Faculty position in physical biology, ICTS, Bengaluru, India

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Bengaluru, India, is seeking applications from candidates with outstanding academic records for one or more faculty positions in physical and computational biology at junior and senior levels.

The physical and computational biology unit aims to address fundamental biological questions in a quantitative manner using interdisciplinary methods, and strongly encourages collaborations with experimentalists and theorists. Current research includes mechanobiology, physics of the actomyosin cytoskeleton, active matter, mechanochemical pattern formation in developing embryos. The unit has strong collaborations with the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS-TIFR), Bangalore. For more information, please visit


Salary and benefits will be commensurate with Institute policy


We seek applicants with research experience at the interface of biology with physics, mathematics, and computer science. Examples of specific research areas that we are looking for include, but are not limited to, physical approaches to cell and developmental biology, computational cognitive neuroscience, and ecology and evolution.

To Apply

Please submit your application material at Applications are welcome from persons of all nationalities. Applications will be primarily reviewed after each of the two deadlines: 30 September 2017 and 01 January 2018, but candidates may be considered at other times as well. Selected candidate(s) would be expected to teach and mentor graduate students and postdocs, and participate in the activities of ICTS. For clarifications, please write to

Posted on 04 Sep 2017.

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