Just as biodiversity contributes to healthy ecosystems, a diverse learning environment at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology features a wide range of thought, academic disciplines, cultures, identities, socio-economic backgrounds, and creates a robust community.

The institute seeks faculty and staff with varied perspectives, skills, professional practices, and experiences to enrich the learning and teaching experiences of students, colleagues, and others. The IBAB seeks individuals who value education, diversity, and share in our vision to maintain the high standards for which the institute is known. In addition to our competitive benefits package, which is offered to full-time employees, the institute offers an exciting array of activities and programs that employees may participate in, including library privileges, lectures, seminars, conferences and other special events.

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Available Job Opportunities

Jobs that help you shape your career, for the good!

Research positions in Dr.Nithya Ramakrishnan’s group at IBAB

Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and PhD positions in the Computational Biology group of Dr.Nithya Ramakrishnan at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. The projects include

  1. Application of graph algorithms and information theory for bioinformatics analysis
  2. Modelling the epigenetic and immunological processes using Machine Learning.
  3. Development of Deep Learning models for Gene expression prediction

The research positions will be offered initially for 6 months and extended based on performance and satisfactory progress until project funding is available. PhD aspirants are strongly encouraged to apply. Hostel facility within the campus is available.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:
Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Biology or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.
(Or)
B.Tech /B.E in Computer Science/ Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.

All applicants should have the following essential skills/experiences:
(a) Excellent coding skills (preferably in Python and/or R) and proficiency in Unix environments (Please provide links to previously written code in the resume).
(b) Knowledge and experience in applying Machine Learning algorithms to real-world data.
(c) Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, motivated and team player.

Candidates with prior experience in computational projects can also apply.

Remuneration:
As per IBAB norms.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates the relevant practical expertise and skills as a single PDF file to careers_nr@ibab.ac.in. Last date for submission of application is April 20, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

About IBAB:
IBAB is an autonomous institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bengaluru. The institute offers a unique master degree program with dual specialization in bioinformatics and applied biotechnology as well as an interdisciplinary PhD program. IBAB has strong research programs in various disciplines, has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting edge research. For more details visit www.ibab.ac.in/ and https://www.ibab.ac.in/people/faculty-members/dr-nithya-ramakrishnan/

Project assistant position in computational chemistry/biology at IBAB: Investigation of photostability of crystallins

A project assistant position is available to start immediately in the group of Dr. Jayashree Nagesh, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) Bengaluru to work on the project “Photoprotection and weak noncovalent interaction networks in crystallins”. The broad aims of the project will be to investigate photoprotective pathways in aromatic amino acid clusters in gamma-crystallins and to characterize the cooperative role of weak interaction networks in local structural stability in such proteins. Applicants are required to have a physical chemistry background. Experience in coding and molecular dynamics simulations is highly desirable, minimal background in biology is sufficient.

The position will be offered initially for 6 months and based on performance and satisfactory progress; the position will be extended until project funding is available. Meritorious and enthusiastic candidates may be considered for the IBAB-PhD program based on their willingness, suitability, and eligibility. Selected candidates may also avail on campus hostel accommodation.

Eligibility:

Master’s degree (or Equivalent) in Chemistry or Physics with an inclination towards exploring biological problems. Students should have at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA from a recognized university. Students with research fellowship from any central/state government agencies such as CSIR, UGC, DST, DBT etc would be preferred.

Remuneration:

Based on qualification, experience and IBAB norms.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates relevant expertise and skills as a single PDF file to jnagesh@ibab.ac.in on or before April 30 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Please include names of two referees in your CV.

Selection Procedure:

Interview for shortlisted candidates

About the Institute:

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is a unique institute engaged in education, research, and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bangalore. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of the biotechnology and bioinformatics industries in India. IBAB has a unique master’s degree program with dual specialization in Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology and an interdisciplinary Ph.D program. The institute has strong research programs in various disciplines such as Cancer Biology, Infectious diseases, synthetic biology, genomics, Big Data Biology, computational biology and bioinformatics as evident by the track record of well-trained and experienced faculties. IBAB has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting-edge research. For more details about IBAB, visit www.ibab.ac.in.