Project Associate II (Environmental Meteorology) - CSIR-NEERI


Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Research/Project Assistant

₹35k+ (monthly)

Full time


May 23

Job Post: Project Associate II (Environmental Meteorology) - CSIR-NEERI


CSIR-NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NEERI) is seeking eligible and interested candidates for the engagement of Project Associate II (PA-II) position under the GAP-2835 DST: Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Research. This is a purely temporary position based at CSIR-NEERI in Nagpur. The last date to apply online is 02 June 2023.

Designation: Project Associate II (PA-II)

Subject Area: Environmental Meteorology



  • Master's degree in Environmental Science/Geoinformatics/Remote Sensing & GIS with a focus on Environmental Meteorology.
  • Alternatively, a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology in Civil/Environmental/Mechanical/Chemical with at least 2 years of relevant experience in R&D in Research Institutes, Academic Institutions, or Industry.
  • Experience in field exercises/visits for emission data collection, satellite-based remote sensing data handling, and development of climate vulnerability matrices, indices, and climate risk assessment will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in using R-Statistics/SPSS/Origin for statistical analysis, data visualization, and interpretation is desirable.
  • Candidates who have qualified the CSIR-UGC NET tests for Lectureship at the national level will be preferred.

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in the field of Environmental Meteorology, including emission data collection, satellite-based remote sensing data handling, and development of climate vulnerability matrices, indices, and climate risk assessment.
  • Collaborate with a team of researchers and scientists to carry out scientific activities and provide project-related services.
  • Analyze and interpret data using statistical tools such as R-Statistics/SPSS/Origin for visualization and analysis.
  • Contribute to the development of climate change-related projects and provide technical support as required.

Salary: Rs. 35,000/- per month + HRA (Higher salary for candidates selected through CSIR-UGC NET)

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications online. The last date for submission of online applications is 02 June 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be notified separately through email for the online interview, which will be conducted via MS Team/Skype or any other suitable video conferencing tool.

Last Date for Apply: 02 June 2023

Please note:

  • All project staff positions are on a contract basis and will be co-terminus with the project, not exceeding 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 qualification and have at least a provisional certificate to be eligible for a particular position.
  • Candidates awaiting results of the final semester or those who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis are not eligible to apply.
  • The selection process will be based on an online interview through MS Team/Skype/mobile or any other suitable tool.
  • CSIR-NEERI reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the offer of engagement in case of any discrepancy found in the candidature at any stage.
  • The selected candidates will be expected to join within the specified time frame mentioned in the offer letter.
  • Accommodation arrangements need to be made by the candidates themselves, and HRA will be provided as per applicable rules.
  • The offer letter will be initially issued for a period of twelve months, subject to performance review and availability of funds.

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