Opportunities

 Applications to faculty & Non-faculty positions are invited for the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) project of CEI&AR.

Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Teachers Professional Development

Non-Faculty Positions

  • Post-Doctoral Fellows / Research Associate/ Research Assistant – Science
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows/ Research Associate/ Research Assistant- Mathematics
  • Research Associate- Research
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Project Manager (Educational Technology)
  • Implementation Head
  • Senior Programme Manager
  • Executive Producer (Production)
  • Production Manager
  • Communication Assistant- Web Site and Social Media Manager
  • Communication Assistant- Desk Top Publication

For more details, click here

THE TEACHER PAGES INNOVATOR FELLOWSHIP 2017-2018

A CEQUE-TISS Joint Initiative, TPIF is an 8 month fellowship program for Language and Maths teachers of grades 3 to 8, that gives innovative teachers a chance to learn new skills, receive recognition for their work and scale their impact through professionally filmed videos of their classroom teaching.

For more details Click here

Fellowship details in Marathi Click here

Internship at CLIx- 2017

CLIx is looking to get interns on board for a period of two to three month April- June 2017 at TISS, Mumbai to assist CLIx team in the following areas:

1. Curriculum Development (Mathematics and English, Mumbai & Science, Bhopal)

2. Field Action Research (for implementing States-Telangana, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram)

3. Field technologist

4. Media production

Skills/knowledge required:

Expertise of working with spreadsheets; Basic software development cycle; Good command over English, Hindi and Telugu; Orientation towards research

Qualification:

For 1- BSc/ MSc/ BA/ MA (1st and 2ndyear); Domain expertise, experience and interest in school education

For 2- MA in Education, Social work, Social Entrepreneurs (1st and 2ndyear)

For 3 and 4- B Tech/BCA /MCA/MSc/ Media studies (2nd year engineering student or final year graduation student)

Based on relevant experience, the intern will be provided with stipend. In case of field work, the project will support travel and stay for the candidates. Limited hostel accommodation during TISS vacation may be provided in case it is available.

Expected time period:

Between April- June 2017

About TISS:

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which was established in 1936 is a Deemed University fully funded by the University Grant Commission (UGC), Government of India. The TISS offers 46 Master Degree Programmes in a range of Socially relevant inter-disciplinary of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. It has a strong M.Phil/Ph.D programme a high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute.

The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunities to practitioners committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action and invites interested persons located within and outside India to apply for the position of Lead Technologist- CLIx.

About CLIx:

The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) is an innovative field action programme being launched by the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR), to improve the professional and academic prospects of high school’s students from underserved communities in India. CLIx incorporates thoughtful pedagogical design and leverages contemporary technology, including online capabilities, to provide quality educational content and experiences at scale in the areas of Mathematics, English and Science along with the development of Values. Teacher education is an integral part of the initiative. The initiative aims to reach a total of approximately 1,000 schools and 150,000 students in 4 states, as well as conduct professional development for approximately 4500 teachers. CLIx involves partnerships and collaborations with research and development institutions, and state governments. CLIx is led by the Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Tata Trusts. For more information, please visit https://clix.tiss.edu/

Candidates may apply using the below online link:

CLIx Internship – Application

For any queries please contact Poonam Sachdev, (Email: poonam.sachdev@tiss.edu) with CIx- Internship 2017 in the subject line of your e-mail.

Call for Field Action Research Fellows

Job descriptions for Field Action Research Fellows(FARF): Two Positions

Key responsibilities:

Work closely with partner Implementation lead and TISS Implementation leads to support the process of implementation; Manage the daily programs activities at the state level. This will include planning, field testing and implementation of curricular offerings in an ongoing manner; Coordinating, hand-holding the state implementation team, troubleshooting issues etc.; Work closely with the local ecosystem (educational institutes, volunteers, resource groups) and facilitate their involvement in the programs; Documenting the field interventions, communications and reporting; Involved in on-going research activities and support the local team in all the research activities; Monitoring of the implementation and summarize and report the progress of implementation; Coordinate/ organizing orientation/programs; Perform any other task assigned by the Implementation leads and core CLIx team.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be post-graduates in Education/ Development Studies/Social Work or equivalent from recognized institutions.

Experience:

Field experience–working with schools and teachers; Experience in working with field teams will be an advantage.

Skills & Competencies:

Knowledge of field issues in education and familiarity with technology use in education; Excellent written and verbal skills in English Fluency in Hindi and other Indian languages; Self-motivation and ability to multi-task and deal with stressful situations; Ability to undertake extensive travel and for extended periods of time; Ability to support field teams and partners

Remuneration:

The monthly remuneration for the position is between Rs. 30,000-40,000 (based on experience and qualification)

Location:

Rajasthan

Download details | Apply for FARFs


CLIx Faculty Fellowships 2016-2017

We are pleased to announce CLIx Faculty Fellowships for faculty from colleges and University Departments involved with teaching Mathematics, Science, English, Technology and teacher education, in the States of Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.

