Senior Research Scientist

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


TIGS-CI is seeking applications from outstanding candidates for the position of Senior Research Scientist (equivalent to an Assistant Professor at excellent academic institutions) to direct research in human HSC biology to model and correct genetic disorders. This includes the identification and characterization of hematopoietic disorders for therapeutic application of genome and base editing, as well as contributions to regulatory and community engagement processes. The position is for a 5‑year inaugural term and the incumbent is expected to work in Bangalore at TIGS-CI.

Job Opening TL-11 (applicants must list this number in their application to be considered)


The position is for a 5‑year inaugural term and the incumbent is expected to work in Bangalore at TIGS-CI.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D., or equivalent, with 5+ productive years (post Ph.D.) of academia/​clinical research/​industry experience in a relevant field (e.g. stem cell biology, hematopoiesis, blood disorders, genome and base editing). Individuals transitioning from academia would preferably hold, or be eligible for, the rank of Assistant Professor in an internationally reputed university or research institute. Additional requirements include an outstanding track record of independence and leadership, peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals, excellent communication skills, as well as evidence of independent grant support, project implementation and successful mentoring of students.

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To Apply

For consideration of your application, please provide the following documents – (a) a two-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; (c) leadership qualifications; (d) previous grant support as the principal or co-principal investigator and (e) a list of students mentored. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please send the materials, with a clear reference to the job number listed above, to the following email address: jobs@​tigs.​res.​in;

The position will remain open till it is filled.

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