Advt No.9/2019 : Appointment of a Post doctoral Fellow – Indo Africa program

The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a premier research centre carrying out frontier research in the biological sciences located in Bangalore, looking for appointment of a Indo-Africa Program, Post doctoral Fellow – Indo Africa program on contract basis.

Job description:

We are seeking a Ph.D with experience working in a collaborative multi-institutional framework to play a role in Dengue and Pathogen sequencing program in Africa. The grant is extending a Dengue genetic diversity effort towards vaccine development and pathogen sequencing in Kenya and will involve collaborations with clinicians, industry and other sectors. A key component of the program will be enabling the African sequencing effort of our program. The candidate should have ability to analyze NGS data, summarize and communicate the information between Africa and India.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

1. Ph.D in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology/Life sciences

2. Candidate must have a strong background in next generation sequencing data analysis

No. of positions: 1

Closing date: last date for receive online applications: 15th May, 2019


Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website ( using valid email ID.

Step 2: You will receive a user ID and password on your registered email ID.

Step 3: Using your ID and password you can fill in the application by clicking on “Submit Application”

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Step 6: Take a Print out of the submitted application form by clicking “PRINT” in “MY APPLICATION” and send the same duly signed, to the Administrative Officer (Establishment), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore- 560065, along with copies of certificates regarding date of birth, educational qualifications, experience, caste certificate etc. The last date for receiving the application is 15th May, 2019


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