Ramaiah Public Policy Center, Gokula Education Foundation (Medical), Bengaluru

The Ramaiah Public Policy Center (RPPC) under the Gokula Education Foundation (Medical) invites applications to fill two positions (full time) for the project titled ‚ÄúScientometric and Ontological Mapping of Solid Waste Management‚ÄĚ funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), NSTMIS, New Delhi.

Solid waste management (SWM) is a critical issue globally and nationally in India. Management of solid waste is complex as it involves many elements and sub-elements. Scientometric and ontological approaches are required to understand the complete system based on peer reviewed literature.

The objectives of this project are (a) to describe the performance and practice of SWM and the role of research and academic in waste management, (b) explain the reasons for not achieving complete SWM, and (c) to develop a roadmap for the changes required in research, policy and practice.

The positions are full time and contractual positions for 18 months with fixed pay. The number of posts and other details are given below:

Name of PostNumber of PostQualification & experienceEmolumentsProject Duration (Months)
1. Research Associate (Project Co-ordinator- II)1PhD/ PGAs per DST norms18
2. Research Associate (Project Co-ordinator- III/ Consultant)1PG/ GraduateAs per DST norms18

The candidates should have background in research, excellent analytical and computing skills, and excellent communication and writing skills. An understanding of quantitative/ qualitative data analysis methods, SPSS/ MS Excel, and Scopus/Web of Science/PubMed will be an added advantage.

Application Process

Candidates who are interested should mail their detailed Curriculum Vitae to the Project Investigator (e-mail: by 15th February 2020. Applicants are requested to indicate their mobile number and email ID in the application. Incomplete applications and those received late will not be entertained. Only the shortlisted applicants will be invited to the interview. Candidates should produce the original testimonials/ certificates as proof of the details furnished in their applications at the time of interview for verification, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the interview.

For any further information, please contact

Dr Shwetmala Kashyap, Senior Research Fellow, Ramaiah Public Policy Center, Gokula Education Foundation (Medical), MS Ramaiah Nagar, MSRIT Post, Bangalore- 560054, T: +918023601742/e-mail: