Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun Recruitment of Project Assistant 2022
A comprehensive study on the Ecology and Population Status of a human commensal – the House Sparrow Passer domesticus in the Uttarakhand State
No. of Position: Project Assistant (1 post)
Age Criteria Upper age limit: 35 years on the date of interview. Upper age limit in case of applicants belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes/OBC may be relaxed as per the rules.
Essential Qualification: Master degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences from a recognized University or equivalent.
Desirable Qualification: Candidates should have experience in a combination of field and lab-based methods. Candidates with experience in DNA extraction, PCR and genetic analysis will be preferred.
Description of Work: This study focuses on understanding population and nesting ecology of House Sparrows across elevation gradients in the Uttarakhand State. And for this, nest monitoring using nest boxes at select sites will be carried out. Additionally, this project includes a molecular component to study the genetic structure of house sparrow populations so as to identify presence of subpopulations and their evolutionary history in the Uttarakhand Himalaya.
Duration: One year (extendible for a further period of one year, based on performance)
Salary: Rs. 22,000/month (inclusive of HRA)
Mode of Selection and other conditions:
1. The selection of the candidates will be in accordance with the performance in the interview and in order of merit as decided by the Interview Committee. All original documents should be produced at the time of interview. The decision of the Institute’s Committee in all matters relating to eligibility, work experience, acceptance or rejection of application will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained from any individual.
2. The candidates are required to submit their completed application forms in PDF format, with accompanying attachments, by email (with subject line: “Application for the post of Project Assistant (A comprehensive study on ecology and population status of a human commensal – the house sparrow) ” to email@example.com not later than 1700 hrs on 25th April, 2022. A hard copy of the application along with attachments (with subject line: “Application for the post of Project Assistant in _ A comprehensive study on ecology and population status of a human commensal – the house sparrow ” should be sent to The Registrar, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand by post not later than 1700 hrs on 1 May, 2022.