Advt No.7/2021 : Appointment of Facility Assistant, Trainee and Sr. Animal Facility Caretakers on Contract basis.

The National Centre for Biological Sciences is looking to fill the following positions on a contractual basis for Mouse Genome Engineering Facility (MGEF) and Animal Care and Resource Centre (ACRC) for the DBT funded project National Mouse Resource (NaMoR) project

1. Facility Assistant – 1 position

2. Facility Trainee – 1 position

3. Senior Animal Facility Caretakers – 2 positions

Qualification & Experience:

BE/B. Tech/M. Pharma/Masters in any biological sciences

Desirable experience: Candidates with prior experience in handling laboratory mice and rats.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing basic animal care

  • Feeding and watering of laboratory animals

  • Handle and restraining animals as per SOPs

  • Maintain sanitation and animal care equipment of facility

  • Clean, sanitize and sterilize cages, racks, equipment, supplies or animal care rooms

  • Assist higher-level animal care personnel in more advanced duties

  • Provide elementary assistance to facility users in simple technical procedures and record keeping

  • Assist in receiving, storing and rotating feed, bedding and other animal care supplies and equipment

  • Perform Animal Facility related duties as assigned by animal facility management.

  • Assist Facility Staff and Facility Users in their routine colony management and genotyping of mouse & rat stocks.

No. of positions: 4

Salary: As per Govt. norms based on experience and qualification

Age limit: Below 35 years as on 01-01-2021

Last date to apply: 15-06-2021

Application Procedure: Please submit the following documents while applying

  • Updated CV/resume

  • Cover Letter describing your background and reason and interest for applying for your position

Please note that candidates applying without a proper cover letter will NOT be considered.

HOW to Apply: Interested candidates should apply via Google Form. The link is provided below.

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