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Research Associate (Volunteer): Research & Academic Writing related to Overshoot, Collapse, Existential Risks, Strong Sustainability, Climate Change etc.

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Orb-Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation
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GREATER MUMBAI(MUMBAI), Índia
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Publicado há 3 meses
Research Associate (Volunteer): Research & Academic Writing related to  Overshoot, Collapse,  Existential Risks, Strong Sustainability, Climate Change etc.

About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to articulate & navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, Scarcity, Chaos & Uncertainty. It is the flagship initiative of Orb Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation, a not for profit (Section-8 Company) registered in Mumbai, India.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS (JD): 

This is a multi-tasking- research, analysis & content writing profile involving the following tasks: ​

  • Extensive reading of all literature (multiple types - books , papers, articles) to enable content development
  • Refinement of Theory of Change (TOC) & Conceptual Frameworks: Brainstorm (with the team), Research, Validation, Improvisation
  • Assist Project Director in development and publication orientation series essays for the organization website
  • Write supplementary essays independently
  • Storyboard essays for the GCR YouTube channel (based on essay series research)
  • Any other related task as required by the Project Director

Who can apply?

  • Open minded and willing to engage with radical ideas
  • Background in academics, journalism, research , grass-root activism (motivated self-taught candidates and those from non-academic background are welcome to apply)
  • Interested in engaging with us for medium to long-term volunteer projects (minimum of 3 months commitment required)
  • Looking for a career shift into research, activism, advocacy, journalism
  • Open for a critical analysis & evaluation of mainstream environmentalism 

Core Qualification & Expertise:

  • Post-docs, post- graduates (preferably from academic disciplines related to Environment, Ecological Economics, Alternative Economics, Post-growth, Climate Change, Sustainability, Climate Justice, etc.) &/or
  • with 3 or more years of relevant experience

We are seeking candidates with any of the following skills:

  • Experience of research, theory and analysis
  • Experience & capability of writing research papers
  • Experience of creative writing or environmental journalism
  • Communication experience
  • Experience in designing and execution of research
  • Experience in managing a small research team
  • Curious & passionate about issues related to Existential Risks, sustainability, climate change, scarcity etc.

Benefits

  • A unique opportunity to learn about and engage with radical and non-mainstream ideas like overshoot, existential risks, collapse, degrowth, post-growth etc.
  • A research opportunity not typed to academic or institutional limitations
  • Opportunity to co-author/author blogs and other texts
  • Flexibility - fit research and writing around your interests and other commitments
  • A fantastic experience for those who seek to make a significant difference in addressing the challenges of the Anthropocene
  • A certificate or letter of reference can be provided for your career progression
  • A fantastic experience for those who seek to make a significant difference in addressing the human predicament
  • GCR is not currently in a position to offer any stipend to volunteers but we certainly respect your decision to dedicate your valuable skills & expertise towards the objectives of this public interest initiative

Disclaimers:

  • Although Climate Change is an important aspect of our work it is not the primary focus
  • Candidates who are passionate, committed towards holistic learning, dedication to stick with the work and can have patience with a new NGO that is just getting going will benefit the most from this opportunity.
  • Ideally committing 3-4 months will help the candidate to get the most out of this project
  • We are a budding organization with meagre resources and supervision capabilities, so please be aware that you will need to be flexible and self-motivated. In exchange we do offer a unique research experience in a welcoming and passionate team, and a chance to explore radical and non-mainstream ideas outside of traditional institutions.

About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to articulate & navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, Scarcity…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Data de Início
    10 de fevereiro de 2022
    00:00 GMT+5:30
    18:30 UTC
  • Data de término
    30 de junho de 2022
    23:59 GMT+5:30
    18:29 UTC
  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por semana
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar do mundo
Local Associado
6, Rd Number 1, Chembur West, Sector 3, Chedda Nagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400089, India
Mumbai 400089

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