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.

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 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