Applications are invited from motivated candidates for the Project Assistant position(s) in the Machine Learning group at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. The successful candidate will work in the area of machine learning in computational biology with a focus on genomics and analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data related to neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs). The applicant should be inclined to study the genomics of NDDs, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with a strong focus on developing machine/deep learning models for genomic data analysis.

The position will be offered initially for 6 months and based on performance and satisfactory progress, it can 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.


  • M.Tech./B.Tech./M.Sc. in Computer Science/Machine Learning/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/any branch of Life Sciences/Mathematics with good skills in Machine/Deep learning model development, Python & R programming, and analysis of NGS data.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to maintain
  • detailed records.
  • Students with a research fellowship from any central/state government agencies such as CSIR, UGC, DBT or ICMR would be preferred.

Based on the qualification, experience and as per IBAB norms.

How to apply:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates relevant practical expertise and skills as a single PDF file to on or before 28th Feb 2023.

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