Research Associate with Professor Leena Kinger

The Indian School of Business (ISB) aims to train promising young researchers in various disciplines of  management (Accounting, Finance, Economics and Public Policy, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Strategy). Toward this end, we seek applications from motivated individuals with a strong academic background for the position of Research Associate (RA). RAs work directly and closely with ISB’s faculty members on their research projects. Many RAs, after successful completion of their projects, have been admitted to graduate programs (Masters/Ph.D.) in top universities across the world.


This post is for an RA position with Prof. Leena Kinger Hans for projects related to Women’s Entrepreneurship in Base of Pyramid settings. The position is a great fit if you are planning to do a PhD in Entrepreneurship/Management/Development Economics from a top-tier international school.

Position Details:

·       Provide assistance in various aspects of research, including:

-        reading and summarizing academic articles (30%)

-        designing surveys (25%)

-        analyzing quantitative survey data (15%)

-        conducting field interviews [involves travel] (10%)

-        collaborating with field partners [involves travel] (10%)

-        writing summary reports and research proposals (10%)

·       Start date: Anytime between 1st Oct to 30th Nov 2023

·       Duration: 1-2 years

·       Position will be based out of Hyderabad with partial remote working options


The candidate must possess:

·       B.Tech/MBA/MA in Economics from a reputed university with a high CGPA 

·       Superior academic performance in analytical courses, e.g., statistics or econometrics

·       Some experience in doing field projects (e.g. administering surveys/interviews)

·       Keen interest to work in rural settings on topics related to gender and/or entrepreneurship

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated evidence of writing (reports, articles, dissertations) is preferable

·       High standards for work ethic, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and commitment to task completion



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). 

If interested, please email your CV to clearly indicating your CGPA or percentage score, undergraduate and graduate level transcripts. Please mention “RA with Prof. Leena Kinger Hans” in the subject line.