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Vacancy for Senior Research Fellow and Research 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 and Research 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) 
Grade-6; 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)*.


* 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, sociology, anthropology, population studies or a related field. The candidates having experience in Demography, Population, Trade and Macro (monetary and fiscal) will be given preference. PhD requirement can be relaxed for otherwise excellent candidates for the post of SRF and RF. Candidates with single-authored or lead-authored publications (of BDS standard) will be given preference.

Application forms can be downloaded from here (   SRF and RF). Completed application forms may be submitted electronically to srf@bids.org.bd/ rf@bids.org.bd for the posts of SRF and RF respectively by 31 July 2021. Applicants are not required to send publications 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 accept and reject any or all applications or this appointment process without assigning any reason. BIDS is an equal opportunity employer. Women and those from ethnic minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Please note that those who applied in response to the advertisement published on 28 May 2021, do not need to apply again.




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