IBSE Post-doctoral Fellowships

IBSE offers post-doctoral fellowships to exceptional doctorates, who are desirous of pursuing a 1-2 year research to initiate long-term research goals at the interface of biology and engineering at IBSE, IIT Madras.

Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within the last two years
  • Candidates must have demonstrated academic excellence

Shortlisting criteria

  • Academic pedigree, performance
  • PhD research area and list of publications, if any
  • Proficiency in programming (high-level languages, preferably Python/R/MATLAB)
  • Contribution to open-source projects will be a plus

Benefits

  • Work in a highly interdisciplinary environment, with eminent faculty in Systems Biology and Data Science
  • Monthly emoluments of ₹45,000 (plus HRA)
  • Access to state-of-the-art high-performance CPU/GPU computing infrastructure
  • Funds to attend a national conference every year
  • Regular colloquia by international experts and workshops

Areas of Research

  • Application of systems genetics approaches in India specific clinical datasets
  • Network and community detection in multi-omic data
  • Metabolic modelling for diseases
  • Application of Machine Learning algorithms in clinical data
  • Process analytics and systems theory for metabolic modelling and optimisation
  • Application of NLP in biological data analysis

Application

  • Apply to ibse.projects@gmail.com with following details:
    • Latest CV describing your academic record with publications list, list of programming languages known, level of proficiency and certification if any (attach a single PDF or link to Dropbox/Google Drive/OneDrive)
    • A research proposal (500-750 words) listing preferred research areas
    • IBSE Faculty Mentors (ibse.iitm.ac.in/ibse/people/) you are interested in
  • Deadline for application: 30 June 2019
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed the following month