Chanakya University School of Biosciences

Faculty position

The School of Biosciences, Chanakya University seeks to appoint faculty in areas such as Computational Biology, Genomics, Systems Biology, Disease Biology, Synthetic Biology, Bioengineering etc. The applicant should preferably have good postdoctoral or Industrial experience and have an inclination to develop strong research programs in the areas mentioned above. The applicants should have experience and passion for teaching in the courses offered by the University.


Primary responsibilities include

  • Teaching in various courses offered by the School of Biosciences.
  • Developing strong, extramurally funded and collaborative research programs in the areas mentioned above.
  • Establishing strong research groups including PhD students
  • Supporting institutional research and academic programs, and participating actively in institutional activities


  • Ph.D. in relevant areas of Biosciences
  • Strong publication track-record in relevant areas of Biosciences
  • Minimum of Three years of post-doctoral/ industrial experience
  • Ability to write research proposals and attract extramural funding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching and training

Remuneration and other benefits: Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience. Selected candidates will receive seed funding (based on their research proposal) for starting their research work. Selected candidates are also eligible for other benefits such as PF, Gratuity and Insurance (Health and Life) as per the existing University policy.

How to Apply:

To pursue a career at Chanakya University, we would like you to provide a 1000 word write up as “Statement of Purpose” with specific reference to your thoughts, action, unique propositions to work for a University in a multi-disciplinary and a liberal educational framework which is endeavouring to make a difference.

Interested candidates can apply with their CV (with the names and details of at least three referees), a cover letter, Statement of Purpose and a brief description of the research program they would like to initiate at the School of Biosciences, to the HR department at Chanakya University by email or before 31st December 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Shortlisted candidates would be invited for a teaching session followed by a presentation of their research program and a personal interview.

About Chanakya University:

Chanakya University aspires to be India’s foremost for-purpose university, on a steadfast mission, in pursuit of expanding frontiers of knowledge, to nurture world-class scholarship and advance high impact research. We are committed front runners in merging global academic excellence India’s exceptional civilization wisdom for individuals’ and society’s sustained goodness and greatness.

Chanakya University is a global learning destination that is deeply committed to the creation of a foremost knowledge movement in which students rise higher with ideas and achieve sustained success with abundant wisdom (jñāna), indomitable will (ichhā) and meaningful action (kriyā).

About the School of Biosciences:

The Chanakya School of Biosciences is committed to providing an exceptional educational experience in the field of biosciences and a place where you can embark on an exciting journey of scientific discovery and exploration. It is aligned with the vision that technology is the driver of this century and needs to be utilized for social development. Our school is dedicated to fostering a passion for scientific inquiry and discovery in our students, and we strive to prepare them for a variety of careers in biosciences.

The Chanakya School of Biosciences has domains/centres with core expertise in specific areas necessary for interdisciplinary research and education programs. The interconnected domains/centres will focus on cutting-edge research in thematic and emerging areas of biosciences with a translational aspiration. The school will offer skill-oriented educational programs at the interface of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and computation. The centres will also develop online educational resources, tools, software and databases in the areas of core expertise. The school will also incubate start-up companies in relevant areas.