Scientific Officer B’

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), an Autonomous Institute under the aegis of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India and is also a Deemed University, mainly awarding degrees for doctoral programs. The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) is a Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is looking for an appointment for the Scientific Officer B’(Lab Support) position on a permanent basis. 

  • Formulation of policy for various activities in the laboratory in consultation with other members of the group
  • Manage departmental budget for supplies, service contracts, and maintenance in collaboration with the department chair
  • Identifying hazardous conditions or operations in the laboratory, determining safe procedure and controls and implementing and enforcing standard safety procedures
  • Responsible for all ordering in the department, organization of invoices and receipts, and contact with vendors
  • Supervising of routine jobs carried out by the laboratory assistants daily to ensure that quality is maintained.
  • Manages financial activities and/​or reports pertaining to the laboratory; assists in the preparation of budget estimates.
  • Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Initiate rate contract with vendors for commonly used laboratory consumables.
  • Coordinating space utilization in consultation with the space committee.
  • Provide support for faculty and students in the department for their research projects.
  • Conducting periodic self-inspection of laboratory and maintaining records of inspections, as required.
  • Ordering of laboratory grade gases and maintaining inventory.
  • performs other related duties as assigned.

Age: Maximum 31 years as of 01.01.2024 (including relaxation).


Full Time Masters degree in Life Science (from a recognized University/​Institute with an aggregate of 60% marks)


2 years’ experience in any academic/​Private laboratory or similar setting closely related to the position.

Desirable Experience

  1. Candidates with good communications skills are preferred.
  2. Knowledge of use of personal computers and applications.

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