Research Assistant – Media

The Media Research team offers its researchers the opportunity to learn and engage in a range of interesting topics such as media ethics, media ownership and the gaps between Sinhala, English and Tamil press reporting.

The Verité Research Media Team is looking to hire a Research Assistant for the Media team.

We encourage you to apply for this position if 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.


Requirements include:

  • Knowledge of local politics and print media
  • Interest in reading and analysing the Sinhala press
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Degree from the social sciences or humanities field
  • Prior work experience in research
  • Fluency in Sinhala and English reading and writing
  • Prior experience in using social media platforms will be an added advantage

Send in your CV and Cover Letter to
Deadline: 15th May 2020