Advertisement for the position of Project Associate – Two posts
Brief: The Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) (www.instem.res.in) is an
Autonomous Institution of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. inStem shares a
campus with the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular
Platforms (c-CAMP), which together constitute the Bangalore Life Science Cluster. The Stem Cell Core
develops infrastructure and expertise for conducting cutting-edge stem cell research.
Project Associate – Flagship Program- Two Posts
The selected candidate will work full-time in the core and should have basic skills in tissue culture
(preferably stem cells) and molecular biology techniques.
Period of Appointment: The initial appointment is for one year, renewable annually for a maximum of three
years depending on performance review.
Qualification & Experience: Masters in Biological Sciences with experience in animal tissue culture
laboratory management. Applicants with stem cell research and genetic engineering experience are
encouraged to apply.
Assist the Head of the Stem Cell Facility in the management and maintenance of the Facility, to keep the
performance of the unit at the highest possible level.
Assist the head of the facility in providing orientation and training of new users for proper use of SCF,
implement the SOPs and assist ongoing research work
Oversee the routine SCF stocking and general upkeep of the SCF.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Complete record logs, data curation, and other administrative duties as requested.
Assist the SCF head with duties and assignments to develop capabilities of the stem cell core.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and as per government norms
Last date of receipt of application: 07th May 2021
Candidates will submit a current CV/resume (current contact details like mobile nos and e-mail address)
with an accompanying cover letter describing your background and the reason and interest for applying to
this position. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered. The application should be submitted
through online mode only.
How to apply: Interested Candidates may visit the inStem website -Careers-Open position on the link
https://www.instem.res.in/jobportal/open-position and apply through this portal.
Shortlisted applicants will be informed through email and interviewed via electronic mode. Out of station
applicants are encouraged to apply, however, accommodation is not be provided. The appointment will be
contingent on medical certification by the campus medical center.
No selection will be made if suitable candidates are not identified