Research position in the Computational Biology lab at IBAB

Applications are invited for the position of Project Assistant in the Computational Biology lab at IBAB, Electronic City, Bengaluru. The selected candidate will work on the computational aspects to understand mycobacterial pathogenicity and gene regulation. The position will be offered initially for 6 months and extended based on performance and satisfactory progress of the project. The selected candidate is eligible for accommodation in the IBAB hostel.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

1. B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.Tech in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Data Science or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 7 CGPA from a recognized university.

2. Excellent programming skills with understanding of statistics, methematics, biology and research methodology

3. Good organisational and prioritization skills, attention to detail, motivated, team player and willingness to learn

4. A minimum of 6 months research experience is preferred


As per IBAB norms.

Application deadline:

31st March, 2022

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are adivsed to visit the lab webpage ( and familiarise themselves with the research interests of the lab. To apply,  a cover letter outlining the motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates the relevant practical expertise and skills are to be emailed as a single PDF file to, addressed to Dr. Shubhada Hegde. The subject line of the email must include “Application for the post of PA”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

About IBAB:

IBAB is an autonomous institute engaged in education, research and entrepreneurial support programs and is located in Electronic City, Bengaluru. The institute offers a unique master’s degree program with dual specialization in bioinformatics and biotechnology as well as an interdisciplinary PhD program. IBAB has strong research programs in various disciplines, excellent infrastructure and an environment suitable for cutting-edge research. For more details, visit