We are looking to hire, Facility In-Charge, Museum & Field Station
a. Minimum qualifications: MSc or PhD in Zoology, Entomology, Ecology, Biodiversity, Taxonomy, etc., fields related to taxonomy, systematics, and/or museum sciences.
b. Minimum experience: At least two years of experience in natural history museums in the capacity of scientist or curator, and at least four years of experience in field studies. Experience of writing scientific papers, technical reports and/or popular articles, and/or creation of outreach materials such as exhibits, posters and handbooks is desired.
c. Minimum skills required: (i) Advanced expertise in specimen collection and curation protocols, (ii) technical expertise in managing natural history museums, (iii) Microsoft Office applications or equivalent for data management, report writing and presentations, and Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent for graphic designing and creation of outreach materials, (iv) interpersonal skills for museum outreach.
d. Nature of work: (i) Management of the MFS facility, including supervision of staff at the field stations and research collections, (ii) facilitation of field station operations and research activities, (iii) technical assistance and advise in field research projects of NCBS labs, (iv) management of visitors (scientific and public), public outreach activities, etc., (v) managing links with relevant government bodies such as forest departments, National Biodiversity Authority, other museums and research groups, (vi) training of students and other facility users, (vii) report writing, monthly accounts, etc., administrative duties.
e. Salary scale: commensurate with educational degree and experience in the field.
f. Candidates have to submit a brief write-up (1 or 2 pages) on their interest.
g. Reporting: The MFS facility in-charge will report to the Head, Research Facilities at Bangalore Life Science Cluster (BLiSc).
1. Send your detailed CV and Write-up to "hr at ccamp dot res dot in" on or before May 10, 2018.
2. Please mention in the subject line, "Application for Facility In-Charge, Museum & Field Station".
3. Please ensure that your CV file should be labelled as your "Full Name" only, and has your telephone number and contact address.