Fellow (Assistant Professor equivalent)
Advertiser: Centre for the Digital Future, India Development Foundation
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Industrial Organization - Law and Economics
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 5th floor, Parsvnath Arcadia, MG Road, Sector 14, Gurgaon, Haryana, 122001, India
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 31 Dec 2022 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 31 Dec 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2022.
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Ad text:

About: The India Development Foundation (IDF) is a Gurgaon NCR based private non-profit established in 2003. We carry out and disseminate research in areas of economic and social sector policy, regulation and competition. This has direct relevance to economic policy making in India. We are a small group of committed scholars aiming to improve the quality of policy discourse in India. For more information, please visit www.idfresearch.org

Within IDF, we have a division called Center for The Digital Future (CDF), which is focused solely on research and policy to enable India’s transition to a digital economy. For more information, please visit www.cdfresearch.org

Job description: We wish to expand our team by adding researchers committed to carrying out economic research that directly informs policy. We have multiple openings but are especially interested in scholars working in the areas of industrial organization, regulatory economics, competition economics, etc. They will strengthen our team working on issues of choice, competition and innovation in the digital economy. For other positions, we are also interested in research scholars working broadly in the areas of empirical development economics.

Applicants who are interested in contributing to evidence based public policy formulation will find this position especially useful. They must prove their research track record by their doctoral dissertations and research papers. On our part we will provide you a stimulating research and intellectual environment and a chance to make a direct impact through your research.

For inquiries, please write to nchadha@idfresearch.org and sswarup@idfresearch.org

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  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
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  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 2
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