Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) Invites Applications for the Position of Director

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The Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) is an autonomous registered society established in 2010 under an intergovernmental MoU between the Government of India and the Government of Germany. The mandate of the bi-national Centre is to promote research partnership of industrial relevance.

IGSTC invites applications for the position of Director as per the details given below:


The appointment will be purely temporary and contractual/on deputation for a term of three years, with the possibility of performance-based renewal of additional three years.

Candidate Profile

The Director should be an Indian national with an accomplished
scientific and /or technological background as per the details available on the IGSTC website.

Essential: Minimum Masters Degree in Science or Engineering with 15 years of post-qualification experience in academic/research and research management. Candidates should have personnel responsibility for at least 10 people

Desirable: Minimum 12 months working experience with German partners.

Age Limit: The age should be below 56 years as on the closing date of the advertisement.

Compensation Package

Annual compensation package for the above position will be in
the range 37-45 lakhs (salary of level 14 – 7th CPC) including the following allowances/perks: House Rent Allowance, Medical Insurance and OPD Reimbursement, Transport Allowance/Vehicle, Leave Salary and Pension Contribution in case of deputation, EPF & Gratuity for others, Leave Travel Assistance, etc. as per the rules of IGSTC. Salary will be paid in Indian Rupees.


Duty Location: Delhi/NCR, India. The position requires travelling in India and Germany.

Application Procedure and Further Information

Interested persons should send their applications to with:
– a detailed CV as prescribed on the website of IGSTC.
– a statement of vision about the organization and your role as Director of IGSTC. (max 2 pages)

Application should be forwarded through proper channel and the deadline of application is 11:59 p.m. IST; 31st July 2020.

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