Anant National University is a design and architecture university with a focus on sustainability, located in a sprawling campus in Ahmedabad. It was established in 2016 as a private university under the leadership of Pramath Sinha, Abhishek Lodha, and Ajay Piramal.
The Centre for Sustainability is a think-teach-do tank based within Anant National University with a strong focus on conducting research and implementing projects in the field of housing.
The Centre is looking to hire a ‘Senior Researcher, Affordable Housing’.
Major responsibilities will include conducting primary research, publishing research reports, managing large scale projects, and teaching, in the field of housing.
The candidate will also need to organise workshops, conferences and academic events in this field.
The candidate will be entrusted with managing partnerships with international organisations and will need to implement collaborative projects related to housing.
• The candidate must have published research in reputed academic journals; authored or contributed substantially to research reports; and led research activities which included field work, on related topics.
• Enthusiastic to get in to the field and conduct large scale field work, surveys, interviews, focus group discussions.
• Experience in designing and conducting surveys, and adept in statistical software to analyse data
• Prior experience in implementing large scale projects (in housing related or other subjects) and managing budgets.
• Ability to organise all logistical, operational, and content related activities for academic events in this field, as well as make impactful presentations.
• Good spoken and written English skills is required.
• An interest or experience in teaching will be an added advantage.
• Must be open for travel for research work as and when required.
• Must have at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of housing
• Masters and/or a Ph.D in economics, urban studies, housing, or a related subject.
Interested candidates may mail their resumes on firstname.lastname@example.org