Program Manager

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


The project for High-resolution Brain Imaging Through Skull using Ultrasound (HIBITSU) is a multi-institutional Team Science project awarded by the India Alliance of DBT and the Wellcome Trust. Participants include NCBS-TIFR, IIT‑M, IISc, NIMHANS, and NCRA. This project is part of a broader Ultrasound Facility for TIFR and its Centres and is anchored at NCBS-TIFR, Bangalore. The goal of the project is to transform human and animal brain imaging for medical and research purposes, by developing new ultrasound techniques that can resolve brain structure and activity through the skull.

The HIBISTU project invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of Program Manager on a fixed-term basis. Remuneration will be based on qualifications and accomplishments, subject to institutional guidelines.

The successful candidate will be expected to help in the management, facilitation, and monitoring of the activities of the HIBISTU project. The role requires the ability to work both independently and in teams, especially coordination and working between the teams at the participating institutions. In addition to these primary roles, the candidate may get the opportunity to participate in some of the research activities, depending on their skill set.

Age: 48 years as of 1st July 2023


The position is based at NCBS and is available immediately for a period of up to five years. Appointments will be for one year and renewable annually subject to the outcome of a performance assessment.


Maximum of Rs.71,120/- per month.


PhD in a scientific or engineering discipline with relevance to neuroscience and/​or non-invasive brain imaging.


  1. Significant prior administrative experience.
  2. Proven communication ability both written and oral.
  3. The ability to analyse, summarize and communicate information
  4. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  5. Strong time-management and interpersonal skills.
  6. The initiative, enthusiasm and flexible approach to work

Desirable Experience

  1. A background in systems neuroscience, ultrasound imaging, or image analysis.
  2. Proficiency in data management.
  3. Prior experience working with Philanthropic donors
  4. Prior experience working at a Government organization

To Apply

  • Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website using a valid email ID.
  • You will receive a user ID and password on your registered email ID.
  • Using your ID and password, you can fill in the application by clicking on Submit Application”
  • Once you fill in the application, you can SAVE or PREVIEW the application. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you SAVE the application.
  • After you SAVE, you can submit the application by clicking SUBMIT.”
  • All essential certificate is proof of your qualification, date of birth, experience, caste, etc. Should be uploaded while submitting the Online application.

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