Research Associate Position in NIMHANS, Banglore, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate and Yoga Therapist

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India invites application for research associate position from eligible and interested candidates.

About- The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) is a multidisciplinary institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the field of mental health and neurosciences.

NIMHANS is synonymous with providing high standards of clinical care, quality training and cutting-edge research in the frontier areas. Combined priorities for comprehensive patient care, manpower development and research, stem from the commitment to an integrated and multidisciplinary approach which addresses societal needs. The advances in genomics, computational neuroscience, mathematical modelling, neuroimaging, molecular biology and a host of new disciplines including public health,  are being translated to help  humanity in need and promote the growth of knowledge.

Research/Job Area- Any field of science/Life science/Medicine/Physiology/Neuroscience

Location- National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India


  1. MD/Ph.D degree in any field of science/Life science/Medicine/Physiology/Neuroscience with good academic record. Those who have already submitted the thesis are also eligible to apply (attach proof of submission from the Registrar/Controller of examinations).
  2. Those with research experience in optimizing Human Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging protocols, acquisitions and analyses will be preferred.

Job/Position Description- Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for filling up of the post of Research Associate on contract basis for the DST-SATYAM project entitled “Yoga based Intervention for Opioid Dependence: Efficacy and Potential Mechanisms” – under Dr. Hemant Bhargav, Senior Scientific Officer & Principal Investigator, NIMHANS Integrated Centre for Yoga.

Maximum Age Limit – 40 years

Remuneration – Rs.36,000/- + 30% HRA

Duration of employment – Initial appointment will be for 6 months which will be extendable every year for 3 years depending on satisfactory performance of the candidate.

How to Apply- Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria, may apply on a plain paper with their curriculum vitae, age proof and copy of testimonials by email to [email protected] 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 applications together with the relevant documents is 10.09.2018 up to 4.00 p.m Late applications will not be entertained.

Last Date for Apply 10 September 2018

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