Full-time Positions.

Updated - June 2021

Academic Editor


Job Description We are seeking a full time Academic Editor to work remotely and edit papers and reports related to disability and inclusion. Why work for us? 1. Work with a friendly team from anywhere in the world, on any schedule that suits you, supported and supervised by an Editor in Chief. 2. Develop and improve your editing skills through regular feedback, guidance and training webinars, including support to achieve professional academic editing accreditation Minimum eligibility condition 1. Master’s degree in English from any recognized University having editing experience of at least 2 years. 2. Exceptional English language skills in terms of grammar and style 3. Excellent attention to detail 4. The ability to meet deadlines, work independently and manage time effectively 5. Exceptional organisational and communication skills 6. Software knowledge: Candidates should be able to work with Microsoft Office, Google analytics and editing tools. Who are we looking for? 1. In addition, we look for the following qualities in applicants who already hold or are studying for a Master’s or PhD, or are working towards a PhD 2. Strong academic writing skills and ideally a publication record 3. Familiarity with the conventions and terminology of papers in disability field Job duties will include, but not be limited to: 1. Read content and correct spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors 2. Rewrite text to make it easier for readers to understand 3. Verify facts cited in material for publication 4. Evaluate submissions from writers to decide what to publish 5. Check for plagiarism, edit sentences. 6. Add references. 7. Edit story and content ideas according to the contemporary style and editorial policy 8. Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story or content 9. Arrange bibliography and abbreviations. 10. Work under the direct supervision and approvals of the Editor in Chief. Time Period Project period is 4 months. Start from August 1, 2021. Age Age of the candidate should not be more than 35 years Salary Starting with 20K per month for freshers, it is negotiable based on papers published, quality of editing experience, institutions/experts with whom worked and clarity of response during interview. Contact Please send your applications to asif@swabhiman.org and mark it to contact@swabhiman.org.




Research Assistant


Job Description Applications are invited for Research Assistant position in Swabhiman for conducting disability profiling of Odisha state in the context of RPwD Act 2016 implementation and inclusive SDGs.. Minimum eligibility condition 1. Master’s degree in social sciences (preferably Economics) from any recognized University having research experience of at least 2 years in handling Research Projects. 2. Knowledge of data analysis using statistical methods 3. Excellent attention to detail 4. The ability to meet deadlines, work independently and manage time effectively 5. Software knowledge: Candidate should be able to work with Microsoft Office, SPSS/ 6. STATA data analysis software and editing tools. Who are we looking for? In addition, we look for the following qualities: 1. Having worked in research projects in NGOs, Academic institutions 2. Candidates having Mphil/PhD Degree 3. A cademic publications if any: including newspaper article, journal publication, book publication etc. 4. Strong academic writing skills and ideally a publication record 5. Familiarity with the conventions and terminology of papers in disability sector Job duties will include, but not be limited to: 1. Developing research design and doing research analysis and reporting of the pan Odisha disability profiling of Odisha. 2. Developing the socio-economic indicators necessary for the disability profile of the State. 3. Developing the research design, mode of data collection and pilot the project in the field. 4. Identifying and selecting relevant studies 5. Willing to travel to field locations as and when required 6. Collecting, summarizing and presenting the available research evidence and key research findings on this topic. 7. Charting data 8. Conducting the data analysis work. 9. Collating, summarizing and reporting findings to the Research Team Lead. 10. Organising sharing workshops with government, Media and NGOs. 11. Preparing the final document for publication. Producing 3 publications for journals of repute. 12. Cataloguing universities/libraries/online sites to send publication to. 13. Working under the supervision of Research Team Lead. Time Period Project period is 12 months starting July 14, 2021. Age Age of the candidate should not be more than 40 years Salary Starting with 25K per month for freshers, it is negotiable based on papers published, journal reputation, institutions/experts with whom worked, understanding of disability and clarity of response during interview. Contact Please send your applications to our consultant asif@swabhiman.org and mark it it contact@swabhiman.org.