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WII 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Senior Project Associate and More Posts

WII 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Senior Project Associate and More Posts
Wildlife Institute of India 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. WII inviting applications for the positions of Senior Project Associate and more. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 30th September, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-
Senior Project Associate - 06 Posts
Post Doctoral Fellow/ Project Scientist I - 01 Post
Project Scientist I - 01 Posts
Project Associate I, Project Associate I/ II - 06 Posts

Qualification Details:
The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invites online application from INDIAN NATIONALS for engaging two (02) Post-doctoral Fellow/ Project Scientist – I, five (05) Senior Project Associate (Ecology), one (01) Senior Project Associate (Genetics), one (01) Project Associate – I (RS & GIS), one (01) Project Associate – I (Statistics), one (01) Project Associate – I/ II (Ecology) and three (03) Project Associate – I (Ecology), for various projects on purely contractual basis.

i. The period of the contractual engagement will initially be for a period of 01 (one) year, which is most likely to be extended based on the candidate’s performance and project needs. The EQ, DQ, age, monthly emoluments and other details of the position are as provided below:

1. Name of Project: Biodiversity impact assessment, wildlife study and preparation of wildlife passage plan for improvement and upgradation to 4- lane configuration of MeerutNazibabad section of NH-119, Uttar Pradesh

2. Duration: Six (06) months

3. Name and Number of the Position: Senior Project Associate (Ecology)

4. No of positions: one (01)

5. Essential Qualification:

Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND Minimum four (04) years of research experience in relevant field after Masters’ degree is required. Publications in peerreviewed journals in relevant field. OR Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University.

6. Desired Qualifications: Candidate(s) with prior experience in sampling design and animal abundance estimation are preferred. Prior experience of sampling using camera trapping, distance sampling and radiotelemetry. Knowledge of GIS and GPS is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions.

7. Description of Work: The project involves developing mitigation measures for road/ railway infrastructure. Field data collection along the linear infrastructure projects, analysis and report writing.

8. Monthly Emoluments: Rs. 42000 + HRA


1. Name of Project: Long term monitoring of tigers, co-predators and prey in tiger reserves and other tiger bearing areas of Vidarbha, Maharashtra

2. Duration: More than four (04) years

3. Name and Number of the Position: Senior Project Associate

4. No of positions: one (01)

5. Essential Qualification:

Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND Minimum four (04) years of research experience in relevant field after Masters’ degree is required. Publications in peerreviewed journals in relevant field. OR Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University

6. Desired Qualifications: Candidate(s) with prior experience in sampling design and animal abundance estimation are preferred. Prior experience of sampling using camera trapping, distance sampling and radiotelemetry. Knowledge of GIS and GPS is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions.

7. Description of Work: The work involves field monitoring of tiger, co-predators and their prey with techniques such as camera-trapping, distance sampling and radiotelemetry in TATR, Pench TR, NNTR, Melghat TR, Bor TR, Umred WLS and Tippeshwar WLS. The objectives of this study include demographic trends of carnivores and prey species, dispersal, and movement ecology of tigers.

8. Monthly Emoluments: Rs. 42000 + HRA


1. Name of Project: Long term monitoring of tigers, co-predators and prey in tiger reserves and other tiger bearing areas of Vidarbha, Maharashtra

2. Duration: More than four (04) years

3. Name and Number of the Position: Senior Project Associate (Genetics)

4. No of positions: one (01)

5. Essential Qualification:

Masters’ Degree in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genetics with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University AND Minimum four (04) years of research experience in relevant field after Masters’ degree is required. Publications in peerreviewed journals in relevant field. OR Doctoral Degree in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genetics from a recognized University

6. Desired Qualifications: Candidates with prior experience of working on non-invasive techniques of population genetics of wild animals. Knowledge of GIS and GPS is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work under rigorous conditions

7. Description of Work: The selected candidate will be working on the population genetics of large carnivores involving both lab and field work. The job involves training students for data generation from samples, performing analyses, and report writing

8. Monthly Emoluments: Rs. 42000 + HRA

9. Advt. No. WII/AE&CB/BH/Recruitment/2021-02

Age:
40 Years

General Terms and Conditions:
1. Incomplete applications/ application sent by post/ late applications are liable to be rejected.

2. Mere fulfilment of the minimum advertised qualification and experience requirement DOES NOT automatically entitle an applicant to be called for online essay test / interview. The decision of the Institute in all matters relating to
eligibility, acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained from any individual or his / her agency.

3. All the steps of the recruitment process will be conducted by a duly constituted Selection Committee. However, if the number of applications received for a particular post(s) is large, then Institute reserves the right to lay down any criteria for the purpose of short listing of the candidates for interview

4. All original documents/certificates must be produced at the time of joining for necessary verification. 

5. At the time of the verification of original documents or even after selection, if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to wilfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, such applicant will not be considered for selection and due action will be taken. 

6. Relaxation in upper age limit shall be allowed in accordance with the Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) OM No.1501282/2010-Estt. (D) dated 27.03.2012 as amended from time to time. However, the categories of upper age relaxations are as follows: 

a. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes up to 5 years.
b. Other Backward Class (OBC) up to 3 years. 

7. The positions advertised are purely temporary/ contractual for the project period only and will stand abolished after completion of the project. 

8. The tenure in the project will be governed by the Institute’s rules and regulations. 

9. After announcement of the results, the candidate should join the project immediately. 

10. The Director WII, reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason thereof.

Selection Process :
1. Candidates can apply for multiple positions if eligible. Please provide your preference while filling the online application.

2. Link to application form: https://mahadata.wii.gov.in/applicationform/sept2021_1/

3. Applications for positions of Project Associate – I, Project Associate – II and Senior Project Associate will undergo an initial scrutiny based on essential qualifications and age limit, and candidates who meet the same will have to write an online essay.

a. Final shortlisting for online interview will be done considering marks obtained in the essay writing, NET/ GATE qualification, percentage of marks in Bachelors and Masters, specialization relevance in Masters, research experience (Publications, Paper Presented in Workshops/ Seminars/ Symposiums/ Conferences) and extracurricular activities (as per WII rules).

4. Shortlisting for candidates to be called for online interview of applications for positions of Post-doctoral Fellow/ Project Scientist – I will be based on essential qualification, age limit, NET/ GATE qualification, percentage of marks in Bachelors and Masters, specialization relevance in Masters, research experience (Publications, Paper Presented in Workshops/ Seminars/ Symposiums/ Conferences) and extracurricular activities. They need not write the essay.

5. Link to write the online essay will be shared with the short-listed candidates via email/ SMS. Time given to write the essay will be one hour and the essay will have to comprise of about 400 words. The topic will be from the following broad subjects:

b. Ecology, Conservation Biology, Sampling techniques, Life Sciences, Conservation Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, GIS, Remote Sensing, Statistics, Road Ecology and their application in wildlife conservation and relevant conservation issues (100 marks). Candidates who have applied for multiple positions will attempt one essay only. Detailed instructions about the procedure will also be communicated via email to the shortlisted candidates

How to Apply :
1. Closing of online application: September 30, 2021 17:30 HRS

2. Online essay test: October 11, 2021 11:00 HRS

3. Online interview: Date(s) and link of the online interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates and uploaded on the WII website latest by October 22, 2021.

Official Notification


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