Number of fellowships for 2016-17: 5

1. Curriculum Development for Mathematics

2. Curriculum Development for English

3. Curriculum Development for Science

4. Teacher Professional Development

Last date:

Round 1: September 30, 2016

Round 2: December 31, 2016

Round 3: March 31, 2017

Round 4: June 30,2017

Download details | Apply for Clix Faculty Fellowship

 

CLIx Internship

We are pleased to announce CLIx Internship for students interested in Mathematics, Science, English, Technology and teacher education, in the States of Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.

The Interns will assist the CLIx team in the following areas

  • Curriculum Development (one each for Mathematics and English to be based at TISS Mumbai)
  • Field Action Research (one each for implementing States-Telangana, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram)
  • UI/UX Developer (one to be based at TISS Mumbai)
  • Field technologist (one to be based at TISS Mumbai)
  • Media production

Skills/knowledge required

  • Expertise of working with spreadsheets
  • Basic software development cycle
  • Good command over English, Hindi and Telugu
  • Orientation towards research

Qualification

  • For 1- BSc/ MSc/ BA/ MA (1st and 2ndyear); Domain expertise, experience and interest in school education
  • For 2- MA in Education, Social work, Social Entrepreneurs (1st and 2ndyear)
  • For 4 and 5- B Tech/BCA /MCA/MSc (2nd year engineering student or final year graduation st
    udent)

Based on relevant experience, the intern will be provided with stipend. In case of field work, the project will support travel and stay for the candidates. Limited hostel accommodation during TISS vacation may be provided in case it is available.
Duration: The Internship may be availed for a period with dates decided and agreed on mutually.

Download details | Apply for CLIx Internship


Vinod Raina Fellowship for Science Education and Research

Clix is pleased to invite application for Vinod Raina fellowship for science education and research.

The fellows will become a part of science curriculum development team at Eklavya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. As part of their job they will be expected to participate in and contribute to the development of modules for topics in science at the high school using a combination of print and digital media, and hands-on experimentation and supported by teacher professional development (TPD). Clix adopts a research based design approach to the curriculum development. The process will include time in schools for observation of classroom practice and testing content and digital tools. It also requires various research activities that may lead to research papers and reports on various issues of education. The posts are academic and may involve designing and conducting of workshops and blended TPD.

Read more | Apply here


Part time position available in the Communications Team- CLIx Project

This would entail:

  • working on internal & external communication tasks -maintaining documentation- reports, audio-video files, photographs and sourcing these from the various teams
  • able to work on various social media  platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  •  liaising with vendors for printing of communication materials
  • assisting in the management of the CLIx website
  • coordinating workshops and internal meetings
  • other related tasks.

Qualifications:  A graduate in any discipline with a Post Graduate Diploma in Communications (preferred). Graduates with suitable work experience will also be considered.

Skills & Competencies Required:

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Well versed with social media
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse team.
  • Ability to multi-task

Location: TISS, Mumbai

Contact: sunita.badrinarayan@tiss.edu


TISS – MIT Education Technology Internships/Fellowships (CLIx)
The TISS – MIT Education Technology Internships/Fellowships (CLIx) will provide interns an opportunity to come for short duration to work on educational technology projects for the Connected Learning Initiative. Interns will receive active mentoring from faculty and staff experts at TISS and MIT.

Read more | Apply here

TISS – MIT Education Technology Internships/Fellowships (Academic  Computing)

The TISS – MIT Education Technology Internships/Fellowships (Academic  Computing) will provide interns an opportunity to come for short duration to develop software tools to transform TISS courses into OpenEdX. OpenEdX is the open source MOOC platform developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and others around the world to transform teaching and learning through massively open online courses.

Read more | Apply here


Summer Internship

Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR) invites applications for Summer Internship

Si. No. Position No of posts Location Duration
1 Summer Internship 5 Mumbai 2-4 months

Details of the internship can be downloaded here.To apply click  here.
Last date of application: 3rd May 2016

Faculty Fellowship

Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR) invites applications for Faculty Fellowship.

Si. No. Position No of posts Location Duration
1 Faculty Fellowship 5 Mumbai 2-4 months

Details of the fellowship can be downloaded here. To apply click here.
Last date of application: 3rd May 2016

Non-faculty positions

Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR) invites applications for various non-faculty positions. For further information kindly visit here.
Last date for application: April 20, 2016.

 Sr. No.  Positions  No. of Posts  Location  Duration
 1.  Production/Project Manager for English, Mathematics and
Teacher Professional Development
 Three  Mumbai  Two Year
 2.  Research Associate/ Post-Doctoral Fellows for English,
Mathematics and Teacher Professional Development.
 Four  Mumbai Two Year
 3. Field Technologist- Implementation site Two One Each for Telangana and Chhattisgarh Two Year
 4.  Field Support Person (FSP)- Implementation Team  Eight Five positions for Chhattisgarh; Three for Telangana  Two Years
 5.  Assistant Media Producer  One  Mumbai  Two Years
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