SACORN Coimbatore Plant/Animal Sciences JRF Openings

Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History
Anaikatty, Coimbatore – 641108, Tamil Nadu
Walk-in Interview to engage Junior Research Biologist
Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), a Centre of Excellence under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, in the field of Ornithology and Natural History. SACON wishes to engage THREE research personnel (Indian national only) for a time-bounded research project titled “Wetland Conservation in Noyyal and Bhavani River Basins” through a Walk-in Interview to be held at SACON on 05/08/2019.  The details of the available position along with essential and desirable qualifications and how to apply are given below:
Eligibility and experience required
Name of the PositionJunior Research Biologist (03);
AgeBelow 28 years on the stipulated last date for receiving applications;
DurationEight Months from the date of engagement and may be extended on the basis of performance or requirement;
Fellowship: Rs. 25,000/- consolidate per month;
Qualification and Experience: Minimum 55% in Masters’ Degree in Botany / Zoology / Environmental Science from a recognized University;
Desirable Qualification: 
i) Knowledge of wetland ecology or conservation science 
ii) Experience in identifying wetland flora / fauna
iii) Proficiency in spoken and written English, and 
iv) Knowledge of Computer software’s and GIS skill;
Description of Work: The selected candidate is expected to undertake detailed socio-economic and ecological surveys of wetlands as per the requirements of the project across the project sites in Tamil Nadu and assist the Principal Investigator in project activities;
How to Apply: The application form can be downloaded from the link Interested candidates, who fulfill all essential qualifications, can attend the Walk-in-Interview to be conducted at SACON on 05/08/2019. Candidates should report to the venue at 09.30 a.m. on the date of interview for registration and should submit duly filled-in application forms with recent passport-size photograph affixed, along with self-attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications, research experience, date of birth, community, extracurricular activities etc. All original documents in support of qualifications, age etc., should be produced at the time of interview for verification.
  1. Candidates applying for the above position should possess the Essential Qualification as per the details given.
  2. The upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and 3 years for OBC/Women and Physically Challenged category as per Central Government norms.
  3. Selected candidate will be engaged initially for a period mentioned against the advertised position. Subsequently his/her tenure may be extended depending upon the exigencies of work at sole discretion of the Centre and satisfactory performance of the candidate.
  4. Selected candidate may be allowed hostel accommodation at SACON as per availability. Other allowances and benefits to the research personnel would be admissible as per the rules.
  5. The selection of the candidate(s) will be based on the walk-in interview to be held at SACON, Moongilpallam, Anaikatty, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 05.08.2019. Candidates should report to the venue at 09.30 a.m. on the day of interview for registration.
  6. Canvassing in any form is liable to rejection of the candidature.
  7. The Centre will not provide accommodation for candidates appearing for the interview.
  1. The application form can be downloaded from the link
  1. The Director, SACON reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason.

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