ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.

Job Responsibilities:
Planning and execution of different NGS/genomics data analysis
Apply, maintain, and support cutting-edge pipelines for the analysis and interpretation of NGS data
Analyze large-scale genomic datasets generated internally and through collaboration with others
Genome wide analysis- LD analysis, hapmap, genetic map construction and qtl mapping
Expression analysis based on RNA-seq, gene ontology and metabolic pathway data
Sequence level analysis like gene family analysis, orthology/paralogy etc.
Familiarity with genomic and biological information databases
Compilation and interpretation of results and writing reports
Experience working independently and in a team environment

PhD or M.Sc with 2-3 years experience from reputed institute in the area of life science or similar Knowledge in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis. Should be familiar with various sequencing platforms. Sound knowledge of genomics and molecular biology is must. Proficient in any one of the programming/scripting in languages: Python, Perl, PHP, R, Shell Scripting. Must be experienced in working on Linux and CLI environment. Ability to work as team as well as independently with minimal support. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

NGS techniques like sequence alignment, variant calling based on whole genome re-sequencing and genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS), RNA-Seq/transcriptome analysis
Knowledge of various standard NGS related tool
Ability to solve complex problems in advanced genomics research areas
Ease and interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds
Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal/networking skills
This position is contract for a period of two years.

How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 27-July-2017, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted
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ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer


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