Senior Research Scientist for Faecal Sludge Management, Pollution Monitoring Laboratory, Centre for Science and Environment

October 31, 2018

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. CSE also provides shuttle service for picking up and dropping from Gurugram to the Nimli campus.

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), Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS), UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, Bomb Calorimeter etc. 

Job profile

The Pollution 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 Senior Research Scientist, will be responsible for coordinating and managing the faecal sludge/ septage management laboratory. The Senior Research Scientist, will head a team of 4-5 highly qualified scientists. She/he will directly report to the Lab Head. 

The job profile 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, help in designing and maintenance of wastewater and septage management systems, conducting cutting-edge research and carrying out documentation on technology menus on decentralized technologies and knowledge support on demonstration projects in targeted areas. 

Qualification and experience

The candidate should have Ph.D. in Science (Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology), having at least 10 years of experience of working in a Faecal Sludge/ Septage/ Waste Water analysis, characterization and management. Publications in reputed/ journals would be an add advantage. In addition, She/he must have:

  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn and become proficient with other appropriate software systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, which includes technical writing, editing, and proofreading.
  • Experience working with laboratory data/information management systems or laboratory database would be beneficial.
  • Familiarity with Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and experience in certification processes (ISO/NABL etc.) is mandatory. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. 

Please submit your application on http://jobs.cseindia.org and select ‘Sr. Research Scientist for Pollution Monitoring Laboratory’ latest by November 15th. Shortlisted applicants will be informed by email.


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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