Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST) invited application for the post of Project Assistant and Junior Research Fellow(JRF). Interested candidates can appear for walk-in Interview on 09 May & 11 May 2017.
Date of walk-in Interview – 09 May & 11 May 2017.
- Project Assistant - 10 Posts
- Junior Research Fellow – 09 Posts
Age Limit – 28 Years
Educational Qualification for Project Assistant and Junior Research Fellow Posts
Investigation on the Health Status/Morality of Sandalwoods in Marayoor reserve (Kerala FD), Development of Integrated Pest Management Strategies against the major defoliating pests of Mangroves in the Thane district of Maharashtra – The candidate should have degree in B.Sc in any branch of Life Sciences with knowledge of Computer Applications
Comparative Study on growth, wood quality and financial returns of teak managed under different agroforestry Practices in Karnataka- The candidate should have degree in B.Sc or B.Tech.
Assess Variability in growth, heartwood, colour, oil yield and chemical profiling for Indian Sandalwood Populations in Kerala, Evaluating the present status of various research trials established by Karnataka Forest Department (Phase-I), Assessment of the potential hazard risk of ageing urban trees in and around Bangalore city, Incidence, forecast and control of emerging and re-emerging disease problems in nurseries and plantations and Sandalwood - The candidate should be Graduate in Biological Science.
Steam bending properties of selected plantation grown timbers – The candidate should have degree in B.Sc with Chemistry as one of the subject.
Effect of Management practices on wood quality of Mella dubia Cav ., Wood anatomical studies of important mangroves spices from Maharashtra sea coast for the identification - B.Sc Forestry/Botany as one of the subject.
Junior Research Fellow
Investigation on the Health Status/Morality of Sandalwoods in Marayoor reserve (Kerala FD) - The candidate should have degree in M.Sc in Zoology/Life Science with Entomology as one of the subjects or M.Sc in Agricultural Entomology.
Development of agro fiber filled reinforced polypropylene composites- The candidate should have degree in M.Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Wood Science Polymer Science.
Soil Carbon Sequestration potential in permanent preservation plot in wet evergreen and moist deciduous forests in Central Western Ghats of Karnataka – First class M.Sc in Agriculture/Forestry/Life Sciences/Environmental Sciences.
Thermal modification of bamboos for improving various properties and value-added applications – Candidate should have first class degree in Wood Science and Technology/Chemistry/Physics and M.Tech.
Evaluation of germplasm of Dendrocalmus stocksit for growth, biomass production and quality parameters for selection of superior genotypes- The candidate should possess first class M.Sc in Forestry/Wood Science/Physics.
Efficacy of Nano metal oxides as wood preservatives- Candidate should have First Class M.Sc degree in Chemistry/Wood Science.
Development of Integrated Pest Management Strategies against the major defoliating pests of Mangroves in the Thane district of Maharashtra- Candidate should have first class M.Sc degree in Zoology/Life Science with Entomology as one subject or M.Sc in Agricultural Entomology.
Development of procedure for forensic identification of illegally cut mangrove trees using molecular maker techniques- Candidate should have M.Sc degree in Biotechnology/Genetics/Life Sciences with good academic record.
How to apply for IWST, Project Assistant and Junior Research Fellow Posts
Eligible candidates can appear for walk-in Interview on 9 May 2017 for Project Assistant and 11 May for Junior Research Fellow. Candidates should submit filled in application in person on the date of Interview from 9.00 AM to 10.00 AM. The registration process will be closed by the above specified time on the date of walk-in Interview. Candidates are required to bring all requisite documents along with detailed bio-data at Institute of Wood Science and Technology (Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education), P.O. Malleswaram, Bengaluru – 560003. Attested copies of all documents are to be attached with bio-data while appearing for the Interview.
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