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Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management
Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal
DD - 24, Sector - I, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700064
Phone: (033) 2334-0239/0531

Ref. No.: 137–IESWM/4E-37/2018-19(202A), Date: 24/07/2018
 
The Institute is looking for engagement of 1 (one) “Consultant Scientist” who will carry out research works/projects/studies related to environment and ecosystem as per terms of reference (TOR) furnished hereunder:

A. Background:

The Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management (IESWM) is a Research Institute functioning under Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal and is carrying out various research works/projects/studies related to the Environment and Ecosystem. The Institute is an authorized agency of Ministry of Forest & Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of India for preparation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) maps demarcating High Tide Line (HTL) and Low Tide Line (LTL). Presently Institute is carrying out a project, “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water in South 24-Parganas and Purba Burdwan Districts”.

B. Objective:

The purpose of the assignment is primarily carrying out scientific activities of the institute and would be required to prepare, obtain and conduct all projects under a programme from project planning level up to the completion of the project. In order to meet the objectives, the incumbent will be required to interact with Officials of various Government Departments and monitor scientific data collection and analysis thereof as per need.

Objective of the ongoing project titled “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water in South 24-Parganas and Purba Burdwan Districts” is to measure the degree of the toxic metal concentration exposure on edible components which can create health issues to the human beings. Data related to the least and the most affected foodstuffs will also be collected and assessed and compared.

New projects and studies have to planned and executed.


C. Terms of Reference for engaging Consultant Scientist:
 
i) To execute and supervise research assignments, projects/consultancy assignments, department works etc. in the field of Environment, Pollution, Wetland, Energy Conservation, Rainwater Harvesting and other scientific streams.
ii) To supervise the work of other Scientific/Technical Staff working in different projects/assignments and also in institute’s laboratory.
iii) To prepare project proposals and design, formulate, co-ordinate, execute projects/research studies/assignments/deptt. works etc.
iv) Plan and conduct field related activities.
v) Preliminary and follow up correspondence with the management, other departments, scientific & research organisation and other stake holders.
vi) Preparation of reports, presentation. Brochures, information booklets, SOPs and other communication material.
vii) To carry out the existing project, “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water”.
 
D. Other Details:
 
1) Name of the assignment: Consultant Scientist (One Number)

2) Duration of Consultancy: One year.

3) Remuneration: Rs. 50,000/- per month (Consolidated)

4) Age: Maximum 62 years as on 01/06/2018.
 
E. Eligibility:
 
a) Ph.D with M.Sc. in Chemistry/Botany/Zoology/Marine Science / M. Tech in Environmental Engineering from recognized University.
b) 12 (twelve) years’ experience in related discipline with field related activities.
c) Should have ability to assess the quality of the data/reports etc.
d) Should posses excellent communication skills especially written communication.
 
F. General Instructions:
 
a) Interested and qualified candidates may submit their applications neatly handwritten or typed out in A4 size paper giving full bio-data (with contact phone no.) with a recent passport size photograph pasted on it along with one set of photocopy of all testimonials duly attested.
b) The envelope containing the application should bear the advertisement number and clearly marked “Application for the post of Consultant Scientist”.
c) Applicants will have to produce proof of details in original as furnished in the application, during interview or as required.
d) It may be noted that if in any stage, it is discovered that an attempt has been made by the applicant to willfully conceal/misrepresent the fact/s, his/her candidature will be summarily rejected or the engagement will be terminated, as the case may be.
e) Applications received after due date, unsigned applications or incomplete in any respect, will not be considered.
f) This engagement will not confer you any claims, rights, interests or further claims for any job or further engagement/appointment in IESWM. IESWM has no obligation to extend the engagement period.
g) This engagement can be terminated at any time with one month’s notice from either side without assigning any reason whatsoever.
 
Applications may be sent to the below-mentioned address, on or before 4-00 P.M. on 06.08.2018
 
The Chief Administrative Officer
Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management
DD-24, Sector-I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 064
Phone Nos: (033) 2334 0239/0531
Fax No.: (033) 2358 0967
E-mail: contact@ieswm.org
 
 
 
Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management
Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal
DD - 24, Sector - I, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700064
Phone: (033) 2334-0239/0531

Ref. No. 122–IESWM/3P-170/2018-2019(495), Date: 12/07/2018
 
The Institute intends to engage 1 (One) Senior Research Fellow for the project entitled “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water in South 24 Parganas and Purba Burdwan Districts”.

