Research Associate-I at Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, India

Research Associate-I at Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate-I at Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, India invites applications for Research Associate-I at Shiv Nadar University from eligible and interested candidates

About- Shiv Nadar University (, chosen as one of the ten private Institutions of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused and student-centric institution that is bringing a paradigm shift in higher education in India through its innovative curriculum, cross-disciplinary thinking across a wide range of disciplines, and disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and innovation focus. The University is building an eco-system of knowledge to promote recognition of the inter-connectedness of ideas, systems and environments in the world inside the campus and those outside it. The core of the University consists of a select, world-class faculty with doctoral and postdoctoral experiences from ranked universities all over the world. The University currently has 5 Schools, 24 Departments and 7 Research Centers engaged in teaching, practice and research in disciplines as diverse as Engineering, Natural Sciences, Management & Entrepreneurship, and Humanities & Social Sciences, along with Art & Performing Arts, Design, Communication, and also Extended Education & Professional Development. The Schools offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. The University is among a select group of green-field institutions in the country which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the NITI Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017.

Research/Job Area- Neuroscience/life sciences/physics/engineering/other quantitative sciences

Location- Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (deemed to be University), National Capital Region (NCR)


PhD in neuroscience/life sciences/physics/engineering/other quantitative sciences. Candidates who have submitted their PhD thesis are eligible to apply.


3 years research/design/development experience after ME/MTech with at least one research paper in a Science Citation Index (SCI) journal.

Desired qualifications:

Good quantitative skills. Ability to program (python/ C/ C++/ matlab or any other language). Experience with neurophysiology or animal behaviour.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate-I in a Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB)- Department of Science & Technology (DST)-sponsored project, entitled “Do cognitive demands affect information processing along the transverse and the longitudinal axes of area CA1 of the hippocampus?”, under the supervision of Dr Sachin Deshmukh, Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University, Gautam Buddha Nagar. 

The work involves hardware design and manufacture, writing software (for experiment control and quantitative analysis) and performing actual implantation surgeries, neural recordings and behavioral experiments followed by histology to localize electrodes. People working in the lab get trained in these techniques. 


The duration of the contract shall be for one year, to be extended up to 3 years on satisfactory assessment of progress.


The position offers a salary of Rs 47,000 per month + HRA of Rs 3,760 (subject to further changes as per DST norms) for the duration of the contract. 

How to Apply- 

Please email the following documents to Dr Sachin Deshmukh, Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences at

  • Resume 
  • Contact information for 2 references
  • Any other relevant information, including summaries of projects, dissertations etc.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Sachin Deshmukh, Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences at

Last Date for Apply– Until position filled

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