: PostDoctoral Research Fellowship 2015 announces by University of Calcutta

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship 2015

An applications for the Post Doctoral Research Fellowship are invited by an eligible and talented candidates in the field of social sciences that has relevance to human development. This is to inform all the candidates that this fellowship will be granted for 1 year.

Eligibility Criteria : 
The candidate must be an Indian citizen and also comes under 40 years of age and must have obtained a PhD degree in any area of social science or humanities.
Those candidates who already had submitted their PhD and are awaiting for results and/or employed as junior faculty in academic institutions are also eligible to apply for this fellowship program.
The fellowship will be  granted for the amount of Rs 40,000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs 50,000/- per year for meeting research related permissible expenses against submission of bills. The items which are covered under permissible expenses which includes the expense of field survey, attending seminar/ conference/ workshop and stationeries.
All the eligible fellowship awardee will be get with office space at IDSK, Salt Lake Campus and will have complete access to the library, computer laboratory and other facilities/benfits which are easily available at IDSK. 
Selection Process: 
The selection process will be conducts on the basis of the advisory committee of RTCHDS and they will select the candidates on the basis of the evaluation of their applications and personal interviews. Only selected candidates will be called for an interview by the selection committee.How to Apply 

All candidates are informed that their filled applications may be sent via email or by registered post/speed post/courier to reach RTCHDS before the closing/due date 03rd April 2015.
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, 
Application should include: 
  • The proposed plan of post-doctoral work at RTCHDS (should not more than 2000 words)
  • CV including list of publications.
  • A sample of 2 articles maximum which is published by the applicant.
  • Synopsis/abstract of applicant’s PhD thesis. (In case of junior faculty, all the filled applications should be routed through proper channel)

Important Dates :

All filled applications will be sent by the candidates via email or by registered post/speed post/courier to reach RTCHDS by 03rd April 2015. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified by email / post by 17th April 2015 
Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Development Studies (RTCHDS) 
(A joint initiative of University of Calcutta & Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, Sponored by UGC), Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human, Development Studies, 
Institute of Development Studies 
Kolkata, DD-27/D, Salt Lake, 
Sector I, Kolkata-700064, 

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