Advt No.5/2023 : Appointment for the post of Project Associate - I in the lab of Dr Shruthi Viswanath

Qualification and Experience required:

  • Education: Bachelor or Masters in Phys/Chem/Bio/Maths/Engg.

  • Experience in computational biology: atleast 6 months of programming/research experience.

Project description:

We are a computational lab that works on modeling large protein assemblies involved in chromatin remodeling, cell-cell junctions, and cytoskeletal machinery. We are looking for candidates who are interested in computational modeling of structures of protein assemblies. Specifically, we want candidates who will work on one of the following projects a) develop faster methods for sampling integrative models using methods from geometric design b) develop a pipeline for simulating intrinsically disordered regions in assemblies c) analyze cryo-electron tomography data. d) model chromatin-associated protein assemblies. See more at the lab website

Minimum % of marks: 75%

Age limit: 40

Number of positions: 1

Salary offered: 25,000 (without CSIR/GATE/equivalent qualification), 31000 + 24% HRA (with CSIR/GATE/equivalent qualification)

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to apply to with these documents 1) CV 2) github account with completed projects to get an idea of programming experience 3) 500-word research statement on any of the above four project topics.

The research statement will require you to read some papers from our lab and others.

Without all documents in place, the application will not receive any consideration.

Last date for applying is Feb 28. Candidates will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis till position is filled.

Selected candidates can expect a reply by March 2nd week. Please note that candidates who have not been selected for interview will not be contacted; we are unable to reply to all candidates.

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