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Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

Sustainable Futures Collaborative


8 Jan 2024

31 Jan 2024



New Delhi

Job description

The candidate will be required to support and further ongoing work on air quality governance, policy and institutions in India. Major themes will include the following:

• Understanding the capacities and constraints of environmental regulators

• Strengthening institutional processes around air quality and health policy

• Helping build resources for shared, coherent public messaging on air quality.

There may also be opportunity to simultaneously work in collaboration with other SFC faculty and researchers, should there be overlapping interests (other current SFC focus areas are: climate policy, energy transitions, and adaptation and resilience). In addition, the Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate will eventually be expected to contribute and participate in organizational outreach and grant-support activities.


• Candidates with undergraduate or master’s degree in social sciences, public health, environmental science, or public policy are encouraged to apply

• Relevant work and research experience of at least 2-3 years required

• Training and experience in advanced quantitative or qualitative research methods highly desirable

• Demonstrated interest and experience in air quality or environment policy is desirable.

• Strong writing skills are essential; manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals highly desirable

• Demonstrated ability to take on and execute independent research projects would be a plus

About the organisation

The Sustainable Futures Collaborative is an independent research organisation that

• Analyses issues at the frontier of addressing climate change, managing the energy transition, and limiting environmental threats in India and globally;

• Informs policymakers, stakeholders and the public about key policy and governance levers, and their implications; and

• Accelerates the transition to an environmentally and socially sustainable future by enabling strategic action for systemic change.

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