Various Research Jobs in Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH)

Tata Memorial Hospital
Last date for receiving application is 15.10.2010.
17th September 2010


The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) is a Comprehensive Cancer Centre with a mission to achieve the highest standards in patient care, cancer prevention, cancer research and professional development for oncology and allied disciplines. TMC is an autonomous Grant-in-Aid Institute of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. TMC is affiliated to Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI). The HBNI is a Deemed to be University of the Department of Atomic Energy with a mission to develop high quality postgraduate educational programs in science and technology including those related to Life and Health sciences. TMC invites applications from health care professionals of Indian nationality, who after an excellent postgraduate training are keen to pursue a career in Academic Medicine related to Oncology.  Full time faculty & staff positions in various departments available at the TMC are listed below:

Professor & Head, Experimental Medicine

Professor & Head, Haemato-Oncology Research Laboratory

Professor/Assistant  Professor, Gynaecology
Assistant  Professor, Plastic Surgery
Assistant  Professor, Radiation Oncology
Assistant  Professor, Radiology
Medical Physicist `D’
Assistant Medical Physicist `C’


  1. Professor & Head, Experimental MedicineM.D./Ph.D in the relevant field.  The incumbent would be required to evolve and lead a group of investigators that will address questions in diverse areas of biomedical research relevant to cancer. It is expected that the new department will foster collaboration between clinicians and basic scientists in areas relevant to the practice of oncology.
  2. Professor & Head, Haemato-Oncology Research LaboratoryD.M./M.D./Ph.D. in the relevant field.  The incumbent would be required to evolve and lead a group of investigators that will address questions in all areas of Heamato-Oncology and foster collaboration between clinicians and basic scientists.  In addition, the incumbent will head the expanded laboratory and will be expected to undertake basic and translational research and provide support services for Haemato-Oncology patients.
  3. Professor/Assistant Professor, GynaecologyM.Ch.(Gynaecology) or equivalent postgraduate degree recognized by MCI or M.D.(Gynaecology) or equivalent postgraduate degree recognized by MCI with minimum  3 years experience after post  graduation.  Minimum one year experience in Gynaec Oncology.  Candidates with 10 years post M.D. experience in Gynaec Oncology in an established set up will be considered Professor grade.
  4. Assistant Professor, Plastic SurgeryM.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) or equivalent postgraduate degree recognized by MCI.  Experience in     Onco-reconstruction/Microvascular Surgery is desirable.
  5. Assistant Professor, Radiation OncologyM.D. (Radiation Oncology/Radiotherapy) or equivalent postgraduate degree recognized by Medical Council of India with minimum 3 years Post M.D. experience in a MCI recognized teaching hospital or cancer centre. Adequate experience in Brachytherapy techniques, advanced 3D conformal treatment planning techniques and IMRT are desirable for this position.
  6. Assistant Professor, RadiologyM.D. or equivalent postgraduate degree in Radiology/Radio-diagnosis recognized by MCI with 3 years post M.D. experience as Senior Resident in the relevant field.
  7. Medical Physicist `D’ M.Sc.(Physics) and Diploma in Radiological Physics conducted by BARC or equivalent with minimum five years experience.  Expertise in advanced technologies is required.  Candidates with Ph.D.and longer experience may also apply for consideration for higher grade.
  8. Assistant Medical Physicist `C’ M.Sc.(Physics) and Diploma in Radiological Physics conducted by BARC or equivalent


Sr. No.
Pay Band


Approximate Total Emoluments
For Sr.
Nos. 1 & 2

Rs.1,08,000/-p.m.(For Medical category)
Rs.88,000/-p.m.(For Scientific category)

Rs.1,02,000/-p.m.(For Medical category)

Rs.83,000/-p.m.(For Scientific category)
For Sr.No.3 to 6
Rs.7600/ Rs.66,000/-p.m.
For Sr.No.7 Rs.6600/- Rs.47,000/-p.m.
For Sr.No.8 Rs.5400/- Rs.38,000/-p.m.

AGE : 50 years for Sr.No. 1 & 2, 45 years for Sr.No.3 & 40 years for Sr.No.4 to 8. Age will be reckoned as on 15.10.2010. Age is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC and 10 years for Physically Handicapped.    Age may be relaxable in cases of exceptional qualifications, and special needs for the development of the Department and for Departmental candidates.


Officers will be appointed as Scientific Officer (Medical) in the appropriate Scientific Grade and given an Academic Designation as per the Medical Council of India norms.

In addition to pay, other allowances including NPA(for medical category), DA, HRA, TA, etc will be admissible as per the prevailing rules of TMC.  All officers will be eligible for institutional financial support for active participation in National and International Medical Meetings, Workshops and Conferences after their probation is closed. Medical Officers are eligible for sharing the Private Practice Revenue in lieu of the NPA as per the existing rules of TMC. All officers will be covered by a Contributory Health Service Scheme for self and dependants. Residential accommodation will be provided subject to availability. All are eligible for retirement benefits and pension under the new pension scheme.

Candidates may be offered a salary grade in a higher or lower grade than what is advertised based on their teaching experience, research track record and overall assessment at the time of interview and recommendation of the Selection Committee.

Departmental candidates who are presently in a grade lower than what is advertised may apply for promotion to the higher grade apart from the existing merit promotion scheme. Only exceptionally qualified candidates with proven merit/track record would be eligible for fast track review promotion.

Candidates appointed will be rotated based on the needs of the concerned TMC Departments at the Tata Memorial Hospital (Parel campus) or ACTREC (Kharghar campus) as and when necessary.

The TMC also may exercise the option to offer appointments on “Contract Basis” for a fixed term on a consolidated remuneration.

Video Conferencing/Telephonic Interview can be arranged for the candidates presently working abroad subject to availability of the facility if desired. Candidates seeking telephonic interviews should submit photocopies of certificates attested by the present employers.

Persons working under Central/State Government/Autonomous Body/ Semi Government Organizations and other Public Sector Undertakings must submit their application forwarded through the head of the organization.

Separate applications should be submitted for each post.

Three Referees listed by the candidate should have been associated with the training or supervision of the candidates work during past 10 years.

Late and incomplete applications will be rejected. Last date for receiving applications may be relaxed by two weeks in respect of candidates working or training abroad provided they send a PDF version of the complete application with all relevant attachments before the last date.  Canvassing of any form will disqualify candidates.

The Tata Memorial Centre reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates called for the interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications and experience of the applicants. Mere fulfilling the prescribed qualifications will not entitle an applicant to be called for interview.

Please visit the TMC Site for more details and to apply online

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