CENTRE FOR STEM CELL RESEARCH
(a unit of Institute For Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, an Autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology)
Christian Medical College Bagayam Campus, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632002
ADVERTISEMENT NO. inStem-CSCR/01/2020
Centre for Stem Cell Research (CSCR-www.cscr.in) a unit of Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, GKVK, Bangalore (an Autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology) located in the Christian Medical College Bagayam Campus, Vellore Tamil Nadu. The mandate of CSCR is aimed at applying stem cell science and other innovative technologies for unmet medical needs. The major focus of research at CSCR is towards developing gene therapy for haematological diseases, applications of induced pluripotent stem cells and musculoskeletal regeneration some of which are at advanced stages of clinical product development.
inStem-CSCR invites Applications from eligible and interested candidates for filling up the following vacancies under Scientific Cadre on Direct Recruitment failing which by Deputation/Absorption.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Only applications will be accepted via email. Applications received through any other mode shall stand rejected automatically.
|Post Code||Name of the Post||Pay Level||Number of Posts and Reservation|
|1||01/CSCR/ 2020||Scientist- E - Translational research experience in the field of viral/non-viral gene transfer/modification in human and mouse stem cells with special focus on haematopoietic stem cells||Level-13||-||1||1||1||
|2||02/CSCR/ 2020||Fellow-E (Scientist-D)- GMP Facility /iPSc Core & Microscopy /Flow Cytometry||Level-12
SC-Scheduled Caste; OBC-Other Backward Class; UR-Unreserved; EWS-Economically weaker section
Note: The Institute reserves the right to withdraw/cancel the advertisement at any stage of recruitment process and may keep any of the advertised vacancy unfilled. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
Eligibility Criteria (Essential Educational Qualifications and Experience) required for the posts are as under:-
|POST CODE||POST NAME||EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
|Essential Qualification & Experience
PhD in life sciences or other Allied Sciences or Equivalent with 8 years R & D experience including Ph.D, demonstrated by strong publications and successful funding of competitive extramural grants.
Experience: Should be an outstanding scientist with a strong and exceptional research record with independent discovery research and collaborative/thematic research of a high order.
Should have a strong research record with promise to contribute to the focused research themes at the Institute and/or carry out their own discovery driven research.
Experience details: Translational research experience in the field of viral/non-viral gene transfer/modification in human and mouse stem cells with special focus on haematopoietic stem cells. The candidate should have experience in running an independent lab and should have received independent grants. Experience in the research involving viral/non-viral vectors/gene editing, particularly of haematopoietic stem cells and mice transplantation studies will be preferred.
Publications in the field of research will be an advantage.
Experience for Deputation:
Scientists from Central/State Governments, Research Institutes, Autonomous Bodies etc.
(i) Holding analogous post on regular basis in parent Department or
(ii) With 4 years’ service in Level 12 or equivalent in the parent cadre/ Department and possess the essential qualification & experience as mentioned above.
|02/2020/CSCR||Fellow-E (Scientist-D)||Essential Qualification & Experience
Masters in Life Sciences or equivalent with 5 years’ experience
Desirable: PhD in life sciences (stem cell biology) or other allied sciences
Experience: Should be an outstanding scientist with a strong and exceptional research record and intentions of collaborative/thematic research. Should have a strong research record with promise to contribute to the focused research themes at the institute and/or carry out their own discovery driven research experience in the relevant field with ability to foster interactions among basic scientists and clinicians.
Experience details: GMP Facility and iPSc Core: The position involves management and coordinating operations of cGMP facility, which is a core facility for researcher and clinician at CSCR. cGMP facility comprises of state of the art modules for generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), mesenchymal stem cells (MSC), haematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and gene therapy products and provides managed space and training to users to generate clinical grade products for cell and gene therapy application. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) coordinating activities and maintenance of the pluripotent stem cells core laboratory, derivation, maintenance and distribution of human PSC line. Providing training for the generation, characterization and use of iPSCs. Development of normal and genetically modified iPSC, HSC and their differentiated progenitors for disease modelling and therapeutic applications.
Prior experience in generation, expansion and maintenance of human induced pluripotent stem cell lines (iPSC) and mesenchymal stem cells in cGMP. Isolation, expansion and genetic modification of haematopoietic, induced pluripotent stem cells and their molecular characterization. Developing and maintaining collections of biomaterials in academia or industry. Individuals with a proven track record of working with biological systems involving various stem cells and experience with management of team-based activities, are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with laboratory administration and financial management is required. Experience in cell and gene therapy product development and working in cGMP in academia/industry is desirable.
Experience details for Microscopy & Flow Cytometry: Prior experience in managing a core research facility for microscopy and flow cytometry and flow sorting, proficiency in software required for these applications and experience in multiphoton and confocal microscopy.
This facility comprises of the state of the art equipment for research applications responsibilities include (but are not limited to) managing fluorescence, confocal and animal imaging microscopes and flow cytometry and flow sorting equipment, providing training to students and faculty to operate the equipment. Individuals with a proven track record of working with biological systems involving various stem cells and experience with management of team-based activities, are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with laboratory administration and financial management is required. Publications in the field of research will be an advantage.
