The NIPFP, an autonomous institute, was established in 1976 and its thrust areas of current research comprise macroeconomic policy, tax policy and administration, public expenditure, domestic and external debt, fiscal federalism, rural and urban economics and finance, financial sector policies, environmental economics and social sector financing.
Applications are invited from highly qualified persons for the post of Director, NIPFP, New Delhi, India. The position of DIRECTOR CARRIES a monthly salary of Rs.2,25,000, plus, allowances as per Government rules, an unfurnished flat in the Institute’s campus and use of the office staff car for official purposes. The duration of the appointment will be five years in the first instance. Subject to approval, the Director may serve a maximum of two terms but not beyond the age of 65 years. The Director is the Chief Executive of the Institute and is responsible for guiding the Institute’s research and related activities within the general guidelines and policies laid down by NIPFP’s Governing Body from time to time. It is a challenging position which requires the capacity to work with other professionals within and outside the Institute. The Director maintains a close liaison with the government at the Centre and State levels. Knowledge of fiscal theory including tax theory, and familiarity with practical problems of Government finances would be an additional qualification.
Applicants must have a Ph.D degree in Economics and at least 15 years of research and administrative experience with publications in referred international and domestic journals. Selection may not be confined only to those who apply. An independent Search-cum-Selection Committee, chaired by Dr. Bibek Debroy, with Dr. Sudipto Mundle and Dr. Abhay Pethe as members, will oversee the selection process. Applications should made by email to: [email protected] by 25th July 2020. (refer website: nipfp.org.in).