Verité Research

The Media Analysis
Strategic Analysis for Asia
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Verité Research is an interdisciplinary think tank that provides strategic analysis and advice to governments, international organisations and the private sector in Sri Lanka and Asia.

Verité houses four research teams: Economics, Politics, Law and Media

These teams cross pollinate each other, giving Verité its unique ‘interdisciplinary’ approach to understanding and analysing issues.

 Research Assistant - Media (with Tamil competency)

Verité’s Media Research team is looking to hire a Research Assistant who is fluent in Tamil and English. 

We encourage you to apply if you believe you have a good understanding and knowledge of Sri Lankan current affairs, are passionate about media and politics and are interested in engaging in current socio-political issues. 

Excellent translation skills from Tamil to English is a mandatory requirement for this role. You will be involved in reading, translating, writing as well as administrative tasks.

 Candidates must have an undergraduate degree from the arts stream, be competent in MS Office programmes, have good communication and interpersonal skills and be willing to work under tight deadlines.

Deadline: 30th April 2018


Research Assistant - Economics

Verité Research seeks a Research Assistant who is passionate about economic development to join its Economics Research team.

We encourage you to apply if you believe you are detail oriented, curious and have excellent writing and communication skills. This position is a great experience and learning opportunity for anyone hoping to pursue research in Economic Development and Migration.

You will be involved in data collection, writing, analysis, as well as administrative tasks.

Candidates must have a First or Second-Upper degree in Economics, Statistics, Public policy, Sociology or another related field with at least one year of work experience (research-related experience will be an added advantage). Candidates must also be willing to travel and undertake field research.

Required skills include MS Office and knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS, STATA or other programming languages

Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and Sinhala (knowledge of Tamil would be an advantage)

Deadline: 30th April 2018


To apply, please send in your CV and cover letter to