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Manipal inviting M pharmacy, Msc Candidates for Research Fellow

MANIPAL ACADEMY of HIGHER EDUCATION Deemed to Giversity ander lection of the GGC Act, 1959

Manipal inviting Junior Research Fellow for
The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal invites applications from eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow to work under the DBT funded research project titled “Transcriptional and behavioral mechanisms underlying social isolation stress in Drosophila” in the laboratory of Dr. Pavan Agrawal (Website: at the Centre for Molecular Neurosciences, KMC, Manipal.

The project will include cutting edge approaches from molecular neuroscience, genomics, bioinformatics, Drosophila genetics and behavioural biology. Candidate will also support the day daily operations of the laboratory.

Appropriate training will be provided.

ELIGIBILITY: Minimum qualifications-MSc in Life Science subjects or M Pharmacy Candidates with UGC CSIR/NET/GATE/ DBT-BET qualification will be preferred.

The candidate needs to be highly motivated, self-starter and a team player who can work in a highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment including researchers, engineers
and clinicians.

Candidate with some experience in these areas will be preferred: Drosophila genetics, Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Molecular cloning. The candidate should be highly organized and be able to manage multiple priorities. Other duties as assigned.


Rs. 31,000 per month + 8% HRA for UGC-CSIR/DBT-BET/NET/GATE qualified candidate.

Rs. 25, 000 per month + 8% HRA for candidate without UGC-CSIR / DBT-BET / NET / GATE qualifications.

Duration Of The Project: 3 Years.


Selected candidate will have an opportunity for PhD registration at Manipal Academy of Higher Education upon fulfilment of prescribed eligibility criteria.

Eligible candidates may apply with a detailed CV, cover letter along with contact details of the two referees, as a single pdf file, on or before November 16, 2021 with the subject line “DBT-JRF Molecular Neurosciences” by email to Shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail about the interview date.

Address – Deputy Director – HR, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Madhav Nagar, Manipal 576104, Udupi, Karnataka, India e-mail: | Phone: 0820-2923433