Laboratory Managers

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Walk-in-interview for appointment of Laboratory Managers on short term contract basis on Saturday 7th April 2018. 

National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) — Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), a premier research Institute is looking for appointment of Laboratory Managers on Short term contract. The contract will be initially for a period of Six months only and may be extended upto maximum of Three year. Applicants with over/​higher qualifications will not be considered.

The main responsibility would be up keeping of Laboratory with high standard.

Brief Job Description:

  • He/​She will supervise routine jobs carried out by Laboratory assistants daily to ensure that quality is maintained 
  • Responsible for monitoring quality of media prepared by Laboratory kitchen staff. 
  • Responsible for monitoring sterilized items and all other duties performed by laboratory kitchen to ensure that quality is maintained. 
  • Maintains laboratory equipment by developing standard operating procedure, quality standards, service and repair in co ordination with-in house team. 
  • Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. 
  • Formulation of policy for various activities in the laboratory in consultation with other members of the group. 
  • Responsible for all ordering in the department, organization of invoices and receipts, and contact with vendors. 
  • Manage departmental budget for supplies, service contracts, and maintenance in collaboration with department chair. 
  • Oersee storage of hazardous waste and periodic removal 
  • Maintain safety records and Material Safety Data Sheets. 
  • Provide routine maintenance of departmental instruments and oversee maintenance and repairs performed by third parties. 
  • Maintain effective communication with department chair. 
  • Co-ordinating space utilization in consultation with laboratory manager and relevant faculty. 
  • Provide support for faculty and students in the department. 
  • Identifying hazardous conditions or operations in the lab, determining safe procedures and controls, and implementing and enforcing standard safety procedures; 
  • Ensuring the provision and maintaining in functional working order all appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) (e.g., lab coats, gloves, eye protection, etc.); 
  • Conducting periodic self inspections of laboratory and maintaining records of inspections, as required. 
  • Assisting Senior Laboratory Manager in maintaining all functions related to the Laboratory operations. 


  1. Science Graduate with Biology or Chemistry as major with minimum 60% aggregate


  1. 0 – 2 years working experiences in any Academic/​Private Laboratory or any other relevant experience.
  2. Knowledge of use of personal computers and its applications
  3. Very good communication skills.

To Apply

The selected candidates will be required to join immediately. Interested candidates may attend Written test and Skill Test at NCBS/TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore between 9.00 am and 10:00 am on Saturday 7th April, 2018 along with typed applications on plain paper in the following format with true copies of relevant certificates/​testimonials in support of their qualifications, experience etc.Age will be relaxed as per norms of the Institute.

Applicants must bring with them a typed application on plain paper in the following format:

  1. Full name (attach latest photograph)
  2. Address for Correspondence
  3. Permanent Address
  4. Nationality
  5. Date of Birth
  6. Whether belonging to SC/ST/OBC. If so, give details and attach caste/​tribe/​OBC (non-creamy layer certificate from the competent authority)
  7. Educational Qualifications with complete details
  8. Experience with complete details
  9. Names, Addresses, Telephone Numbers, Fax Number and Email Address of two Professional Referees ( one must be a Direct Supervisor) who have supervised your work in the recent past (attach conduct certificates from them)
  10. Scale of pay and Basic pay drawn with details of allowances
  11. Any other relevant information.

The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for the recruitment process to a reasonable limit on the basis of desirable experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Mere fulfilling the essential qualifications & experience will not entitle an applicant to be called for recruitment process. The Institute reserves the right not to fill any/​some post/​s herein advertised. Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidate.

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