IISER-Tirupati Animal Ecology Project Openings


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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country. 

The Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following position on contract basis: 

Junior Research Fellow / Project Associate -1/ Project Assistant 

Name of the project Biogeography of peninsular Indian birds 

Description: This project aims to examine the biogeography of peninsular Indian birds using field-collected blood samples from various wild birds. 

Project involves long durations of field work, while working in tough conditions to capture and collect blood samples from birds www.iisertirupati.ac.in/people/faculty/robin.html 

Funding Agency SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India 

Principal Investigator Dr. Robin Vijayan Project Code 30218028 

Minimum qualifications Bachelors (or) Masters (or) equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade. 

Experience conducting field work for over 6 months. 


 Candidates having worked on birds, with mist-netting and bird handling experience 
 Candidates with 4-wheeler driving experience. 


 JRF: Candidates who have qualified any of the national level test like CSIR / UGC – NET / GATE etc. with valid score in score card is eligible for remuneration of Rs. 31000/- + 8% HRA per month (Consolidated). 
 Project Associate-1: Candidates who have completed their Masters are eligible for remuneration of Rs. 31000/- + 8% HRA per month (Consolidated) 
 Others will be eligible for Rs.20,000/- + 8% HRA per month or as according to GoI norms, based on their academic qualification. 

Tenure The position is temporary for a period of nine months (or) coterminus with the project, whichever is earlier. Last date 5.00 P.M. on December 20, 2020 

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