IISER Kolkata SERB Biological Sciences JRF Vacancy Available
Junior Research Fellow vacancy for candidates with a background in Biological Sciences. IISER Kolkata is hiring MSc candidates for a research fellow job. Job for MSc candidates at IISER Kolkata. MSc Biological Sciences Junior Research Fellow Jobs. Interested and eligible candidates can check out all of the details on the same below:
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Job Name: Junior Research Fellow
No. of Posts: 01
Name of Project: Project investigating life histories and growth-defense tradeoffs in grass species of the Manas Terai Ecosystem, Assam.
About the Project:
The Research Fellow is expected to spend extended periods on fieldwork in Manas National Park and at the IISER Kolkata laboratories. The project will involve extensive field-based of studies of these distributions of grass species, ecophysiological measurements, and laboratory chemical analyses. Candidates with experience in field botanical research in tropical grasslands or forests, and ecological comprehension of plant life histories, competition and succession would be favoured.
Duration: The initial appointment is for a yearlong, extendable up to 3 years based on research and performance interests.
Qualification: Candidates must have M.Sc. /M.Phil. /M. Tech at Biological Sciences/Ecology/Botany/Environmental Science/Geography/Forestry/ or closely allied subjects, together with at least 55% marks, also ought to have qualified at least national level examination like NET-LS, GATE, JGEEBILS, or equivalent exams.
Salary: Fellowship will soon be per SERB-DST guidelines, which can be Rs. 31,000/- per month and 24 percent HRA.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates have to first write an email (with Subject line “JRF-Manas”) to Dr Robert John Chandran ([email protected]) with a comprehensive CV (academic qualifications, technical skills, relevant research experience, and any accomplishments). Only applicants that fulfil the needs will be invited to appear for an interview on location at IISER Kolkata. Walk-in candidates won’t be entertained.
Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be asked to appear for an interview. The interview will be held at IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus on July 12th, 2019 (Friday) starting at 11:00 AM. Info about IISER Kolkata could be obtained in www.iiserkol.ac.in
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