IFMR GSB Krea University Academic Fellowship (Predoctoral) Programme

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  • Full Time
  • Chennai

Krea University

Applications are invited on a rolling basis for Academic Fellow positions at the IFMR Graduate School of Business Krea University.

  1. The fellowship will be for a year, with the possibility of an extension for a second year.
  2. An annual contingency will be made available as per university regulations.
  3. The position is based in Sri city and suitable accommodation or housing allowance will be provided.

Predoctoral (GSB) application requirements:

  1. Candidates having Master degree in Economics, Commerce, psychology, Business Management or any other related disciplines with a consistent academic track record are eligible to apply. Candidates having professional degrees such as CA, ICWA, and Bachelor degree in the four-year undergraduate program (FYUP) with a minimum CGPA score of 7.5, are eligible to apply as well.
  2. Prior experience in quantitative data analysis using statistical packages such as R, SPSS, Stata, MS-Excel will be a plus. Similarly, prior experience of creating transcripts based on qualitative data or data analysis using NVivo will be a plus.
  3. Candidates having experience working on research projects as Research Associate/Research Assistants are also encouraged to apply. 
  4. CV
  5. Writing samples: The candidate can submit any academic essay on a topic of their choice.
  6. A statement of research (not more than 2 pages).
  7. Applicants may indicate their interest in collaborating with specific members of the faculty. However, this is not a necessary criterion.

Responsibilities of the pre-doctoral fellow

  1. Publications, which may include working papers/preprints [co-authored with one or more GSB faculty members].
  2. Fellows are encouraged (though not required) to build research links with the larger academic community including Krea Centres, if disciplinary rigour/boundaries permit.
  3. A research talk in the ninth month of each year of engagement highlighting the work done at Krea and a one-page report at the end of every 3 months
  4. The Academic Fellows are expected to provide academic assistance to the faculties of IFMR GSB during the entire tenure of their fellowship. Such assistance will include and is not limited to grading examination scripts, setting question papers, preparing teaching notes, conducting tutorials in small groups, etc.
  5. Academic Fellows will have the opportunity to provide both research and academic assistance across different functional areas: Economics, Finance, Marketing, HR, Data Science, Operations, etc.

 Krea University is an equal-opportunities employer. Women and members of marginalized/under-represented communities and candidates who have taken a break from academics and are keen to re-enter are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates Please send an email to [email protected]