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Last Date to Apply: 10-06-2019
Project Fellow / Project Assistant/ Research Assistant/ JRF - Job Details Date of Posting: 20-05-2019

Project Fellow / Project Assistant/ Research Assistant/ JRF  job Position in Wildlife Institute of India (WII)

Name of Project :  Developing a collaborative management strategy for conservation of tigers in North East India, Component 1: Status and Conservation of Tigers and Their Habitats in Hill Ranges of North East India with special reference to Mishmi Hills, Manipur and Nagaland

Project Fellow

No. of Posts :  06

Qualification :  Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Social Science/ Environmental Sciences/ Statistics/Anthropology from a recognized University and minimum one year work experience in similar field.

Desirable : Preferably having experience/interest in: natural history of north-east India, wildlife surveys, camera trapping, socio-cultural surveys, quantitative methods, R, GIS-RS and most importantly keen desire to carryout arduous field work in the remote and rugged landscape of north east India under extreme cold or rainy conditions with minimal logistic support.

Fellowship :  Rs.25000 +HRA (as admissible)

Project Assistant

No. of Posts :  03

Qualification :  Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Desirable : Good command over written and spoken English, Interest to carry out both desk based and field based research.

Fellowship :  Rs.20000 (Consolidated)


Name of Project :
  An integrated approach for conservation of Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) in North East India: Linking species ecology and traditional ecological knowledge

Junior Research Fellow

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Social Science/ Environmental Sciences/ Statistics/ Anthropology with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University.

Desirable : Preferably having experience/interest in: natural history of north-east India, wildlife surveys, camera trapping, movement ecology, socio-cultural surveys, quantitative methods, R, GIS-RS and most importantly keen desire to carryout arduous field work in the remote and rugged landscape of north east India under extreme cold or rainy conditions with minimal logistic support

Fellowship :  Rs.31000 +HRA (as admissible) (for first 2 years) 35000+HRA (for 3 rd year subject to satisfactory performance)

Research Assistant

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline related to Biological Science/Life Science/Ecological Sciences from a recognized university.

Desirable : Good command over written and spoken English, Interest to carry out both desk based and field based research.

Fellowship :  Rs.22000 (consolidated)


Junior Technical Assistant

Name of Project :  Atlas of colonial nesting waterbirds in the east coast states of India

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline related to Biological Science/Life Science/Ecological Sciences from a recognized university.

Desirable : Good command over written and spoken English, Interest to carry out both desk based and field based research.

Fellowship :  Rs.16000 +HRA (as admissible)

Junior Research Fellow

Name of Project :  Biogeography of Eastern Borderland in India: Evidence from Ectotherms

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Master’s degree in Wildlife Biology / Zoology/ Molecular Biology/ Environmental Science/Life Sciences with 60% aggregate marks and above from a recognized university.

Desirable : 1. CSIR-JRF. UGC-NET cleared Candidates 2. Field Experience in Herpetological research and handling herpetofauna. 3. Keen desire to carryout fieldwork in remote Northeast India with minimum logistics

Fellowship :  Rs.31000 +HRA (as admissible) (for first 2 years) Rs.35000 +HRA (for 3rd year subject to satisfactory performance


Name of Project :  Wildlife Forensics and Conservation Genetics Cell

Forensic Researchers

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  M.Sc. in Biotechnology/Genetics/Animal Genetics/ Life Sciences from recognized university with 60% aggregate marks and above.

Desirable : Candidate with the experience of working in a genetics lab is desirable for this position. A candidate with CSIR/UGC fellowship would be preferred.

Fellowship :  Rs.25,000 +HRA (as admissible)

Research Associate-I

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Ph.D. Degree in the field of Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Animal Genetics

Desirable :  Candidate with the experience of working in a genetics lab is desirable for this position.

