Are you a passionate advocate for research and community development? The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is seeking an Assistant Researcher focusing on conducting analysis and writing reports related to Sikhs and Panjab. Join our dynamic team and contribute to impactful content creation while engaging with the community. Reporting to the head of Innovation, you'll play a vital role in articulating news and policy matters. A journalism degree is preferred, and knowledge of the Sikh faith and Panjab matters is essential in current affairs.


  • Analyze global news and reports on Sikhs and Panjab
  • Draft, edit, and proof content for various publications, specifically reports
  • Research Sikh and Panjab matters
  • Collaborate with diverse team members, including researchers, analysts, writers, and designers
  • Deliver insightful summaries and presentations
  • Coordinate meetings, publications, and presentations


  • Bachelor's Degree in history, political science, or journalism
  • Two years of relevant working experience
  • Strong interest in connecting academia with the Sikh community
  • 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 2000 - 3000 word writing sample, preferably on current affairs.

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

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