WIHG Jobs 2017 – Research Associate & Jr. Research Fellow, India


WIHG Jobs 2017 – Research Associate & Jr. Research Fellow, India

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), an autonomous research institute of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, undertakes an advanced level of research in all aspects of the geosciences and Geodynamics of the Himalaya. The Department of Science Technology has given Wadia Institute the responsibility of coordinating geological aspects of the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC). The broad objectives of NMSHE include the understanding of the complex processes affecting the Himalayan Ecosystem and evolve suitable management and policy measures for sustaining and safeguarding the Himalayan ecosystem.journalban

WIHG invites applications for purely temporary contractual position of Research Associate and Junior Research Fellow in the DST sponsored project entitled: “Status of Geo-resources and Impact Assessment of Geological (exogenic) Processes in NW Himalayan Ecosystem” under NMSHE program.

Job Title: Research Associate

Job Location: Dehradun

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. with 1st class M.Sc. / M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Geoinformatics / Geophysics / Physics.

Desirable Experience: Research experience in Glaciology/Hydrometeorology/Hydrogeological/Quaternary Geology/ Geomorphology/ Mass movement studies/ Mining environments. Candidates worked in the Himalayan terrain and have working knowledge of Remote Sensing/GIS and MATLAB and other modelling software’s will be preferred.

Salary: Rs. 36,000/- p.m. (Consolidated) + Admissible HRA.

Age Limit: 35 years

Job Title: Junior Research Fellow

Job Location: Dehradun

Educational Qualification: 1st class M.Sc. / M.Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Geoinformatics /Physics.Peerscientist

Desirable Experience: Experience in Remote Sensing and GIS, mapping of geological features, knowledge of landform evolution, landslides, mineral resources, mines and environment in Himalaya, glaciology, hydrogeology, working knowledge of MATLAB. Candidates with Physics/Maths at B.Sc. level and worked in the Himalayan region will be preferred.


  • Rs. 25,000- + Admissible HRA to NET (JRF)/GATE qualified candidates.
  • Rs. 12,000/- + Admissible HRA to Non-NET/GATE qualified candidates.

Age Limit: 28 years

How to Apply: Interested candidates can download the Application Performa from the Website www.wihg.res.in and submit their applications only in the prescribed Performa along with self attested photocopies of certificates and marksheets in support of educational qualification to the following address.


Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology,

33, General Mahadeo Singh Road,

Dehradun-248001 (Uttarakhand).

Important Dates

Start Date: 5th December 2017

End Date: 4:00 p.m. on 15th January 2018 

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