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Research positions in Synthetic Biology group at IBAB

Applications are invited for research positions (Project Assistant (PA)/Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Postdoctoral fellow (PDF)) in Synthetic Biology group at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. Projects are available in the following areas:

  1. Functional genomics of host-virus interactions
  2. Promoter engineering and Gene expression systems
  3. Metabolic engineering and Flux analyses
  4. Protein biochemistry and Structural biology

The position will be offered initially for 6 months and extended based on performance and satisfactory progress until the project funding is available. Meritorious candidates may be considered for PhD program based on suitability. Hostel facility within the campus is available upon request.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:

Project Assistant
B.E/B.Tech or Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.

Junior Research Fellow:
Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.

Post-Doctoral Fellow:
Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects from a recognized university.

The following skills/experiences are necessary for all applicants:
(a) Excellent hands-on skills in basic cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology  techniques.
(b) Experience of working in a research laboratory, ability to maintain accurate lab records and data analyses.
(c) Good organisational and prioritisation skills, attention to detail, motivated, team player and willingness to learn.

Desirable Experiences and Skills:

  1. Experience in one or more areas – gene editing technologies and cell culture (for positions in projects 1 and 2); computational biology and/or analytical methods such as GC and HPLC (for positions in project 3); protein purification methods, protein crystallography and bioinformatics (for positions on project 4).
  2. A minimum of 1-year hands-on research experience in the relevant area.
  3. Experience of working in industry.

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_synbio@ibab.ac.in. The subject line of the email must include “Application for the post of ____ in the project area _____”. Last date for submission of application is 31th March, 2021 or until the positions are filled. 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 www.ibab.ac.in/niche-programmes/synthetic-biology/.

Advertisement for Research Assistant position at IBAB

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Synthetic Biology group at IBAB, Bengaluru. The successful candidate will participate in an interdisciplinary collaborative research project aimed at engineering promoters for gene expression using computational approaches including artificial intelligence and machine learning. The selected candidate will receive training in the relevant areas. The position is available initially for a period of 6 months and is extendable till project funding is available.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:

  1. B.E/B.Tech/Master’s degree in Bioinformatics or related subjects from a recognized university with a good academic record.
  2. A minimum of 6 month experience in computer programming and data analyses.
  3. Good organisational and prioritisation skills, ability to maintain accurate records, team player and willingness to learn.

Desirable Experiences and Skills:
Experience in gene expression data analyses.

Remuneration:
As per IBAB norms.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants may 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_synbio@ibab.ac.in. The subject line of the email must include “Application for the post of RA in Computational Biology”. Last date for submission of application is 31st March, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

About IBAB:
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 from teaching courses, the institute has strong research programs in various disciplines as evidenced by the publication track record of the Faculty. It has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting edge research. For more details, please visit www.ibab.ac.in