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 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.



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