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: Project Associate 01 no.
ii. Fellowship: Rs. 36000 + HRA
iii. Duration: 2 years
iv. Qualification: EQ: Masters in Forestry/Botany/Zoology/Ecology/Wildlife Science/Geo-informatics from a recognized University with 60% marks and Ph. D. degree or minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field. 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.
v. Description of work: Required to stay at the proposed study areas and designing study plans and to coordinate with project biologists and guiding them in collecting data on habitat quantification, wildlife surveys, occupancy analysis, population estimation work etc. and report writing.

2. Name of Project: Basic Study Design of Biodiversity Assessment for Himachal Pradesh
i. Position and no: Project Associate 01 no.
ii. Fellowship: Rs. 35000 + HRA
iii. Duration: 1 years
iv. Qualification: EQ: PhD Forestry/Wildlife Sciences/Zoology/Ecology from a recognized university Or Should have Three years’ experience in relevant field of designing, surveying, analyzing and reporting of biodiversity assessments after Master Degree with minimum 60% marks in the field of Wildlife Science/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Ecology/Environment Science from a recognized University. DQ: Candidate should have proven written and communication skills in science. The candidate should have experience in wildlife survey, occupancy analysis, population estimation, habitat quantification using different approaches. Candidates with knowledge of bio-statistical softwares, R and current ecological tools for biodiversity assessment will be preferred.
v. Description of work: Lead a team of researchers in regular field data collection, analysis and report writing and also assist, PIs, and other project colleagues. The candidate will be responsible for various works under the project at Himachal Pradesh from its inception to the end.


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