IBSE Post-doctoral Fellowships @ IIT Madras [Rs. 45K/Month]: Apply by June 30

By: Usha | 10 Jun 2019 10:54 AM

IBSE (Initiative for Biological Systems Engineering) is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to pioneering innovative approaches and algorithms that integrate multi-dimensional data across scales, to understand, predict and manipulate complex biological systems.

IBSE comprises faculty, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students from many departments across IIT Madras. IBSE is also an integral part of Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI).

IBSE offers post-doctoral fellowships to exceptional doctorates, who are desirous of pursuing 1-2 year research to initiate long-term research goals at the interface of biology and engineering at IBSE, IIT Madras.

  • Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within the last two years
  • Candidates must have demonstrated academic excellence
Shortlisting criteria
  • Academic pedigree, performance
  • PhD research area and list of publications, if any
  • Proficiency in programming (high-level languages, preferably Python/R/MATLAB)
  • Contribution to open-source projects will be a plus
  • Work in a highly interdisciplinary environment, with eminent faculty in Systems Biology and Data Science
  • Monthly emoluments of ₹45,000 (plus HRA)
  • Access to state-of-the-art high-performance CPU/GPU computing infrastructure
  • Funds to attend a national conference every year
  • Regular colloquia by international experts and workshops
Areas of Research
  • Application of systems genetics approaches in India specific clinical datasets
  • Network and community detection in multi-omic data
  • Metabolic modelling for diseases
  • Application of Machine Learning algorithms in clinical data
  • Process analytics and systems theory for metabolic modelling and optimisation
  • Application of NLP in biological data analysis
  • Apply to with following details:
    • Latest CV describing your academic record with publications list, list of programming languages known, level of proficiency and certification if any (attach a single PDF or link to Dropbox/Google Drive/OneDrive)
    • A research proposal (500-750 words) listing preferred research areas
    • IBSE Faculty Mentors (click here for the list) you are interested in
  • Deadline for application: 30 June 2019
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed the following month.

Karthik Raman (kraman @ iitm·ac·in) or Himanshu Sinha (sinha @ iitm·ac·in)

Click here for the official website. 

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