The Animal Behavior and Cognition Programme invites applications from eligible candidates for the following post in a DST-CSRI funded project: “Food Object Recognition in Primates” under Prof. Sindhu Radhakrishna, School of Natural Sciences & Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore – 560012.
Qualifications & Experience Required
Masters degree in Zoology/Biology/Environmental Science or a related subject. Candidates should have preferably qualified in the National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship, and GATE. Other exceptional candidates who have qualified national level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, IISc IISER etc are also encouraged to apply.
Requirement: Familiarity with and knowledge of animal/primate behavioural sampling techniques. The candidate selected for the post would have the possibility of registering for a PhD degree depending upon satisfactory progress of work and fulfilment of the requirements for PhD registration. Such students will work in NIAS and will be registered for the PhD degree with either with the University of Mysore or Manipal University.
How to apply?
Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae electronically along with the following documents:- Covering letter, Statement of Purpose and Copy of degree certificate. The deadline for receiving applications is 31 May, 2020. Short-listed candidates will be invited to NIAS for an interview.
National Institute of Advanced Studies
Indian Institute of Science Campus
Bangalore-560, 012, India