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From: Abhishek Mukherjee <amukh@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, Dec 11, 2019, 9:20 AM
Subject: Short term job opportunity
Dear team: Please circulate the Short Term Job Opportunity in the group.
Thanks in advance
We are looking for two (2) young and enthusiastic individuals for a short
term to work in an online environment in a project on ornamental plant
invasion in India. Please see the brief description below. For more
details, please see the attached pdf.
*Brief description of the project*: The horticulture trade is one of the
major pathways for the introduction of alien plants. We aim to prepare a
database of alien ornamentals in India from existing databases and nursery
catalogues and identify the relationship of socio-economic variables and
plant traits influencing naturalization success.
*Project team*: This is a joint work initiated by the scientists from the
Indian Statistical Institute (Giridih, Jharkhand, India), Sun Yat-sen
University (Guangzhou, China), and Institute of Chemical Technology
*Duration*: 2 months
*Requirements*: (i) We are looking for candidates with *at least a
bachelor’s degree in any discipline in science*. Candidates with higher
qualifications are also encouraged to apply. Prior experience in invasion
ecology will be beneficial. (ii) Proficiency in Microsoft Office
(particularly, in MS Excel and/or Access) is a must. (iii) The project
requires frequent online meetings with PIs. Therefore, the selected
candidate should have access to internet and is familiar with online
meeting platforms like Skype. (iv) It is essential for the candidates to
speak, read and write English; for effective communication with the project
*Why you should be interested*: Your participation in this project will be
online and no physical presence is required. You can work at your own
convenience. At the end of the project, you will receive (i)* a letter of
appreciation signed by the project leaders*, and (ii) *Rs. 20,000,* *as a
token of appreciation*.
*How to apply*: If you are interested in this project, email us your
current CV and a cover letter expressing your interest to
orpinion@xxxxxxxxxxx by *January 5, 2020*. Your cover letter should be
brief, yet explicit enough to state how you can fit in our working group
with the requirements mentioned above.
*Or*namental *P*lant *In*vas*io*n in I*n*dia
Abhishek Mukherjee, PhD
Biological Science Division
Agriculture and Ecology Research Unit
Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih Unit
Giridih, Jharkhand - 815 301
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