WII Wildlife Science/Ecology RA Openings 2021 January


The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun invites application for engagement of the following Project Personnel in the Project “Development of Landscape Management Plan for the SECURE Himalaya Landscapes in Uttarakhand” purely on contractual basis for a period of 6 months. The project “Securing livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems” commonly known as the “SECURE Himalaya Project” proposes a paradigm shift from the current conservation practices to demonstrate a new approach of landscape-based conservation in select regions of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR). To achieve the salient project objectives for the two identified SECURE Landscapes in the state of Uttarakhand (i.e. the Gangotri-Govind and the Darma-Byans-Chaudans landscape), several different project components were formulated, and were carried out in a largely independent capacity by independent agencies. The project aims to develop a participatory, landscape-level management plan for the SECURE Landscapes of Uttarakhand by consolidating the findings and recommendations of inter-dependent and mutually nonexclusive reports of these agencies The EQ, DQ and other details of the Project Personnel are listed below: 

1 Engagement Position Senior Project Associate 

2 Essential Qualification (EQ) Ph.D., in Wildlife Science /Ecology or related subjects. OR Post Graduate Degree in Wildlife Science /Ecology or related subjects with at least four years of research experience 

3 Desirable Qualification (DQ) Experience/ knowledge of Landscape based conservation assessment, working with stakeholders, and proven abilities of writing skills 

4 Work description Assist faculty and experts in various activities of the project at field sites / HQ, coordinate work with team of researchers, conducting workshops, stakeholder consultations, writing reports, plans, preparation of maps, presentations and other related activities. 

5 Duration Three months 

6 Location of Project sites HQ and at field sites in Uttarakhand 

7 Age Not exceeding 40 years as on the date of interview. Upper age limit in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories may be relaxed as per the rules. 

8 Emoluments Rs 48,000/- month (consolidated) 

1 Engagement Position Project Associate - I 

2 Essential Qualification (EQ) M.Sc in Wildlife Science /Zoology/ Botany / Forestry Environmental Science or Management or related subjects. 

3 Desirable Qualification (DQ) Experience in the Himalayan region, working with stakeholders, and proven abilities of writing skills 

4 Work description Assist faculty and experts in various activities of the project at field sites / HQ, data collection/ compilation, assistance during workshops, stakeholder consultations, writing reports, plans, preparation of maps, presentations and other related activities. 

5 Duration 6 months 6 Location of Project sites HQ and field sites in Uttarakhand 

7 Age Not exceeding 30 years as on the date of interview. Upper age limit in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories may be relaxed as per the rules. 

8 Emoluments Rs 35,000/- month (Consolidated) 

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