SRM University AP Special Recruitment

SRM University AP Special Recruitment Drive For Faculty Members In Bioinformatics & Bio-Engineering, Apply Now



at the Department of Biological Sciences, SRM University–AP

About the University

SRM University-AP, is a multidisciplinary research-intensive institute combining academic rigour, evolving research ecosystem, entrepreneurial heritage, and pioneering faculty. As a leading tertiary education institution, SRM AP has been challenging the conventional learning ecosystem since its inception to create a novel avenue where passion for wisdom meets purpose and excellence.

“Globally Connected, Regionally Transformative, and Nationally Relevant”

About the Department

The Department of Biological Sciences at SRM University-AP offers B.Sc. (Hons) Integrative Biology, M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, PhD degree and Postdoctoral Fellowships on various subjects. All programmes are research-intensive covering cutting-edge topics. The Department has outstanding, internationally recognised faculty supported by excellent facilities for both teaching and research. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art labs with several essential instruments such as high-speed centrifuges, spectrophotometers, PCR machines, real time PCR, FPLC, shakers, incubators, multimode plate reader, fluorescence microscope, BSL2 facility, High performance computing clusters (HPCC) etc.

Faculty: The department has outstanding, internationally recognised faculty trained from premier institutes of National and International

level. Faculty members with publications from the top-most journals including Nature, Science, Nature Microbiology, Plos Biology, PNAS, Green Chemistry, Applied Materials and Interface etc.

Funding: The Department has ongoing projects with a total value of 6 crores with support from SRIM AP, DBT, DST-SERB (SRG, CRG, SURE), DBT-Wellcome Trust.


The University invites applications from researchers in the broad area of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, and Bio-engineering.

Area of Research:

Bio-informatics & Computational Biology (Genomics, Multiomics, Systems Biology, Metagenomics, Structural Bioinformatics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Bioinformatics and relevant areas)
Bio-engineering (Bioprocess Engineering, Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Biosensors and Bioanalytical Devices, Biomedical Materials, Drug delivery systems and relevant areas)

Highlights of the Support

  • Necessary administrative support
  • Access to R&D facilities
  • Eligibility to apply for university seed fund
  • Teaching opportunities for UG and PG degree courses
  • PhD guideship recognition
  • Professional Development Allowance (PDA)

Important Instructions: Candidates will undergo a shortlisting process. This involves evaluating the merit of their research proposal, followed by a presentation and interactions with departmental faculty members. Short-listed applicants will be called for in-person interviews on campus. Applicants currently living abroad will attend online interviews.

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates with a strong track record of high-quality publications and patents, along with more than two years of postdoctoral experience, are preferred. In exceptional cases, candidates with recently obtained PhDs may also be considered. Additionally, candidates who have made significant contributions through entrepreneurship and innovation will also be considered.

Application Requirements: Completed applications should be submitted as a single PDF with the following details:

  • CV with details of 2 referees.
  • Research Plan (1 to 2 pages).
  • Summary of infrastructure, equipment support, or any special requirement necessary for your research (300 words maximum).
  • 1st page of three most significant publications.

Submission Guidelines: All documents should be merged into a single PDF and emailed to [email protected], with a cc to [email protected].

Email Subject: The email should have the subject ‘Application for Special Recruitment Drive – Your name’.

Queries: For any informal queries, contact Dr. Sutharsan Govindarajan at [email protected].

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024.

Online Interaction Dates: May 20-31, 2024.

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