Director of Research and Development

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Establishing a sustainable innovation ecosystem requires a well-connected network of entrepreneurs, domestic and foreign private enterprises, educational and research institutions, government agencies, investors, business incubators, and technology and business mentors. This need has led to the establishment of regional innovation clusters in many parts of the world. Such innovation clusters bring together capital, expertise, and talent to foster technological breakthroughs. Innovation clusters are uniquely distinctive in their structure and operating model. 

BeST is part of the Science & Technology clusters area major initiative under the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM – STIAC). The Bengaluru cluster has is being incubated by the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. To further this mission, BeST is recruiting for the position of Director – Research & Development . 

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Master’s degree (mandatory) and PhD (desirable) and 15+ years of experience in a STEM based initiative.


  • 15+ years of experience in a STEM based initiative.
  • Experience developing, and maintaining longitudinal data management systems.
  • Experience working in a collaborative model of programme execution.
  • Experience working with Government, academia, for-profit and not-for-profit entities.
  • Experience in supporting and training partners, that are unfamiliar with research and evaluations, to collect, manage and analyze data.
  • Candidates whose prior work experience have an excellent match with the skills and competencies, would be considered for the position, even if there are some variations in their education and experience parameters.

To Apply

Intersted Candidate can send the cover letter and resume to office.​best@​iisc.​ac.​in (Subject line: Application for Director of Research and Development, Best cluster)

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