TIFR Hyderabad Scientific Officer Job Openings

(Autonomous Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India) 
Sy.No.36/P, Gopanpally Village, Serilingampally Mandal, Ranga Reddy Dist. 
Hyderabad – 500 107

Applications are invited for the following posts tenable at Hyderabad. Please visit our website for application details and prescribed requirements http://www.tifrh.res.in/index.php/staffpositions/.

Scientific Officer (D)

Essential Qualifications: Master’s Degree or Ph.D in Veterinary Science with a valid registration certificate issued by IVC (Veterinary Council of India). 

Essential Experience: 2 years’ experience in relevant field. Out of 2 years, at least 1 year experience is essential in direct handling, management, breeding, maintenance and health monitoring of laboratory mice. 

Desirable Experience:
i) Knowledge of CPCSEA guidelines 
ii) Experience in experimentation with laboratory mice, particularly inbred strains 
iii) Knowledge of use of personal computers and its applications. 
iv) Good command of written and verbal communication in English 

Job Responsibilities: 

1. Develop and implement standard operating procedure (SOP) for the use of laboratory mice. 
2. Provide orientation to new users in the humane use, care and handling of laboratory mice. 
3. Perform mouse husbandry and SPF health monitoring, train and assist users in their animal related procedures like sample collection, injections, methods of animal identification and euthanasia. 
4. Arrange import and export of live laboratory mice, organize animal ethics committee meetings and record keeping as per CPCSEA (GOI) guidelines. 
5. Should be available for emergency veterinary care after working hours, on weekends, and on holidays. 
6. Manage the day to day running and maintenance of the mouse facility, order supplies and equipment needed in the mouse facility, coordinate the facility housekeeping. 
7. Participate in the setup and maintenance of a state-of-the-art-Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) Barrier Mouse Facility at TIFR Hyderabad


Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. in Biology / Biotechnology with 60 % marks in aggregate 

Essential Experience: 1-2 years of research experience in molecular biology and genetics. The candidate must be competent in Drosophila husbandry and genetics. Must be proficient in molecular biology and biochemical techniques. The candidate should be able to design and execute a variety of molecular biology and genetic experiments. The candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working independently. The candidate must be proficient in verbal and written communication in English language 

Desirable Experience: Drosophila transgenesis and imaging. Experienced in working in a team. 

Job Responsibilities
1. Supervise fly culture media preparation. 
2. Maintenance of about 2000 Drosophila strains. 
3. Quarantine of newly arrived Drosophila strains. 
4. Generation of new genetic strains and transgenic lines. 
5. Assessment of phenotype and genotype of strains using genetic and molecular techniques. 
6. Dissection, staining and imaging of fly tissues. 
7. Supply of strains to other lab members as well as shipping strains to other researchers. 
8. Provide help in genetic screens. 
9. To train new lab members and visiting students in the lab. 
10. To maintain the record. 
11. To help in outreach activities of the lab

On-line applications must be submitted by 06 July 2018 and applications by post must reach In-Charge, Establishment by 06 July 2018. Applicants who are required to send the applications by post must super scribe the post applied for, Advertisement No. & Serial Number of the post on the envelope. The format of the application is as prescribed for online applications.

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