Faculty Position: Forests & Governance

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is seeking to fill one faculty position in its programme on Forests & Governance. The programme seeks to recruit a social scientist with an interdisciplinary inclination to pursue applied research on questions of forest-based livelihoods, rural development, and/​or forest institutions and governance.


Salaries at ATREE are competitive and at par with the IITs/​IISc


Essential qualifications

  • PhD from a reputed university and at least two years of post-PhD research experience (or equivalent pre-PhD work experience) in Political Science, Development Studies, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Ecology, Geography or related fields.
  • Strong publication record related to the area of research
  • Strong motivation towards interdisciplinary problem-solving and policy-/action-relevant research
  • Ability to work in a team and to build research teams
  • Ability to contribute to the ATREE PhD programme in Conservation Science and Sustainability Studies and/​or ATREE’s policy outreach efforts


Desirable qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to obtain research grants
  • Prior teaching experience

To Apply

Interested candidates should email their CV, names and contact information of three references, a concise statement (<5pages) of research to be carried out over the next five years, and a letter describing their professional goals and interests. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed. Mails and queries should be addressed to:

The HR Officer Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment 

E‑mail: hr@​atree.​org

Royal Enclave, Srirampura, Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064. Tel: +91 (80) 2363 – 5555, Fax: 2353 – 0070

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