The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is seeking applications for the position of
Research Associate, to support its Access to Knowledge (A2K) Programme.
The research associate is expected to support the larger goals of the programme, which
include growth of Indian language Wikipedias, related Wikimedia projects and the
contributor communities. Your primary responsibility will be to undertake research on
selected topics relevant to key areas of programmatic work. For the present year, the
focus will be on studying challenges and efforts to bridge the gender gap/bias on Indian
language Wikimedia projects, exploring possibilities of collaboration with organizations
working on building resources related to gender and sexuality, and assisting with a
baseline study on Wikisource in India.
Given present restrictions on movement due to the pandemic, this would be a remote,
full-time position until further notice. We encourage applications from individuals
identifying as women, LGBTQIA+ and of gender non-conforming identity and sexual
orientation. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 6, 2021.
Please read the detailed call for applications here:
Thanks and Regards,
Programme Officer (Wikisource)
Access to Knowledge Programme
The Centre for Internet & Society