NEHU Recruitment 2019 – SRF/SPF/JRF/JPF/ Field Assistant [3 posts]

NEHU Recruitment 2019

Applications are invited for filling up of purely temporary positions of Project Staff in a multi-institutional project (NMHS-2017/LG-01/475) entitled “Invasive Alien Plants in Himalayas: Status, Ecological Impact and Management” to be executed at the Department of Botany, NEHU, Shillong.

No of posts:

Educational Qualification: 

a) M.Sc. in Botany/ Environmental Sciences/ Forestry or allied subjects.
b) CSIR-UGC NET qualification for SRF/JRF (else SPF/JPF).
c) Two years of research experience for SRF/SPF.
Age: born after 1988.

2. Field Assistant
No of posts:

Educational Qualification: Matriculate or higher.
born after 1994.

The candidates should be self-driven, highly motivated and willing to undertake extensive fieldwork in remote field sites in Meghalaya and Assam. The candidates are expected to travel and brave all weather conditions while rigorously working in the field at their own risk. They should be able to collect and curate the plant specimens, prepare herbarium and taxonomically classify the plants, analyze data and write reports. The candidates may be facilitated to register for Ph.D. degree subject to fulfilling mandatory admission requirements.

All positions shall be filled for a fixed tenure and extended periodically based on the progress maximally up to the completion/closure of the project. The emoluments for the positions shall be as per the conditions laid down in the project and/or governed by the rules. The SRF/JRF with CSIR-NET qualification shall get Rs. 28,000/Rs. 25,000 (fixed). The SPF/JPF without NET qualification shall get Rs. 18,000/Rs. 16,000. The Field Assistant shall get an emolument of not more than Rs. 10000/- pm.

The interested candidates shall fill the Application Form online by logging into their Google account and then pasting the URL in their browser latest by April 22, 2019 (Paste URL: A candidate can fill only one form. A screening committee shall shortlist the candidates for the interview. The shortlisted candidates shall be informed by email and their list shall be uploaded at the NEHU website ( by April 26, 2019. Merely fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be shortlisted. The shortlisted candidates shall appear for interview on April 29, 2019 (Tuesday) at 12.30 pm in the office chamber of the Head, Department of Botany in NEHU Campus, Shillong. The candidates shall bring three print copies of their Summary CV in the prescribed format to be available in a separate MS-Word file, along with
certificates, testimonials, publications etc. in original at the time of interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview. The Department reserves the right to vary the number of positions to fill up. Canvassing in any form shall be disqualification. The candidates are expected to join immediately after selection.

The Principal Investigator, NMHS Project, Department of Botany, NEHU, Shillong.

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