Experience for Deputation: Scientists from Central/State Governments, Research Institutes, Autonomous Bodies etc.
(i) Holding analogous post on regular basis in parent Department or
(ii) With 4 years’ service in Level 11 or equivalent in the parent cadre/ Department and possess the essential qualification & experience as mentioned above.
- Candidates must have fulfilled the eligibility criteria as on the last date of submission of applications.
- It may be noted that candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned documents are verified by the Appointing Authority.
COMPENSATION/ PAY DETAILS:
The Scientist-E carries pay level-13 (Basic Pay of Rs 1,23,100/-) and Fellow-E/Scientist-D carries pay level-12 (Basic pay of Rs 78,800/-) of the pay structure of 7th CPC Pay Matrix. Other benefits include Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Leave Travel Concession, Medical Facilities as per Govt. of India Rules. The selected candidates will be covered under National Pension System (NPS).
AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION
The age of the applicant should be as follows:-
|Sl. No.||Post||Age Limit||
|1||Scientist E||Not exceeding 50 Years for Direct Recruitment/Not exceeding 55 years for Deputation||Click Here to Download Application Form|
|Not exceeding 45 years for Direct Recruitment/Not exceeding 50 years for Deputation||Click Here to Download Application Form|
Age Relaxation for the reserved category candidates against the reserved vacancies shall be applicable as per Government of India Rules i.e., OBC-3 years.
Candidate must be citizen of India/NRI/OCI/PIO.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION FOR THOSE WHO ARE ALREADY IN GOVT. EMPLOYMENT/PSUs/AUTONOMOUS BODIES ETC.
Candidates employed in Government/ Public Sector Undertakings/ State Government/ Autonomous Organisations etc. and Departmental Candidates must produce No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their present employer at the time of Interview, failing which the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the Interview.
APPLICATION FEE (Only Online)
|Applying for||Level -10 and above|
|Unreserved & OBC candidates||Rs 500/-|
|Unreserved & OBC candidates from abroad with OCI Status||USD $ 30|
EXEMPTION FROM PAYMENT OF FEE:
Women and SC/ST/ Person with Disability (PwD) candidates are exempted from payment of application fee as per Govt. of India rules in this regard. Fee is to be paid online through Net Banking. Application Fee paid by the candidates who have not submitted their application or whose application is rejected will not be refunded. All applicable service charges, bank charges etc. shall be borne by the candidates only. The application will not be considered without payment of applicable application fees.
The payment for the application Fee is to be remitted online to the bank account as detailed below :
Accounts Name : CSCR-inStem
Bank Name : State Bank Of India
Branch Name : Vellore Town Branch (01618)
Ac No : 00000032246019797
IFSC Code :SBIN 0001618
After remitting the application fees to the above account, the payment reference number is to be mentioned in the form.
|Publication of advertisement in Employment News and other national/local dailies||Employment News : 28th November 2020
National/Local dailies: 11th November 2020
|Publication of advertisement on website||11th November 2020|
|Last date for receipt of application via email||15th December 2020|
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for the positions, interested candidates may apply at the Centre website www.cscr.in by following the steps given below:-
Step 1: Interested candidates may download the format of application available on CSCR website.
Step 2: The Candidates should remit the amount before filling the application, as the details have to be entered in the column provided in the application form.
Step 3: Email the duly filled application to CSCR along with detailed resume and the self- attested copies of certificates in support of their caste, age, qualifications and experience.
- Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
- Candidates must ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria as stipulated in the advertisement
- All candidates applying against unreserved (UR) vacancies will be treated as General candidates.
- All eligibility conditions will be determined with reference to the crucial date of eligibility i.e., the closing date of receipt of application
- Candidates seeking reservation benefits Economically weaker section (EWS) must ensure that they comply with the conditions mentioned in DoPT OM dated 31st January 2019 and must support their claim with duly self- attested copies of EWS certificate issued by Gov/notified Competent Authority, else their claim for reservation will not be considered and their application will be treated under Unreserved (UR) category.
- Candidates seeking reservation/relaxation benefits of OBC must ensure that he/she possess a genuine caste/community certificate certifying the non-creamy layer status in Central Govt. Format for the year 2019-20 without which they will be considered only for Unreserved category.
- Candidates are advised to keep a printout of the application form.
- It may be noted that candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned documents are verified by the Appointing Authorit
- Any amendment related to this recruitment shall be made available only on the Institute’s website
- In duly filled in application form can be email to email@example.com along with all the support documents
Further updating/information related to this recruitment exercise shall only be made available on the Institute’s website i.e. www.cscr.in
|Centre for Stem Cell Research,
(a unit of in Stem Bengaluru,)
Christian Medical College, Bagayam Campus
Vellore Tamil Nadu
Ph No :+ 91-416-2285101
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