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Senior Scientist – Coastal Systems Research

Job Title

Senior Scientist – Coastal Systems Research



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Job Description

The candidate is expected to manage ongoing research projects as well as develop new research proposals, manage the facilities, assist research groups and train research students in their respective fields.

Academic Qualifications

M.Sc. with Ph.D. in marine, coastal and mangrove ecosystems in with relevant field and post-doctoral research experience.

Ph.D. is must.

Desirable qualification

Demonstrated capability in field research with academic credentials.

Experience in project management.

Good communication skills, oral and written (to develop competitive research proposals) and the aptitude to interact with other research groups.




One year probationary period.


Up to 40 Yrs.

No. of Positions


Terms & Conditions

  1. Those candidates, who are already working in any organization, should bring “No Objection Certificate” from the present employer.
  2. Internal candidates need not apply.
  3. The candidates have to produce all the original certificates at the time of interview for verification.
  4. Upon selection candidates are expected to join duty immediately.

Mode of Application

The candidates must give information about their academic records, achievement and experience details. Candidates should also give the contact details of two referees with whom they have worked in last 2 years.  MSSRF is a woman-friendly employer with a gender policy. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Send application by post or E-mail. Application must clearly indicate PA1SS4722C” with Job code.

Please send the applications by email before the last date to:

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

Third Cross Street, Institutional Area,

Taramani, Chennai 600 113

email: admn@mssrf.res.in

Last Date

Monday August 15th, 2022 11:59pm


M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai. Travel to field locations, as per requirement.