Walk-in interview for the position of Project Assistant


A walk-in interview will be held for the position of Project Assistant (one position) to work in a project ‘Monitoring tiger habitat productivity in Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (SBR) using biological indicators for informed decision making  by the protected area managers’ funded by WWF-India. The project intends to quantify productivity of tiger habitats in SBR using biological and geochemical indicators and to identify hotspots for long-term ecological sustenance. The project position will be initially for a period of one year but could be extended subject to satisfactory performance.

Essential qualifications: Highly motivated candidates with M.Sc. in Life Sciences/Botany/Zoology/Environmental Sciences and minimum 55% marks can apply for the position of Project Assistant. Final year M.Sc. students (results awaited) can also apply. Exposure to field work in different landscapes as well as knowledge in taxonomy (e.g. benthic faunal taxonomy, algal biology) highly desired. The salary will be Rs 15000 per month (consolidated) as per the rules.

Interview: The walk-in interview will be held on 26th June, 2019 from 10 am in Room 229, TRC Building (JC Bose Research Complex), Mohanpur campus of IISER Kolkata. For directions to reach IISER Kolkata please visit the following link:


Candidates who wish to appear can bring their original mark sheet along with hardcopy of one curriculum vitae and report in Room 229, Research Complex of IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview.

For further information related to the project please write to Professor Punyasloke Bhadury at  pbhadury@iiserkol.ac.in