The Institute for Social & Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore invites applications from meritorious and eligible candidates for the Post-Doctoral Research Program 2021 at the institute.
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) is an All India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences. They were registered as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, to create a blend of field-oriented empirical research and advances in social science theories leading to better public policy formulation.
- Only candidates who have completed a Ph.D. degree during the last 10-year period with at least two publications in refereed national/ international journals are eligible to submit their applications.
- Project-cum-PD Programme: Research projects funded by external agencies can also have provision for Post Doctoral Fellowship. The scholars shall work on the topic of the project with the Project Director concerned. A normal selection procedure will be followed. The Selection Committee, for this category, will comprise of the Director, VC of APC, VC of RPC, and the Project Director concerned. The deadline is not applicable for this category.
The PDRP shall be for a period of six months to one year from the date of commencement and based on the performance extendable by one more year considering external evaluation of the performance of PDRP.
Interested candidates can fill the application form via this page.
Only candidates who have completed Ph.D. degree during the last 10-year period with atleast two publications in refereed national/international journals are eligible to submit their applications by July 31st every year.
The aspirants shall forward applications through their employers or sponsors, if applicable, in the prescribed format along with a Curriculum Vitae, a copy of the research proposal and a Demand Draft for Rs. 1,000/- in favour of Registrar, ISEC towards application and processing fee. Proposal should be comprehensive and clear not exceeding 1500 words. The applications shall be addressed to the Registrar of the Institute.
The qualifying proposals will be considered by a Selection Committee comprising Director, Vice-Chairperson of APC, Vice-Chairperson of RPC, and Head of the concerned Centre through interview of the selected applicants. Selected applicants shall be attached to a faculty member in ISEC. The faculty may not be designated as supervisors. However, s/he shall facilitate the work of the scholar.
The selected candidate has to pay an affiliation fee of Rs.10,000/- per year (for Indian Scholars) and Rs.20,000 per year (for international scholars) from the date of joining the Programme.