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Vacancy under the project “Strengthening in-situ conservation of small cats and other elusive wild mammals in Meghalaya”

Project Description: The project “Strengthening in-situ conservation of small cats and other elusive wild mammals in Meghalaya” is being implemented by the Meghalaya Forest Department and Global Tiger Forum (GTF), in collaboration with the MoEF&CC, Government of India. The project is aimed towards understanding the distribution, status, co-occurrence of small wild cats and some elusive mammals, while evolving an action plan for community stewardship with livelihood options.

PositionTechnical Consultant (Monitoring and Ecology) – 1
Essential Qualification (EQ)Post graduation in the field of Wildlife/Biodiversity/Environment Science/RS-GIS/other related disciplines
Description of Worki) Design field surveys and impart training to the field teams
ii) Coordinate and Supervise field surveys in Meghalaya for primary and secondary data collection
iii) Coordinate field survey for investigating ecological status of the small cats and other elusive mammals
iv) Coordinate camera trapping work in the project area
v) Any other tasks assigned by the GTF
Experiencei) 2-3 years’ experience in related field(s)
ii) Experience in Habitat Modelling/ Ecological-Informatics/ Ecological Spatial Modelling-GIS
iii) Experience in designing surveys and handing/installation of camera traps
iv) Experience in writing scientific manuscripts, and good knowledge of wildlife, flora and fauna
v) Proficiency in MS office and data analysis programs
vi) Excellent communication and scientific writing skills
DurationOne year with scope of extension based on satisfactory performance
Duty LocationDelhi/Meghalaya (with possibility of travel to the project site/HQ as and when required)
Consultant FeesBased on experience and skills
Application procedureApplicants need to send an email to with the subject line “Application for the post of Technical Consultant (Monitoring and Ecology) in Meghalaya”, along with the following documents:
1) Copy of your updated Curriculum vitae (CV)
2) One-page Statement of Purpose (SOP)
Application StatusOpen

Please note: All applications will be reviewed, but only shortlisted candidates will be notified further.