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 One post of Scientist ‘C’ as Head, Stem Cell Facility.

The position involves management and coordinating operations in the Stem Cell Facility, provided as a core facility for scientists at inStem and the National Centre for Biological Science (NCBS), which share a campus and research facilities The Stem Cell Facility comprises laboratories situated in two research complexes (buildings) on campus and provides managed space and training to users from within the campus (and outside), to generate human iPSCs, ESCs etc. Responsibilities of the Head Facility, include (but are not limited to): coordinating activities and operational aspects of the stem cell laboratories, maintenance and distribution of core human ESC/iPSc lines, providing training in the generation and use of iPSCs, ESC and iPSC-based models of disorders, including genome-editing to users within the campus. Training workshops and outreach activities are encouraged.

Qualification & Experience criteria:


  • MSc in Biology with prior experience in growing/maintaining human embryonic stem cells (hESC)/induced pluripotent stem cell lines (iPSc) and in developing and maintaining collections of stem cells/tissues.

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

Desirable: PhD degree in Biology

AGE LIMIT: Below 40 years (relaxable for meritorious candidates)

Scale of Pay: PB-3 (Rs. 15600-39100) with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600 (Level 11 of 7th CPC)

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT: Direct Recruitment with probation for 1 year.

Application Fee: The following shall be the Application Fees for candidates applying for post of Scientist ‘C’ as Head, Stem Cell Facility (UNRESERVED).





Unreserved Candidates



SC/ST/OBC/Women Candidates



Unreserved candidates from abroad with OCI Status

USD $ 30


SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates from abroad with OCI status

USD $ 20


Demand Draft: Drawn in favour of “Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine” payable at Bangalore and to be sent along with the application.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications comprising a CV as below, description of most recent appointment along with copies of all relevant certificates should be submitted in a sealed cover super scribing the post applied for on the envelope and sent to the Officer on Special Duty, Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, GKVK Post, Bellary Road, Bangalore – 560 065, within 4 weeks from the date of the advertisement posting.

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


(CV to include, but not limited to 1. Full Name 2. Address for Correspondence 3. Permanent Address 4. Date of Birth 5. Educational Qualifications with complete details 6. Experience with complete details (500-750 words max); 7. Area of Specialization & Significant achievements in previous employments; 8. Names, Addresses, Telephone Numbers, Fax Number and Email Address of three Professional Referees (one must be a Direct Supervisor) who have supervised work in the recent past 9. Scale of pay and Basic pay drawn with details of allowances and total emoluments drawn 10. Any other relevant information 11. Recent Passport Size Photograph.)

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.

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.

The advertisement is likely to appear in the Employment News of 29.06.2019 edition.

Status of Position: Open