CSH Research Post-doc in Social Sciences

The Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH) invites applications for a Post-Doctoral research position in social sciences on a full time basis beginning on September 1st, 2018, for a one-year term, renewable for one or two years, provided the first year is successfully evaluated.

Reputed multidisciplinary research centre in social sciences on South Asia, the CSH (http://www.csh-delhi.com/) is composed of a dynamic team of nine full time researchers (from both Europe and India), and several doctoral students and short terms visitors. It is engaged in top quality research in all disciplines of the social sciences, with particular strength in demography and urban studies, economics, geography, international relations, political science and sociology.

The successful candidate will participate in the activities of the CSH and contribute to its intellectual and scientific development. She/he should be a promising young scholar with extremely high publication potential/record in her/his discipline or field(s) of specialization. The fellow will benefit from adequate research funding to cover fieldwork, collaboration with co-authors, data acquisition and participation to high level conferences. Everything else being the same, a preference shall be given to a candidate whose research program fits in the main areas of scientific visibility of the Centre.


- PhD from a premier academic institution in India or elsewhere (the candidate should have successfully defended her/his thesis at the time of application).

Application and Selection:

The candidates should send a CV (including a detailed list of publications), a brief (no more than 4 pages) research project and one (minimum) or two (maximum) recommendation letter(s) electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and to Amit Arora, CSH, 2 Dr. Abdul Kalam Road, New Delhi 110011, India.

Applications must be received electronically by 31st May (midnight Delhi time).
Preselected candidates will be contacted for an interview via video-conference (if abroad) or on the premises (if in Delhi) in June, and the result of the selection procedure will be transmitted to the candidates by June 30th. Please note that CSH reserves the right not to fill the position if deemed appropriate.

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