Job code: 2019/01

Wildlife Conservation Society/Turtle Survival Alliance India – Turtle Conservation Program

Position: Scientific Officer (Post-Doctoral Fellow)

Station: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh



PhD in wildlife, conservation biology, zoology, ecological studies or relevant subject

OR M.Sc. in aforementioned subjects + five years minimum experience

Minimum age: 35 years (age limit may be relaxed in exceptional cases)


Minimum of two peer reviewed published papers in Wildlife, Biological Sciences, Conservation Science or similar fields

Previous knowledge of herpetological research

Previous knowledge in writing grant applications, project proposals and reports

Job responsibilities:

  1. Assist with writing scientific grant proposals, permit application and reports
  2. Assisting with study design and supervise implementation of long term aquatic wildlife conservation projects along all project sites
  3. Assist with collation and analysis of past and future data and scientific publications
  4. Represent organization in national and international scientific and conservation meetings, workshops and consultations

Additional information:

  • Position is based in Lucknow but will involve some travel
  • Position will involve three month probationary period, after which performance will be evaluated and a permanent position will be offered

Compensation: Rs. 36,000 (all inclusive and negotiable)

Last date for applications: 16th February 2019

Date of Joining: 1st March 2019

Duration of project: 1 year; extendable

Application guidelines:

Kindly submit the following documents:

  • CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • One Passport photograph
  • Statement of purpose (maximum one page, no smaller than font size 12)

Kindly submit all documents electronically to Please note that physical copies submitted to the office or phone calls made to the office will result in immediate rejection of application.

Please also note that failure to comply with the application guidelines will result in the immediate rejection of application.

For any further queries, kindly contact