Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change invites applications for the post of Director, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu by direct recruitment.
Mandate of Centre:
– Designing and conducting research in Ornithology covering all aspects of biodiversity and natural history;
– Disseminating knowledge relating to Ornithology & Natural History for benefit of community;
– Conducting regular courses in Ornithology and Natural History for Post-Graduate and Doctorate Level
Essential Qualifications:A person with a good record of research publications in professional journals and having PhD degree with not less than 20 years of experience (including the time spent in doctoral studies), in the field of Vertebrate or Animal Ecology or Ornithology. These conditions can be relaxed in the case of an exceptionally well-qualified candidate.
Desirable qualifications:The candidates should have demonstrated and proven leadership qualities in the field of research guidance and organizational management.
Age:The upper age limit is 50 years, relaxable in the case of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBCs/Physically Handicapped/Ex-servicemen/ Government servants, as per the central Government rules.
Pay scale:The post is in the scale of PB-IV: `37400 – `67000+ `10000 (GP) with allowances as admissible under Central Government Rules.
Suitability of the candidates will be assessed through an interview to be conducted by distinguished experts, and on the basis of their Curriculum Vitae.
The candidates may apply in the proforma enclosed (neatly typed on A4 size paper in duplicate). The application duly completed in all respect should reach the following address on or before 08 June 2015. In the case of candidates from North-Eastern States, Union Territories, Andaman and Nicobar & Lakshadweep Islands, Ladakh division of the Jammu & Kashmir state, Sikkim, Pangi sub division of Chamba, and Lahaul & Spiti Districts of Himachal Pradesh should reach on or before 23 June 2015.
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