Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) invites application for the position Project Scientist-1
Applications are invited for the following post in the DBT-funded project entitled “Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Infrastructure, Education, Training and Research in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi” at the School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Qualfication : Doctoral Degree in Science/ Engineering or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology (Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Plant Biology or any other related field) from a recognized Institute/ University.
Desirable: Two years of experience in large-scale biological data analysis/ developing Bioinformatics or related software tools/ databases with a proven record of publications and/or software products in the public domain.
The Project Scientist will be responsible for carrying out research activities in the field of Bioinformatics and emerging computational technologies, needed for data analyses, and creating web and standalone tools in this area. He/she may be engaged in teaching/ training on the topics of Bioinformatics/ Computational biology, helping SCIS faculty in preparing manuscripts and research grant applications/ reports from time to time as per the time schedule advised by the PI.
The selected candidates will be appointed on a purely temporary basis initially for a period of six months, which may be extended further based on the performance evaluation and subject to the availability/ release of funds by the sponsoring body (DBT).