Project Associate II (PA-II) - Climate Change Research


Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Research Associate

₹35-28k (monthly)

Full time


May 22

Job Title: Project Associate II (PA-II) - Climate Change Research


CSIR-NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NEERI) is inviting eligible and interested candidates to apply for the position of Project Associate II (PA-II) for the DST: Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Research. The position is temporary and will be based at CSIR-NEERI in Nagpur. The online application submission deadline is 02 June 2023.

Designation: Project Associate II (PA-II)

Subject Area: Climate Change Research



  • Master's degree in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Environmental Science or equivalent.
  • 2 years of relevant experience in R&D in research institutes, academic institutes, or industry.
  • Experience in modeling regional air quality using WRF-Chem, preparing emission inventory, GIS-based analysis, data collection, and report writing.
  • Proficiency in WRF-Chem model, chemical transport modeling, and basic programming skills in Linux Shell, R, and data visualization.
  • Alternatively, a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil/Environmental/Mechanical/Chemical with 2 years of relevant experience in R&D in science and technology organizations.

Job Description:

  • Model regional air quality using WRF-Chem and prepare gridded emission inventory.
  • Perform GIS-based analysis, field monitoring, data collection, and report writing.
  • Utilize programming skills in Linux Shell, R, and data visualization for research activities.
  • Contribute to research and development projects related to climate change and environmental science.

Salary: Monthly Emoluments of Rs. 35,000/- + HRA for scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC NET (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or a selection process through national-level examinations. Rs. 28,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under the above criteria.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications online. The application form and detailed instructions can be found on the CSIR-NEERI website. The last date for submitting the online application is 02 June 2023.

Last Date for Apply: 02 June 2023


  • All positions are on a contract basis, co-terminus with the project, and limited to a maximum duration of five years.
  • The upper age limit will be considered as on the last date of receipt of applications.
  • No application fees are required.
  • Candidates must possess the essential qualifications and provide proof of result declaration (at least a provisional certificate).
  • Result awaited, final semester appeared, or Ph.D. submitted candidates are not eligible to apply for positions with mandatory essential qualification requirements.
  • Experience, if required, will be counted after acquiring the minimum educational qualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the online interview, with further communication sent via email.
  • CSIR-NEERI reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the offer of engagement if any discrepancy is found in the candidature of empaneled candidates.
  • Selected candidates should be prepared to join within the specified time frame mentioned in the offer letter.
  • Accommodation arrangements during the project tenure will be the responsibility of the project staff.
  • Other terms and conditions will be governed by the guidelines issued by the funding agency/CSIR-NEERI, as amended from time to time.

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