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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH), J-PAL South Asia 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH), J-PAL South Asia 2020

Ph.D

A scholarship worth INR (Multiple benefits)

What is Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH), J-PAL South Asia 2020?
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia, USA invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH), J-PAL South Asia 2020 from students who are currently enrolled in a PhD programme. The fellowship aims to assist selected candidates to launch a successful academic or non-academic career while working with government stakeholders and donors. The selected scholars will be provided assistance for their research career and the opportunity to participate in J-PAL policy dissemination, capacity-building, and mentoring activities.

Who is offering this scholarship?
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia, USA is offering this scholarship.

Who can apply for this scholarship?
To be eligible, an applicant must:Be currently enrolled in the last two years of a PhD degree in Public Policy or Economics with a focus on health OR a PhD in public health with a focus on quantitative research methodHave demonstrated interests in research and experience in health (or human development broadly defined) in developing countries and impact evaluation (demonstrated by coursework and/or collaborative research activities)Have significant skills in applied econometrics

What are the benefits?
A competitive compensation packageAn offer to participate in J-PAL policy dissemination, capacity-building and mentoring activities

How can you apply?
Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:
Step 1: Visit the official website for common application.
Step 2: Click on 'Register and begin your application'.
Step 3: Once registered, log in using the registered email address and password.
Step 4: Select “Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) - J-PAL South Asia".
Step 5: Leave the “Countries”, “Exam Scores” and “Courses” sections of the common application blank.
Step 6: Upload the required documents.
Step 7: Submit the application.Note: In addition, candidates can email their job market paper (and any other relevant publications) to catch@povertyactionlab.org.

What are the documents required for the Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH), J-PAL South Asia 2020?
A cover letter applying for the positionFull CV, including a list of publicationsAcademic transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable)Two academic references

What are the selection criteria?
The selection of the candidates would be done on the basis of the information provided in the application form. Also, the additional factors that can influence the selection procedure include -Experience in evidence synthesis and reviews of randomized evaluationsEvidence of independently managing complex projects with multiple stakeholdersPrevious experience of working in South Asia, especially with government partners

What are the important dates?
Application deadline: 31st December 2019
Programme start date: 01st June 2020
Review of resumes: On rolling basis starting from November 2019

Terms and Conditions
Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted by the scholarship committee.The fellowship position will be based in New Delhi but will require moderate travel throughout India.The selected candidates will require to dual-report directly to the initiative co-chairs and J-PAL South Asia Associate Director of Policy and Training.

Contact details
J-PAL
400 Main Street, E19-201
Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Phone: +1 (617) 324-6566
Email: info@povertyactionlab.org

Deadline

2019-12-31

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Award

Up to INR (Multiple benefits)


Eligibility

Ph.D


Region

India

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