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Advt No.3/2024 : Walk-In-Interview for appointment of Facility Assistant/Associate – on Contract basis

National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), a premier research invites eligible and interested candidates for appearing in Walk-in for the following posts on a contract basis in research facilities.

Animal Care Research Centre (ACRC) and Mouse Genome Engineering facilities (MGEF) are looking for Facility Assistants and Associates at various levels.

Position: Facility Assistant (10 Nos.) /Associate (2 Nos.)
No. of Posts: 12 Nos.
Age limit: 45 years as of 01.01.2024 (subject to relaxation as per GoI norms)

The appointment will be a fixed-term position initially for one (1) year and renewable annually subject to the outcome of a performance assessment. The position comes with consolidated pay based on qualification and experience, subject to institutional guidelines.


Master’s Degree in Life Science/ BE in Biotech from a recognized University/Institute with a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate.

Consolidated Salary: Salary will commensurate with experience and qualification.

Job Description: The job description mentioned below are indicative but not exhaustive:


  1. Oversee the routine animal husbandry and welfare activities of animal care takers/support staff and students.
  2. Assist Veterinarian in providing orientation and training of new students/animal users/care taker staff in proper use of Animal facility, humane handling of animals, implement the SOPs and assist on-going research work.
  3. Training and Assisting the users in surgical procedures, anaesthesia, analgesia, breeding and maintenance of animal colonies; weaning, sexing, tail biopsies for genotyping, producing timed pregnant females, packing live animal shipments for export, receiving live animal shipments, quarantine procedures, euthanasia etc.
  4. Assist Veterinarian in the process of import and export of live laboratory animals, quarterly animal health monitoring programs.
  5. Record keeping as per CPCSEA guidelines.
  6. Generate, isolate and purify recombinant DNA constructs for generating transgenic mice
  7. Perform pronuclear microinjection, blastocyst injections, embryo transfers and survival surgeries
  8. Colony management, post-surgical animal monitoring and care

In addition to above, for MGEF, the following additional work will need to be performed:

  1. Perform CRISPR-Cas9 targeted gene disruptions and tagged alleles in mouse embryos
  2. Harvesting of mouse oocytes, blastocysts, other preimplantation embryos
  3. Coordinate and participate in the daily operations of the mouse genome engineering facility providing rederivation, genotyping and breeding services
  4. Accurate recording keeping
  5. Provide Hands on training and Virtual training on in-silico design and microinjection procedures

Application Process

Interested candidates may attend (walk-in) Interview at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Tata Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR), GKVK, Bellary Road, Bangalore-560065 at 10.00 am on Wednesday, 28th February 2024 along with CV and true copies of relevant certificates/testimonials in support of your qualifications and experience.

The selected candidate will be required to join immediately.

The Institute reserves the right to increase or decrease the no. of posts to be filled or not to make any recruitment to any post(s), or not to offer the appointment without assigning any reason.

In case of any dispute, the decision of the Centre Director, NCBS, shall be final.

The Institute strives to have a workplace where there is equality of diversity and candidates of all classes, caste, gender and religion are encouraged to attend the walk-in.

Any legal dispute concerning the Selection/ Recruitment process will be subject to courts having jurisdiction over Bangalore.

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