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Project Positions at Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata [7 Vacancies]: Apply by Dec 24

Project Positions at Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata [7 Vacancies]: Apply by Dec 24

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Applications are invited for the purely temporary posts of 01 Post Doctoral Fellow, 01 Project Associate, 03 Senior Research Fellow, 01 Field Assistant, and 01 Scientific Administrative-cum-Financial Assistant initially for one year but extendable maximum upto December 2022 based on performance and requirement in ZSI, under the project externally funded consultancy projects.
The Zoological Survey of India, founded on 1 July 1916 by the Government of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, as premier Indian organization in zoological research and studies to promote the survey, exploration, and research of the fauna in the country.

Post
  • Post Doctoral Fellow (01)
  • Project Associate (01)
  • Senior Research Fellow (03)
  • Field Assistant (01)
  • Scientific Administrative-cum-Financial Assistant (01)
Project Objectives
  • Study on habitat, population and movement ecology of large mammals in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh;
  • To develop and map biological corridors of large body mammalian species in the study landscape;
  • To access the biological diversity (vertebrate animals and plants) of the study landscape for conservation and management;
  • To understand the socio-economic status of the local communities and the assess the magnitude of human-wildlife conflicts in the study landscape through field surveys;
  • To develop conservation and management strategy for identified biological corridors in the study landscape.

The post details are given below.
 

1. Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) (01)
Qualification

Ph.D in Zoology/ Life Sciences/ Wildlife/ Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent. Prior post Ph.D. work experience of at least three years (3 Year) in Himalayan Region, Knowledge & experience in carnivore ecology/ experience in biological corridor mapping/ non-invasive DNA analysis/ climate change studies with at least two(3) relevant publication in SCI journal.
Proven experience in Data analysis, non-invasive genetic data analysis, GIS, GeoInformatics, Science writing and communication, organising workshops, seminar, symposium, training program etc. Age Limit: The upper age limit is 40 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules

Salary

Rs. 47,000/- + HRA as per rule
 

2. Project Associate (PA) (01)
Qualification

M.Sc. in Zoology/ Life Sciences/ Wildlife/ Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent. Prior work experience of at least three years (3 Year) in wildlife ecology/ habitat ecology. Must have Knowledge & experience in biological corridor mapping, geo-spatial studies with at least three (3) relevant publication in SCI journal. Proven experience in Data analysis, GIS, Science writing and communication, organising workshops, seminar, symposium, training program etc. Age Limit: The upper age limit is 35 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

Salary

Rs. 35,000/- consolidated
 
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3. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) (03)
Qualification

M.Sc. in Zoology/ Life Sciences/ Wildlife/ Environmental Sciences/ Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent. Prior work experience at least two years (2 Year) in wildlife ecology/ habitat ecology in the Indian Himalayan Region. Must have Knowledge & experience in field ecology. Data collection and analysis on vertebrate habitat ecology, occupancy surveys/ human-wildlife conflict surveys/ geo-informatics studies with at least one (1) relevant publication in SCI journal.
Proven experience in Data analysis, GIS, Science writing and communication, organising workshops, seminar, symposium, training program etc. Age Limit: The upper age limit is 32 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

Salary

Rs. 14000/- + HRA as per rule
 
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4. Field Assistant (01)
Qualification

B.Sc. Biological science/ Life Sciences/ Environmental Sciences/ Biodiversity & Conservation or equivalent. Desirable Experience: Prior work experience in wildlife field ecology in the Indian Himalayan Region. Must have Knowledge & experience in field sampling (camera trapping, transect surveys) and data collection on vertebrate habitat ecology, occupancy surveys/ human-wildlife conflict surveys. Proven experience in organising workshops, seminar, symposium, training program etc.
Age Limit: The upper age limit is 32 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

Salary

Rs. 15,000/- consolidated
 

5. Scientific-cum-Financial Assistant (SFA) (01)
Qualification

Master Degree in subject related to finance and at least two (2) years of working experience in project management at government organization. Desirable Experience: Experience in preparing the utilization certificate, technical proposals, stock register maintenance and contingent bills.
Age Limit: The upper age limit is 30 years as on last date of application submission. Age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.

Salary

Rs. 21,000/- consolidated
 

How to Apply?

Candidates should submit the duly filled-in applications with attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications, research experience, proof for date of birth etc., along with copies of mark sheets of all examinations and ‘No Objection Certificate’ from present employer (if employed) to The Director, Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata by Speed Post/ Registered Post super scribed on the top of the envelope Application for the post of SRF/ PDF/ PA-I/ SFA on or before 24th December 2020.
A virtual-interview will be held for selection of candidates at ZSI, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700053 on 29th December 2020, 10.00 AM onwards through an online link. The link will be shared with the shortlisted candidates. At the time of the verification of original documents (even after selection), if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to wilfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, such applicant will not be considered for selection and due action will be implemented.
 
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