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Vacancy for Senior Research Fellow, Research Fellow and Post-Doctoral Fellow.

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) under the Ministry of Planning is inviting applications from bonafide Bangladeshi nationals for the post of Senior Research Fellow, Research Fellow and Post-Doctoral Fellow.  


Name of the Post and Scale of Pay (NPS 2015) Minimum Qualifications
Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
NPS 2015 Tk. 50000-71200/-
with admissible allowances.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree, eight years of teaching/research experience excluding the period spent in Ph.D. program and five journal publications 
(of BDS standard)*.


Research Fellow (RF)
NPS 2015 Tk. 35500-67010/-
with admissible allowances.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree, two years of teaching/research experience excluding the period spent in Ph.D. program and two journal publications
(of BDS standard)*. 


Post-Doctoral Fellow (for a fixed period of up to 3 years)
NPS 2015 Tk. 35500-67010/-
with admissible allowances.
The candidate must have a recent Ph.D. degree in economics/social science or a related field and relevant post-doctoral experience would be preferred but not essential. She/he must be able to initiate and carry out high quality research independently.


* BDS means Bangladesh Development Studies, which is a quarterly journal published by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies.

The candidates for SRF and RF are expected to have a background in economics, development studies, politics, sociology, anthropology, population studies or a related field. BIDS is particularly looking for people with a background or expertise in health, education, agricultural economics and population studies. PhD requirement can be relaxed for otherwise excellent candidates for the post of SRF and RF.

Application forms can be downloaded from here f or (SRF RF and Post-doc ). Completed application forms may be submitted electronically to srf@bids.org.bd / rf@bids.org.bd / pdfellow@bids.org.bd  for the posts of SRF, RF and Post-doc respectively by 30 April 2018. Applicants are not required to send pubslications or certificates electronically or by post at this stage. An electronically generated acknowledgement receipt of the application will be sent to the applicant. If the applicant does not receive it in two days, it may be sent directly by post to the Secretary, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, E-17, Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207. 

Candidates already in service should apply through proper channel. 

The authority reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason. BIDS is an equal opportunity employer. Women and those from ethnic minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.




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