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Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship 2017

Deadline: 24-Apr-2017

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Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship invites application for the candidates who have been awarded their PhD and should be early career researchers working in social science with a focus on South Asia, for a period of 8 months during each academic year, based at the LSE India observatory. This fellowship was established in 1997 at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) in partnership with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and the fellowship covers £1500 a month.

Eligibility

  • Candidates should have been awarded their PhD.
  • This fellowship is not intended for candidates registered for a degree or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.
  • Candidates should be early career researchers working in social science with a focus on South Asia.
  • Candidates should be employed with established institutions in the SAARC region which include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

How to apply?

The application can be done by post or by email with the following steps:
Step 1:
The candidates should use A4-sized plain paper.
Step 2: Attach a cover letter of no more than 1 page, curriculum vitae of no more than 3 pages.
Step 3: Also attach an outline of proposed research of no more than 3 pages.
Step 4: Give the names and addresses of 2 referees, familiar with their work, to be contacted by the Committee. Do not staple your application.
Step 5: Now email it as a Word or PDF document or send it to the given address:

The Fellowships Selection Committee, India Observatory,
London School of Economics & Political Science,
Houghton Street,
London WC2A 2AE, UK

More Information

The themes of Economy and Society in South Asia with a particular focus:

  • Growth and inclusion
  • Climate change and environmental sustainability
  • Social and human security
  • Population and development
  • Governance and democracy

The successful candidate will be informed of the decision by the end of July 2017.

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