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National Institute of Immunology, NII

Last Date - 20-09-2021
City / State - New Delhi , Delhi
Education - M.Sc, ME/M.Tech, MCA
National Institute of Immunology, NII

Project entitled “Using next generation genome editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 in Caenorhabditis elegans to understand the molecular link of nutrient signaling and aging” funded by DBT

Tenable till 05.07.2022

Post Name Senior Research Fellow / Junior Research Fellow (Project)
No. of Vacancy 1
Pay Rs. 35,000/- pm + 24% HRA (SRF) and Rs. 31,000/- pm + 24% HRA (JRF)
Educational Qualification

Masters degree (M.Sc./M.Tech) in Bioinformatics or any area of life science or MCA, good academic record . The applicant should have qualified any ‘National Level Examination’. The candidates will be considered for SRF if they have two years of research experience.

Job description & Desired Knowledge:

The candidates are expected to have:
i. Experience in Next generation sequencing analysis of transcriptomics, ChIP-seq and small RNA-seq data
ii. Ability to analyze raw primary data generated by Illumina Next generation sequencing platform and create/troubleshoot custom analysis pipelines
iii. Ability to handle all downstream secondary and tertiary data analysis using commercially available as well as open source software (transcriptomics, ChIP-seq, small RNA-seq)
iv. Apart from these, the applicant should have knowledge of the following:

  • Scripting language: R, Perl and/or Python.
  • Operating system: Unix, Linux and Windows.
  • Exposure to NGS Analysis tools like: Maq, BWA, Bowtie, SAM tools, BEDTools, MACS, Galaxy, FastQC, Tophat, Cufflinks, AvadisNGS, CLC Genomics Workbench, Galaxy, BaseSpace, Trinity
  • Understandin of Statistics using: Microsoft Excel and R.
  • Genome Browser: UCSC, Ensemble, IGV, IGB
  • Ability to use Motif Analysis Tools like: MEME Suite, Transfac and RSAT
  • Functional Annotation Tools: DAVID, GeneCodis, Gene Cards

Name of the Project Investigator and Email ID: Dr. Arnab Mukhopadhyay, Staff Scientist-VI, Email : arnab@nii.ac.in

  • Apart from sending application in the prescribed format given below, candidates should send complete Curriculum Vitae along with the names of three referees. Curriculum Vitae should contain details of the experimental expertise and list of publications.
  •  Shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email about the date and time of Interviews. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held through online video conferencing tools.

Application Fee & How to Apply - Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT GIVEN BELOW, through e-mail, to the Investigator of the project, clearly indicating the name of the project along with their complete C.V., e-mail id, fax numbers, telephone numbers. Only Short listed candidates will be called for interview and they required to submit attested copies of all their certificates and a Demand Draft of Rs 100/- drawn on Canara Bank or Indian Bank payable at Delhi/New Delhi in favour of the Director, NII (SC/STPH and Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees) subject to submission of documentary proof), at the time of interview.

Last Date : 20.09.2021