WII Walk-in-interview 2023 for Project Scientist/Project Associate | 11 Posts | Last Date : 18 August 2023

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WII Recruitment 2023 notification announced for Project Scientist/Project Associate/Other posts for the various projects purely on a contractual basis. There is a total of about 11 vacancies available for the above-mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/PhD are eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

WII Recruitment

About WII: The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, was established in 1982. The institute is based in Dehradun, India. It is located in Chandrabani, which is close to the southern forests of Dehradun. WII carries out wildlife research in areas of study like Biodiversity, Endangered Species, Wildlife Policy, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Forensics, Spatial Modeling, Ecodevelopment, Ecotoxicology, Habitat Ecology, and Climate Change.



WII Recruitment 2023 for Project Scientist/Project Associate/Others:

Job Role Project Scientist/Project Associate/Others
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/PhD
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Total Vacancies 11 Posts
Salary Rs. 31,000 – 67,000/-
Job Location Dehra Dun
Last Date 18 August 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project: Monitoring of Wildlife Overpasses and Underpasses on Samruddhi Expressway Phase II

Duration: 5 Years

  • Project Scientist – II (Ecology):
    • Essential Qualification: Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University. AND
    • Minimum three (03) years relevant experience post PhD.
    • Desired Qualifications:  Demonstrated experience/aptitude in a) spatial analysis and ecological modelling, b) statistical analysis, c) project design and coordination of multi-disciplinary project team and field data collection c) research publications in peer-reviewed national/ international journals.
  • Project Associate I(Ecology):
    • Essential Qualification: Masters’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Candidate(s) with prior experience in camera trapping, sign surveys, distance sapling and vegetation surveys will be preferred. GIS, GPS, statistical analysis, and report writing knowledge is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work in the human-dominated landscape of Maharashtra as well as forests.

Project: Understanding elephant conflict issues for suggesting conflict reduction measures (Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam)

Duration: One Year

  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology):
    • Essential Qualification:
      • Masters’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND
      • 8 years experience after master’s degree with publications in peer-reviewed journals in relevant field. OR
      • Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience/ aptitude in a) spatial analysis and ecological modelling, b) statistical analysis, c) project design and coordination of multi-disciplinary project team and field data collection c) research publications in peer-reviewed national/ international journals.
  • Project Associate – I (Ecology): 
    • Essential Qualification: Masters’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Sciences with a minimum of 60%  aggregate marks from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Candidate(s) with prior experience in camera trapping, sign surveys, distance sapling and vegetation surveys will be preferred. GIS, GPS, statistical analysis, and report writing knowledge is desirable. Should be able to undertake arduous field work in human-dominated landscape of Maharashtra as well as forests.

Project: Response to Anthropocene and climate change: Movement ecology of selected mammal species across the Himalayan region

Duration: One Year

  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology):
    • Essential Qualification: Masters’s Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. AND
    • 8 years experience after master’s degree with publications in peer-reviewed journals in relevant field. OR
    • Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience/ aptitude in a) spatial analysis and ecological modelling, b) statistical analysis, c) project design and coordination of multi-disciplinary project team and field data collection c) research publications in peer-reviewed national/ international journals. Candidate will be required to work in the rugged trans-himalayan terrain of Ladakh India.
  • (OR) Research Associate – I (Ecology):
    • Essential Qualification: Doctoral Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Environmental Sciences from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience/ aptitude in a) spatial analysis and ecological modelling, b) statistical analysis, c) project design and coordination of multi-disciplinary project team and field data collection c) research publications in peer-reviewed national/ international journals. Candidate will be required to work in the rugged trans-himalayan terrain of Ladakh India.

Project: Supporting transboundary recovery in India and Nepal

Duration: Three Years

  • Project Associate – I (Project Management):
    • Essential Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Science minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University.
    • Desired Qualifications: Candidates with prior experience of Govt. office noting, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, eOffice and Tally will be preferred.

Age Limit: 

  • Project Scientist – II (Ecology): 40 Years
  • Project Associate I(Ecology): 35 Years
  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology): 40 Years
  • Research Associate – I (Ecology): 35 years

Age Relaxation:

  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes up to 5 years.
  • Other Backward Class (OBC) up to 3 years.

Salary: 

  • Project Scientist – II (Ecology): Rs. 67,000 + HRA
  • Project Associate I(Ecology): Rs. 31,000 + HRA
  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology): Rs. 49,000 + HRA 
  • Research Associate – I (Ecology): Rs. 47,000 + HRA

No. of. Vacancies: 11 Posts

  • Project Scientist – II (Ecology): 01 Posts
  • Project Associate I(Ecology): 07 Posts
  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology): 01 Posts
  • Principal Project Associate (Ecology)(OR) Research Associate – I (Ecology): 01 Post
  • Project Associate – I (Project Management): 01 Post

Selection Process:

  • Shortlisting of applications for a walk-in-interview will be based on essential qualification, age limit, NET/GATE qualification, percentage of marks in Bachelor and Master, specialization relevance in Masters, research experience (Publications, Paper Presented in Workshops/Seminars/Symposiums/ Conferences), SOP and extracurricular activities (as per WII rules).

How to apply for WII Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates must send the duly filled-in Application Form along with self-attested copies of certificates, documents, and relevant testimonials to the mentioned address latest by 1700hrs on Friday, 18 August 2023.

For more details & Application Form: Click here.



Note: The envelope carrying the application should be titled “Advt. No. WII/AE&CB/BH/Recruitment/2023-02 and Application for the position of _____in the Project ______.

Postal Address:

Dr Bilal Habib,
Dept. of Animal Ecology & Conservation Biology Wildlife Institute of India,
Chandrabani,
Dehradun – 248 002 (Uttarakhand)

Venue: Online/Walk-in-Interview


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