Applications are invited for the position of a Junior Research Fellow in Dr. Kritika Garg’s lab at IBAB, Bengaluru ( The successful candidate will use comparative genomics tools to understand evolutionary history of non-model organisms. The position is initially available for six month and is extendable based on performance. CSIR/UGC NET, GATE, DBT-BINC eligibility will be an added advantage. Meritorious candidates will be eligible to enrol in the PhD program.

Essential requirements

  1. Masters degree in Bioinformatics/Life Sciences/Biology with at least 60% marks from a recognize university
  2. Experience in any programming languages such as Python/R/UNIX
  3. Ability to work independently as well as in a group
  4. Ability to maintain detailed records

Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience and as per institute’s policy.


The position is initially for a period of six months and extendable based on performance.

Application procedure

Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their prior research experience if any, relevant skills, and a detailed CV with contact information of at least two referees in a single pdf file to and The last date for submission of application is 25 September, 2020.

About IBAB

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) Bangalore, was setup in 2001 to support the biotech ecosystem in India. The institute focuses on education, research, and entrepreneurship and has excellent infrastructure to carry out cutting-edge research. Scientists at IBAB focus on both basic and applied research. The institute offers a unique Master’s degree program with a dual specialization in bioinformatics and applied biotechnology and an interdisciplinary PhD program. For further details, please visit