RA with Prof Sarang Deo

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 posting is for an RA position with Prof. Sarang Deo (Operations Management) in the broad area of healthcare delivery systems. The selected candidate will assist a multidisciplinary team of faculty members, including Prof. Sumeet Kumar (Information Systems) and Prof. Raghuram Bommaraju (Marketing) along with Prof. Deo on projects aimed at understanding the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools on patient health outcomes as well as financial outcomes for formal and informal providers.  



  • Designing and administering surveys, conducting interviews, and undertaking field visits in rural parts of India 

  • Conducting literature review in a broad array of disciplines including operations management, marketing, information systems, economics, health services, public health, and epidemiology 

  • Building statistical models to analyse secondary as well as primary data  

  • Collaborating with various stakeholders such as public health implementation agencies and survey agencies 

Required qualifications and skills: 

  • Undergraduate/graduate degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Management, Engineering, Social Sciences 

  • Superior academic performance, especially in analytical and quantitative courses 

  • Working knowledge of programming languages such as Python (preferred) and/or R will be an added advantage.  

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

  • Ability to incorporate intellectual inputs from multiple disciplines and to work independently 

  • Strong professional ethic including attention to detail, commitment to task completion under aggressive deadlines, and ability to multitask 


Preferred experience and skills 

  • Conducting field experiments and surveys 

  • Knowledge of and experience in India’s public and private healthcare delivery system 



ISB is a research driven business school. In addition to working on research projects, selected candidate will have the opportunity to be part of a vibrant ecosystem of researchers, resident as well as visiting faculty and will be able to participate in research seminars, workshops, and PhD-level courses. The position offers a competitive salary along with other benefits (CTC).  


Location: Hyderabad 

Vacancy: 1 

This is a full-time position with the earliest possible joining date. If interested, please email your CV to careers_ra_fd@isb.edu clearly indicating your CGPA or percentage score, undergraduate and graduate level transcripts. Feel free to add additional links to your project portfolio/ GitHub/ website, if any. Please mention “Research Associate – Sarang Deo” in the subject line. 

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