Position title
Fellow in Residence - Plant Systematics

This Fellowship has been instituted to honour the efforts of Dr. Christopher Davidson and Ms. Sharon Davidson towards the conservation of plant diversity across the world through Flora of the World Foundation. The Fellow in Residence (FIR) will be responsible for generating knowledge, teaching, and outreach efforts focusing on plant diversity and the biological resources of the country. The FIR is also expected to work on the Plants of India database as part of its contribution to improving biodiversity science. The successful candidate will collaborate with other faculty members at ATREE to actively foster interdisciplinary practices within biodiversity science. The FIR will also be involved in research and outreach activities aimed at documenting plant diversity and biological resources, as well as disseminating knowledge about plants in alignment with ATREE’s mission.



 PhD in Lifesciences with specialization in Plant systematics/ ecology/ conservation biology/ restoration. 

Desirable qualifications and experience: Working experience of a minimum of two years or post-doctoral experience in plant systematics supported by relevant publications. A strong understanding of the importance of plant systematics in biodiversity science, habitat restoration, biological resource management,  and sustainable development is essential. Additionally, the candidate should be able to write grant proposals and/or contribute to sub-units of large grant proposals. Experience in managing large projects is preferable but optional. The candidate is expected to contribute to ATREE’s teaching (Master’s and PhD courses) and training programs, outreach and other institutional activities.

How to Apply

Interested individuals can apply using the 'Apply Now' button. Candidates should attach a statement of purpose (SOP) with an outline of their proposed future research, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copies of key publications, and the names and contact information of three references

Affirmative Action: ATREE fosters autonomy, professional growth, diversity, gender equity and safety at the workplace.  Persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

The last date to apply is May 30, 2024. 


 Please direct your questions regarding this position to  hr@atree.org

Date posted
6 May 2024
Valid through
30 May 2024
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