[meetyeti] Research Assistant

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> From: sagarika.phalke@xxxxxxxxxx
> Date: 11 June 2014 16:47:45 IST
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> 
> A Rocha India, is now offering a post of ‘Research Assistant’ for the 
> following research programme:
>  
> Project title: To assess welfare and management of Captive Elephants at 
> Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bangalore
>  
> Project Description: Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) is situated in the 
> national park also known by the same name. There are currently 15 captive 
> elephants at the zoo and the aim of this project is to understand the current 
> welfare regimes and scope for recommendations.  The secondary aim of the 
> project would also involve understanding the well being of mahouts as there 
> is a direct co-relation to the welfare of the elephants.
>  
> The study will involve field based observations, questionnaires from various 
> sources linked to the welfare regime, and field surveys.  The study will also 
> involve obtaining morphological profiles of each of the elephants. The 
> Captive elephants at BBP are allowed to free graze in the national park and 
> do interact with wild conspecifics; we aim to study the interaction and any 
> emerging patterns of behavior.
>  
> Project Duration: 12 months (Beginning from June 2014)
> 
> Terms and Conditions:
> 
> 1. All field-based employments / intern-ships will have a minimum probation 
> period of 3 months.
> 2. Duration of employment will be for a minimum period of 6 months, with a 
> consolidated pay that will be decided upon qualifications and experience.
> 3. Fieldwork will be conducted in Bannerghatta Biological Park and 
> Bannerghatta National Park (Bangalore, Karnataka)
> 4. Candidate requirements: a. Good people skills. b. Physically fit and 
> compatible with arduous working hours and hiking experience. c. Languages: 
> Kannada: Working proficiency, English: Fluent. d. Ability to drive and 
> navigate a four-wheel.
> 5. Interested individuals will have to fill a registration and indemnity form 
> upon acceptance of candidature
> 6. Individuals will undergo a field based training session for (1 week) 
> before commencement of role play.
> 7. Participants will be awarded a participation certificate along with a 
> letter of acknowledgement of role play.
> 8. Candidate should be above 25 years of age.
> 
> Last date for applications: 22nd June 2014
> 
> Project Supervisor: Ms Sagarika Phalke, (sagarika.phalke@xxxxxxxxxx)
> 
> For those who are interested kindly, email the project supervisor with the 
> following details:
> 
> Name:
> Age:
> Sex:
> DOB:
> Phone:
> 
> Prior surveying/research experience (if any):
> 
> If YES, state the following:
> 
> Project Title:
> Institution Name:
> Study Area:
> Supervisor Contact:
> 
> ENCLOSE COPY OF CV
> 
> Note:
> * If ALL the above information is not provided, the candidate will be 
> disqualified.
> * ALL applications will undergo screening before candidature.
> * ALL photographic records will be withheld by A Rocha India upon completion 
> of tenure ship
> * Termination of candidature will solely rest with A Rocha India upon 
> violation of role.
> 
> * Short-listed candidates will be called for an interview upon which final 
> placement will be decided.
> 
> (For those interested in intern-ships, please apply separately).
> 
> 
> 
> 

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