Bank of Pakistan, the central bank of the country, invites applications
for Zahid Hussain Post Doctoral Research Fellowship Program from
individuals possessing PhD degrees in Economics. The Fellowship
program, as a tool for knowledge sharing and capacity building ,
aims at providing scholars at the postdoctoral level an opportunity
to participate in and contribute to the research activities of SBP
with regard to issues of pressing national / global importance and
providing SBP an opportunity to benifit from the diverse knowledge,
background and experience offered by high caliber scholars from
around the world.
conducted during the fellowship must be on issues relating to Pakistan's
economic and financial system. While helping SBP in building up
its research capacity the researchers will have an opportunity to
critically examine and review some of the policy initiatives in
the chosen research areas and develop innovative policy proposals.
During the fellowship, the participants will be based in Karachi,
and will report to Director Research, State Bank of Pakistan. This
will typically be a one-year contract, during which they will be
required to complete a research study on an agreed topic. SBP will
provide full medical coverage and a two way air ticket along with
a monthly stipend of Rs. 80,000/-
program is intended for individuals possessing a PhD degree (preferably
fresh) in Economics.
candidates may apply via email on prescribed
form at RFPfirstname.lastname@example.org
or by post at the address given below. The Applications should accompany
of interest (a clear statement of career goals and aspirations).
least one research proposal including outline of the proposed
work, goals, objectives and expected outcomes of the fellowship,
with tentative timeline.
Application Form (Click
program is being run on an on-going basis and there are no deadlines
for applications. Each applicant will be evaluated independently
on the basis of his / her qualification and the strength / usefulness
of research proposal. State Bank of Pakistan reserves the right
to accept / reject the applications received at its discretion.
Human Resources Department
State Bank of Pakistan
I.I Chundrigar Road
Karachi - 74000