Career Insight


Information regarding the various job opportunities available can be obtained by browsing the internet with specific searches of your interest. Most search engines like Google, Yahoo will allow these kind of searches.

The following are some of the options which are worth exploring:

  • Many institutions and organizations advertise jobs in their websites.
  • Institutions funded by the Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, Department for Health Sciences, Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Atomic Energy, Defence organizations, Education and Research organizations advertise job opportunities.
  • Several reputed universities have good research departments and these universities also advertise.
  • Employment News also carries information on the job opportunities of these various organizations, institutions and universities.
  • International journals like Science, Nature, The Lancet, etc., advertise job openings. Societies like American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, IEEE, etc., also provide job advertisements.
  • Indian journals like Current Science, Indian Journal of Medical Research provide advertisements. Most of the leading newspapers publish job advertisements of several centres.
  • For Pharma/Biotechnology industries follow some of the publications like Biospectrum India which advertise for jobs at times.
  • In addition it may be worthwhile to send in your CV with a request for job to the Heads of the Institutions.
  • Dept. of Science & Technology provides scholarships to Women Scientists and Technologists under their Women Scientists Programmes.

Following are some of the popular job portals:

General job portals:

Science & Technology job portals:

  • Women in Science | News

    • Women in Science Panel, Indian Academy of Sciences

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    • Vera Rubin, astronomer who proved existence of dark matter, dies at 88

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    • An article published in "The Guardian" on 10 best unsung female scientists

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    • Do You Know the Botanist Janaki Ammal, She of the Magnolia Kobus Fame?

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    • Perimeter Institute’s Emmy Noether Visiting Fellowship

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    • Obituary


      We are very sorry to announce the untimely demise of Prof. Charusita Chakravarty, one of the stars of our community of women scientists, at a young age of 52, after a valiant battle with cancer, today on 29th March 2016 in Delhi. May her memory inspire many a young women in the coming years!

    • Women’s Science Congress seeks raison d’etre

      By: Mihika Basu
    • Science of Sexism?

      Posted on June 20, 2015

      Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt's joke about having women in the lab has raised the 'sexism in science' debate again! An article published in 'Mumbai Age'. MORE

    • Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries

      Posted on April 16, 2015

      Contains portraits of sixty notable female scientists, including eight of the sixteen women Nobel prize winners. MORE

    • Country report of India of the AASSA meeting

      Rohini M. Godbole and Ramakrishna Ramaswamy

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