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My proposal on “Spatial Distribution of Orchids in relation to their Habitat and climate in the Western Ghats, India” for DST Fast Track Young Scientist program got approved and I have to start the project immediately.

Please find below the advertisement for a JRF position in the said project for three years (2013-2016). I request you to kindly circulate the advertisement in efloraofindia.

Thank you for your kind support.


Junior Research Fellow in Orchid Ecology

The PG and Research Centre in Botany, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kerala invites applications from Indian nationals for the post of a Junior Research Fellow in a DST (Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) funded project entitled “Spatial Distribution of Orchids in relation to their Habitat and climate in the Western Ghats, India” for a period of three years.

Qualification: Master’s degree in Botany/Zoology/Wildlife Biology/Forestry/Ecology or related discipline with minimum 55% marks.

Desirable: UGC-NET/Lectureship qualification, prior experience in ecological research and aptitude for fieldwork in difficult terrains.

Emoluments (consolidated): as per DST norms.

Candidate with strong aptitude for research will be encouraged for Ph.D. registration.

How to apply: Candidates may submit their applications in plain paper along with detailed bio-data (should contain: age and date of birth, details of qualifications; contact details including phone number, email and postal address, a photograph and two reference addresses with email id), copies of educational/professional qualifications and a brief note on your research interests/experience. Completed applications should reach: Dr. Giby Kuiakose, Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator, DST-Project, Department of Botany, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi–, Ernakulam Dist., Kerala, India, and an email copy to giby.kuriakose@gmail.com on or before 15th June 2013.

The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. The date of the interview will be intimated by e-mail only. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Additional information on the Department and the research in the department is available at http://www.shcollege.ac.in/websites/shcollege/SH/department.asp?Dept=Botany


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