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SKUAST Kashmir Division of Wildlife Sciences Faculty of Forestry Advertisement Notice 2024

Sheikh Owais

Job Opportunity: Project Associate-1/Junior Research Fellow at University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir

The University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, specifically the Division of Wildlife Sciences, is offering a unique opportunity for eligible candidates to work on the critically endangered Kashmir Red Deer conservation project funded by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MOEFCC) of the Government of India.

Position Details

  • Position Advertised: Project Associate-1/Junior Research Fellow
  • Number of Positions: One (01)
  • Monthly Emoluments: Rs. 31,000 + HRA for NET qualified candidates; Rs. 25,000 + HRA for Non-NET candidates
  • Age Limit: Up to 40 years
  • Project Duration: 09 Months


  • Essential Qualifications: Masters (MSc/MVSc) in Wildlife Sciences OR MSc in Zoology/Forestry/Veterinary Science/Biotechnology with wildlife field experience
  • Desirable Qualifications: BSc in Agriculture & allied fields/Natural Sciences with significant experience in Wildlife conservation genetics
  • Description of Work: Involves field surveys, sample collection, molecular genetics work, and preparation of project reports

Terms & Conditions

  1. The positions are temporary and co-terminus with the project.
  2. Selected candidates shall not have a claim for absorption in SKUAST.
  3. Probation for six months; performance will be periodically reviewed.
  4. Candidates may need to work at field stations and laboratories in Dehradun.

Interested candidates are invited for walk-in interviews on March 26, 2024, at 10 A.M. at the office of the Director Research, SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar. Applicants must bring their application, bio-data, and necessary documents on the scheduled date.

For further queries, contact:

  • Sher-e-Kashmir Faculty of Forestry, Benihama 191201
  • Cell: 09419543879
  • Email:

This opportunity, under the leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Khursheed Ahmad, offers a chance to contribute to the conservation of the Kashmir Red Deer, a critically endangered species. Join the team in making a difference in wildlife conservation and genetic research.

Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting project and other opportunities at the University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir’s Division of Wildlife Sciences.

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