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JOB POST: Research Personnels at WII, Dehradun [4 Vacancies]: Apply by Mar 23: Expired

The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invites application through written examination for engaging the Project Personnel for the Project entitled “Population Management of Species involved in Human-Wildlife conflict” funded by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India and “Biodiversity Monitoring Project WII – FES collaboration” on contractual basis.
The project “Population Management of Species involved in Human-Wildlife conflict” aims to develop appropriate mechanisms for population control of select wild animal species that are in conflict with humans. The project will be implemented in two phases that would involve developing and implementing a range of strategies including immunocontraception for managing wild animal populations.

Post details

  • Project Associate (2 Posts)

Qualification: M.Sc. in Ecology/ Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Forestry from a recognized University with 3 years of experience in behavioural ecology and/or human-wildlife conflict studies.
Work description: Required to stay at the proposed study areas for guiding team in behavioural monitoring and population estimation work. Designing study plans and to coordinate with the team.
Duration: 1 Year
Age: 40 Years (Age relaxation applicable as per GOI norms)
Salary: Rs. 42,000 + HRA (as admissible)

  • Project Fellow (1 Post)

Qualification: M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Life Science/ Biochemistry with one year experience of working in a Molecular Biology laboratory.
Work description: The Project Fellow will be required to work with biological samples (scat, blood and tissue sample), Biological sample collection from nearby/study area. Active participation and assistance in routine molecular biology laboratory work.
Duration: 1 Year
Age: 28 years
Salary: 31,000 + HRA (as admissible)

  • Data Scientist/Project Coordinator

Qualification: M.Sc. in life Sciences/Geoinformatics/Forestry/Wildlife Science with 5 years research experience after M.Sc OR Ph.D. in Life Sciences/ Geoinformatics/Forestry/Wildlife Science/ Forest Management/ Environmental Management with 2 years research experience.
Work description: Coordinating the development of MSTrIPES program, its implementation outside Tiger Reserve and Big Data Analysis.
Duration: 1 Year
Age: 28 Years
Salary: 50,000 + HRA (as admissible)

Important dates

  • The online registration process will open on 5th February 2020, 0930 hours onwards and close on 23rd March 2020 which will be the last date of receipt of applications.
  • Result of the written exam will be announced by the evening of 30th March 2020 at the Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 31st March 2020, 1000 hours onwards.


Email: pallavisharma[at]wii.gov.in
Tel Number: 0135-2646203

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