Post-Doctoral Researcher Prof Parshuram Hotkar

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Researcher


Operations Management

Name of Job Holder:

Post-Doctoral Researcher



Reports to position:

Prof. Parshuram Hotkar

Reportees to Position:

Interns on project basis


Job Outline

Prof. Parshuram Hotkar is looking for a full-time post-doctoral research position with expertise in the following areas: (i) Microeconomics, (ii) Optimization/Game Theory, and (iii) Statistics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities: (i) conducting secondary research of academic as well as policy/practitioner literature, (ii) developing economic models, (iii), conducting statistical analysis, and (iv) writing manuscripts for top-tier journals.


Job Specification

Knowledge / Education

Specific Skills

Desirable Experience

  • Doctoral or equivalent degree in economics, operations management, econometrics, statistics from reputed university with good academic credentials.




  • Independently carry out research activities and maintain high quality and integrity of work, attention to detail, ability to multitask and commitment to task completion.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) are critical. Evidence of prior scientific writings – report, manuscript, etc., is required.
  • Familiarity with game theory, real analysis, and probability theory.
  • Prior work experience in statistical analysis and Mathematica modeling.


Job Interface/Relationships:



  • Department: Prof. Parshuram Hotkar
  • Other departments:  Grants team, MIHM, Finance, Legal, and IT.
  • Grantor research/program team
  • Subject matter experts, external faculty



Key Responsibilities

% Time Spent


Conduct a critical review of multiple streams of literature (healthcare, management, economics, public health, R&D, pharmaceutical manufacturing).



The candidate will conduct statistical analysis on the existing datasets to synthesize the evidence to support the economic models. This will require STATA programming.



The candidate will develop economic models to characterize the impact of various market and government interventions. This will require Mathematica modeling.



The candidate will assist in writing manuscript for top-tier journals in the field. This will require knowledge of LaTeX / Overleaf.



Total Time Spent on All Responsibilities



Recruitment Process

Send an email to with subject line “Application for Post-Doctoral Researcher Position – May 2023” with a copy of your CV and examples of scientific writing (if any). Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. You will be invited for an evaluation quiz only in case you are shortlisted. Based on the outcome of the quiz you will be contacted for an interview.

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