National Centre National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Bengaluru, is looking for appointment of a Senior Animal Facility Caretaker to Animal Care and Resource Center on contractual terms under the National Mouse Research Resource (NaMoR) project team www.ncbs.res.in/research-facilities/acrc
Qualification & Experience: BE/B.Tech/M.Pharma/Masters in any biological sciences discipline with minimum one year of experience in Laboratory animal management. The candidate should have knowledge about biohazards and biosafety level 2 &3. Excellent organization and record-keeping skills.
Oversee the routine animal husbandry for two facilities (TIGS and ABSL-3 facility) - Provide feed and water for all research animals. Assess health status of research animals periodically in accordance regulations and policies. Report abnormal observations to veterinary staff.
Assisting with shifting animals from NCBS-ACRC facility to TIGS and ABSL-3 facility.
Performing routine animal infections in ABSL-2 and ABSL3, handling, monitoring and care of infected animals, necropsy and safe disposal. Perform technical support with levels of containment.
Assist personnel in the research projects in ABSL2 &ABLS-3 and handling of infected animals, and the pathogenic agents.
Perform anesthetic induction, maintenance and monitoring of animals.
Additional tasks include cleaning and disinfecting cages and autoclave operations in ABSL-3 facility.
Perform procedures requiring various levels of biohazard containment.
Maintain research animal census for all assigned areas.
Compile and maintain complete and accurate records, including, but not limited to, animal breeding, health, housing and isolators as per CPCSEA guidelines.
The Animal Facility is an essential service, so selected Facility Assistant must be ready to work in shifts during Week-Ends and holidays when required as per instructions.
Pay Scale: As per Govt. norms based on experience and qualification.
HOW to apply: Please carefully read instructions below:
Candidates MUST upload updated CV/resume AND a MANDATORY one page COVER LETTER written by the candidate describing your background and the reason and interest for applying to this position.
Please note that candidates applying without a proper cover letter will NOT be considered.
HOW TO APPLY :
Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website (https://www.ncbs.res.in/jobportal/) using valid email ID.
Step 2: You will receive a user ID and password on your registered email ID.
Step 3: Using your ID and password you can fill in the application by clicking on “Submit Application”
Step 4: Once you fill in the application you can SAVE or PREVIEW the application. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you SAVE the application.
Step 5: After you SAVE, you can submit the application by clicking “SUBMIT”
Step 6: Take a Print out of the submitted application form by clicking “PRINT” in “MY APPLICATION” and send the same duly signed, to the Administrative Officer (Establishment), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore- 560065 along with copies of certificates regarding educational qualifications, experience etc. The last date for receiving the application is December 25, 2019