inStem Scientist Job Vacancy in Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation & Tissue Homeostasis and Brain Development & Disease Mechanisms

(an Autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology) 
GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, 

ADVERTISEMENT NO. inStem/07/2020 

The Institute for Stem Cell Science & Regenerative Medicine (, Bangalore is an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. inStem’s mandate is to establish collaborative research programs in the field of stem cell biology, regeneration and repair in development and disease and with translational emphasis. In order to develop strengths in focused areas, research at inStem is programmatic, and is driven through collaborative interdisciplinary themes, addressing questions, which are beyond the scope of a single laboratory. 

The Institute has openings for the Faculty appointments at the level of Professor in the following themes: Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation & Tissue Homeostasis and Brain Development & Disease Mechanisms. Details on the ongoing research in these themes is available on the website ( In brief, the Centre for Cardiovascular Biology and Disease examines the structural, cellular, and molecular biology of cardiac pathologies (; Coordinator: Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan). The Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Homeostasis is focusing on understanding the unconventional roles of the immune system in tissue regeneration and repair (; Coordinator: Colin Jamora). The Centre for Brain Development and Disease Mechanisms is investigating the contribution of altered developmental mechanisms to human brain disease (; Coordinator: Raghu Padinjat). 

The Institute invites Online Applications from eligible and interested candidates for the following vacancies under Scientific Cadre on Direct Recruitment failing which by Deputation/Absorption. Applications must include a well-articulated research plan that closely aligns and synergises with ongoing research in the themes, accompanied by a cover letter articulating the same. Applicants are encouraged to engage with theme coordinators for as they develop their research plans. Direct alignment of the applicant’s research program with the overall trajectory of one of the themes is a key criterion for consideration of applications. Thus applicants are encouraged to contact the theme coordinators to ensure their alignment with the goals of the theme. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is strongly encouraged. inStem Faculty are expected to apply for grant funding but in the first instance, initial support is provided. The candidate should be leading an internationally recognized laboratory and should have mentored PhD students, competitive postdoctoral fellows and also have accomplishments in advancing institutional goals and service activities. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only online applications will be accepted. Applications received through any other mode shall stand rejected automatically. 

15/20 Scientist-‘G’/ Professor 

Level-14 3 (Three) UR 

Note: The Institute reserves the right to withdraw/cancel the advertisement at any stage of recruitment process and may keep any of the advertised vacancy/vacancies unfilled. 

COMPENSATION/ PAY DETAILS: The post carries the pay level-14 (Starting Basic Pay Rs. 1,44,200/-) in the pay structure of 7th CPC Pay Matrix and other benefits which include Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance (in lieu of accommodation), Transport Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Leave Travel Concession, Medical Facilities as per Govt. of India Rules. The selected candidate will be covered under National Pension System (NPS). Eligibility Criteria: Essential Educational Qualifications and Experience required for the post are as under: - 

Essential Qualification & Experience: Direct Recruitment: PhD in Life Sciences or other allied sciences or equivalent with 15 years R & D experience including PhD of independent research experience demonstrated by strong publications and successful funding of competitive Extramural Grants. Should be an outstanding scientist with a strong and exceptional research record with independent discovery research and collaborative/thematic research of a high order. 

Experience for Deputation: Scientists from Central/State Governments, Research institutes, Autonomous Bodies etc: - 

(i) Holding analogous post on regular basis in parent Department or
(ii) With 5 years’ service in level 13A or equivalent in the Parent cadre/Department and possess the essential qualification and experience as mentioned above. 


1. Candidates must have fulfilled the eligibility criteria as on the last date of submission of online applications. 
2. It may be noted that candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned documents are verified by the Appointing Authority. 


Publication of advertisement in National dailies 10.12.2020 
Date of publication in Employment News (E -Edition) 19.12.2020 
Date of publication of Corrigendum in Employment News 20.02.2021 
Last date for receipt of online application * 31.03.2021

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