NIMHANS invites applications for Project Associate-1 in Clinical Research for Neuromodulation in Psychiatry


The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences in Bangalore is seeking applications for positions in the project titled “Clinical Research for Neuromodulation in Psychiatry,” on a contract basis under the DBT Wellcome Trust India Alliance. NIMHANS is a medical institution in Bangalore, India that marks the apex center for mental health and neuroscience education in the country. NIMHANS is a government institution, operating under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It is the leading institute of the nation in the field of mental health and neurosciences. NIMHANS provides inputs to the Central and State Governments on topics such as strategizing a national program for mental health. It offers a list of courses covering UG, PG, Super Speciality, and PhD levels across different specializations. NIMHANS ranks 4 under the Medical category by the NIRF.

The principal investigators for this position are Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian, Dr. Jagadisha Thirthalli, and Dr. Urvakhsh Meherwan Mehta from the Department of Psychiatry at NIMHANS.

Name of the Post: Project Associate-1
Number of Posts: 1
Qualifications required:

Clinical Psychology MSc from a reputable school or university


Proficiency in clinical research encompassing cognitive and clinical evaluations of individuals with severe mental illnesses

In addition

expertise analyzing EEG, HRV, and brain imaging data

Upper age limit: 32 years
  • a) 31,000 INR + HRA (for the candidates qualified in National eligibility tests)
  • b) 25,000 INR + HRA for candidates who do not fall in the above.
Duration of the post:

Initial appointment will be made for a period of 6 months and will be extendable till the end of the project depending upon the performance of the candidate.

Required documents:

The eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria are to apply with supporting documents as a single PDF in the same order:

  1. The appreciation letter mentioned with Notification Number, Name of the applied Post, and Date
  2. Checklist (Strictly in the attached format)
  3. Resume (Compulsorily following the attached format: inclusion of email ID, contact number, postal address, and two referees)
  4. Age Proof Certificate Copy
  5. Copies of Academic Qualifications Certificates
  6. Copies of experience certificate (supported by a Letter of Recommendation from the supervisor of the department in which the candidate has work experience)
  7. Documents supporting other desirable qualifications
Last date:

The last date for receipt of applications is 14 days from the date of Notification i.e. 9th December 2023.

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Please note:

All the documents mentioned above should be sent as a single PDF document, and mailed to

Click here to fill out this online form. Those applications that don’t follow the above format and the above-mentioned documents will not be considered.

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