Assam University Ecology/Botany Field Investigator Openings


Applications are invited from Indian nationals for purely project based temporary position of Field Investigators for Thematic Studies being conducted by the Consortium of Central Universities in Himalayan States by Assam University sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Central University Division, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. 

Candidate having appropriate qualifications in relevant subject/specialization with consistently good academic records and experience may submit online application. The total number of vacancy is 9 (2 field investigator x 4 themes +1 field investigator x1 theme) and the recruitment will be done for a period of four months only. The nature of duties comprise to collect field/village level information by working in remote villages and tough mountainous conditions of Dima Haso and Karbi Anglong districts of Assam. Therefore, only physically fit candidates are advised to apply. 

Preference will be given to the candidate having experience of fieldwork, survey, data collection and analysis. The emoluments for each position is Rs. 15000/- per month (all-inclusive). Age limit for the position is 35 years. Relaxation for SC/ST/Women/PH and OBC as per Govt. of India norms. The essential qualification for the positions is given below. 

Theme 2: Agro-ecology in Himalayan states with special emphasis on marketing 02 

Master degree in Ecology & Envtl. Sc./Forestry/Botany or allied subjects Or MBA in Agribusiness/ Marketing management 

Theme 3: Development of eco-friendly and cost effective tourism in hills 

02 Master degree in Ecology & Envtl. Sc./Social Science or allied subjects / MBA in Tourism or allied subjects 

The last date of the receipt of the online application is 10/02/2021. 

Interested candidates may submit application with required attachment through the link 

Prof. Niranjan Roy 
Project Coordinator 
Assam University, 
Central Univ. Consortium 

For any additional information and inquiry, please contact Dr. Arun Jyoti Nath Mobile: 7636023026 Email:

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