IISER Tirupati Agricultural Sciences Job Opening - Apply Now

IISER Tirupati Agricultural Sciences Job Opening – Apply Now

Advertisement No.: 28/2024
Recruitment for the post of “Senior Project Associate” under the DMNCT-funded project

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati is a premier autonomous institution established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, to promote high-quality science education and research in the country.

The Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following position on a contract basis:

Name of the post: Senior Project Associate

Name of the project: Eastern Ghats Biodiversity – outreach & capacity building

Description: This project aims to build capacity among local citizens regarding the biodiversity around them. It involves structured citizen science efforts to establish baselines on biodiversity in the Tirupati region.

Funding Agency: Duleep Matthai Nature Conservation Trust (DMNCT)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Robin V. Vijayan

Project Code: 30523161

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master’s Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences.
  • Four years’ experience in Research and Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and Services.


  • Experience conducting nature education work.
  • Ability to supervise people collecting data on biodiversity across various taxa (e.g. birds, butterflies, moths, plants).
  • Experience handling data and supervising data collection in an Atlas framework.
  • Experience supervising report and publication writing.

Fellowship: INR 42,000/- + 8% HRA

Age: Not more than 40 years on the closing date of the advertisement.

No. of post: One (1)

Tenure: The position is temporary for one year and renewable each year, subject to satisfactory performance, for a maximum of two years. The position is co-terminus with the project.

Walk-in-Interview: 10:00 AM, 21 May, 2024

How to Apply:

  1. Interested candidates should bring their application form in the prescribed format available below in this advertisement. No other application form will be accepted.
  2. A list of shortlisted candidates for further selection process will be notified through email only. Please mention an active mobile number and email ID in the application form.
  3. A recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience, etc., will be collected at an appropriate stage.
  4. The applicant will be responsible for the authenticity of information submitted, documents, and photographs. It is the candidate’s responsibility to assess his/her eligibility for the post(s) according to this advertisement. If it is detected at any time during the selection process or even after appointment that the candidate was not eligible as per the prescribed criteria in this advertisement, his/her candidature/appointment shall be liable to be canceled/terminated immediately.

Download the application format here

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