Advt No.2/2014

Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine ( is set in the beautiful GKVK campus adjacent to the National Center for Biological Sciences ( in North Bangalore. It is part of the Bangalore biocluster consisting of NCBS and the Center for Cellular and Molecular Platforms ( The three institutions work synergistically and leverage each other’s strengths for the success of all.

The Institute envisages team-driven interdisciplinary programmes in the areas of (a) Cardiac Biology, (b) Brain Development and repair, (c) Chemical Biology and Therapeutics, (d) Epithelial Biology, (e) Pluripotency and basic biology, and (e) Technology for advancement of Science. The Institute also has its Translational Unit at Christian Medical College Vellore, known as the Centre for Stem Cell Research.

inStem is looking to hire a Dean at the level of Senior Professor. The incumbent should be a mid–career or senior scientist who will provide leadership in the growth of the Institute. The person should have an outstanding track record of publications and could see their scientific career growing at inStem’s collaborative research environment.

Job Profile: The Dean will work very closely with the entire Faculty under the overall mandate of the Director and a Governing Council. The Dean shall co-ordinate all team driven programmes (existing and new) manage all academic activities – courses, evaluation of students, other researchers, and will drive the initiation of new programs. As the academic head of the Institute, the Dean will work with the Director in raising and managing resources required to carry out the mandate of the institute.

Nature of Appointment: On Five (5) year contract of which the First (1st) year shall be on probation. Renewal and long term appointment thereafter subject to review of performance.

How to Apply: Applications from and nominations of scientists are welcome. Applications should contain a brief (2-5 pages) description of ongoing and planned research directions, the institution building roles envisaged, a detailed curriculum-vitae and names of 5-8 referees (with e-mail address and mobile/telephone numbers) who can be contacted. Nominations of suitable candidates are particularly welcome.

Compensation: The compensation will be in the pay scale of HAG Rs.67,000-79,000.

Age limit: Below 55 (Fifty Five) years.

Applications/nominations may be sent by e-mail to :

The last date of receipt of application is May 20, 2014.

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.

Corrigendum advertised through newspapers, Current Science and Employment News in order to effect the changes in the age limit, and extending the last date for receipt of applications.

Status of Position: Open