Research Associate with Professor Ashwini Chhatre

Role: Research Associate

Location: Hyderabad 

No of Openings: 1

Faculty Name: Professor Ashwini Chhatre

Salary : Between 7-9 Lakhs CTC, based on qualifications, experience, and parity with other researchers in the team


I seek to recruit a motivated candidate for the position of Research Associate. The incumbent will work under my guidance and supervision as part of a team with other research associates, data scientists, post-doctoral fellows, and policy analysts. At ISB and in my research group, we value diversity in the workplace and especially encourage women and minority candidates to apply.
This is a research position in an academic setting. The incumbent will assist with ongoing research projects broadly focusing on forest governance, food and agriculture, climate change, and financial inclusion, with the objective of creating knowledge products for policy impact.  

How to apply: Fill out the application form through the link provided here. I will only consider applications submitted through this form. You should be prepared with (1) a one-page cover letter describing your fitness for the position, (2) names and contact information of two references, and (3) the latest CV clearly listing your education, skills, and experience. I will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. I will only consider applications that are accompanied by both the cover letter and CV.

Best match: You should consider yourself a good fit for this position if you want to pursue a PhD within two or three years and want to get research experience to enable you to prepare a strong application. Work experience is desirable but not required. Use the cover letter to highlight your strengths in any one or more of quantitative data analysis, econometric modeling, geospatial analysis, and academic writing.

Link to Application

The empirical skills you develop as Research Associate at ISB will help you in building a competitive profile for admission to doctoral programs in public policy, environmental economics, sustainability science, and related interdisciplinary fields. Previous RAs working with me in a similar position over the last ten years have been admitted to PhD programmes at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Cornell University; University of Chicago; Michigan State University; University of Southern California; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of California, Berkeley; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Clark University; Copenhagen Business School; University of Colorado, Boulder; University College London; Washington State University, Vancouver; University of Delaware, and Yale University.