Research Associate Bioinformatics and Data Science

1 - 3 Years
Hyderabad

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • To handle large-scale Next Generation Sequencing and multi-platform data analysis
  • Genome assembly and support analysis of large scale crop genome data
  • Writing software/tools, to assist in interactive data visualization and pipelines
  • Assisting with handling High-Performance Linux distributions
  • Exploring public biological databases and open-source informatics and statistical tools, suggest integration approaches to improve the analysis.
  • Extending Help to the team with writing structured proposals, reports, and projects etc.

Requirements:

  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics or any related field, complemented by at least 1 year experience in NGS and programming
  • Working experience in analyzing large datasets (raw sequencing data, gene expression, germline, and somatic mutational events, copy number variants, methylation, etc.);
  • A skilled programmer in an object-oriented language. Experience in programming (Python advantage) is desirable. Along with Knowledge of software development best practices, eg, modular design, source code version control, unit test, continuous integration, etc.
  • Experience with bioinformatics resources, databases, tools, and common standard formats.
  • Experience using existing scientific workflow systems, such as WDL / Snakemake, etc is an asset.

Essentials:

  • Strong team-working skills with previous experience of completing collaborative projects on time
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with the ability to communicate complex ideas and information
  • Should be capable of handling High-Performance Clusters and Linux distributions
  • Keen interest in crop science and hybrid genome assembly is an added advantage

General:

The is a consolidated position initially for a period of three years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 5 July 2020, 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


“ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer”

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

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INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I 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 effective 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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