Advt No.2/2021 : Data analyst (Bioinformatician) position on GenomeIndia project

Job description:

We are looking for a Data Analyst (Bioinformatician) to work on a multi-institution consortium project “Genomelndia: Cataloguing the Genetic Variation in Indians", funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The applicant will be based in NCBS and is expected to develop computational methods and apply machine learning approaches to analyse the genetic variants generated from the whole-genome sequencing (WGS).

Qualification & Experience required:

  • B. Tech or M.Sc in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Life Sciences (with minimum 75% of marks)

  • At least one-year project experience that involves programming and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis

  • Programming experience in Python/R or any other language, and basic knowledge in bioinformatics workflow management (e.g., next flow) and biostatistics

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Number of position: 1

Duration: The position will be for 1 year subject to a performance review after 3 months. At the end of the first year, there will be potential for extending the contract by one more year.

Salary: Rs. 31,000/- (Consolidated).

Age limit: 35 years

Submission Deadline: 5th March 2021

Preferred Joining Date: 1st April 2021

How to apply: 

Interested applicants should email to Dr Sabarinathan Radhakrishnan (email: enclosing:

1. CV (with the names and contact details of at least two scientific referees)

2. Cover letter and a statement of research interest (~400 words).

Please mention the advertisement number in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an online interview which may comprise multiple rounds to assess the candidate’s fit for the position.

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