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February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

J-PAL South Asia

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Post Doctoral Fellow in Health

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111461568
Date Posted: 02/13/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow in Health
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: INDIA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia, based at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), is pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting the Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) research initiative. The fellowship will be based at J-PAL’s Delhi office. The contract duration for the will be two years. Successful candidates may have the potential to extend their work with J-PAL. The fellow will work with the initiative’s co-chairs Pascaline Dupas and Seema Jayachandran, other J-PAL affiliated researchers, and the J-PAL South Asia Policy team to help synthesize and disseminate evidence on the role of cash transfer and pay-for-performance programmes for improving child health outcomes in India, generated through the initiative.


The fellowship is open to a candidate who has earned either a PhD in Economics or Public Policy with a significant focus on health OR a PhD in public health with a focus on quantitative research methods.

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Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2019
Reference Instructions:
References will be received through the J-PAL/ IPA common application.
Application Instructions:
Complete the J-PAL/ IPA common application. Please select the position “Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) Postdoctoral Fellowship at J-PAL South Asia” application page:

Applicants are requested to submit the following on the "Documents" page:

A cover letter applying for the position
Full CV, including a list of publications
Academic transcripts (unofficial versions are fine)
Please also submit your job market paper by email the initiative manager Urvashi Wattal at using the Subject Line: Job Market paper for CaTCH post doctoral fellowship.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Although there is no set closing date for the position, it is highly encouraged to apply before January 1st, 2019. At that time, staff will begin reviewing resumes. All subsequent resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis.