Careers

At TIGS we believe in creating a robust and fulfilling work environment to attract the best of scientific minds and personnel to work towards addressing societal challenges. 

TIGS, founded in 2017, is a non-profit research institute that aspires to develop solutions to challenges in human health and agriculture. TIGS is a unique initiative to support applications of cutting-edge science and technology in genetics and genomics to solve societal problems of the country. The most significant challenges that impede the achievement of health equity and nutrition security for all of India’s population require systematic evidence-based scientific advancements and technological solutions. Research programs at TIGS are focused on three broad areas: Infectious Diseases, Rare Genetic Disorders, and Crop Improvement.

TIGS is a program driven research institute with a focus on solving pressing societal challenges. We are looking for scientists at different levels for research programs and technology platforms at TIGS. If you are interested in making a difference in science with high societal impact and have the necessary credentials, please apply for a suitable vacancy.

Required Qualifications:

– PhD in the related discipline
– Post-doctoral experience in relevant field
– Proven record of research (publications)
– Highly motivated, committed, and able to take initiatives
– Expected to come up with new ideas
– Excellent communication skills

Salary: Competitive

Duration: Regularization after successful completion of probation period of at least one year.

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We call upon candidates who are interested in being part of the ongoing research activities at TIGS and providing support to various projects at our organisation.   

Essential Requirements 

  • Master’s degree in any area of Life Sciences from a recognised university (preferred) 
  • Proven experience in handling laboratory instruments, data collection and organisation 
  • Familiarity with basic molecular and cell biology techniques, bioinformatics, genomic tools, and applications 
  • Proven experience of working on collaborative projects as part of their degree or thereafter

Note: 

This is a rolling application. All received applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Before applying candidates are strongly recommended to visit the programs page of our website to get familiar with the work at TIGS.  

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TIGS offers training programs to students pursuing or having completed degrees in the natural sciences with good academic performance.

Program Duration Who Can Apply Application Process
Dissertation Research Training

The dissertation research training program at TIGS is offered to students who are required to do a research project towards the completion of their degree.

6-12 months Students pursuing BSc (final year), BTech, MSc, or Integrated Msc degrees 2022 July intake
– Applications will be received from 1 to 30 April
– Selected candidates will be informed by 5 June
Project-Based Training

Students interested in gaining hands-on experience in new research technologies are invited to apply.

6-12 months Students who have completed BTech, MSc, or Integrated MSc degrees We have received an overwhelming number of applications for the project-based training program. Applications have been closed until further notice.
Summer Training

(Held during the months May-August)

2 months Students pursuing BSc, BTech, MSc, or Integrated MSc courses Stay tuned for updates on Summer Training applications.

*Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.
**Selected candidates will have to make their own arrangements for accommodation during the training period.
If you have any queries, please write to info@tigs.res.in