Job:Computational Biology/Bioinformatics (Full Time Employment) Location : India
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Excelra is looking for highly skilled and motivated computational biologist with expertise in Omics (NGS) analysis to join the Bioinformatics team involving projects related to raw sequence (scRNA-Seq/ATAC-Seq/WGS/Chip-Seq/RNA-Seq/Exome sequencing & genome assembly /annotations) analysis and downstream systematic interpretation. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing novel pipelines to optimize omics analysis implementation for the division’s core service areas including genomics data analysis, drug repurposing, biomarker identification, patient stratification, disease modelling and data integration.


  • PhD degree with 3+ years of postdoc or industrial experience or Master degree with 5+ years of industrial experience in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Bioengineering, Computational Biology, or related field.
  • Strong track record of scRNA-Seq and other Omics (NGS) data analysis and downstream systemic interpretation are must.
  • Good understanding of current best practices in computational biology data-management (NGS/Transcriptiomics/Microarray/Proteomics/Clinical-trials/Text-mining, etc.).
  • Expertise in one or more programming/scripting languages such as R, Python, shell-script for complex data analysis.
  • Experience with Docker and Nextflow.
  • Familiarity with machine learning is an added advantage.
  • Experience with Linux environment or cloud computing (AWS/GCP) is a plus.
  • Experience with Relational database such as Postgres, MySQL, or Oracle
  • Experience with version control systems such as GitHub.
  • Ability to generate in-silico experimental workflows and in-depth knowledge in proprietary and public biological databases, methods, and tools.
  • Ability to generate scientific hypothesis along with good scientific/technical communication skills would be preferred.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The selected candidate will be part of the Excelra’s Bioinformatics group. You will be responsible to work with a team in research data analysis in both prospective and retrospective manner to generate the novel hypothesis.
  • Work with diverse customers/partners in drug discovery and development
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team of PhD level scientists Responsible for day-to-day operational activities of Omics (NGS) related projects
  • Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments present the results and scientific hypotheses to internal and external stake holders
  • Good communication and analytical skills combined with ability to recognize and implement project plans.
  • Writing research papers, reports, reviews, and summaries

Please send your CV to philge1.philip(at)excelra(dot)com

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