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Scientific Officer (D)

 Hyderabad, Telangana

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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Hyderabad requests applications for the following position.

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

Money

Pay Level -11; Pay Stage 1, TME- Rs.111451/

Qualification

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

Experience

Essential Experience:

2 years’ experience in relevant field. Out of 2 years, at least 1-yearexperience 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.

To Apply

Please visit our website for application details and prescribed requirements http://www.tifrh.res.in/index....

Posted on 21 Jun 2018.

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