BIOINFORMATICIAN ON HUMAN BRAIN DISORDERS PROGRAM
The Accelerator programme for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells (ADBS) is a scientific venture to understand mental illness by harnessing the power of modern human genomicsand stem cell technology. The Program is a collaborative initiative of three institutions from Bengaluru, India – the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the National Institute for Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).
Description: A Bioinformatician position is available for candidate with bioinformatics expertise to work in this program. The appointment will be a fixed term position initially for a period of one year that may be further extended depending on the performance of the candidate. The position comes with a consolidated pay based on qualification and experience.
Essential qualification: PhD in Bioinformatics or a related discipline, with 2 years experience
1. Experience in whole exome/genome/transcriptome (WES/WGS/RNA-Seq) data analysis pipeline and the relevant expertise in Linux environment.
2. Experience in scripting and statistical languages including but not limited to Perl/Python/R.
3. Experience in Next Generation Sequencing data analysis on High-Performance Computing (HPC) Clusters.
4. Experience in handling data management platforms and maintenance of NGS data.
Salary: As per institute norms.
Last date to apply: June 5, 2019
The position is available from : July 1, 2019
Age Limit for the above position: Below 35 years
How to apply: Interested applicants are requested to apply with their CV [with names and contact information (postal and email) of two scientific referees] and a statement of interest (~400 words) pertinent to the position applied for by June 5, 2019. Applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org as one pdf file. Please mention the advertisement number in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.