Project Biologist jobs in Dehradun - Wildlife Institute of India

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  • 2018-12-20

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The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun is a premier national autonomous Institute of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India in the field of teaching, training and research in the area of wildlife conservation and Protected Area management. The Institute wishes to engage eight research personnel for various positions on contractual basis for the following projects and Tiger Cell:-

Essential Qualification : Post graduate degree in Zoology/Life Science/Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks from a recognized university.

Desirable Qualification : Candidates having field experience in conducting ecological research and monitoring will be given preference. Experience in animal abundance estimation, analytical skills and competency in ecological software is desirable.

Job description : The research fellow is expected to work in Tiger Landscapes in helping implement MSTrIPES in collaboration with the forest departments. The program MSTrIPES involves generating GPS based patrolling data for protecting tigers and their habitat and regular ecological status monitoring using camera traps, transect surveys, track plots and occupancy surveys. This information is then to be analyzed in a software system dedicated for this purpose to generate periodic reports to assist management and protection of Tiger Reserves. The job requires extensive traveling to forest interiors, wildlife areas and arduous terrains across India for longer durations.

Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 years for B.E./ B. Tech./M.Sc. and 28 years for B.Sc as on the date of application.

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  • Project Biologist
  • Zoologist
  • Life Science
  • Wildlife Science
  • Botanist
  • Forestry Science
  • Environmental Science


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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.


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