Society for Research Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies & Institutions (SRISTI), an Ahmedabad based developmental voluntary organization assisting/encouraging grassroots innovations, invites applications from young CEO, Incubation Manager, Research Associate/Assistant and Copy Editor, associate editor, honey bee newsletter,  who are enthusiastic to work for the social upliftment. Please visit for more details.


SRISTI invites applications for following positions.


1) Project Coordinator/ CEO

Essential requirements: Candidate should be Ph.D in Life Science or allied fields or postgraduate in management/biotechnology with experience in managing  incubation process  for  at least two to three  years with  relevant experience in research/incubation/business development/product designing relating to life science/herbal technologies from  biotech, medical / pharmacy, agriculture, food & Nutraceuticals etc.

Desirable Skills: Experience of managing projects and leadership abilities for accelerating the technological progress in mind to market journey of the product development, business /operational plan & institutional development. S/he acts as interface with industries and academic institutions for incubatees.

Maximum salary up to Rs 1,00,000/- p.m., Depending upon the experience; essential qualification can be relaxed in outstanding cases.


2) Incubation Manager

Essential requirements: Graduate or Post Graduate in Science or Technology / Engineering preferably with MBA having 2-3 years of research/management  experience in biotech, agriculture, veterinary science, pharmacy or medical device sector or masters in fields of pharmacy, biotech, or biomedical engineering along with  minimum 2-3 years of experience in incubation/entrepreneurship/business development or setting up one’s start up.

The Incubation manager will be responsible for managing the activities of the incubator such as seminars/workshops/presentations, development of progress reports/proposals, collaboration with industries/govt., helping incubatees to arrange seed funds/fabrication/IP management/business development etc.

Desirable Skills: The candidate needs to have outstanding organizational skills and should have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities.

essential qualification can be relaxed in outstanding cases.

Maximum salary up to: Rs. 75,000/- p.m. (Depending upon the experience)


3) Research Associate

Essential Requirements: Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Food technology, Food & Nutrition, phytochemistry, biotechnology,  with minimum two years research experience in food analysis and food products development or Postgraduate degree in Life Science with relevant analytical research experience of minimum one or two  years. The qualification can be relaxed in exceptional cases.

Desirable skills:

Excellent writing ability with 2-3 years experience in empirical research, hard working and willing to stretch when needed, interested in treating job as a fellowship to learn and grow

Maximum salary between: Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 32,000/- p.m. (Depending upon the experience)


4) Research Assistant

Essential Requirements: Candidate should be Ph.D/Masters in Life Science, Social science and allied fields. They should have experiences of at least two to three years in research/incubation/business development/technology development/fabrication and managing R&D projects at academic or business institutions/industries.

Desirable skills:

Excellent language skills, writing ability must be very good, 2-3 years experience in empirical research, hard working and willing to stretch when needed, interested in treating job as a fellowship to learn and grow

Maximum salary between: Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 40,000/- p.m. depending upon the experience


5)Research associates/assistants to work with Prof Anil Gupta on research and teaching at IIMA, IITB and ACSIR – 3/4 posts vacant

Essential requirements:

Social sciences:

  1. post graduate in management, economics, environmental sciences, or sociology with some experience in organizational research, R & D management, case studies, innovation management etc.,
  2. Post graduate in life sciences/technology management;  with some experience in pursuing applied research, if possible field work, literature review, project management etc.,
  3. Post graduate with experience in managing large research projects, data analysis, coordination and excellent writing skills


Desirable skills:

excellent language skills, writing ability must be very good,  2-3 years experience in empirical research, hard working and willing to stretch when needed, interested in treating job as a fellowship to learn and grow;


6) Copy Editor

Essential requirements: Graduate or post graduate in science/social science/journalism/literature with a minimum two to three year hands on experience in editing, proofreading, layout, translation.

Desirable skills: The candidate should have excellent writing skills in English for drafting communication material regarding our activities and the innovations supported by the organization. We seek candidate who hold strong skills of creativity, detail orientation, deadline driven, meticulous proofreading, Strong fact checking and familiarity with design software and website update. Experience of working in a reputed magazine, newsletters, journal related to community knowledge or other scientific journals is desirable.

Maximum salary between: Rs 25,000/- to Rs. 40,000/- p.m. (Depending upon the experience)

Kindly fill up the form at to complete your application. The last date to receive the applications is April 16, 2019.

Those interested may apply by April 16, 2019 along with a sample of their writing and should be willing to appear for interview at short notice if shortlisted

All the above positions are completely contractual with no chance of permanency, it is expected that selected staff will continue for at least 2-3 years; essential qualification can be relaxed in outstanding cases,


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