Research Positions: SRA/RA Natural Sciences/Engg.

We are looking to fill a position at the Senior Research Associate/Research Associate level for the project with a natural science or engineering background. The researcher will be engaged in extensive field data collection and analysis, and will participate in the writing up and dissemination of the results. The work will involve extensive engagement with local communities and decision-makers, as well as being interdisciplinary and academically rigorous. The SRAs/RAs recruited will work as part of an interdisciplinary team comprising economists and social scientists, but with distinct responsibilities.

Essential qualifications and skills

a) First class M.E/M. Tech/M.Sc (Water Resources Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Environmental Science)
b) Experience in Water quality modeling/Hydraulic Modeling
c) Ability to gather and analyze data, both qualitative and quantitative
d) Competence in English communication, both oral and written
e) Willingness to carry out extensive fieldwork in rural areas
f) Ability to network/liaison with local groups, organizations, agencies and the research team

Desirable qualifications
a) Knowledge of local language
b) Prior training or experience in working with issues relating to water and/or climate change

Gross salary: Rs. 26,000 to Rs. 35,000 per month depending upon qualifications and experience.

Other benefits as per ATREE norms. Designation will also depend upon qualifications and experience.

Duration of appointment: 2 years (to be confirmed after the first 3 months)

Interested people are requested to contact: Usha (usha.h@atree.org) for natural science positions. Please furnish a current CV, a writing sample such as a research paper, project report or thesis chapter, and contact information of two referees.

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