IBSE Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2019

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Last updated on: 10-Jun-2019
EligibilityPhD degree holders
RegionIndia
AwardMonthly emoluments of INR 45,000 and other benefits
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

The Initiative for Biological Systems Engineering (IBSE) at IIT Madras invites applications for IBSE Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2019. The fellowships are for exceptional doctorates who are interested in pursuing 1-2 year research to initiate long-term research goals at the interface of biology and engineering. The recipients of the fellowships can avail monthly emoluments of INR 45,000 along with other benefits.

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  • IBSE Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2019 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility

    To be eligible for these post-doctoral fellowships, the applicants must-

    • Have completed their PhD within the last 2 years
    • Demonstrate academic excellence
    Benefits

    The fellowship recipients will receive the following benefits-

    • Monthly emoluments of INR 45,000 (plus HRA)
    • Opportunity to working in a highly interdisciplinary environment, with eminent faculty in Systems Biology and Data Science
    • 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
    Documents

    The applications should be sent along with the following documents-

    • Latest CV describing the candidate's 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 the candidate is interested in
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply-

    Step 1: Visit the notification page and read instructions before applying.
    Step 2: Send the applications through mail to ibse.projects@gmail.com along with the required documents.

Selection Criteria

After the submission of the applications, the candidates will be shortlisted based on the following 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

Note: The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed the following month.

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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
Contact Us

Karthik Raman (kraman@iitm·ac·in) or Himanshu Sinha (sinha@iitm·ac·in)
5th Floor, Block-II, Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of Biosciences
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036, India
Phone: +91-44-2257-8987

Email: ibse.projects@gmail.com

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