Two paid project interns for biodiversity research in Madhya Pradesh

IISER Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Internship

₹15k+ (monthly)

Internship

Dec 22

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Recruitment of two paid project interns, at IISER Kolkata, for biodiversity research in Madhya Pradesh

We require two project interns immediately for (1) Field Assistance and (2) Data Curation for the biodiversity research to be carried out in Madhya Pradesh.

The positions will be based at IISER Kolkata. The position on Field Assistance will require extensive time on field work in Madhya Pradesh. The position on Data Curation will be solely based at IISER Kolkata. This project on ‘Monitoring Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Ecosystem Enhancement under the Green India Mission’ is supervised by Dr. Robert John Chandran. The project is funded by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Zoology/Botany/Wildlife Science/Life Sciences as pertinent to the respective positions. Ability for field taxonomy of mammals is required for the Project Intern (Field Assistance) position. Also, for this position, some ecological research experience in the forests of Madhya Pradesh is mandatory. Proficiency in MS Office is essential and basic knowledge of ArcGIS/QGIS or other GIS software is desirable for the Project Intern (Data Curation) position.

Salary: The project interns will be paid Rs 15,000 per month

Duration: The employment pertaining to (1) Project Intern (Field Assistance) will be for 2.5 months, while for (2) Project Intern (Data Curation) will be for 2 months only.

The posts are purely temporary and contractual in nature. Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed CV and a Cover Letter by email to tecollab.iiserk@gmail.com by 12 noon, 27th December 2021. The Subject of the email must be ‘Application for Project Intern (Field Assistance)’ or ‘Application for Project Intern (Data Curation)’. If a candidate wishes to apply for both the positions, he/she must apply separately. Scanned marksheets, certificates, and proof of work experience in the above-mentioned field site(s) must be sent along with the application email in pdf format.

The shortlisted candidates will receive a call letter mentioning the time and date for the interview via email. The number of candidates to be called for the interview will be decided based on the applications received. Mere fulfilment of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee a call for the interview.


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