IDSA Fellowships, 2004

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES - IDSA Fellowships, 2004

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES, Block#3, Old JNU Campus , New Delhi - 110067,

IDSA Fellowships, 2004

The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses is a premier Think Tank established in 1965 with excellent facilities for research. It is an autonomous Society operating with grants from government.Multi-disciplinary research in a spectrum of national and international security matters is undertaken by scholars from academia, the Services and other agencies.

Applications are invited for the following Fellowships which are normally tenable for 3 years.

Senior Fellows: Ph.D. or M.Phil ( at least B + ) or MA/BE/MSc degree ( at least second class) with a minimum research experience of about 10, 13 or 16 years respectively and published work of a high order in refereed journals.Candidates should have the ability to work in inter-disciplinary teams and guide junior scholars. Scale of pay : Rs.14,300-450-22,400 with admissible allowances.

Research Fellows:Ph.D. or M.Phil ( at least B+) or MA/BE/MSc., degree ( at least second class) with a minimum research experience of about 5,8 or 10 years respectively and published work of a high order in refereed journals. Candidates should have the ability to work in inter-disciplinary teams. Scale of pay : Rs.12,000-375-18,000 with admissible allowances.

Associate Fellows: Ph.D. or M.Phil ( at least B+) or Master's degree ( at least second class) with a minimum research experience of about 3,5, or 7 years respectively and published work in refereed journals. Candidates should have the ability to work in inter-disciplinary teams. Scale of pay : Rs.8,000-275-13,500; and admissible allowances.

Research Topics :Candidates should submit a project synopsis on any one of the following indicative topics of current relevance:

a) New approaches to nuclear non-proliferation;

b) Conflict resolution in West Asia;

c) West Asia after Iraq 2003;

d) The role of multi-lateral organizations in international security;

e) Security issues in Africa;

f) Diplomacy/Stability under conditions of proliferation in Southern Asia;

g) Impact of new technologies on national security;

h) Non-traditional aspects of security;

j) Regional/global impact of US foreign and security policies;

k) Trends in China's approach to comprehensive national security;

l) Terrorism;

m) Security issues of the expanded EU;

n) Enhanced Role of NATO and EU Security;

o) Quantitative techniques in security analysis;

p) India's energy security; and q) UN reforms. Other topics would also be entertainedand our website www.idsa-india.org, may be seen for ongoing research.

How to Apply : Applications in duplicate containing

a) Curriculam Vitae with copies of published work

b) Project synopsis and

c) two letters of reference should be mailed to reach Director, IDSA, Block#3, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi 110067 by 17.00 h on May 26 , 2004. Applications can also be sent by email using the form posted in our website.

Selection Procedure: Selection will be made from the short-listed candidates called for interviews in New Delhi. IDSA will pay second class rail fare by the shortest route. Appointments would be offered subject to availability of posts.

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES - IDSA Fellowships, 2004