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Vacancy for Lead Scientist (Air Pollution) & Implementation Coordinator (Air Pollution) in CEECC, ADRI

About Organization

Centre for Environment, Energy and Climate Change (CEECC) at Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) is a research think tank and an ENVIS Resource Partner under the aegis of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). The Centre’s research work majorly goes around Water Resource Management, Air Pollution and Climate Change. The Centre is also providing evidence-based research support to policymakers at different levels.

After successful completion of city-specific Clean Air Action Plan, a Program Management Unit (PMU) has been envisaged to be established at BSPCB in collaboration with CEECC-ADRI. The CEECC-ADRI seeks a motivated and skilled “Lead Scientist & Implementation Coordinator” to work  on the Centre’s mandates.

Organization:                         Centre for Environment, Energy and Climate Change (CEECC) at ADRI

Location:                                Patna, Bihar

Term of Engagement:            Full-Time

Duration:                                2 years

Last Date of Application:     August 17, 2019 (IST- 2359 hours)

  1. Post : Lead Scientist (Air Pollution)

Responsibilities

  • Conduct impact analysis and field tests of air quality.
  • Prepare emissions inventories and organize and interpret data from air-pollution monitoring sites.
  • Prepare dispersion models and develop sampling methodologies for air-quality assessment.
  • Develop GIS-based map of air-pollution dispersion, source emission.
  • Ensure effective documentation, publication, information dissemination of relevant research works in the public domain.
  • Analysis of primary or secondary research/survey data, interpret the findings for development of factual reports.
  • Identify, develop, structure, and manage new project proposal, grants and contracts in the relevant domain.
  • Organize meetings with stakeholders, seminars, trainings, workshops, etc.

Key skills

  • Expertise in one of the dispersion modeling software such as AERMOD, CALPUFF or WRF and other software handling like GIS.
  • Analytical abilities.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Good writing skills: report, research article, project proposal, and blog, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Qualifications

The candidate is required to have completed a relevant Master in Science or Technology. PhD in a science discipline such as Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering or in other relevant discipline is preferable.

Experiences

  • Experience of at least 5 years, working in the research domain of air-pollution, specifically in fields of dispersion modeling and assessment of different source emission software is desirable.
  • Have experiences in working with government institutions in national and international research projects.
  • The candidate is also required to be familiar with regional, national, and global air quality issues.

Compensation

  • The Centre offers a market competitive remuneration, based on qualifications and work experience.
  1. Post : Implementation Coordinator (Air Pollution)

Responsibilities

  • Act as government’s liaison to coordinate with the stakeholdersfor program implementation and evaluation.
  • Coordinate and conducttraining sessions, capacity building sessions, stakeholders meetingand implement field-based interventions.
  • Conduct field surveys/data collection and analyze and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate effective documentation and information dissemination of ongoing activities in the public domain.
  • Develop strategies and plan to conduct monitoring & evaluation (M&E) of program implementation.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent data analyses skills and practical experience in working with statistical tools like R/STATA/SPSS etc.
  • Excellent organizational and administration or management skills.
  • Good writing skills: report, research article, project proposal, and blog, etc.

Qualifications

The candidate is required to have Bachelor’s degree in Technology Engineering or Master degree in science discipline such as Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering or in other relevant discipline.

Experiences

  • Experience of at least 3 years, working in the fields of air-quality management or environment management. 
  • Candidate with certain amount of experience in project/programme monitoring & evaluation is desirable.
  • Working experience in the fields of project/programme handling and implementation with a government and social organization/institution is preferred.

Compensation

  • The Centre offers a market competitive remuneration, based on qualifications and work experience.

How to Apply:

Please send following documents to ceecc@adriindia.org

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose (not more than one A4 size page)
  • Two letters of recommendations from referees

Application without above mentioned documents will be not be accepted. Kindly mention “Lead Scientist (Air Pollution) / Implementation Coordinator (Air Pollution) ” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview rounds.  

 

 

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