Post-doctoral Position/Research Fellowship in Economics

Centre for Development Economics (CDE) and the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG)


Applications are invited for a post-doctoral fellowship position in Economics on a rolling basis, valid for one year from the date of appointment. Young researchers are encouraged to apply for this position. The selected applicant will be paid a stipend comparable to the salary of UGC approved Assistant Professor and can avail free hostel accommodation at IEG.

Eligibility: Applicants should have a completed PhD degree from Indian or foreign university, and should NOT hold a permanent academic post in any other institution. Candidates who have submitted their dissertation but have not yet had their viva can also apply.

Responsibility: The position carries no teaching obligations. The candidate will be expected to participate in the regular academic activities of CDE and IEG, especially presentation and attendance in seminars and conferences, contribute to the working paper series, as well as interact with the faculty of both institutions on research issues of mutual interest.

Application: Applicants should provide following documents

(i) Updated Curriculum Vita

(ii) Copies of not more than three best published or unpublished papers

(iii) Names of three referees

(iv) Copy of PhD certificate. Students who have submitted their dissertation but have not yet had their viva should provide a letter from concerned authorities as proof of submission.

Application deadline: The current application window will remain open till 30th of September 2018.

Application and queries can be sent to: