Job Details

Research Associate

Posted Date

Mar 26 2018


5 years




As per industry standard


Post Graduate/MPhil/PhD (Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology)


Research Associate

Functional Area

Product Design & Development

Job Description

A Research Associate from STHAAPAK works on the development and delivery of CAFÉ (Continuous Assessment Framework Engine) – which is the flagship career assessment/guidance framework created in-house.


Research & Development

  • Research on various psychometric, aptitude and career test approaches, relevant industries
  • Design, conduct and coordinate field level surveys
  • Work with core product team to design evaluation tools and formats based on pre-defined goals and indicators
  • Informational Interviews with Industry experts, various stakeholders, Psychologists and Career Counsellors feedback
  • Documentation of feedback

Field Work

  • Conduct trainings and monitor test on the field
  • Collate and analyze findings from the data collected
  • Build capacity (through training, coordinating work plans and schedules, mentoring) of partners from a specific region of the country to conduct independent evaluations in their region
  • Trainings of administrators and scorers
  • Site visits as and when required

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Educational qualifications: Post Graduate/MPhil/PhD (Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology) with a keen interest in the skilling/employability sector
  • Experience – Minimum 5 years of experience in Skilling/Employability/Vocational training industry with specialization around creating/working on assessment tests
  • Proficiency in M.S. Office (Excel, Power Point and Word)
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) to effectively correspond with a diverse audience. This would require Proficiency in English, Hindi or any other Indian language
  • Preferable criteria: Knowledge of basic statistical concepts/tools (SPSS etc) and the ability to deal with large data sets with the help of analysis packages such as STATA

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