Faculty Positions


ATREE invites applications for two faculty positions:


1. Faculty position in Environment and Development: Applicant may be trained in the social sciences, or natural/physical/engineering sciences, or both. Research interests must complement existing ATREE programmes in land and water resources, or forests and governance

2. Faculty position in the Social Sciences: Applicant must be trained primarily in the social sciences. Research interests must complement existing programmes in land and water resources, forests and governance, or biodiversity and conservation.

Qualifications common to both positions: Candidates must be dynamic and highly motivated scholars, with a Ph.D. and one or more years of post-doctoral experience, and a strong track record of academically rigorous but socially relevant research in the areas indicated above. Applicants must have a strong interest in applied research, working in multi-disciplinary teams, and teaching on environmental issues.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members will participate in long-term academic, policy and action-oriented research programmes that address important issues in sustainable development. They will participate in Ph. D. teaching, advising and short-term training programmes. Faculty members are also expected to share institutional responsibilities.

Appointments and emoluments: Appointments will be at the level of Fellow (equivalent to Assistant Professor) or Senior Fellow (mid-level Associate Professor), depending upon candidate's experience. The positions are long-term, supported by endowments. Salaries at ATREE are competitive and at par with other academic institutions in India. The positions will be based in the main office in Bangalore.

About ATREE: The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (www.atree.org) is one of South Asia's leading conservation and environmental research organizations. ATREE seeks to address pressing environmental challenges through interdisciplinary research, teaching and active engagement with civil society and policy makers.

ATREE fosters autonomy, professional growth, diversity and gender equity at the work place. Women and persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application process: To apply, submit detailed curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of key publications, names and contact information of three references, and an outline of proposed future research. Please use 'Faculty position in E&D' or 'Faculty position in Social Science' in the subject head of your e-mail. There is no separate application form. Electronic submissions of applications strongly preferred. Send complete set of documents to hr@atree.org. Any questions or clarifications may also be addressed to this e-mail ID.

Positions will be open till we find suitable candidates.

Postal address:
The HR Officer,
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Royal Enclave, Sriramapura, Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064, INDIA
Tel: +91 (80) 23635555, Fax: 23530070