Applications are invited for Research Associates at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2022. The last date of application is 3 January.
Description About the Project
The project aims to understand the market environment and potential for Low Carbon Agricultural/food (LCA) products markets in India and has specific components on exploring new markets, examining public policy measures and certification systems, and studying farmer -market interface for scaling up LCA production and marketing value chains in India.
Job / Role Description
The RAs will be involved in identifying relevant literature and designing the tools for the field-based components of the study, make field visits, conduct personal and group interviews with stakeholders and players across India, undertake data processing, data analysis and report writing.
Qualifications: Ph D/M Phil completed/pursuing candidates or Post-Graduates in agri/ allied/ rural/ agribusiness/ sustainability management. Those with some research experience, exposure to agro/food startup and FPO domains, and willing to travel will be preferred.
Skillset: Interview skills, interview data processing, and analysis, and computer-based data processing and analysis skills.
Tenure of the appointment
The appointment is for 6-8 months only for the specific requirements of the project. The selected candidates will need to join asap and not later than within two weeks from the communication of appointment offer.
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.
Apply by email at: sukhpal[at]iima.ac.in or harshad[at]iima.ac.in.
Compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience.
Last date to apply: January 3, 2021.
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