IISER Kolkata Plant Sciences, Life Sciences, Botany JRF Job – Apply Now


IISER Kolkata Plant Sciences, Life Sciences, Botany JRF Job – Apply Now

Applications are invited for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under an MoE STARS project at IISER Kolkata on adaptive strategies of tree species in central India

We require one Junior Research Fellow for plant functional trait research in a project on “Investigating adaptive strategies of forest trees to temperature and water stress to inform climate-resilient forestation in central India”, funded by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Number of positions available: 1 (one)

Funding Agency: STARS- Ministry of Education, Government of India, New Delhi

Project PI: Dr. Robert John Chandran

, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Essential Qualifications: Master’s Degree in any Basic Science, preferably in Ecology/Botany/Forestry/Environmental Sciences/Life Sciences. Candidates should have a strong knowledge and orientation in Plant Ecology or Plant Sciences and should have qualified a National Exam such as CSIR/UGC NET-LS, GATE, ICAR-NET, JGEEBILS, etc.

Desirable Qualifications: Theoretical/experimental knowledge in ecophysiology, ecology, landscape ecology.

Duration and Salary: Initially for 12 months, with a possibility of extension beyond 2 years. Monthly salary of Rs. 31,000 + HRA.

Age Limit: Not more than 32 years on the last date of application. Age relaxation will be as per GOI rules.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to send their CV via email to [email protected]. The subject line should be “Plant Traits JRF”. Along with the CV, candidates should provide full personal and professional details, a statement of suitability for the position, scanned mark sheets, national exam qualification certificates, and proof of work experience.

Last Date for Application: 28th January 2024 (Sunday)

Interview: Shortlisted candidates will undergo an online screening interaction followed by a formal online interview.

  • The project is ongoing, and selected candidates are expected to join immediately after selection.
  • The number of shortlisted candidates will be decided based on suitability. Meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee a call for an interview.

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