JRF+RA Position at IIT Gandhinagar: Open Until the Post is Filled

Post-Doctoral Fellow At IIT Gandhinagar- Apply by 31 October 2020

Research Associate Position at IIT Gandhinagar

Designation/Position- JRF+RA Position

IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India invites application for JRF+RA Position at IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About- IIT Gandhinagar offers a unique undergraduate and graduate education experience in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. We take pride in our student-centric philosophy resulting in a safe, nurturing, and empowering environment for students. The institute promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary character of knowledge, with an emphasis on the liberal arts, project oriented learning, compulsory courses in design and the life sciences, diversity and globalization. JRF+RA Position

Research/Job Area- Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Computer Science/Bioinformatics or Machine learning

Location- IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India 

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Essential Qualifications:

  1. For JRF: M.Sc.or M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Computer Science with at least 60% marks along with GATE/NET or any national level JRF eligibility test qualified.
  2. For Research Associate: Ph.D. in bioinformatics or machine learning with a keen interest to apply machine learning techniques in biological data analysis.
  3. Desirable: Experience in running bioinformatics software as well as coding in python highly desirable.

Job/Position Description- 

Title of Project: Multiomics data analysis to demarcate oral cancer and healthy tissue for margin clearance.

Duration: Initially for one year and may be extended annually after performance evaluation till the end of the project.

This project aims to do omics data analysis for establishing molecular signatures to differentiate between healthy and cancer tissue. Intended outcomes of this project include the development of open-source machine learning tools for various regulatory network
Inference, creation of an India specific omics database as well as open-source tools for integrated pipeline analysis for oral cancer, as well as establishing molecular signatures for a clear demarcation of healthy and cancerous tissue in patients with oral cancer for developing new techniques for surgery.

Principal Investigator: Anirban Dasgupta, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering.
No. of Positions: Two (1 JRF + 1 Research Associate)


  1. JRF INR 25,000 + 20% HRA per month
  2. Research Associate INR 36,000 + 20% HRA per month

Start date:

  1. JRF: As soon as possible.
  2. RA: Tentative start date from Feb 01, 2021.

How to Apply- 

Candidates must send their applications via the google form on or before 25 December 2020. Please contact Prof. Pranab Mohapatra (pranabm@iitgn.ac.in) for any queries.

Last Date for Apply– Applications will continue to be screened until the post is filled.

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