Bioinformatics Jobs In INDIA


#1: Postdoctoral fellow in bioinformatics and genomics @ inStem

A position for a Postdoctoral fellow is available in the area of bioinformatics and genomics. The Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) is a highly collaborative environment and we are seeking an individual who can interface with both wet and dry lab scientists to use profiling technologies to advance our understanding of tissue regeneration and repair.  Consequently, the selected candidate for this position can expect world-class training in integrating the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, animal models, and genomics/proteomics.

The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) - Bangalore

We are seeking an individual with expertise in analyzing next generation sequencing data, mutation calling in exome seq data, network inference, data integration, and modeling.  Competitive candidates would also have programming experience in scripting languages with perl, C, C++, and R programming.  This position requires a PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or related fields, and evidence of scientific productivity through publications in international journals.  Motivation to gain an in-depth understanding of biological phenomena is required!  Applications should include a current CV and names of at least three references.  Application packages and inquiries regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Dasaradhi Palakodeti ([email protected] ) or Dr. Colin Jamora ( [email protected]).  Screening of applications will commence immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

#2:Project Positions @ The National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Research Associate (RA) and one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the DBT Part-B Sub-project-1&2 entitled "Transcriptome and epigenome diversity analysis during seed development for discovery of molecular markers and gene regulatory mechanism in chickpea" of Seed Biology under the supervision of Dr. Mukesh Jain, Scientist, NIPGR.

Research Associate (one post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project

  • Qualification: Candidates having Ph.D. degree (awarded) in Life Sciences/Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics or related field are eligible to apply. Candidates having experience in the area of protein biochemistry, advanced molecular biology and genomics techniques will be preferred. The candidate should have good academic record and relevant research experience as evidenced from published papers in standard refereed journals.

Junior Research Fellow (one post): Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project

  • Qualification: Candidates having M.Sc. degree or equivalent (with minimum 55% marks) in Life Sciences, Biotechnolgy, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology or any other related field are eligible to apply. The Candidate having computer skills (Linux, Perl, Java, MySQL) and/or experience in NGS and/or advanced molecular biology techniques, will be given preference.
  • The positions are purely temporary and are co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms.
Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application in the given format. The attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any) are to be attached with the hard copy of application. The applications should reach at the address given below within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The envelope must be superscribed by "Application for the Post of RA/JRF in "Seed Biology Project" of Dr. Mukesh Jain, Scientist, NIPGR.
Last date: December 04, 2014
Dr. Mukesh Jain
Staff Scientist
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box NO. 10531,
New Delhi - 110067

#3:Senior Research Fellow (Bioinformatics) @ ICAR-IISR

Walk- in- Test cum Interview for the selection of Senior Research Fellow under the scheme “Network Project on High Value Compounds/Phytochemicals” will be held at this Institute as per details indicated below.
Name of the post Senior Research Fellow (Bioinformatics)
Number of posts 2 Nos.
Date of Interview 20-12-2014 at 10.00 AM

Qualifications :

  • Essential: PG in Bioinformatics from Recognised University.
  • Desirable One year experience in Biochemical/Analytical laboratory/Research Institution.

Emoluments :

  • Rs. 16,000/- (Fixed) per month + HRA for first two years and Rs. 18000/- per month + HRA for third year onwards.

Upper age limit :

  • 35 years for Men & 40 years for Women as on date of Interview (Upper Age limits are relaxable for SC,ST and OBC candidates as per Govt. of India norms (at present 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC)

Duration of Project :

  • 31-03-2017 or till the date of closure of the project

Expected duty :

  • Cheminformatics Analysis of Phytochemicals
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#4: Research Associate(TWO) @ NRCSS, Ajmer

A walk-in-interview is scheduled to be held at NRCSS, Ajmer on 03.12.2014 at 11-00AM for the following temporary positions. Interested candidates may attend the interviewwith duly filled Application Form (Enclosed) along with their original certificates and photocopies of certificates to be enclosed along with the Application Form in support of proof of Age/Educational Qualifications, Experience etc with two recent passport size photographs. They should reach this office latest by 10.15 AM.
Name of Project Under various disciplines at Institute
Name of Post Research Associate
No. of Post TWO
Emoluments Rs. 23000/- per Month + HRA (as per rules) for Master Degree holders; OR
Rs. 24000/- per Month + HRA (as per rules) for Doctoral Degree holders
Duration Up to March, 2015 but likely to continue


Discipline Minimum Qualification
Plant Biotechnology/
Bio informatics (one post)
Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics or
Master Degree in Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics from recognized university with two years experience as SRF in recognized Institute.
Plant Breeding &
(one post)
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding & Genetics/ Plant
Breeding or Master Degree in Plant Breeding &
Genetics/ Plant Breeding from recognized
university with two years experience as SRF in
recognized Institute.
  • NOTE:- The candidate with experience on seed spice crops and working knowledge of computers will be preferred.
  • Age limit Maximum 40 years for men and 45 for women as on 03.12.2014
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#5:JRF @ IISER Kolkata

Project– Computational Biology of Riboswitches: Pattern Detection and Comparative Genomics

Qualification :

  • Essential: M.Sc/M.Tech in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Biology/Biotechnology and other related fields
  • Good programming skills with experience in Python/Perl programming.

  • Desirable: Experience in Bioinformatics projects related to regulatory RNA and phylogenetic analysis. GATE or NET qualification is also desirable and may determine the fellowship amount as stipulated by UGC rules.
  • *Preferences will be given to candidates having publications in the relevant fields.
Appointment will be made initially for one year and extendable up to three years after evaluation.

This is an international project jointly funded by UGC-ISF (Israel Science Foundation). The selected candidate will have the opportunity to spend a total of 4 months (spread over 3 years) visiting the group of the Israeli PI, Dr. Danny Barash, Dept. of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, to be trained in structure-based techniques of riboswitch detection. The selected candidate will be required to carry out comparative genomics analysis using phylogenetic and other sequence based methods as well as apply structure-based techniques to analyze RNA. He/she will therefore be able to develop comprehensive skills in both sequence and structure-based methods.

Applications to be sent by email to the following address:

Dr. Supratim Sengupta
Principal Investigator
Department of Physical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Kolkata
Mohanpur – 741246
Email: [email protected]

Bioinformatics Jobs In INDIA @ inStem Bangalore,The National Institute of Plant Genome Research,ICAR-IISR,NRCSS, Ajmer,IISER Kolkata