[Job Offer] Archival Research Assistant at CSH, Deadline – 16 October 2022.

[Job Offer] Archival Research Assistant at CSH, Deadline – 16 October 2022.

Job Summary:

The CSH is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

This position is for a period of one month on a full-time basis. The candidate selected will work under the supervision of Sarah Vincent, on a research project related to uncovering historical statistics related to the Indian Emergency (1975-77).


M.A. in History or Economics. Bachelor’s degree holders in history, diploma in liberal studies and museology may also be considered. Prior experience in archival research is favorable and knowledge of libraries in Delhi.


  • Potentially obtain source material from various libraries in New Delhi ranging from the Central Secretariat Library, National Archival, Nehru Memorial Library, etc.
  • To spend 5-7 hours per day in the above-mentioned libraries
  • To digitalize the information upon completion of the month


Between 35,000 INR and 60,000 INR for the whole period, depending on qualification.

Application and Selection:

Please send an email to Sarah Vincent: sarah.vincent@univ-amu.fr latest by 16th October 2022, midnight (Indian time), with a relevant version of your CV and a short motivation paragraph indicating prior experience, current location, period of availability, and how this could help your future career. If selected, I would be happy to help you with future applications to academic opportunities.

Note: Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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