G.B. Pant 'National Institute of Himalayan Environment'(NIHE), Almora Recruitment 2022 - Project Assistant & Project Associate-I vacant post
Applications are invited from eligible and prospective Indian Nationals only for following purely project based temporary positions under DST-SERB funded project at Kosi-Katarmal (Almora) campus of the Institute. Candidate having appropriate qualifications in relevant subject/specialization with consistently good academic records and experience may send their application form in the attached prescribed format (Annexure-I) with all supporting documents (i.e. educational, experience etc.) to the undersigned by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 30.01.2022. Please mail application form along with supported documents in a single PDF file only. It is essential to mention the Post Code number followed by applicant name in the subject area of mail. Application in the prescribed format will only be accepted. The shortlisted candidates will be informed separately about date of interview through e-mail only. The interview will be held through virtual mode (Audio / Video).
DST-SERB funded CRG project titled “Geo-spatial variability of Soil Microbial Indices of Climate Sensitive Alpine Tree line Ecotone of Indian Western Himalaya and its linkages to Soil Organic Carbon Fractions”.
Position and Monthly emolument - Project Associate-I (01 Post) Rs. 31000 + 8% HRA (For NET/GATE qualified) OR Rs. 25000 + 8% HRA (For non NET/GATE qualified)
Age limit: 35 years*
Post Code - PC-01
Essential Qualification - 1st Class Master Degree in Microbiology
Desirable Qualifications - (i) Well versed in soil microbiological work.
(ii) Good comprehension and communication skills, and well versed with Himalayan Sites.
(iii) Working experience in the Himalayan region.
Nature of work - PA-I will be responsible for
Ø Survey, identification and establishment of study sites
Ø Soil microbiological studies related to isolation and characterization
Ø Biochemical & Molecular Analysis of the rhizospheric Communities
Ø Data acquisition, analyses and interpretation, and participation in field work
Ø Conduct intensive research (Field and Lab)
Ø Efficient coordination of Project activities
Ø Assisting in project monitoring, report writing, synthesis
Position and Monthly emolument - Project Assistant (01 Post) Rs. 20,000 + 8% HRA as per norms
Age limit: 50 years*
Post Code - PC-02
Essential Qualification - 1st Class Master Degree in Chemical science/ Life science/ Soil Science/ Environmental sciences
Desirable Qualifications - (i) Preference will be given to the candidates having research experience in soil sampling, soil & plant analysis and application of RS and GIS
(ii) Experience of Satellite image processing and handling of statistical software
(iii) Strong foundation in analytical/statistical skills (e.g., SPSS, MATLAB, R, etc.)
Nature of work - PA will be responsible for-
Ø Assist PIs/PA-I in field data collection, soil analysis and maintenance of accessions
Ø Physicochemical and enzyme analysis of soil, and C & N pool fractionation study
Ø Geo-spatial mapping of the soil indices of tree line ecotone
Ø Any other scientific/technical jobs that may be assigned from time to time
*Relaxation in upper age limit for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically handicapped candidates as per rules.