National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Tata Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR) a premier research centre under the aegis of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, invites application for filling up of the following post on Contract Basis.

1. Scientific Officer “F” (Wildlife Biology & Conservation Program) - One (1) Post - Unreserved

Essential Qualification& Experience:

  1. Ph.D in Biology or Ecological Sciences

  2. Twelve (12) or more years experience in education and research including essential activites such as mentoring students, planning and teaching full courses, design and execution of short term research projects in natural ecosystems, and significant publication record. The incumbent must therefore be an accomplished researcher with deep knowledge and requisite experience working in Indian and global ecosystems, as well as an excellent educator and mentor.

Age limit: Below 50 years (as on 1.7.2019)

Pay : Consolidated pay equivalent to Pay Level 13 (Stage 1)

The Last date for receipt of ONLINE applications: 5th January, 2020.

The incumbent would be required to teach core and advanced courses in the Wildlife & Conservation Program, mentor and advise the students in identification and development of thesis research projects; planning, development, updating and reviewing of the course curriculam; Planning design and implementation of field courses etc.

The appointment will be on Contract for a period of one (1) year form the date of joining which may be extended based on the requirements and performance. The selected candidates shall be required to join immediately. The institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for the recruitment process to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualification and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

Mere fulfilling the essential and desirable qualifications will not entitle an applicant to be called for consideration for recruitment. The institute reserves the right not to fill above post herein advertised in case suitable candidates are not found. Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidate. The institute reserves the right to relax the age criteria in case of deserving candidates.


Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website ( 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 5th January, 2020.

Head, Establishment.


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