Career as Consultants in Central Drug Research Institute - Ph.D in life sciences / animal sciences

CDRI is the seventh among the laboratories established by Government of India as a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. The idea for establishment of a laboratory exclusively for drug research was put forward by Dr. B. Mukerji, the then Director, Biochemical Standardization Laboratory, Calcutta in his presidential address to the Physiology session of the Indian Science Congress held at Nagpur in 1945.

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, a laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites applications from Outside Experts/Retired Government Servants for engagement as Consultants in the area of GLP compliant animal experimentation facilities at CSIR-CDRI,Lucknow from Indian Nationals with the following job description and educational qualification:-

Essential Qualification: Ph. D. in Life Sciences/ Animal Sciences with more than 30 years of research experience in drug research and working with experimental animal models.

Experience/ Desirable qualification: Having administrative/ group leader experience of more than 05 years will be an added advantage.

Job Requirements: Candidates will have to advise for setting up of GLP complaint Animal facility at New Campus OF CDRI, better functioning of the existing facility and to advise on the monitoring of animal health, feed quality, breeding and maintenance of the experimental animals.


Period of engagement of Consultant: Consultant will be engaged on temporary basis initially for a period of six months, which may be extended depending on the requirements and on the basis of performance, by the Director CSIR-CDR!.The engagement will be coterminous with the project. Also and the engagement may be cancelled, at any time by CSIR-CDRI, without assigning any reason whatsoever by giving one month notice.

Remuneration: Selected candidate will be paid a consolidated amount up to Rs. 50,000/- per month on the recommendation of the committee.

Procedure for selection of Consultants: The Consultant will be selected on the basis of performance in interview.