CBR, IISc Genetic Epidemiology/Statistical Genetics Postdoc Vacancy | IISc Recruits helpBIOTECH ~ helpBIOTECH

20 July 2017

CBR, IISc Genetic Epidemiology/Statistical Genetics Postdoc Vacancy | IISc Recruits helpBIOTECH

Application for Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Centre for Brain Research (CBR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru 

We have an opening for the post of a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics or related fields in neurodegenerative diseases. The dead line for application is 14th of August, 2017. Selected candidates will be called for interview. 

The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) is an autonomous research centre of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and has a focus on clinical aspects of neurodegenerative disorders like dementia and stroke. CBR has initiated epidemiological studies on neurodegenerative disorders and one of its aims is to identify their genetic risk/protective factors using latest tools of genetics like GWAS and NGS. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who will be involved in analysing the high-throughput genetic data generated from this work. Candidates applying for this position are required to have a PhD degree (or submitted thesis), a strong background in genetic epidemiology, epidemiology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related discipline. 

Applicant should have demonstrated her/his expertise in the field through publication in indexed journals and should be familiar with statistical genetic/bioinformatics software packages used for analyzing large genomic data sets. Salary will be fixed based on experience. 

Candidates who are interested in applying should forward their 

(i) CV along with (ii) a cover letter and (iii) names of two referees to Dr. Ganesh Chauhan (ganesh.chauhan@cbr.iisc.ac.in). 

Contact details of CBR is provided below. Centre for Brain Research SID Complex, Indian Institute of Science CV Raman Avenue Bengaluru 560012 Tel: +91 80 2293 3588 Fax: +91 80 2360 3323 


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