Indian Institute of Management Udaipur 2020 Research Assistant for the Consumer Culture Lab at IIMU

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Indian Institute of Management Udaipur 2020 Research Assistant for the Consumer Culture Lab at IIMU

 

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur 2020 Research Assistant for the Consumer Culture Lab at IIMU

 

BENEFITS

 

IIMU is a research-intensive institution. You may attend regular workshops by both resident as well as visiting faculty members where research papers are presented and discussed. The faculty you work with will be willing to provide recommendation letters as well as provide you guidance on the application process to top PhD programs. Salaries are competitive with similar positions in India.

 

BEST MATCH

 

You should consider yourself a good fit for this position if you are seriously considering pursuing a PhD program from a top school in India or abroad, and want to get some experience to see if a research career is meant for you. You will assist faculty in projects related to examining the evolution of consumer behaviour and consumer culture in India. The skills you develop will help you in applying to top ranked doctoral programs in Marketing.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This is a research position in an academic setting. You will assist with:

 

  • Data collection in the form of interviews, observations and ethnographic work
  • Data analysis, primarily using qualitative methods. The faculty will help you train on methods as necessary to do your job.
  • Literature search, summary, presentation and writing
  • Other research related work
  • Creation of content and writing of short articles on consumer culture issues in India

 

In this role, you will be working closely with Associate Professor Julien Cayla (Nanyang Business School, Singapore), Area Research Advisor for IIM Udaipur.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bachelors/Masters degree in disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology or Humanities from any of the top-tier colleges in the country is preferred. Highly motivated candidates with an undergrad/Masters from other disciplines can also apply if they are comfortable with marketing concepts.

 

  • An open mind to learning new concepts, creativity and hard work
  • An interest in ideas and theory
  • Good understanding of Sociology, Anthropology, Humanities (any/many)
  • Good English writing skills are required
  • Some industry experience is a plus
  • Some visual skills (photography; video) are a plus
  • Proficiency in speaking Hindi is a plus
  • 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 : Udaipur

 

Positions Vacant : 1 (contractual – for 2 years)

 

Last Date : 30-04-2020

 

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