National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences is a multidisciplinary Institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the frontier area of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. The Lunatic Asylum which came into being in the latter part of the 19th Century was renamed as Mental Hospital in 1925 by the erstwhile Government of Mysore.
Post : Junior Research Fellow
Applications are invited from eligible candidates, for the post of “Junior Research Fellow” on contract basis for the DBT funded project entitled “Assessment of extracellular alpha-synuclein on midbrain astrocytes – implications in the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease” – under Dr. Indrani Datta, Associate Professor of Biophysics & Principal Investigator.
Essential Qualification: M.Sc OR M.Phil degree in any field of science / Lifescience / Biophysics / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Regenerative Medicine / Neuroscience with a good academic record.
Experience : At least two years of research experience with expertise in stem cell culture, animal model generation and maintenance, molecular biology work and
biochemical techniques. Candidates having publication will be preferred.
Nature of Work: The project covers extensive Live-cell imaging and flow cytometry techniques in detecting functional parameters (intracellular calcium, mitochondrial membrane potential, exocytosis & endocytosis) of rodent midbrain astrocytes and neuronal cells, fluorescent tagging of peptides in monomeric and aggregate
form, protein and gene expression studies.
Maximum Age Limit: 35 Years (age relaxation will be given for suitable candidates)
Emoluments: Rs 25,000/- + 30% HRA Per Month
Duration of the Project : 2 years Initial appointment will be made for a period of six months and will be extended further depending upon the performance of the candidate.
Eligible Candidates fulfilling the criteria may email their application, along with resume and age proof to firstname.lastname@example.org the candidates, who apply, should invariably mention the Notification No., Date, email ID, Contact No. & Postal address, failing which the application will not be considered.
The last date for receipt of filled in softcopy of the applications along with the relevant documents is 10.10.2019
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