Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad IIMA
Research Associate – Centre for Digital Transformation
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
Ahmedabad Gujarat
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 28 2021


About the Organization

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is a business school located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The school has been accorded the status of an Institute of National Importance by Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India in 2017.

Job Description

The position involves working on different research projects focused on the key issues related to digital transformation. The candidate will work with predefined projects with faculty supervisor/s. Responsibilities of the research associate may include one or more of the following: data extraction or web scraping to create datasets, data science programming in Python, running large panel data models, creating impactful data visualizations, literature review, writing parts of manuscripts amongst other such activities involved in academic research publications. Applicants should be well-versed with the key ideas underlying digital technologies. The position requires the applicant to have a research acumen as an essential qualification

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Candidates with Ph.D. degree in management/ information systems/engineering/computer science/mathematics or social and economic related disciplines are preferred.

  • Candidates with expertise and focus on running simulations, in the organizational domain will be preferred.

  • Candidates should be proficient in Python and R. They should be comfortable with creating large datasets, analyzing, and visualizing them. Candidates having experience in natural language processing and text analytics will be given preference.

  • Candidates should be well versed with secondary data analysis. Candidates proficient in running econometrics/statistics models are preferred. Prior experience working with panel datasets and knowledge of Stata is desirable.

  • Candidates who understand the scientific process, including being comfortable doing a literature review by reading and summarizing research papers will be given preference.

Location: The selected candidate will be working from IIM Ahmedabad campus. IIMA provides access to the library and computer center for all Research Associates. If selected, the candidate is expected to manage their own accommodation, outside the IIMA campus which is centrally located within the city of Ahmedabad.

How to apply

To apply, please send an email including CV and cover letter to with the subject: “PhD RA: Centre for Digital Transformation” (Applications without the proper subject may not be considered).

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