Research Associate - Information Systems Area with Professor Deepa Mani

Position details:

ISB is looking for candidates with strong analytical and quantitative capabilities, and excellent communication skills. We seek applications from motivated individuals with a strong academic background to work as Research Associates at ISB. Research Associates (RA) generally go on to pursue PhD in internationally renowned business schools after working at ISB for about 2-3 years.

There is currently 1 RA position available in the Information Systems Area with Professor Deepa Mani.

The candidate will assist the faculty in their ongoing research work which includes the development of analytical models, solution algorithms and the designing of computational experiments. The position is best suited for a candidate with an interest in pursuing a PhD down the line.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

B Tech from IIT, NIT or BITS (preferably in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering)


MBA/ PGDBM from premier institutions like IIMs.



Consistently high CGPA, evidence of academic excellence.

The candidate must have high standards in terms of quality of work, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and absolute commitment to task completion.

1) Experience working with big data systems, concepts, and tools.

2) Strong team player with cross-functional skills

3) Experience with noisy and/or unstructured textual data

4) Strong coding proficiency in Python, Stata, R and SQL

5) Knowledge of various text mining algorithms and their use cases as well as text pre-processing and normalization techniques

6) Excellent problem-solving skills

7) Strong verbal and written communication skills

8) Exposure to economic problems and econometric techniques desirable

9) Motivation to learn and a strong work ethic


ISB is a research-focused business school. It offers a variety of opportunities to understand the current management phenomena in depth, through research seminars, workshops, and PhD-level courses. It provides several options to hone a person’s analytical skills. The hands-on research experience is helpful as the candidate starts his/her own research in the field. The position offers a competitive salary along with other benefits (CTC).

Location: Hyderabad

Vacancy: 1

If interested, please email your CV to clearly indicating your CGPA or percentage score, and undergraduate and graduate level transcripts. Please mention “Research Associate in Information Systems Area under Prof. Deepa Mani” in the subject line.

Any Other Significant Input

Send an email to with subject line “Application for Senior  Researcher" with a copy of your CV and academic transcripts. Any evidence of written work and references by academics would be a strong positive. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. You will be contacted only in case you are shortlisted for an interview.