JRF Position for Chemistry Candidates in Project on Synaptic Function Decline @ NIMHANS


Applications are invited from eligible candidates, for the post of “Junior Research Fellow” (JRF) on contract basis for the SERB – DST funded project entitled “Early signatures of synaptic function decline in diabetic retinopathy” – under the guidance of Dr. Bhupesh Mehta, Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics & Principal Investigator, NIMHANS.

Job Title : Junior Research Fellow

No.of.Posts : 1

Project Title :  “Early signatures of synaptic function decline in diabetic retinopathy”

Duration : 3 years (Initial appointment will be made for a period of six months and will be extended further depending upon the performance of the candidate).

Maximum Age Limit : 28 Years

Emoluments : Rs.25,000/- + 30% HRA Per Month

Nature of Work: The project covers extensive electrophysiology (double patch-clamp) in rodent retina, electroretinogram recordings, in-vivo gene transfection (electroporation), plasmid preparation and designing. For reference about the laboratory work, candidates are encouraged to read – Mehta et.al. (2013) Neuron (PMID: 23395377), Mehta et.al. J. Neurosci. (2014) (PMID: 24790194), Snellman et.al. Nat Neurosci. (2011) (PMID: 21785435).


  • Essential – M.Sc OR M.Tech OR M.Phil degree in any field of science/life science/physics/biophysics/ chemistry with a good academic record, and NET/GATE/JGEEBILS/ ICMR qualification. Candidates in process of degree submission with results expected by September 1st, 2017 will be considered eligible ONLY with conditions of possession of support documents of NET/GATE/ JGEEBILS or ICMR qualification.
  • Experience – Candidates with some experience of molecular biology are encouraged to apply.
See Also
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How to Apply:

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria may apply on a plain paper with the resume, age proof and copy of the testimonials addressed to The Director, NIMHANS, P.B.No.2900, D.R. College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560029 either by post or through e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected] The candidates who apply should invariably mention the Notification No, Date, email ID, Contact no and Postal address without fail, otherwise the applications will not be considered.

The last date for receipt of filled in application together with the relevant documents is 21-08-2017 upto 4.00 p.m. Applications received later will not be entertained.

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Application Deadline – 21-08-2017 upto 4.00 p.m.

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