Assistant Researcher

Assistant Researcher (Content – History)

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  • Assistant Researcher (Content – History)

Are you passionate about Sikh research and community development? TheSikh Research Institute(SikhRI) is seeking an Assistant Researcher to join our dynamic team. In this role, you’ll contribute to our research and development initiatives, creating impactful content and fostering community engagement. You will be part of the Content development team and report to the head of Content and Delivery. Knowledge of the Sikh faith is required.

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Are you passionate about Sikh research and community development? TheSikh Research Institute(SikhRI) is seeking an Assistant Researcher to join our dynamic team. In this role, you’ll contribute to our research and development initiatives, creating impactful content and fostering community engagement. You will be part of the Content development team and report to the head of Content and Delivery. Knowledge of the Sikh faith is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, edit, and proof content for various publications
  • Research Sikh matters, forming Gurmat perspectives rooted in Bani (Wisdom), Tavarikh (History), and Rahit (Lifestyle)
  • Design, conduct, and analyze surveys on Sikh topics
  • Collaborate with diverse team members, including researchers, analysts, writers, and designers
  • Deliver insightful presentations

Requirements:

  • Degree in humanities, religious studies, history, or political science
  • Two years of relevant working experience
  • Strong interest in connecting academia with the Sikh community, particularly in the study of Guru Granth Sahib and Sikh matters
  • Proficiency in English (additional proficiency in Panjabi is a plus)
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of editing principles, AP Style, and web publishing
  • Basic HTML knowledge; technical proficiency in Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace
  • Experience with WordPress or similar content management systems
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with outstanding time and project management skills focused on deliverables and deadlines.
  • Commitment of 3+ years

To Apply:

In your cover letter, address:

  • Why SikhRI? Share your passion for contributing to Sikh research and development.
  • Why You? Explain why you are the perfect fit for this role.

Provide a 3000 – 5000 word writing sample.

Join SikhRI and be part of a vibrant team making a meaningful impact.