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Policy Officer (Policy research around building the cybersecurity discourse in India)

by Gurshabad Grover last modified Jan 21, 2020 01:31 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society is looking to hire a policy researcher for its cybersecurity policy project. Research focuses around governance of emerging technologies, international frameworks for cybersecurity and cyber norms, domestic cyber policy frameworks, human rights in the cybersecurity domain, personal data governance and the commercial aspects of cyber security among others. Women and individuals from under-represented communities are specifically encouraged to apply. The will be till December 2020, with a possibility of extension.

Job Description

  • To independently produce writing and research on various topics assigned

  • To proactively identify policy windows and opportunities for engagement

  • To conceptualise and plan events to disseminate and discuss research

  • To complete any administrative task concerning institution building assigned by the supervisor



  • Any under-graduate degree
  • Relevant Masters Degree in Law, Public Policy or Economics preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of cyber security and cyber policy
  • Relevant work experience and publication record preferred
  • Ability to work independently and communicate with a team that is spread out across multiple  cities



Based on experience and educational qualifications.



Please e-mail the following documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Two writing samples ( co-authored samples do not count) of around 1500 words each. (If you are submitting an extract of a longer paper, please provide appropriate context) Relevant writing samples preferred
  4. Names of two referees who we can contact.


Please mail these details to Arindrajit Basu (Research Manager, Cybersecurity Project) at [email protected]



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