Vacancies

Indian Maritime Policy in the Indo-Pacific

We are Hiring !

Position: We are looking for a ‘ASSOCIATE FELLOW’ who would work full-time out of the NMF’s premises in New Delhi.

Primary Job Description: The individual selected will be required to undertake serious long-term research-studies and analyses of the policy-relevant maritime opportunities and challenges in the implementation of Indian policy-articulations in respect of the Indo-Pacific, with specific focus upon: (1) the operationalisation of the concept of ‘SAGAR’ [Security And Growth for All in the Region]; (2) the ‘Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative’ [IPOI]; (3) Bilateral and Multilateral maritime-constructs involving India in the Indo-Pacific in general and the Indian Ocean in particular.

Requirements/Qualifications: We are seeking a long-term commitment and our hiring-criteria are strict.

Accordingly, please apply only if you:

(a) Are an Indian national.

(b) Are interested-in and enthusiastic-about maritime issues.

(c) Enjoy serious academic research.

(d) Have a PhD degree in the physical-sciences, life-sciences, social-sciences, or humanities, from a recognised university in India or abroad

OR 

Are a PhD student in the in the physical-sciences, life-sciences, social-sciences, or humanities, from a recognised university in India or abroad AND have already submitted your PhD thesis but are waiting to defend it.

OR

Have an MPhil degree in the physical-sciences, life-sciences, social-sciences, or humanities, from a recognised university in India or abroad, are not intending to try for a PhD degree AND have meaningful work-experience in a policy/ research/ academic environment.

(e) Have excellent skills in written and spoken English.

Please note that this is a ‘make-or-break’ criterion, so please be prepared to be intensively tested in this area.

(f) Have demonstrable competence in ‘MS Office 2016’ (or later versions, including ‘Office 365’), particularly in ‘Word’ and ‘PowerPoint’.

(g) Are willing to learn other computer programmes/suites.

(h) Enjoy making presentations, meeting people, working in a team (as also leading one), and undertaking advocacy on maritime issues.

(i) Are liberal-minded and open to fresh ideas, processes and procedures.

Compensation: Compensation will be by way of an all-told Professional Fee payable on a monthly basis and will be commensurate with prevailing standards in respect of think-tanks in the National Capital Region.  The lower end of the compensation-band is Rs 38,000/- per month, which would be adjusted upwards depending upon qualifications and experience.

Application Process:

Please complete the CV-form provided in the Appendix to this advertisement and send it, along with the documents indicated therein, by an email addressed to  nmfjobs@gmail.com with ‘cc’ to maritimeindia@gmail.com, execdir.nmf@gmail.com, and directorgeneral.nmfindia@gmail.com).

The subject to this email should read-

“Job Application for Associate Fellow – Indian Maritime Policy [Name of Applicant]”

SUMMARY OF ATTACHMENTS REQUIRED

(1) The completed CV-Form in PDF format.

(2) A scanned copy of the document that proves that you are an Indian national.

(3) Scanned copies of your Graduation, Post-Graduation, MPhil, and PhD Degrees.

(4) Scanned copies of ‘Experience Certificates’ relevant to each segment of your work-experience (if applicable)

(5) A sample of your own (original) writing-skills, by way of an unedited and unpublished article of 800 to 1000 words, on any maritime facet of India’s current policy-articulations relevant to the Indian Ocean.