Postdoctoral position

 Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra


Postdoctoral positions for Microbiome Therapeutics Laboratory at Jio Institute, Navi Mumbai, India Microbiome Therapeutics Laboratory at the Jio Institute, Navi Mumbai is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow with a growth and ownership mindset, and expertise in the broader fields of Microbiome, Computational biology, and Statistical modeling.

The ideal candidate will pursue impactful projects in modeling the human microbial interactions (novel approaches, no routine defined bioinformatics) and driving therapeutics. Greater Mumbai region provides the best opportunities to collaborate extensively with other innovative groups, startups, and hospitals. The candidate will initially engage in microbiome modeling and analysis related to fecal transplants, decolonization of antimicrobial resistance, defining the expected microbiota over time, and is then expected to develop their own independent research agenda.


12 LPA (negotiable)


The ideal candidate must have a doctoral degree in Genomics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Biomedical engineering or related fields.


Excellent communication skills and demonstrated independence evaluated through published peer-reviewed high impact publications is amust. The candidate should be proficient at programming in Python and R, and have experience with high performance computing. Independent research funding (past and current) is desirable and the PI would work closely with the trainee on external funding applications.

To Apply

Interested individuals should send a CV, three best publications, and a brief statement of research goals to varun.​aggarwala@​jioinstitute.​edu.​in.

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