Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology Recruitment Sep 2019 for PROJECT SCIENTIST, RA & JRF Posts

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehra Dun has invited application from eligible candidate for purely temporary contractual positions in the undermentioned sponsored project. Details of the recruitment are given below.

No. 240/01/2016/DST/Director WIHG/Vol. II/Estt.

Project Title:- DST Sponsored project titled, “Status of Geo-resources and Impact Assessment of Geological (exogenic) Processes in NW Himalayan Ecosystem” under NMSHE program


Name & No. of Post:

Age Limit:
For 1)PROJECT SCIENTIST: Not exceeding 40 years as on date of advertisement.
For 2)RESEARCH ASSOCIATE: Not exceeding 35 years as on date of advertisement.
For 3)JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW: Not exceeding 28 years as on date of advertisement.

Essential Qualification:
-Ph.D. in Earth system sciences/Physics with Ist class in M.Sc.in Geology/Geophysics/Geo Informatics/Physics.
-Minimum three (03) years post Ph.D. research experience.

Ph.D. with 1st class M.Sc./M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology/ Geoinformatics/Geophysics/Physics

1st class M.Sc./M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology/ Geoinformatics /Physics.

Desirable :
-Research Experience in modelling of earth surface processes under different climate conditions.
-Work experience in the Himalayan terrain and knowledge of Remote Sensing and GIS software’s.
-Research Experience in Geological processes (Quaternary Landforms/Groundwater /Landslide/ Glaciological studies.

Research experience in Glaciology/Hydrometeorology/ Hydrogeological/Quaternary Geology/ Geomorphology/ Mass movement studies/ Mining environments. Candidates worked in the Himalayan terrain and have working knowledge of Remote Sensing/GIS and MATLAB and other modelling software’s will be preferred.

Experience in Remote Sensing and GIS, mapping of geological features, knowledge of landform evolution, landslides, mineral resources, mines and environment in Himalaya, glaciology, hydrogeology, working knowledge of MATLAV. Candidates with Physics/Maths at B.Sc. level and worked in the Himalayan region will be preferred.

For 1)PROJECT SCIENTIST: Rs. 60,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

For 2)RESEARCH ASSOCIATE: Rs. 36,000/- p.m. consolidated + Admissible HRA.

For 3)JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW: (upward revised due)
-Rs. 25,000- + Admissible HRA to NET (JRF)/GATE qualified candidates.
-Rs. 12,000/- + Admissible HRA to Non-NET/GATE qualified candidates.

(i) The qualifications and experience mentioned are the minimum requirement. The Institute reserves the right to short list the candidates based on their merit record, qualifications and experience.
(ii) The Institute reserves the right not to fill any position, if suitable candidates are not available. The Institute reserves the right to prepare a panel of candidates and fill the positions falling vacant or the positions in the same or other sponsored projects of the Institute during the validity of the
(iii) No T.A. and D.A. will be provided for attending the Interview.
(iv) SC/ST and OBC candidates must furnish attested copies of their category certificate issued by the competent authority. OBC candidates should produce a certificate starting that they do not belong to creamy layer as contemplated in Govt. orders.
(v) Age relaxation is available as per Govt. of India Rules.
(vi) The above mentioned positions are purely temporary co-terminus with the tenure of the relevant sponsored project. Under no circumstances regularization of the services of the concerned appointee in the Institute within the sponsored project framework will take place.
(vii) In case the performance of the selected candidate is not found satisfactory, the fellowship shall be terminated at any stage of the project tenure.
(viii) Candidates already in service should apply through proper channel. In case advance copy of application is submitted, the candidate called for interview will be allowed to attend the interview only if he/she brings a No Objection Certificate form his/her present employer.
(ix) Incomplete applications, applications not submitted on prescribed form or application not as per any of the conditions of this detailed advertisement notice available on the web-site of the Institute will be liable to be rejected.
(x) All application receive will be considered by a Screening Committee for short listing and the Screening Committee may restrict the candidates for interview on the basis of the qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed.
(xi) The Institute reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason.
(xii) The Institute reserves the right not to fill up the vacancies advertised, if deemed necessary.
(xiii) Canvassing in any form and bringing any influence will be treated as a disqualification.
(xiv) Contact Fax(s)/E-mail address and telephone No.(s) of the candidate MUST be mentioned under Sl. No. 5 of the Application Form.
(xv) No. Interim enquiries will be entertained.
(xvi) Only selected candidates will be informed about their selection in due course on completion of their selection process and no other correspondence on the subject will be entertained

How to apply:
Interested candidates needs to download the Application Performa from www.wihg.res.in or from the link given below and submit their applications only in the prescribed Performa alongwith self-attested photocopies of certificates and marksheets in support of educational qualification to the Registrar, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehradun-248001 (Uttarakhand) before last date through Speed/Registered post only.

-Applications not submitted in the prescribed format will not be considered.
-Applications received after the scheduled closing date or not accompanied by required certificates/documents or otherwise found incomplete, unsigned and not as per any of the conditions of this advertisement will be rejected

Important Date:
Last date to Recieved Application: latest by 4:00 p.m. on 12.10.2019

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