Advt No.10/2020 : Appointment of a Senior Animal Facility Caretaker on Contract Basis

The National Centre for Biological Sciences & Institute for Stem Cell Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Bangalore Bio-Cluster is looking for Senior Animal Facility Caretakers on Contract Basis.

Qualification & Experience:

Bachelor of Science in any biological science discipline.

Experience in basic molecular biology skills like genotyping by PCR method.

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing basic animal care

  • Feeding and watering oflaboratory 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: 2

Salary: Rs. 28,000 (Consolidated).

Age limit: Below 30 years as on 01-07-2020

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.


Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website using a 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: All essential certificate is proof of your qualification, experience, etc. Should be uploaded while submitting the Online application. Note: Please do NOT send hard copies of applications/documents

Applicants those who are not able to apply online are requested to apply with their CV and Cover letter to

Head, Establishment


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