Applications Invited: Junior Research Fellow

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates, for filling up the posts of “Junior Research Fellow” on a contract basis in the SERB-funded project entitled “Role of Caveolins as Potential Target for Neuroprotection in Epilepsy” under Dr. Yogananda S. Markandeya, Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics & Principal Investigator

  • NIMH/PROJ/SERB/BP/YSM/JRF/NOTIF./2021-22
  • Date: 29.07.2021

Name of the Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
No. of posts: One
Essential Qualification: (i) M.Sc or M.Tech or M.Phil degree in Life sciences/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry/Physics/Biophysics/ Chemistry with a good academic record
(ii) Qualified NET/GATE/JGEEBILS/ICMR/INSPIRE or equivalent Experience Candidates with some experience of molecular biology are encouraged to apply.


Nature of Work: The project covers extensive electrophysiology (patch-clamp) and fluorescence imaging in rodent brain slices (acute), and in primary cultures. Extensive qRT-PCR, western blotting, gene transfection, are required.
Maximum Age Limit: 28 years
Emoluments: Rs. 31,000/- + 30% HRA per month
Duration of Project: 01 year- Duration of Post Initial appointment will be made for a period of 06 months and will be extended further depending upon the performance of the candidate.

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria must email their application (written on a plain paper), along with a resume, age proof, and copy of the testimonials to yogananda@nimhans.ac.in 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.

  • Eligible candidates will be shortlisted.
  • Interview will be conducted via online video conference and the details will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates.
  • The last date for receipt of filled in softcopy of the applications along with the relevant documents is 13.08.2021.

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