Junior Research Fellow position

The Accelerator programme for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells (ADBS) is a scientific venture to understand mental illness by harnessing the power of modern human genetics and stem cell technology. The Program is a collaborative initiative of three institutions from Bengaluru, India – the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the National Institute for Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).

Description: A Junior Research Fellow position is available for a candidate with experience in NGS data handling (Genome, Exome and Transcriptome) to work in ADBS program, at inStem, Bengaluru. The position comes with a consolidated pay as per Institute norms.

Qualification: Post graduate degree in Biology or a related discipline


  • NGS data handling (Genome, Exome and Transcriptome)
  • Experience in working in a Linux environment
  • Understanding of High-performance computing clusters

The position is available immediately.

Age Limit for the above position: Below 35 years

How to apply: Interested applicants are requested to apply with their CV [with names and contact information (postal and email) of two scientific referees] and a statement of interest (~400 words) pertinent to the position applied for by September 28, 2018. Applications may be sent to adbs@ncbs.res.in as one pdf file. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.

Status of Position: Open