A. Post - 1 Post

B. Educational Qualification - M.Sc. in Environmental Science / Chemistry.

C. Experience - 2 years’ experience in the relevant field.

D. Remuneration - Rs. 18,400/- per month (Consolidated).

E. Tenure - 6 months (tentatively).

F. Age - Maximum 40 years as on 01.01.2018.

G. General Instructions:
 
a) Application in plain paper addressing to the Chief Administrative Officer, Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management, DD – 24, Sector – I, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 064, giving full bio-data with contact phone number and recent passport size photograph (pasted on application) along with photocopy of all testimonials to be submitted within 27/07/2018.
b) The envelope containing the application should bear the advertisement number and clearly marked “Application for the post of Senior Research Fellow”.
c) Applications received after due date, unsigned applications or incomplete in any respect, will not be considered.
d) Applicants will have to produce proof of details in original during interview or as required.
e) The said post is purely temporary and contractual.
f) This engagement will not confer any claim, right, interest or further claim for any job or further engagement/appointment in IESWM. IESWM has no obligation to extend the engagement period.
g) This engagement can be terminated at any time with one month’s notice from either side without assigning any reason whatsoever.
h) It may be noted that if in any stage, it is discovered that an attempt has been made by the applicant to wilfully conceal/misrepresent the fact/s, his/her candidature will be summarily rejected or the engagement will be terminated, as the case may be.
 
(Alak Haldar)
Chief Administrative Officer, IESWM
 
 
 
Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management
Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal
DD - 24, Sector - I, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700064
Phone: (033) 2334-0239/0531

Ref. No. 106–IESWM/4E-37/2018-19(202A), Date: 26/06/2018
 
The Institute is looking for engagement of 1 (one) “Consultant Scientist” who will carry out research works/projects/studies related to environment and ecosystem as per terms of reference (TOR) furnished hereunder:

A. Background:

The Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management (IESWM) is a Research Institute functioning under Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal and is carrying out various research works/projects/studies related to the Environment and Ecosystem. The Institute is an authorized agency of Ministry of Forest & Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of India for preparation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) maps demarcating High Tide Line (HTL) and Low Tide Line (LTL). Presently Institute is carrying out a project, “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water in South 24-Parganas and Purba Burdwan Districts”.

B. Objective:

The purpose of the assignment is primarily carrying out scientific activities of the institute and would be required to prepare, obtain and conduct all projects under a programme from project planning level up to the completion of the project. In order to meet the objectives, the incumbent will be required to interact with Officials of various Government Departments and monitor scientific data collection and analysis thereof as per need.

Objective of the ongoing project titled “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water in South 24-Parganas and Purba Burdwan Districts” is to measure the degree of the toxic metal concentration exposure on edible components which can create health issues to the human beings. Data related to the least and the most affected foodstuffs will also be collected and assessed and compared.

New projects and studies have to planned and executed.


C. Terms of Reference for engaging Consultant Scientist:
 
i) To execute and supervise research assignments, projects/consultancy assignments, department works etc. in the field of Environment, Pollution, Wetland, Energy Conservation, Rainwater Harvesting and other scientific streams.
ii) To supervise the work of other Scientific/Technical Staff working in different projects/assignments and also in institute’s laboratory.
iii) To prepare project proposals and design, formulate, co-ordinate, execute projects/research studies/assignments/deptt. works etc.
iv) Plan and conduct field related activities.
v) Preliminary and follow up correspondence with the management, other departments, scientific & research organisation and other stake holders.
vi) Preparation of reports, presentation. Brochures, information booklets, SOPs and other communication material.
vii) To carry out the existing project, “Determination of Heavy Metals in Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water”.
 
D. Other Details:
 
1) Name of the assignment: Consultant Scientist (One Number)

2) Duration of Consultancy: One year.

3) Remuneration: Rs. 50,000/- per month (Consolidated)

4) Age: Maximum 62 years as on 01/06/2018.
 
E. Eligibility:
 
a) Ph.D with M.Sc. in Chemistry/Botany/Zoology/Marine Science/M. Tech in Environmental Engineering from recognized University.
b) 12 (Twelve) years’ experience in related discipline with field related activities.
c) Should have ability to assess the quality of the data/reports etc.
d) Should posses excellent communication skills especially written communication.
 
F. General Instructions:
 
a) Interested and qualified candidates may submit their applications neatly handwritten or typed out in A4 size paper giving full bio-data (with contact phone no.) with a recent passport size photograph pasted on it along with one set of photocopy of all testimonials duly attested.
b) The envelope containing the application should bear the advertisement number and clearly marked “Application for the post of Consultant Scientist”.
c) Applicants will have to produce proof of details in original as furnished in the application, during interview or as required.
d) It may be noted that if in any stage, it is discovered that an attempt has been made by the applicant to willfully conceal/misrepresent the fact/s, his/her candidature will be summarily rejected or the engagement will be terminated, as the case may be.
e) Applications received after due date, unsigned applications or incomplete in any respect, will not be considered.
f) This engagement will not confer you any claims, rights, interests or further claims for any job or further engagement/appointment in IESWM. IESWM has no obligation to extend the engagement period.
g) This engagement can be terminated at any time with one month’s notice from either side without assigning any reason whatsoever.
 
Applications may be sent to the below-mentioned address, on or before 4-00 P.M. on 13.07.2018
 
The Chief Administrative Officer
Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management
DD-24, Sector-I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 064
Phone Nos: (033) 2334 0239/0531
Fax No.: (033) 2358 0967
E-mail: contact@ieswm.org