IRMA Research Associate and Research Fellowship 2020

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Last updated on: 01-Jun-2020
EligibilityPostgraduate students
RegionIndia
AwardUp to INR 46,000 per month
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) invites applications for IRMA Research Associate and Research Fellowship 2020 from postgraduate in  Economics students. The position is open at Verghese Kurien Policy Lab (VKPL) at IRMA. The selected research associates will receive consolidated remuneration of INR 36,000 per month whereas the research fellows will receive INR 46,000 per month.

Fellowship
  • IRMA Research Associate and Research Fellowship 2020 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    For Research Fellowship:

    • Hold a postgraduate degree in Economics (including applied, agricultural, and mathematic economics), statistics, public policy, or other relevant social science fields with a strong quantitative focus
    • Have intermediate-level of knowledge of evidence-based policy analysis and evaluation
    • Have advance knowledge of statistical software packages (STATA or R)
    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Have at least two years of work experience beyond post-graduate studies in relevant fields

    For Research Associates:

    • Hold a postgraduate degree in Economics (including applied, agricultural, and mathematic economics), statistics, public policy, or other relevant social science fields with a strong quantitative focus
    • Have basic econometric skills
    • Have introductory knowledge of statistical software packages (STATA or R)
    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Have preferably less than two years of work experience beyond post-graduate studies in relevant field
    Benefits

    The selected Research Associates will receive consolidated remuneration of INR 36,000 per month and the Research Fellows will receive INR 46,000 per month.

    Documents
    • A cover letter (not exceeding two pages)
    • Updated CV (in not more than two pages)
    • A short essay in not more than 500 words
    • Name and contact of two references
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Click here and read all the instructions carefully. 
    Step 2: Prepare the application package. 
    Step 3: Send the application package by email to vkpl@irma.ac.in mentioning ‘VKPL RF Position 2020’ in the subject line for the Research Fellow position, and ‘VKPL RA Position 2020’ in the subject line for the Research Associate position.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 31st May 2020

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on the eligibility criteria.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The Research Associate will work on econometric aspects of program evaluation.
  • The Research Fellow will provide support to various research activities of the lab that include writing research grants, design and manage the implementation of field experiments and surveys and much more. 
  • The general terms and conditions of employment at IRMA will be applicable.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To know more, click here.

Contact Us

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001, Gujarat
Email: vkpl@irma.ac.in.

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