Job Posting | Research Director at Central Square Foundation


Hi all,

Founded in 2012, Central Square Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic foundation working
with the vision of ensuring quality school education for all children in India.We work with leading practitioners, foundations and think tanks, and have provided strategic & implementation support to Central and State governments in India. We are supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Larry Ellison Foundation.

We are looking for a Research Director who can identify gaps, and learnings - and accordingly mobilize research communities to complement their respective methods and varying lenses for conducting research that enables us to find answers to pressing questions regarding the Indian education system. CSF’s research team is also deeply engaged with renowned experts like Luis Crouch (Chief Technical Officer, RTI International), Prof. Karthik Muralidharan (Professor - Economics, University of California, San Diego and co-chair of the education programme, J-PAL) and Yamini Aiyar (President, Centre for Policy Research) to create public goods around our work.

Please see the job description here ( which also has a link to the application form if you wish to apply.

Rhea D’Costa
Program Manager (Strategy)
Central Square Foundation
[email protected]