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Project Scientist at NCBS, Bengaluru [2 Vacancies]: Apply by June 1: Expired

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the position of Project Scientist-I to be part of the Centre for Bioinformatics at NCBS.

National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, Karnataka, is a research centre specialising in biological research. It is a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research under the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.

The candidate will coordinate operations of the bioinformatics centre and associated projects, meetings, capacity building (training and workshops). The projects will involve the use of next-generation genome sequencing and genome informatics for applications in biodiversity and human health.

1) Position Title: Project Scientist I (Program Manager)
  • No of position: 1 (one)
  • Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Desirable Experience:
    • Should have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple projects and manage meetings and workshops.
    • Experience in whole-genome sequencing analysis, transcriptome data analysis and protein structure bioinformatics, and protein sequence analysis is a must.
    • Programming experience in Python/R or any other language, knowledge of Linux environment, cluster management.
    • Experience in database management and algorithm design is a plus. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
    • An applicant with a minimum experience of 1-2 years (post-PhD) will be preferred.
  • Job Description:
    • Coordinate projects, their meetings, conducting training, troubleshooting and workshops. This position is a key to the success of the project and we expect to hire a specialized person.
    • Performing specialized bioinformatics analyses on genome datasets.
  • Upper Age limit: 35 years
  • Salary: Rs. 56,000 + 24% HRA with a 5% increment every two years subject to performance review.
2) Position title: Project Scientist I
  • No of position: 1 (one)
  • Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Science or Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University or equivalent
  • Desirable Experience:
    • Candidates should have extensive programming experience in Python/R or any other programming language and knowledge of the Linux environment.
    • Should have familiarity to troubleshoot any computer cluster related problems.
    • Prior experience in next-generation sequencing (NGS) ‘omics’ data analysis is desirable while experience with long-read sequencing is a plus.
    • Knowledge of protein structure, sequence bioinformatics is necessary.
    • Good presentation skills, publications and the ability to handle large-scale data are desirable.
    • An applicant with a minimum experience of 1-2 years (post-PhD) will be preferred.
  • Job Description:
    • Looking after clusters, servers in the Bioinformatics centre and its maintenance.
    • To Perform specialized bioinformatics analyses of genome datasets.
  • Upper Age limit: 35 years
  • Salary: Rs. 56,000 + 24% HRA with a 5% increment every two years subject to performance review
How to Apply?
  • Interested candidates should email to bicbiocluster@ncbs.res.in clearly titling the position applying for along with the following enclosure:
    • CV (with names and contact details of at least two scientific referees)
    • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview. Please note that candidates who have not been selected for the interview will not be contacted.
Application Deadline

1st June 2021

For more details, click the link below.

Project Scientist at NCBS, Bengaluru

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