Research Associate with Professor Shekhar Tomar

Role: Research Associate

Location: Mohali (On-Site)

No of Openings: 1

Faculty Name: Professor Shekhar Tomar

Academic Area: Economics and Public Policy


Research Summary of the Faculty:

Professor Shekhar Tomar:

Shekhar Tomar is an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Public Policy area at ISB. His research lies at the intersection of macroeconomics, trade and finance and he extensively uses micro-data to answer macro questions in his work. During his stint at the RBI, he also contributed regularly to the policy work on monetary policy and trade issues in India.

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About ISB

The Indian School of Business (ISB) evolved from the need for a world-class business school in Asia. The founders, some of the best minds from the corporate and academic worlds, anticipated the leadership needs of the emerging Asian economies. The ISB is committed to creating such leaders through its innovative programs, outstanding faculty, and thought leadership. 

The Indian School of Business (ISB) provides a robust environment that generates high-quality research that is both contemporary and rigorous.

About this Position:

There is one RA position available in Economics and Public Policy with Professor Shekhar Tomar. Professor Tomar’s research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, trade, labor, and networks. Research Associates (RA) generally go on to pursue Ph.D. in internationally renowned business schools/universities after working at ISB for 2-3 years.

This position is a good fit if you are looking to do a PhD in the future. It is for 1 year, can be extended based on performance.


Roles & Responsibilities:

You will:

·      Assist the professor in the ongoing research work, data collection, data cleaning, and in the development of research papers.

·      Analytical capabilities (modeling + statistical analysis) would be helpful.

·      Collaborating with various stakeholders such as schools.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Skills and Qualifications :

·      Strong academic background in any of Economics/Computer Science/Statistics/Mathematics/Engineering with demonstrated analytical and communication skills.

·      Good analytical, computing and communication skills. Working knowledge of statistical software and/or programming languages like R, Stata, Python, Matlab etc. is essential.

·      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.

·      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


Our Commitment towards you:

ISB is a research-focused business school. It offers a variety of opportunities to understand the current management phenomena in depth, through research brown-bag seminars, workshops, and PhD-level courses. It provides several options to hone a person’s analytical skills.


Along with the competitive salary and plethora of employee benefits, ISB hosts a world-class Learning Resource Centre in the entire Asia, Comprehensive Health and Personal Accident Cover for you and your family members. ISB believes in creating a truly inclusive culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for everyone through our ideas and collaborations. 

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