The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is a premier autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, in the field of wildlife research, teaching and training. The Institute invites application from the Indian nationals for the position of Project Scientist (02), Junior Research Fellow (04), Senior Research Fellow (01), Junior Project Fellow (08), Senior Project Associate (01) Project Associate (05), Project Fellow (4), Junior Technical Assistant (05), Research Assistant (05), Laboratory Assistant (01) through a Qualifying test followed by Interview(s).

1. Name of Project: Estimation of economic losses in real term per hectare basis due to forest fire in Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh
i. Position and no: Junior Technical Assistant 02 no.
ii. Fellowship: Rs 16000 + HRA
iii. Duration: 2 years
iv. Qualification: EQ: Masters in Forestry/Botany/Zoology /Ecology/Environmental Economics/Wildlife Science/ Geoinformatics from a recognized University with 60% Marks. DQ: Preference will be given to the candidate having working experience in Ecological economics/Environmental accounting/RS & GIS related studies. The candidate should have experience in habitat quantification using different approaches, wildlife surveys, occupancy analysis, population estimation. Additional knowledge of GIS and Statistics will be an advantage.
v. Description of work: Required to stay at the proposed study areas and collecting data on habitat quantification, wildlife surveys, occupancy analysis, population estimation work etc. and report writing.

2. Name of Project: Monitoring Freshwater Fish population in selected Indian Landscapes with reference to the changing climatic variables
i. Position and no: Junior Technical Assistant 01 no.
ii. Fellowship: Rs 16000 + HRA
iii. Duration: 3 years
iv. Qualification: EQ: Bachelor Degree in any discipline related to Biological Science/ Life Science/ Ecological science, BSc Agriculture degree from a recognized University. DQ: Knowledge on Computer operating system, Data base management, GIS and basic statistical analysis.
v. Description of work: The candidate should assist with PI for managing data set, record keeping and assist in drafting documents and reports

3. Name of Project: Ecological impacts of major invasive alien plants (IAPs) on native flora in Rajaji Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand
i. Position and no: Junior Technical Assistant 02 no.
ii. Fellowship: Rs 16000 + HRA
iii. Duration: 01 years
iv. Qualification: EQ: M.Sc. in Life Sciences/ Wildlife/ Botany/Forestry DQ: Knowledge of Vegetation Science and ability to work in rigorous field conditions
v. Description of work: Candidate will conduct vegetation survey and related research work


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