Assistant Professors

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 PhD degrees in Development Studies. For more details, kindly visit the Institute web site,

The institute wishes to recruit Assistant Professors with specialization in: micro economics, macroeconomics, econometrics, energy/environment economics, public finance, international economics, finance, and economic issues of developing countries — with specific interests in industry, agriculture, international trade, and labour markets.

The required minimum qualification is as indicated below:
Assistant Professor: 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. A fresh Ph.D. on visiting appointment on a contractual basis will receive a consolidated sum of INR 75000 per month.

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.

Please note that, due to scheduling problems, IGIDR representatives will not be present at the AEA Annual Meeting during January 6-8, 2017 at Chicago, USA.

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