Research Associates (MSc Degree) at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by Oct 22

Applications are invited for Research Associates (MSc Degree) at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2021. The last date of application is 22 October.

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IIM Ahmedabad is inviting research associates who can work in the interface of operations and data science. The associate will work on projects such as warehousing operations, last-mile delivery. Today, data from various sources are available in abundance: sensor and tracking data (IoT), demand, traffic and weather forecasts, etc.

It, however, remains largely unclear how this data can be used effectively to improve operations. Consequently, the main goal is to develop data-driven optimization techniques to improve operational efficiency while reducing costs, increasing customer satisfaction, and lowering the ecological impact.


  • Applicants should have completed an undergraduate or an MSc. degree in Operations Research, Computer Science, Econometrics, Mathematics or a comparable domain. Fluency in English is required.
  • The candidate must be comfortable in programming languages such as Java/C++ and R/Python. Affinity with Data Science, Operations Management or Econometrics is a plus.
  • Research Associates are expected to work independently within the scope of their responsibilities.


Research responsibilities include programming solution methodologies, which typically involves Mathematical programming, Optimization and Machine learning. The research associate candidate is expected to pursue scientific research in cooperation with companies, and publish research results in scientific journals. This position is based out of Ahmedabad, India. The candidate also participates in the education program and workshops.


Interested candidates can apply along with their detailed CV and research profile to before October 22, 2021.


The position will be initially offered for a period of six months and may be extended depending on performance, at the discretion of the faculty supervisor.

Click here to view the official notification of Research Associates (MSc Degree) at IIM Ahmedabad.

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