Computational Biologist Position Vacant @ LifeBytes
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Computational Biologist Position Vacant @ LifeBytes


The LifeBytes Consulting is seeking a highly motivated Computational Biologist with diverse skill base to join our R&D team in Omic data analysis. LifeBytes provides a wide range of bioinformatics services including next-generation sequencing (NGS), bioinformatics tools, database development and omic data integration. We are looking for a PhD level candidates to join our team to work on exciting research projects.

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In the new role you will:

  • Develop and implement methodologies and tools as needed, keeping abreast of industry trends and new technologies, and recommending potential solutions based on the latest technical developments.
  • Lead projects as the principal bioinformatician to ensure they are managed in a timely and efficient manner, appropriately documented and provide follow up support services after initial project completion.
  • Provide analysis support for research in NGS data (e.g. genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, metagenomic) analysis and further interpret the results with high-end statistical or integrative approaches.
  • Analyze, interpret, evaluate, and discuss the results of studies with clients as part of the planning process for subsequent studies.
  • Communicate with clients and help them strategically plan the project initially.
  • Author documentation of samples, data and project details and also user guides, documentation of scripts/pipelines developed for the same.
  • Provide automation-related technical expertise as a member of a cross-functional team
  • You will use the community best practices, to prototype, develop, execute, test and roll out production level Bioinformatics analysis pipelines.
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To be fit for this role you need the following:


  • Candidates should have a Ph.D., in Bioinformatics / Computational Biology/any life science domain with demonstrated experience in bioinformatics & programming [PhD is mandatory].
  • Candidates with papers published in reputed journals which exhibits the capabilities of data analysis skills.

Programming Skills:

  • Functional fluency in at least one programming language like Perl/Python/Ruby.
  • Experience in R and Shell scripting, ideally to the level of handling NGS datasets.

Analytical Skills:

  • Experience in analyzing large volume datasets of various NGS application data.
  • In-depth knowledge in setting up workflows and performing the analysis such as variation calling, structural variants, epigenomics, metagenomics and integrating multiple applications data.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in one of the following will be given priority: mathematical modelling, statistics, multi-omics integrative analysis, machine learning experience or knowledge in interpreting biological data.
  • Excellent team player in cross-functional environments with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to write well and, a strong interest in biology (for computer scientists) is highly desired.
  • Basic/Advanced experience in any of the following: MySQL or web designing or Java or Structural bioinformatics.

In your new role you will get:

  • Highly competitive salary, 8-15 lakhs/annum, depending on the experience/skills.
  • To work on a variety of highly reputed lab’s NGS related projects, multi-omics and improve your exposure.
  • Training and guidance in the areas that you might need improvements.
  • Exciting on-site opportunity with regular international visits for client interaction and training.
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Start date: Jan 2019

Job Location: Bangalore, India

How to Apply:

Please send Cover Letter, your CV and a one-page statement of research interests to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

LifeBytes India Pvt Ltd
Bioinformatics service provider
Bangalore, KARNATAKA – India

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