Sir Ratan Tata Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019 Notification
Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship 2019 – The Sir Ratan Tata Foundation and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship 2019-20.
See: Scholarships 2019
Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship
- The Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship was
established in 1997 at the London School of Economics & Political Science
(LSE) in partnership with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust. The Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral
Fellowship is for a period of six months during each academic year, based at
the LSE India Observatory.
- The Fellow is expected to engage in social
science research broadly on the Economy and Society in India and South Asia
with a particular focus on any of the following themes, such that it is
integrated with the ongoing research of the India Observatory:
- Sustainable growth and inclusion
- Climate change and environmental
- Social and human security
- Governance and democracy
- The Fellow is expected to finish a research
paper of publishable quality during their stay and make a presentation at a
seminar arranged by the India Observatory. The selected candidate should have
secured all data and any material required for the research prior to their
visit to LSE.
- The Fellow will receive a monthly subsistence
allowance of up to £1,750 a month, and will also be provided with shared work
space and access to research facilities at the School. Assistance will also be
provided towards the cost of travel and related expenses. No additional grant
is available for fieldwork or any other costs.
Eligibility Criteria for Sir
Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship 2019
- Applicants should have been awarded
their PhD – the fellowship is not intended for students registered for a degree
or diploma, nor is it intended for senior academics.
- Applicants should be early career
researchers working on social science with a focus on South Asia. Applicants
should be employed with established institutions in the SAARC region which
includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and
- The Fellowship is open to candidates
residing in South Asia, that is, the SAARC region.
Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral
Fellowship 2019 Application Process
- Applications should be addressed to: The
Fellowships Selection Committee, India Observatory, London School of Economics
& Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK, and submitted by
email as a Word or PDF document to India.Observatory@lse.ac.uk.
- cover letter of no more than one
- curriculum vitae of no more than
- outline of proposed research
(including detailed methodology and timeline) of no more than three pages;
- The names and addresses of two
referees, familiar with their research, to be contacted by the Committee.
Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral
Fellowship 2019 Important Dates
- Last date of receipt of application
29th April 2019
- The successful candidate will be
informed by the end of July 2019
For any query, candidates are requested to check
the official website: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk
India Observatory, London School of Economics
and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE (United Kingdom),
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7615, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website