Scientists for Environment Monitoring Laboratory at Centre for Science and Environment

No. of Positions : 2

Place of Posting : Nimli, Alwar

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is one of Asia’s leading research and advocacy organization working in the field of environment protection. CSE has set up a state-of-the-art laboratory for pollution monitoring, septage management and food contamination. The laboratory is situated at CSE’s residential campus at Nimli, Alwar, Rajasthan – about 100 km from Delhi and 60 km from Gurugram.

The Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipments for microbiology analysis and for the monitoring and analysis of air, water and food contamination, including Gas Chromatograph with Mass Detector (GC-MS) High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC), Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectrophotometry (ICP-OES), CHNS Analyzer, Real time PCR, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, Bomb Calorimeter etc. 

Job profile

The researcher will work in the pollution monitoring and food contamination unit of the Environment Monitoring Laboratory. She/he will be involved in designing cutting-edge research studies and carrying out sampling and analysis of organic/ inorganic pollutants in food and environmental samples. 

Qualification and experience 

FSM & Waste Water Laboratory Division 

Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years experience in reputed Microbiology/ Environmental Lab. Experience in waste water analysis and microbiology will be preferred. Candidate should be familiar with laboratory data/information management systems & Lab NABL accreditation procedure.

Qualification – M.Sc / PhD in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Environmental Science. 

Job Description: 

Involvement in projects on Faecal Sludge Management & Waste water treatment.

The Environment Monitoring Laboratory has set-up a laboratory for Faecal Sludge/ Septage management. This lab is involved in the characterization of Faecal Sludge/ Septage, monitoring of decentralized wastewater/ faecal sludge treatment systems, conducting cutting-edge research and carrying out documentation on decentralized technologies and knowledge support on demonstration projects in targeted areas.

The Researcher, will be responsible for coordinating and managing the faecal sludge/ septage management laboratory. The job profile also includes managing and carrying out sampling and analysis of faecal sludge / septage samples, development of protocols for faecal sludge characterization and performance testing of decentralized treatment technologies, thus helping in designing and maintenance of wastewater and septage management systems. 

CSE provides shuttle service for picking up and dropping from Gurugram and nearby areas to the Nimli campus 

Salary and designation will be commensurate with qualification and experience. 

Please submit your application on and select ‘Scientist - Lab’ latest by June 30th, 2024. Shortlisted applicants will be informed by email.

Or Post it to:  

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director- Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area
New Delhi – 110062
Tel: 29956394/6339/5124 Fax: 29955879