Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise


Brief Introduction:


Thomas Scmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise at the Indian School of Business seeks to advance real-world and academic knowledge of family business. The Centre wants to recruit promising young researchers. We seek applications from motivated individuals with a strong academic background to work as Research Associates at the Centre.


Position details:

  • The Centre is looking for bright and motivated graduates/ post graduates (fresh or up to 5 years of work experience) in Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Management, and other social science disciplines.
  • They will be primarily required to assist the Executive Director and other faculty associated with the Centre in their research work - data collection, developing research database, data cleaning and in the development of research papers and case studies.

·         They will also be required to document and write up the result of projects, research activities, and events for the purpose of dissemination and publication. 

·         They will assist the Centre in organizing its flagship biennial conference and various workshops and training programs.

·         They will help the Centre to refine and upgrade its database on family businesses.

·         They will get an opportunity to develop and hone their research skills so that after a stint of 2-3 years, they will be ready to join a doctoral program in management at premier business schools globally.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • A strong interest in a research career.
  • A strong interest in Management
  • A Graduate or Postgraduate degree from Institutions like Delhi School of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Presidency College, St Xavier’s etc AND/OR B Tech/ M Tech from IIT, NIT, BITS etc. AND/OR MBA/ PGDBM from premier institutions like IIM’s, XLRI, MDI Gurgaon etc.

·         A professional degree (chartered or cost accountancy or law) may also be considered.

  • Consistently high CGPA, evidence of academic excellence
  • Excellent analytical and computing skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Familiarity with econometric methods will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in the use of software packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA and R will be preferred. 
  • 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.


Location: Hyderabad

Salary: Negotiable based on qualification and experience

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