Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and PhD positions in the Computational Biology group of Dr.Nithya Ramakrishnan at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. The projects include

  1. Application of graph algorithms and information theory for bioinformatics analysis
  2. Modelling the epigenetic and immunological processes using Machine Learning.
  3. Development of Deep Learning models for Gene expression prediction

The research positions will be offered initially for 6 months and extended based on performance and satisfactory progress until project funding is available. PhD aspirants are strongly encouraged to apply. Hostel facility within the campus is available.

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:
Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Biology or related subjects with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.
B.Tech /B.E in Computer Science/ Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with at least 65% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.

All applicants should have the following essential skills/experiences:
(a) Excellent coding skills (preferably in Python and/or R) and proficiency in Unix environments (Please provide links to previously written code in the resume).
(b) Knowledge and experience in applying Machine Learning algorithms to real-world data.
(c) Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, motivated and team player.

Candidates with prior experience in computational projects can also apply.

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 Last date for submission of application is April 20, 2024. 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 and