WCS India Program: Vacancy Opportunity

2 years, 5 months ago 0

WCS India is seeking a research assistant who will serve as a project co-ordinator for a landscape ecology project involving wildlife research and conservation policy. The candidate along with a research team will support a group of senior scientists from WCS-India, Columbia University and FERAL, while being based in Bengaluru. The person is expected to liaison and engage with many scientists and policy makers across India, organise consultations, data organisation and publication of reports. This will be a 2 year contract position.

Position: Project Coordinator
Number of positions: 1
1. Demonstrated experience organising scientific workshops and/conferences.

2. Enthusiasm, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
3. Excellent writing skills.
4. Meticulous and organised.
5. Bachelors/Masters degree in wildlife ecology, economics, geography, biology, zoology, environmental sciences, mass communications, journalism or a related field.
6. Knowledge of computing including Microsoft Office and internet applications.
7. Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi. Knowledge of other Indian languages especially Kannada,Tamil and Marathi, will be an advantage.
Interested candidates are requested to send an email to Anubhav <vanamama@tcd.ie>, with subject line “Application: Project Coordinator, 2016”, stating interest in brief (100 words), along with their resume and other relevant information. Experience in organising workshops and conferences should be highlighted in covering email.

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