WII Project Openings 2023

WII Project Openings 2023 For MSc, PhD – Applications Invited

WII Project Openings 2023 For MSc, PhD – Applications Invited. MSc Jobs. MSc Zoology, Botany and Life Sciences job openings. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

(An Autonomous Institution of Ministry of Environment, Forest,
and Climate Change, Government of India)
Chandrabani, Dehradun- 248001, India
EPBAX: 0135-2646112, FAX: 2640117
Website: www.wii.gov.in Email: [email protected]

Adv No. : WHM/Vet/401/Gaur-STR (Part)

Advertisement for the Engagement of Project Personnel in the project “Gaur Reintroduction Plan 2022-27: Establishment of Gaur (Bos gaurus gaurus) in Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh”

Post I

Position Name: Senior Project Associate (Ecology)

No. of posts – 01

Upper age limit – 40

Duration – Three years extendable depending upon the requirement and performance of the candidate.

Essential Qualification (EQ):  Master’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND a Minimum of four (04) years of research experience after a Master’s degree is required.

Desirable Qualification (DQ): Candidate(s) with prior experience in Telemetry, Spatial analyses and predictive modelling involving Remote Sensing and GIS tools. Prior experience of

sampling using camera trapping, distance sampling and radio telemetry. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions.

Description of Work – The candidate will lead the research activities in the field. The work also involves field monitoring of reintroduced gaur and other conspecifics with techniques such as camera-trapping, telemetry and distance sampling in tiger reserves. Analysis and handling of scientific data and report writing.

Emoluments & Location: 42,000/- + HRA (as applicable)

Post II

Position Name: Project Associate – II (Ecology)

No. of posts – 01

Upper age limit – 35

Duration – Three years extendable depending upon the requirement and performance of the candidate.

Essential Qualification (EQ): Master’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND a Minimum of two (02) years of research experience after a Master’s degree is required.

Desirable Qualification (DQ): Candidate(s) with prior experience in sampling design and animal abundance estimation are preferred. Prior experience of sampling using camera trapping, distance sampling and radio telemetry. Knowledge of GIS and GPS is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions.

Description of Work – The work involves field monitoring of reintroduced gaur and other conspecifics with techniques such as camera-trapping, telemetry and distance sampling in tiger reserves. Analysis and handling scientific data and report writing.

Emoluments & Location: 35,000/- + HRA (as applicable)

Mode of selection:

  1. The selection of the candidates will be in accordance with the performance in the interview and in order of merit as decided by the Interview Committee. All original documents should be produced at the time of the interview. The decision of the Institute’s Committee in all matters relating to eligibility, work experience, acceptance or rejection of the application will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained from any individual.
  2. The candidates are required to submit their completed application forms in PDF format, with accompanying attachments, by email (with the subject line: “Application for the post of ________ (post name) for __________________(Project name)” to <[email protected]> not later than 1700 hrs on 28.02.2023. A hard copy of the application along with attachments (with the subject line: “Application for the post of _______________(post name) in ________________” should be sent to The Registrar, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand by post which should reach the Institute on or before 1700 hrs on 28.02.2023.
  3. Application forms need to be typed according to the prescribed format and must be accompanied by self attested: (a) Scanned copies of educational qualifications, and (b) Scanned copies of experience letter/ certificate, failing which applications will not be considered.
  4. If a candidate is applying for more than one post, if eligible, separate applications have to be submitted for every post applied for.
  5. The applications received will be rejected by the Institute, if (i) receive after the deadline, (ii) not in the prescribed application format, (iii) self-attested documents of qualification, date of birth & experience are not attached or (iv) received without said subject line in e-mail/ post.
  6. Mere fulfilment of the minimum advertised qualifications and experience requirement DOES NOT automatically entitle an applicant to be called for an interview.
  7. The shortlisting of candidates will be based on a combination of Essential and Desirable Qualifications mentioned in the advertisement. The shortlisted candidates will be notified (through email and website notification) for online/personal interviews.
  8. At the time of verification of original documents, if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to wilfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, his/her candidature will not be considered.
  9. The positions advertised are purely temporary/ contractual for the project period only and will stand abolished after completion of the project.
  10. The tenure of the project will be governed by the Institute’s rules and regulations.
  11. Relaxation in Age will be given as per Govt. of India norms.
  12. After the announcement of the results, the candidate should join the project immediately.
  13. The headquarters for the above posts would be the various field sites in remote areas or at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun. The selected candidate would be liable to serve at any field location or task decided by the Institute as per functional needs.
  14. The initial offer of appointment will be for one year which would be extended depending upon annual performance assessment, functional needs of the project, and availability of project funds and up to project tenure.
  15. The Director, WII reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason thereof. Registrar Wildlife Institute of India

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