Job Opportunity- Social Scientists- Chennai #must share #Recruitment


 

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) is a non-profit research organization and was established in 1988. MSSRF has all along been developing and following a pro-nature, pro-poor, pro-women and pro-sustainable on-farm and non-farm livelihoods through appropriate ecotechnology and knowledge empowerment. It carries out research and development in the variosu social  areas :http://www.mssrf.org/

Vacancy:  Social Scientist – Gender at Chennai
Job Code: PA800-TN-CHN-SS/G-05112012
Qualification and Experience: ü  Master’s degree in social sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Women’s studies, Social WorkRural Development, Rural Management  etc.)

ü  A minimum of three years’ experience in   implementing field level programmes and gender related work in agriculture and Natural Resource Management will be an added advantage.

ü  Working knowledge of Results-Based Management orientation and practices.

ü  Good analytical, writing and research skills

ü  Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with interdisciplinary team members and partners

Roles & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:: ü  Professional support in the collection and analysis of data on gender and social equity in relation to agricultural and sustainable rural development projects

ü  Undertake field visits based on the need to support the field teams for gender mainstreaming.

ü  Give support in  monitoring  the results from the field programmes across different sites of MSSRF

ü  Provide support to organize  workshops, trainings and meetings

ü  Assist in the preparation of reports on projects/workshops/trainings and meetings.

ü  Perform other related duties as required

ü  Participate in on going research projects

Remuneration : Minimum Gross Rs. 32,000/- per month
Mode of Application : Application should include full biodata providing complete academic record from SSLC, stating areas of specialization, academic achievement, nature and duration of experience, languages known, full address and telephone number of two most recent employers, last pay drawn, names and addresses of two referees who have close familiarity with the professional strength and character of the candidate, current address, recent photo, telephone and e-mail ID. Incomplete application will be rejected.  Application must clearly indicate ‘Social Scientist-Gender’ with Job code.
Please send application by post before the last date to: The General Manager
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Third Cross Street, Institutional Area
Taramani, Chennai 600 113(or)  by email to:   admn@mssrf.res.in
Last date for application: November 30, 2012
Vacancy:  Social Scientist – Grassroots Institution Building at Chennai 
Job Code: PA800-TN-CHN-SS/GIB-05112012
Qualification and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Agriculture or  social sciences or Law (Sociology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Women’s studies, Social Work,  Rural Development, Rural Management  etc
  • A minimum of five years’ hands on experience in working with community based groups and Institutions and capacity building initiatives.
  • Working knowledge on the legal compliances of registration and systems improvement in delivering different services to and by the institutions
  • Excellent communication and  group  facilitation skills
  • Good analytical, writing and research skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with interdisciplinary team members  and partners
Roles & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:: ü  Professional support in coordination of grassroots Institution building across the MSSRF field sites.

ü  Undertake field visits based on the need to support the field teams in facilitating institution building initiatives (governance, legal, audit and accounts etc)

ü  Give support in design and monitoring  the progress in the institution building initiatives across different sites of MSSRF

ü  Provide support to organize workshops trainings and meetings

ü  Assist in the preparation of project/workshop/training reports

ü  Perform other related duties as required

Remuneration : Minimum Gross Rs. 32,000/- per month
Mode of Application : Application should include full biodata providing complete academic record from SSLC, stating areas of specialization, academic achievement, nature and duration of experience, languages  known, full address and telephone number of two most recent employers, last pay drawn, names and addresses of two referees who have close familiarity with the professional strength and character of the candidate, current address, recent photo, telephone and e-mail ID. Incomplete application will be rejected.  Application must clearly indicate ‘Social Scientist- Grassroots Institution Building ’ with Job code
Please send application by post before the last date to: The General Manager,
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Third Cross Street, Institutional Area
Taramani, Chennai 600 113   (or)  by email to:   admn@mssrf.res.in
Last date for application: November 30, 2012