Research Associate- Social Media Analytics at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by Nov 30: Expired

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IITB MSC Digital Society Programme

Applications are invited for Research Associate- Social Media Analytics at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2021. The last date of application is 30 November.

Applications are invited for a research associate position available from December 2021 in the
Information Systems area at IIM Ahmedabad.


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.


  • 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.

Project Tenure

The appointment is initially for 6 months with a potential for extension up to 12 months based on performance.

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To apply, please send an email including CV and cover letter to ra_rg2021[at]


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.


Compensation will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Important date

Last date to apply: 30th November 2021.

Click here to view the official notification of Research Associate- Social Media Analytics at IIM Ahmedabad.

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