Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar in Bioinformatics at TIGS
TIGS-India, a new public charitable Trust, was launched in summer 2017, and operates as a Center within the Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine Institute (inStem) in Bangalore, Karnataka. TIGS-India will work collaboratively with its partner institute, TIGS-UC San Diego to train personnel, advance research, and facilitate the broad applications leveraging the latest genetics technologies for the improvement of human health and agriculture within India, and advancing knowledge in basic sciences.
A fully-funded, postdoctoral training opportunity within the Tata Institute for Genetics and Society is immediately available to candidates with a PhD in the following or related fields: evolutionary genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology, experimental genomics, statistics, molecular biology, or genetics.
Funding will be available for a maximum duration of two years, subject to a clear definition of project aims, biannual project reports, formal annual presentations and an annual evaluation of significant progress both by the TIGS faculty mentor and a TIGS-UC San Diego Advisory Group chaired by the Associate Director of the Institute. Each award covers the costs of the postdoctoral stipend, benefits, lab supplies, travel to San Diego, and equipment.
Status of Position : Open
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are encouraged from diverse candidates, but preference will be given to those who are interested in continuing this work at TIGS-India upon completion of the post-doctoral training at UC Irvine. Application deadline: December 1, 2018
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About Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine inStem
The Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), is a state-of-the-art research institute in Bangalore, India, dedicated to the study of stem cell and regenerative biology. An autonomous institute funded by the Dept of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, inStem emphasizes collaborative research in stem cell biology. inStem’s mandate to allow this cross-disciplinary, multi-pronged approach to research, straddles the divide between clinical and laboratory research in stem cell biology. In trying to answer intractable and challenging questions that face the field, inStem seeks to rewrite the paradigm of the research institute: without barriers and across disciplines.