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Job Description

Fellow - Health and Human Development

Centre for Social and Economic Progress

New Delhi

1. POSITION: Fellow - Health and Human Development, Centre for Social and Economic Progress, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi




CSEP is seeking self-motivated research professionals with a passion for research that addresses the deep-rooted challenges facing India. The Research Fellows should be well-trained in their area of expertise, have an extensive publications record, and have excellent verbal communication skills. They should be aware of both global and national developments in their area of work and have a good network of fellow researchers with whom they can partner.


If selected the candidate would be expected to author/coauthor unbiased studies using robust methods, work with colleagues in India and globally, present their work and participate actively in our seminars on a regular basis. The candidate will also be expected to interact independently with policymakers, domain experts, academia, funders and civil society among others.  Expected to author evidence-based policy relevant robust studies.


CSEP, situated in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi is a multidisciplinary think tank with expertise in diverse areas including International Relations, Health, Energy, Economics and Public Policy.  Its research faculty includes policymaking, academic, industry and consulting professionals. Our research faculty also includes Distinguished Fellows who are renowned policymakers. The Centre prides itself in its approach of independent, credible, unbiased, and robust research.  Our research staff publish widely in both global and national journals and engage frequently with policymakers and thought leaders. CSEP scholars enjoy a supportive and collaborative working environment.  As a leading think tank, we take great pride in our intellectual community who are committed to making a lasting impact on society.


For more information about CSEP, please visit https://csep.org/




Qualification and Experience:

(1) Ph.D. in Economics from a top Indian/foreign university

(2) Minimum seven years’ work experience

(3) Established publication record


Essential Skills and Competencies:
(1) Knowledge of research methods;

(2) Good verbal communication;

(3) Good writing skills;

(4) Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively;

(5) Understanding of health systems and the ability to assess health system reforms required;

(6) Ability to conduct quantitative analysis relating to health expenditure, utilisation and health outcomes;

(7) Ability to analyse cross-sectoral connections such as health and employment, health and growth, health and climate change etc;

(8) Ability to analyse sub-national differences in health budgets, expenditures, systems and outcomes, and how issues of governance, state capacity, fiscal space and other factors influence these.




Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. Please note that the offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.


5. LOCATION: Chanakyapuri, New Delhi






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Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to urgently apply using the link https://bit.ly/APPLY-FHHD-SSEP at the earliest.