Research Associate/Research Fellow/Sr. Research Fellow (Economics)

 Research Associate/Research Fellow/Sr. Research Fellow (Economics)

Organization: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Apply By: 25 Feb 2020

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

About IIFT

IIFT is a premier institution of education, training and research in the area of International Business set up by Department of Commerce, Government of India. The Centre for Research on International Trade (CRIT) which is a part of IIFT has three Centres under it with the Centre for WTO Studies being one of them.

The Centre for WTO Studies was established at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in November, 2002. Centre is a professional body which conducts independent research and training programmes on the WTO and related matters.

The Centre for WTO Studies intends to engage Economics researchers either at the level of Research Associate (Economics) or Research Fellow (Economics) or Senior Research Fellow (Economics) to work on issues related to WTO and international trade. The engagement shall be purely on contractual basis for a period of one year. The candidate should possess the following qualification:

Post Qualification:

MA(Eco)/MA(International trade)/M.Phil(Economics)/Ph.D(Economics) : Research Associate/Research Fellow/Sr. Research Fellow (Economics)

The candidates should have sound knowledge of computer application and packages [M.S. Word, M.S. Outlook, Excel, Power Point]. The candidate should have good command over English (spoken as well as written) and should have experience of research activities.

Experience: The candidates having research experience on different aspects of international trade including Agriculture, IPR, Services, e-commerceTrade Remedies and WTO Disputes in any reputed organization shall be preferred.

Tenure: The appointment will be purely on contractual basis for a period of one year with a possibility of further extension based on the performance.

Emoluments: The Researchers shall be paid fixed monthly emoluments depending upon their qualification and experience as under:

  • Research Associate (Eco) Rs.30,000/- per month
  • Research Fellow (Eco) Rs.36,000/- per month
  • Senior Research Fellow (Eco) having at least three years research experience Rs.48,000/- per month*
  • Senior Research Fellow (Eco) having Ph.D Degree in Economics and preferably some independent research experience Rs.54,000/- per month*

* It may be noted that candidates applying for the post of Sr. RF (Eco) based on their qualification and experience are not automatically eligible to be engaged as a Sr. R.F. (Eco). Their performance during the interview, in-depth knowledge of the economic aspects of WTO and experience in a reputed organisation shall be the deciding factor.

In addition, a candidate engaged as a Research Associate, Research Fellow and Sr. Research Fellow (Eco) shall be entitled to leave and other facilities in accordance with the existing orders on the subject.

The selected candidate will need to join immediately.

Candidates who have been awarded Post Graduate Degree in Economics/Ph.D Degree in Eco and are in possession of their Degree/Provisional Degree on the date of this advertisement should only apply.

How to apply

Indian nationals having the above qualifications and experience should only apply and send their c.v. by email to recruitment.cws@iift.edu latest by 25th February, 2020. The shortlisted candidates shall be called for written test, computer skill test and interview before the Selection Committee at the Centre for W.T.O. Studies (8th Dr. Pramod Kumar GuptaFloor), NAFED House, Siddhartha Enclave, Ashram Chowk, Ring Road, New Delhi - 110014.

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