Senior Researchers and Reporter Food Safety and Toxins Programme | Centre for Science and Environment

Senior Researchers and Reporter Food Safety and Toxins Programme

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), needs senior Researchers and Reporter for its Food Safety and Toxins programme to work from Delhi.

The programme relies on a two pronged strategy of conducting laboratory research to generate empirical data on issues of toxins and food safety and doing policy research and advocacy to bring about changes in the regulatory and enforcement framework.

About CSE
Established in 1980, CSE is known for its rigorous and scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues. CSE has helped to shape policies and build public awareness to bring change in the areas of natural resource management, pollution mitigation, food safety, low carbon mitigation, renewable energy initiatives and livelihood security to make growth sustainable and inclusive.

Job Requirements:

1. Programme officer ( two positions) – We need people with qualification and working knowledge in the domains of:

a.  Antibiotics in food, the concept of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. Candidates from the field of microbiology, veterinary/medical sciences, biochemistry may apply.

b. Pesticides in food commodities, heavy metals in items of human use such as - cosmetics, paint, toys etc. Candidates from the field of chemicals/pesticides/agriculture/food safety may apply.

Candidates should be able to lead entire research and campaign including desk and on-field research. Networking, attending conferences and seminars, writing papers and articles will be integral part of the job.

2. Reporter– To be the communicator of all research and campaigns mentioned above. He/she should be able to produce write-ups, stories for our fortnightly magazine –Down to Earth(DTE) and other platforms. Qualification and experience in science/health journalism will be an advantage.

All positions require 5 -10 years of experience with excellent command over English language, both written and spoken, and occasional travel.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Please mention “Position Name - Food Safety” in the subject line and email your applications latest by September 25, 2014 to


post your application to: 

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director (P&O)
Centre for Science and Environment 
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110062 
Tel: +91 (011)-29955124, 29955125, 29956394
Fax: +91 (011) 29955879 




N.P: Only short listed candidates will be informed



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