NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HIMALAYAN ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
ALMORA 263 643, UTTARAKHAND
Applications are invited for the following purely project/contractual-based positions. The candidate with adequate qualification may appear for Walk-In-Interview on 22 August, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. onward at Kosi-Katarmal (Almora) campus of the Institute. Desirous candidate may forward an advance copy of the application to the Administrative Officer by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) clearly mentioning the position applied for. Candidates appearing for Interview should bring original copies (with xerox copy) of testimonials, biodata, publications etc along with an application. No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates appearing for the Interview.
Sl. No. -01- Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre on Himalayan Ecology of the Institute
Position Programme Officer (01 No.)
Emoluments @ 31,260/- fixed p.m.
Age* Maximum 45 Years
Eligibility 1 st class M.Sc. in Life Sciences along with good computer knowledge and 3 years experience
Desirable Ph.D or working for Ph.D. and Knowledge of document preparation
Sl. No. –05: NMHS-Indian Himalayan Timberline project (IHTP) Project Title: Timberline and Altitudinal Gradient Ecology of Himalayas, and Human Use Sustenance in a Warming Climate"
Position Junior Project Fellow (02 Nos.)
Emoluments Rs. 16,000/- p.m. for first 2 years and Rs. 18,000 pm for 3rd years + HRA @10%
Age* Maximum 28 Years
Eligibility Ist class Master degree in Botany/Forestry/Environmental Sciences/Computer Science WITH PG Diploma in RS & GIS Or Ist class Masters degree in RS & GIS WITH Bachelors Degree having any of the following subject at bachelor degree level BOTANY/FORESTRY/GEOGRAPHY
Desirable Vegetation Classification & Mapping Experience Knowledge of Computer Programming Language Nature of Duties Undertake extensive fieldwork in high altitude and snow clad areas of Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Sikkim states and conduct field research experimentation and surveys.
Sl. No. –07: DST-NMSHE Task Force-3 funded project Title: Forest Resource and Plant Biodiversity
Position Junior Research Fellow (01 No.)
Emoluments** @ Rs. 12,000/ Month +HRA @ Rs. 16,000/- pm + HRA for NET/GATE qualified Age* Maximum 28 Years
Eligibility First Class Masters degree in Botany/Forestry/ Environmental Sciences/ Biodiversity/Remote Sensing & GIS Nature of Duties & Responsibilities Field Research, data base development, data analysis and report writing/presentation Desirable Physically fit to work in the Himalayan Mountains and experience of working in the region
Sl. No. –08: ICIMOD funded project Title: Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI)
Position Researcher Level-II (RL-II) – 01
No. Emoluments @ Rs 18,000/Month fixed; In case of candidates with doctoral degree in relevant subject @ Rs. 22,000/ month fixed] Age Maximum 35 Years
Eligibility First Class Masters degree in Life (zoology/botany/forestry/biodiversity/Environmental Sciences/ and with consistently good academic records.
Nature of Duties & Responsibilities Conduct extensive field R&D activities; generate, analysis and synthesis of field data/ information; report preparation and timely submission
Data collection compilation/ analysis and synthesis
Desirable 2 years working experience (R&D) in areas of forest/grassland ecology/ ecosystem services/ resource assessment /plant-animal interaction/ pollination Ecology. Publications in peer reviewed journals Good communication skills and computer knowledge
Sl. No. –09: Uttarakhand Council of Biotechnology funded project Title: Quality plants production and promotion of cultivation of selected Himalayan medicinal plants for livelihood enhancement
Position Junior Research Fellow (01 No.)
Initially for one year Emoluments @ Rs. 12,000/ Per Month +HRA as per Institute norms Age Maximum 28 Years
Eligibility First Class Masters degree in Botany/Biotechnology/Biochemistry
Preference will be given to candidate with working experience in Himalayan region Job description and preference
Conduct intensive research in remote high altitude areas
Experience of tissue culture, biochemical and phytochemical analysis