Research Associate|Senior Research Fellow | Computer Assistant | Project Assistant

Posted 2 years ago
  • Organization:  Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development (REWARD)-Hydrology
  • Location: Bhubaneswar
  • Deadline: Walk-In Interview

Research Associates and Senior Research Fellow: 21st June 2022 at 10.30 AM
Young Professional (YP) I & II: 22nd June 2022 at 10.30 AM

Job Description (Research Associate|Senior Research Fellow | Computer Assistant | Project Assistant)

Walk-in-interview for engagement of the following technical manpower on contractual basis under the World Bank assisted project on REWARD-Hydrology funded by DSC&WD, Dept. of Ag&FE, Govt. of Odisha will be held in the office of the Dean of Research, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar as per the date and time mentioned below. Details of the positions, requirement, eligibility, monthly remuneration, duration of project and nature of job are enumerated in the tables below.

Sl. No.DesignationNos. of PostsQualification/ Experience (years)DesirableRemuneration/ Month
        1      Research Associate with Ph.D.        1Ph.D. in Soil and Water conservation Engg (SWCE)/Land & Water Resources Engineering (LWRE) /Irrigation & Drainage Engineering (IDE) or Allied branches of SWCE with applications of RS & GIS in watershed planning as the main objective of researchWork experience in hydrological modelling, SWAT/R/Python language and Matlab for hydrological applications      Rs.54000/-+ HRA@16%
    2    Research Associate without Ph.D.    1  M. Tech. in Remote sensing & GIS/Geo-informatics/ SWCE / LWRE / IDE or allied branches of SWCE with experienceShould have at least 01 year of work experience on RS&GIS applications in watershed planning using hydrological models    Rs.49000/-+ HRA@16% PM
        3        Senior Research Fellow (SRF)        4      M. Tech. in SWCE/ IDE/LWRE/Water Resources Engineering/ RS & GIS or allied branches of SWCEShould have a minimum of 06 months work experience on handling RS&GIS software like ArcGIS, QGIS, ERDAS Imagine and hydrological simulation models like SWAT/MIKERs.31000/- +HRA@16% for 1st 02 years
    Rs.35000/- + HRA @16% after 02 years
      4    Software and Programming Expert (YP-II)      3  M. Tech.(CSE) / MCA/ M. Tech. RS & GIS or M. Tech in allied branches with specialized skill in DSS development and Programming in Python / Java / R/ MatlabShould have at least 06 months of work experience in development of DSS, Mobile Apps, web development and programming expertise in Python/Java/R/Matlab      35000/- fixed
      5    Accountant-cum- Office Assistant (YP-I)      1  B.Com or Graduation in any other discipline with experience of accounting and computer knowledge in MS Word/Excel/AccessShould have at least 06 months of work experience in PFMS accounting and good command over official correspondences in English.      25000/- fixed
    6    Computer Assistant (YP-I)    1MCA/BCA with adequate experience/B. Tech. (Computer Science) with knowledge of computer hardware, software & networkingShould have at least 06 months work experience in computer hardware, software & networking    25000/- fixed
    7  Project Assistant (YP-I)    3B. Tech. in Agril. Engg./Civil Engg./ B. Sc. (Ag.) with adequate experienceShould have adequate exposure to watershed activities, field instrumentation & crop science    25000/- fixed

Interested candidates are required to appear the walk-in-interview with their original certificates for verification.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The engagement will be on contractual basis and co-terminus with the project, and the incumbent shall not have any claim for any form of regular appointment under OUAT or Government.
  2. The upper age limit is 45 years (Age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/Women).
  3. Minimum age limit is 21 years.
  4. The candidates are required to submit the application as per the format given at ANNEXURE-I and duly signed along with self-attested copies of all the testimonials and age proof with a passport size photograph and experience certificate at the time of interview.
  • The candidate must also bring all the original certificates starting from HSCE / equivalent onwards and experience certificates with them, without which the candidate will not be allowed to appear the interview.
  • No objection certificate from the present employer, if any, is to be produced at the time of interview.
  • Concealing of facts or canvassing in any form shall lead to disqualification of the candidature or termination even after appointment.
  • The authority reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of positions depending upon the requirement of the project at the time of engagement or to cancel the interview without assigning any reason thereof.
  • The period of engagement of technical project staff in REWARD-Hydrology will be initially for a period of one year and may be extended further on yearly basis till the closure of the project subject to the satisfactory performance of the candidate.
  • The engagement may be terminated at any time without notice or assigning any reason thereof. The candidates may also leave the assignment, on their own volition, by giving one- month notice to the PI, REWARD-Hydrology. He/she will be relieved on acceptance of resignation else he/she has to deposit one-month remuneration. At the end of the contract period, the candidate will have no right to claim any employment or engagement in any manner under OUAT or Government.
  • Failure to maintain discipline/official protocol and failure to perform the assigned duties will make the candidate liable to termination during the appointment period.
  • Only those candidates fulfilling the essential qualification and desirable experiences in the fields as mentioned need to attend the walk-in interview.
  • No TA/DA will be paid to the applicants for appearing the interview.
  • Only the candidates having essential qualification and desirable experience would be entertained for the interview.
  • Candidates desirous of attending the walk in interview are requested to report at the venue positively before 10.30 AM. If for any particular position the number of applicants is more than 15, then the assessment would involve a written examination and skill test. In that situation the written test will start at 11 AM.

Interested candidates can attend the walk-in-interview as per the following schedule in the Committee room of the Dean of Research, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, OUAT, Bhubaneswar- 751003.

Research Associates and Senior Research Fellow: 21st June 2022 at 10.30 AM

Young Professional (YP) I & II: 22nd June 2022 at 10.30 AM

In case, there is a need to change the above schedule under some exigencies, it will be notified in the OUAT website. The interested candidates are advised to please check the OUAT website ( for any last minute changes / amendments.

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Job CategoryGeo-informatics, Govt GIS Jobs, RS and GIS

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