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Research Fellow/junior Research Biologist Jobs in Chennai - SACON

Chennai
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Last Date to Apply: 17-12-2019
Research Fellow/Junior Research Biologist - Job Details Date of Posting: 28-11-2019

Research Fellow/Junior Research Biologist  job recruitment in Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

Project title: Smooth-coated otter as an ecological indicator of riparian habitat ecosystem.

Research Fellow /01 No

Essential Qualification: i) Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/Wildlife Biology/Ecology/Zoology/Life Sciences/Environmental Science/Biodiversity and Conservation and related subjects from a recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 55% marks or above; 


Desirable Qualification: i) Prior experience in field ecological surveys and habitat assessment in freshwater ecosystems and riparian habitats; ii) Proficiency in English with excellent written and communication skills and ability to write and publish scientific papers; iii) Familiarity with GIS software and statistical analysis;

Work Description: i) The selected candidate should undertake extensive field surveys independently in the riparian habitat of Coimbatore Forest Division; ii) identify the signs/tracks of Otter and study its behavior, iii). Assess the  water quality and conduct socio-economic surveys

Emoluments: Rs.20,000/- (consolidated) per month. 


Age:  Below 28 years as on 17.12.2019.

Project title “Assessment of status, distribution, and threats to the population of threatened Sarus Crane Antigone antigone in Gujarat.

Name of the position: Junior Research Biologist (01)

Age: Below 28 years as on 17.12.2019. The upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and 3 years for OBC/Women and physically challenged category as per central Govt. norms. 

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000 + HRA, per month.

Essential Qualification:    Master’s Degree in Wildlife Science/Wildlife Biology/ Zoology/ Environmental Science from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks or above.

Desirable Qualification: i) One year experience after PG Degree in field and or laboratory in ecological / ecotoxicological studies ii) Proficiency in English. 

Project title “Assessment of status, distribution, and threats to the population of threatened Sarus Crane Antigone antigone in Uttar Pradesh.

Junior Research Biologist /(01).

Age: Below 28 years as on 17.12.2019. The upper age limit may be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and 3 years for OBC/Women and physically challenged category as per central Govt. norms.

Duration :  up to 31.03.2020.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000 + HRA, per month.

Essential  Qualification:    Master’s Degree in Chemistry / Biochemistry from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks or above. 

Desirable Qualificaiton: i) One year experience after PG Degree in handling instruments used in qualifying and quantifying environmental contaminants in different biological and non-biological matrices, ii) Proficiency in English.

Work Description: i) The selected candidate shall process and analyze different biological and non-biological samples for environmental contaminants using analytical instruments in the laboratory, ii) collect biological and non-biological samples from different parts of UP and, iii) analyze data and prepare reports


How To Apply For Research Fellow/Junior Research Biologist  job recruitment in Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

The selection of the candidate(s) will be based on the Walk-in interview to be held at SACON, Moongilpallam, Anaikatty, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 17.12.2019. 

Duly filled-in applications along with self-attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications, research experience, date of birth, extracurricular activities etc. should be submitted at the interview venue. All original documents in support of qualifications, age etc should be produced at the time of interview for verification.



About SACON

SACON is located at Anaikatty 24 kms northwest of Coimbatore on the way to Silent Valley. In its 55 acres of land with rolling hills, narrow streams and degraded and scrub forests, it has built up around 37,000 sq. ft of buildings for housing the office, laboratory, library, common facilities and hostel for a few students.