Job Openings at Research Development Office (RDO), September 2023


TCG CREST invites applications for the following positions. Interested and eligible applicants can send the application to  mentioning “Job at RDO” in the Subject.

Venue of work: TCG CREST campus, Kolkata

Deadline: 17th September 2023


1. Manager / Senior Manager (Research & Development Office)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance in all aspects of the development of research infrastructure.
  • Assist in establishing research facilities – infrastructure, installation, maintenance, and operation of research facilities.
  • Strategize maximal utilization of all facilities and their sharing across the Institute and beyond
  • Assist in lab procurement operations, demonstrating proficiency in acquiring equipment and resources essential for all labs.
  • Liaison with other teams (PMC, Maintenance) related to research infrastructure, maintenance of equipment, lab safety, and other compliances.
  • Any other duty as assigned on time to time basis


  • D. / Research degree in Science/Technology (Candidates who are at the final stage of their PhD/Research degree with relevant experience may also apply)
  • Min 2-3 years of experience in any reputed organization in the research infrastructure management field
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Conversant with policies and protocols related to lab safety and compliance.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and accommodate change


2. Assistant / Deputy Manager (Research & Development Office)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Handling the grant management (post-award) process including monitoring expenditures, preparing statements and reports for the diverse sponsor requirements, and maintaining the database.
  • Managing the ERP/ Grant Management Software.
  • Coordinate with other teams (Purchase, Finance) related to grant management activities.
  • Handling miscellaneous correspondence (internal and external) for various documentation needed for grant management activities.
  • Any other duty as assigned on time to time basis


  • Master degree
  • Min 3-4 years of experience in any reputed organization in the research grant management field
  • Working experience with relevant ERP/Grant Management Software
  • Conversant with rules and regulations of various funding agencies (DST, DBT, etc.)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and accommodate change



TCG CREST aspires to be a world-leading research institute that unleashes the untapped and true potential of human talent. As an institution, TCG CREST is especially dedicated to the three Ks: Knowledge Creation, Knowledge Application, and Knowledge Dissemination. The focus is on creating a strong network with highly-reputed knowledge centres worldwide: universities, research institutions, technology-driven global corporate entities, and academic communities. The goal is to inculcate a strong culture of continual knowledge exchange through research, student exchange, faculty exchange, joint projects, collaborative workshops, and participative seminars. TCG CREST is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial (DSIR), Government of India. The AcSIR (Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, Government of India) has recognized TCG CREST as its Associate Academic Centre.

TCG CREST offers a unique working environment within the city of Kolkata. The Institute is situated on a beautiful urban campus in Sector V (the IT Hub), with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and a wide variety of atmospheres, Kolkata is the perfect place to call home for study, work and play.