Fellowship :  Rs.47,000 +HRA (as admissible)


Name of Project :  Status Survey and Genetic Study of eastern Hog Deer (Axis porcinus annamiticus) populations in northeast India

Junior Research Fellow- (Genetics Component)

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  M.Sc. in Biotechnology/Genetics/Animal Genetics/ Life Sciences from recognized university with 60% aggregate marks and above.

Desirable :  Candidate with the experience of working in a genetics lab is desirable for this position. A candidate with CSIR/UGC fellowship would be preferred.

Fellowship :  Rs.31,000 + HRA (as admissible)

Junior Research Fellow Ecology Component

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  M.Sc. in Zoology/ Life Sciences from recognized university with 60% aggregate marks and above.

Desirable :  Candidate with the experience of working in an animal ecological study related project is desirable for this position. A candidate from Manipur/Tripura/Mizoram state will be preferred. A candidate with CSIR/UGC fellowship would be given preference.

Fellowship :  Rs.31000 +HRA (as admissible)


Project Fellow (Human dimension)

Name of Project :  Promoting community participation in conservation and conflict resolution in the fringe villages of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve through Eco development.

No. of Posts :  02

Qualification :  Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences or management/ Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development/ Political sciences/ Statistics/ Anthropology/ Sociology/ Social Science/ Economics or related subjects from a recognized university and minimum one year work experience in similar field.

Desirable :  >1 year experience of working on community participation in natural resource management, protected area – people interface, socioeconomic surveys or any aspects of human dimension in wildlife conservation.

Fellowship :  Rs.25000 +HRA (as admissible)


Name of Project :  Connecting the dots: finding dispersal corridors for tiger in Kaziranga – Karbi Anglong landscape.

Project Fellow (Ecology)

No. of Posts :  02

Qualification :  Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences or management/ Biodiversity conservation from a recognized university and minimum one year work experience in similar field.

Desirable :  >1 year experience of wildlife surveys, camera trapping, habitat assessment.

Fellowship :  Rs.25000 +HRA (as admissible)

Project Fellow (Spatial analyst)

No. of Post :  01

Qualification :  Master's degree in Wildlife Sciences/ Environmental Science or management / Geoinformatics / M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS or related subjects from a recognized university and minimum one year work experience in similar field.

Desirable :  Experience of working on application of GIS and Remote Sensing technology in the assessment of wildlife habitat.

Fellowship :  Rs.25000 +HRA (as admissible)


Project Fellow (Conservation genetics)

No. of Post :  01

Qualification : Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Zoology/ Life Science/ Biotechnology/ Environmental Sciences or management from a recognized university and minimum one year work experience in similar field.

Desirable : >1 year experience of working on the population genetics of large mammals using various molecular markers, having experience of handling microsatellite markers and large genomes.

Fellowship :  Rs.25000 +HRA (as admissible)

Application Fee

a. Applicants/candidates are required to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs. 500/- per project.

b. Rs. 45/- extra would be charged as service charges of online payment. Hence the total amount to be paid for registration is Rs. 545/- (Five hundred forty five only)

c. Candidates are required to make application fee payment through debit card/credit card/net-banking (service charges apply for all banks will be borne by the candidates). The candidates will be automatically/redirected to make online payment (wherever fee is applicable) once the form is successfully completed. No other mode of payment will be accepted.

d. Application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates are therefore requested to verify their eligibility before payment of application fee.

Selection Process : Online Examination

Examination Centres :   Online Examination will be held at test centres in following cities: i) Bengaluru ii) Bhopal iii) Lucknow iv) Dehradun v) Guwahati vi) Hyderabad vii) Jammu viii) Kolkata ix) Mumbai x) Delhi.


How To Apply ForProject Fellow / Project Assistant/ Research Assistant/ JRF  job Position in Wildlife Institute of India (WII)

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About Wildlife Institute of India WII

Established in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management. The Institute is actively engaged in research across the breadth of the country on biodiversity related issues. The Institute's idyllic campus that has been carefully developed to create state of the art infrastructure encourages scholarly work.