[Job Offer] Research Assistant

Research Assistant Position

Axe – Territorial Dynamics

The Centre de Sciences Humaines(CSH) invites applications for a Research assistant position on a full time basis.

The position which will start on November 01st 2018 is for six months and is renewable if successful evaluation of the first interval is completed.

Reputed multidisciplinary research centre in social sciences on South Asia, the CSH (http://www.csh-delhi.com/about/institution) is composed of 08 full time researchers (both from Europe and India), and several doctoral students and short term visitors. It is engaged in top quality research in all disciplines of the social sciences, with particular strength in demography and urban studies, economics, geography, international relations, political sciences and sociology.

The successful candidate will work in the framework of project “Ecomore 2” in collaboration with Institut Pasteur du Laos (http://ecomore.org/#). The candidate will be required to analyse spatial pattern related to infectious diseases diffusion in urban environment. This suppose 1° to qualify urban environments to underline the relation between socio-economic disparities, mobility pattern, land cover, climatic factors with incidence of infectious diseases (Dengue, chikungunya….) 2° to analyse spatial pattern of these diseases (spatial autocorrelation, spatial and temporal diffusion …).

Qualifications Required
• Not mandatory for a candidate to be a specialist in epidemiology but the candidate should be trained in remote sensing and/or in quantitative analyses (GIS study, big data/network analyses, modelling of diseases…).
• Working knowledge of softwares like R, QGIS, etc.
• Mphil/PhD from an academic institution in India or elsewhere.
• Responsiveness, flexibility and ability to integrate in a French and international environment.
• Fluency in English and excellent written and oral skills

The minimum monthly gross remuneration is fixed at 45,000 INR per month according to the qualification of the candidate.

Application and Selection
The candidates should send a CV including a detailed list of publications, a cover letter on how they are suitable for this position and one (minimum) or two (maximum) recommendation letter(s) electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Applications must be received electronically latest by 10th October 2018. Preselected candidates will be contacted for an interview via video-conference (if abroad) or on the premises (if in Delhi). Please note that CSH reserves the right not to fill the position if deemed appropriate.