Calcutta University Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2016

Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2016

Applications are invited for post-doctoral research fellowships in any area of social sciences that has relevance to human development; the fellowship will be granted for one year.

Eligibility for Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2016

An applicant must be an Indian citizen under 40 years of age and should have obtained a PhD degree in any area of social science or humanities.

Applicants who have submitted PhD thesis and are waiting for results and/or employed as junior faculty in academic institutions can also apply.

Important Dates for Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2016

Applications can be sent by email or by registered post/speed post/courier to reach RTCHDS by April 2016

Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified by email / post by April 2016

Fellowship: The fellowship will be a consolidated amount of Rs40,000/- (Rupees forty thousand only) per month and a contingency grant of Rs50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) per year for meeting research related permissible expenses against submission of bills.

Items covered under permissible expenses include costs of field survey, attending seminar / conference / workshop and stationeries.

Selection Process: The advisory committee of RTCHDS will select the candidates based on evaluation of their applications and personal interviews. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.

How to Apply – Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2016?

Applications can be sent by email or by registered post/speed post/courier to reach RTCHDS by April 2016.

Applications may be sent to the following address: Coordinator, Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, DD-27/D, Salt Lake, Sector I, Kolkata-700064.

Application should include: (i) proposed plan of post-doctoral work at RTCHDS (not more than 2000 words); (ii) CV including list of publications; (iii) sample of maximum two articles published by the applicant; and (iv) synopsis/abstract of applicant’s PhD thesis. (In case of junior faculity, applications should be routed through proper channel).

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