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Opportunities at Prof Saskya Van Nouhuys lab.

Field Assistant Position: I am looking for a field assistant to work in my lab at the Centre for Ecological Sciences at IISc in Bangalore. We study ecological interactions between species, and the consequences of these interactions at the population and community levels, mostly using insects and plants. See for more details about our research.

Field staff policy

field staff
Dinesh Subba has been working on the Arunachal Pradesh long-term bird project on bird demography since 2011                Mayavan has been working in the Nilgiris since the 1990s and has assisted a range of researchers from CES as well as other organisations.


Recent Publications of Priti Hebbar, DST-Inspire Faculty, CES

Priti, H., Gururaja, K. V., Aravind, N. A., & Ravikanth, G. (2021). Influence of microhabitat on the distribution of tadpoles of three endemic Nyctibatrachus species (Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats, India. Biotropica 

Short title: Microhabitat factors influencing Nyctibatrachus tadpoles 

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow for Forest Dynamics Research in the Long-Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) programme

  • Ability to independently facilitate meetings and attention to detail and planning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English as demonstrated in scientific publications.
  • Quantitative skills including study design and statistical analysis in R (preferably) or other tools.

Candidates with the following additional qualifications/skills will be preferred:

Zeroing In with Prof. Renee M Borges

Podcast from the Borges Lab (courtesy Zeroing In. The Science Podcast)

Part I:

"Around 200 years back, Darwin set out on his historic voyage around the world, observing and cataloguing the immense diversity the world had to offer, he laid down the foundation for a theory that shook the foundation of biology, the theory of evolution out of which was born the field of evolutionary ecology which tries to unravel the countless puzzles of life nature has to offer.