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Research Associate- Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by June 12

Applications are invited for Research Associate- Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2022. The last date of application is 12 June.

Applications are invited applications for research associate/s, with a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Management, Data Science, Computer Science & Engineering, or related fields in the Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad.

Role Description

The position involves working on different research projects focused on the key issues related to digital transformation. The candidate will work with predefined projects with faculty supervisor/s.

Responsibilities of the research associate may include one or more of the following: data extraction or web scraping to create datasets, data science programming in Python, running large panel data models, literature review, writing parts of manuscripts amongst other such activities involved in academic research publications.

Applicants should be well-versed with the key ideas underlying digital technologies. The position requires the applicant to have research acumen as an essential qualification.


  • Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in management/ information systems/engineering/computer science/ mathematics or social and economic related disciplines are preferred.
  • Candidates with expertise and focus on running simulations, in the organizational domain will be preferred.
  • Candidates should be proficient in Python and R. They should be comfortable with creating large datasets, analyzing, and visualizing them. Candidates having experience in natural language processing and text analytics will be given preference.
  • Candidates should be well versed with secondary data analysis. Candidates proficient in running econometrics/statistics models are preferred. Prior experience working with panel datasets and knowledge of Stata is desirable.
  • Candidates who understand the scientific process, including being comfortable doing a literature review by reading and summarizing research papers will be given preference.


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


Compensation will be commensurate with the qualification and experience of the candidate


Last date to apply: 12-June-22


To apply, please send an email including a CV and cover letter to with the subject: “PhD RA: Centre for Digital Transformation” (Applications without the proper subject may not be considered).

Click here to view the official notification of Research Associate- Centre for Digital Transformation at IIM Ahmedabad.

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