RA with Prof Leena Kinger Hans

The Indian School of Business wants to recruit promising young researchers in the discipline of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Public Policy, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, and Strategy. 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 Ph.D. in internationally renowned business schools after working at ISB for 2-3 years.

There is one RA position available in the Organizational Behaviour Area with Professor Leena Kinger Hans. Professor Leena’s current research projects fall under the topics of entrepreneurship, gender, low-income contexts, and philanthropy.  She uses archival datasets, hand-collected data as well as field experimental methods for her research.

Position Details:


­    The candidate will provide assistance in various aspects of research, including (a) collecting data from various online sources (b) cleaning and preparing data (c) statistical analysis (d) reading and summarizing academic articles.

­    Work will also entail handling of large, quantitative data-sets.

­    Possibility of conducting field work including interviews, focus-groups etc. which may require travel to rural India.

­    Opportunities to co-author papers and travel to conferences.

­    The position is full-time.

­    This position is a great fit if you are looking to do a PhD in the future.

­    Preferred joining date is at the earliest.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

­    Master’s in Economics/Business Administration and allied fields or B.Tech from a reputed university.

­    Working knowledge of (some) programming languages and/or statistical software like Python, SPSS, STATA, SAS, R etc. is essential. Willingness to further learn and develop these skills is critical.

­    Experience with coding and scraping data is a big plus.

­    The candidate must have high standards for work ethic, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and commitment to task completion.

­    Ability to work diligently on tasks may be tedious but are crucial for projects.


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 careers_ra_fd@isb.edu clearly indicating your CGPA or percentage score, undergraduate and graduate level transcripts. Please mention “Research Associate in Organizational Behaviour Area under Professor Leena Kinger Hans” in the subject line.

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