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Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is a premier research and teaching institution set up by the Reserve Bank of India, for the study of national and international development issues from an economic perspective. Governed by an eminent board, the institute faculty makes notable contributions to academic research and policy making. The Institute, a deemed university, offers M.Sc. degree in Economics, and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Development Studies. For more details, kindly visit the Institute web site,

The institute wishes to recruit Assistant Professors with specialization in: macroeconomics, international economics, energy/environment economics, finance, and economic issues of developing countries — with specific interests in industry, agriculture, international trade, and labour markets, Econometrics and microeconomics.
Eligibility: One should have a Ph.D., with a first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout, with excellent publications, and at least three years’ of research/teaching experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.
A fresh Ph.D. may be considered for visiting appointment on a contractual basis.

The compensation details are given below:
PB3: INR 15600-39100; AGP: INR 8000 with a minimum basic pay of INR 30,000 and total gross salary of INR 92,700 (EXCLUDING HRA). After completion of 3 years of service in PB3, they will be placed in PB-4: 37,400-67,000 with Grade Pay of 9000 plus allowances. (These details are likely to be revised based on the 7th Pay Commission).
The reservation policy as per Government of India rules will be applicable.

Besides, the Institute provides accommodation on campus, subject to availability, and excellent perquisites, like a three-year block research grant of INR 4 lakhs, group medical and group term insurance etc. Those considered for visiting appointment on contractual basis, are also eligible for three-year block research grant of INR 4 lakhs as well as accommodation subject to availability.

Please apply with a C.V. indicating details of educational qualifications, experience and publications and three references  to: The Registrar, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, A K Vaidya Marg, Goregaon East, Mumbai-400065. Phone: 91-22-28401336(D)/28416505 Fax: 91-22-28402752/28416399.

Please mention in your CV if you have responded to our earlier advertisements.

We strongly encourage electronic submission of the application. You may e-mail your application to the Registrar at