Applications are invited for the position of one Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for the ICAR – National Agricultural Science Fund (ICAR-NASF) funded Project “Building Resilience Model for the Vulnerable Hotspots to Climate Change in Smallholder Dairy Production System of Indo-Gangetic Plain Region of India Using GIS and Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping Approach” at Narendrapur Campus of RKMVERI.
|Name of the Post: Senior Research Fellow (One No.)|
|Name of the project: “Building Resilience Model for the Vulnerable Hotspots to Climate Change in Smallholder Dairy Production System of Indo-Gangetic Plain Region of India Using GIS and Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping Approach” at RKMVERI, Belur Math, Howrah|
|Funding Agency: National Agricultural Science Fund (NASF), ICAR, New Delhi|
|Cooperating Centre Principal Investigator: Dr. Rupak Goswami, Associate Professor, RKMVERI|
|Project Duration: 1 September 2023 to 31 August 2026|
|Engagement of the SRF: 1 December 2023 to 31 August 2026 (contingent upon the availability of funds)|
|Last Date of Application: 25 November 2023 (Saturday)|
|Date of Interview: 28 November 2023 (Tuesday)|
|Probation Period: For six (6) months from the date of joining or termination of the project whichever is earlier. This period may be extended based on the performance of the fellow.|
|Place of Interview: Narendrapur Campus of RKMVERI, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103|
|Name of the Post||Emolument (₹)||Essential Qualification||Age Limit on date of interview||Place of Posting|
|Senior Research Fellow
₹ 31,000/- per month plus HRA (as permissible) per month for 1st and 2nd year.
₹ 35,000/- per month plus HRA (as permissible) for the 3rd year.
Master Degree in any branch of Agriculture or Allied Sciences with 4 years/ 5 years of Bachelor’s Degree (Candidates having Post-graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3-years Bachelor’s degree and 2-years Master’s degree should have NET qualification and 2 years of research experience)
Desirable subjects: Master Degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Dairy Extension, Veterinary Extension, Environmental Sciences, Rural Development, Social Sciences, and related disciplines.
|Maximum 35 years for men. And 40 years for women (Age relaxation for Women / SC / ST / OBC, as per GOI / ICAR rules).||Narendrapur Campus of RKMVERI|
How to Apply
Interested candidates may email their application addressed to the Dean, IRDM Faculty Centre, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI), Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur (Kolkata) 700103, along with their updated resume, scanned copies of the educational certificates, and related credentials to “”. Please mention (in your email subject) the post and project title for which you applied.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for an offline personal interview at the Narendrapur Campus of RKMVERI. The candidates must produce hard copies of their resumes, along with the original certificates and credentials during the personal interview.
Last Date of Application: 25 November 2023 (Saturday)
Date of Interview: 28 November 2023 (Tuesday), 11.00 am onwards
Responsibility of the SRF
Rigorous Fieldwork, Attending training programmes, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Report Writing, and Preparation of manuscript for peer-reviewed journals, among others.
- The appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on the termination of the project.
- The appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency and the implementing agency.
- The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognised Universities / Institutions / Boards, etc.
- The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle the candidates to be called for the interview.
- The name of selected candidate will be posted on the website.
- No TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the interview.
- No interim enquiries/correspondence/communication will be entertained regarding the selection procedure.