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Quantitative Researcher

Role

A quantitative researcher will work on various projects for Fields of View, with required skills in collecting, cleaning, and analysing large-scale quantitative database, and developing statistical models as per the project requirements and assisting other teams in developing tools. The ability to adapt to deliver reliable quality data analysis and reporting is highly valued.

Fields of View is an interdisciplinary group - therefore, the quantitative researcher is expected to work with people from diverse backgrounds. The quantitative researcher will be working on multiple projects - therefore, ability to switch contexts, and deliver according to timelines is a must.

The position is based in Bangalore. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. For details of remuneration and any other information, please mail work@fieldsofview.in with your CV.

Basic Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences, including sociology, economics, anthropology, and social psychology etc.
  • Two to Four years’ experience in the above-mentioned fields of research.

Required Skills

  • Ability to handle large-scale quantitative database.
  • Expertise in collecting data through secondary research.
  • Proficiency in cleaning data and statistical analysis.
  • Expertise in statistical modeling – Linear, Time Series, Panel data models.
  • Expertise in advanced Excel, including VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Pivot Table, Macros.
  • Proficiency in R/STATA/SPSS to analyse quantitative data.
  • Basic understanding of MySQL.
  • Ability to manage projects involving both quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Ability to handle stakeholders of various kinds, work with any government agency will be a definite plus

Additional

  • Ability to understand socio-economic scenario in urban context.
  • Interested in researching on equity and sustainability studies.
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge in GIS tools.
  • Knowledge in qualitative research methodologies and analysing tools.
  • Basic understanding of Simulation tools.

Why Work at Fields of View

  • We pride ourselves in building a collaborative and open environment around our work in building tools for inclusive public policy. This is your chance to become an addition to our coveted multidisciplinary team, that houses individuals from different backgrounds scaling from Journalism to Game Design to Law.
  • We have collaborations with Indian and international universities, and you get access to cutting edge research in data and policy.
  • Depending on your interest, you will contribute to research papers that will be published in major journals.
  • Your work will contribute to real-world applications in addressing social problems.
  • High levels of ownership as part of a small, growing team.
  • We have a generous leave and work-from-home policy and are committed to building an organisational culture of collaboration and trust.
  • We are a non-profit organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a safe and vibrant workplace, and highly encourage applications from people from diverse caste, gender, ethnic and religious identities.

Remuneration

Compensation will range from INR 69,575- INR 86,970 (Including TDS) per month based on level of experience.

How To Apply

If this sounds interesting or exciting to you, please write to work@fieldsofview.in with your CV, design portfolio, two writing samples and a thoughtful cover letter stating why you want to work with us in this role.

  • We will review your application and if we feel like it is a good fit for us, we will assign you a task. The assignment will involve a cross section of the kind of work you'll do with us. You take as much time as you want to complete the assignment, but we've noted that it takes on average about 7 days to finish.
  • If we like your approach to the assignment, we invite you to spend 2 days with us in our office in Bangalore, so you can get to know our team and work culture. You will also be provided a follow-up task to be performed during those 2 days. Once this is done, and if you like us and we like you, we will extend an offer within a week's time.

About Fields Of View

At Fields of View (fieldsofview.in), we use games and simulations to help CSOs make sense of their work around vulnerability and climate. We are a not-for-profit research group based in Bangalore. We have an interdisciplinary group with people whose backgrounds range from technology, art, social sciences, law, and policy.

FoV's work has been featured in Indian and international media, including BBC News; The Hindu; Deccan Herald; Deccan Chronicle; The Newsminute, CNN-IBN, Deutsche Welle (dw.com), a German international broadcaster, and Factordaily.

As our goal is to create bridges between Government, Academia, and Civil Society, we work with all three groups:

  • Government - Our partners in government include Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India; Institute of Plasma Research, Government of India; Tamil Nadu State Land Use Board, Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • Civil Society Groups - The civil society organizations we have collaborated with include Gender at Work, who works to promote gender equality in organizations; Sahjeevan, who works to empower disadvantaged communities in the Kutch region in Gujarat, India; Alternative Law Forum, whose focus is on integrating alternative lawyering with critical research; UNESCO-MGIEP, which specialises in research, knowledge sharing and policy formulation in the area of education for peace, sustainability and global citizenship; and UNDP Sri Lanka.
  • Academia - We have research collaborations with different Indian and international universities, including International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-B), Bangalore; TU-Delft, Netherlands; Netherlands E-Sciences Centre, Netherlands; Department of Computational Sciences, University of Amsterdam; and Medialab Amsterdam.

Fields of View is a non-profit organisation, registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960. Section 12AA(1)(b)(i), and Section 80G(5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.