Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is seeking to fill two faculty positions for its newly launched interdisciplinary research programme on Climate Change.
The programme focuses on building an interdisciplinary understanding of the challenges to and solutions for achieving low-carbon, local environment-friendly and equitable development in India and south Asia. This includes (but is not limited to) such issues as:
The applicant may have a background in any area of engineering, urban planning, environmental science, economics, public policy, political science, development studies, and allied disciplines relevant to the above.
Appointments and emoluments
Appointments will normally be at the level of Fellow (equivalent to Assistant Professor), but candidates for more senior positions will also be considered. Similarly, fresh PhDs could be considered for 'faculty-track' post-doctoral positions. The positions are long-term, supported by endowments. Salaries at ATREE are competitive and at par with the IITs/IISc. The positions will be based in Bangalore.
ATREE 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.
Interested candidates should email their CV, names and contact information of three references, a concise and clear proposal (five pages) and a letter describing their professional goals and interests. Mails and queries should be addressed to:
The HR Officer
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Royal Enclave, Srirampura, Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064.
Tel: +91 (80) 2363-5555, Fax: 2353-0070