Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad IIMA
Research Associate – Social Media Analytics
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
Ahmedabad Gujarat
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Description

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 a research project revolving around social media platforms. Responsibilities of the research associate include data scraping, modelling, coding, writing manuscripts, literature review amongst assistance in other research related activities. Applicants with some understanding of social networks and platforms would be preferred. The position is best suited for a person looking for a research career.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Candidates with undergraduate/postgraduate/PhD degree in management/ information systems/ engineering/computer science/mathematics or other related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Candidates with postgraduate/PhD degree will be preferred.

  • Candidates should have strong quantitative skills and be proficient in R/Python and have experience of using and developing cutting edge methodology for working with large data sets.

  • Candidates should be comfortable in one or more data analysis softwares such as STATA/MATLAB.

  • Candidates should have some experience of conducting literature review by reading and summarizing research papers as well as academic writing in the form of journal publications, case studies.

  • Candidates should have good oral and written communication skills in English.

Location: The selected candidate will be working from IIM Ahmedabad campus with an option to work remotely till COVID-19 related restrictions are lifted. IIMA provides access to library and computer center for all Research Assistants. 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 ra_rg2021@iima.ac.in. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for a telephone, or Zoom/Skype interview.

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