Walk-in Interview Notification for One Project Assistant Position at the Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata dated.02.08-2019

A Walk-in-interview will be held for the appointment of one Project Assistants in the MoES sponsored Research Project titled ‘Benthic-pelagic linking: An approach to delineate economically important macrobenthic population of Sundarbans Estuarine System’ in the Department of Life Sciences (Erstwhile Zoology section), Presidency University on Wednesday, 07.08.2019 at 3 p.m.

Date of interview: 07.08.2019 at 3 p.m.

Place of interview: Department of Life Sciences (Erstwhile Zoology Section, 2nd Floor, Bakers Building), Presidency University (Erstwhile Presidency College), 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073, India.

Time of interview: 3 p.m. The candidates are requested to reach the venue by 02.30 p.m.

Name of the Position: Project Assistant

Number of positions: 1

Duration: Appointment will be till end of the project (i.e 10.04.2020) further extension may be granted depending upon approval of funding agency.

Salary: Rs.16400 per month (Basic14000 +HRA (15%) 2100+ MA 300)

Essential qualification: First class M.Sc. Degree or equivalent in Zoology/Marine Sciences/Marine Biology from recognized university.

Desirable qualification: Applicants having a valid rank inCSIR/UGC­NET JRF/LS Examination and/or at least 1 year research experience in Marine Biology related work will be given preference.

Job requirement: To participate extensively in cruises/ field work at Sundarban Estuarine System, biological sample collection and analysis, which is the first and foremost requirement of the project. The PA will be responsible for the taxonomic identification of marine zooplankton species. Students desire to work on taxonomic work encourage to apply.

Interested candidates may send their CV along with cover letter to Dr. Sumit Mandal, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata @ email: sumit.dbs@presiuniv.ac.in by 06.08.2019.

All interested candidates are requested to appear for an interview with the following in two sets:

  • A detailed CV
  • Degree certificates (photocopies to be submitted. Originals to be brought for verification).
  • Publications (thesis/ project reports to be brought for verification).

The original certificates and mark sheets are to be presented before the Selection Committee on the day of the interview. Applicants arriving 30 minutes after the schedule time of interview shall not be called for the same. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

Dr. Sumit Mandal (Principal Investigator)

Assistant Professor

Department of Life Sciences

86/1, College Street

Kolkata 700073

Email: sumit.dbs@presiuniv.ac.in

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