JOB POST: Research Associate & Research Fellow in Economics @ Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi: Apply by May 22

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 Regional Trade has been established at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in December, 2016.

For its research work, the Centre intends to engage Researchers either at the level of Research Associate (Economics) or Research Fellow (Economics) to look after international trade issues. The engagement shall be purely on contractual basis for a period of one year.

The candidate should possess the following qualification:

M.A. (Eco)/M.A. (International trade)/M.Phil (Economics) with sound knowledge of computer application and packages [M.S. Word, M.S. Access, M.S. Outlook, Excel, Power Point].

The candidate should have good command over English (spoken as well as written) and should have interest in research activities.


The candidates having experience in research activities particularly international trade issues in any reputed organization shall be preferred.


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


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

  • Research Associate: Rs.25, 000/- per month
  • Research Fellow: Rs.30, 000/- per month

In addition, incumbent shall be entitled to medical facilities, Earned Leave, etc. as applicable.

The selected candidate will need to join immediately.

Indian nationals having the above qualifications and experience should only apply and send their c.v. by email to Shri A.K. Lahiri, Administrative Officer, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi (email id: aklahiri@iift.edu) latest by 22nd May, 2017.

The shortlisted candidates shall be called for written test, computer skill test and interview before the Selection Committee at

Centre for W.T.O. Studies (7th Floor), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016 (near Rockland Hospital), Opposite Katwaria Sarai.

For more details, please see the official notification here.


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