Research Associate with Professor Harsha Tadikonda

Role: Research Associate

Location: Hyderabad

No of Openings: 1

Faculty Name: Professor Harsha Tadikonda

Academic Area: Strategy Area

Research Summary of the Faculty:

Professor Harsha Tadikonda:

Harsha Tadikonda is an Assistant Professor in the Strategy area at the Indian School of Business. His research interests include corporate strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship in high-tech. industries. Harsha’s current line of research focuses on how technology competition shapes collaborative decisions among firms and among individuals. At ISB, he teaches an elective on managing strategic partnerships. Harsha received his Ph.D. in Strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

About ISB

The Indian School of Business (ISB) evolved from the need for a world-class business school in Asia. The founders, some of the best minds from the corporate and academic worlds, anticipated the leadership needs of the emerging Asian economies. The ISB is committed to creating such leaders through its innovative programs, outstanding faculty, and thought leadership. 
The Indian School of Business (ISB) provides a robust environment that generates high-quality research that is both contemporary and rigorous.

Roles & Responsibilities:

You will:

  • Assistance to the faculty – Assisting in their ongoing research work which includes the development of analytical models, solution algorithms, and designing of computational experiments.
  • Data compilation - Scraping data from websites or documents and compilation into usable formats for analysis.
  • Database management – Linking different datasets, ensuring data quality, and processing raw data into processed datasets for modelling and estimation.
  • Synthesis - Literature search and review, summary, presentation, and analytical writing.
  • Quantitative modeling - Econometric analysis for exploratory data analysis and causal estimation, including visualization and reporting, along with sound knowledge in signal processing/latent models.
  • Conduct market and economic analysis and prepare reports to harvest data and generate presentable insights from the data.

Required Skills and Qualifications:


  • B.Tech from IIT, NIT, or BITS (A bachelor-level degree with a high CGPA from a reputed college is also good to go).
  • MBA/ PGDBM from premier institutions like IIMs/Others.


  • Experience working with big data systems, concepts, and tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with attention to every detail.
  • Strong team player with cross-functional skills.
  • Background in basic econometrics is highly desired.
  • Strong coding proficiency in Python, Stata, R, and SQL.
  • Knowledge of various text mining algorithms and their use cases as well as text pre-processing and normalization techniques.
  • Excellent problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Exposure to economic problems and econometric techniques desirable.
  • Motivation to learn and a strong work ethic.

Our Commitment towards you:

ISB is a research-focused business school. It offers a variety of opportunities to understand the current management phenomena in depth, through research brown-bag seminars, workshops, and PhD-level courses. It provides several options to hone a person’s analytical skills. This position is best suited for a candidate with an interest in pursuing a PhD down the line.

Along with the competitive salary and plethora of employee benefits, ISB hosts a world-class Learning Resource Centre in the entire Asia, Comprehensive Health and Personal Accident Cover for you and your family members. ISB believes in creating a truly inclusive culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for everyone through our ideas and collaborations.

If this role is your true calling, please fill out the form using the below-mentioned link. If you have any questions, please reach out to

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