School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067, INDIA

Date: April 24th. 2017 Last Date: May 6th 2017

The following posts are urgently required to be filled for the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India funded project jointly running with IIIT-Hyderabad & JNU, entitled "Computational Core for Plant Metabolomics" administrated by Prof Indira Ghosh, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110 067.
NB: For all the posts, preference will be given to candidates with a good knowledge of Python and/or R in UNIX platform , knowledge of JAVA will also get a special consideration.

1. RA / Research Associate (Metabolic engineering/Computational Biologist)

Salary: Rs. 36000/- + HRA

Vacancy: 1

Essential Qualifications: PhD in Bioinformatics /Mathematics/Computer Science with experience in analyzing high throughput omics-based data/Analysis of Network Biology/Chemoinformatics/Computational Biology related Software development. Published paper in the field is a must to prove the experience. Special consideration will be given if have experience in Industry, teaching & product development.

Desired Skills: Prior experience in handling and guiding bioinformatics, metabolomics data, planning of new research area in metabolic driven network , collaborating with industry , preparing and filing reports etc. Will be expected to communicate with user groups and coordinate with LIMS group in Hyderabad and the Cheminformatics group in Delhi.

2. Project SRF (Network model building/Systems biology integration)

Salary*: Rs.18000/- + HRA

Vacancy: 1

Essential Qualifications: M.Tech in Computational Biology with project experience or Masters / B.Tech in Basic Sciences with at least 2yrs of research experience in Bioinformatics/Mathematical Model building using Computational Biology tools & related Database / Network analysis etc. For M.Sc/B.Tech, Published paper in peer-reviewed Journal whereas for M.Tech, the degree obtained in computational biology is a must.

Desired Skills: Will be expected to manage ongoing research activities in LIMS, interact with LIMS group, build network model using data compiled by experimentalist, prepare and file reports and associated project work etc. Familiarity with plant systems biology and genomics /metabolite resources related to plant metabolomics is desirable.

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