Postdoc position in Agricullure and Nutrition, INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, India


(An Advanced Research Institute Established by Reserve Bank of India) Deemed University
Reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC

Post-Doctoral Fellowships under the Research Initiative “System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism (or Agricullure and Nutrition)

Description: indra Ganohl insuute of DeveWmerf Research (iGtOft) is invtnng quaitea canadates (or no position oi Post-Doctoral Fellows. The Feie*s wli be part of the research iMatrve “System of Promoting Appropriate National O/namtsm tor Agricullure and Nutrition (SPANDAN)”. SPANDAN is supported by a grant from 60 and Melinoa Gales Foundation A mawnun ol Ave lelowshos wil be offered.

The objective ol the project is to undertake research on understanding the inkages between agriculture nutrition and heath in Irdia. Research proposals are invited under Ins broad theme. The proposal may address knowledge gaps invoking crop production and its consumptor at household level diversrlbation of agrojlture towards h gh value agriculture and its inpacl impact of agriculture on natural resources and health, empowerment of women in agriculture and its impact on chid care and nutrition, specific agricultural programme and lis impact on nuBition, access to agncultural Input and output maniets and its impac on nutrition, etc.

Eligibility: CaiOdales snoukl have a PhD n the appropriate dsdpfire (Agncutlure. Demography. Economics. Nutrition, Home Science, or Health). Applcants who have submfled their PtiD lor review ard not yet been awarded Iheii uegree can also apply.

Fellowship: The Duration of We felowship will be tor a period oi i year with the posstMity of oxtenson of another 6 months. The (Glows will he pa« a consctiDated sum ol Rs 75000 per month.

Application Process: Interested candidates may send their CV, two references, synopsis of their Ph.D thesis (for those mho have rot been awarded the degree), one sample pubication. and the proposed research agenda as a postdoctoral fellow under SPANOAN. along with a covering letter by email lo spandan@igidr.K.ln

Last Date: 15 August20I5.