Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Vacancy for Junior Research Scientist at Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine

Vacancy for Junior Research Scientist at Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine

The Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), is a state-of-the-art research institute in Bangalore, India, dedicated to the study of stem cells and regenerative biology with translational emphasis. An autonomous institute funded by the Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, inStem’s research structure is built on a core of collaborative research with a thematic focus. inStem’s mandate to allow this cross-disciplinary, multi-pronged approach to research, straddles the divide between clinical and laboratory research. In trying to answer intractable and challenging questions that face the field, inStem seeks to rewrite the paradigm of the research institute: without barriers and across disciplines.
Post : Junior Research Scientist
Job Description
• Carry out a broad range of techniques such as cell culture, isolation of primary cells, molecular and cell biology, in vivo and ex vivo infection studies.
• Maintenance of insect and mammalian cells, culturing arboviruses, performing high throughput CRISPR screens, Isolation and characterization of arboviruses from mosquito.
• Perform large scale experiments, including in vivo infections in mosquitoes and cell lines and subsequent procedures such as harvesting infected tissues for downstream assays.
• Responsibilities will include maintenance of BSL3 laboratories with operations in compliance with policies and procedures. Provide training to new researchers and supervision to work safely in the BSL3 laboratory.
• Organize and maintain BSL3 inventories; routine stock keeping of inventory levels and estimate necessary consumable supplies to maintain smooth uninterrupted BSL3 operations.
• Organize and facilitate scheduled maintenance of BSL3 equipment and facilities.
• Coordinate with regulatory offices and create BSL3 SOPs.
Candidate Profile
• MSc in life Science with 3-5 year of Research experience in in BSL3 facility
• Ph. D. with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a high containment facility with pathogens (Biosafety Level 3 facility)
• In-depth knowledge and handling of arboviruses.
• Experience with mosquitoes and mosquito cell lines.
• Gene editing using CRISPR/Cas system.
• Experience training scientific researchers to work safely in high containment facility.
Salary : Competitive salary pac
kage based on qualification and experience.
Consideration of your application for the job opening please provide the following documents-(a) A one-page statement of purpose explaining the salient aspects of your background that are relevant to the position; (b) your curriculum vitae with a list of peer-reviewed publications, and names and contact details for at least 3 references; Please send the materials, with a clear reference to the job number listed above, to the following email address: jobs@tigs.res.in
Application deadline : March 31, 2020

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