Career For M.Pharm/M.Sc as JRF for Antiepileptic project in National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
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. This hospital and All India Institute of Mental Health established in 1954 by Government of India were amalgamated on 27th December 1974, and thus was formed the autonomous National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS). The priority gradiant adopted at the Institute is service, manpower development and research. Multidisciplinary integrated approach is the mainstay of this institute, paving the way to translate the results from the bench to the bedside. On November 14, 1994, NIMHANS has been declared a Deemed University by the University Grants Commission, with academic autonomy. The Institute functions under the direction of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka. Several National and International funding organisations provide resources for research.
Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Applications are invited from eligible candidates, for filling up of the post of “Junior Research Fellow (JRF)” in the DST funded project entitled “Evaluation of Antiepileptic Activity of Medicinal Plants in Animal Models of Epilepsy” under Dr. B.S. Shankaranarayana Rao, Additional Professor and Principal Investigator, Department of Neurophysiology.
Educational Qualification : Masters degree in Neurosciences / Life Sciences/ Zoology / Physiology / Anatomy / Biotechnology/ Pharmacology or equivalent Masters degree with good academic record
Experience : Experience in animal handling, stereotaxic surgery in rodents, recording of rodent EEG, slice electrophysiology, estimation of neurotransmitters, histology and rodent behavioral evaluation
Age Limit : 32 years
Emoluments : Rs.16,000 + 30% HRA
Duration of the post : 24 months
Tenure of Appointment : Initial appointment will be made for a period of one year and same will be renewed for the remaining duration of the project depending upon the performance of the candidate
Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria may apply on a plain paper with the Curriculum Vitae and copy of the Testimonials / experience certificate, either addressed to The Director, NIMHANS, P.B.No.2900, Hosur Road, Bangalore-560029 by post or by email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last date for receipt of filled in application together with the relevant documents is on 25.11.2013 upto 4.00 p.m. Late applications will not be entertained.
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