Project Assistant / Fellow

 Tirupati, Andhra pradesh


Sciurid response to changes in mountain systems Description: The project aims to estimate document sciurid response (primarily genus Funambulus) to high elevation changes. The focus will be on mapping occurrence, and subsequently recording behaviours in specific populations over a period of three years. Field work will include small mammal capture, handling, behaviour observations, surveys and transects. Candidates with field work experience in the Himalayas and/​or prior experience with animal handling are ideal for the post.


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country.

Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following position on contract basis:


The position is temporary and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a maximum of three years. The position is co-terminus with the project.


Candidates who have qualified any of the national level tests like CSIR / UGC – NET / GATE etc. with valid score in score card are eligible for remuneration of Rs. 25000/- + 10% HRA per month(Consolidated). Others will be eligible for Rs.16, 000/- + 10% HRA per month based on their academic qualification.


Bachelors or Masters in any field or equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks or Equivalent grade.



Candidates having experience with small mammal identification, ability to do field work in tough terrain, GIS based analyses, 2 or 4‑wheeler driving ability (license plus experience), spoken knowledge of Tamil/​south Indian languages.

To Apply

1. Applicants should send their application by filling out the online application form available here https://​docs​.google​.com/​f​o​r​m​s​/​d​/​e​/​1​F​A​I​p​Q​L​S​c​k​3​g​R​E​x​Q​w​Z​D​x​S​0​R​C​A​a​_​J​InAH-
0lxCdgq-iy2NEMREaVRZc6w/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link on or before the last date i.e. 4 May 2018 by 5.00 P.M. No other application form will be accepted.
2. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email.
3. The print out of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. would be collected at the time of interview. Applicant must bring all the original certificates at the time of interview for the purpose of verification, along with one set of photocopies.

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