Job Category: Research

Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – AI for Healthcare

Job Category: Research

Position: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

Number of Openings: 1

Project Duration: 1 Year

Location: Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India

Department: Centre for Life Sciences

Salary: Rs. 42,000/ month + Hostel accommodation

Project Funding: IHub-Data, IIIT-Hyderabad (Established under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems scheme of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India).

About Us: Centre for Life Sciences at Mahindra University has major focus on translational research in the area of AI in Healthcare & Computational Biology. The centre is also active in advanced experimental research with groups working in the area of bio-based products/platforms development and discovery, discovery of novel biomarkers and development of efficient biosensors.

Position Overview: You would work on a project problem with significant impact on public health. As a member of project team, you will contribute to AI model development, validation and creation of a user-friendly web/smartphone application for real-life testing and further validation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data collection, development and validation of AI models using Retinal Fundus Images (TensorFlow/PyTorch)
  • Visiting collaborating hospitals in Hyderabad for data collection.
  • Development of web/smartphone application (Flask/ React Native/Flutter)


BS/B.Tech/BS-MS (Dual Degree) or M.Tech having qualified CSIR-NET/GATE or selection process through national level examinations conducted by DST/DBT/DAE/DOS/DRDO/MoE/ICAR/ICMR/IIT/IISc/IISER/NISER etc. with 2-years post qualification experience.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in AI (deep learning/neural networks) and machine learning, preferably in healthcare domain.
  • Strong programming skills in Python, and familiarity with AI frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch etc.).
  • Experience in developing applications for web and/or smartphone integrating TensorFlow Lite/js.

What You Will Gain:

As a SRF, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a pioneering project with significant impact on public health.
  • Work and gain experience in application of AI in healthcare.
  • Enhance your technical skills through hands-on experience in a real-world setting.
  • Publish research papers and file patents.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to e-mail their applications, which should include a CV, the names and contact information of 1-2 referees, and a cover letter, to Ms. Nirmala ( via email. Please use the subject line “SRF Application – Centre for Life Sciences”.

For More Information:

For inquiries related to the position and the project, please contact:

Dr. Bipin Singh:

For Institute and Application-related Information, please reach out to Mr. Anil Kadali (

Join us in advancing the field of AI in Healthcare and making a meaningful social impact. We eagerly await the addition of passionate and dedicated individuals to our vibrant research team at Mahindra University.

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