Applications are invited for the position of TWO Research Fellows for a short-term project (until April 2015) on the Economics of Wetland Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of River Ken which is supported by GIZ, New Delhi and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi, under the TEEB-India Initiative.
The interdisciplinary study of the Ken River involves extensive field work throughout the river basin in M.P. and U.P., and requires collection of field data on biodiversity (all major groups), river ecology (incl. hydrology), fisheries, agriculture and other landuse, local communities, ecotourism through various methods including PRA and questionnaire surveys.
Young researchers must have a minimum of Master’s degree in ecology, environmental science, agriculture, sociology, economics and similar disciplines relevant to the scope of the project, and an aptitude and ability for intensive field work. Those with a Ph.D. degree or 2-year research experience will be preferred. Selected candidates will be required to stay in/near Khajuraho and will receive a fellowship of Rs 16,000 to Rs 20,000 per month (fixed) depending upon qualification and experience.
Interested researchers are requested to submit their applications with full C.V. and experience (without any testimonials)
by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 17 August 2014
Selected candidates will be required to appear for interview at Khajuraho (M.P.) at their own expense in the last week of August 2014.