Research Associates– Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by June 18: Expired

Applications are invited for Research Associates– Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2021. The last date of application is 18 June 2021.

Role Description

The position involves working on different research projects focused around the key issues related with digital transformation. Responsibilities of the research associate include data scraping, coding, data analyses, writing, literature review amongst assistance in other research related activities. Applicants with some understanding of network analysis and econometrics would be preferred. The position is best suited for a person looking for a research career, such as for pursuing a PhD in future.

  • Candidates with postgraduate degree in management/ information systems/engineering/computer science/mathematics or other related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates should be proficient in Python and/or R and have some experience of using and developing cutting edge methodology for working with large panel data sets.
  • Candidates should be able to run econometrics models. Prior experience of working with panel dataset is desirable.
  • Candidates having some experience in natural language processing and text analytics will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also be comfortable doing 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 based on performance.


The selected candidate will be working from IIM Ahmedabad campus. 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.


The selected Research Associate will be reporting to Prof. Pankaj Setia. Compensation: The selected candidate will be offered a monthly stipend based on prior qualifications and experience.


To apply, please send an email including CV and cover letter, with the subject line “RA CDT” to researchstaff@iima.ac.in (Applications without a proper subject line may not be considered).

Important date

Last date to apply: 18 June 2021.

Click here to view the official notification for the post of Research Associates– Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad.

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