Research Associate – Ecotourism

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Application is invited by Wildlife Conservation Society-India for a position of Research Associate (RA) to provide support in the program on estimating carrying capacity for ecotourism sites in Protected Areas and natural habitats in India. Details of the requirements and job profile are described below.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Wildlife Sciences/Life Science/Zoology or any other related field
  2. Strong analytical and writing skills in English
  3. Minimum experience of 2 years in wildlife biology and monitoring; prior experience of bird monitoring and counting will be preferred
  4. Language: Hindi, English (knowledge of Odiya is preferred)

Desirable Qualification: 

  1. Experience in preparing technical and scientific project reports
  2. Prior experience of working with communities, and conducting social surveys; experience in projects related to ecotourism will be strongly preferred
  3. Published scientific or popular articles on wildlife conservation and research
  4. Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate effectively as a member of a team

Description of Work:

The selected candidates will provide support in the various projects related to the program that are currently being implemented by WCS-India. Specific roles include collecting ecological data relevant to the project, conducting multi-stakeholder surveys, and preparation of management plans and technical reports. The RA will also assist in organizing meetings and workshops, and provide other relevant assistance as and when required.

The position is based at the headquarters in Bengaluru but involves frequent travel to the field sites.

Interested candidates can apply to <>with the subject line “Application: Research Associate – Ecotourism carrying capacity program, October 2019”, stating interest in brief, along with your most recent resume. This position is open with immediate effect. Remuneration will be decided based on qualifications and experience.

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