Post Doctoral Fellow, Senior Project Biologist, Project Biologist and Junior Project Biologist

Full-Time
Kolkata
Posted 7 months ago
  • Organization: ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA (ZSI)
  • Location: PRANI VIGYAN BHAWAN, M-BLOCK,NEW ALIPORE,KOLKATA – 700 053
  • Deadline: 25th MARCH 2022, 10.00 AM

Job Description (Post Doctoral Fellow, Senior Project Biologist, Project Biologist and Junior Project Biologist)

Applications are invited for the purely temporary posts of 1 (One) Post Doctoral Fellow, 1 (One) Senior Project Biologist, 1 (One) Project Biologist, 1 (One) Junior Project Biologist., initially for one year but extendable maximum upto March 2024 based on performance and requirement in ZSI, under the project externally funded consultancy projects. The details of the number of project staff and project provided below: –

S no.ProjectNumber of vacancies
1Population estimation and assessment of human-wildlife conflicts for conservation and management planning of Common Leopard and Himalayan black bear in Himachal Pradesh1-Post Doctoral Fellow, 1– Senior Project Biologist, 1- Project Biologist, 1-Junior Project Biologist.

Project Objectives:

  • To understand the socio-economic status of the local communities and the assess the magnitude of human-wildlife conflicts in the study landscape through field surveys;
  • Human-wildlife conflict hot spot mapping and zone map preparation in the study landscape
  • To develop species/area specific human-wildlife conflict management strategy and mitigation plan for the districts under JICA project.
  • Population estimation of Himalayan black bear and Common Leopard in Himachal Pradesh state

Place of Work: The selected candidates will have to travel extensively indifferent districts of Himachal Pradesh and may be posted for a longer duration, based on requirements or any other places as per the project requirements including HQ at Kolkata.

Remuneration:

  • Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)* @ 47,000/- + HRA as per rule per month
  • Senior Project Biologist (SPB) @ 45,000/- consolidated per month
  • Project Biologist (PB) @ 30,000/- consolidated per month
  • Junior Project Biologist (JPB) @ 25,000/- consolidated per month

1.       Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) *

Qualification: Ph.D in Zoology/Life Sciences/Wildlife/Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent.

Desirable Experience: Minimum 5 years of work experience in Himalayan Region, Knowledge & experience in carnivore ecology/ experience in ecological modelling, climate change studies with at least three (3) relevant publications in SCI journal. Proven experience in Data analysis, GIS, Geo- Informatics, Science writing and communication, organising workshops, seminar, symposium, training programme etc.

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 40 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

* Note: Candidates who have submitted their PhD are also eligible to apply however, the fellowship will be provides equivalent to Senior Research Fellow @ Rs. 35,000 + HRA as per the rule per month) until the award of their PhD degree.

2.  Senior Project Biologist (SPB)

Qualification: M. Sc. in Zoology/Life Sciences/Wildlife/Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent.

Desirable Experience: Minimum 5 years of working experience in population genetics, wildlife, knowledge of Computer and basic field data collection, and mountaineering etc. Must have at least 3 (three) relevant publication in SCI journal. PhD in wildlife conservation genetics with working experience in Himalayan landscape.

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 45 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

3.  Project Biologist (PB)

Qualification: M. Sc. in Zoology/Life Sciences/Wildlife/Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent.

Desirable Experience: Minimum 3 years of research experience in conservation genetics, field surveys, wildlife ecology, knowledge of Computer and basic field data collection, and mountaineering etc. Must have at least 2 (two) relevant publication in SCI journal.

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 35 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

3. Junior Project Biologist (JPB)

Qualification: M. Sc. in Zoology/Life Sciences/Wildlife/Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent.

Desirable Experience: Minimum 2 years of research experience in wildlife ecology, zoology or allied subject, field survey, GIS & remote sensing, knowledge of Computer and basic field data collection, and mountaineering etc..

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 35 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

General Instructions:

  1. A virtual-interview will be held for selection of candidates at ZSI, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700 053 on 22th March 2022, 10.00 AM onwards through an online link. The link will be shared with the shortlisted candidates.
  • At the time of the verification of original documents (even after selection), if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to wilfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, such applicant will not be considered for selection and due action will be implemented.
  • Candidate selected will be liable to posted anywhere as per the requirements of the project, and will have to join immediately after their selection within one week.
  • The application form can be downloaded from the Zoological Survey of India website http://zsi.gov.in.
  • Candidates should submit the duly filled-in applications with attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications, research experience, proof for date of birth etc., along with copies of mark sheets of all examinations and ‘No Objection Certificate’ from present employer (if employed) to The Director, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata by Speed Post/Registered Post super scribed on the top of the envelope Application for the post of PDF/SPB/PB/JPB on or before 23th March 2022. The advance copy of the application can also be emailed to id : technical@zsi.gov.in, lksharma@zsi.gov.in.
  • The Director, Zoological Survey of India reserves the right of increase, decrease the number of posts in different categories and also selection or rejection of a candidature including cancellation of the advertisement without assigning any reason.

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