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Scientific Officer / Bioinformatician

1 - 5 YearsHyderabad

Posted: 12 days ago

Job Description

ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic and Indian nationals for the post of Scientific Officer / Bioinformatics in Statistics, Bioinformatics & Data Management Theme. This position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, Telangana State, India.

Job Responsibilities:-
  • Develop computational methods, algorithms, and pipelines
  • Bioinformatics research support
  • Discovery of candidate genes and gene network through approaches of computational genomics
  • Analyze next-generation sequencing data (Whole genome and/or transcriptome) to complement the above analysis
  • Contribute to project report writing and preparation of research publications
Requirements:

  • Master degree in Bioinformatics or Life Sciences or Systems Biology with experience of computational genome biology
  • Compulsory knowledge of programming and scripting languages (either Perl, Python)
  • Compulsory knowledge of Next-generation sequencing data handling
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis languages such as R will be preferred
  • Proficiency in English communication skills (both written and spoken)
  • Strong knowledge of computational analysis of genome sequence data
  • Should be familiar with working on Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in a multicultural team.

General:

This is a locally recruited staff (LRS) position for three years and renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and funding availability and the Institute's continuing need for the position.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 24-September-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.


ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer



Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Agriculture / Dairy
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time
Keyskills:

Desired Candidate Profile


Education:UG -B.Sc - Any Specialization
PG - MS/M.Sc(Science) - Other

Company Profile

INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FORTHE SEMI ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)
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.
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