The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for Post Doctoral Fellowships 2015 under the Research Initiative ‘System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism for Agriculture and Nutrition (SPANDAN)’.
SPANDAN is supported by a grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a maximum of five fellowships will be offered. The main purpose of this project is to undertake research on understanding the linkages between agriculture, nutrition and health in India.
The candidates who are interested in this fellowship, should be holding a PhD degree in the relevant discipline (Agriculture, Demography, Economics, Nutrition, Home Science, or Health). Those applicants who have submitted their PhD for review and not yet been awarded their degree can also apply.
The duration of the fellowship will be for a period of 1 year with the possibility of extension of another 6 months. The fellows will be paid a consolidated sum of Rs 75,000 per month. A maximum of five fellowships will be offered.
How to apply
The interested and eligible candidates should mail their resumes, two references, synopsis of their Ph.D. thesis (for those who have not been awarded the degree), one sample publication, and the proposed research agenda as a postdoctoral fellow under SPANDAN, along with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The last date for submission of application is August 15
The institute is an advanced research institute set up and fully funded by the Reserve Bank of India for carrying out research on development issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view.