BNHS Mumbai Wildlife Science/Zoology JRF Openings

Bombay Natural History Society
Mumbai 

invites application for engaging Junior Research Fellows for the “Long Term Ecological Monitoring of Eastern Seascape of Mumbai and Formulating a Conservation Blueprint for the Sewri–Nhava Seascape”. Essential and Desirable qualifications are as follows: 

(A) JRF Ornithology 

1. Positions Junior Research Fellow (3) Ornithology 

2 Emoluments Rs. 20,000 CTS, Health and accident insurance policy and basic accommodation facility on sharing basis. 

3. Duration Initially for one years (performance based). Those who will be selected for Ph. D. will get 5-year tenure 

4. Type of engagement Purely on contractual basis 

5. Essential Qualification 

1. Post Graduate Degree in Wildlife Science/Zoology/ Marine Biology/Life Sciences/Biodiversity and Conservation/ Environmental Science from a recognized university. 
2. A sound knowledge of wader identification and various bird count methods 

6. Desirable Qualification 

1. Experience/interest in intensive field work for bird surveys, bird ringing, and bird behaviour studies. 2. Basic knowledge of statistics.
3. Good writing and communication skills. 

7. Task Description 

1. Field data collection on bird communities, bird ringing, monitoring of bird behaviours. 
2. Report writing 

8. Age Limit Up to 28 years 

9. Ph. D. positions Selected candidates will be entitled to register for Ph. D. from Mumbai University after qualifying PET (Zoology) under this project. 

10. Other Selected candidates will be posted in Mumbai and need to undertake field work around Sewri–Nhava Seascape. 

(B) JRF Marine benthic studies 1. Positions 

Junior Research Fellow (2) Marine benthic studies 2 

Emoluments Rs. 20,000 CTS, Health and accident insurance policy and basic accommodation facility on sharing basis. 

3. Duration Initially for one years (performance based). Those who will be selected for Ph. D. will get 5-year tenure 

4. Type of engagement Purely on contractual basis 

5. Essential Qualification 

1. Post Graduate Degree in Wildlife Science/Zoology/ Marine Biology/Life Sciences/Biodiversity and Conservation/ Environmental Science from a recognized university. 
2. A sound knowledge of marine benthic communities, identification and analysis 

6. Desirable Qualification 

1. Experience/interest in intensive benthos sample collection and analysis. 
2. Water quality analysis. 
3. Basic knowledge of statistics. 
4. Good writing and communication skills. 

7. Task Description 

1. Management for sample collections /analysis for benthos/plankton/water parameters/ 
2. Sample collection and data analysis for water/sediment quality (pollutants and heavy metals). 
3. Report writing 

8. Age Limit Up to 28 years 

9. Ph. D. positions Selected candidates will be entitled to register for Ph. D. from Mumbai University after qualifying PET (Zoology) under this project. 

10. Other Selected candidates will be posted in Mumbai and need to undertake field work around Sewri–Nhava Seascape. 

General Instructions 

1. Interested candidates can send their application via email as per attached format along with a detailed CV within 08 days with application in giving two references at HR Dept. Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, Opp. Lion Gate, Mumbai – 400001 Tel. 22821811. Email: hr@bnhs.org 
2. Interviews will be conducted via video calls. Selected candidates will receive details of online interviews. 
3. BNHS reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason thereof. 
4. Application received after 27th September 2020 will not be accepted. 


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