The UC San Diego campus has been fortunate to receive a path-breaking gift from the Tata Trust in India to create the Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS). TIGS will have operations on the UC San Diego (TIGS-UCSD) campus and at InStem on the campus of the National Center for Biological Sciences, in Bangalore, India (TIGS-India). Starting immediately, TIGS-India is recruiting for the position of Research Scientist, Grade 1, plant biology, for whom there will be fully-funded, postdoctoral (visiting scholar) training opportunities available in the field of Active Genetics as applied to plant biology. Ph. D. or equivalent candidates (< 3 years from degree) are desired for the position. At the end of training, possibility of exciting job opportunities and incentives for continuation of their work at TIGS-India exists.