11 September 2017



National Centre National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Bengaluru INDIA, is looking for appointment of BIOSAFETY FACILITY ASSISTANT on contractual terms. Responsible for managing BSL-3 facility and co-ordinating activity of other BSL-2 labs in campus.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily operations of BSL-3 facility
  • Liase with multiple departments such as AHU, Lab support, central kitchen, architect team to ensure smooth functioning of BSL3
  • Procure and maintain inventory of consumables in the BSL-3 facility.
  • Develop and conduct regular training programs for end users in the BSL3 and BSL2 labs in consultation with the Faculty advisory committee
  • Prepare SOPs for biosafety labs daily operations, waste disposal and ensure user compliance
  • Assist the biosafety facilities in obtaining certification from national or international agencies that monitor/certify biosafety level 2 and 3 facilities
  • In collaboration with facility staff and users and biosafety facility committee, draft and update policies for various activities in the Biosafety laboratory
  • Ensure that all Biosafety facilities are running as per internationally accepted standard and guidelines
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure that laboratory standards are rigorously followed
  • Developing emergency plans for handling accidental spills and personnel contamination
Essential Qualification & Experience:
  1.  Graduate or above with specialization in Biological sciences
  2. Knowledge in use of personal computers and its applications
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication required with exceptional organizational skills
  4. Ability to work as a liason between users, facility managers and different engineering departments
  5. Basic understanding of operations of Biosafety labs
Desirable :
  1. Prior experience in working in biosafety lab,  BSL-III experience highly desirable
  2. Possesses an excellent understanding of biosafety principles, lab safety programs and key processes such as risk assessment, inspections, audits and investigations
  3. Ability to independently assess biosafety risks and programs and sensitively communicate/collaborate with line management on appropriate risk measures
  4. Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills
  5. Self-motivated/self-starter with ability to multi-task and work effectively with minimal supervision
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  7. Responsive, customer service attitude
Consolidated Salary: As per institute norms.
Step 1: Interested candidates should register ONLINE through the link on our website ( ) using valid email ID ( you must fill personal details and educational details to register the account ).
Step 2: You will receive an email with one time user activation link to your registered email ID.
Step 3: Click on that activation link to set your password, and then login to our website ( ) using your username and password.
Step 4: Once you logged in you can apply for job by clicking on "Apply" button in Open Position page.
Step 5: Once you fill in the application you can submit the application by clicking on "Submit" button. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you submit the application.
Step 6: Once you apply for job successfully, your application form will be available in Applied Job page. (Download Application form using Mozilla Firefox version 38.0 or higher.)
Step 7:Take a Print out of the application form in Applied Job page by clicking “Download” and send the same duly signed to the Administrative Officer (Establishment), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore- 560065, along with copies of required additional information, Certificates regarding Date of birth, Educational qualifications, Experience certificate etc.
The Last date for receipt of applications: 15th September 2017.


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