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Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun notifies 10 vacancies

Jan 7, 2013 11:17 IST

    Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehra Dun is an Autonomous Institution of Department of Science & Technology under Government of India. The Institute is operating the “Centre for Glaciology at WIHG”, which is
    likely to eventually usher into an independent “National  Institute for Himalayan Glaciology”. The Main objective of the Centre is to mount a coordinated research initiative on Himalayan glaciers to understand the factors controlling the effects of climate on glaciers. 

    With an aim to develop trained manpower to achieve major scientific goals in the area of glaciology, the Institute invited applications from eligible Indian citizens for 10 posts. Eligible candidates can send their applications till
    18 January 2013.

    Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 18 January 2013

    Vacancy Details
    No. of Posts:
    10

    Sl. No Name of Post No. of Posts Age Limit (as
    on closing date)
    Pay Scale Educational Qualification
    1 Scientist ‘G’/ Principal Scientist 1 post 52 years for direct recruits.
    56 years for those recruited on deputation
    Pay Band-4: Rs.37400 -67000 + GP Rs.10000 plus admissible allowances. Doctoral degree in Earth Science or equivalent in domain areas of research undertaken in WIHG.
    2 Scientist ‘F’
    2 posts
    50 years
     Pay Band-4: Rs.37400 -67000 + GP Rs.8900 plus admissible allowances. Doctoral degree in Earth Science or equivalent in domain areas of research undertaken in WIHG.
    3 Technical Officer
    1 post
    40 years
    Pay Band - 4: Rs.15600 - 39100 + GP Rs.5400 plus admissible allowances.
    M.Sc / B.E / /B.Tech or equivalent.
    4  Junior Technical Officer  3 posts 35 years
    Pay Band - 2: Rs.9300 -34800 + GP: Rs.4600 plus  admissible allowances
     M.Sc. / BE / B.Tech. or equivalent or Diploma in Engineering / Technology of minimum 3 years / B.Sc.
    5  Senior Technical Assistant 3 posts
    30 years
     Pay Band - 2: Rs.9300 -34800 + GP: Rs.4200 plus  admissible allowances  M.Sc. / BE / B.Tech or equivalent or Diploma in Engineering / Technology of minimum 3 years / B.Sc.

    Experience
    For the post of Scientist ‘G’/ Principal Scientist
    (A) In case of direct recruitment:
    (i) At least 14 years of experience in research and development in academic institutions and / or Science & Technology organization, out of which minimum five years experiences should be in the specific areas of research in the field of glaciology.
    (ii) High quality research publications in peer reviewed science journals and / or National / International patents.
    (iii) Experience in planning, administration and development of R&D organization.
    (B) In case of recruitment by deputation:
    Scientists or Technologists working in the Central / State Government / Universities / Recognized Research Institution / Semi-Government, Statutory or Autonomous Organizations:
    (i) Holding analogous post; or.
    (ii) With three year service in the posts in PB-4: Rs.37400 - 67000 + Grade Pay Rs.8900 or equivalent; or
    (iii) With five year service in posts in PB-4: Rs.374000 - 67000 + Grade Pay Rs.8700 or equivalent
    (iii)  Maximum tenure of deputation is up to 5 years or as decided by the Governing Body or the tenure of the project, whichever is earlier.

    For the post of Scientist ‘F’
    (A) In case of direct recruitment:
    (i) At least 12 years of experience in research and development in academic institutions and / or Science & Technology organizations, out of which minimum five years experience should be in the specific areas of glaciology.
    (ii) High quality research publications in peer reviewed science journals and / or National / International patents.
    (iii) Experience in planning, administration and development of R&D organization.
    (B) In case of recruitment by deputation:
    Scientists or Technologists working in the Central / State Government / Universities / Recognized Research Institutions / Semi - Government, Statutory or Autonomous Organizations
    (i) Holding analogous post; or
    (ii) With 3 year service in the posts in PB-4: Rs.37400 – 67000 + Grade Pay Rs.8700 or equivalent; or
    (iii) With 5 year service in posts in PB-3: Rs.15600 – 39100 + Grade Pay Rs.7600 or equivalent: and  
    (iv) Maximum tenure of deputation is 5 years or as decided by the Director of the Institute or the tenure of the project, whichever is earlier.

    For the post of Technical Officer
    (A) In case of direct recruitment:
    At least 7 years of experience in relevant areas of research and development and / or handling / operating and maintaining scientific equipment / instruments. Preference will be given to those having experience in handling / operating and maintenance of equipment / instruments used in research work in the specialized area of earth sciences in academic institutions and/or Science & Technology organizations.
    (B) In case of recruitment by deputation:
    Candidates working in the relevant field in the Central / State Government / Universities / Recognized Research Institutions / Semi - Government, Statutory or Autonomous Organizations:
    (i) Holding analogous post; or
    (ii) With 3 year service in the posts in PB-2: Rs.9300 – 34800 + Grade Pay Rs.4600 or equivalent; or
    (iii) With 5 year service in posts in PB-2: Rs.9300 – 34800 + Grade Pay Rs.4200 or equivalent
    (iv) Maximum tenure of deputation is 5 years or as decided by the Director of the Institute or the tenure of the project, whichever is earlier

    For the post of Junior Technical Officer
    (A) In case of direct recruitment:
    At least 3 years of relevant experience in case of candidates having M.Sc. / B.E / B.Tech. Degree and at least 8 years of experience in case of other candidates
    (B) In case of recruitment by deputation:
    Candidates working in the relevant field in the Central / State Government / Universities / Recognized Research Institutions / Semi - Government, Statutory or Autonomous Organizations:
    (i) Holding analogous post; or
    (ii) With 3 year service in the posts in PB-2: Rs.9300 – 34800 + Grade Pay Rs.4200 or equivalent; or
    (iii) With 5 year service in posts in PB-l: Rs.5200 - 20200+Grade Pay Rs.2800 or equivalent:
    (iv) Maximum tenure of deputation is 5 years or as decided by the Director of the Institute or the tenure of the project, whichever is earlier.

    For the post of Senior Technical Assistant
    (A) In case of direct recruitment:
    At least 5 years of relevant experience in case of candidates other than those having M.Sc / BE / B.Tech degree. Desirable: Relevant experience of at least one year in case of candidates having M.Sc / BE / B.Tech degree.
    (B) In case of recruitment by deputation:
    Candidates working in the relevant field in the Central / State Government / Universities / Recognized Research Institutions / Semi - Government, Statutory or Autonomous Organizations:
    (i) Holding analogous post; or
    (ii) With 5 year service in the posts in PB-1: Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay: Rs.2800 or equivalent; or
    (iii) Maximum tenure of deputation is 5 years or as decided by the Director of the Institute or the tenure of the project, whichever is earlier.

    Selection Procedure: Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in Interview.
    Candidates will be shortlisted based on the merit of their qualifications and experience.  Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview.

    To and fro 3 tier train fare / ordinary bus fare by the shortest route will be paid to the outstation candidates for attending the interview.

    How to Apply: Applications in the prescribed format along with attested copies of required documents should be sent to “The Registrar, Wadia  Institute of Himalayan Geology,  33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehra Dun  – 248001”  so as to reach the given office on or before  18 January 2013 (1600 hrs).

    Application forms separately for the scientific and technical positions are available on the WIHG website.

    NOTE:                                
    Age relaxed by 5 years for SC / ST and PH candidates and by 3 years for OBC candidates, in case of direct recruitments.  

    All the positions will be co-terminus with the tenure of the project.

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