Position title
Research Associate at Water and Society Programme, ATREE

ATREE is conducting a study analysing irrigation water management in the canal command areas of the centralised irrigation system. The study is particularly focusing on analysing multiple water sources, irrigation infrastructure, and water use practices in the canal command. 

Job Description

  1. Reviewing relevant literature and preparing research design under the guidance of the principal investigator
  2. Operationalising the research proposal and conducting data from multiple field sites
  3. Analysing data and preparing project reports
  4. Engaging with multiple stakeholders, including government and non-government organisations
  5. Organising workshops for stakeholders
  6. Executing any other work related to the project assigned by the principal investigator

Masters in Water Policy and Governance/ Policy Studies/ Political Science/ Sociology/
Human Geography/ Social Work/ Rural Development and Management/ Natural Resource
Management/ Development Studies from reputed institute


  • Experience in managing research projects independently¬†
  • Minimum two years of field-level working experience related to agriculture, water and
    sanitation, groundwater management, natural resources management, and community participation. Previous experience working on water-related projects or programs requiring coordination with government departments will be prioritised.

Essential skills and other requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, Marathi, and Hindi
  • Willingness to travel extensively in rural areas of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh


Between Rs. 40,000-50,000 per month, subject to the qualification and relevant work experience of the candidate

How to Apply

Interested individuals can apply using the 'Apply Now' button. All candidates should upload the following documents.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Purpose (approximate 400 words)
  3. Updated curriculum vitae

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 29 May 2024

  • Only candidates who are shortlisted for the interview will be contacted.
  • The interview will be conducted at ATREE, Bengaluru.
  • No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding any delays, conduct or results of the interview, or reasons for not being called for an interview.
  • The cost incurred for attending the interview in person at ATREE, Bengaluru, has to be borne by the candidate.
Date posted
8 May 2024
Valid through
29 May 2024
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