WCS-India/TSA India Job Opening: Scientific Officer

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Wildlife Conservation Society/Turtle Survival Alliance India Turtle Conservation Program

Position: Scientific Officer

Station: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh



PhD in Wildlife Science, Conservation biology, Zoology, Ecology, Forestry or relevant subject

OR M.Sc. in aforementioned subjects + three years minimum experience in Wildlife Science


  • Minimum two peer reviewed published paper in relevant subject
  • Previous knowledge of herpetological research
  • Previous knowledge and experience in writing grant applications, proposals and reports good command over english

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with writing scientific grant proposals, permit application and reports and maintain database
  • Assisting with study design and supervise implementation of long term aquatic wildlife conservation projects along all project sites
  • Assist with collation and analysis of past and future data and scientific publications
  • Liaise with government and non-government authority to pertaining to the projects

Additional information:

  • Position is based in Lucknow but will involve some travel
  • Position will involve three month probationary period, after which performance will be evaluated and a permanent position will be offered

Compensation: Rs. 45,000 (all inclusive)

Last date for applications: 7 October 2019

Interview: Second week of October 2019

Date of Joining: 15 October to 1 November 2019

Duration of project: 1 year; extendable with annual increment

Application guidelines:

Kindly submit the following documents:

  • CV (maximum 2 pages, font style Times New Roman and no smaller than font size 12)
  • One Passport photograph (scanned)
  • Statement of purpose (maximum one page, font style Times New Roman and no smaller than font size 12)

If shortlisted, this application also involves a written test. The details of which will be shared via email.

Kindly submit all documents electronically to tsa.indiaprog@gmail.com. Do not to attach any other documents other than the documents requested. Please note that physical copies submitted to the office or phone calls made to the office will result in immediate rejection of application.

Please also note that failure to comply with the application guidelines will result in the immediate rejection of application. Candidates applied against PDF position in January 2019 need not to apply again, they will be contacted if their CV will be shortlisted.

For any further queries, kindly contact tsa.indiaprog@gmail.com


One Response

  1. Kobita Begum says:

    I am kobita Begum.I have passed M.sc zoology from Calcutta university. Willing to join wcs.please sent me a note if there is any vacany regarding this.thank you.

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