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Research Associate- Social Media Analytics at IIM Ahmedabad: Apply by Aug 23

Applications are invited for Research Associate- Social Media Analytics at IIM Ahmedabad for the year 2021. The last date of application is 23 August.

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

About IIM Ahmedabad

The decade following independence in 1947 was witness to a surge of innovative ideas to build a fledgling independent nation into a model democratic state committed to growth with equity. The establishment of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) was the outcome of one such innovative initiative.

  • 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, and case studies.
  • Candidates should have good oral and written communication skills in English.
Job description

The position involves working on a research project revolving around social media platforms. Responsibilities of the research assistant 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.


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


To apply, please send an email including CV and cover letter to ra_rg2021[at] Shortlisted candidates may be invited for a telephone, or Zoom/Skype interview.

Important date

Last date to apply: 23rd August 2021.


Compensation will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

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

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