IISER Mohali Behavioural Ecology Project Vacancy ~ helpBIOTECH

14 June 2017

IISER Mohali Behavioural Ecology Project Vacancy


A project assistant position is available at the Behavioural Ecology Lab led by Dr. Manjari Jain at IISER, Mohali. Last Date for Application is June 30th 2017
Duration: 1 year, extendable on satisfactory performance. 3 months ‘probation on joining.
Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology
Salary: Consolidated salary of INR 20,000/- per month for the tenure of the project.
Medical Benefits: According to institute policies.
Eligibility: M.Sc./B. Tech./M. Tech, in any discipline of Science or Engineering. Candidates with experience in behavioural ecology, field ecology, mist-netting, bioacoustics will be preferred. Programing skill in C / C++ / MATLAB / R is desirable but not mandatory.
The project is mostly fieldwork-oriented and may involve travel to remote locations including forests. The work is physically demanding and candidate must be physically fit. Conditions in the field can be harsh and facilities available at field station may be limited at times. Thus, it is critical that the candidate is highly motivated and passionate about field-based research. Another part of the project will involve bird song analysis so candidates with previous experience in bioacoustics will be preferred.
How to apply?
Application must be sent by email ONLY.
Email should be sent to  drmanjarijain@gmail.com with the subject:
‘Application for Project Assistant Position’. Application package should contain:
1)      A cover letter stating your motivation (1 page),
2)      Detailed CV (it must contain complete academic details; field and research experience along with bioacoustics/ programing skills, if any, must be clearly stated)
3)      Name and contact of at least two referees.
All this must be sent in .doc or .pdf form (preferably in a single PDF). If required, shortlisted candidates will be emailed and informed and may be asked to appear for an interview (skype interview is also possible). No TA/DA will be paid. Applications will be accepted till June 30th 2017.

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