JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - 695 562
JRF/JPF positions in Conservation Biology
Project titled “Patterns of tree cavity occurrence and use by vertebrates in tropical forests of the Western Ghats: a community web approach and its implications in forest management” funded by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India.
No. of posts: Two
Qualifications: Post-graduate degree in Zoology/Wildlife Biology/Ecology/Forestry/ or related discipline with minimum 55% marks and NET qualification. In case NET qualified candidates are not available, non-NET candidates may be appointed as Junior Project Fellows.
Desirable: Experience in ecological research and good physique to conduct continuous fieldwork in difficult terrains of tropical forests for weeks together.
Candidates with strong research aptitude will be encouraged for Ph.D. registration.
Fellowship: Junior Research Fellow: 25000/ p.m. + HRA, Junior Project Fellow: 16000/ p.m. + HRA. Other service conditions are as per the guidelines and rules of MoEF & CC and JNTBGRI.
How to apply: Candidates may submit their applications in the prescribed format attached along with copies of educational/professional qualifications and a brief note on your research interests/experience. Completed applications should reach: The Coordinator, Project Coordination Cell, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695562 on or before 25.12.2016. The envelop should be super scribed as “Application for the post of JRF, MoEF & CC funded Tree Cavity Project” The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. The date of the interview will be intimated by e-mail only. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from candidates for not being called for interview, conduct and results of the interview.
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