The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun invites application for engagement of the following Project Personnel in the Project “Conservation Status, Habitat evaluation and Conflicts of Sloth bear in Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand” purely on contractual basis for a period of 6 months.
The project aims to assess the status and distribution of sloth bears and evaluation of sloth bear habitats in Palkot WS and the Human-Sloth bear Conflicts in and around the Sanctuary in order to develop plans for habitat improvement and monitoring high conflict areas to reduce conflicts.
Project Intern (03 positions)
Essential Qualification (EQ): Graduate Degree in Biological Sciences
Desirable Qualification (DQ): Knowledge/experience on field research
Work description: Assist Project Personnel in field work pertaining to sloth bear distribution and population assessment, habitat evaluation and Human-Sloth bear conflicts in Palkot WS. Data entry, assistance in data analysis, report writing and associated activities.
Duration: 6 months (full time)
Location of Project sites: HQ and field sites in Jharkhand
Age: Not exceeding 30 years as on the date of interview. Upper age limit in case of applicants belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC categories may be relaxed as per the rules.
Emoluments: Rs 10,000/- month (Consolidated).
The candidates are required to submit their completed application forms in PDF format, with accompanying attachments (proof of research experience, publications etc.), by email (with subject line: “Application for the post of Project Assistant / Project Intern in Project “Conservation Status, Habitat evaluation and Conflicts of Sloth bear in Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand” to registrarpr[at]wii.gov.in not later than 1700 hrs on 12th April 2021.
The shortlisted candidates will be notified (through email and website notification) for online personal interview by 15th April 2021. The online interview will be held on 19th April 2021 from 1000 hrs onwards.