Applications are invited for the role of a Teaching Assistant in the Marketing Area. While the candidate will be expected to provide assistance in all Marketing courses, a substantial role would be in assisting in quantitative courses in Marketing (both core and elective). While the primary role is that of a teaching assistant, you will also be expected to help the area faculty with their research work, and in the process, you will be able to build your own research profile.
IIMU is a research-intensive institution. You may attend regular research seminars, where research papers are presented and discussed, by resident faculty as well as visiting faculty. When time permits, you may also attend PhD-level coursework offered at the institute.
Salaries are competitive with similar positions in India. Furthermore, the faculty you work with will be amenable to providing recommendation letters as well as guidance in applying to the top PhD programs in India and abroad.
IIMU’s TAs and RAs have secured PhD admission offers from some of the best research universities in the world, including University of Pittsburgh, University of Texas at Austin, University of Maryland, University of Georgia, Texas A&M University, University of Houston, Western University (Ontario, Canada), London School of Economics, University of Memphis, Kansas State University, among others.
You should consider yourself a good fit for this position if you are seriously considering pursuing a PhD in Marketing in India or abroad, and want to get some experience to see if an academic career is meant for you. In addition to assisting faculty in Marketing with their teaching, you will assist faculty in projects that cut across marketing, strategy, entrepreneurship and development. The skills you develop will help you in applying to the top doctoral programs in Marketing (both in India and abroad). You should be self-motivated to take ownership of and lead research projects.
This is a position in an academic setting. Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone who is comfortable conducting both quantitative and qualitative research. While we will provide training and guidance, you will need to have a basic interest and aptitude for both quantitative and qualitative research. Bachelor’s degree in quantitative disciplines (such as Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics) from any of the top-tier colleges in the country is preferred. Highly motivated candidates with an undergraduate degree from other disciplines may also apply if they are comfortable working with quantitative methodologies and have a keen interest in research.
The position is contractual for 11 months and may be renewed for a further period of 11 months, enabling the candidate to build their profile for PhD applications. Candidates are expected to move on to a strong PhD program at the end of two years.
Interested candidates may apply online. The position will remain open and we will accept applications till a suitable candidate is found. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please note that the SOP is not a cover letter. Please do not upload your CV again.
We shall contact shortlisted candidates within two weeks of submission of their application.
If you do not hear from us within two weeks of submitting your application, you have not been shortlisted for this position.