BHU Recruitment: Research Scientist, JRF, SRF, RA

Posted 9 months ago

Organization: Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, BHU, Varanasi-221005

Job Description (Research Scientist, JRF, SRF, RA):

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for various research and non-research positions in DST­Mahamana Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Research established under the National Mission for Strategic Knowledge on Climate Change (NMSKCC), DST at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The post is temporary and co-terminus with the project. However, the appointments are initially for six months, but extendable depending upon the performance of the selected candidates. The total emoluments for various positions are as per DST norms. Meritorious and highly promising candidates joining in junior research positions will get an opportunity to register for PhD provided fulfilling necessary eligibility requirements.

Name of the postEmolumentsEssential qualificationsDesirable qualifications/experience
JRF/SRF* (5 posts)JRF: @ 31,000/- p.m + HRA SRF@ 35,000/- p.m + HRAFor JRF: Master’s degree with at least
60%                              marks   in                                       Atmospheric Science/ Meteorology/Geophysics /Mathematics/ Statistics/        Environmental Science/
Agricultural Sciences/ Remote Sensing &
GIS                /                            Physics/         Geology / Botany/ Computer        Science/ Geoinformatics/
Computer Engg. / Civil Engg/ Chemical
Engg./ Water             Resource Management/ Social        Sciences/       Rural Development /Economics/       Policy     Studies or related areas with UGC/ CSIR/ICARACMR NET/ GATE. Upper age limit- as per DST rule (relaxation of age as per GOI norms) For SRF: As JRF with two years research experience
Expertise     in     climate    change, aerosol,              water           resource management,           climate    resilient agriculture,        agroecology,     human health     and       climate    change, computer programing, etc. Knowledge of GRADS or GIS or MATLAB or R software etc., will be added advantage.
RA       (I,   II, III) (2 post)As     per  DST rules depending on qualifications and experience .PhD degree in Physical Sciences/Medical Sciences/ Earth & Atmospheric Sciences /Engineering,/Environmental Sciences / Agricultural Sciences/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Engineering/ Civil       Engineering/ Water
Resource Management or related areas. Upper age limit- 45 years (relaxation of age as per GOI norms).
Experience in climate modelling or crop weather modelling or water resource modelling or ecological modelling or health modelling or climate change impact studies or climate related policy studies or remote Sensing and GIS or computer programming and knowledge of GRADS, MATLAB and GIS etc., or related areas.
Research Scientist-B (2 post)58,650/-     p.m (consolidated)Masters                  Degree with more than                    five years’ experience or Ph D in concerned subject. Upper age limit- 45 years (relaxation of 5
years for Female/SC/ST and Physically
Handicapped       candidates                            as                       per                                              GOI norms).
Masters Degree with more than five
years’    experience      or        Ph                             D    in climate         modelling      or      crop modelling        or     water     resource
modelling or ecological modelling
or                 health modelling         or climate change impact studies or climate related policy studies
Research Assistant (1 post)18,780/- p.m
(consolidated for 5 years)
M.Sc. (with at least 55% marks) or B.Sc. with four-year experience. Upper age limit- 28 yrs (relaxation of 5 years for Female/SC/ST and Physically
Handicapped candidates as per GOI
Masters Physical, Biological,
Geological, Agricultural, Social
Science with experience in computer data analysis, laboratory maintenance, record keeping etc.

Applications on plain paper along with complete biodata along with qualifications supporting self-attested document should reach to Prof. R.K. Mall, Principal Investigator, DST-Mahamana Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Research, Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, through speed post within 21 days from the date of advertisement, along with a soft copy to

No TA/DA will be paid if called for written test / interview.

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Job CategoryComputer Science, Geo-informatics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Geoscience, RS and GIS

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