Location: Bengaluru
Starting date: Immediately
Experience: 0 to 2 years
Travel: 5 days in a month
Application Process: On Rolling Basis
Duration: 6 months

About SELCO Foundation

SELCO Foundation is an open-source, not-for-profit organisation that engages in field-based R&D and ecosystem building for the deployment of clean energy solutions that alleviate poverty in tribal, rural and urban poor areas. The organisation collaborates with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs, NGOs from various developmental sectors and educational institutions to link the benefits of sustainable energy to poverty eradication. The organisation works across verticals such as energy access, health, water purification, livelihoods, and enterprise development with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs and partners from various developmental sectors.

Job Description

This position would require the candidate to have strong analytical thinking, writing and interpersonal communication skills. Experience in literature review, quantitative and qualitative analysis, data cleaning, descriptive and other statistics is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive secondary literature reviews on topics including public health, healthcare access, health equity, and renewable energy for sustainable development.
  • Collect, organize, and analyze data from various sources to generate insights and support research objectives.
  • Collaborate with team members to design research methodologies and frameworks for data collection and analysis.
  • Utilize statistical techniques and software tools to analyze data sets and extract meaningful conclusions.
  • Develop clear and visually compelling data visualizations, such as charts and graphs, to communicate research findings effectively.
  • Prepare written reports, presentations, and other materials summarizing research findings and recommendations for diverse audiences.
  • Support the development and implementation of research projects, including fieldwork and stakeholder engagement activities as needed.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in public health, biostatistics, or a related field.
  • Between 0-2 years of work experience in research and data analytics in health studies
  • Experience in conducting literature reviews and synthesizing health research findings.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, R, or Python.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities.

To apply for the role of Research Fellow at SELCO Foundation, please send your CV, Cover letter and 2 research writing samples to apply@selcofoundation.org, cc simrin@selcofoundation.org with the subject line as “Application for Research Fellow in Research and Studies Team”.