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03 August 2018

WII Floristic/Ecological surveys Project Walk INs

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Advt. No. WII/BSA/2018 

Recruitment of Junior Project Fellows (5 Positions) 

The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invite applications for engaging Project Fellows for the following projects. The process of selection of Project Fellows will include 1.5 hrs of written test followed by Interview on 13 August, 2018. 

Project 1: Ecological responses of flora and fauna to climate change in the TransHimalayan landscape with special reference to vulnerability and adaptations - GoIGEF-UNDP Third NATCOM 

Project Funding agency: UNDP and Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate 

Requirement: Three (3) JPFs purely on contractual basis for a period of ONE YEAR 

Location of Project site Ladakh, J&K and Himachal Pradesh 

Essential Qualification (EQ) Post Graduate Degree in Botany/Forestry/Environmental Science/Wildlife Science/Life sciences with 60% marks 

Desirable Qualification (DQ) Research experience on Floristic/Ecological surveys/Climate change/RS &GIS related studies in western Himalaya 

Work description Understand the effect of climatic variability on grazing grounds for wild and domestic ungulates – Resource dispersion and availability, interrelationship between the productivity and forage dependence by ungulates (wild and domestic) – Resource Utilization and Specificity and the nature of vulnerability to climate change adaptation by the local pastoral communities – Livelihood and Natural resource dependence vis a vis vulnerability 

Project 2: Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Soil Health through Microbial and Plant Communities in Alpine Ecosystems of Indian Himalayan Region- GoIGEF-UNDP Third NATCOM Project Funding agency: UNDP and Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change 

Requirement: One (1) JPF purely on contractual basis for a period of ONE YEAR 

Location of Project site WII Dehradun, with extensive traveling to alpine areas in the Indian Himalayan Region (Uttarakhand and Sikkim) 

Essential Qualification (EQ) Post Graduate Degree in Botany/ Environmental Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Forestry with minimum 60% marks 

Desirable Qualification (DQ) Experience of field work on sampling Himalayan vegetation micro-flora / soil and nutrient analysis Phenocam based study of plant phenology and analysis of responses of plants to climatic variation; Science writing and good communication skills 

Work description Required to assist in field research in the alpine ecosystems especially to conduct assessment of soil microbial health in the Indian Himalayan Region and other project related activities 

Project 3: Mainstreaming landscape approach for biodiversity conservation, improved livelihoods and ecosystem health in Kailash Sacred Landscape part of India 

Funding Agency: Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, through Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board 

Requirement: One (1) JPF purely on contractual basis for a period of ONE YEAR extendable for one more year depending upon the requirement 

Location of Project site WII Dehradun, with extensive traveling to remote parts of Kailash Sacred Landscape in India (Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand. 

Essential Qualification (EQ) Post Graduate Degree in Botany/ Environmental Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Forestry with minimum 60% marks 

Desirable Qualification (DQ) Experience of field work on sampling Himalayan vegetation, Socio-economic surveys Experience of working on in-situ and ex-situ conservation of medicinal plants / orchids 

Work description Required to prepare participatory natural resource management plans for the pilot villages in Kailash Sacred Landscape in India Age and Emoluments for above mentioned projects 

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