Advertiser: Centre for the Digital Future, India Development Foundation
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Industrial Organization - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
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 May 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 May 2023
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 and www.cdfresearch.org

Job description: We have multiple openings for researchers committed to carrying out economic research that directly informs policy. The first opening is for scholars working in the areas of empirical development economics. This is for work related to social sector policy including, jobs, education, health, e-governance and more. The second opening is for scholars working in the areas of industrial organization, regulatory economics, competition economics, etc. This is for work related to issues of choice, competition and innovation in the digital economy.

Applicants who are interested in contributing to evidence based public policy formulation will find these positions especially interesting. They must prove their research track record by their doctoral dissertations and research papers. If you have any work experience, it will be a plus, but not necessary. On our part we will provide you a stimulating research and intellectual environment and a chance to make a direct impact through your research.

This is a full time job based in Gurgaon, India. That is our preference. However, we do have select remote working possibilities as well. Please indicate your interest while applying

For inquiries, please write to sswarup@idfresearch.org

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