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Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, invites applications from individuals seeking competitive environment for Innovative Research and teaching. 

We are looking for the applicants in the areas of Translational Biology, Regeneration Biology and Molecular Systems Biology. We are especially looking for applicants working on various aspects of Epigenetics and/or using C. elegans, zebrafish, mouse or emerging alternative model systems preferably with experience in Genomics, Proteomics.

How to apply
Please mail the following documents as a single PDF file to Mr. Anil Kumar Shukla at anil.shukla@snu.edu.in

  • PDFs of your three most significant (not necessarily highest impact) publications, along with up to 100-word significance statement.
  • A statement of teaching interests that details what courses you would like to teach, any prior teaching experience, and any other relevant information
  • Names and email addresses of at least three referees.
  • Research plan (up to 3 pages) including specific experimental/computation facilities and lab space required.

About the department
The Department of Life sciences (DLS) aims to be one of the premier departments in India for biology teaching and research by integration of both innovative teaching and expansion of knowledge through research and scholarship. We encourage  to conduct research on problems of national and societal importance by collaborating with government research programs or industry. Our PhD degree is granted in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences depending upon the choice of students’ interest. Our faculty have  diverse expertise and many of our research projects are interdisciplinary in nature, involving collaborations across the globe. Detailed descriptions of research interests of our faculty and other information is provided on https://lsci.snu.edu.in ; https://lsci.snu.edu.in/research/laboratories. The facilities available at the university are provided in the link below: https://snu.edu.in/research/research-facilities. Besides, the department has facilities including FACS ARIA III, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope, Real-Time PCR, Advanced Fluorescence Microscope, and Culture facilities (BSL-2 and BSL3 ) for pathogenic organisms. Computational facilities at SNS include a high performance IBM cluster (“Magus”) consisting of 32 compute nodes (plus two nodes with GPU processors) delivering 332.8 Giga flops by each node and a theoretical peak performance of 10.649 TF from overall compute nodes. Additionally, multiple stand-alone Linux workstations are being used for teaching and research purposes. The facility is enriched with multiple softwares for Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics. A state-of-the-art SPF Experimental Animal Facility is being planned and will be commissioned in 2022. A genomics facility with NGS is also being set up. Current research interests of the faculty include, Molecular and Systems  Biology, Regeneration Biology, Translational Biology including Drug Discovery, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Disease Biology, Developmental Biology, and immunology.

About the university
Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL. The University is in the quest to become a globally acclaimed center for learning and innovation in the fields of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Management. The University has recently been selected as one of the ten private ‘Institutions of Eminence’ by the Government of India. In Government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the University has been the youngest institution in the 'top 100' Overall list, and its score has been rising steadily. The University has been accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), valid for a period of five years from 26 November 2019. The core of the University consists of a select faculty with doctoral and postdoctoral experiences from ranked universities all over the world. SNU has state-of-the-art research facilities and runs multidisciplinary research programs in natural sciences


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