Applications are open for the 2019-2021 ODI Fellowship Scheme funded by the Overseas Development Institute. The fellowship is open to candidates of all nationalities who have a master’s degree or Ph.D. in economics, econometrics, statistics or a related field. ODI’s prestigious Fellowship Scheme gives postgraduate economists and statisticians the chance to work in developing country public sectors as local civil servants on two-year contracts.
The Scheme has two objectives: to provide developing country governments with high-caliber junior economists and statisticians where there are gaps in local capacity, and to give postgraduate economists and statisticians practical work experience in a developing country.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- The Fellowship Scheme is open to candidates of any nationality.
- You must have a master’s degree or Ph.D. in economics, econometrics, statistics or a related field.
- Suitable specialisms include agricultural, environmental, international, health or development economics.
- You must also be willing to commit to a two-year posting in any of the participating countries.
- They are looking for candidates who have a demonstrable interest in development; relevant work or voluntary experience in a developing country, and strong computer skills.
- Although most Fellowship posts are in English-speaking countries, French, Portuguese or Swahili language skills are an advantage for several posts.
How to Apply for the Fellowship:
To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/odi/vms/e/careers/positions/c7g9f1NQPlzi26G6Mhna3_
- The salary is £21,000 for the first year, rising to £23,000 in the second.
- In addition, Fellows receive a rental allowance to cover the cost of their accommodation.
The application deadline is December 2, 2018.
If you are experiencing problems with your application, contact the Fellowship Scheme office on email@example.com