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Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), is a Dept. of Biotechnology (Govt. of India) initiative and a not for profit organization based in Bangalore. We act as an enabler of Bioscience Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship by providing Research, Development, Training and Services in State Of The Art Technology Platforms. As a part C-CAMP's mandate of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, C-CAMP has created and fostered an entrepreneur-friendly culture in and around academic/research environment through its involvement in seed funding schemes for Startups, Entrepreneur Mentorship program and Bio-incubation facility.

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Position: Facility In-Charge

Facility: Central Imaging and Flow Cytometry Facility

Application deadline: 20thAugust 2022

The Bangalore Life Science Cluster (BLiSC) is hiring a Facility In-Charge to fill the operational & organizational needs of the Central Imaging and Flow Cytometry Facility (CIFF). CIFF is equipped with 20 high-end imaging stations and 12 flow cytometers. CIFF mainly provides imaging and cytometry services for the BLiSC community and its affiliates, as well as National Institutes, universities, and biotech companies. The CIFF provides expertise in operating various state-of-the-art light microscopes, cell analysers& sorters in addition to training & education on our systems, advice for staining protocols, applications & data analysis. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing all instruments of the facility and keep them in good working order as well as training users in their operation, along with user billing, calendar management, supply ordering, record keeping & service coordination. We handle many of the administrative aspects of running the core facility as well as user outreach.

The Facility in-charge will perform general maintenance, timely instrument start-up/shutdown, QC/QA following documented Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), generate new SOPs if necessary, scheduling & calendar management, operation of cytometers & sorters on behalf of users, trouble shooting, keeping track of & ordering of basic supplies, helping to coordinate service visits by engineers. Scope for development of the facility: procurement of new systems/ upgradation of existing systems.

Training new users in the proper use, techniques & rules for using imaging and flow cytometers will be a large component of the job. Excellent customer service is extremely important & an ability to work with & communicate well with people is essential. Attendance & time keeping at work is key to providing a reliable experience for our users. CIFF is engaged with a few public-private partnerships and Facility in-charge is responsible for honouring those MoUs and compliance.

Essential Qualification& Experience

  • A PhD degree in physical or biological science with5 or more years of related work experience.
  • The selected candidate may be well versed in High-Resolution Microscopy
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead the facility team in providing service to BLiSC and Non-BLiSC users

Desirable It is also desirable to have a track record of proactive engagement with networks, both in India and overseas, that are refining existing methodologies and developing new ones. Additional expertise in areas such as microfluidics will be viewed favourably as there is interest on campus for combining different technologies to expand the capabilities of the existing facility.

Salary will be commensurate with experience

Application deadline 20thAugust 2022. Those who applied in January and May 2022 need not apply again.

Interested candidates may please send their resume to :

Please refer to this advertisement in your subject liner. Candidates whose profile matches our requirement will be contacted directly; there shall be no communication otherwise.

Position :  Associate Head (BD & Licensing) with Office of Tech Transfer, C-CAMP

Core functions:

The Associate Head reports to the Head of OTT and will drive OTT’s efforts to market the Intellectual property portfolio. S(he) will develop and execute commercialization strategies in close cooperation with the rest of the OTT team. The ideal candidate will have established experience in commercialization of biotech, small molecules, pharma, medtech and agricultural innovations and will havestrongconnections with industry. Substantialbusiness experience and research; familiarity with contracts and material transfer agreements would be a plus, as would experience in negotiation, fostering strategic relationships with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry partners. Th ejob entails 30-40 % of travel within the country.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluate intellectual and other assets for commercialization, market assessment
  2. Implement commercialization strategies and business plans
  3. Engage with industry for uptake of OTT IP and other assets for licensing or collaborative development.
  4. Advertise OTT’s commercializable technologies into licensing and other databases
  5. Assess market opportunities, track market trends and convert them to in-house R&D and licensing opportunities
  6. Participate in outreach events to promote OTT; Sensitize researchers and students to technology transfer and commercialization.
  7. Additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Masters degree in science or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in industry; Ability to present and write on innovations for the lay person; Sales and marketing orientation; Outgoing and dynamic personality able to interact effectively with the industry and scientific community alike; Ability to comprehend and sum up scientific presentations and publications and Ability to effectively assess market potential of innovations, analyse their revenue, expenses and RoI; Device effective strategies for commercialization and carry them out.

Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree in life sciences, 3 plus years’ experience in licensing, business development or technologyinvestment, industry experience, MBA.Experience working collaboratively with researchers or technical staff in intellectual property matters.  

The following skills and abilities are necessary requirements for working at the OTT:

  • Strong attention to detail, be able to understand the big picture and long-term goals.
  • Integrity, strong business ethics and service orientation.
  • Proven ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities
  • Officers in senior positions are expected to carry a larger caseload, perform their duties with minimal supervision, and act as a mentor to newer members of the OTT staff;
  • Demonstrated initiative, ability to prioritize workload, follow up with diverse stakeholders, meet deadlines, and work productively both on an independent basis and as a collaborative member of a team.

The job duties listed are only a representation of the work performed by positions generally classified under this job category and are not to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties attached to that job.  Aspirants may also perform other duties as assigned. The initial offer is for one year. Further extension will depend upon the performance of the individual. Compensation offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will not be a limiting factor to deserving candidates

Please apply stating your qualifications, experience, current position and compensation drawn highlighting the vacancy that you want to be considered against to by 10th September, 2022

The position applied for, MUST be superscribed on the application.  Certificates / testimonials need not be attached now.