant discipline
  • Degree/Diploma/Training in Remote Sensing and GIS is desirable
  • Knowledge of urban sector
  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic econometrics, mapping and modelling and creative application of GIS in the urban context
  • Knowledge of relevant data analysis software such as ArcGIS, R, SPSS, STATA is desirable.
  • Experience:
  • 1-2 years relevant research experience after post-graduation.
  • Knowledge of secondary datasets (Census of India)
  • Research and publications related to utilization of GIS techniques

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform the following activities under the direction of Principal Investigator:
  • Locate, obtain and compile spatial data from variety of open sources including satellite imagery, aerial photographs, night light data, open street maps etc.
  • Georeference and project such datasets. Normalise different datasets into one common format and undertake statistical analysis and prepare maps.
  • Interpret Satellite Images and visualise results with appropriate techniques.
  • Undertake GIS based spatial modelling including spatial regressions, sprawl analyses etc. (Ability to prepare simple maps using GIS platform is not enough for the position.)
  • Integration of primary survey into GIS platform, automate the process of data collection and undertake data analysis
  • Apply innovative thinking towards utilizing geospatial data.
  • Stay in tune with cross-sector data outputs in demography, environment, housing etc.
  • These key tasks are not exhaustive but simply highlight the type of tasks which the incumbent is expected to perform in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Selection Procedure :

  • Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

How to Apply :

  • Application should contain detailed CV and a cover letter clearly stating the relevant experience and suitability for the position applied.
  • Applications should reach before March 12, 2021 by 5:00 pm.
  • Last Date to Apply: Friday, 12 March 2021

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