Position title
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Description

 

ATREE’s Freshwater Ecology and Conservation Lab invites applications from highly motivated candidates who are willing to work both in the field as well as in the lab for the position of Junior Research Fellow (two numbers) in two projects funded by the Dept. of Biotechnology and DST- SERB. The details of the position are as follows:

DBT-funded project on biodiversity of the caves of Meghalaya: This project involves sampling plants and selected animal taxa in and around the limestone caves of Meghalaya, NE, India.

Essential qualifications: MSc in Zoology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Science, Environmental Science or BTech in Environmental Science or Biotechnology with GATE qualification or MTech in Environmental Science or Biotechnology. 

Fellowship:  As per Dept. of Science and Technology’s official memorandum of 2023

Place of work: Bangalore

Field site: Meghalaya

 

DST-SERB funded project on diversification in lotic systems: This project involves sampling freshwater molluscs from lotic ecosystems and developing GIS/RS maps based on the field data and from the databases.

Essential qualifications: MSc in Zoology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Science, Environmental Science, or Geology with specialisation in GIS/RS or BTech in Environmental Science or Biotechnology with GATE qualification or MTech in Environmental Science or Biotechnology.

Fellowship:  As per Dept. of Science and Technology’s official memorandum of 2023

Place of work: Bangalore

Field site: The Western Ghats

Additional info

 For both positions, candidates with NET/GATE qualifications and with relevant field/lab experience and who have published papers in the relevant area will be given preference. The selected candidate must be willing to travel extensively and carry out the fieldwork.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may send their application using the apply now button.  All applicants should upload their updated curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of dissertation work and a statement of research .

The deadline for receiving the applications is April 20, 2024.

Only the short-listed candidates will be intimated subsequently to appear before the selection committee in person or online for the interview. 

Date posted
1 April 2024
Valid through
20 April 2024
Job Location
Bangalore
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