Junior Research Fellow (Sociology) jobs in Dehradun - Wildlife Institute of India

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The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is a premier autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, in the field of wildlife research, teaching and training. The Institute invites application from the Indian nationals for the following research personnel, through a Qualifying test followed by Interview(s).

Essential Qualification : Masters’ Degree in Social Sciences or related subjects with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University.

Desirable Qualification : Candidate(s) with prior experience in designing, conducting and analysing socioeconomic surveys are preferred. Experience of working in conservation field would be preferred. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions.

Description of work : The work involves developing village-level database of human, livestock populations along with conflict information. The project aims to find threshold values of human population, road density and habitat transformation parameters for coexistence with humans for the different large carnivore species. Evaluating effectiveness and applicability of mitigation measures is part of the project.

Age Limit : 28 years.

Website : http://www.wii.gov.in/

Reference Id : http://www.wii.gov.in/research_personnel_may_2019

Key Skills

  • Junior Research Fellow
  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Sociologist


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About Wildlife Institute of India

The Wildlife Institute of India is a premier National Institution in the field of Wildlife Research, Conservation, Training and Management. The Institute is looking for bright candidates for filling up of Group-A Scientific 05 (five) positions of ‘Scientist-C’ on Direct Recruitment (D.R.) basis. The applications are invited from citizens of India for filling up of the following posts:
Qualification : Master Degree in Wildlife Science/Life Sciences/Computer Science/Veterinary Sciences with 03 (THREE) years experience in wildlife research. OR Ph.D. in any of above fields with 01 (ONE) year experience in the above field.
Age: Not exceeding 31 years in case of candidates possessing Master’s degree and 34 years in case of candidates having Ph.D. degree as on last date of receipt of application.


Reference Id:http://www.wii.gov.in/research_personnel_may_2019

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