Senior Project Associate Position in NIMHANS, Banglore, India

Project Scientist Position in NIMHANS Bengaluru, India

Designation/Position- Senior Project Associate Position in NIMHANS

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India invites applications for Senior Project Associate Position in NIMHANS 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- Science/Engineering/Technology/Pharma /MD/MS

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


Essential Qualification

Master’s degree biomedical sciences, preferably genetics, human genetics, applied genetics, medical genetics, human disease genetics, biochemistry or related areas from a recognized University or Institution


(i) Minimum three to four years’ experience in Research and

Development in Industrial and Academic Institutions or

Science and Technology Organizations and Scientific activities and services


(ii) Doctoral Degree in  Science/Engineering/Technology/Pharma /MD/MS from a recognized University or equivalent

Selection process

Written Examination and Personal interview

Desirable Experience

Experience in genomics, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) (wet lab and/or bioinformatics) focused on Human Genetics and clinical applications. 

Maximum Age Limit

 40 Years

Job/Position Description

basis in the R&D project entitled “Mission Program on Pediatric Rare Genetic Disorders” funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under Dr. Chetan GK, Professor and Head of Human Genetics, NIMHANS.

Name of the post

Senior Project Associate  

No. of posts



Rs. 42,000/- + 24% HRA

Duration of project

5 years

Initial appointment will be made for the period of 6 months, with extension up to the term of the project after revaluation and

Nature of the work

renewal. Handling of biological samples, cataloging, isolation of nucleic acids,    QC, NGS library preparation and sequencing, bioinformatic analysis, variant interpretation & reporting. 

How to Apply- 

Link for Online Application

Google forms application link: Crvxx1JFXmoSuNpqY/edit?pli=1  

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria may apply through the given link above. The last date for receipt of the applications is within 14 days of this notification and applications received after the last date will not be considered.

Last Date for Apply 25 July 2023

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