RA with Prof Sumit Kunnumkal

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 Ph.D. in internationally renowned business schools after working at ISB for 2-3 years.

There is one RA position available in the Operations Management Area with Professor Sumit Kunnumkal.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

Master’s level degree (A bachelor level, 4-year degree with a high CGPA too is fine). Background in optimization theory (linear programming, integer programming, convex optimization) is highly desired.

Familiarity with a programming language (Matlab, C++, Python etc.)  is also required.

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

Skills and Qualifications

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


BA/ BSc in a Applied Math or Physics


MBA/ PGDBM from premier institutions like IIMs (preferably in Operations Management)

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.


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 Operations Management under Prof. Sumit Kunnumkal” in the subject line

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