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Atria University is innovating an education framework focused on empowering students to “learn how to learn,” combining interdisciplinarity, project-based learning and innovative pedagogies towards producing problem solvers of tomorrow. We are accepting our first cohort of undergraduate students in October 2021, at the heart of Bengaluru—a vibrant metropolis and hub of research, technology, art and enterprise in India. Courses will be offered as full-time immersive modules in one-to-three-week formats, with students learning fundamentals in the context of real-world problems. Students will take courses sequentially and complete an entire course before moving on to the next course. First year courses will be common to all incoming students and will emphasize foundational skills in ethics, social science, inquiry, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and computation, to prepare the students to choose and specialize in the majors of their choice after the first year.
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We would like to offer a single position with 2 major roles – a research assistant (specializing in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology) and teaching fellow (General Undergraduate Biology). If you are only interested in one of these roles, please feel free to write to us (at the email id below) clearly mentioning so. If you are not sure about one of these, please mention that. Each role is described in greater detail below.
This is one of the research projects that you will initially work on. We (Dr. Gnaneshwar Yadav, NCBS and Dr. Saurabh Mahajan, Atria University) are interested in unravelling the role played by ribosomal landscapes in the translational control of neuronal disease targets and biomarkers. The bioinformatics part of the work will be led by Saurabh Mahajan at Atria University. In the current project, we wish to immediately map the evolutionarily conserved ribosomal features relevant to neurological diseases by using corresponding DNA and RNA sequence information. This work shall subsequently complement our preclinical efforts in relevant animal models to test potential interventions in neurological diseases. We are looking for a research assistant who will contribute to design, implementation, and documentation of the project. The work will be in the remote mode until the situation is safe to work from campus(Atria University).
Please note, you will be on probation for a period of 1 year and based on performance, the contract would be confirmed for the duration of a further 4 years.
Rs 30000 to Rs 40000 per month based on experience
Beginning date: Immediately.
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