A Junior Research Fellow position is available in a Project on Forest Landscape Ecology of the Teesta Valley of the Sikkim Himalaya. The position will be funded by the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) and based at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata. The project will involve extensive field-based of studies vegetation characteristics, in continuation of a long-term study. Candidates with knowledge and experience in tropical forest ecology, field botany, and technical skills in GIS/RS would be highly preferred. The candidate will be required to spend extensive periods in the Sikkim Himalaya during the field-work season and at IISER Kolkata campus during other times. The appointment will be for a period of one-year and extendable up to 3-years subject to performance and project imperatives. For further details of the project, please write to Dr. Robert John Chandran (email@example.com).
Qualifications: Candidates with M.Sc./M.Phil./M.Tech in Ecology/Botany/Environmental Science/Geography/Forestry/GIS-RS/ with atleast 55% marks, and with some field research experience may apply. Fellowship will be per MoEF & CC Guidelines.
Interview: The walk in interview will be held in Room B06, Biology Prefab, IISERK, Mohanpur Campus on Monday, July 25, 2016 starting at 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. For details on how to reach IISERK Campus please visithttp://www.iiserkol.ac.in/contactus/how-to-reach
Note: No TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview.