for post-doctoral researchers and project assistants
to work in the area of business analytics/policy research
The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is seeking applications from suitable candidates to undertake business analytics/policy research. The work will involve analyzing data available in publicly accessible clinical trials registries. Postdoctoral fellows and bachelors’ degree holders with a keen interest in this area can apply. Currently there are 2 positions: (i) a postdoctoral fellow and (ii) a research assistant.
Eligibility: (a) Position 1: a PhD in any branch of science, technology or the social sciences;
(b) Position 2: a graduate in any discipline with minimum 55% marks in their bachelors’. Experience in scripting is preferable.
Remuneration: As per experience and qualifications.
Application procedure: Send cv and statement of interest to email@example.com. Shortlisted
candidates will be called for an in person/telephonic interview.
The two positions are open till 28 October 2018. For further details mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Background: IBAB is an autonomous institute based in Electronics City, Bengaluru. The mandate of the institute is to catalyze the growth of the biotech industry through education, research and entrepreneurship programmes. Currently the educational programmes of the institute include an interdisciplinary masters’, a PhD programme and a recently launched Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Biology. The institute has a wonderful placement record for its masters’ students, both in industry and in academia, including internationally. The institute has an excellent research infrastructure including sophisticated laboratories and equipment suitable for cutting edge research. The faculty have received funding from various sources and have an impressive publication record. IBAB has an incubation programme for startup companies, and has incubated over 25 companies so far. Several of them have won prestigious awards and some have already been successful in the market place. The institute is located in an 80 acre biotech park, the Bangalore Helix. It’s neighbors are the Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC), an excellently equipped incubation centre which is incubating about 40 young life science startups, and the Centre for Human Genetics.
Policy research comes in many flavours. Dr. Gayatri Saberwal’s group undertakes empirical policy research. It’s work usually involves an analysis of large datasets pertaining to the health related industries that could inform policy making. It has undertaken studies in the areas of entrepreneurship, US patents or clinical trials, and it’s work has appeared in high profile national and international journals. The group also publishes general articles and editorials on such themes. To know more about its work visit http://www.ibab.ac.in/index.php/research/gs/