Opportunities

Essential qualification & experience:
MBBS
Additional qualifications are desirable. Proficiency in Kannada/Telugu languages is must.

Responsibilities:

Conducting medical assessments of study participants, clinical examination including complete physical and neurological examination, anthropometric assessment and overseeing investigations in the Srinivaspura project site office and Mobile Unit. Conducting community awareness / feedback camps in surrounding villages. Participating in the research / academic activities in the project.

Salary: Salary will be decided as per the qualifications and experience of the candidate

Place of work: Srinivaspura, Kolar.

Last date for submission: 5th June 2024

Interested candidates are required to submit the application in the prescribed format, with the relevant documents.

For the Application form:
https://cbr-iisc.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Application_form_recruitment.pdf

The filled in application form may be sent through email to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in

Essential qualification & experience:
Post-graduate in Psychology with experience of conducting cognitive assessments.
Proficiency in Kannada/Telugu languages is must.

Responsibilities:

Perform cognitive assessments on study participants in the Srinivaspura project site office and Mobile Unit. Participating in research / academic activities in the project.

Salary: Salary will be decided as per the qualifications and experience of the candidate

Place of work: Srinivaspura, Kolar.

Last date for submission: 5th June 2024

Interested candidates are required to submit the application in the prescribed format, with the relevant documents.

For the Application form:
https://cbr-iisc.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Application_form_recruitment.pdf

The filled in application form may be sent through email to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in

Qualification (Essential)

  • MBBS / MPH / Master’s degree in Allied Health Sciences / Cognitive Sciences / Health Research. Candidates with a Master’s degree in Life Sciences with prior experience in working with healthcare research may also be considered.
  • Prior research experience and publications relevant to the field.
  • Good knowledge of statistical analysis and scientific writing skills.
  • Please note that this position is only for a clinical (dry) research lab (https://cbr-iisc.ac.in/people/jonas-sundarakumar/). So, only candidates with relevant skills may apply.

Job Description

The candidate will be working in Dr. Jonas S. Sundarakumar‘s research group and will be required to work on data from a large, prospective, aging cohort, investigating the risk factors for dementia in the rural Indian population, with a focus on cardiometabolic and lifestyle-related risk factors. The candidate should be able to independently formulate sound hypotheses, perform data analysis, report, interpret and present the research findings in the form of publications and scientific presentations.

This is a contractual position renewable upon a satisfactory review of performance. The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Application

Interested candidates may write tojonas@cbr-iisc.ac.in with the email subject: ‘Application for Research Assistant’, enclosing their updated CV as a .pdf file on or before 31 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CBR reserves the right not to fill the vacancy in case a suitable candidate is not found.

Qualification (Essential)

  • MD / DNB (Any Allopathic Specialty) or PhD in a Cognitive/Health/Clinical Sciences-related field. Candidates with expertise or prior experience in the field of aging/dementia/neurodegenerative disorders are highly preferrable. Candidates with a PhD in Life Sciences with substantial clinical experience in the above fields may be considered.
  • Sound knowledge of statistical analysis, scientific writing skills and publications relevant to the field.
  • Please note that this position is only for a clinical (dry) research lab (https://cbr-iisc.ac.in/people/jonas-sundarakumar/). So, only candidates with relevant skills may apply.

Job Description

The candidate will be working in Dr. Jonas S. Sundarakumar‘s research group and will be required to work on data from a large, prospective, aging cohort, investigating the risk factors for dementia in the rural Indian population, with a focus on cardiometabolic and lifestyle-related risk factors. The candidate should be able to independently formulate sound hypotheses, perform data analysis, report, interpret and present the research findings in the form of publications and scientific presentations.

This is a contractual position renewable upon a satisfactory review of performance. The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Application

Interested candidates may write tojonas@cbr-iisc.ac.in with the email subject: ‘Application for Post-doctoral Fellow’, enclosing their updated CV as a .pdf file on or before 31 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CBR reserves the right not to fill the vacancy in case a suitable candidate is not found.

The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) (https://www.cbr-iisc.ac.in/) is an autonomous centre of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Its mandate is to conduct cutting-edge research on normal and pathological aging of the brain to identify risk factors and protective factors for neurodegeneration. CBR is spearheading large-scale community-based aging studies in rural and urban populations to decipher cognitive changes due to normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders. Detailed multi-modal assessments (including clinical, cognitive, biochemical, and brain imaging studies) with long-term follow-up are carried out in mission mode as part of these flagship research projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely reporting of structural and functional MRI assessments
  • Performing and reporting Echocardiography/Carotid Doppler assessments
  • Working closely with researchers conducting large-scale, human research studies on brain aging and neurodegeneration
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time by the Principal Investigators of the flagship research projects.

Qualification and Skills

Essential

  • Qualified National/State Medical Council-registered Radiologist (DMRD/MD/DNB in radiology)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience that includes MRI, Ultrasound/Doppler.
  • Candidates are free to undertake clinical practice outside office hours.

Desirable

  • Prior research experience or keen interest in research
  • Proficiency in using Office 365 (particularly, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), PACS, use of MRI workstations and analysis software, and an ability and interest to pick up and use emerging tools.

If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the job, please email your CV to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024, mentioning ‘Application for Radiologist position’ in the subject line.

We are looking for physicians with a minimum qualification of MD/DNB who are keenly motivated to work with geriatric participants and can take the initiative in conducting medical assessments of study participants, clinical examinations including complete physical and neurological examination, anthropometric assessment and overseeing investigations, coordinating research activities, and analyzing clinical and neuroimaging data.

Essential qualification: MD/DNB Medicine, Physiology, Community Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Community Medicine

Desirable: Good communication skills to coordinate with subjects, other teams, and collaborating institutes. Should be proficient in English and Kannada. Familiarity with other South Indian languages is of value.

Pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. No accommodation is provided. Clinical practice can be carried out independently outside of the organization on a part-time basis.

If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the job, please email your CV to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024, mentioning ‘Application for Physician position’ in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are looking for a Psychology postgraduate who is keenly motivated to work with a geriatric group and can take initiative in coordinating research activities, conducting clinical and cognitive assessments, conducting community awareness programs, and establishing and maintaining good rapport with subjects for continued assessments.

Essential Qualification: Master’s degree in Psychology with up to 2 years of research experience.

Desirable: Good communication skills to coordinate with subjects, other teams, and collaborating institutes. Should be proficient in English and South Indian Languages especially Kannada.

Pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. No accommodation is provided. Candidate should be willing to accommodate flexible work timing based on subjects’ availability.

If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the job, please email your CV to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024, mentioning ‘Application for Research Psychologist position’ in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION: Graduate in the nursing field (BSc / MSc Nursing) with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in administration in R & D organizations/Government organizations/Private organizations. Proficiency in computers (MS Office) is essential and must possess excellent organizational and management skills and an ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of people. Should be proficient (oral and written) in English and regional languages like Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, etc.  

Job Description:  The candidate will be responsible for drafting letters, purchases/stores, general maintenance, report preparation, data compilations, data entry, and any other related matters.  They would also be responsible for field activities like coordinating with volunteers and arranging sessions, interviewing, and collecting information from individuals in the community. They should be willing to travel outside for fieldwork, etc. Pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the job, please email your CV to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024, mentioning ‘Application for Nurse position’ in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Centre for Brain Research, IISc Bangalore is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers to join an exciting research project in brain aging. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research at a Centre dedicated to minimising India’s burden of neurodegenerative diseases.

Job Description: The project’s main aim is to identify and monitor individuals aged 45 years and above at risk of developing dementia/cognitive impairment and to implement persuasion engines as a preventive measure.

Qualifications:

– PhD in Neuroscience, or a closely related field

– Strong track record as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at prestigious platforms

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– Passion for research and a commitment to excellence

A competitive salary, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience, will be provided. If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for a postdoctoral position, please email your CV and statement of motivation/purpose to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024 mentioning ‘Application for postdoctoral position – dementia risk’ in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Centre for Brain Research, IISc Bangalore seeks a passionate and experienced Project Manager to join an exciting research project on brain aging. The Project Manager will play a central role involving facilitation and coordination to ensure the project’s progress, foster collaboration, and deliver impactful results.

Job Description: The project’s main aim is to identify and monitor individuals aged 45 years and above at risk of developing dementia/cognitive impairment and to implement persuasion engines as a preventive measure. The main responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of project execution, ensuring adherence to project timelines and milestones, fostering clear communication and collaboration between team members and stakeholders, tracking project progress, analyzing data, and preparing comprehensive reports.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Project Management, Administration, Engineering, Science, Public Health, or a related field will be essential. PhD and/or relevant experience (for example, managing multicentric consortia or large-scale research projects) in the academic/not-for-profit space will be desirable. The candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

A competitive salary, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience, will be provided. If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the position, please email your CV and statement of motivation/purpose to jobs@cbr-iisc.ac.in by 25th May 2024, mentioning ‘Application for Project Manager’ in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our team works on problems at the intersection of signal processing, computer vision, machine learning/ deep learning, and neuroimaging, to understand neuro-degeneration. We are actively seeking applications from motivated candidates for the following positions:

Postdocs/ RAs

Qualification – PhD in Data Science/Computer science/Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Biotechnology/Medical Electronics/Physics/Mathematics

Additionally – Coding skills in Python/R/MATLAB, Familiarity with MR Toolboxes, statistical methodology

Job description: Analyzing MRI (Magnetic Resonance Image) volumes seeking patterns to understand neuro-degeneration


PhD

Qualification – BE/MTech/M.S in Data Science/Computer science/Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Biotechnology/Medical Electronics/Physics/Mathematics

Additionally – Coding skills in Python/R/MATLAB, Familiarity with MR Toolboxes, statistical methodology

Research focus:

  • Analyze Time series of functional MR volumes to understand brain networks
  • Utilising Diffusion-weighted MR images to estimate brain age
  • Integrate findings from EEG and fMRI time series to understand neurodegeneration
  • Analyze Structural MR images to study cognitive capabilities

Project Scientist/ Project Associates

Qualification – BE/MTech/M.S in Data Science/Computer science/Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Physics/Mathematics

Additionally – Coding skills in Python/R/MATLAB, Familiarity with MR Toolboxes, statistical methodology

Job description: Analyzing image, time-series, numerical data that are collected from neuroimaging modalities such as EEG, MR


Internship / Project work as part of degree requirements at UG/PG level – We are always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals with a background in data analysis/signal processing/machine learning/ computer vision/statistics/bio-medical engineering. If you are interested, get in touch with us for a discussion.

SRF/JRF candidates are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply:

If you’re excited about contributing to cutting-edge research in our lab, please send a single PDF file containing your CV and cover letter to Dr. Neelam Sinha, at neelamlab@cbriisc.ac.in

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applications for postdoctoral research fellow positions are invited from candidates who have recently finished their doctoral dissertations and are motivated to pursue research aligned with the mandate of CBR. More advanced scholars will also be considered.

Interested candidates may send their curriculum vitae (with date of birth, nationality, qualifications, professional experience, positions held, list of publications, and other accomplishments) along with a research proposal and the names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers, and email addresses of 3 referees to facultysearch@cbr-iisc.ac.in

For details of the research projects being carried out at CBR, visit the faculty profiles.


Last Updated on May 21, 2024