Exciting Opportunity for Postdoctoral Candidates at Azim Premji University


Job Title: Research Fellow – Investigating Functional Traits and Tree Vulnerability

University: Azim Premji University

Project Title: Investigating Functional Traits and Tree Vulnerability

Job Type: Full Time


As a researcher, you will be:

  • Involved in looking at vulnerability and endurance capability, keystone species of urban trees, and investigating functional traits at different scales.
  • Involved in collecting field samples, setting up and standardizing lab protocols, taking measurements, analyzing data, and writing manuscripts.
  • The project involves national and international collaborations.


  • Candidates with a PhD degree in plant eco-physiology or ecology are especially desirable. Exceptional candidates with a PhD degree in plant physiology with expertise in hydraulic traits will also be considered.
  • Candidates with a strong interest in working on a project that combines theory and experiment are invited to apply. Wet lab experience is preferred, and basic programming / analytical skills, especially in image processing, are desirable.
  • In exceptional cases, candidates with a master’s degree will also be considered.

Application process:

Please email the below documents to <[email protected]> with the subject line “Application for Research Fellow position“:

  • CV
  • Cover letter stating your interest in the position.
  • Names and contact details of two references.


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