Selection Criteria

The ISB is looking for outstanding scholars with the following qualifications:
  • A PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Operations Research, Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to do high quality research independently.

Selection will be based on demonstrated research skills and a fit with the research interests of resident faculty. For profiles of the resident faculty and their research interests, please check faculty directory. Short-listed candidates will be invited to campus to present their research before a final decision is made.


The selection of the Research Fellows will be based on the following parameters:
  • Statement of Purpose (Essays as indicated in the Application Form).
  • Past research / PhD thesis work demonstrating potential for scholarly work.
  • Reference Request Forms (2 required. These forms should be sent to two individuals whom you feel can supply supporting evidence of your work and/or academic experience.
  • On-campus Presentation and Interview.
  • Evaluation of fit by the Selection Committee.
You may write to sona_raman@isb.edu for any details or clarifications on BRFP 2007-08