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Researcher (Part-time)

Land Conflict Watch is looking for part-time researchers based in Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, Haryana, Tripura, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The researcher will monitor and report land and natural resources conflicts in her/his respective state by using all available sources at her/his disposal, including national and regional media, press releases, networking etc.

The researcher should be based out of the state they wish to cover and be familiar with the local language and will be expected to report at least two case studies every month. A typical case study can be seen here.

Workplace: This is a work-from-home opportunity.
Remuneration: INR 5,000 per case study. A researcher must report a minimum of two conflicts and can report a maximum of 10 conflicts in a month.
Work commitment: Part-time assignment

Desired skills/requirements:
- At least two years’ experience working as a researcher or journalist.
- Familiarity with land/environment governance in India, including land laws.
- Good writing and communication skills in English (non-negotiable).
- Ability to cull out data from government and legal documents.
- Ability to meet deadlines.

Deadline: August 15th, 2022

Please apply via Google Form here.

Land Conflict Watch is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and those from disadvantaged groups will be preferred.