Applications are invited from motivated candidates with reliable programming skills for the Project Associate positions in the DBT funded Centre for Disease Genomics, Bioinformatics and Big Data Analysis in Biology and Healthcare- BIC at IBAB, Bangalore. The successful candidate will be engaged in research projects in the area of computational biology and development of multiple computational resources (databases and software) for global biological/bioinformatic research.

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 (currently 5 years). 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.Sc./M.Tech./M.E. in Computational Biology/ Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Life Sciences


  • 1-2 years of experience in academia or industry in relevant areas
  • Good skills in computer programming and bioinformatics
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to maintain detailed records.
  • Students qualified the NET/ GATE or equivalent would be preferred.


As per DBT guidelines.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should fill the form at,  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 15th March, 2023.

Selection Procedure: Test and 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