NIBMG Human Genetics Postdoctoral Fellow Vacancy

(An Autonomous Institution of the Government of India) 
P.O.: N.S.S., Kalyani 741251, 
West Bengal

The GenomeIndia Project is a Multi-center, Multi-Institutional Project which aims at performing whole genome sequencing (WGS) of at least 10,000 individuals representing the Indian population in order to create a detailed catalogue of geneticvariations.The information from the catalogue will be made publicly availablethrough a web portal. The global databases till date have been extremely Eurocentric and although India is the land of more than one-sixth of the world population and harbours huge amount of genetic variation only comparable to Africa, it has been largely underrepresented in genomewide studies of variation. This project, after completion, will be a value addition to the existing databases cataloguing genetic variations in different global populations and will supplement the global scientific community’s long-standing demand of having commensurate representation of populations from the Indian sub-continent on the global map. It will bean immense scientific resource for the country and the international scientific community as it moves to the future into the realm of genomics driven health sciences. 

We are looking for a motivated and bright researcher interested to explore career opportunities in this multi-organization national initiative, of which NIBMG has a lead role to perform. 

Postdoctoral Fellow 


Essential Qualifications Ph.D. in Human Genetics/life Science/Bio informatics/Allied Sciences 

Desirable Qualifications
(1) Demonstrated experience in handling genotype micro-array and next-generation sequencing platforms 
(2) Experience in analysis of large scale genomic data (SNP-array and NGS)
(3) Strong Unix Skills
(4) Published scientific papers in reputed journals. 
(5) Experience in data collection from the field that required interaction with humanparticipants. 

Nature of Duty
(1) Management and coordination (including hands on work) of samples within the laboratory. 
(2) Planning and Execution of data analysis in a time bound manner, 
(2) Deployment and maintenance of software analysis pipelines and tools for genomic applications (3) Report writing These positions are contractual and appointments will be initially given for one year, which are extendable depending upon performance and requirements of the project. 

Please apply online at (no other form of application will be accepted). 

The last date of application is 08th May 2020 upto 5PM. 

Please visit our website for further information. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview/Test. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the Interview/Test.

The decision of NIBMG in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection, and conduct of interviews will be final and binding on the candidates. In exceptionally meritorious cases, the eligibility requirements may be relaxed by the competent authority.
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