Advt No.05/2019 : Fellow E (Scientist ‘D’) - Incharge, Drosophila Facility - 1 post


Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine ( is an Autonomous Institution under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India invites applications for the following positions :-

Fellow E (Scientist ‘D’) -  Incharge, Drosophila Facility - 1 post

The Drosophila facility is a core facility for scientists of the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster (BLiSc) that includes inStem, the National Centre for Biological Science (NCBS) and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms which share a campus and research facilities. The Fly Facility comprises laboratories situated within the BLiSc campus.  It provides services and training to a range of users. This position involves management and coordination of operations of the Drosophila Facility. The head of the fly facility is expected to lead a team of up to ten staff whose work includes Drosophila stock maintenance and distribution, transgenesis and genome engineering. The head of the Drosophila facility is expected to manage projects in all of these areas and also develop and implement emerging technologies for research using Drosophila. Training programs and outreach activities are encouraged.

Eligibility & Essential qualifications:


  • PhD in life sciences or other allied sciences.
  • Candidates should possess a track record of research accomplishments including demonstrable evidence of strong technical expertise in Drosophila biology.
  • Experience in managing the work and output of a team of individuals

Desirable qualifications:

5-years experience of accomplishment in modern Drosophila molecular genetics including methods in genome engineering.

Age Limit: Below 50 years.

Category: Unreserved

Scale of pay: PB-3 (Rs. 15600-39100) with GP 7600 (Level 12 of 7th CPC)

Nature of Appointment: Direct Recruitment with probation for 2 years.

Application Fee: The following shall be the Application Fees for candidates applying for the above posts (UNRESERVED)





Unreserved Candidates






Unreserved candidates from abroad with OCI Status

USD $ 30


OBC from abroad with OCI status

USD $ 20

Note: SC/ST and Women Candidatescandidates are fully exempted from fees.

Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine” payable at Bangalore. (The Candidates should draw DD before filling the online application).

HOW TO APPLY: Applications with CV, description of most recent appointment along with copies of all relevant certificates should be submitted through online by following the steps given below within 15 days from the date of the advertisement in the website:

Step 1: Interested candidates should click on ‘Apply’ button available on the open positions tab

Step 2: The Candidates should draw DD before filling the online application, as the DD Particulars / details have to be entered in the column provided in the application form.

Step 3: Enter your full name and valid email address

Step 4: You will receive an email with link which proceed for next step

Step 5: Once you fill in the application you can SAVE & PREVIEW THE APPLICATION. Please note: Any corrections should be made before you FINAL SUBMIT the application.

Step 6: The candidates should upload the self-attested copies of the certificates regarding Age Proof, Educational Qualifications (All Degrees), Experience Certificates (All Employments), Photograph and Signature.

Step 7: After submission of the online application, the Original Demand Draft(DD) should be sent by speed post/ courier addressed to the Head-Administration, inStem, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore – 560 065 so as to reach on or before the closing date.

Candidates already employed in Government, Public Sector Units & Autonomous Bodies must submit No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employer at the time of interview, if shortlisted.

The Institute reserves the right to appoint at a level commensurate with qualification and experience. The Institute at its discretion may relax the essential conditions regarding qualifications and age in case of deserving candidates with outstanding experience and proven ability.

Individuals with a proven track record of management of team-based activities, are encouraged to apply.

inStem reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post advertised. Only candidates called for interview will be informed of the result and no interim correspondence shall be entertained.

Last date for submission of online application is 23.09.2019.


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