ICRISAT Recruitment of Special Project Scientist- Computational Genomics

ICRISAT RecruitmentInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh 502 324

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the position of Special Project Scientist- Computational Genomics, to be part of a team of Centre of Excellence in Genomics (CEG), (www.icrisat.org/ceg) to work on Generation Challenge Programme (www.generationcp.org) sponsored project entitled “Integrating GUI for genomic selection in IBP tool box”. The position will be based at ICRISAT’s Headquarters in Patancheru, near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The Job: Responsibilities for these positions include:

  • Developing a graphical user interface (GUI) of the genomic selection pipeline
  • Handling large scale genotyping data generated from next generation sequencing
  • Coordinate and management of genomic selection related activities in chickpea and groundnut
  • Compiling and analysis of results, writing reports and research papers

The Person: Ph.D/Msc with two years research experience. in Biotechnology, Computational biology, Agricultural Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related discipline.

How to apply: Applicants should apply on or before 15 November 2013, by email, sending a letter of motivation, a full Curriculum Vita, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to: ICRISATjobs@cgiar.org. The reference name of the position (SPS- Computational Genomics-GCP) should be clearly marked on the subject line of the email message. The position will be kept open until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Visit: http://www.icrisat.org/careers/Special-Project-Scientist-Computational-Genomics.htm for more details.

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