IBAB Quantitative Biology Faculty Opening

Faculty position in quantitative biology
The institute is seeking to appoint a faculty member in the area of systems biology/mathematical biology. Preferably the candidate should have a computing background (mathematics/statistics/physics/engineering etc.) and work experience in the area of modern biology, with a good track record. Examples of areas of work include systems biology, mathematical biology and network biology.
Job description: The candidate is expected to work independently and build a strong research team, and develop extra-murally funded projects. The faculty member is also expected to teach in the educational programmes of the institute, including the masters’ degree programme and big data biology programme. Further, the faculty will work with other colleagues and share institutional responsibilities.
Eligibility: The candidate should have a PhD with post-doctoral/industrial experience, and a good publication record in peer-reviewed journals. The candidate must have good mathematical and computing background, including knowledge of programming languages. The candidates must also be a strong teacher.
Remuneration: This will be commensurate with expertise and experience.
How to apply: Candidates should send their cv and proposed research plan to faculty_systemsbiology@ibab.ac.in. The last date of application is 17 November 2018. Short-listed candidates will be called for an in-person interview to IBAB.
About IBAB: The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is based in Electronics City, Bengaluru. It runs an inter-disciplinary masters’, a Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Biology (run in collaboration with IIIT-B) and a PhD programme. The faculty are engaged in research in emerging areas of biotechnology and bioinformatics. They have received funding from various sources and have an excellent publication record. The institute has state-of-the-art  infrastructure for both experimental research as well as computing research. The institute is also nurturing the Bangalore
Bioinnovation Centre, an outstandingly-equipped incubation centre that can incubate a few dozen young life science start-ups at a time. To know more about the institute, visit www.ibab.ac.in .

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